Jacques Pepin Honored with Lifetime Achievement Daytime Creative Emmy Award

It seems strange to think that one of the most recognizable tv chefs is JUST NOW getting honored with a Lifetime Achievement Creative Emmy Award, but, Jacques Pepin will be the first.

Jacques Pepin Honored with Lifetime Achievement Daytime Creative Emmy Award

Perhaps you grew up seeing Pepin on your local PBS, cooking alongside the [literal] giant of the genre Julia Child, or any of his numerous solo food-centric series. The Daytime Creative Emmy Awards will be honoring him at the ceremony this May.

Senior Vice President and Executive Producer of the Daytime Emmy Awards David Michaels said:

"Daytime television has been forever changed by the culinary efforts of Jacques Pepin. Pepin's body of work helped inspire not just millions of cooks at home, but also the myriad staples of culinary television we now see."

The Creative Arts Emmy ceremony will take place in in Los Angeles on May 3rd. Judge Judy Sheindlin will also receive a Lifetime Achievement Award, during the Daytime Emmys on May 5th.

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