During lunch, after our egg class with Shaun Hergatt, guest speaker Jacques Pépin spoke about his career and the past, present and future of the culinary world. Pépin is one of the most well-known chefs of this country who has one a myriad of awards during his career. He has written over 30 books and an innumerable amount of articles about the restaurant industry. He spoke of his Emmy Award-winning television series with Julia Child, where they never wrote down recipes or planned the show. His humor and energy filled the room as the crowd listened in awe about his experiences in the kitchen and his many accomplishments.