American Masters

Pépin took de-boning a fish to new heights

Clip: Season 31 Episode 5 | 3m 4s

Jacques Pépin truly mastered the art of craft, taking a technique like cleaning a chicken or de-boning a fish to new heights. Today, chefs are still inspired by the elegance in his work and movement.

Aired: 04/28/17

Rating: NR

Video has closed captioning.

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