Today on All Sides, join us as we speak with French Chef Jacques PÃ©pin about simple - yet delicious- food that can be prepared quickly. Chef Jacques PÃ©pin was born in Bourg-en-Bresse, Lyon in France. His father and mother owned a restaurant where he credits the beginning of hisÂ his love of food to have developed. Later on, he came to the U.S. where he worked at a French restaurant while learning English at night school. Now, he is a renowned French Chef, and has appeared on a number of French and American T.V.