Feb. 11, 1963: Julia Child’s The French Chef Premieres

On this day in 1963, Julia Child’s The French Chef, a WGBH production, premiered on television. One of the first cooking shows, The French Chef introduced complex French recipes and techniques to American homes.

Celebrate the life of Julia Child with PBS Food’s Julia Child collection.
Watch episodes, get recipes and take the Julia quiz.

Photo: Julia Child on set of The French Chef (PBS).


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