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Saturday, September 12 at 12 noon – Julia Child: Bon Appétit

(Rochester, NY) In celebration of the theatrical release of the film comedy Julie & Julia, starring Meryl Streep as public television icon Julia Child, WXXI-TV presents a retrospective that includes some of the most memorable episodes from Julia’s classic cooking series, The French Chef: “Bouillabaisse à la Marseillaise,” “To Roast A Chicken” and “The Omelette Show.”Julia Child: Bon Appétit airs Saturday, September 12 at 12 noon on WXXI-TV (DT21.1/cable1011/cable 11). This special will reair on Saturday, September 19 at 10 a.m.

In addition to testimonials from noted chefs, the program features commentary from Streep and author Julie Powell, who wrote the book on which the film is based.

For additional videos of Julia in the kitchen, to share your own Julia story or for more information on other master chefs, visit http://www.pbs.org/juliachild/

Photo: Julia Child
Credit: Paul Child


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