Julia Child: PBS Icon and Cooking Pioneer

Julia Child“I don’t think about whether people will remember me or not. I’ve been an okay person. I’ve learned a lot. I’ve taught people a thing or two. That’s what’s important.” – Julia Child

Julia Child was a beloved American icon who pioneered an entire genre of cooking shows and taught a generation of food lovers that cooking can be easy and enjoyable.

You can honor this pioneer by cooking a recipe, watching any of the hundreds episodes of her classic shows, reading tributes from celebrity chefs, and more. Bon appetit!

Julia Child Recipes: From Cookbooks to Websites

Find the perfect dish for any dinner or special occassion. In addition to the recipes on PBS Food, explore cookbooks, links and more. Continue

Watch Exclusive Full Episodes, Clips, Extras and More

Only PBS has exclusive full episodes of Julia Child’s classic cooking shows. Watch clips, newly released specials, and the Julia Child Remix! Continue

Explore Julia’s Legacy: Chefs and Bloggers Pay Tribute

Julia Child has left an indelible mark on the food world. Join the world’s top chefs and food bloggers and tell us how she has inspired you. Continue
Julia Child Remix

Watch the Infamous Julia Child Remix

This PBS Digital Studios remix autotunes Julia while celebrating her wisdom, wit and kitchen skills. (Not to mention a funky beat.) Continue

Think You Know Everything About Julia Child?

Guess how many pounds of butter she used! Check out our fun infographic of 12 Julia facts that might surprise you about America’s favorite cook. Continue
Julia Child Quiz

Which “Julia Child” Are You? Take the Quiz!

Find out which era of Julia Child fits your personality with our fun quiz. Are you a classic cooking student or the television pioneer? Continue

Julia Child Quotes: The Woman, The Wisdom

Known for her quick wit, unique perspectives and memorable one-liners, Julia Child has many classic quotes. Check out our comprehensive list. Continue

Celebrate Julia Child on Pinterest

We are pinning our favorite Julia quotes, caricatures, #CookforJulia submissions, and everything else that encapsulated her fun personality. Continue

#CookForJulia: Julia Child’s 100th Birthday Bash

See how chefs, bloggers and food-lovers from across the world joined PBS in 2012 to celebrate her 100th birthday. Continue

Share Your Love of Julia Child With the World

Do you love Julia Child as much as we do? Share your love of America’s favorite chef with our collection of logos, badges, banners and more. Continue

Julia Child Across the Web:

More Julia Child Features

Use Julia Child’s Bouillabaisse for an Inspired Seafood Stew

Make fresh seafood stew is inspired by Julia Child’s bouillabaisse recipe, but simplified for today’s home cook using local ingredients. Continue

Channel Your Inner Julia Child with Beef Bourguignon

Jenna Weber returns to her culinary school roots with this beef bourguignon recipe. Continue

Meet the Chefs of “In Julia’s Kitchen With Master Chefs”

Read the biographies of the acclaimed chefs who appeared on Julia Child’s classic program, “In Julia’s Kitchen with Master Chefs.” Continue