Not all of us are fortunate to find our passion at a young age, but for Chef Pascal Oudin, the celebrated owner and chef of the award-winning Pacal's on Ponce, and now its casual-dining little sister, Brassiere Central, the right ingredients came together to lead him to his calling.
Born and raised in Bourbon Lancy, France, Oudin could remember barely seeing over the kitchen counter as he helped his mother whip things together — I guess you could say that was his first sous chef position. He was captivated by cooking, whether it was preparing small snacks or large meals for his family. By the time he was 13, he began a professional career in a local restaurant in small town Moulins, residing in Bourbonnais, hailed as France's gourmet capital. From there, the accolades came racking in. Get to know more about Pascal Oudin and see what he had to say when we asked him six, quick questions.Read More