Mexico | Chef, Author, Television Host,
Born and raised in Mexico City, Pati Jinich is the resident chef at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, DC and author of two cookbooks, Pati’s Mexican Table: The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking and Mexican Today: New and Rediscovered Recipes for the Contemporary Kitchen. Her third cookbook Treasures of the Mexican Table will be published Nov. 2, 2021. She also hosts the PBS series Pati’s Mexican Table, which has won three James Beard Awards, three Imagen Awards, and has earned three Emmy nominations. Jinich won a Gracie Award for On-Air Talent Lifestyle in 2020 and was named one of the “Top 5 Border Ambassadors” by the Council of the Americas in 2017 and a “Keeper of the American Dream” by the National Immigration Forum in 2019.