Event

Rediscovering Baja

7 DECEMBER 2017 | 6:45 PM Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, DC Cooking Demo and Tasting Dinner Baja California has entered the worldwide culinary radar because of its wines, which now stand on par with those from California and France. However, little is known about the culinary roots and creative reinvention happening in Baja kitchens. Join…

The Magic of Oaxaca

19 OCTOBER 2017 | 6:45 PM Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, DC Cooking Demo and Tasting Dinner Chef Pati will demo and serve a menu based on the state of Oaxaca. Taking a culinary tour of the state, you will re visit and taste the dishes and flavors from the Isthmus of Tehuantepec, the city of…

Rooted in Family: Wine & Stories from Mexican American Winemakers, 2017 Winemakers’ Dinner

16 MAY 2017 | 6:30 PM The Smithsonian Castle, Washington, DC The National Museum of American History is honoring Mexican American winemakers and their impact on California’s wine industry, and I’m proud to be the culinary consultant for the annual Winemakers’ Dinner. Come taste and learn about the five acclaimed winemakers and how they cherish and…

Mexico & Guatemala Mano a Mano

14 MARCH 2017 | 6:45 PM Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, DC Cooking Demo and Tasting Dinner For centuries, Guatemala and Mexico formed part of the viceroyalty of New Spain under the Spanish Colony. From 1821 onwards, Mexico and Guatemala went on separate paths, however, their kitchens retain the memory of their shared past, not only under…

Arlington Arts Center Rated ART

16 MAY 2015 I can’t wait to try the dishes the chefs from Mussel Bar, Bayou Bakery, Tazza Kitchen, Lyon Hall, Petworth Citizen, Crane & Turtle, Pinstripes and Hank’s Oyster Bar come up with for the Arlington Arts Center‘s spring gala. The chefs will be cooking off based on inspiration from the center’s resident artists, and…