Past Events

Americas Quarterly Launch Event: The Future of the U.S.-Mexico Relationship

18 MAY 2017 | 6:30 – 8:30 PM
Americas Society/Council of the Americas, New York, NY

As one of Americas Quarterly’s Top 5 Border Ambassadors, I’m excited to talk about U.S. and Mexico relations for the launch of Americas Quarterly’s latest issue. Join me for a lively panel discussion with a host of political, economic, and cultural experts about the ties that bind the two countries together. There will be a reception afterwards with music, food, and drinks.

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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 celebrate their Mexican heritage.

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Divergences and Misunderstandings at a Time of Growing Global Disorder

16 MAY 2017 | 12:00 – 2:00 PM
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC

I’m honored to join a roundtable discussion co-hosted by the Carnegie Endowment and the Ford Foundation that brings together policy experts to discuss how the US misperceives other countries and how other countries misunderstand the US.

Partnership for a Healthier America Summit 2017

12 MAY 2017 | 9:00 – 10:00 AM
Renaissance Hotel, Washington, DC

Panel on Back to Basics: The Power of Cooking: “There are health, emotional and academic benefits that come from teaching a child to cook. Doing so can be a key tactic for families looking to eat more healthfully at home. Learn and experience how private sector organizations are using strategic programs and investments to encourage families to cook and eat at home together more often.”

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James Beard House: Second Night of Passover

11 APRIL 2017 | 7:00 PM
The James Beard House, New York, NY

Multi-course Passover dinner celebrating Mexican-Jewish heritage with Pati Jinich, Fany Gerson, and Rafael Zaga.
“If you’re searching for a spirited Seder celebration, look no further—our beloved Beard House tradition promises to be nothing short of extraordinary. This year, we’re embracing Mexico’s unique Jewish heritage through a provocative menu of cross-cultural eats from a talented troupe of like-minded chefs.”

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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 the Spaniards but also of their Maya heritage. Join us as Mexican Chef Pati Jinich and Guatemalan Chef Mirciny Moliviatis participate in a mano a mano, of ingredients and dishes, that both unite and distinguish Mexican and Guatemalan cooking.

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2017 IACP Conference

4 MARCH 2017 | 10:30 AM to 11:20 AM
Louisville, KY 

Cookbook Wisdom: Get Insider Tips, Tricks and Advice from Five of the Industry’s Top Performing Cookbook Pros

“Ever wished you had a cookbook fairy godmother to advise you through the writing, testing, editing and promoting process of writing your cookbook? Well now you have five of them! Hear insights and advice from these cookbook veterans who have collectively written, edited, developed recipes for, cross tested, developed and styled more than 75 cookbooks (and counting)! Bring questions for the Q+A, and after the session, get your book signed!”
Speakers: Dorie Greenspan, Pati Jinich, Raquel Pelzel, Judy Pray, Adeena Sussman.

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Explore South of the Border Cuisine with Acclaimed Chef Pati Jinich

9 FEBRUARY 2017 | 7:00 PM
The George Town Club, Washington, DC

On Thursday, February 9th, we welcome Pati Jinich, Resident Chef of the Mexican Cultural Institute and host of the popular cooking show Pati’s Mexican Table on PBS. Chef Jinich and our own Chef James will collaborate to present four delicious courses with cocktail and wine pairings. The Chefs will introduce each course and share tips on how to try the recipes at home. Guests will also receive an autographed copy of Chef Jinich’s “Pati’s Mexican Table” cookbook, an Amazon top seller.

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