Upcoming Events

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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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. I will discuss the vital relationship between Mexico and the US.

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 five acclaimed Latino winemaking estates and how they cherish and celebrate their Mexican heritage.

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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 and the challenges the relationship faces now. There will be a reception afterwards with music, food, and drinks.

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Puebla de los Angeles: Culinary Stars from the City of Angel

15 JUNE 2017 | 6:45 PM
Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, DC

Cooking Demo and Tasting Dinner
It is in the city of Puebla, and mainly in its convents, where a lot of the Spanish and Mexican intermarriage or mestizaje of Mexican cuisine took place. With its colonial and baroque influences, themes and tones, some of the culinary stars of the city have remained and continue to be passed on through the centuries. Come take a bite of history!

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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 Oaxaca and the Coast. She will also describe the ingredients, techniques and traditions that make this state one of main cradles of Mexican cuisine.

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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 Chef Pati for a culinary reconnaissance of the region.

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