Past Events

Mexican Fish and Seafood, from North to South

14 JUNE 2018 | 6:45 PM
Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, DC

Cooking Demo and Tasting Dinner
In the heat of the Washington summer, come sample some ways Mexicans like to savor fresh bounties of both the sea and fresh water. From Campeche’s “caviar” to an octopus seared with almond and guajillo, to a traditional beach stand Vuelve a la Vida. Come learn, eat, be inspired, and finish it all off with the sweet taste of coconut.

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James Beard House: Cinco de Mayo Celebration

1 MAY 2018 | 7:00 PM
The Beard House, New York, NY

Dinner and Filming
Chef Pati is deeply honored to have been invited to cook a dinner at the James Beard House in celebration of Cinco de Mayo. Filming will take place during the dinner for an upcoming episode of Pati’s Mexican Table.

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Les Dames d’Escoffier, Salute to Women in Gastronomy

10 MARCH 2018 | 8:30 AM – 5:45 PM
The Universities at Shady Grove, Washington, D.C.

Pati will be the keynote speaker at Les Dames D’Escoffier’s 11th Annual Salute to Women in Gastronomy symposium. She will be giving a talk entitled “A Food Journey to Pati’s Mexican Table: Her Pathway from Political Analyst to Chef and PBS Personality.”

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Flavors of Oaxaca with Guest Chef Alex Ruíz

8 MARCH 2018 | 6:45 PM
Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, DC

Cooking Demo and Tasting Dinner
In this session, Mexican Table returns to the state of Oaxaca to explore more of its rich culinary history and traditions. Joining Pati will be Alex Ruíz, the head Chef at Casa Oaxaca and a noted Oaxacan culinary ambassador. Together, Pati and Alex will dive deep into Oaxacan cusine with a menu you won’t want to miss.

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Dinner Celebrating Mexican—Jewish Heritage with Chef Pati Jinich

26 JANUARY 2018 | 6:45 PM
Mexican Cultural Institute, Washington, DC

In conjunction with the exhibit A Dark and Scandalous Rockfall, (Una oscura y escandalosa caída de piedras), the Mexican Cultural Institute is excited to host a special dinner with chef, cookbook author and PBS host Pati Jinich. Celebrating the Jewish heritage of the exhibit’s featured artists, the evening will include dinner featuring a Mexican-Jewish menu and stories from the history of the Jewish Mexican community.

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Skirball Cultural Center: Mexican Today—Chef Pati Jinich

18 JANUARY 2018 | 8:00 PM
Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA

Chef Pati will talk about her experience growing up as the grandchild of Eastern European immigrants in Mexico City  and how it has shaped her cuisine with food writer Lara Rabinovitch. A tasting of various desserts from Pati’s two cookbooks and a mezcal cocktail will follow the talk.

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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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World Affairs Council of Atlanta

16 NOVEMBER 2017 | 7:00 PM
The General Muir Restaurant at Emory Point, Atlanta, GA

Dinner and Book Signing
Chef Pati and Chef Todd Ginsberg of The General Muir will prepare a dinner of Mexican and Jewish cuisine. Pati will also sign copies of her newest cookbook Mexican Today.

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The Institute of Mexican Culture Presents Culinary Experience with Award Winning Chef Pati Jinich

15 NOVEMBER 2017 | 7-9:30 PM
Vino Venue, Atlanta, GA

Cooking Demo and Tasting Dinner
Chef Pati will cook a three-course dinner, which will be served with wine-pairings. She will demonstrate the ingredients, techniques, and history behind each dish.

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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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