Pati’s Mexican Table, the Emmy and James Beard Award nominated Mexican cooking and travel series from acclaimed chef and author Pati Jinich, premieres its fifth consecutive season on PBS and public television stations nationwide the weekend of September 10.
“There is simply no one on television who has Pati’s charm, skill and heart. She explodes with passion. It is her irrepressible gift,” said Executive Producer Gordon Elliott. “Pati is once again so happy and proud to guide us to the wonderful undiscovered places and people that make up her Mexico. Season five is her best ever.”
The new 13-episode season comes hot off the series most successful showing yet. Season four reached 12.9 million viewers in the first run, had carriage in 94% of U.S. households and was the only program in 2016 to earn nods for Best Culinary Series and Outstanding Host for both the Emmy and James Beard Awards.
In the new season, Jinich explores the Maya world in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula on a road trip that spans three states, Campeche, Yucatán and Quintana Roo. She goes deeper than ever to uncover the origins and traditions behind the region’s unique cuisine with an action packed documentary-style approach, then brings it all back to her home kitchen for the cooking segments that anchor the show…
Read the full press release here.