“Pati Jinich is in need of a reality check. On herself.
How else to explain why she couldn’t believe the accolades recently afforded her PBS cooking show Pati’s Mexican Table? When the prestigious James Beard Awards nominations were announced last month, her show was tapped as a finalist for Outstanding Personality/Host and Best Television Program in Studio or Fixed Location.
Just one nomination is a huge deal in the food world; two in the same year is epic…
A week later, more unbelievable news. This time, she found herself in a burger joint with her son when her phone started blowing up. After five missed calls, she finally answered, and it was her director telling her she show was up for two Daytime Emmy Awards (Outstanding Culinary Program and Outstanding Culinary Host)…”
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