LONDON, United Kingdom, December 4th, 2017. – “Pati’s Mexican Table,” the hit PBS cooking and travel series from acclaimed chef, author and TV host Pati Jinich, is for the first time available in the UK via Amazon.

 Each season follows Mexico City native Jinich as she tastes her way through a region of Mexico to gather inspiration for the accessible Mexican recipes she creates in her home kitchen in Washington, D.C. Part travelogue, part cooking in her home kitchen, the different seasons have taken her to Michoacán, San Miguel de Allende, Yucatan and the latest Season to Oaxaca, one of the states that has contributed the most to Mexico’s gastronomy, art and culture.

“I could do 1000 seasons!,” said Jinich. “Mexico is such a diverse, complex and fascinating place, with a myriad of mini cultures and their regional cuisines contained within the country itself. It is a mind-blowing, never-ending source of fascination and inspiration.”

Jinich has dedicated her career to showcase Mexico’s diverse and rich culture through her recipes in various cookbooks such as “Mexican Today” and her popular blog where readers can look-up recipes and tips. In each Pati’s Mexican Table´s episode, she ventures into parts not found in guidebooks. She also gets to know the people behind each region’s cuisine, from meeting Mexico’s Top Chef winners, to visiting bakers in a remote town, learning hands on the process for making mezcal, and intimate family meals with renowned chefs.

“It has been incredibly exciting to watch Pati share her love of Mexico with all of our viewers through the eyes of her family as they travel through her native country,” said Karen Fritz, vice president of program development and syndication at WETA Washington, D.C. “

Pati’s Mexican Table has been directed by Dan Connell who, alongside Jinich, helped the series earn multiple Emmy and James Beard award nominations for past seasons, including for “Best Culinary Program” and for “Outstanding TV Host,” as well as an Imagen Award for “Best National Informational Program.” Last year’s season five reached 13.3 million viewers and had 95% carriage in U.S. households in the first run.

In London, on 16th August 2017, Le Cordon Bleu, the leading global network of culinary arts and hospitality management institutes, hosted Pati Jinich for an exclusive evening of Mexican cuisine.


About Pati Jinich

Born and raised in Mexico City, Pati Jinich is the host of the Imagen Award winning and Emmy, James Beard and IACP nominated PBS television series “Pati’s Mexican Table” now on its sixth season. She is resident chef of the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington D.C. and author of two cookbooks, “Pati’s Mexican Table: The Secrets of Real Mexican Home Cooking” and “Mexican Today: New and Rediscovered Recipes for the Contemporary Kitchen.” Pati is a regular guest on NBC’s “Today,” CBS’s “The Talk,” ABC's “The Chew,” NPR’s “All Things Considered” and “The Splendid Table,” and Univision’s “Despierta America.” She has cooked at the White House for President Obama’s Cinco de Mayo and Easter celebrations. She lives in Chevy Chase, Md., with her husband and three sons.


About WETA

WETA Washington, D.C., is one of the largest producing stations of new content for public television in the United States. WETA productions include “PBS NewsHour,” “Washington Week,” “The Kennedy Center Mark Twain Prize,” and documentaries by filmmaker Ken Burns. WETA presentations include “America’s Test Kitchen,” “Cooks Country from America’s Test Kitchen,” “Martha Stewart’s Cooking School,” “Pati’s Mexican Table,” and “Globe Trekker”. WETA studios and administrative offices are located in Arlington, Va.


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