Mexican chef Pati Jinich, executive producer and host of the series "Pati's Mexican Table", was nominated in the 46th edition of the Daytime Emmy Awards in the category of Outstanding Culinary Host / Outstanding Culinary Host.
For the chef Pati Jinich, these nominations are an achievement that represents the continuous work of both her and her team to promote Mexican cuisine.
Pati's Mexican Table appeals to the audience for its dynamics, content and the way we present Mexico to the world with stories; I am happy because they are very recognized awards in which they are nominating us. "
"Pati's Mexican Table" has already won the James Beard Award in 2018 in the Outstanding Personality category and this year has been again nominated in the Best Program category. She has also been nominated by the International Association of Culinary Professionals in the category of Best Television Series.
Currently broadcasting the seventh season of the series, and is dedicated to the Baja California Peninsula; Its mission is to spread the gastronomy, culture and tourist areas of Mexico, in addition to having a large audience of more than 31 million in the United States, to which are added other countries such as Canada, United Kingdom, Poland, Australia, Japan, India and the Arab Emirates, reaching 47 million households outside the North American country.
About the competition
"We are five nominees, it is very competitive but I am proud of Mexico because the content is from my country; they chose us because of the versatility of the series, they are based on entertainment, good quality, talent, communication skills and that the audience loves you. "
Paty Jinich, who is also a resident chef at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Washington, shared that it is a great responsibility to take a piece of Mexico to so many countries and be considered an ambassador of Mexican cuisine.
One of the biggest challenges in her career was being accepted into a US network with English programming and guidelines as demanding as PBS. On the other hand, it is expected that in September the eighth season dedicated to the state of Sinaloa will be released.
The Daytime Emmy Awards ceremony will be held next May 5 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in California.