Chef who created the two-time Emmy and James Beard-nominated PBS show Pati's Mexican Table. She has more than 130,000 followers on her patijinich Instagram account along with over 150,000 followers on her Facebook page under the same name.
She started cooking Mexican cuisine out of homesickness when she moved to Dallas with her husband. She previously worked as a political analyst.
She released her first cookbook, Pati's Mexican Table, in March 2013. Her second cookbook, Mexican Today, was released on 2016.
She married Daniel Jinich in 1996 and they have three sons together.
She cooked President Barack Obama's Cinco de Mayo at the White House in May 2014.