Pati Jinich is a Mexican chef, television personality, cookbook, author, educator, and cookbook writer. She starred in James Beard-winning and Emmy-nominated series Pati's Mexican Table.
Pati Jinich - Married to Daniel Jinich
Pati Jinich is happily married to her husband Daniel Jinich since 8 December 1996. Like hers, Daniel, 53, is also Mexican and Jewish. And, Mr. and Mrs. Jinich tied the knot in a lavish ceremony attended by 100-200 guests. Pati, 24 at that time, was stunned in a custom-designed bridal gown, whereas her husband wore a black and white tuxedo.
Moreover, the duo reportedly met each other in the early 1980s on a blind date and dated for many years before their marriage. Both of them show interest in similar things like fishing, cooking, traveling, and exploring cuisines. And, that might be the sole reason behind Pati's long-term marriage.
Jati Jinich is a Mother to Three Children
Today, the 49-year-old is a mother to three children including Alan Jinich, Samuel (Sami) Jinich, and Julian (Juju) Jinich. Notably, all three of her kids help Pati in the kitchen. And, all three children of Jinich go to school.
As of mid-2021, Pati and her family reside in a large, lovely home decorated with Mexican art, surrounded by hydrangeas in the historic part of Chevy Chase, Md.
What is Pati Jinich's Net Worth?
Pati Jinich has an estimated net worth of $1 million, as of 2021. She is the head chef at the American Cultural Institue in Washington D.C. Daniel Jinich's wife has added thousands of dollars to her assets through her career as a celebrity chef and author.
Moreover, Ms. Jinich started her career as a production assistant for "New Tastes of Texas with Stephen Pyles." Needless to say, she loves her job that requires research, food, and travel. In 1997, when Daniel took a job in Dallas, Pati sought out a volunteer position at KERA-TV.
Nonetheless, when her husband Daniel fled to Washing two years later for another job, the Mexican beauty decided to continue her education in political science in one of the reputed Mexican universities. Luckily, she obtained a master's degree in Latin American studies from Georgetown University.
Subsequently, she took a job as a policy analyst at the Inter-America Dialogue think tank. After all, Jinich won a certificate at L'Academie de Cuisine in Gaithersburg. It was after that Pati decided to pursue a career as a full-time cook and writer.
Likewise, Pati has written two books, "Pati's Mexican Table" and Mexican Today, regarding her cookbooks. The renowned food editor Rux Martin published the books at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.
Pati Jinich - Quick Facts
- Pati Jinich is the youngest of four daughters to her parents.
- She grew up in a Jewish family in Mexico City.
- Pati's father was a jeweler, and her mother a dealer in Latin American art.
- Her sister Alisa Romano is a trained chef and owns Alisa's Painted Bistro in Miami.
- Food was always a pleasure for Pati Jinich.
- Pati's mother passed along her prized comal to her daughter as a wedding gift.
- Pati Jinich earned a master's degree in Latin American studies from Georgetown University.
- Pati has short blonde hair and alluring eyes.