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Lidia Bastianich is an Italian-American chef, restaurateur, and author, renowned for her expertise in Italian cuisine and her contributions to culinary television. She co-owns several Italian restaurants in the U.S. in partnership with her children and has hosted multiple cooking shows, including “Lidia’s Italy” and “Lidia’s Kitchen.”
Bastianich’s career in the culinary world is marked by her role as a chef and restaurateur. She opened her first restaurant, Buonavia, in Queens, New York, followed by several others, including Felidia, Becco, and Del Posto, acclaimed for their authentic Italian cuisine. Her television career began with the PBS series “Lidia’s Italian Table,” followed by “Lidia’s Family Table,” “Lidia’s Italy,” “Lidia’s Italy in America,” and “Lidia’s Kitchen,” where she shares her culinary knowledge and family recipes. Bastianich has also authored numerous cookbooks.
Throughout her career, Bastianich has collaborated with various notable figures in the culinary world. She partnered with her son, Joe Bastianich, and daughter, Tanya Bastianich Manuali, in her restaurant ventures. Her collaboration with chef Mario Batali led to the opening of several restaurants, including Eataly, an Italian marketplace in New York City. Bastianich has also worked with renowned chefs like Fortunato Nicotra and Mark Ladner.
Bastianich’s contributions to the culinary arts have been recognized with numerous awards and distinctions. She has received several James Beard Awards, including Outstanding Chef and Outstanding Restaurant in the U.S. Her television shows have been nominated for Daytime Emmy Awards, with “Lidia’s Kitchen” winning in the Outstanding Culinary Host category.