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Lidia Bastianich          

Celebrity Chef, Author, Host of "Lidia's Kitchen"

Lidia Bastianich is an Italian-American celebrity chef, television host, author, and restaurateur. Specializing in Italian and Italian-American cuisine, Bastianich has been a regular contributor to public television cooking shows since 1998.

In 2014, she launched her fifth television series, "Lidia's Kitchen". She owns several Italian restaurants in the U.S..

She has written over 15 cookbooks, including "Lidia's Italian American Kitchen".

Among Bastianich's television show appearances, she participated as a celebrity judge on "MasterChef USA" in 2000. Bastianich has also appeared on the Italian television show "Junior MasterChef Italia" in 2014 and 2015. In 2016 and 2017, she was a judge for the Italian television show, "La Prova del Cuoco". In 2020 she was a judge on the cooking competition show on "Sky, Family Food Fight".


Renowned Chefs and Authors Lidia Bastianich and Tanya Bastianich Manuali to Sign Books in Port Chester May 23
Celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich collects over 100 of her go-to dishes ...
Celebrity chef Lidia Bastianich collects over 100 of her go-to dishes in new cookbook 'Lidia's Favorite Recipes'. Book is full of pastas, meat dishes and desserts, ...
MasterChef Recap: Lidia Bastianich Spends Time with Top 14 ...
Joe's mother, Lidia Bastianich, spent time with the top 14 in the MasterChef Kitchen.
Lidia Bastianich shares 'Commonsense' cooking tips
Her simple, fuss-free approach to Italian cooking is the key to her new book and her PBS shows.

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