Celebrity chef and host of ‘Lidia’s Kitchen’ Lidia Bastianich will talk about her new cookbook, her inspiring personal story and the role that food has played in her life.
Lidia Bastianich, celebrity chef and host of the Emmy Award-winning PBS series Lidia’s Kitchen, will talk about her new cookbook, her inspiring personal story and the role that food has played in her life. This event will include an opportunity to purchase a signed copy of one or both of Lidia’s recent books: My American Dream: A Life of Love, Family, and Food and Lidia’s A Pot, A Pan, and a Bowl. Attendees may also bring their own books for Lidia to sign.
Bastianich is an Emmy award-winning public television host, a best-selling cookbook author, restaurateur, and owner of a flourishing food and entertainment business. Specializing in Italian American cuisine, she has been a regular contributor to public television cooking shows since 1998. Bastianich ends each episode of her show with an invitation to join her and her family for a meal: Tutti a tavola a mangiare!
Presented by the Dr. Neil Euliano Chair in Italian Studies at UCF.
UCF Celebrates the Arts 2022, April 5-16, showcases the creativity, innovation and collaboration that define Orlando’s hometown university at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. The annual festival brings musicians, theatre practitioners and visual artists from the UCF campus to the Central Florida community in an array of offerings including jazz, dance, musical theatre, opera, symphony, bands, visual arts, talks, choirs, family events and more. See more events and read about the extensive visual arts exhibitions available throughout the festival at arts.cah.ucf.edu/celebrates.