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Author Talk with Lidia Bastianich: Lidia’s From Our Family Table to Yours

June 21, 7 pm9 pm.
$25; $20 members

Due to popular demand, Bayside Historical Society is welcoming back celebrity chef Lidia Matticchio Bastianich to The Castle! Lidia will be presenting a lecture, conducting an audience Q&A, and signing copies of her latest book, “Lidia’s From Our Family Table to Yours,” which was co-authored with her daughter Tanya Bastianich Manuali.

Lidia Bastianich is an Emmy award-winning public television host, a best‐selling cookbook author, restaurateur, and owner of a flourishing food and entertainment business. She is the owner of Becco in New York City and Lidia’s in Kansas City. She is also a partner in Eataly, with locations in New York, Chicago, Boston, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Dallas, Toronto, San Jose, and Sao Paolo, Brazil. Lidia has authored over a dozen books, including her memoir, “My American Dream: A Life of Love, Family, and Food,” and her newly released cookbook, “Lidia’s: From Our Family Table to Yours.” Lidia is a member of Les Dames D’Escoffier and founding member of Women Chefs and Restaurateurs, two non-profit organizations of women leaders in the food and hospitality industries. Among the numerous awards and accolades Lidia has earned are seven James Beard Awards (Outstanding Chef, Television Food Show, Best Chefs in America, Who’s Who of Food & Beverage in America, Specials 2016, Special 2017 and 2018), and two Emmy Awards for Outstanding Culinary Host (2013 and 2018).

Lidia has shared her love of food, cooking, and family on public television for over two decades, and BHS is honored to provide this opportunity to meet Lidia up close and in person!

You may reserve a copy of “Lidia’s From Our Family Table to Yours” (price: $25) for Lidia to sign via event registration process. The sales of all books purchased for the event will benefit Bayside Historical Society.


This event is part of Bayside Historical Society’s Author Talk at the Castle Series.


208 Totten Avenue, Fort Totten
Bayside, NY 11359 United States