Queen of Italian Cooking To Sign Books, Bottles at Flower Show


Chef Lidia Bastianich, the queen of Italian cooking, will be the special guest of the Philadelphia International Flower Show on Friday, March 5, from 4 to 6 pm.

Lidia will sign copies of her new book and bottles of her wines in the VIP area of the International Wine and Spirits Garden in the Grand Hall. The on-site shop and Lidia’s appearance are presented by the PA Wine & Spirits Store. Free tastings of Lidia’s wines will be offered for Flower Show visitors, and copies of her books and wines will be available for purchase.

Lidia Matticchio Bastianich is a cookbook author, restaurateur, and one of the best-loved chefs on television. Her books include La Cucina di Lidia, Lidia’s Family Table, Lidia’s Italian-American Kitchen, and Lidia’s Italy, a companion to her television series.

Her most recent title, written with her daughter Tanya, is Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy.

She is also the chef-owner of New York restaurants Felidia, Becco, and Del Posto, and the Lidia’s restaurants in Pittsburgh and Kansas City. Lidia and son Joseph Bastianich produce award-winning wines at the Bastianich and La Mozza vineyards in Italy.

Benvenuto to the Flower Show, Lidia!

2 Responses to “Queen of Italian Cooking To Sign Books, Bottles at Flower Show”

  1. Renee Miller Says:

    what are the programs for wed. mar 3?

  2. PG Editor Says:

    Hi, Renee. Visit http://www.theflowershow.com/Attractions/index.html to see the list of culinary presentations, lectures and demonstrations, and wine tasting. (As well as the schedule of the Subaru Gardener’s Studio.) See you at the Show!

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