CO, USA – January 15, 2013 – Culinary Hall of Fame, LLC announced
today that Chef Lidia Matticchio Bastianich has been inducted into the
Culinary Hall of Fame®.
About Chef Lidia
Starting from humble
beginnings in a post World War II refugee camp Chef Bastianich now heads
an empire with best-selling cookbooks, restaurants in three cities and
nationally syndicated cooking shows on public television. In addition she
has developed her own line of tomato-based sauces sold nationally,
produces wine at the Bastianich Winery and runs a travel company that
offers culinary excursions to Italy.
A noted food historian, Chef
Bastianich also gives lectures on Italian cuisine throughout the United
States and Italy. Chef Bastianich is often referred to as the “Queen of
Italian-American cooking” and the “First Lady of Italian Cuisine.”
In a career highlight, she cooked for Pope Benedict XVI during his travels
to New York in 2007.
Her signature line: “Tutti
a tavola a mangiare!” means “Everybody to the table to eat!”
Bastianich's goal was to honor and exalt the food of her ancestors. Well
For more information: www.lidiasitaly.com