Biography - A Short Wiki
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Lidia is a famously known American chef, author, television host, and restaurateur. She is known for owning multiple restaurants and the television show “Lidia’s Italy In America.” She has been a regular contributor to cooking shows from public television. She owns several Italian restaurants in the U.S in partnership with her kids.
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Lidia is famously known for her unique specialization in Italian American cuisine and owns many restaurants in the U.S. Some of her cuisines are a partnership with her children and ex-husband, and after the opening of several restaurants, she was going through her divorce phase she decides to start her career in television.
Family and Personal Life
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Lidia got married at the age of nineteen, to Felix Bastianich, a fellow Istria- Italian immigrant and restaurant worker from Labin, Istria. They two had met on Lidia’s sixteenth birthday, and they got married in 1966. The couple has two children together, a son Joseph and daughter Tanya. They opened two restaurants in queens, Buonavia “good road” was the first restaurant they opened in 1971.
|Husband's/Spouse's Name||Felix Bastianich (m. 1966; div 1997)|
|Children/Kids||Yes 2 (Joe and Tanya)|
Nationality, Net Worth and Other Facts
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|Full/Real Name||Lidia Giuliana Mattichio Bastianich|
|Age (as of today)||76 years|
|Date of Birth||February 21, 1947|
|Place of Birth||Paula, Yugoslavia|
|Height||1.61 m, 5 feet 3 inches|
|Weight||60 kg, 132.5 lbs|
|Net Worth / Wealth||$10 million|
|Occupation||Author, Producer, Restaurateur|
Height, Weight, and Age
Lidia Bastianich's height is pretty average measuring 1.61 m. Lidia Bastianich weighs 60 kg. Being born on February 21, 1947, translates to an age of 76 years as of todays date (June 5, 2023).
The service of food is to nurture, to please, to nourish.Lidia Bastianich
What I learned being a young child was respect for food. Don’t throw anything away.Lidia Bastianich
Everybody can cook. You don’t have to do anything fancy. You can do a nice antipasto spread with sardines, anchovies, some meats, marinated vegetables, fruits, cheese, nuts, and crackers.Lidia Bastianich
When I say, ‘Everybody to the table and eat,’ I mean it. That is the glue, the center that holds the family, that gives security. Good food brings everybody to the table.Lidia Bastianich
Make gifts meaningful by putting the time in creating them, whether baking and cooking, or in making arts and craft. It will all have more meaning for the giver and receiver.Lidia Bastianich