KLRN and Luce Ristorante present Chef Lidia Bastianich
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KLRN, San Antonio’s public television station, presents the KLRN Chef Series with Lidia Bastianich, host of the public television series Lidia’s Italian Kitchen. Dine with Lidia events will take place Sunday, March 13 with an 11 a.m. brunch or 7 p.m. dinner at Luce Ristorante e Enoteca in San Antonio.

Tickets are available for $125 per person (brunch) and $175 per person (dinner). Ticket price includes a:

  • Multi-course authentic Italian meal
  • Presentation by Lidia Bastianich
  • Signed copy of her latest cookbook.

All proceeds benefit KLRN Public Television. This event is presented by Luce Ristorante e Enoteca and sponsored by Valero Energy Foundation and United Airlines.  

About Lidia

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. Lidia has married her two passions in life—her family and food, to create multiple culinary endeavors alongside her two children, Joseph and Tanya.

Lidia’s cookbooks, co-authored with her daughter Tanya, include Lidia’s Mastering the Art of Italian Cuisine, Lidia’s Commonsense Italian Cooking, Lidia’s Favorite Recipes, Lidia’s Italy in America, Lidia Cooks from the Heart of Italy, and Lidia’s Italy- all companion books to the Emmy-nominated television series Lidia’s Kitchen, Lidia’s Italy in America and Lidia’s Italy.

Lidia is chef/owner of four acclaimed New York City restaurants—Felidia, Becco, Esca and Del Posto, as well as Lidia’s in Pittsburgh and Kansas City – along with her daughter Tanya.

About KLRN

KLRN is the Emmy-Award winning Public Television station for South Central Texas and broadcasts to a 30-county radius. “The mission of KLRN is to use the power of communications to provide quality programs and services which advance education, culture and community, to enrich the lives of people throughout our community.” www.klrn.org

About Luce

Established in 2006, Luce San Antonio is San Antonio’s premier destination for authentic Italian cuisine crafted by Neapolitan owner and chef Joe Buonincontri. Fresh fish, meats and produce, house-made sauces and mozzarella expound throughout Luce’s offerings and a focus on the finest ingredients is what makes Luce special. Joe's goal for this restaurant is to create a warm environment for all guests that are typical of a true Italian heritage.

Lidia Bastianich is available for telephone interviews prior to the event. Please contact Katrina Kehoe to schedule an interview: