TLN Emmy award-winning television host, best‐selling cookbook author, successful restaurateur, and owner of a flourishing food and entertainment business, Lidia Bastianich, was in Vancouver at the Italian Cultural Centre for her first Canadian stop to promote the release of her new memoir, Lidia: A Life of Love, Family And Food. TLN is proud to have partnered with the Italian Earthquake Relief Fund to present Lidia’s second Canadian stop on Friday May 4th at Montecassino Event Centre in Woodbridge. The VIP charity fundraiser, “An Evening With Lidia Bastianich” will feature TLN’s own David Rocco, no stranger to worldwide success with his own brand of culinary and cultural adventures as the celebrity host, in a lively one on one conversation at the event. All funds raised will be in support of TIERF. Go to tierf.com to purchase tickets and for more details.