Lidia Bastianich won her 3rd Emmy Award

Lidia Bastianich won her 3rd Emmy Award

The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) today announced the winners of The 51st Annual Daytime Emmy® Creative Arts & Lifestyle Awards. The ceremony took place at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel in historic downtown Los Angeles.

The Lifetime Achievement Honor was presented to public television host and cookbook author Lidia Bastianich by her grandson Lorenzo Manuali. Bastianich has authored several companion cookbooks for her Emmy Award-winning showsLidia’s Kitchen,” “Lidia’s Italy in America” and “Lidia’s Italy,” where she has filmed from her kitchen for 25 years. It was a night of firsts, with Dwyane Wade winning his first Daytime Emmy as an Executive Producer of “Dads,” for Short Form Programming. Robert Downey Jr. also won his first-ever Emmy for “Downey’s Dream Cars” in the Lifestyle Program category. And closing out the evening, Buddy Valastro also received his first Emmy as Culinary Host for “Legends of the Fork.”

All about Italy is a proud partner of Lidia’s company and TV program and contributes to selecting and identifying Italian food & Beverage brands that can join Lidia’s Kitchen, a show broadcasted for 25 years by delivering a successful journey in the Italian culinary traditions, recipes, and heritage.

Lidia is a brilliant and unparalleled brand ambassador of the Italian Kitchen and a great promoter of the authentic Made in Italy.

The Daytime Emmy Awards have recognized outstanding achievement in television programming and crafts since 1974, honoring work in different categories, including daytime dramas, talk shows, instructional programming, hosting, and legal/courtroom programs.

The 51st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards was aired on the CBS Television Network and delivered its largest audience since 2020, up +39% from last year.

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