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Lidia Celebrates America: A Salute to First Responders

Watch a preview, Lidia Celebrates America: A Salute to First Responders

Premiered February, 2021, on PBS.

Join celebrated chef, author and food ambassador Lidia Bastianich, in a new one-hour PBS special, as she spends time – virtually – with the men and women serving on the front lines across the country. From medical workers fighting the coronavirus pandemic in New York City, to firefighters battling wildfires in rural California, Lidia discovers what motivates them and, more importantly, how the community can better support them.


Find out all about Lidia's latest adventure A Salute to First Responders

Lidia with jars of Breakfast Risotto that she made for front line health workers

Lidia Celebrates America

  • Watch Watch Lidia specials, as well as highlights from her latest adventure, A Salute to First Responders.
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  • Previous Lidia Celebrates America SpecialsPast Lidia Specials Celebrate America by re-visiting previous Lidia specials.Continue
  • California Firefighter, Jacob Mual Meet Jacob Mual Meet a front-line worker from Lidia's Special: A Salute to First Responders, and learn how to make Chicken Alla Pitocca.Continue

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