Chef Maria Liberati

Maria Liberati is an Italian-American Chef, Gourmand World Award Winning Author for her book series The Basic Art of Italian Cooking. Her award winning blog at, selected as culinary travel blog of the year by the NYTWS, has 300,000 worldwide followers.

Maria is considered one of the foremost experts on Italian cuisine and wine. She regularly appears on TV, radio, and in print; and is currently developing her own TVseries for PBS. Maria studied the culinary arts in Italy and founded The Basic Art of Italian Cooking by Maria Liberati, now with its own line of food products.