Lidia’s Restaurant celebrates 16 years, partners with BoysGrow

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Lidia Bastianich of Lidia’s Restaurant is in Kansas City for the Sweet 16 anniversary of the establishment.

Bastianich  will host a Farm to Table Dinner from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m., on Thursday, October 16, to benefit BoysGrow, a not-for-profit agency that supports inner city youth that are interested in making a career in the culinary field. The dinner will take place at the new BoysGrow Farm, in Grandview, Missouri. Cargill recently donated the farm so that BoysGrow would have a permanent location.