Upcoming Appearances

Mary Ann is constantly making appearances at cooking shows, demonstrations, conferences, book signings, and festivals. One of the things she loves most about traveling around the country is meeting Friends of Ciao Italia from so many different cities and towns.

Be sure to check back here often to keep track of Mary Ann's appearances and see if she'll be in a town near you.

25th Anniversary Celebration of Ciao Italia with Mary Ann Esposito

  Mary Ann Esposito is leaving her television studio kitchen to join her fans live at the Park Theater in Cranston Rhode Island for a 25th Anniversary Celebration of Ciao Italia on Saturday evening, November 14th at 8 PM. This event will include a lively conversatio…


"A Lotta Ricotta" Cooking Class

Ricotta, a staple in many regions of Italian cuisine, is actually simple to make in your own kitchen. Mary Ann Esposito, prolific cookbook author, culinary teacher, and host of America’s longest-running cooking show, Ciao Italia, will lead this hands-on class in whi…

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Grafton Food Festival

Saturday, July 11, 2015, 3:00 p.m. Dooking Demonstration with Chef Mary Ann Esposito, PBS' Ciao Italia Making: Summertime Eggplant Salad About Chef Mary Ann: Celebrity chef Mary Ann Esposito is most known as the creator and host of the PBS series Ciao Italia with Mary…

Book signing and Meet and Greet at Calef's Country Store

Join Mary Ann Esposito for a book signing and meet and greet for the 25th anniversary of Ciao Italia at Calef’s Country Store, 606 Franklin Pierce Hwy Barrington, NH on Sunday May 31 from 2-4. Cake and coffee will be served.   

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Ciao Italia 25th Anniversary Celebration Dinner

Enjoy a five-course dinner celebration in support of NHPTV with MARY ANN ESPOSITO, featuring her own recipes prepared by the chefs at Tuscan Kitchen. Each course will be presented by Mary Ann, along with the wines recommended by Tuscan Kitchen experts for this special NHP…

Winning Opportunities for Women Conference

Join Mary Ann Esposito for Winning Opportunities for Women 19th Annual Conference. The conference will take place Friday April 17th, from 8:30AM to 3PM at Blue Ocean Music Hall in Salisbury, Massachusetts. For more information and to register for this great event cli…

Savor: A Celebration of Wine, Food & Spirits

Join Mary Ann Esposito at Savor, A celebration of Wine, Food & Spirits is an extraordinary weekend of food, wine, beer and spirit tastings, live cooking demonstrations, a lavish charity gala and more, to be held April 10-11, 2015 at the Connecticut Convention Center. …

Dinner with Mary Ann Esposito in San Antonio

Chef Mary Ann Esposito will bring her Italian cooking know-how to San Antonio this spring. The host of Ciao Italia will hold the dinner at Luce Ristorante e Enoteca, 11255 Huebner Road, at 7 p.m on March 22. At the dinner, she will craft a four-course Italian meal, and g…


Simply Sicily, with Mary Ann Esposito

Mary Ann Esposito—internationally acclaimed author, chef, teacher, and host of America’s longest-running cooking show, Ciao Italia—joins us to demonstrate a variety of culinary treasures from Sicily. Guests will enjoy classic Sicilian recipes like sfinci…

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