After a two week delay due to the volcano eruption in Iceland, I finally made it to Helsink, Finland for a Barbie birthday party.
As a young man who was just about to graduate from the Hudson County Culinary Institute in New Jersey, I knew I wanted more! So I enrolled to Le Cordon Bleu in London.
I arrived in Helsinki, Finland after a nearly two-week delay due to a volcano eruption in Iceland, it was finally wheels up at JFK airport.
Yesterday was the filming for the second 24-Hour Restaurant Battle I will be a part of for Food Network-TV. The first show I was on my team was the big winner! Now I’m ready to go back and shoot for the win again.
On March 19th I pitched live, two concepts for NBC’s America’s Next Great Restaurant with Bobby Flay.
Well, this is something that doesn’t happen every day. MTV’s “My Life as Liz” will film scenes in my NYC apartment.
In the summer of 2009 deployed in the Mediterranean on Oceania’s Insignia. The topper is that I cooked for Jacques Pepin!
Franco Lania is a master chef of Mediterranean influenced Italian cuisine. His two decades of cooking and traveling has enabled him to a have a very unique career. On this website, Franco will share delicious recipes, stories from his travels and inspire others about cooking and the positive effects it can produce in one’s life.