Norm & Company: Giovanni LiDestri

Norm & Company: Giovanni LiDestri

Thu, 02/04/2021 - 8:30pm - 9:00pm

Giovanni “John” LiDestri, CEO of LiDestri Food & Drink, talks about his work and life in Rochester.

WXXI President Norm Silverstein sits down with Giovanni “John” LiDestri, CEO of LiDestri Food & Drink to talk about his experience immigrating to Upstate NY from Italy, his Fairport-based business, and life in Rochester. Norm & Company Giovanni LiDestri airs Thursday, February 4 at 8:30 p.m. on WXXI-TV.

Rooted in hard work and integrity, LiDestri’s history in the Rochester area runs deep, with strong family ties to businesses like Hickey Freeman and Ragu. Today, Lidestri Foods is a flourishing company, providing a tangible economic boost to the local area, while still remaining a family-owned business that continues to put the well-being of its employees and the wider community first.

Norm & Company is hosted by WXXI President & CEO Norm Silverstein, who speaks with long-time Rochesterians as they recount fascinating stories about their lives in the community.