Giada De Laurentiis

Here's How to Host an Effortless Event
Entertain with Ease, Giada Style

Here's How to Host an Effortless Event

No matter if you're prepping for a game-day bash, a casual girls' night in or a holiday-worthy spread, stick with Giada's easy yet elegant menus for crowd-pleasing results every time.

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  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis invites Bobby Flay over for a day of fun in the kitchen. The two create a colorful meal with Grilled Seafood Pasta Fra Diavolo, Chili-Rubbed Pork Chops With Grilled Pineapple and Grilled Peach Tarte Tatin With Thyme Whipped Cream and Bobby shows Giada how to create one of his favorite cocktails, Sparkling Apricot Mint Sours.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis is a guest at the Hollywood Improv, for Alie Ward and Georgia Hardstark's live comedy show called "Slumber Party with Alie and Georgia." In keeping with the theme, Giada prepares breakfast-style food to take to the event like Bloody Mary Dip, Silver Dollar Pancake Sandwiches and Eggs Benedict Deviled Eggs. Meanwhile, Alie and Georgia prepare a Lavender Chamomile Tequila to go enjoy with the appetizers while on stage.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis grills for her girlfriends, but it's not your usual burgers and steaks. Instead, Giada combines really fun and beautiful ingredients that you wouldn't necessarily think to grill, like Beet, Apple and Cheese Pizzettes, Grilled Corn and Cheese Cakes and Grilled Pineapple, Bananas and Grapes.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis hosts her book club and creates a menu to match the novel's theme. She makes Grilled Scallops With Orange-Scented Quinoa, a light Radicchio, Pear and Arugula Salad and a decadent Lemon Meringue With Amaretti Cookie Topping.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis continues her tradition of inviting over someone for lunch that she admires. Joan McNamara, the founder of LA's Joan's on Third, stops by for a wonderful meal of Chinese Turkey Salad, Orange-Scented Chilled Tomato Soup and Magic Bars, inspired by the flavors of her restaurant.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis donates a garden to an elementary school in Compton that will be incorporated into the school's curriculum. Giada, other volunteers and students plant the garden together. Months later, Giada and Jade will check in with the kids and the progress, packing along a kid friendly picnic lunch of Pancetta, Fontina and Zucchini Quiche, Mini Carrot-Apple Cupcakes and Cavatappi with Roasted Vegetables and Creamy Lemon-Herb Dressing to enjoy with students and faculty.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis creates a light and delicious menu for a spa day at home with Jade and their girlfriends. Each dish has a fun and unique twist like Swiss Chard Rolls with wild rice and exotic spices, Nicoise Salad Pizzettes and an Avocado-Chocolate Mousse.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada plans a good old-fashioned neighborhood progressive dinner party. The evening kicks off with drinks and appetizers at one home, followed by the main course at Giada and Todd's house. Then, the group moves up the street for dessert.

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  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis invites Bobby Flay over for a day of fun in the kitchen. The two create a colorful meal with Grilled Seafood Pasta Fra Diavolo, Chili-Rubbed Pork Chops With Grilled Pineapple and Grilled Peach Tarte Tatin With Thyme Whipped Cream and Bobby shows Giada how to create one of his favorite cocktails, Sparkling Apricot Mint Sours.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada and Todd set out together for a day outdoors, on a day-hike. Giada goes to Adventure 16 to gear up, and then prepares the food that she'll pack for their hike. Giada makes food that's as lightweight and produces as little garbage as possible, making Homemade Cranberry Nut Granola, Grilled Vegetable, Herb and Goat Cheese Sandwiches and Chocolate Raspberry Bars with White Chocolate and Almonds.

  • Giada at Home

    Giada De Laurentiis prepares a dim sum menu inspired by her recent trip to Hong Kong. She invites her travel companions over to enjoy the exotic dishes like Chocolate Bao with Chocolate Dipping Sauce, Braised Short Rib Dumplings With Corn Puree, Lemper Ayam and Pear Gorgonzola Gyoza.

About Giada De Laurentiis

Giada never has a dull moment, between sharing Italian-style recipes on Giada at Home and serving as a Food Network Star mentor and judge. More

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