About the Show

Party Starters is for all those at-home entertainers who want to throw a memorable soirée but lack the time, the know-how and, most of all, the cold cash to do it. Each episode of Party Starters features our team of party experts at the home of one fearful host or hostess. Our experts help plan, set a theme and employ a variety of budget-conscious tricks of the trade to pull the party together. Fun and relatable, Party Starters gives entertainers everywhere the tools and inspiration they need to impress without stress. Hosted by Justin Gunn.

Most Popular Recipes

All Party Starters Recipes

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Baby Artichoke Salad

Baked Brie

Lamb Skewers

Seared Tuna

Spa Water

Heirloom Tomato Salsa

Melanzana (Eggplant Puree)

Caramelized Fennel and White Bean Soup

Spinach and Asparagus Quiche

Shiitake Mushroom and Sweet Onion Burgers


Herb Hamburgers

Tapenade on Crostini

Spicy Glazed Shrimp

Bloody Mary Shrimp Cocktail

Seared Scallops Sushi

Blood Orange Martini

Mushrooms Aux Croustade

Poker Nuts

Endive Spears with Stilton Cheese, Toasted Pecans, and Sauteed Pears

Outdoor Grilled Striped Bass with Vegetable Tian and Basil Cream

Flank Steak Roulade over Arugula and Sweet and Sour Onions

"High Roller" Mushroom Puff Pastry


Pit Fired Ham Glazed with Pineapple and Mango Maple Syrup

Croque Monsieur