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

Chicken Etouffee

Seafood Gumbo

Heirloom Tomato Salsa

Bloody Mary Shrimp Cocktail

Spicy Glazed Shrimp

Fried Leeks

Grilled Calamari Salad

Black Bean Cumin Dip

Chicken Skewers Marinated with Salad Dressing

Caesar's Palace Salad

Turkey Meatballs

Fortune Filled Cigar Cookies

Seared Halibut with Parmigiana Asparagus

Salmon Mousse

Corn Dogs

Mushroom Fondue

Swedish Meatballs

Meyer Lemon Martini

Romesco Chilled Soup Sips

Melanzana (Eggplant Puree)

Poached Shrimp with Melon

Stuffed Pork Tenderloin

Tapenade on Crostini


Spinach and Asparagus Quiche

Shiitake Mushroom and Sweet Onion Burgers

Herb Hamburgers