About the Show

See what it takes to create over-the-top, high-rolling parties, from glitzy Las Vegas to sexy New York City. From catering to decor to the sip of the first cocktail, Giada De Laurentiis goes behind the scenes with chefs, sommeliers, pastry teams, decorators and event planners as they pull together fabulous high-end events.


Giada De Laurentiis

Born in Rome, Giada grew up in a large Italian family where the culture of food was a staple in and of itself. She has an impressive background of culinary training and a unique, personable charm, and she is a globally revered celebrity chef who continues to prove her skill and accessibility with her expanding presence.

Most Popular Recipes

All Behind the Bash Recipes

Chocolate Passion Ravioli with Ricotta Souffle Fritter

Sesame Seared Tuna on Star Fruit

Lobster and Sea Scallops with Spring Vegetables

Salmon Pigs in a Blanket

Tomato Basil Cones

Red Pepper Flan

Lemon Parmesan Risotto Balls

Butterfinger Cheesecake

Lobster Dogs

Mini Grilled Cheese

Bourbon Minted Fruit Kabobs

Pear Balsamic Flank Steak

Roasted Garlic and Porcini Flan with Porcini Mushrooms and Tomato

Chive Blini with Caviar and Creme Fraiche

Meatballs with Angel Hair Pasta

Lemon Drop Creme Brulee Martinis

Terrine of Duck

Roasted Tomato Caprese

Salad of Green Mango with Prawn and Lobster Tail and Lime-Chili Dressing

Cheesecake Lollipops

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Grilled Lamb Chops with a Butternut Squash Ring, Couscous, Asparagus

Macaroni and Cheese in Parmesan Cups

White Chocolate Banana Pudding

Thai Scallops

Mini Cheeseburgers

White Gazpacho and Lobster Brochette