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

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.

Most Popular Recipes

All Behind the Bash Recipes

Jicama and Watermelon Salad

Kentucky Bourbon Balls

Ahi Tuna Martinis

Rhubarb Compote

Meatballs with Angel Hair Pasta

Sesame Seared Tuna on Star Fruit

Roasted Tomato Caprese

Stilton Cheese and Walnuts with Dried Apricot and Pistachio Dust on Endive Leaf

Lobster Dogs

Tuna Ceviche Cones

Zucchini Goat Cheese Bundles

Chef's Market Corn Fritters

Frozen Royal Mojito

Ceviche Shooter

Kentucky Bourbon Balls

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

Sticky Buns

Wild Mushroom Risotto with Basil Oil

Lobster Roll with Yuzu Cashew Dipping Sauce

Brioche and Pesto Crusted Halibut with Portobello Caps, Broccoli, Creamed Fennel and Sun-Dried Tomato Beurre Blanc

Lemon Parmesan Risotto Balls

Caramelized Apple Stuffed Chicken Breast with Fontina and Bing Cherries

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

Lamb Sausage

Passionberry Dessert

Mini Pancetta-Wrapped Meatloaf Sandwiches

Butter Poached Lobster Ravioli