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

Fried Mac and Cheese Balls

Salmon Pigs in a Blanket

Butterfinger Cheesecake

Bourbon Minted Fruit Kabobs

Mini Grilled Cheese

Lobster Dogs

Pear Balsamic Flank Steak

Roasted Garlic and Porcini Flan with Porcini Mushrooms and Tomato

Chive Blini with Caviar and Creme Fraiche

Lemon Drop Creme Brulee Martinis

Chocolate Passion Ravioli with Ricotta Souffle Fritter

White Gazpacho and Lobster Brochette

Spicy Grilled Shrimp

Macaroni and Cheese in Parmesan Cups

Terrine of Duck

White Chocolate Banana Pudding

Sesame Seared Tuna on Star Fruit

Red Wine Braised Buffalo Pot Roast served in Potato Bones

Lobster and Sea Scallops with Spring Vegetables

Lamb Sausage

Mini Blueberry Peach Pie

Frozen Royal Mojito

Coconut Crusted Voodoo Shrimp

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

4-Cheese Mac and Cheese with Spicy Chili Crust

Ceviche Shooter

Shrimp and Scallop Risotto