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

Heirloom Tomato Salad

Hazelnut Layer Cake with Espresso Buttercream, Chocolate Frangelico Ganache and Toasted and Gilded Hazelnuts

Frozen Royal Mojito

Mini Blueberry Peach Pie

Orange Creme Brulee

Coconut Tuna Tartare with Avocado Mousse

Shephard's Pie

Golden Fig and Mascarpone Tart

Foie Gras Lollipops

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

Chicken Scarpariello

Fillet of Beef with Potato Galette and Shaved Asparagus

Sticky Buns

Lobster Roll with Yuzu Cashew Dipping Sauce

Fried Mac and Cheese Balls

Lamb Sausage

White Chocolate Banana Pudding

Mongolian Ginger Beef

Chef's Market Blackberry Ketchup

Heavenly Chocolate Cake

Chef's Market Corn Fritters

Passion Banana Dacquoise

Thin Crusted Focaccia Pizza with Fresh Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella

Mini Pancetta-Wrapped Meatloaf Sandwiches

Thai Spring Rolls

Chilled Cucumber Apple Soup