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

Mini Grilled Cheese

Lobster Dogs

Salmon Pigs in a Blanket

Lemon Drop Creme Brulee Martinis

Lobster Roll with Yuzu Cashew Dipping Sauce

Red Wine Braised Buffalo Pot Roast served in Potato Bones

White Chocolate Banana Pudding

Sesame Seared Tuna on Star Fruit

Fried Green Tomatoes

Lobster-morel Mac 'n' Cheese

Fried Mac and Cheese Balls

Lamb Sausage

Thin Crusted Focaccia Pizza with Fresh Tomato, Basil and Mozzarella

Magret Duck Breast

Chocolate Mint Brownies

Passionberry Dessert

Prima Dona Cake

Tuna Ceviche Cones

Apricot Tart

Fried Green Tomatoes

Herb Rubbed Roasted Tenderloin of Beef

Wild Mushroom Risotto with Basil Oil

Baked Alaska

4-Cheese Mac and Cheese with Spicy Chili Crust

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

Coconut Crusted Voodoo Shrimp

Ceviche Shooter