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

Meatballs with Angel Hair Pasta

Mini Grilled Cheese

Tomato Basil Cones

Butterfinger Cheesecake

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

Red Pepper Flan

White Gazpacho and Lobster Brochette

Peppercorn Rubbed and Grilled Flat Iron Steak

Lobster and Sea Scallops with Spring Vegetables

Thai Scallops

Mini Cheeseburgers

Roasted Tomato Caprese

Corn Pudding

Tempura Asparagus with Soy Dipping Sauce

Coupe Rossini

Jicama and Watermelon Salad

Watermelon Beet Soup

Chef's Market Blackberry Ketchup