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Season 1, Episode 6

Spread the Love Party

It's all about chocolate as Giada De Laurentiis hosts a party for friends that features her favorite decadent ingredient. The menu features Spicy Coq Au Vin Chocolate, Eat-Your-Heart-Out Pizza, Dark Chocolate Macaron Cake and Hazelnut Coffee Martinis.

Saturday
Aug 11
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 6

Spread the Love Party

It's all about chocolate as Giada De Laurentiis hosts a party for friends that features her favorite decadent ingredient. The menu features Spicy Coq Au Vin Chocolate, Eat-Your-Heart-Out Pizza, Dark Chocolate Macaron Cake and Hazelnut Coffee Martinis.

Friday
Aug 17
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 1

Jade's Slumber Party

Giada De Laurentiis is throwing a sleepover party for her daughter, Jade, and her friends. Giada transforms her living room into the ultimate blanket fort adorned with sleeping bags and makes healthy, kid-favorite camp-style food like Green Grape Slushies, Parmesan Crisps with Red Pepper Mayonnaise, Steak and Avocado Buns and S'mores Pizzettes.

Saturday
Aug 18
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 1

Jade's Slumber Party

Giada De Laurentiis is throwing a sleepover party for her daughter, Jade, and her friends. Giada transforms her living room into the ultimate blanket fort adorned with sleeping bags and makes healthy, kid-favorite camp-style food like Green Grape Slushies, Parmesan Crisps with Red Pepper Mayonnaise, Steak and Avocado Buns and S'mores Pizzettes.

Friday
Aug 24
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Hidden Talent Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a cocktail party and good old-fashioned talent show with her friends in the style of a creative salon. Guests bring their best creative hidden talents, whether it's singing, playing the guitar, magic or juggling. The menu includes Candied Prosciutto, Roasted Carrot Hummus, Crab Crostini with Lemon and Herbs and Calabrian Mojitos.

Saturday
Aug 25
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 2

Hidden Talent Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a cocktail party and good old-fashioned talent show with her friends in the style of a creative salon. Guests bring their best creative hidden talents, whether it's singing, playing the guitar, magic or juggling. The menu includes Candied Prosciutto, Roasted Carrot Hummus, Crab Crostini with Lemon and Herbs and Calabrian Mojitos.

Friday
Aug 31
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 4

Super-Sized Sunday

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over to watch the big game and makes gourmet super-sized versions of some of our favorite game foods, including a Three-Way Tie Sandwich, a bar made up of game day dips and chips, and Spicy Calabrian Shrimp.

Saturday
Sep 8
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 4

Super-Sized Sunday

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over to watch the big game and makes gourmet super-sized versions of some of our favorite game foods, including a Three-Way Tie Sandwich, a bar made up of game day dips and chips, and Spicy Calabrian Shrimp.

Friday
Sep 14
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 2, Episode 3

Impromptu Party

Friends drop by unexpectedly, so Giada De Laurentiis shows how to host a fabulous last-minute party. Her menu includes Focaccia with Clementine and Fennel, Frozen Fruit Sparkling Water, Pantry Mezzi with Rigatoni with Greens, and Smokey Arugula and Apple Salad. Then, Giada shows how to use dishes and decor in cabinets to transform a living room and create a special mood with only a few minutes' notice.

Saturday
Sep 15
8am | 7c
Season 2, Episode 3

Impromptu Party

Friends drop by unexpectedly, so Giada De Laurentiis shows how to host a fabulous last-minute party. Her menu includes Focaccia with Clementine and Fennel, Frozen Fruit Sparkling Water, Pantry Mezzi with Rigatoni with Greens, and Smokey Arugula and Apple Salad. Then, Giada shows how to use dishes and decor in cabinets to transform a living room and create a special mood with only a few minutes' notice.

Friday
Sep 21
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

A Night of Decadence

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a cocktail party where the food and drinks are true indulgences. Her nighttime party is cool and fun with a sexy, stress-free menu of Oysters, Caviar and Bubbles, Braised Short Rib Crostini with Remoulade, "Pop" Tarts and New Year Martinez Cocktails.

Saturday
Sep 22
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 1

A Night of Decadence

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a cocktail party where the food and drinks are true indulgences. Her nighttime party is cool and fun with a sexy, stress-free menu of Oysters, Caviar and Bubbles, Braised Short Rib Crostini with Remoulade, "Pop" Tarts and New Year Martinez Cocktails.

Friday
Sep 28
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 5

Kickoff Party

Giada De Laurentiis hosts the ultimate football viewing party, offering ideas on everything from seating, snacks, drinks and friendly bets on who will win the big game. The menu includes Blue Cheese and Bacon Truffles, Walnut Kicker Cookies, and Margarita Chicken Wings.

Saturday
Sep 29
8am | 7c
Season 3, Episode 13

Weekend Brunch

Giada De Laurentiis hosts a casual weekend brunch with friends, starting things off with Sweet and Spicy Bacon Bites. She wows her guests with a Dutch Daddy and Chocolate Cheesecake Stuffed French Toast, and Spiked Chocolate and Coffee Milkshakes give everyone a mid-morning boost.

Sunday
Dec 30
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 1

Taste the World Party

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over to sample healthy versions of dishes from around the world. She pulls out an eclectic mix of plates and platters that highlight her menu of Crab Summer Rolls, Warm Arugula Vichyssoise, Caribbean Roasted Pineapple and an Italian Cocktail.

Saturday
Jan 5
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 5

Pizza and Pasta Party

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over for a Friday night pizza and pasta party. Giada's menu features her favorite Cheesy Lemon Pizza and Sausage and Eggplant Fusilli. She lightens things up with Grilled Radicchio with Ricotta Salata, and she sets up a build-your-own-pizza bar in the kitchen.

Saturday
Jan 12
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 3, Episode 10

Panini Party

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over for a casual get-together while she tests various panino recipes and combinations for her new restaurant, Pronto, in Las Vegas. Her friends sample her menu, which includes a France Meets Italy Panini, a Chicken and Pepperonata Panini, a Royal Beef Tenderloin Panini, a Strawberries and Cream Panini and, to wash it all down, Aperol Spritz cocktails. Then each guest takes a turn at making her own custom panini.

Saturday
Jan 19
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

Pasta Party

Pasta is an inexpensive way to feed a crowd and a blank canvas to dress up with great ingredients, so Giada De Laurentiis is hosting a pasta party buffet with leftovers that are hard to beat. Each dish on Giada's menu features a different pasta shape and fresh ingredients. Her buffet spread includes Pasta with Creamy White Beans, Antipasto Salad with Crispy Orzo Cacio e Pepe Gnocco Britto and Baked Pasta Rigatoni.

Sunday
Jan 20
11:30am | 10:30c
Season 3, Episode 1

Taste the World Party

Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over to sample healthy versions of dishes from around the world. She pulls out an eclectic mix of plates and platters that highlight her menu of Crab Summer Rolls, Warm Arugula Vichyssoise, Caribbean Roasted Pineapple and an Italian Cocktail.

Friday
Jan 25
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 4, Episode 1

Pasta Party

Pasta is an inexpensive way to feed a crowd and a blank canvas to dress up with great ingredients, so Giada De Laurentiis is hosting a pasta party buffet with leftovers that are hard to beat. Each dish on Giada's menu features a different pasta shape and fresh ingredients. Her buffet spread includes Pasta with Creamy White Beans, Antipasto Salad with Crispy Orzo Cacio e Pepe Gnocco Britto and Baked Pasta Rigatoni.

Saturday
Jan 26
8:30am | 7:30c
Season 4, Episode 2

Family-Style Sunday Dinner

In Giada De Laurentiis' family, Sundays are set aside for family dinners. For a stress-free, traditional family dinner at home, Giada's menu includes casual but hearty dishes like Baby Back Ribs with Spicy Peach BBQ Sauce, Spaghetti with Zucchini and Squash, Baby Lettuces with Spicy Vinaigrette and, for dessert, Double Chocolate Chip Red Wine Bundt Cake.

Sunday
Jan 27
11:30am | 10:30c

Most Popular Recipes

All Giada Entertains Recipes

Vegetable Bundles with Tarragon-Citrus Dip

Spiked Root Beer Float Bar

Bourbon Milk

Chocolate-Hazelnut Madeleines

Chocolate-Hazelnut Fondue

Grilled Chicken Involtini

Strawberries-and-Cream Panini

Aperol Spritz

Crispy Potato Nests with Cherry Ketchup

Smoky Arugula and Apple Salad

Hazelnut Coffee Martini

Rainbow Sodas

Spicy One-Skillet Lasagna

Gin-tini

Green Grape Slushies

Raspberry-Cherry Chocolate Poppers

Crazy Popcorn Mix

Sweet and Crunchy Broccoli Salad

Spiked Chocolate and Coffee Milkshakes

Strawberry-Basil Agua Fresca

Mushroom and Grape Crostini

Royal Beef Tenderloin Panini

Open-Faced Finger Sandwiches

Baked Mushroom Rigatoni with Kale Gremolata

Rigatoni with Greens

Dark Chocolate Macaron Cake

Sweet and Spicy Bacon Bites

About the Show

Whether it's a casual game night with girlfriends, a fun family get-together, or a party in the kitchen, Giada De Laurentiis knows how to make it an extra-special event. In Giada Entertains, she shares tips, secrets and recipes for planning the perfect party for family and friends.

About the Host

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.