About the Show

Party Starters is for all those at-home entertainers who want to throw a memorable soirée but lack the time, the know-how and, most of all, the cold cash to do it. Each episode of Party Starters features our team of party experts at the home of one fearful host or hostess. Our experts help plan, set a theme and employ a variety of budget-conscious tricks of the trade to pull the party together. Fun and relatable, Party Starters gives entertainers everywhere the tools and inspiration they need to impress without stress. Hosted by Justin Gunn.

Most Popular Recipes

All Party Starters Recipes

Sushi Rolls

Fruit and Chocolate Fondue

Flank Steak Roulade over Arugula and Sweet and Sour Onions

"High Roller" Mushroom Puff Pastry

Mushrooms Aux Croustade

Poker Nuts

Melanzana (Eggplant Puree)

Heirloom Tomato Salsa

Oven Dried Tomatoes

Greek Salad


Croque Monsieur

Family Cheese Pie Recipe


Spicy Glazed Shrimp

Roasted Stuffed Pork Loin with Sweet Potato Puree, Radicchio, and a Molasses Gastrique

Seared Halibut with Parmigiana Asparagus

Romesco Chilled Soup Sips

Corn Dogs

Parmesan Crisps

Swedish Meatballs

Mushroom Fondue


Caramelized Fennel and White Bean Soup

Beet and Burrata Cheese in Croustade

Green Garlic and English Pea Soup Sips

Lobster Salad on Crispy Baguettes