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

Fried Leeks

Spinach and Asparagus Quiche

Seared Halibut with Parmigiana Asparagus

Heirloom Tomato Salsa

Chicken Skewers Marinated with Salad Dressing

Sushi Rolls

Orzo and Tomato Salad in Lemon Cups

Onion Dip

White Sangria

Poached Shrimp with Melon

Flank Steak Roulade over Arugula and Sweet and Sour Onions

Melanzana (Eggplant Puree)

Pulled Pork

Corn Dogs

Green Garlic and English Pea Soup Sips

Fruit and Chocolate Fondue

Whole Roasted Bass

Chili Rubbed Chicken

Black Bean Cumin Dip

Grilled Yellowfin Tuna with Oven-Roasted Peppers

Seafood Gumbo

Baby Back Ribs

Island Fruit and Mixed Green Salad


Herbed Goat Cheese and Market Salad in Phyllo Cups

Seared Scallops Sushi

Blood Orange Martini