Watch Giada Entertains

In this lifestyle series, host Giada De Laurentiis expands beyond her usual cooking presentations to include tips and advice on decorating and preparing for parties, dinner parties, and other social events. There are plenty of cooking demonstrations, too, as Giada shares her proven crowd-pleaseing recipes. The series debuted in 2016 on the Food Network.

Sunday 11:00 AM et/pt on Food Network
3 Seasons, 16 Episodes
January 3, 2016
Cast: Giada De Laurentiis
Watch Episodes

Giada Entertains Full Episode Guide

  • Giada De Laurentiis hosts her second annual Film Festival Party and invites her guests to make their own short films. She pulls out all the stops with a Hollywood-themed room and easy-to-eat menu that includes Grilled Chicken Skewers with Lemon and Honey, Smokey Eggplant Dip, Crazy Popcorn Mix and Fancy Italian Colas.

  • Giada De Laurentiis hosts a casual but chic Potluck Party and asks each guest to bring their grandmother's favorite recipe to share with the group. Giada's own recipes include an American Punch, Red Rice Salad, Sweet and Crunchy Broccoli Salad and Spicy One Skillet Lasagna.

  • 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.

  • Giada throws a dinner bash featuring the flavors of Tuscany mixed with a California barbecue feel. Including: grilled chicken involtini; buttery herbed potatoes; mushroom and grape crostini; and spiked Arnold Palmers.

  • Giada prepares a Valentine's Day meal for her pals. A menu of indulgent dishes features cheese raviolette in pink sauce; Italian Wellington; and chocolate-hazelnut fondue.

  • Giada hosts a small film festival, at which guests are requested to make their own two-minute cell phone movie on any subject. Featuring: Cacio Pepe popcorn; finger sandwiches three ways; blueberry focaccia; and spiked ice cream floats.

  • Giada De Laurentiis has friends over to see the big game; three-way-tie sandwich; game-day dips-and-chips bar; spicy Calabrian shrimp.

  • Giada throws a talent show. Featuring: candied prosciutto; roasted carrot hummus; crab crostini with lemon and herbs; and Calabrian mojitos.

  • In the Season 2 opener, Giada hosts a sleepover bash for her daughter and her pals by turning the living room into the ultimate blanket fort. Also: She whips up a feast of green grape slushies; Parmesan crisps with red pepper mayonnaise; steak-and-avocado buns; and s'mores pizzettes.

Review Giada Entertains