Giada Entertains - Episode Guide
Season 3 - April 7, 2018
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.
Giada's Italian Easter Party
Season 3 - March 31, 2018
Giada De Laurentiis hosts a big Italian family Easter celebration, complete with giant chocolate eggs filled with candy. Her table is filled with traditional dishes, including Simple Spring Salad, Pesto and Prosciutto Asparagus, Sweet and Smokey Lamb Ribs and Baked Mushroom Rigatoni with Kale Gremolata.
'70s Throwback Party
Season 3 - March 24, 2018
Giada De Laurentiis hosts a groovy '70s bash, with guests donning their best throwback outfits. Giada puts a modern spin of some of the decade's most popular foods, including Waldorf Panzanella, Sweet and Sour Shish Kabobs, Italian Helper and Giada Wallbangers.
Episode 10 - Season 3 - March 17, 2018
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.
Jade's Painting Party
Episode 9 - Season 3 - March 10, 2018
Giada De Laurentiis and her daughter, Jade, invite Jade's friends over for a paint and tie-dye party. The menu gets an artistic touch with Bacon and Jam Sandwiches, Lemon Speckled Green Bean Salad and Rainbow Sodas.
Cocktails and Comfort
Episode 8 - Season 3 - March 3, 2018
Giada De Laurentiis throws a cocktail party that features mini-bite appetizers of favorite comfort foods. Her menu includes BLT Bites, Crispy Salami and Cheese Egg Rolls, Chocolate Hazelnut Madeleines and Bourbon Milk.
Giada's Midnight Jam
Episode 7 - Season 3 - February 24, 2018
Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over on a Friday night to hang out, watch movies and enjoy breakfast for dinner. Her guests arrive in comfy sweats and pajamas to enjoy her menu of Smoked Trout Frittata, Sausage and Parmesan Waffles, Honey Nut Panna Cotta and a Goodnight Mary Bar.
Valentine's Day Cookout
Episode 6 - Season 3 - February 17, 2018
Giada De Laurentiis invites a few couples over to celebrate Valentine's Day around a cozy outdoor fire pit. Gourmet s'mores are on the menu, along with a Spice and Smoke Cocktail, Cocoa Rubbed Flank Steak Sandwiches, Orange Grilled Shrimp with Cocoa Nib Gremolata and a Strawberry Salad.
Pizza Pasta Party
Episode 5 - Season 3 - February 10, 2018
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.
Big Game Bar Hop
Episode 4 - Season 3 - February 3, 2018
Instead of going to a bar to watch the big football game, Giada De Laurentiis invites everyone over to her place for her version of a bar hop. Giada's menu includes Mediterranean Chili Chicken Wings, Ginger Soy Chicken Wings, Spicy Game Day Dip, Creamy Shrimp Pasta Salad and a Cacio e Pepe Vinaigrette.
Giada's 2nd Annual Film Festival
Episode 3 - Season 3 - January 27, 2018
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.
Episode 2 - Season 3 - January 20, 2018
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.
Taste the World Party
Episode 1 - Season 3 - January 13, 2018
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.
Tuscan Barbecue Party
Season 2 - February 26, 2017
Giada De Laurentiis celebrates her recent travels to Italy with a dinner party featuring the flavors of Tuscany. Giada creates a California barbecue vibe with an Italian touch with her menu featuring Grilled Chicken Involtini, Buttery Herbed Potatoes, Mushroom and Grape Crostini and Spiked Arnold Palmers.
Giada's Film Festival
Season 2 - February 19, 2017
Instead of movie night, Giada De Laurentiis hosts her own mini film festival. Guests are asked to create their own two minute cell phone movies on any topic they'd like, dramatic or documentary. Her decor and food is movie style, like Cacio Pepe Popcorn, Finger Sandwiches Three Ways, Blueberry Focaccia and Spiked Ice Cream Floats.
Fro-mantic Dinner for Eight
Season 2 - February 12, 2017
Valentine's Day should be about sharing love and affection for all of the special people in your life, so Giada De Laurentiis hosts a dinner party around a long dining room table filled with friends. The indulgent dishes include a Cheese Raviolette in Pink Sauce, Italian Wellington and Chocolate Hazelnut Fondue.
Season 2 - February 5, 2017
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.
Season 2 - January 29, 2017
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.
Hidden Talent Party
Season 2 - January 22, 2017
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.
Jade's Slumber Party
Season 2 - January 15, 2017
It's wintertime, so 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.
Season 1 - March 20, 2016
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.
Party in the Kitchen
Season 1 - March 13, 2016
Giada De Laurentiis has come up with the perfect way to host a great party without breaking the bank. Since every great party ends in the kitchen, she starts there and invites friends over to make some of their favorite dishes together, including Caesar Salad Taco Bites, Pulled Pork Tacos, Cheater Churros and Strawberry Basil Aqua Fresca.
Family Fun Day
Season 1 - March 6, 2016
Giada De Laurentiis hosts a fun and cost-effective family celebration complete with simple outdoor games and a menu that appeals to both the little ones and the grown-ups. There's a make-your-own Juicy Lucy Slider Bar, Crispy Potato Nests with Cherry Ketchup, Black and White Cupcakes and Easy Egg Cream drinks.
Girl's Night In
Season 1 - February 28, 2016
Giada De Laurentiis loves to spend Friday nights with friends, so she's hosting a game night at her house complete with healthy dishes, a skinny cocktail and lots of friendly competition. The menu includes Warm Chicken Parmesan Salad, Vegetable Bundles with Tarragon Dressing, Drunken Berries and Lemon Thyme Prosecco.
A Night of Decadence
Season 1 - February 21, 2016Giada 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.
Spread the Love Party
Season 1 - February 14, 2016
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.