About the Show
Follow Giada De Laurentiis back to her birthplace for an extended holiday, as she revisits family, friends and the flavors that inspire her life's work. Whether digging into her grandmother's ancient recipe book with Aunt Raffy, exploring the site of her grandfather's former pasta factory, inspiring her to make homemade noodles "the old fashioned way," or cheering on and then making a California-inspired feast for her uncle's soccer team, this trip is all about the bounty and beauty of Italy, enjoyed with friends and family.
Giada De Laurentiis
Emmy Award-winning personality Giada De Laurentiis has become a household name. With an impressive background of culinary training and a unique, personable charm, she is a globally revered celebrity chef who continues to prove her skill and accessibility not only with her expanding presence beyond Food Network but also with the great success of her cookbooks, brand alliances, food products and recurring role on TODAY.
Born in Rome, Giada grew up in a large Italian family where the culture of food was a staple in and of itself.