Giada Entertains

Watch Giada Entertains

  • 2016
  • 5 Seasons
  • 6.1  (30)

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.

Giada Entertains
Filter by Source

Seasons
Earth Day Party
13. Earth Day Party
April 19, 2020
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Earth Day, Giada De Laurentiis shares a menu sourced completely from the garden and throws an eco-friendly party with all recycled products. Guests savor a vegetarian feast that includes escarole and olive salad.
Spring Supper
12. Spring Supper
April 12, 2020
Giada De Laurentiis draws on the flavors of spring as she celebrates Easter. The holiday menu includes Giada's Spicy Lamb Bolognese, Creamy Polenta with Spinach and a Strawberry Basil Coffee Cake decorated with edible flowers.
Jade's Feel Good Party
11. Jade's Feel Good Party
March 29, 2020
Giada De Laurentiis serves a healthy, kid-friendly lunch for her daughter Jade and friends after a yoga and stretching class. The young guests are treated to Lemon and Oregano Pounded Chicken, Cheddar Stuffed Cauliflower with Basil Breadcrumbs, and Pesto Green Beans and Peas with Fusilli. For dessert, Chocolate and Orange Brown Rice Treats are a new spin on a childhood classic.
The Art of Surprise
10. The Art of Surprise
March 22, 2020
Giada De Laurentiis pulls off the ultimate surprise birthday party for a dear friend, featuring glittery decor and quiz-style party games. Guests enjoy delicious finger foods, including Lamb Chops with Mint and Pistachio Salsa Verde, Eggplant Parmesan Bites, and Fig and Salumi Crostini. Instead of a birthday cake, Giada serves up fun and festive PB and J Tiramisu.
Jade's After Party
9. Jade's After Party
March 15, 2020
After Jade's big volleyball game, Giada De Laurentiis invites her daughter's teammates to celebrate at a fun-filled after party. It's a delicious but casual menu with all of Jade's favorites: Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu, Charred Broccoli Crostini, Crispy Orzo and Peas and, for dessert, super-fun Gummy Worm Popsicles.
Go Green or Go Home
8. Go Green or Go Home
March 8, 2020
Giada De Laurentiis hosts a St. Patrick's Day party, offering her spin on traditional Irish dishes. Guests will feast on hearty Lamb and Red Wine Stew, Mashed Yukon Gold Potatoes with Savoy Cabbage, plus a Smoked Salmon "Crudo" with Creamy Cucumbers. For dessert, Giada serves a rich Chocolate Stout Torta made with real Guinness beer.
Baby Shower Brunch
7. Baby Shower Brunch
March 1, 2020
Giada De Laurentiis hosts an elegant baby shower and brunch for her young Aunt Carolyna, who is like a little sister to Giada. The gorgeous and festive menu reflects the happy occasion with Roasted Caprese Salad, Orecchiette with Almond Pesto, Lemon Lavender Shrimp Cups, and finally, an indulgent dessert of Torta Caprese Bianca al Limone.
Weeknight Special
6. Weeknight Special
February 23, 2020
Sometimes no occasion is the best occasion! Giada De Laurentiis surprises her daughter, Jade, in the middle of the week with a special menu that includes all her favorite comfort foods. Jade finishes her homework in the kitchen while Giada puts the finishing touches on their meal of Meatball Salad, Creamy Parmesan Baked Shells, Green Bean "Fries" and Chewy Almond and Cherry Thumbprint Cookies.
Giada's Dinner Cruise
5. Giada's Dinner Cruise
February 16, 2020
Giada De Laurentiis hosts an intimate dinner party on a boat in the marina. The sunset dinner cruise is complete with twinkling lights and a romantic and elegant menu. Giada makes Paccheri with Porcini and Pistachio, Pan-Seared Salmon with Artichokes and White Wine, Beet and Burrata Salad and a light and flavorful dessert of Roasted Strawberries with Vin Santo.
Chocolate for Breakfast
4. Chocolate for Breakfast
February 9, 2020
Giada De Laurentiis invites friends over for a Valentine's Day-themed breakfast with chocolate in every dish. She treats them to a playful, laid-back morning with beanbag chairs, games and an indulgent, buffet-style breakfast menu. Giada makes Red Eye Benedict, Cocoa Nib Potato Pancakes, Chocolate Chip Banana Pancakes and Sweet and Salty Chocolate Granola.
Football Picnic
3. Football Picnic
February 2, 2020
Before the big game, Giada De Laurentiis and her family and friends spend the day on the beach playing tag football and having an oceanside picnic. Giada serves an array of decadent picnic foods that not only feed a crowd but are perfect for game day. Her guests enjoy an easy, make-ahead meal of Pizza Paninis, Bittersweet Chopped Salad, Sweet Potato Hummus and, for dessert, Fennel and Orange Fudge.
TV Dinner
2. TV Dinner
January 26, 2020
Giada De Laurentiis hosts her friends for an evening of cozy television-viewing, and she makes a hearty menu of small bites that are easy to eat in front of the TV. Giada provides blankets, pillows and an individual TV tray for each guest! The casual-but-delicious menu includes Tamari Spiced Nuts, Sweet and Crunchy Jicama Slaw, Sausage Hoagies and Chocolate Almond Butter Sandwich Cookies.
Pastabilities
1. Pastabilities
January 19, 2020
Giada De Laurentiis invites friends into her kitchen to create their own pasta shapes from scratch and enjoy a pasta party together. In Italy, many families invent their own pasta shapes, but the recipes often aren't written down and are lost over time. Before her friends arrive, Giada makes her family's favorite pastas -- Malloreddus and Pappardelle -- along with good-quality Italian homemade sauces and sides made simply and with inexpensive ingredients. Her guests feast on a menu of Malloreddus with Shrimp and Arugula, Pappardelle with Sausage Ragu and Grilled Endive with Citrus and Pancetta.
Description

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.

Giada Entertains is a series that is currently running and has 5 seasons (53 episodes). The series first aired on January 3, 2016.

Where to Watch Giada Entertains

Giada Entertains is available for streaming on the Food Network website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Giada Entertains on demand at Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Hulu, Vudu, Google Play, Apple TV and Food Network.

  • Premiere Date
    January 3, 2016
  • IMDB Rating
    6.1  (30)