Celebrity Chefs Giada De Laurentiis

Giada De Laurentiis

About Giada De Laurentiis

Giada De Laurentiis Giada De Laurentiis has an impressive background of culinary training and a unique, personable charm. She 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, newly launched food products and recurring role on morning news programmes. Born in Rome, Giada grew up in a large Italian family where the culture of food was a staple in and of itself. As the granddaughter of film producer Dino De Laurentiis, Giada consistently found herself in the kitchen and spent a great deal of time at the restaurant of her grandfather. After graduating from university, her passion for cooking remained. She eventually made the decision to commence professional training at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris. She subsequently returned to Los Angeles, where her training included positions at the prestigious Ritz Carlton Fine Dining Room and Spago in Beverly Hills. She later founded GDL Foods, a catering company in Los Angeles.

Recipes from Giada De Laurentiis

Chefs A to Z

Weekly TV Schedule

Check out the TV listing for a daily schedule of inspirational how-to cookery programmes and fun food competition shows.

View TV listing »

TV Shows A to Z