Over 26 million Americans of Italian descent currently reside in the United States, making Italian Americans the seventh largest ethnic group. Every October, the Italian-American Heritage Month aims at recognizing the contributions and achievements of these people and their ancestors by celebrating the distinguished cultural contributions of Americ...

This week, the culinary star and home cook extraordinaire, Giada De Laurentiis, launched the ninth season of “Giada at Home 2.0” on the Food Network. For the premier, Giada cooked up some Italian favorites, including lemony spaghetti with zucchini. "Never thought I'd be shooting a Food Network show on my iPhone," she wrote, sharing a collection of...

She’s written nine cookbooks, starred in eight TV shows, and opened three restaurants. It’s no surprise that under kitchen quarantine, Giada De Laurentiis knows what to do next. This week, she launched “Giada’s Pantry Recipe Central,” a new effort to share practical recipe ideas and meal planning tips with those figuring out what to cook at home. A...

Giada De Laurentiis had no intention of entering into the family business of show. By now, it's hard to imagine the Italian-born granddaughter of famed film producer Dino De Laurentiis as anything other than the Food Network fixture we've known her to be for the last 15 years, presiding over her ever-expanding empire from one authentic (or, some mi...

As the South Beach Wine and Food Festival celebrates its 18th year on Miami Beach this week, the Thursday night special “Barilla’s Italian Bites on the Beach” is back and hosted again by top chef, author, and TV personality Giada De Laurentiis. CBS4’s Lisa Petrillo caught up Giada during last year’s event, asking her why she thinks this event is so...

Lagostina, a leading manufacturer of premium Italian cookware, is proud to announce a collaboration with Giada De Laurentiis - Italian-born American chef and restaurateur, New York Times Bestselling Author and Emmy Award winning television personality. For years, she has used Lagostina at the forefront of her television show "Giada in Italy."  Now,...

Giada de Laurentiis is a cookbook author, television host, restaurateur, and chef. She’s known for her Food Network series, Giada at Home, and her frequent appearances on NBC’s Today and talk shows such as The Ellen DeGeneres Show. The author of nine books (the most recent is Giada’s Italy, out this past March), she has two Las Vegas restaurants, G...

Both food and fame are in Giada De Laurentiis's family history. Long before she became a star on the Food Network, beginning in 2002 — she has had nine shows, including “Giada in Italy” — her grandfather, Dino De Laurentiis, produced Federico Fellini’s 1954 drama “La Strada” and the 1973 “Serpico,” starring Al Pacino, and also owned an early Eataly...

Food Network star Giada De Laurentiis has set a date for the grand opening of her new restaurant at the Horseshoe Casino. The celebrity chef made the announcement on Wednesday about her plans for GDL Italian by Giada. The Italian restaurant will open to the public on Tuesday, May 22. It will be on the second level of the casino and is the first eat...

Giada De Laurentiis has become famous in her own right, one of Food Network’s most recognizable stars, but it was another famous figure who stirred her passion for food — her grandfather Dino. “My earliest food memory is when I was 5, making pizza dough with my grandfather,” De Laurentiis says. “My nonno[grandfather] loved cooking, loved spending t...