De Laurentiis Dubbed A Petite Powerhouse By Town Amp Country Magazine Stands

Giada De Laurentiis
Giada De Laurentiis
Giada De Laurentiis
Giada De Laurentiis
Giada De Laurentiis
Giada De Laurentiis


Giada Pamela De Laurentiis was born in Rome, Italy, the eldest child of actress Veronica De Laurentiis and her first husband, actor-producer Alex De Benedetti; De Benedetti was a close associate of Giada’s grandfather, film producer Dino De Laurentiis. After their parents’ divorce, Giada and her siblings moved to Southern California where they took their mother’s surname. De Laurentiis, dubbed “a petite powerhouse” by Town & Country magazine, stands “just under five foot two.” De Laurentiis studied at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France, with aspirations of becoming a pastry chef; she is a self-proclaimed chocoholic. Her cooking program, Everyday Italian, has been broadcast on the Food Network since 2003. She felt very uncomfortable in front of the camera when she first began hosting Everyday Italian, but has since become more relaxed and open on air. in June, 2010 De Laurentiis became a regularly appearing mentor to the finalists on the popular Food Network competition show The Next Food Network Star.

After Returning To The United States Giada De Laurentiis Became A Professional Chef Working

Giada De Laurentiis
Giada De Laurentiis
Giada De Laurentiis
Giada De Laurentiis
Giada De Laurentiis
Giada De Laurentiis
Giada De Laurentiis
Giada De Laurentiis
Giada De Laurentiis


Giada Pamela De Laurentiis (Italian pronunciation: ; born August 22, 1970) is an Italian American chef, writer, television personality, and the host of the current Food Network program Giada at Home. She also appears regularly as a contributor and guest co-host on NBC’s Today. De Laurentiis, dubbed “a petite powerhouse” by Town & Country magazine, stands “just under five foot two.” De Laurentiis, a self-proclaimed chocoholic, studied at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France, with aspirations of becoming a pastry chef. After returning to the United States, she became a professional chef working in several Los Angeles restaurants, notably the Wolfgang Puck-owned Spago. She later worked as a food stylist and was contacted by the Food Network after styling a piece in Food & Wine Magazine in 2002. The program examines the catering process behind big event extravaganzas such as the Grammy Awards.