Giada De Laurentiis





Giada De Laurentiis


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in Rome, Italy
August 22, 1970

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Giada De Laurentiis is a Los Angeles-based celebrity chef who's published several cookbooks and hosts several shows for Food Network. Born in Rome, Italy, she grew up surrounded by homemade Italian cooking. As a child, she and her family moved to California, where she spent countless hours at her grandfather's restaurant DLL Foodshow. Upon graduating from UCLA with a degree in anthropology, Giada studied cuisine and pastry at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France. She then returned to Los Angeles and trained further at the Ritz Carlton Fine Dining Room and Wolfgang Puck's Spago, and later started up her own catering business in the city. She was discovered by Food Network in 2002 and has been a mainstay on their lineup ever since.

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November 10, 2010



OFFICIAL STATEMENT ON BEHALF OF GIADA DE LAURENTIIS


In response toSTAR magazine story (November 22, 2010 issue)


"It is a shame a media outlet such asStar needs to rely on disgraceful lies and hide behind false anonymous "sources" in order to entertain their readers. When theStar reporter approached Giada De Laurentiis on Sunday, while she was co-hosting a children's cancer...

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Everyday Italian: 125 Simpl...

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Giada's Family Dinners

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Everyday Pasta

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4.07 avg rating — 7,296 ratings — published 2007 — 4 editions
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Giada's Kitchen: New Favori...

4.12 avg rating — 5,256 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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Giada at Home: Family Recip...

4.16 avg rating — 1,371 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Weeknights with Giada: Quic...

4.05 avg rating — 977 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Giada's Feel Good Food: My ...

4.03 avg rating — 860 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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Happy Cooking: Giada's Reci...

3.79 avg rating — 190 ratings — published 2015 — 3 editions
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Naples! (Recipe for Adventu...

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Paris! (Recipe for Adventur...

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“Parisians take their work quite seriously, but they take their enjoyment of the little moments just as seriously. Sometimes sitting in a café with close friends or family and enjoying a shared plate of macarons is just as important as sitting in an office working. You know, some Parisians start their morning with a mug of hot chocolate.
Really? Emilia asked, taking a fourth and fifth sip.
The chocolate is like medicine to take away your troubles and help you see that life is sweet.”
Giada De Laurentiis, Paris!

“The French and their food. They put each meal on a pedestal.”
Giada De Laurentiis, Paris!

“It's pronounced wee but spelled O-U-I. It's all you'll want to say when you're sitting at one of the thousands of little cafes that line the streets and you're looking at a menu full of foods you just want to eat for days. And then you wake up early, and the sun is rising in shades of pink over the white buildings as you make your way through the sleepy streets until you're upon the fresh markets!”
Giada De Laurentiis, Paris!
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