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...

She’s one of the most beloved food personalities across the country and around the world, known for an effervescent attitude, warm personality and megawatt smile. But as a chef and restaurateur, Giada De Laurentiis is uncompromising. She demonstrated an ultra-sharp focus and tenacious commitment to providing a consistent experience at her very firs...

TV star chef Giada De Laurentiis has been spending a lot of time in Las Vegas since she opened her very first restaurant at the Cromwell on the Strip more than three years ago. She was back in town Saturday for an extra special occasion — Nevada Ballet Theatre’s 34th annual Black & White Ball at Wynn Las Vegas, where she was honored as “Woman of th...

Giada De Laurentiis has transcended beyond a TV personality to a seat at the table with the boys on the famous Las Vegas Strip. Nestled between the acclaimed Bacchanal Buffet and MR CHOW, will be Pronto by Giada. But how did this happen? The celebrated chef brought something more to television cuisine than her grander than life personality. De Laur...

Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis confirms her plans to open Pronto by Giada, at Caesars Palace in 2018. The follow-up to her very first restaurant, Giada at The Cromwell, takes a far more casual approach to dining, yet still combines her California take on Italian fare. Pronto by Giada plans to serve breakfast, lunch and dinner, with artisanal co...

Anybody who likes watching a chef prepare a delicious meal on TV is probably familiar with Giada De Laurentiis. This Food Network star has won tons of fans with her authentic Italian food and warm personality. But those aren’t the only reasons why she’s become America’s favorite Italian chef. Want to learn her secrets? Read on to discover how De La...

Celebrity chef Giada de Laurentiis says she is opening a new restaurant in Baltimore in 2018. De Laurentiis, who is known for her various roles on the Food Network, appeared on a Facebook Live video for the cable channel on Friday and was asked by a viewer if she planned to open any new restaurants."Yes, I'm going to open a restaurant in Baltimore,...

Tonight's the night when Giada De Laurentiis finds out if people will not only like her California take on Italian cuisine but pay $68 for a 28-ounce bone-in Tuscan rib-eye.   Also of concern, how patrons pronounce her pasta dishes such as Spah-geh-tee and Boo-kah-tee-nee, which she helpfully phonetically spells out for the uninformed. &nbs...