Spicing up Season 6 of the cooking competition The Next Food Network Star is the goddess of Italian cooking (and host of her own Emmy-nominated series) Giada de Laurentiis, who takes on the role of mentor to the 12 contestants vying for celebrity chefdom.
Between the addition of celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis as a mentor and the move to Los Angeles, The Next Food Network Star has big changes for its sixth season.
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So what can we expect for the two-hour premiere (Sunday at 9/8c) and the new season? Who better to give us a taste of what's to come than host and judge Bobby Flay. Find out what the culinary master has to say about the "savvy" new batch of hopefuls, what he finds is the most common mistake made by contestants, and what his first...
Six months after the birth of her first child, Jade, celebrity chef Giada de Laurentiis is trying to strike a balance between her hectic work schedule and being a mom.
The petite and popular Food Network star and author of several cookbooks has been working on "not giving up everything that I used to do, and not missing out on anything that my daughter does ...
Celeb-chef extraordinaire Giada De Laurentiis has welcomed a baby girl into the world, her rep confirms to TVGuide.comThe Food Network star's new baby, Jade Marie De Laurentiis Thompson, is the first for De Laurentiis, 37, and her husband Todd Thompson, 44. Jade Marie was born in Los Angeles on March 29, weighing 5 lbs, 13 oz.De Laurentiis, who hosts Everyday Italian and appears occasionally on NBC's Today, has not yet announced plans to include little Jade in her shows. Personally, I'm waiting for a kids' cooking show that is, once her daughter's old enough to hold a spoon. Anna Dimond
Is Dancing with the Stars pro Julianne Hough dating Entourage's E, aka Kevin Connolly? "No, no, no," she tells People. They just "talk on the phone a lot." Oh, OK. They're girlfriends.... Tuesday on Today, Everyday Italian host Giada De Laurentiis revealed that she has a bun in the oven. She and hubby Todd Thompson are expecting a girl in April.... Nelson Aspen reports that Lost boy Dominic Monaghan was spied in the arms of a woman who was not girlfriend Evangeline Lilly at an L.A. cantina.... Could they be an odder couple? The New York Post recently caught Mandy Moore and Matthew Perry on a date. Ben Katner