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Giada De Laurentiis Biography

Birth Name:
Giada Pamela De Laurentiis
Birth Place:
Rome, Italy
Profession
Chef, TV host, caterer, judge

Fast Facts

  • Is the granddaughter of Italian film producer Dino De Laurentiis
  • Worked for Wolfgang Puck's Spago restaurant, at the Ritz Carlton Fine Dining Room, and as a food stylist for several magazines
  • Started GDL Foods, a private catering firm in Los Angeles, before starring in her own show on the Food Network
  • Has published multiple cookbooks, starting with Everyday Italian: 125 Simple and Delicious Recipes in 2005
  • Launched a line of cooking products in partnership with Target in 2010
  • Is a celebrity ambassador for the international relief organization Oxfam