CO, USA – December 26, 2012 – Culinary Hall of Fame, LLC announced
today that Giada De Laurentiis has been inducted into the Culinary Hall of
About Giada De Laurentiis:
Born in Rome, Giada grew up in a large Italian family
where the culture of food was a staple in and of itself. She began her
professional training at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, specializing in both
cuisine and pastry. Following, she returned to Los Angeles, where her
training included positions at the prestigious Ritz Carlton Fine Dining
Room and Wolfgang Puck's Spago in Beverly Hills.
Giada's career start on Food Network began in 2002 when
she was discovered by a network executive upon reading an article about
her and the De Laurentiis family in FOOD & WINE magazine. Since then,
Giada has earned an Emmy for Outstanding Lifestyle Host and has become one
of Food Network's most recognizable faces. Her Emmy award winning, daytime
cooking show, "Everyday Italian," featured quick, healthy and
satisfying Italian dishes. Her primetime show, "Giada's Weekend
Getaways," debuted in January 2007 and followed Giada to popular
destinations in and around the United States as she explored the cities'
most notable restaurants and activities.
Giada can also be seen in Food Network specials, such as
"Giada in Paradise: Capri and Santorini," and as a judge on the
highly popular series, "Next Food Network Star." Giada is now in
production on her new series, "Giada at Home," where Giada plans
and prepares meals and parties for family and friends. The series
premiered last Fall to some of the networks most impressive ratings to
date and continues to be a viewers' favorite.
For more information: www.giadadelaurentiis.com/giada/