Giada De Laurentiis
Happy Cooking Cookbook
Los Angeles, CA
GIADA DE LAURENTIIS is the Emmy Award-winning star of Food Network's Everyday Italian, Giada at Home, and Giada in Paradise; a judge on Food Network Star; a contributing correspondent for NBC's Today Show; Editor in Chief of Giada Weekly, a weekly digital magazine, and the author of seven New York Times bestselling books.
Born in Rome, Giada grew up in Los Angeles and then attended the Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris. She worked at Wolfgang Puck's Spago restaurant in before starting her own catering company, GDL Foods. Her newest cookbook, Happy Cooking, is the latest in her collection. “I thought it would be really fun to put together a compilation of this ride I've been on for the past few years and call it Happy Cooking,” says Giada. “Because at the end of the day, it’s the cooking that brought me an enormous amount of happiness.”