Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis has done it all: won an Emmy Award, published nine cookbooks, produced countless episodes of 11 different shows on the Food Network – including Giada at Home – opened restaurants, created merchandise…the list goes on. Recognized by the International Hospitality Institute as one of the Global 100 in Hospitality, a list featuring the 100 Most Powerful People in Global Hospitality, the Italian-born chef still has more tricks up her sleeve. Her newest venture? Launching her own lifestyle and ecommerce platform, Giadzy, and kickstarting the catering business she started after college that attracted the attention of her former boss, super chef Wolfgang Puck.
“The new platform features Italian products like panettone, pasta, sauces, antipasti, sweets, spices and books, as well as meal kits and gift sets,” writes Stueven. “The Cinema Night Box is an homage to her grandfather Dino De Laurentiis, one of Hollywood’s most famed film producers and the inspiration behind her love of food. It comes with a movie poster from one of his films including King Kong, Bitter Rice and Barbarella as well as amaretto truffles, Granisi Cookies With Manna Orange, Chocolate Cantucci from the third-generation bakers at Bonci and Guido Gobino hot chocolate.”
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