"Giada at Home" first aired on television in October 2008. The Food Network broadcasts the show, which stars Giada De Laurentiis as she demonstrates meal preparation for viewers using her own recipes.
In "Giada at Home," De Laurentiis shares meals with her friends and family, combining Italian flavors with her own Californian style to create new dishes. The show uses several filming locations in Malibu, California, including a kitchen similar to Giada's own and the beach. The show has won Daytime Emmy awards for Outstanding Directing and achieved nominations for several awards, such as Outstanding Culinary Host and Outstanding Culinary Program.