Giada De Laurentiis Signing Books at Stew Leonard’s

CTbites Team

Giada De Laurentiis, famed Italian chef, New York Times bestselling author and Food Network star, will greet fans and sign 1,000 copies of her brand new cookbook WEEKNIGHTS WITH GIADA: Quick and Simple Recipes to Revamp Dinner (Clarkson Potter; on sale March 27, 2012) at Stew Leonard’s in Norwalk on Wednesday, March 28 starting at 5:00 p.m.                            

Providing an intimate sneak peek into Giada’s day-to-day family life with husband Todd and daughter Jade, and chock-full of gorgeous color photographs, WEEKNIGHTS WITH GIADA will be a new favorite for longtime fans—and a new kind of handbook for home cooks everywhere.

Stew Leonard’s is offering the cookbook at a special book signing price of $29.99 or two for $50.00.  Please note that customers are asked to purchase at least one copy of WEEKNIGHTS WITH GIADA at Stew Leonard’s in order to get in line for the book signing.

RAFFLE: Ten lucky fans will win a free copy of WEEKNIGHTS WITH GIADA and a reserved place at the front of the line to have their book signed.  Fans can submit their entries via or the ballot box at any of the Stew Leonard’s stores in Norwalk, Danbury, Yonkers, and Newington.   Entries will be accepted through the morning of Monday, March 26.  Customers will be notified via email on Monday, March 26. 

WHO: GIADA DE LAURENTIIS is the star of Food Network’s Everyday Italian and Giada at Home, a judge on Food Network Star, a contributing correspondent for NBC’s Today show, and the author of five New York Timesbestselling cookbooks. She attended the Cordon Bleu in Paris and worked at Wolfgang Puck’s Spago restaurant in Los Angeles before starting her own catering company, GDL Foods. Born in Rome, Giada grew up in Los Angeles where she now lives with her husband, Todd, and their daughter, Jade. Visit her at or #WeeknightsWithGiada.

WHEN: Wednesday, March 28 at 5:00 p.m.

WHERE: Stew Leonard's, 100 Westport Avenue, Norwalk, CT

Store Phone for Customer Questions:  203.847.7214