Food TV celebrity chef and a famous movie producer's granddaughter.
She attended UC Los Angeles, where she obtained a bachelor's degree in Social Anthropology.
She trained at Le Cordon Bleu in Paris, France and went on to host the Food Network show, Everyday Italian.
She married Todd Thompson in 2003, and the couple welcomed a daughter in 2008.
Her grandfather is Dino De Laurentiis, the producer of such films as Manhunter, King Kong, and Serpico.