updated 01/14/2012 AT 10:00 AM ET
•originally published 01/15/2012 AT 8:30 AM ET
This week, celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis will have another big night as she serves Hollywood royalty at InStyle’s Viewing Dinner for the Golden Globes as well as the afterparty with Warner Bros.
This marks the first time De Laurentiis has designed a menu for a major awards show celebration. Her menu will feature the Italian cuisine with California influences she’s known for, and is set to include “both comforting favorites and sumptuous classics.”
Guests will dine on pastas and salads, roast tenderloin of beef, and De Laurentiis will cap the evening with a selection of her favorite desserts.
The full menu for the InStyle dinner – created in collaboration with The Beverly Hilton s Executive Chef Suki Sugiura and Executive Pastry Chef Thomas Henzi – is:
Chilled Cauliflower soup with bacon and croutons
Mini Eggplant parmesan
Mini Chicken meatballs
Beef Crostini with curry mayonnaise
Crostini with Pecorino, apple and fig jam
Sauteed Shrimp Cocktail
Brussels Sprout Leaf Salad
Spinach Ricotta Ravioli
Strocotto with Creamy Polenta
Brownie Budino & Almond Cake with Amaretto Whipped Cream
Word of advice to the celebs in attendance: Mangia!