About the Show

Party Starters is for all those at-home entertainers who want to throw a memorable soirée but lack the time, the know-how and, most of all, the cold cash to do it. Each episode of Party Starters features our team of party experts at the home of one fearful host or hostess. Our experts help plan, set a theme and employ a variety of budget-conscious tricks of the trade to pull the party together. Fun and relatable, Party Starters gives entertainers everywhere the tools and inspiration they need to impress without stress. Hosted by Justin Gunn.

Most Popular Recipes

All Party Starters Recipes

Heirloom Tomato Salsa

Chicken Skewers Marinated with Salad Dressing

Sushi Rolls

White Sangria

Whole Roasted Bass

Orzo and Tomato Salad in Lemon Cups

Corn Dogs

Onion Dip

Poached Salmon with Lemon Crisps and Meyer Lemon Cream

Shrimp Curry Rice

Caramelized Fennel and White Bean Soup

Grilled Flatbread

Baked Brie

Oven Dried Tomatoes with Artichoke Paste

Chicken Etouffee

Chilled Butternut Squash and Coconut Soup

Beet and Burrata Cheese in Croustade

Melanzana (Eggplant Puree)

Blood Orange Martini

Oven Dried Tomatoes

Island Fruit and Mixed Green Salad


Pulled Pork

Fruit and Chocolate Fondue

Herbed Goat Cheese and Market Salad in Phyllo Cups

Seared Scallops Sushi

Baby Back Ribs