Paula’s Party is a food based show hosted by Paula Deen on Food network. It started airing in 2006 with over episodes being filmed on varied locations. Unlike Deen’s other TV show, this was recorded in front of a select audience at Uncle Bubba’s oyster house located in Savannah, Georgia. Deen interacted with her audience during the first few episodes.
The theme of the show is to help the audience who are not too sure of their culinary skills. Deen attempts to be friendly with them and dramatizes the episodes often using double entendres.
Almost all her family has now been on the series including her sons, husband and daughter in law. A lot of other celebrities have joined the fun filled show as well.
The show is not being aired on Food Network at present.
Origin Of Paula’s Party
The show was first aired on September 2006 and went to achieve success of sorts. The filming of the show started at Uncle Bubba’s oyster house in Georgia but was soon moved to the Food Network sets of New York.
The Southern cook Paula Deen attempts to take her audience through fun filled culinary adventures trying to help the viewers with their cooking skills. The last episode of the show was telecast in 2008.
Format Of Paula’s Party
The show is devised according to a simple format which has the presenter sharing some informal and friendly moments with her guests most of whom are celebrities in their own rights. Other food experts and TV show hosts are often featured in the show which is replete with exuberance and laughter.
Based on ‘Emeril's Cooking’ the series has an active audience participation and Paula Deen manages to entertain them by sharing recipes and swapping interesting stories. The in depth field trips are very much a part of Paula’s Party with Deen interested in collecting every kind of food based fact that she finds.
Paula’s Party Notable Moments
While almost all of Paula’s Party episodes are full of fun with the host not taking herself too seriously, there are some special episodes that deserve a mention for varied reasons. Some of them are:-
- Christmas Party- The episode aired on December showed Deen hosting a Christmas Party replete with French toast and Christmas ham in accompaniment to the Grammy winner Amy Grant’s Christmas tune.
- Deep Fried NY Party- Donald Trump Junior appreciates the home made cannolis by Paula.
- Diva Party- A daily soap star, an expert on money matters and RuPaul, a drag queen meet up to create food that is befitting for a diva.