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Ina Garten Says Hosting Dinners Prepared Her For ‘Be My Guest’

Ina Garten Says Hosting Dinners Prepared Her For 'Be My Guest'

In her new TV show, Ina Garten invites friends over to her home in East Hampton, New York. Be My Guest with Ina Garten follows the Food Network star as she has lunch in her ‘barn’ with actors, journalists, chefs and more. But, as Garten said in a recent interview, hosting dinner parties prepared her more for the show than hosting. barefoot countess.

Ina Garten has decades of experience in entertainment

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After quitting his White House job, Garten completely shifted gears. She bought a specialty food store in the Hamptons with no experience in the food industry. She had learned to cook using Julia Child’s cookbook before that. Even today, she admits that cooking is not something that comes easily to her.