Rocco DiSpirito is an award winning chef and author of ten highly-acclaimed cookbooks, including his newest #1 New York Times best seller The Pound A Day Diet and bestselling series Now Eat This! A cultural phenomenon that revolutionizes dieting, The Pound A Day Diet is designed to help you lose up to five pounds every five days – without frustrating plateaus – all while enjoying your favorite foods.
Rocco is on a mission to change people’s perception of healthy food by proving that healthy and delicious are not mutually exclusive. As such, he created a personalized, weight loss coaching and food delivery service upon which The Pound A Day Diet book is based. As a result of this program, Rocco’s clients have experienced significant, rapid, safe, and life-altering weight loss, all while enjoying delicious meals all day long.
Rocco has starred in television series’ over the past 20 years, most recently starring on Food Network’s Restaurant Divided in 2013 and the nationally syndicated weekly series Now Eat This! with Rocco DiSpirito. He was named Food & Wine Magazine’s “Best New Chef” and was the first chef to appear on Gourmet Magazine’s cover as “America’s Most Exciting Young Chef.” His 3-Star restaurant Union Pacific was a New York City culinary landmark for many years.