• Best-selling author of “The Pound a Day Diet: Lose Up to 5 Pounds in 5 Days by Eating the Foods You Love,” the “Now Eat This!” series and “Rocco Gets Real: Cook at Home, Every Day”
• Won a James Beard Award for his cookbook “Flavor”
• Named “Best New Chef” by Food & Wine and “Hottest Young Chef” and “Leading Chef of His Generation” by Gourmet
Rocco is the author of #1 New York Times bestseller, Now Eat This! Diet, a follow up to 2010’s Now Eat This!: 150 of America's Favorite Comfort Foods, All Under 350 Calories, in which he transforms America's favorite comfort foods into deliciously healthy dishes, all with no bad carbs, no bad fats, no sugar, and maximum flavor. His works also include the James Beard Award-winning Flavor, Rocco's Italian American, Rocco's Real Life Recipes, Rocco’s 5 Minute Flavor, Rocco Gets Real: Cook At Home Every Day, The Pound a Day Diet and Cook Your Butt Off.
In Winter 2012 Rocco hosted Now Eat This! with Rocco Dispirito, a new show inspired by his book series in which he challenges families and individuals to make over their diets and adopt a healthier lifestyle. Past television credits include Rocco’s Dinner Party, The Biggest Loser, Rachael Ray Show, Good Morning America and Top Chef.