International celebrity chef and executive producer David Rocco brings his passion for food, travel, and adventure to millions of homes through his worldwide hit television programs, David Rocco’s Dolce Vita, Dolce India, Dolce Africa, Dolce Southeast Asia, and David Rocco’s Dolce HomeMade. Rocco is a trailblazer in food television, breaking down barriers to bring cultures together through the love of sharing a good meal.
A global celebrity, Rocco’s programs are seen in over 100 countries around the world, airing on National Geographic People, Fox Life, Food Network, Cooking Channel, BBC Food, Hola! TV, and TLN. In addition to his own shows, Rocco makes regular guest appearances on Global, CTV, and CBC and is often featured in prominent media, including the Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Star, HELLO!, enRoute, Food & Drink, and Chatelaine.
Rocco is also the author of three internationally bestselling cookbooks — David Rocco’s Dolce Famiglia, David Rocco’s Dolce Vita, and Made in Italy — and is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades including a Gourmand Award and a Taste Canada Award. In 2021, Rocco opened his first Canadian establishment, David Rocco – Bar Aperitivo, which has been named one of Canada’s 100 Best Restaurants.
In addition, Rocco has his wine label, David Rocco’s Dolce Vita, which offers three varietals: Prosecco, Chianti, and Pinot Grigio. He will also be launching his own line of pasta and sauces across Canada and the US.