Celebrity Chef | Hit Television Host | Bestselling Author
Trailblazing international celebrity chef David Rocco breaks down cultural barriers by uniting people through the love of sharing a great meal. David brings his passion for food, travel, and adventure to millions of homes worldwide through his hit television programs David Rocco’s Dolce Vita, Dolce India, Dolce Napoli, and Dolce Africa.
David’s programs are seen in over 100 countries around the world — including on National Geographic People, Fox Life, Food Network and Cooking Channel, BBC Food, Hola! TV, and TLN. In addition to his own shows, David can be seen on television’s Donut Showdown, Iron Chef America, and Top Chef Canada. Most recently, he appeared opposite Chinese Celebrity Chef Nicholas Tse in the premiere season of the cooking challenge show Celebrity Chef: East vs. West on Fox Life Asia, and in Top Chef Middle East, with host Bobby Chin.
Named one of “Canada’s Top Ten Style Makers” by Flare magazine, David has also authored three internationally bestselling cookbooks: David Rocco’s Dolce Famiglia and the award-winning David Rocco’s Dolce Vita and Made In Italy. Each features many of David’s favourite easy to follow, classic Italian recipes and showcase his philosophy that elegant and impressive cooking can still be quick and simple.
As a top media personality, influencer, and famous TV chef, David is often featured in prominent media, including People Magazine, Hello!, Us, enRoute, Chatelaine, Today’s Parent, Food and Drink, The Globe and Mail, and many others. He also makes frequent appearances on broadcast media such as CNN, BNN, CTV, CBC, Global, and much more
AGIE will be selling copies of David's hardcover book "Dolce Famiglia" for $40 and all proceeds will go towards our community festival.