The Rich Roll Podcast

Celebrity Chef Rocco DiSpirito’s Plant-Based Embrace



“The Western diet is destroying our world and our lives and creating all these problems that we don't need to have.” Rocco DiSpirito When it comes to food, we've been led to believe that healthy and delicious are mutually exclusive.When it comes to eating plant-based, forget about it. Most people can't imagine their palate can possibly be sated without animal products.I've worked hard to bust this myth.But I'm no chef.Good thing today's guest is.But Rocco DiSpirito is no ordinary chef. A James Beard award-winning culinary wizard, this guy is a straight up food genius.Named Food & Wine magazineʼs Best New Chef, People magazineʼs Sexiest Chef and the first chef to appear on Gourmet magazineʼs cover as Americaʼs Most Exciting Young Chef, Rocco is the author of 13 books (5 of which were NY Times bestsellers) who lorded over 3-Star restaurant Union Pacific, a New York City culinary landmark for many years (The New York Times deemed his dishes “pure genius”). Rocco skyrocketed to mainstream fame starr