Cook Your Butt Off: A Q&A with Rocco DiSpirito

Award-winning chef and cookbook author Rocco DiSpirito joins the Clever Cookstr to talk about his new book, Cook Your Butt Off. Check out simple tips to help you lose weight and eat delicious foods, without ever feeling hungry. 

Kara Rota
2-minute read
Episode #40

Today, award-winning chef and cookbook author Rocco DiSpirito joins the Clever Cookstr to talk about his latest books, Cook Your Butt Off  and The Pound a Day Diet.

With 10 acclaimed cookbooks to his name, Rocco DiSpirito is singlehandedly revolutionizing the way we look at food and dieting. Rocco's approach is designed to help you lose up to a pound a day – 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. That's why he's created a personalized weight loss coaching and food delivery service based on The Pound a Day Diet.

How can you lose weight quickly without being hungry? Click the arrow in the player above to listen to the whole interview or download the episode from iTunes to learn:

  • How Rocco's career in the restaurant business transformed into a passion for healthy, delicious food.

  • The weight loss formula to help you lose a pound a day and transform your body.

  • How cooking (whisking, chopping, dicing) can actually help you lose weight while you prepare Rocco's delicious meals.

  • What chefs and cookbooks have influenced Rocco.

  • What appliance Rocco absolutely cannot live without (and neither should you).

  • The secret ingredient in Rocco's kitchen that can take your dishes from good to great.

  • And much more! 

Have you tried Rocco's revolutionary diet plan? Tell us all about it in Comments below or on the Clever Cookstr Facebook and Twitter pages.

Join us next time on the Clever Cookstr, your ultimate window into the kitchens of the world's best cooks.

About the Author

Kara Rota

Kara Rota headed children’s programming at Chicago’s Green City Market and studied food politics at Sarah Lawrence College. Kara has been a featured speaker at numerous venues including Food Book Fair, the Roger Smith Food Conference, and the Brooklyn Food Conference. She has written about food for Irish America Magazine, West Side Rag, Recipe Relay, and Food + Tech Connect, and is the former Director of Editorial & Partnerships at Cookstr.com.