David Rocco (born in Toronto, Canada) is a Canadian actor and producer. He is most famous for producing and hosting the television series David Rocco's Dolce Vita. He was also the co-creator and host of Catalyst Entertainment's food and travel hybrid series Avventura: Journey in Italian Cuisine and was a featured host for Don't Forget Your Passport.
Rocco learned to cook growing up in an Italian family in Toronto and claims, "I'm not a chef, I'm Italian!" He divides his time between Toronto and Florence, Italy with his wife Nina Rocco. The couple have three children: Emma, Giorgia, and Dante.
Four seasons of David Rocco's Dolce Vita are airing in over 150 countries world wide, including Food Network Canada, BBC Food, Discovery Travel, Nat Geo Adventure Channel, India's Fox History and Traveller, and in the U.S. on the Cooking Channel. In Dolce Vita, Rocco explores Italy with his wife Nina and his eclectic group of friends while teaching about the simplicity of Italian cuisine and culture, and showcasing the city life and countryside.
Made In Italy (Clarkson Potter, Harper Collins; October 2011)
David Rocco's Dolce Vita (Harper Collins; November 2008)