Celebrity Chef Rocco DiSpirito to Participate in HealthCorps’ Chef’s Dinner and Fundraiser Benefitting Hurricane Harvey Relief at Vincent’s Restaurant on October 20, 2017

Posted 10/02/2017 | By HealthCorps

WHAT: Rocco DiSpirito, healthy lifestyle crusader, author and James Beard award winning chef, will make a celebrity chef guest appearance at HealthCorps’ chef’s dinner and fundraiser at Vincent’s Restaurant in Houston October 20.

At the event, Chef DiSpirito will discuss his new healthy cookbook Rocco’s Healthy + Delicious, which debuts on October 17, 2017. Attendees of the dinner will have an opportunity to meet the chef and Food Network star and will be given an autographed copy of his new book. A recipe from his cookbook will also be highlighted in the dinner menu.

With a headquarters in Houston, HealthCorps was founded by Dr. Mehmet Oz and his wife Lisa, to give teens tools to improve physical and mental health so they can live happier and more productive lives. The organization has been active in Houston schools since 2009.

Tickets for the dinner are $150 per person and the event is limited to 120 tickets. Anyone interested in sponsorship for the event should contact mary.morgan@healthcorps.org.

Rocco DiSpirito is a James Beard award-winning chef, healthy lifestyle expert, and New York Times bestselling author. His newest cookbook, Rocco’s Healthy + Delicious, features more than 200 mostly plant-based recipes for everyday life. He was hailed the champion of Food Network’s hit series Guy’s Grocery Games: Superstars where he won $40,000 for HealthCorps. He launched an organic, plant-based product line, Rocco’s Healthy + Delicious, featuring an assortment of snacks and meals, available at www.roccodispirito.com,  and founded a fresh food meal delivery service. DiSpirito is recognized for his inspiring weight loss journey and has dedicated his life to proving that healthy and delicious are not mutually exclusive.


WHEN: Friday, October 20, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.



  • Rocco DiSpirito, celebrity chef and healthy lifestyle crusader
  • Michelle Bouchard, president, HealthCorps


WHERE:       Vincent’s Restaurant

2701 West Dallas Street

Houston, TX, 77019


Note:  Telephone and in person interviews with Chef DiSpirito are also available prior to the event

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