Anna Rosales

Title: Freelance Recipe Developer and Dietician
Education: New York University
Expertise: nutrition, professional chef

Anna Rosales wrote for The Spruce, contributing articles and recipes for a year. She is an accomplished food writer and academic. 


  • Professionally trained chef and chef instructor
  • Registered dietitian, board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition
  • Has a master's degree in global food law


Anna is currently the corporate dietitian for one of the world's leading Italian food companies where she works in the research, development, and marketing of new products. Anna's work includes providing nutritional notes for recipes appearing on Barilla pasta.

She was previously the corporate dietitian for Yakult, an international probiotic company, where she educated health professionals and consumers on the benefits of probiotics. The California Health & Longevity Institute at the Four Seasons Hotel and Resort in Westlake Village, California, retained her as a chef instructor and consulting dietitian. She also had a nutrition consulting and culinary education practice.

Anna developed her clinical expertise as a clinical dietitian at St. John’s Health Center in Los Angeles; her practice focused on oncology, cardiac care, diabetes management, gastrointestinal disorders, and many more nutritional issues. She has been recognized as a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. She has further developed her expertise with a degree in global food law.


Anna is a graduate of the Illinois Institute of Art with a degree in culinary arts, and New York University with a degree in nutrition, food studies, and public health. She is a board-certified specialist in oncology nutrition by the Commission on Dietetic Registration. She received her Master of Jurisprudence in global food law at the Michigan State University College of Law.



About The Spruce

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