Fred Bollaci

Fred Bollaci

Fred Bollaci is a true renaissance man. As an international influencer and diet and weight loss strategist, Fred is also a professional lifestyle and weight loss coach, motivational and inspirational speaker, and healthy gourmet food and beverage consultant to the hospitality industry. He is also food and travel writer and blogger, and Sommelier (Court of Master Sommeliers), and Food, Wine, Travel and Art Writer, Food Editor, and Appetite Columnist, and Social Media Manager for VENU Magazine, one of the nation’s leading contemporary culture and luxury lifestyle magazines. Fred is also a practicing Trusts and Estates Attorney and has an MBA.

Since childhood, Fred has enjoyed a gourmet lifestyle of healthy gourmet food and international travel and is now known as "The Healthy Global Gourmet." 

Fred lost 150 pounds in one year while living “La Dolce Vita” in 2009-10 and has since helped hundreds of people lose thousands of pounds. Since establishing his company, Fred Bollaci Enterprises in 2014, Fred has worked with hundreds of top chefs and written about hundreds of restaurants, hotels, spas, and exciting travel destinations across the country and in Italy, and has shared delicious recipes, tips for fitness and spiritual wellbeing, and has helped coach and motivate hundreds of people to lose thousands of pounds. Fred is sought after by top establishments, including hotels, restaurants, and wineries for his expert evaluation, and is sought by organizations -- including public, private, educational and not-for-profit -- as a guest motivational and inspirational speaker. 

In the first edition of "The Restaurant Diet, How to Eat Out Every Night and Still Lose Weight," a gourmet cookbook, diet book, and travel guide, Bollaci shares his unique four-phase diet program, and offers several excellent tips and strategies to help diners learn to enjoy their favorite restaurants while losing weight and keeping it off. The book features 100 mouthwatering recipes from 100 of the top restaurants in the United States, from coast-to-coast, with nutrition facts and suggestions from the chefs themselves! It is the top "healthy gourmet" cookbook on the market today!

The second edition of "The Restaurant Diet, A Spiritual Journey of Self Discovery" features 100 pages of brand new personal content, in response to popular demand from his audiences, where Fred shares the most intimate details of his experience, sharing how he visited "The Other Side" when he nearly died from the effects of obesity at age 30, and was sent back to change his life, lose weight, get healthier, and go on to inspire and help countless others and achieve their true purpose. 

Learn how you, too, can live the good life through fitness, gourmet food, and fine wine. "It is about learning to enjoy and appreciate food and life, not about deprivation or punishment," said Bollaci. "It is about looking within and realizing we are each good enough and deserve a chance to be our best, and to want to give ourselves the best."

Fred's Golden Palate Blog, Social Media Channels, and VENU Appetite Colum have garnered several hundred thousand fans and followers who look to Fred for advice on how to live a healthier, happier life, and how to harness your God given talent to become the very best expression of yourself! Fred is available for private coaching and as a motivational speaker. For more information, please contact Fred:, visit his blog and sign up for the latest news via weekly e-blast at, and follow Fred Bollaci on Social Media at Fred Bollaci Enterprises on Facebook, @fredbollaci on Twitter, and @fredbollacienterprises on Instagram.

Today, Fred Bollaci feels great, and enjoys a variety of activities, especially adventure travel, writing, cooking, dining, fine wine, photography, and his two dogs, Charlie (a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel) and Teddy (a Bichon-Shih-Tzu).

Fred is a native of Long Island, New York, and currently resides in Palm Beach and Sarasota, Florida.