Anna Leigh Rosales RD

Anna Rosales built her career by blending her love of cooking with her passion for healthy living. She is an expert on nutrition and culinary arts and has experience working with clientele from private individuals to multinational corporations. She offers a unique dual specialty in regulatory affairs/food law and nutrition communications. Anna is currently the Senior Director of Government Affairs and Nutrition at the Institute of Food Technology. Previously Anna was the Director of Nutrition and Science Communications for Barilla. Prior to Barilla she was the corporate dietitian for Yakult, the Japanese probiotic company, where she educated health professionals and consumers on the benefits of probiotics. Early in her career the California Health & Longevity Institute at the Four Seasons Hotel & Resort in Westlake Village, CA retained her as a chef instructor and consulting dietitian, and she was a food writer and cooking guide for Anna developed her clinical expertise as a clinical dietitian at St. John’s Health Center in Santa Monica, CA. Anna holds a Masters in International Food Law from Michigan State University, a bachelors in Nutrition & Food Studies from New York University and an Associates in Culinary Arts from the Illinois Institute of Art.


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Anna Leigh Rosales RD

Senior Director Government Affairs & Nutrition

Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

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