Denisse Oller

Denisse Oller is not your typical chef.  A dynamic, multidimensional communicator with many passions and interests, Denisse is a both a consummate journalist and a trained chef.

One of the most honored women in Spanish-language television, Denisse has a proven rapport with a wide audience.  While she is highly adept at cooking up a lavish feast, she can also research, produce and host a sizzling show about that feast.

As one of the prominent Food and Nutrition Experts for AARP’s online Spanish language food channel at, her work enables Ms. Oller to reinvent Latino cuisine, bringing healthy eating choices to thousands of families.

Emmy award Journalist, writer, and businesswoman, Denisse Oller is one of the most honored women in Spanish-language television.  Oller has been recognized by Hispanic Business Magazine as one of the 100 most influential Hispanic personalities in the United States.

Denisse’s work in media has brought her widespread recognition and awards such as five Emmys, nine Emmy nominations, two Gracie Awards given by the American Women in Radio and Television organization and the Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in investigative reporting.

Oller has also appeared on Fox Good Day NY, The Today Show, Martha Stewart Living, the Food Network’s “Throwdown with Bobby Flay” and CNN en Español. She has been a featured chef at Macy’s Latin Chefs of NY, the Summit Wine and Food Festival, in Summit, New Jersey and for three years a row, she has been a guest chef at Puerto Rico’s premiere food festival, Saborea Puerto Rico.

Oller’s work on behalf of Hispanic families has gained the recognition of distinguished organizations; as she sits on several boards including the Puerto Rican Family Institute and the Committee for Hispanic Children and Families. She has partnered with HealthCorps, the American Diabetes Association, and Goya Foods to bring healthy recipes to your kitchen table. Ms. Oller is also working on her first cookbook, a memoir inspired by her travels and teaches recreational classes at The Institute of Culinary Education in New York City.

Ms. Oller is also the Executive Director for The Joseph A. Unanue Latino Institute at Seton Hall University. The goal of the institute is to inspire, educate and empower Seton Hall students to become the next generation of Latino leaders.

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