Our Dietitian

Our Dietitian

Meet Marisa Bellanca, our Registered Dietitian, who is here to help you customize your meals to meet your nutritional needs.

Marisa Bellanca


  • Manage food allergies and intolerances
  • Special and preferred dietary needs
  • Meal preferences
  • Eating behaviors
  • Eating concerns
  • Food ingredients



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Ritche with Chef Stacy

Dining prepares meals for Childhood Cancer Association
Staff Volunteers with C.U.R.E.

January 30, 2024

Gracie’s staff volunteered their time and served a special BBQ menu for the 14th annual Recipe for a C.U.R.E. Sunday Brunch.

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RIT commits to 50% plant-based dining options
More plant-based food headed to dining locations

June 26, 2023

RIT Dining signed a “Forward Food Pledge,” a partnership with the Humane Society of the United States, to strive to have 50 percent of restaurant menu items plant-based by the end of 2025.

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Renovated dining area completed at Gracie’s
Inviting new seating, plug-in hubs, lighting, and fireplace

April 1, 2023

Gracie’s reopened after a five-month renovation project in its seating area.

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Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND)

Science-based food and nutritional information.

Better Me Wellness (for RIT employees)

Explore events, classes, and resources if you are an RIT employee.


Nutrition information, services, and resources for individuals with celiac disease, gluten sensitivity, and related disorders.

Food Allergy Research & Education (FARE)

Research and resources for those affected by food allergies and anaphylaxis.

Food and Drug Administration (FDA)

Check out the Nutrition Facts Label page to learn how to read food labels.


Get tips to help you build a healthy lifestyle.

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)

U.S. food and nutrition news and tools to to help you make healthy food choices.

RIT Wellness

Wellness is a key component of student life at RIT.