Dilara Kocak completed her undergraduate degree on Nutrition and Dietetic at Hacettepe University in 1994. Having completed a graduate degree at the same university, Kocak acquired the title of “Dietitian Expert” in 1996. She moved on to complete a Management program at Istanbul University, a Presentation and Speech Techniques program at Bogazici University and finally a PR Certificate program at Bilgi University in 2015.
She worked in clinical departments and leadership positions in several hospitals between 1994-1999. Between 1999-2004 she worked at the American Hospital in Istanbul as the Director of the Nutrition and Dieting Department.
Between October 2003 and February 2004, she enhanced her expertise travelling to the United States to conduct observation in her field.