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Princess Cruises Adds to Exclusive Chef Roster with 13-Time World Pizza Champion, Tony Gemignani

Princess Cruises has announced another exclusive celebrity culinary collaboration, with Pizza Chef Tony Gemignani, the 13-time World Pizza Champion and undisputed greatest pizza maker in modern history.

Chef Gemignani has created five unique pizzas for Princess, each with an exciting blend of savoury flavours and premium ingredients from Soppressata sausage and hot honey to Gorgonzola and sweet fig preserve, further enhancing the line’s position as offering the Best Pizza at Sea

“Princess is about delivering great experiences and there is no more important element than Pizza.  While Princess has long been known for having the best pizza at sea, we decided to take it up an entirely new level with legendary Tony Gemignani,” said John Padgett, Princess President. “Tony is the ‘GOAT’ with unparalleled world championships, expertise, and passion for crafting the perfect pizza.” 

Over the course of his career, Chef Gemignani has achieved 13 World Pizza Champions, two-time Food Network Gold Medallist, four GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS titles, and opened more than 30 restaurants. He’s appeared on multiple reality television series including “Food Network Challenge,” “Bar Rescue,” and appeared on the Master Class GOAT series, The Travel Channel and CNN.

“Princess is the original Love Boat, and its magnificent ships are known to all the world,” said Mr Gemignani. “Bringing my original recipe hand-crafted pizzas inspired by the destinations Princess visits to the world-class line up of culinary offerings onboard its ships is not only exciting but an honour.”

The new partnership adds to an impressive roster of celebrity collaborations that Princess Cruises has cultivated, showcasing its commitment to providing unparalleled culinary experiences. Other recent collaborations include: 

Dario Cecchini, the world’s most famous butcher 

Makoto Okuwa, renowned sushi master 

Rob Floyd, celebrity mixologist  

Romero Britto, world-renowned artist  

Gerard Bertrand, Master Winemaker  

Darren McGrady, former Royal Chef 

Tyra Banks, supermodel, and businesswoman 

Rudi Sodamin, internationally respected chef 

Geoff Percival
Geoff Percival
Geoff has worked in business, news, consumer and travel journalism for more than 25 years; having worked for and contributed to the likes of The Irish Examiner, Business & Finance, Business Plus, The Sunday Times, The Irish News, Senior Times, and The Sunday Tribune.
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