The Rise and Renaissance of Detroit Pizza – With Tony Gemignani

Patrick interviews 13-time Pizza World Champion and Author of The Pizza Bible, Tony Gemignani! As Chef and Owner, Tony has numerous successful pizzerias in California, as well as pizzerias... See More

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Patrick interviews 13-time Pizza World Champion and Author of The Pizza Bible, Tony Gemignani! As Chef and Owner, Tony has numerous successful pizzerias in California, as well as pizzerias in Las Vegas and Henderson, Nevada. Tony also owns Giovanni Italian Specialties, which offers a variety of domestic and imported products, including some of the signature ingredients used in his popular dishes! So- for today’s podcast, who better to ask the question: Why is The Detroit-Style Pizza exploding in popularity across the US? Tony breaks down the Detroit Pizza and what makes it tick. He discusses it’s famed history, its more recent explosive rise on the scene and why – AND some of the specifics that go into building one from bottom to top!

Patrick interviews 13-time Pizza World Champion and Author of The Pizza Bible, Tony Gemignani! As Chef and Owner, Tony has numerous successful pizzerias in California, as well as pizzerias in Las Vegas and Henderson, Nevada. Tony also owns Giovanni Italian Specialties, which offers a variety of domestic and imported products, including some of the signature ingredients used in his popular dishes! So- for today’s podcast, who better to ask the question: Why is The Detroit-Style Pizza exploding in popularity across the US? Tony breaks down the Detroit Pizza and what makes it tick. He discusses it’s famed history, its more recent explosive rise on the scene and why – AND some of the specifics that go into building one from bottom to top!

Host Info

Patrick Honeywell

Patrick Honeywell has 30 years of experience in the Food and Pastry Industry. He is the Corporate Chef for Le Chef Bakery and formerly served as Pastry Chef for Westin Hotels and Resorts where he assisted in new hotel openings and creating pastries and providing recipes for the cookbook, “Food and Wine the Westin Way.”

Patrick works closely with food industry experts- Las Vegas Casino Pastry Chefs, Hotel Chefs, European and American Consulting Chefs, Master Artisan bakers. Working together, sharing each others passion ideveloping new products and menus.