Tony Gemignani – 13 Time World Pizza Champion!

Tony Gemignani shares his amazing history and journey, from his childhood growing up on the family farm in Fremont, his passion at an early age for making pizza and... See More

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Tony Gemignani – 13 Time World Pizza Champion! Tony Gemignani – 13 Time World Pizza Champion!

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Tony Gemignani shares his amazing history and journey, from his childhood growing up on the family farm in Fremont, his passion at an early age for making pizza and his decision to take pizza to the next level! Tony describes his pivotal trip to Naples, Italy in the year 2000, that inspired his motto: “Respect the Craft”. Today, Tony enjoys a World Class status in pizza making and throwing around the World. Tony is a 13-time World Pizza Champion, Master Instructor at the International School of Pizza, two-time Food Network gold medalist, chef and owner of 28 concepts in Northern California and Las Vegas, author and reality television personality. He is the President of the World Pizza Champions and is also a multiple Guinness World Record holder. On today’s show, Tony also shares some tips and amazing stories (and secrets) on his winning World Championship Pizzas! Tony’s preparations for his World Pizza competitions, from the pizza planning, preparation and bake, to the judge’s interviews.

Tony Gemignani shares his amazing history and journey, from his childhood growing up on the family farm in Fremont, his passion at an early age for making pizza and his decision to take pizza to the next level! Tony describes his pivotal trip to Naples, Italy in the year 2000, that inspired his motto: “Respect the Craft”. Today, Tony enjoys a World Class status in pizza making and throwing around the World. Tony is a 13-time World Pizza Champion, Master Instructor at the International School of Pizza, two-time Food Network gold medalist, chef and owner of 28 concepts in Northern California and Las Vegas, author and reality television personality. He is the President of the World Pizza Champions and is also a multiple Guinness World Record holder. On today’s show, Tony also shares some tips and amazing stories (and secrets) on his winning World Championship Pizzas! Tony’s preparations for his World Pizza competitions, from the pizza planning, preparation and bake, to the judge’s interviews.

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Patrick Honeywell

Patrick Honeywell has over 20 years of experience in the Food and Pastry Industry. 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.”

As Corporate Chef for Le Chef Wholesale, Patrick heads up the R&D and new product development departments, provides company product training, sales and marketing classes and seminars.

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.