Princess Cruises Teams Up with Pizza Legend for the Best Pizza at Sea

Princess Cruises Partners with Pizza Legend Chef Tony Gemignani

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If you love cruise ship pizza as much as I do, here’s some good news! Princess Cruises has just announced a mouthwatering new collaboration that will excite pizza lovers everywhere. The cruise line has partnered with Pizza Chef Tony Gemignani, the 13-time World Pizza Champion and undisputed greatest pizza maker in modern history.

“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.

Here’s what cruise travelers need to know about Princess Cruises new culinary partnership:

Meet Chef Tony Gemignani

Chef Tony Gemignani - Princess Cruises
Chef Tony Gemignani – photo credit Princess Cruises

Chef Tony Gemignani is a legend in the pizza world. With an impressive record of 13 World Pizza Championships and multiple accolades, he’s earned the title of the “GOAT” (Greatest of All Time) in the pizza-making industry.

Born and raised in Northern California, Gemignani has built a reputation for his artisanal, hand-crafted pizzas that blend traditional techniques with innovative flavors. His acclaimed restaurant, Tony’s Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco, has been named the best pizzeria by USA Today and top pizza restaurant by the Travel Channel.

What to Expect on Board Princess Cruise Ships

Unique Pizza Creations

Chef Gemignani has crafted five exclusive pizzas for Princess Cruises, each featuring a unique combination of savory flavors and premium ingredients. These pizzas will include exciting toppings such as Soppressata sausage, hot honey, Gorgonzola, and sweet fig preserve.

These gourmet creations are sure to make guests happy and further solidify Princess Cruises’ reputation for having the Best Pizza at Sea.

Launching at Alfredo’s on Sun Princess

Alfredo’s on Sun Princess – photo credit Princess Cruises

The new pizzas will make their debut at Alfredo’s, a popular dining venue on the new Sun Princess. Alfredo’s is known for its charming, sit-down ambiance and menu of freshly prepared, individual-sized pizzas, salads, and beverages.

The new pizzas will be rolled out to the rest of the fleet this summer, ensuring that all Princess cruisers can enjoy these delectable creations.

Setting a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS Title for the Largest Pizza Party

To celebrate this exciting partnership, Princess Cruises will attempt to set a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title on July 12 for the Largest Pizza Party at multiple venues.

This event will feature fresh-from-the-oven pizzas prepared by Princess’s master chefs, including the new selections from Chef Gemignani.

The Best Pizza at Sea

Princess Cruises has long been celebrated for its exceptional pizza, which has been voted the Best Pizza at Sea by USA Today. Currently, cruisers can enjoy a variety of delicious pizzas at Alfredo’s and Gigi’s specialty pizzerias, as well as at the complimentary Slice locations on the Lido Deck.

Chef Gemignani’s Legacy

Tony Gemignani is not just a pizza maker; he’s a culinary pioneer. His restaurant, Tony’s Pizza Napoletana in San Francisco, has been named the best pizzeria by USA Today and top pizza restaurant by the Travel Channel.

He’s also an accomplished author and television personality, having appeared on “Food Network Challenge,” “Bar Rescue,” and other popular shows. Over the course of his career, Chef Gemignani has achieved 13 World Pizza Championships, two-time Food Network Gold Medalist, and four GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS titles.

“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 honor,” said Chef Gemignani.

More Than Just Pizza: Other Celebrity Collaborations

Princess Cruises is well known for its great food, and teaming up with Chef Gemignani is the latest in their partnerships with top chefs and food experts.

Some of the other notable 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
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Final Thoughts

Princess Cruises’ collaboration with Chef Tony Gemignani promises to make the “best pizza at sea” even better. With unique flavors, premium ingredients, and the expertise of a world champion pizzaiolo, cruisers are in for a treat.

Are you a lover of cruise ship pizza? Please let me know your thoughts about this Princess cruise news in the comments below.

Happy Cruising!


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  1. Ron Statzer
    July 9, 2024 / 10:29 pm

    I hope this 3avaliable on Royal Princess In August.

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