New Jersey Chef Turns Up in the Hudson River


The body of Joseph Cerniglia, a chef and restaurateur in North Jersey who earlier this year appeared on Gordon Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, has been found floating in the Hudson River. is reporting that so far, police say no foul play is suspected, and that the chef-owner of the popular Campania in Fair Lawn may have jumped from the George Washington Bridge. Before having his own place, Cerniglia was the executive chef of the Gallagher’s Steak House chain. His restaurant, an upscale Italian, has remained open.


This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on September 27, 2010


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