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Chef Joseph Cerniglia Found Dead In Hudson River; Appeared On Gordon Ramsay Reality Show

First Posted: 09/27/10 03:00 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 06:50 PM ET

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Chef Gordon Ramsay with Joseph Cerniglia. (Photo: Eric Liebowitz / FOX)

Slashfood:

he body of a man found floating in the Hudson River last Friday afternoon was identified as 39-year-old New Jersey chef Joseph Cerniglia, a 2007 participant in Gordon Ramsay's reality TV show "Kitchen Nightmares."


Cerniglia, owner of Campania, an Italian restaurant in Fair Lawn, N.J., was pulled from the river around 3 p.m. on Friday when police responded to a 911 call that a body was floating in the river, the New York Daily News reported.

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