Missing New York City chef Andrea Zamperoni found dead
Saturday, August 24, 2019
Andrea Zamperoni, the head chef of New York City's Cipriani Dolci restaurant, was discovered dead on Wednesday in , New York, according to police on Thursday. Fernando Dallorso, the general manager of Cipriani Dolci, said his roommates said they last saw him on the preceding Saturday, August 17, after his shift at Cipriani Dolci in Manhattan. When he didn't come to work on Monday, his coworkers alerted the authorities.
Zamperoni was discovered, unresponsive, at Kamway Lodge & Tavern, a hostel near LaGuardia Airport. Police were answering a call regarding an unconscious man when they reached the scene at around 8:30 p.m. (0030 ). Zamperoni was pronounced dead at the scene.
As of Thursday, police were investigating the conditions leading up to his death, with no cause of death confirmed yet by the medical examiner. According to Dallorso, for days Zamperoni's phone was off and Zamperoni had not used his bank cards.
Zamperoni, 33, worked for somewhat over a year at Cipriani Dolci in London restaurant. His brother is a chef at the London location now., but worked for Cipriani S.A., which owns the restaurant, for more than ten years, including abroad at Cipriani's
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