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Born and raised in the Bronx, Christian Petroni has made a name of himself by becoming one of the most predominant chefs in New York-Italian cuisine. After spending years under the tutelage of Andy Pforzheimer and the Barteca Group, Christian moved on to start the groundbreaking woodfired-Italian restaurant, Fortina, along with his partner John Nealon. During his time at Fortina, Christian made leaps and bounds on the Food Network, winning competition shows like Chopped and Next Food Network Star. Currently, Christian left the Fortina restaurant group after successfully opening five restaurants to continue his network television pursuits, being a featured guest Guy’s Grocery Games, Chopped, and Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives, as well as making guest judging appearance on many other food network shows. CP has now started his own multi-media and consulting company, Gabagool Media. Creating content for chefs and small businesses worldwide.