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5 Revealing Questions

Antonio Cortese

Executive Chef, Pacific Princess

Number of Years with Princess:

16

Number of Countries Visited:

153

Hometown:

Firmo, Cosenza, Italy.

A little about my job:

Creating new dishes and leading my team to deliver the best food to our passengers during their cruise vacation.

1.

What item is in your suitcase that you couldn’t travel without?

A hard drive with all my recipes.

2.

What’s your most treasured travel souvenir?

African wood statues.

3.

What’s the most memorable dish you’ve eaten during your travels?

A lamb dish in the middle of desert in Dubai.

4.

What’s your travel motto?

Discovering daily a new culture and tradition.

5.

Where haven’t you been that’s on your travel bucket list?

Mongolia, Nepal, Siberia.

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