Body of missing NYC chef at popular restaurant found

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The body of Andrea Zamperoni, a chef at a popular restaurant in New York's Grand Central Terminal who went missing last weekend, has been found at a hostel in Queens.

According to police, the 33-year-old man was found Wednesday night on the first floor of the Kamway Lodge.

The cause of death was not immediately known.

Zamperoni was reported missing Monday after he didn't report for work as the head chef at Cipriani Dolci in Grand Central.

Restaurant manager Fernando Dallorso says Zamperoni was last seen Saturday by his roommates in Queens.

The Italian-born Zamperoni has worked in Cipriani's Grand Central Terminal location for a little more than a year.

He previously worked at a Cipriani restaurant in London.

AP wire services helped contrite to this report.

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