Reality TV chef SAL PICINICH has lost his battle with cancer.
The Cake Boss baker died on Sunday (30Jan11), aged 63.
A statement from TV bosses at TLC - the company behind Cake Boss - reads, "TLC was saddened to learn of the passing of Sal Picinich, a beloved Carlo's Bakery employee featured on Cake Boss. We join Buddy Valastro and the entire Carlo's crew in sending Sal's family our sincerest condolences."
A tribute to Picinich aired on Monday (31Jan11).