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Mario Batali

  1. investigations
    N.Y. State Attorney General Investigating Mario Batali’s Former Restaurant GroupThe announcement comes on the heels of Ken Friedman’s $240,000 Spotted Pig settlement.
  2. sexual harassment
    It Took 20 Months for Eataly to Remove Mario BataliThe 58-year-old chef has now been removed from his two most significant business ventures.
  3. lawsuits
    Mario Batali Faces Criminal Charges in BostonHe will be arraigned in court tomorrow.
  4. controversies
    Esca’s Revenue Dropped 30 Percent After Mario Batali Scandal BrokeChef Dave Pasternack has bought the seafood restaurant outright with plans to revamp.
  5. controversies
    Every Chef and Restaurant Owner Accused of Sexual Misconduct in the #MeToo EraUpdates on all those accused, including the announcement that Mario Batali has been bought out of his ownership in B&B Hospitality.
  6. controversies
    Mario Batali Has Given Up Ownership of His RestaurantsEight months after execs at his restaurant group said he would do so.
  7. #metoo
    Police Quietly Closed Sexual-Assault Investigations Into Mario Batali Months AgoThe NYPD closed its investigations into three sexual-assault claims against the chef last summer, according to a new report.
  8. controversies
    Mario Batali’s Empire in the Wake of Mario BataliA year after allegations against him emerged, anyone who eats at Babbo is still filling his pockets.
  9. closings
    One of Mario Batali’s New York Restaurants Will Close for GoodLa Sirena will shut down at the end of the year.
  10. lawsuits
    Woman Sues Mario Batali, Alleging He Groped HerIt’s the first sexual-harassment lawsuit against the chef.
  11. sexual harassment
    New York Is Investigating Sexual Harassment at the Spotted PigThe state attorney general has sought records for Ken Friedman and Mario Batali.
  12. sexual harassment
    Mario Batali Still Hasn’t Been Bought Out From His RestaurantsIt was announced he’d be gone by July 1. Now the company is much less forthcoming about when it will actually happen.
  13. sexual harassment
    Mario Batali Accused of Groping and Forcibly Kissing FansSeven more women have come forward to accuse the chef of misconduct.
  14. mario batali
    Michelle Wolf Ripped Into Mario Batali on Her New Show“Mario Batali looks like what happened if the Macy’s Parade had a #MeToo float.”
  15. sexual harassment
    Mario Batali’s 3 Las Vegas Restaurants Will CloseNearly 300 employees will be out of work come July 27.
  16. sexual harassment
    Mario Batali Expected to Officially Be Out at His Restaurant Group by July 1The restaurant group he helped found has been mired in controversy.
  17. pr fails
    Mario Batali’s Company Lied About Partnership With Women’s GroupAccording to TMZ, they never actually partnered with Women Employed, despite what Batali’s website says.
  18. sexual assault
    NYPD Investigating Mario Batali for Allegedly Sexually Abusing Two WomenFollowing a new 60 Minutes report that paints a chilling portrait of the disgraced chef, another similar accusation was reported.
  19. criminal investigations
    New York Police Department Confirms Mario Batali Under Criminal InvestigationOn Sunday’s 60 Minutes, an unnamed woman accused the disgraced celebrity chef of allegedly drugging and assaulting her in 2005.
  20. lawsuits
    Mario Batali’s Restaurant Group Settled a New Lawsuit for $2 MillionThey paid out a $5.25 million tip-skimming suit in 2012.
  21. vulture quiz
    Quiz: Can You Tell These Very Similar Disgraced-Man Comeback Stories Apart?Who is “examining his blind spots,” and who is “testing the waters for a public comeback”?
  22. #metoo
    The Post–#MeToo Lives of Certain Accused Men Look Pretty GoodMatt Lauer, Charlie Rose, and Mario Batali seem to be sitting pretty while they plot their comebacks.
  23. power dynamics
    Restaurants (Still) Have a Racism Problem, and Joe Bastianich Is ProofA short video clip reveals deep ugliness and surprising ignorance.
  24. yikes
    Restaurateur Joe Bastianich Made Racist, Sexist Comments on Italian TVA clip from Masterchef Italia casts prior allegations in a new light.
  25. sexism
    Writer Who Brilliantly Hate-Baked Batali’s Cinnamon Rolls Had Her Twitter HackedThe pinned tweet on her Twitter account was changed to include a racial slur.
  26. sexual harassment
    Babbo Chef Frank Langello Leaves Following Sexual-Harassment AllegationsHe’s been accused of running a highly abusive restaurant.
  27. sexual harassment
    More Employees Speak Out About Harassment at Batali and Bastianich’s RestaurantsStaff allege that the two created an environment that encouraged harassment and abusive behavior.
  28. Everyone Is Still Appalled by Mario Batali’s Cinnamon-Roll Apology Email“OK. Quick apology and then rolls.”
  29. no thank you
    Mario Batali Apologizes for Sexual-Assault Allegations With Cinnamon-Roll RecipeNo, thank you.
  30. the industry
    Mario Batali’s Apology for Sexual Harassment Is a Literal Recipe for DisasterHis apology email includes a cinnamon-roll recipe.
  31. sexual harassment
    Mario Batali Officially Fired From The ChewABC didn’t find any misconduct on the show, but says his past behavior “violates our standards of conduct.”
  32. food tv
    Mario Batali Fired From His TV Show, The ChewABC is cutting all ties with the chef.
  33. sexual harassment
    Another Woman Has Accused Mario Batali of Sexual HarassmentSiobhan Thompson said Batali groped her while she was a hostess at one of his restaurants.
  34. sexual harassment
    5 More Women Come Forward to Accuse Batali of Sexual HarassmentThe incidents occurred at the Spotted Pig and Los Angeles’s Osteria Mozza.
  35. sexual assault
    Hip New York Restaurant Reportedly Had a ‘Rape Room’A former Spotted Pig employee claims she saw Mario Batali assaulting an unconscious woman there.
  36. sexual harassment
    Actress Siobhan Thompson Says Batali Groped Her When She Worked at Del PostoBatali’s first public accuser tells CBS This Morning that he “inappropriately touched her breasts.”
  37. sexual harassment
    Mario Batali Appeared on a Sexual-Harassment Panel Just 6 Weeks AgoHe spoke about “a workplace free of fear.”
  38. sexual harassment
    How the Restaurant Industry Is Reacting to the Batali Sexual-Harassment Report“Maybe this’ll mark the end, finally, of our 30-year-old notion of the rock-star-y super chef.”
  39. sexual harassment
    Tom Colicchio: ‘No One Should Be Surprised’ About Mario Batali AllegationsThe star chef says Batali’s misconduct was well-documented.
  40. sexual harassment
    Food Network Halts Production on Molto Mario RebootFollowing allegations of sexual harassment against the chef.
  41. sexual harassment
    Mario Batali Steps Down From Restaurants After Accusations of Sexual HarassmentThe chef is stepping away from his company and his television obligations.
  42. Mario Batali Steps Down After 4 Women Accuse Him of Sexual MisconductBatali says, “Much of the behavior described does, in fact, match up with ways I have acted.”
  43. new york beginnings
    How Food Network Turned Big-city Chef Culture Into Middle-America Pop CultureIn the early ’90s, a no-budget television network in midtown Manhattan transformed unknown cooks into full-blown celebrities.
  44. minimum wage
    Mario Batali Is Not a Fan of Raising the Minimum WageHe says it’s “not the fastest way of advancing a higher quality of life.”
  45. lawsuits
    A Fired Pastry Chef Is Suing Mario Batali for DiscriminationHe alleges that, after enduring harassment from co-workers because of his sexuality, he was wrongfully terminated.
  46. croc out
    Bill Clinton Took It Upon Himself to Roast Mario Batali’s FashionAt a charity event in New York.
  47. Watch Mario Batali Throw a Tapas Party for 20All of the dishes looked delicious.
  48. chef shuffle
    One of New York’s Best Restaurants Has a New ChefThe man responsible for the fabled 100-layer lasagna is moving on to a new project.
  49. Mario Batali Cooks a Very Fancy Meal for Kyle Mooney and Beck BennettMario Batali recently teamed up with Vice’s food channel Munchies to host a web series called Moltissimo, and in the second episode he welcomes […]
  50. presidential eats
    Here’s Mario Batali’s Menu for the Obamas’ Final State DinnerSweet-potato agnolotti, beef braciola, and a green-apple crostata are on the menu.
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