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Mario Batali

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Mario Batali counts 26 restaurants, ten cookbooks, numerous television shows and three Eataly marketplaces among his ever-expanding empire of deliciousness. He opened La Sirena Ristorante, a lively yet elegant trattoria on the plaza level of New York City's Maritime Hotel in Chelsea. This is Mario and Joe Bastianich's first restaurant to serve breakfast, brunch, lunch and dinner. Mario is the author of ten cookbooks including the James Beard Award Winning Molto Italiano: 327 Simple Italian Recipes (ecco 2005). His most recent cookbook, America Farm to Table: Simple, Delicious Recipes Celebrating Local Farmers (Grand Central Life & Style), was released in October 2014. This book is an homage to farmers, the true rock stars of the food world. His next book will dive deep into American Regional Cooking with 250 simple and delicious recipes from San Diego fish tacos to Boston Cream Pie. Mario appears daily on ABC's "The Chew," a daytime talk show on ABC that celebrates and explores life through food. He and his co-hosts won an Emmy for Best Talk Show Hosts. AWARDS: 2008 "Best Restaurateur" from the James Beard Foundation 2005 "All-Clad Cookware Outstanding Chef Award" from the James Beard Foundation (national award) 2002 "Best Chef: New York City" from the James Beard Foundation 2001 D'Artagnan Cervena Who's Who of Food & Beverage in America 1999 "Man of the Year" in GQ's chef category 1998 "Best New Restaurant" from the James Beard Foundation for "Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca" Culinary Hall of Fame Induction

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Mario Batali Double-Crossed and Stiffed Women's Group

Mario Batali
Double-Crossed and Stiffed Women's Group

6:14 AM PT -- A spokesperson for Batali's brand licensing company tells TMZ, "There have been no sales of Mario Batali sauces by our licensee since December 2017 as retailers discontinued carrying… READ MORE >

Mario Batali's Partners Axe Him from Restaurant Biz Amid New Allegations

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Cut from Restaurant Group ... Biz Partners Fed Up

Mario Batali's being kicked to the curb by his business partners on the heels of new claims of sexual misconduct, including allegedly raping a customer. B&B Hospitality Group released a… READ MORE >

- 92 days ago
Mario Batali Under Investigation by NYPD for a Second Rape Case

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NYPD Investigating 2nd Rape Case ... NOT at Spotted Pig

Mario Batali is under investigation for an alleged rape at another one of his restaurants, one a woman claims happened the year before the alleged Spotted Pig incident ... TMZ has learned. A Texas… READ MORE >

- 92 days ago
Mario Batali Under Criminal Investigation for Sexual Misconduct: Report

Mario Batali
Under Criminal Investigation For Sexual Misconduct: Report

Mario Batali is reportedly being investigated by the NYPD for sexual misconduct after a woman came forward on '60 Minutes' to claim he'd sexually assaulted her.  Anderson Cooper spoke… READ MORE >

- 92 days ago
Mario Batali Seen Out for First Time Amid Sexual Misconduct Allegations Wearing Yeezys

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Yeezy Breezy in NYC

Mario Batali looks quite comfortable despite multiple sexual misconduct allegations against him ... and the shoes could be the reason for that. The celeb chef was spotted out in NYC Wednesday… READ MORE >

- 244 days ago
Mario Batali Apologizes for Sexual Misconduct, Includes Holiday Recipe

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Sorry for Sexual Misconduct ... Try the Cinnamon Rolls!!!

Mario Batali takes the cake -- or, in this case, pizza dough -- for most tone deaf response to sexual battery allegations. Batali sent out an email blast Friday evening to his fans in which he… READ MORE >

- 248 days ago
Chef Mario Batali Fired from ABC's 'The Chew'

Mario Batali
Fired from 'The Chew'

Mario Batali is officially cut from "The Chew" ... for good. ABC completed its review into multiple allegations of sexual misconduct against the celeb chef -- and says, "While we remain… READ MORE >

- 249 days ago
Anthony Bourdain Speaks Out Against Mario Batali

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Blasts Batali, Food Industry Culture ... I Stand with Women!!!

Anthony Bourdain would've gladly helped women who were allegedly sexually harassed or abused by Mario Batali ... if they'd shared the allegations with him. Bourdain's been taking… READ MORE >

- 251 days ago
Giada De Laurentiis Not Shocked by Mario Batali Sexual Harassment Allegations

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Mario Batali News Is Sad But It's 'Time for Cleansing'

Giada De Laurentiis says she's very sad over the allegations against fellow celeb chef Mario Batali ... but doesn't really seem too surprised. We got the star TV chef at LAX Tuesday and… READ MORE >

- 252 days ago
Celebrity Chef Mario Batali Accused of Sexual Harassment, Stepping Away from Restaurant Biz

Mario Batali
4 Women Claim 'Inappropriate Touching'

Mario Batali is accused of "inappropriate touching" by 4 women -- 3 of them former employees -- and the allegation is forcing the celebrity chef to step away from his restaurant empire. One… READ MORE >

- 253 days ago
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