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Joe Bastianich has since issued a statement claiming the comments are "not reflective of his views."
The first session takes place next week Recent exposes in the restaurant industry, like claims of misconduct by chef Mario Batali and sexual harassment by chef John Besh, have shown that employees often feel like they have nowhere to...Show More Summary
It was less than a week after Eater published its report on Mario Batali and his sexual misconduct that the chef wrote an "apology letter" to his fans and readers that ended with, none other than, a recipe for cinnamon rolls. Most of...Show More Summary
The pinned tweet on her Twitter account was changed to include a racial slur.
Geraldine DeRuiter woke up Sunday morning to find she had been locked out of her Twitter account. by Sydney Brownstone This is what DeRuiter's account looked like before it got hacked. Last week, Seattle-based writer Geraldine DeRuiter...Show More Summary
Who can forget where their jaw was in mid-December when celebrity chef Mario Batali ended his sexual misconduct apology letter with a recipe for his "fan-favorite" Pizza Dough Cinnamon Rolls? Breezily contrite and self-promotional! Well-known...Show More Summary
This is just beyond brilliant. As you surely recall, Mario Batali was one of the MANY men exposed for causing sexual harassment in the workplace amid the revolutionary #MeToo movement. While the celebrity chef eventually apologized for his bad behavior, he also oddly supplied a cinnamon roll recipe in his mea culpa note. Related: Celebs Lay Into [...]
by Sean Nelson "And while I have you here, I thought you might like to hear a great little shortcut for smoothing out a lumpy béarnaise..." Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for (RED) I don't entirely know who Mario Batali is, but I've definitely seen his name a lot. Show More Summary
The women are working on “strategic changes” following the sexual misconduct allegations In the wake of multiple sexual misconduct allegations against chef Mario Batali, restaurant group Batali & Bastianich Hospitality (B&B) sent a letter to staff announcing several major changes, Eater NY reports. Show More Summary
Plus shark fin soup now banned in Nevada PALAZZO and VENETIAN — Now disgraced chef Mario Batali and his business partner Joe Bastianich plan to rebrand their group of restaurants under the Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group umbrella. Show More Summary
The “Oscars of the food world” acknowledges the sexual harassment reckoning Last month, in the wake of explosive reports alleging that prominent, James Beard Award-winning restaurant industry figures like Mario Batali and John Besh have...Show More Summary
There's a volume on my shelf that's taunting. Babbo is a cookbook that reveals some of the recipes and thoughts behind Mario Batali and Joe Bastianich's Michelin-starred Greenwich Village restaurant that opened in 1998. Along with the...Show More Summary
Holidays in the era of Bad Men also forces you make decisions like "Do I just smile and say thank you for the Mario Batali cookbook or do I explain the allegations that definitely came out against him after my relative bought this present for me?"
Mario Batali isn't the only one getting called out for cultivating a horrible environment for sexual misconduct in his restaurants, but so is his longtime business partner Joe Bastianich. While we've already reported the celeb chef has stepped aside from his restaurants amid the reports of sexual harassments, there is still much more to know about [...]
Fallen foodie star Mario Batali wasn't a lone wolf when it came to a decade-and-a-half of abusive behavior, according to employees.
Batali and his business partner Joe Bastianich are accused of encouraging a culture of harassment.
Staff allege that the two created an environment that encouraged harassment and abusive behavior.
Staffers at B&B Hospitality Group restaurants claim the owners’ “sleazy” behavior — including Bastianich’s — emboldened others to act similarly It’s been five months, and Brianna Pintens is still not sure what was more revolting: being...Show More Summary