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Previously Anonymous Mario Batali Accuser Goes Public in Discovery+ Documentary

A woman who previously accused celebrity chef Mario Batali of sexual misconduct anonymously has gone on the record for the first time in an upcoming Discovery+ documentary. In Batali: The Fall of a Superstar Chef, which premieres on the streaming platform Thursday, a former employee of one of Batali’s restaurants, Eva DeVirgilis, accuses Batali of […]

Mario Batali Acquitted of Sexual Misconduct

Mario Batali was found not guilty of indecent assault and battery on Tuesday, following a swift trial in which the celebrity chef waived his right to have a jury decide his fate in a criminal case that arose from the global #MeToo movement against sexual abuse and harassment. The 61-year-old former Food Network personality quickly […]

Eataly Severs Ties With Mario Batali Amid Misconduct Scandal

Chef Mario Batali, whose career crumbled amid sexual misconduct allegations, no longer owns a stake in Eataly, the Italian marketplaces he once heavily promoted.

Mario Batali Pleads Not Guilty to Assault Charge

Celebrity chef Mario Batali has pleaded not guilty to Boston groping allegation.

Mario Batali Faces New Groping Claim From Boston Woman

A Massachusetts woman says in a lawsuit filed against Mario Batali that the celebrity chef forcibly kissed her and groped her in a Boston restaurant in 2017. The Boston-based woman is one of several women to have come forward with sexual misconduct allegations against Batali.

Alain Ducasse Talks About His New Film, Sustainable Cuisine and the Mario Batali Allegations

French chef Alain Ducasse's documetary film 'The Quest of Alain Ducassse' debuts June 8. The multi-Michelin-starred chef recently hosted an exclusive showing of his film at Rivea inside Delano Las Vegas, one of his two U.S. restaurants. He has more than two dozen worldwide — like the lauded Alain Ducasse au Plaza Athénée in Paris — in addition to cooking schools, chocolate shops, inns and numerous other entrepreneurial endeavors — even his own specially blended Grey Goose vodka.

Mario Batali Faces New Wave of Sexual Misconduct Claims

Seven women claim Mario Batali groped them in a new Eater report. The former TV chef is currently under investigation by the NYPD.

Mario Batali’s Las Vegas Restaurants to Close Amid Sexual Misconduct Claims

Mario Batali's three Las Vegas Strip restaurants will shut down July 27 as the celebrity chef faces sexual misconduct allegations from multiple women.

NYPD Investigating Sexual Misconduct Claims Against Mario Batali

Officials confirmed the probe after an unnamed woman, in a '60 Minutes' report Sunday, accused the chef of drugging and sexually assaulting her.

Padma Lakshmi Was “Dismayed” by Mario Batali’s Apology After Sexual Misconduct Claims

The 'Top Chef' host, who said she'd heard rumors about the celebrity chef's behavior, found the inclusion of a recipe for pizza dough cinnamon rolls "on-brand … and not in a good way."

Joe Bastianich, Mario Batali Restaurants Respond to New Report of “Boys’ Club” Culture

Joe Bastianich will be restructuring the company, with his celebrity chef mother Lidia Bastianich, along with Nancy Silverton, taking new leadership roles at the B&B Restaurant empire.

Mario Batali Bashed for Including Recipe in Email Apology

The celebrity chef was attacked on social media for following an apology for sexual misconduct he sent to his newsletter subscribers with a recipe for "Pizza Dough Cinnamon Rolls."