Chef Mario Batali’s Dark Double Life

In recent months, the Me Too movement has dramatically transformed America’s cultural landscape, with powerful men being exposed for gender-based misconduct at every turn. Perhaps one of the most surprising of these scandals involved celebrity chef Mario Batali, a lovable star who may have been concealing a dark history all along. Read on to learn more about Batali’s mysterious past…

 

An All-Female Kitchen

In late 2017, Batali went on record bragging about the all-female kitchen staff he had hired at Del Posto, one of his most high-end restaurants. Just months later, five women came forward to accuse him of sexual harrassment and misconduct in the workplace.