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Overview (3)

Born in Seattle, Washington, USA
Birth NameMario Francis Batali
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

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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Spouse (1)

Susi Cahn (9 November 1994 - present) ( 2 children)

Trade Mark (1)

Orange crocks, khaki shorts, and red hair in a ponytail

Trivia (11)

His cousin is Dean Batali, a writer/producer of That '70s Show (1998) and Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997).
He graduated from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1982 with a Bachelors degree.
Founder of the Mario Batali Foundation, a charity to help educate and feed children in need.
Co-partner, with Dave Pasternack, of Italian seafood restaurant, "Esca", opened in 2000, in Manhattan, New York.
Owner of eight New York restaurants, including "Babbo", "Bar Jamon" and "Del Posto".
Good friend of Gwyneth Paltrow and Paul Bartolotta.
Owner of "Carnevino Italian Steakhouse" in Las Vegas.
Opening a new restaurant, Babbo Pizzeria, in Boston, MA [November 26, 2012].
Father of sons Benno Batali and Leo Batali.
The color orange makes him happy, so when "Crocs" was discontinuing his style of orange crocs it's been reported that he ordered 200 pairs so he could always rock them.
Growing up, Mario Batali learned much of his cooking from his father. Their idea of a rainy day event was making 200 pounds of sausage.

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