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With restaurants worldwide and a host of television shows, including ABC’s “The Chew,” Mario Batali is one of the most recognized and respected chefs working today. Mario is also the New York Times Bestselling author of ten cookbooks. In 2008, Mario started the Mario Batali Foundation with the mission of feeding, protecting, educating, and empowering children worldwide. To learn more about Mario and his many ventures, visit mariobatali.com

the team

Joe Bastianich

Restaurateur Joe Bastianich, alongside partners Lidia Bastianich and Mario Batali, owns thirty successful restaurants worldwide including New York City-based Babbo and Del Posto and Carnevino in Las Vegas. In 2010,…

Andy Nusser

Andy Nusser’s passion for food was sparked in his Spanish hometown on the Costa Brava where he worked as a dishwasher at a restaurant called Casa Nun. Nusser spent more…

Rachel Merriam

Wine Director

Yamil Melendez

General Manager

Adrian Pineda

Chef de Cuisine