Mario Batali
Born: September 09, 1960
Yakima, WA
Cooking Style : Italian Cuisine
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Mario Batali believes that olive oil is as precious as gold, that shorts are acceptable attire for every season, and that food, like most things, is best when left to its own simple beauty. To that end, Mario creates simple magic night after night in Manhattan's West Village and Theater District, dividing his time between his many Italian hotspots, the flagship of which is Babbo Ristorante e Enoteca, an upscale dining room where Batali has seamlessly combined traditional principles with intelligent culinary adventure since June 1998.

Ruth Reichl at the New York Times hailed Babbo with three stars, and the James Beard Foundation honored it with "The Best New Restaurant of 1998" award. Mario and his team also own a Roman-style trattoria called Lupa with Jason Denton, as well as a wine shop-just off Union Square- called Italian Wine Merchants, at 108 East 16th Street. Esca, a southern Italian seafood trattoria called Esca, opened near the Theater District in April of 2000. In January of 2003, Batali and partner Joseph Bastianich opened another downtown eatery, Otto Enoteca Pizzeria, located just a few blocks from both Babbo and Lupa.

Mario, whose original career path had him studying the golden age of Spanish theater at Rutgers University, took his first bite of culinary training at Le Cordon Bleu in London, from which he withdrew almost immediately due to a "lack of interest." An apprenticeship with London's legendary Marco Pierre White and three years cooking and learning in the Northern Italian village of Borgo Capanne, population 100, gave him what he needed to return to his native US and plant his orange-clogged foot firmly in the behinds of the checkered tablecloth-Italian restaurant establishment.

In addition to steering his businesses through their successes, Mario Batali hosts his own programs, "Molto Mario", on the Television Food Network, and a new program, "Mario Eats Italy", which premiered in January 2001. He has authored Simple Italian Food (Clarkson Potter 1998), as well as Mario Batali Holiday Food (Clarkson Potter 2000); his third book, The Babbo Cookbook, has just been released. Batali lives in New York City with his wife Susi Cahn, of the Coach Dairy Goat Farm, and their two sons, Benno and Leo.

Among his many culinary accolades, Mario was named "Man of the Year" in the Chef category by GQ Magazine in 1999, and in 2002 won the James Beard Foundation's Best Chef: New York City award. Mario is also one of the recipients of the 2001 D'Artagnan Cervena Who's Who of Food & Beverage in American, a prestigious lifetime achievement award.


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Mario Batali believes that olive oil is as precious as gold, that shorts are acceptable attire for every season, and that food, like most things, is best when left to its own simple beauty. To that en
Mario Batali
Mario Batali (b. September 19, 1960) is an Italian American chef, restaurateur, TV host and writer.Born in Yakima, Washington, Batali attended Rutgers University where he double majored in Spanish Theatre and Economics, graduating in 1982.
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