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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 ...

Lidia Bastianich

Lidia Bastianich is one of the best-loved chefs on television, a best-selling cookbook author, restaurateur, and owner of a flourishing food and entertainment business. Lidia has married her two passions ...

Jeff Katz

Jeff Katz has been working in Italian restaurants since he was fifteen. Jeff attended Babson College and majored in Marketing and Entrepreneurship. Not long after graduation, Jeff relocated to New ...

Melissa J. Rodriguez

Melissa J. Rodriguez succeeds Mark Ladner as Executive Chef of Del Posto. Melissa is a graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, where she earned a degree in Culinary Arts in 1999. ...