Mario Batali (Photo © Melanie Dunea)

Mario Batali

Chef/Owner/Television Host
With seventeen restaurants in New York, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and Singapore, eight cookbooks and a host of television shows, Mario Batali is arguably one of the most recognized and respected chefs working today. Mario is also the author of eight cookbooks including Molto Gusto (Ecco 2010).

Mario started the Mario Batali Foundation in May of 2008, with the mission of feeding, protecting, educating, and empowering children. To learn more about Mario's mission, visit