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Author Archives: Mario Batali

Hacking a Better Future for Dining…

  This weekend (June 27-29), Food + Tech Connect is bringing together restaurant/foodservice types with tech and design nerds to hack a better future for dining.   Our illustrious Director of Food Safety and Sustainability, Elizabeth Meltz, has posed a problem that the hackers will attempt to solve on the 27th. The challenge:   How might we use technology…

The High Road with Mario Batali

  A brand-new “The High Road with Mario Batali” airs today on Hulu and Hulu Plus!   Join Mario as he takes us on a journey to some of New York City’s most fascinating gems with some of its most fascinating people. “The High Road with Mario Batali” airs every Thursday at 12am midnight (EST).   Today Mario and chef / author…

The Batali Inquisition: Adam “Rapo” Rapoport

Medium is a new place on the Internet where people share ideas and stories that are longer than 140 characters and not just for friends. It’s designed for little stories that make your day better and manifestos that change the world. It’s used by everyone from professional journalists to amateur cooks. It’s simple, beautiful, collaborative,…

#MakeaMozza

submit five ingredients via Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, or Google+ using the hashtag #MakeaMozza.   On June 30th, the Pizzeria Mozza kitchen team will select five finalists to go head-to-head in a poll on the restaurant’s Facebook page.   The winning pie will be on the Pizzeria Mozza Los Angeles menu— bearing your name— for a month after…

Cheers to you, Dads!

Dear Dad,   Thank you for encouraging my creativity and teaching me to throw a spiral.  –Kate Previte, Media Producer   Thank you for teaching me how to ride a bike. –Pamela Lewy, Communications Director   Thank you for trying to teach me how to ride a bike… I’ll get there one day. –Tess Koenig, Mario’s Assistant   Thank you…

A grill, a steak, a beer…

It’s finally warm enough that the idea of firing up the grill is creeping into our minds!   And it’s hard to go wrong with a grill, a steak, a beer, and family. But for me, even more so than the burger or hotdog, the tastiest option on the grill is the rib eye. Rib…

The High Road with Mario Batali

  “The High Road with Mario Batali” premieres today on Hulu and Hulu Plus!   Join Mario as he takes us on a journey to some of New York City’s most fascinating gems with some of its most fascinating people. Airing every Thursday at 12am midnight (EST), the first up on “The High Road” is journalist and…

The Batali Inquisition: Michael Symon

Medium is a new place on the Internet where people share ideas and stories that are longer than 140 characters and not just for friends. It’s designed for little stories that make your day better and manifestos that change the world. It’s used by everyone from professional journalists to amateur cooks. It’s simple, beautiful, collaborative,…

WE’RE TURNING (RED) JUNE 1-10

Where and what you eat and drink this week can help fight AIDS.   From TODAY through June 10, each of my restaurants will offer a (RED) special, a percentage of the proceeds of which will be donated to the Global Fund.   Below are the (RED) dishes you’ll find at each of our restaurants. But…

Staff Spotlight

    Welcome back to Staff Spotlight: a monthly series where we’re digging deeper into the minds behind the magic. As our Culinary Director for B&BHG restaurants in Las Vegas, this Florida native knows a thing or two about running kitchens. And to think he didn’t know what ‘guanciale’ meant when he first started! Meet the man…

Mesamérica 2014

When chefs, students, writers, and more gather in Mexico City to discuss expresiones urbanas (urban expressions), chances are it will be a tasty trip. For team MB, it was about exploring and eating our way through one of the most delicious and fascinating cities in North America. Below are snippets of our discoveries. Check Mexico City…

The Batali Inquisition: Michael J. Fox

Medium is a new place on the Internet where people share ideas and stories that are longer than 140 characters and not just for friends. It’s designed for little stories that make your day better and manifestos that change the world. It’s used by everyone from professional journalists to amateur cooks. It’s simple, beautiful, collaborative,…