Mario Batali





Mario Batali

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in Yakima, Washington, The United States
September 09, 1960

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Mario Batali is known to most people as both the star of the Food Network's Molto Mario and one of the Iron Chefs on Iron Chef America. Winner of numerous awards for his restaurants, Mario himself is the recipient of the 2005 James Beard All-Clad Outstanding Chef Award, the most prestigious cooking honor there is. Mario is also a huge NASCAR fan. Like many guys his age, Mario first discovered the thrill of stock car racing watching the ebullient Chris Economaki, in his Martian-style headphones, reporting live from the pit area at Daytona. Mario has been a more active racing fan these last few years, hosting prerace dinners at the track for the drivers. His restaurant Otto has become something of an unofficial hangout whenever NASCAR visits...more


Average rating: 3.88 · 7,705 ratings · 474 reviews · 17 distinct works · Similar authors
Molto Italiano: 327 Simple ...
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Mario Batali Simple Italian...
3.9 of 5 stars 3.90 avg rating — 458 ratings — published 1998 — 2 editions
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Spain...A Culinary Road Trip
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3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 256 ratings — published 2008 — 2 editions
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The Babbo Cookbook
3.95 of 5 stars 3.95 avg rating — 229 ratings — published 2002
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Molto Gusto: Easy Italian C...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 167 ratings — published 2010 — 4 editions
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Italian Grill
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The Chew: What's for Dinner...
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Molto Batali: Simple Family...
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 51 ratings — published 2011 — 2 editions
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Mario Batali Holiday Food
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 2000
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Mario Tailgates NASCAR Style
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2006
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“Life is not a recipe. Recipes are just descriptions of one person’s take on one moment in time. They’re not rules. People think they are. They look as if they are. They say, “Do this, not this. Add this, not that.” But, really, recipes are just suggestions that got written down.”
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“There are two activities in life in which we can lovingly and carefully put something inside of someone we love. Cooking is the one we can do three times a day for the rest of our lives, without pills. In both activities, practice makes perfect.”
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