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Sexual Harassment

  1. sexual harassment
    We (Still) Need to Talk About Abuse in RestaurantsAs businesses reopen, we must discuss the industry’s pervasive sexism and rampant harassment.
  2. lawsuits
    Ken Friedman Will Pay $240,000 to Settle Sexual-Harassment SuitThe Spotted Pig owner agreed to pay the six-figure amount, plus a share of his profits, to 11 plaintiffs as part of a settlement.
  3. sexual assault
    Star Sommelier Resigns After Sexual-Assault AllegationsAnthony Cailan has stepped away from the New York restaurant the Usual.
  4. sexual harassment
    It Took 20 Months for Eataly to Remove Mario BataliThe 58-year-old chef has now been removed from his two most significant business ventures.
  5. lawsuits
    Mario Batali Faces Criminal Charges in BostonHe will be arraigned in court tomorrow.
  6. controversies
    Every Chef and Restaurant Owner Accused of Sexual Misconduct in the #MeToo EraUpdates on all those accused, including the announcement that Mario Batali has been bought out of his ownership in B&B Hospitality.
  7. controversies
    Mario Batali Has Given Up Ownership of His RestaurantsEight months after execs at his restaurant group said he would do so.
  8. sexual harassment
    Julian Niccolini Has Been Forced Out of the Four Seasons RebootHowever, the two sides have yet to agree on how to fully divest the controversial partner.
  9. controversies
    Mario Batali’s Empire in the Wake of Mario BataliA year after allegations against him emerged, anyone who eats at Babbo is still filling his pockets.
  10. sexual harassment
    April Bloomfield Speaks Out: ‘I Failed a Lot of People’In a new interview, the chef wrestles with the role she played in Ken Friedman’s alleged harassment.
  11. sexual harassment
    Can Anyone Fix the Restaurant Industry’s Sexual-Abuse Problem?Yesterday’s nationwide McDonald’s strike was the latest reminder of a troubling epidemic.
  12. closings
    One of Mario Batali’s New York Restaurants Will Close for GoodLa Sirena will shut down at the end of the year.
  13. sexual harassment
    McDonald’s Workers Will Strike to Protest Sexual HarassmentThe strike will take place in ten cities on September 18.
  14. bankruptcy
    After Sexual-Assault Suit, Mike Isabella’s Restaurant Group to File BankruptcyHe says sales dropped significantly.
  15. lawsuits
    Woman Sues Mario Batali, Alleging He Groped HerIt’s the first sexual-harassment lawsuit against the chef.
  16. sexual harassment
    New York Is Investigating Sexual Harassment at the Spotted PigThe state attorney general has sought records for Ken Friedman and Mario Batali.
  17. sexual harassment
    Mario Batali Still Hasn’t Been Bought Out From His RestaurantsIt was announced he’d be gone by July 1. Now the company is much less forthcoming about when it will actually happen.
  18. nope
    Gabrielle Hamilton’s Great BetrayalWhy the chef’s decision to partner with Ken Friedman feels so inexcusable.
  19. major developments
    Gabrielle Hamilton on Ken Friedman: ‘We Are Going to Be the Second Marriage’The Prune chef offers insight into her controversial decision to help run the Spotted Pig alongside accused abuser Ken Friedman.
  20. sexual harassment
    Gabrielle Hamilton Says She’s the Spotted Pig’s New ChefKen Friedman, who has been accused of sexual misconduct, hired the owner of Prune.
  21. sexual harassment
    April Bloomfield Has Left the Spotted PigShe will hold on to the Breslin and turn the John Dory Oyster Bar into a new restaurant.
  22. sexual harassment
    Mario Batali Accused of Groping and Forcibly Kissing FansSeven more women have come forward to accuse the chef of misconduct.
  23. mario batali
    Michelle Wolf Ripped Into Mario Batali on Her New Show“Mario Batali looks like what happened if the Macy’s Parade had a #MeToo float.”
  24. sexual harassment
    Mario Batali’s 3 Las Vegas Restaurants Will CloseNearly 300 employees will be out of work come July 27.
  25. sexual harassment
    After Ken Friedman Allegations, His SF Restaurant Will Lose Its Chef and ManagerThe two reportedly tried to purchase the restaurant after the first allegations emerged.
  26. the chain gang
    Workers in 9 Cities File Sexual-Harassment Complaints Against McDonald’sReported incidents were allegedly ignored, mocked, or worse.
  27. sexual harassment
    Mario Batali Expected to Officially Be Out at His Restaurant Group by July 1The restaurant group he helped found has been mired in controversy.
  28. sexual assault
    NYPD Investigating Mario Batali for Allegedly Sexually Abusing Two WomenFollowing a new 60 Minutes report that paints a chilling portrait of the disgraced chef, another similar accusation was reported.
  29. lawsuits
    Chef Mike Isabella Settles Lawsuit Alleging Sexual Harassment at His RestaurantsFinancial terms weren’t disclosed, but the chef promises “corrective measures” to ensure an abuse-free workplace.
  30. interviews
    A Striking New Poster Fights Sexual Harassment in RestaurantsIt’s modeled off an old-school choking-victims poster dating back to 1989.
  31. sexual harassment
    Twin Peaks Breastaurant Chain Accused of ‘Systemic’ Sexual HarassmentServers claim they had to change in full view of staff, and even got cited by police for indecent exposure.
  32. sexual harassment
    A Disgraced Chef Is Actually Selling His RestaurantAn employee and her husband will take over Oakland’s Boot & Shoe Service.
  33. sexual harassment
    Former Employee of Celebrity Chef Mike Isabella Files New LawsuitThe new complaint alleges that NDAs were used to hush accounts of sexual harassment.
  34. sexual harassment
    This Restaurant Says It’s Devised a Foolproof Way to Combat Customer HarassmentUnder Homeroom’s color-coded alert system in San Francisco, it’s “ceased to be a problem.”
  35. sexual harassment
    Celebrity Chef Mike Isabella Sued for Sexual HarassmentA former employee is seeking $4 million in damages.
  36. sexual harassment
    After Allegations of Misconduct, Chef Eric Korsh Leaves RacinesThe owners announced they agreed to part ways.
  37. sexual harassment
    OpenTable Has Launched an Anti-Harassment Campaign for RestaurantsThe “open kitchen” program asks operators to publicly pledge their commitment to compassion and equality in the workplace.
  38. sexual harassment
    A New Report Details the Abuse Servers Tolerate for Better TipsThe power imbalance and subjective nature of tipping culture forces servers to endure behavior that wouldn’t be tolerated in other workplaces.
  39. sexual harassment
    Records Show Years of Sexual-Misconduct Complaints at Applebee’s and IHOPThey’re reportedly the only two chains sued four times since 2010.
  40. sexual harassment
    Anthony Bourdain Called Out Restaurant Critics — and the Critics RespondedThe Parts Unknown host spent the weekend Twitter beefing with Times critic Pete Wells.
  41. sexual harassment
    Celebrity Chef’s Accusers Speak Out Publicly to Force Him Out of Restaurants“This process has been terrifying … but we will not be intimidated.”
  42. sexual harassment
    America’s Female Farmworkers Say They’re Facing a Sexual-Harassment ‘Pandemic’According to one survey, as many as 80 percent of workers have experienced assault and harassment firsthand.
  43. sexual harassment
    5 Women Have Sued Monster Energy, Alleging a Culture of AbuseBeverage-industry sexism isn’t rare, and they claim Monster’s was “on a whole new level.”
  44. sexual harassment
    A Celeb Chef Was Accused of Assault — Now Staff Demands He Sell His RestaurantsIn a letter, they write that his continued ownership “tarnishes the reputations of your employees.”
  45. #metoo
    What We Should Expect From the Men Who Run RestaurantsSexual assault is the biggest problem facing the hospitality industry. The time for action is now.
  46. sexual harassment
    Four Barrel Coffee Owners Say They’ll Turn the Business Over to EmployeesThe move follows accusations of sexual harassment against founder Jeremy Tooker.
  47. sexual harassment
    Babbo Chef Frank Langello Leaves Following Sexual-Harassment AllegationsHe’s been accused of running a highly abusive restaurant.
  48. sexual harassment
    Four Barrel Coffee Owner Accused of Sexual Assault by Multiple EmployeesWomen are taking him to court, too.
  49. sexual harassment
    Bay Area Chef Accused of Sexual Harassment by 17 EmployeesThey say Charlie Hallowell had a “constant need to talk about sex or anything sexual.”
  50. sexual harassment
    More Employees Speak Out About Harassment at Batali and Bastianich’s RestaurantsStaff allege that the two created an environment that encouraged harassment and abusive behavior.
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