May 25, 2018

Mario Batali's Las Vegas restaurants closing amid the #MeToo movement

Amy Farley and Mario Batali.

Amy Farley and Mario Batali. Photo: Craig Barritt/Getty Images for Fast Company

The #MeToo wave is still rolling, and Mario Batali is seeing his three Las Vegas Strip restaurants shut down as a result of several sexual misconduct allegations, the Associated Press reports.

The details: The closures, set to take place July 27, were announced in a letter to almost 300 workers from Joe Bastianich, partner at Batali & Bastianich Hospitality Group. Per the AP, Bastianich said he would be visiting the restaurants personally.

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