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Eataly Las Vegas cuts last of ties with chef Mario Batali

Posted at 6:53 AM, Aug 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-19 09:53:23-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Eataly Las Vegas has completely cut ties with chef Mario Batali.

A spokesperson for Eataly says they have bought Batali's minority interest.

Batali was accused in 2018 of groping a woman and forcing her to kiss him while taking a selfie.

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Batali's Las Vegas restaurants closed last year and he was kicked off "The Chew."

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Batali pled not guilty at his arraignment in May.