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Mario Batali

Mario Batali

Don’t miss hearing from Mario Batali about his just-released new cookbook—a delicious deep dive into American Regional cooking, with 250 recipes, from San Diego Fish Tacos to Boston Cream Pie.

Over two years in the making, with Batali searching for truly delicious recipes from all corners of the US, this definitive cookbook features the best America has to offer, with an emphasis on simpler recipes, celebrating the treasures of the state fairs, the local rotary clubs, and immigrant ethnic groups. Covering the Northeast/New England, the Mid-Atlantic, the Gulf Coast, the Great Lakes, the Heartland, the Southwest, and the Pacific Coast, this book will share everything from the BBQ styles of Texas, the Smokeys, and the Carolinas, to the seafood soups from yankee Boston to the spicy gumbos of the Gulf Coast and the berry pies of the Pacific Northwest. Even while Mario uses recipes passed down through the generations, he shares his hints on what he would add to the recipe to take the flavor up a notch.

Mario Batali counts twenty-five restaurants, ten cookbooks, numerous television shows, and three Eataly marketplaces among his never-expanding empire of deliciousness. His cookbooks include the James Beard Award-winning Molto Italiano: 327 Simple Italian Recipes to Cook at Home and America - Farm to Table. Appearing daily on ABC’s The Chew, a daytime talk show that celebrates and explores life through food, Mario and his co-hosts won their first Emmy for Outstanding Informative Talk Show Hosts in 2015. For more information about Mario, visit his website at

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Tickets: $54 ($52 members) include a copy of his book Big American Cookbook: 250 Favorite Recipes from Across the USA ($40, hardcover)

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