Mario Batali: Concentrate on Cooking First, Media Second (VIDEO)

[ 0 ] June 19, 2012 |

Renowned chef and guru Mario Batali has created one of the biggest culinary empires in the world. So what’s the unifying theme behind his brand? Watch below to find out:

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“The key is understanding that as the owner, you don’t have to make all the decisions,” Batali told genConnect. “If you would invest in and allow a certain amount of equity to the partners that are actually operating every day … they behave differently, they behave like owners, and we all learn together.”

So what advice does he have for up-and-coming culinary wizards? “Concentrate first on the cooking, second on the media.”

genConnect was credentialed press at the 2012 Food & Wine Classic in Aspen, Colo., where we interviewed the top chefs, wine experts and culinary gurus from the event. For more of our video interviews and articles from the 30th Annual Food & Wine Classic, click here.

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About Mario Batali: Critically acclaimed chef, restaurateur, award-winning author, and television personality, Mario Batali is one of the most recognized and respected chefs in America today. With his business partner Joe Bastianich, Mario has created an uber- successful [...]
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