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[post_page_title]Mario Batali allegedly stole tips[/post_page_title]

While Mario Batali might be one of the most sought-after chefs on The Food Network, it seems as though his waiters are after more than just some of his cooking skills – they want their money back! Mario was accused by 117 employees of skimming the tips. He was taking around 5% of the tips intended for the waiters and using them to pay other members of staff. The case went on for many years until Mario was forced to pay $5.25 million in lost wages.

Mario Batali allegedly stole tips

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