Many people who have worked in kitchens say the restaurant industry's problem goes far beyond high-flying personalities and celebrity chefs. Even when harassment is not sexual, abusive work environments flourish in the industry.
Celebrity chef Mario Batali in October in New York City. Batali said Monday he was stepping aside from day-to-day running of his businesses amid allegations of sexual misconduct by women who worked for him.
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