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Celebrity chef Mario Batali under investigation stemming from probe into famed NY restaurant

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Celebrity chef Mario Batali is under investigation again, stemming from a separate sexual harassment probe into a famed New York restaurant -- the Spotted Pig.

According to New York State Attorney General Letitia James, investigators found credible information about alleged wrongdoing by Batali during the probe.

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The state attorney general says investigators are looking into Batali himself, as well as his management company and his three restaurants.

Batali was cleared of sexual misconduct allegations last year brought on by a former Spotted Pig employee.

The chef was an investor and regular guest at the restaurant.

 

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