celebrity chef and bestselling author forced to apologize after comparing the banking sector for "bad boys"
celebrity chef Mario Batali has been forced to apologize after comparing Hitler and Stalin bankers.
The author of best-seller is the owner of a chain of restaurants in the United States and is a partner in New York megamarket Eataly food. It can take months to get a reservation at restaurants in New York, including Del Posto, the "menu tradizionale" costs $ 145 per person, a price which was the favorite of the elite of Wall Street. No more. The bankers have taken to Twitter using the hashtag
to express their anger after cooking compared to two mass murderers of the world's most famous.
Batali was speaking at an event on Tuesday, Time magazine promotion of the person, the issue of the year. He named food writer Michael Pollan, then went on to say: "But I must say that had the greatest effect on the entire planet without us really pay attention is the banking industry as a whole, and their contempt for people who are supposed to work. "
He added: "/" The way the bankers have destroyed the money is distributed so - - and make the best of him in his own hands is as good as Stalin or Hitler and the wicked. " aa>Wall Street reaction was swift. The bankers took their Bloomberg terminals to sound off and to organize a boycott. This message was posted by the commercial floors Sean Feeney, a trader and author of food blog bite of the apple, wrote that he was "not going to go to Babbo [Batali] clarifies and / or apologize for his words, and in fact this morning I canceled five reserves in the coming months that I have. "