Executive chef Melissa Rodriguez talks in depth for the first time about what it feels like to work under the shadow of a parent company rocked by sexual assault and misconduct charges. Rodriguez is chef at Del Posto, which was founded by now-disgraced Mario Batali and his partner Joe Bastianich. Listen in to hear why Rodriguez stayed even after the allegations, how she manages her team now, and what she’s learned about herself as a person and as a cook after 13 years.


Photo courtesy of Natalie Black.

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