Batali was working under White at the time and it seems the pair had quite the disagreement about risotto and how it should be cooked.
It culminates in White throwing a plate at Batali and Batali retaliating by salting all of the main sauces in the kitchen before he walked out of the door. The video is from way back in 2007 but the story is something we think any kitchen worker will relate to.
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