# John Besh

With his open letter to male chefs, Colicchio hopes to spark an initiative for change
The celebrity chef was accused of sexual harassment in late October
Several waitresses at the Plaza Hotel complained of sexual harassment in the workplace
The celebrity chef’s prank sent the studio audience into a tizzy
The foul-mouthed chef wonders whether he contributed to ‘meathead culture’ in the restaurant industry
The restaurateur’s former partner Alon Shaya says he was fired for helping a reporter investigate sexual harassment allegations
25 female employees say Besh’s company fostered a “culture of sexual harassment”
The two have partnered at Shaya, Domenica, and Pizza Domenica