Exclusive: Lawsuit accuses celebrity chef Mike Isabella of repeated sexual harassment and retaliation https://t.co/cuXaVDzYnP— Washington Post (@washingtonpost) 19 March 2018
-Celebrity chef Mike Isabella has been accused of sexual harassment by one of his former top managers.
-Chloe Caras filed a lawsuit in D.C. Superior Court, asking for “$4 million in damages” from Isabella and his business partners for verbal and physical harassment.
-Caras states that Isabella (and his partners) called her a “bitch” and a “whore,” commented on her buttocks, and touched her without her consent. She claims that Isabella “grabbed her hair and pantomimed sex”.
-A former pastry sous chef Sara Hancock corroborated the atmosphere and said Isabella kissed her cheek in the kitchen and made the workplace a “frat house.”
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Isabella has 11 restaurants in the DMV area. The stories about him have been around a long time....