Mario Batali and sons out in West Village

02/02/2008 at 08:39 PM ET

TV chef and author Mario Batali, 47, and his sons Benno, 11, and Leo, 9, take a walk in the West Village of New York City today.  Mom is Mario’s wife Susi Cahn.

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Photos by Splash News.

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ggg on

Those boys are so cute. They have very nice features.

uggamugga.blogspot.com on

What cute kids! And I love the second photo…I hope my children never outgrow hugging me in public! :)

Amanda on

He seems like such a good dad & it’s obvious his sons love him very much.

finnaryn on

Has anyone ever seen Mario in any shoes other than those orange crocs? :) He should be their spokesperson.

Lissette on

I didnt know Mario had kids! They’re lucky to have a dad who’s a great chef!

Danielle, CBB Publisher on

Actually, as of May 2007, Mario is an official Crocs spokesperson, having endorsed their Bistro shoe in their Work Shoes line. They even created a special Mario Batali version of the Bistro shoe- which he’s wearing in these photos- in his signaure orange with his raised signature on the strap instead of the Crocs logo. He’s also doing ongoing appearances, testimonials and recipes posted to http://www.crocs.com.

The Bistro shoe can be found here:

http://www.crocsworkshoes.com/

Here’s the press release announcing the partnership:

http://www.businesswire.com/portal/site/google/index.jsp?ndmViewId=news_view&newsId=20070517005210&newsLang=en

Crystal on

I love Mario!!!

I had no idea he had kids. Very cute!!

Aitch on

aaaaaaaawwwwwwww, sweet!

Elisa on

I absolutely adore Mario , He is so talented and from what I hear a genuine goodhearted person.. His boys are adorable!

Kristy on

I LOVE THIS MAN!!!!!

vNNaU on

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