Dean James Max
Chef Owner & Culinary Expert
Chef Dean James Max is the chef owner of DJM Restaurants which specializes in farm to table food and beverage concepts.
Over the last 30 years, he has opened dozens of restaurants concepts and won all kinds of culinary awards from James Beard best chef nominations, to King of American Seafood.
Chef Max has produced an entourage of culinary masters who came up under him and lives proud in his legacy of culinary development of F&W Magazine Best chef winners, Top chef finalists, Hells Kitchen finalists, and successful restaurant leaders.