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Dean James Max

Chef Restaurateur

Chef Max, who is President of DJM restaurants, his company that specializes in restaurant concept development and ongoing management, has been an established leader in the culinary world for many years now. He has celebrated the launch of many destination restaurants, and the first flagship was his exciting and popular 3030 Ocean restaurant created in the Harbor Beach Marriott Resort in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in 1999. He quickly opened Latitude 41 in the Renaissance Columbus, Ohio and then the Brasserie in Grand Cayman, AMP 150 in the Marriott Cleveland, Asador restaurant in the Dallas Renaissance, Parallel Post restaurant in Trumbull, Connecticut, and most recently his name sake restaurant, James Republic, in Long Beach California.

Chef Max has a laundry list of accomplishments from multiple James Beard nominations for Best Chef, crowned King of American Seafood in 2010, wrote an amazing seafood cookbook in 2006, and holds many restaurant accolades from multiple properties. For an extended bio, please email deanjamesmax@yahoo.com or visit his website at www.djmrestaurants.com

Dean James Max

Chef Restaurateur
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