About

Max Guerri

about_maxBorn in Florence Italy, the heart of Italian cooking. At a very young age Max was put to work in the kitchen of his family’s restaurant and have been working in kitchens and in the industry ever since! Graduated in 1990 with a Degree in Bachelor of Culinary Arts from the Culinary Institute of Florence, Italy. Afterwards, completed the military service as the personal chef for the Army General.

Ever since, Chef Max has always searched for the best quality ingredients in order to design savory dishes and sweet bites on a daily basis.
This has become imaginative conversation pieces that continue to delight his guests long after their dining is over. Every aspect of the food preparation is meant to be as fresh and original as is possible, equally at home designing and planning a wedding, a corporate event, charity gala or intimate sit-down dinner.

Always focusing on the finest quality items, Chef Max believes that many Italian products are just simply the best in the world. That is why he has partnered with a company in Florence, Italy who helps to import handmade merchandises, like Pruneti olive oil and balsamic dressing, biscotti, panettone, truffle butter and sliced truffles and many other exciting products all the way to Miami.
Chef Max is also very much interested in wines, currently working on to import hand selected wines from Mendoza, Argentina.

Beside watching carefully for all the fresh and organic ingredients, he is passionate mentor in other varies activities. During the small amount of free time he has, he explores the new and old styles of cooking and teaches others on simples technique that can improve the most basic meal.
Chef Max has taught other activities such as boxing and health fitness to both youth and adults. One of many joyous moment is teaching kids about soccer and about teamwork to achieving the best of themselves, not to mention championship across Florida.

Chef Max’s Professional Experience

owner / executive chef, Dolce at the Icon, Miami Beach Fl.
2010 – present

Executive Chef / owner of the stylish country style Italian fare private restaurant, designed by Philippe Stark, located at the ICON South Beach.

Believing in using the best quality, seasonal ingredients, local purveyors, and working with well experienced, attentive, knowledgeable and reliable staff.
In order to serve our guests better, we ensure that we understand any requirements, we have the ability to speak in a variety of languages, including of course English. Upon request we can also converse in Italian, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Hungarian, Chinese and Hebrew.

owner / head chef, dolce – events, Miami Beach fl.
2002 – present

Dolce – Events can accommodate any range of guests for as few as 2 guests up to hundreds.
Through our professional alliances we also have worked with large corporations, organizations, retail stores, celebrities and individuals. These clients have come to rely on us to provide professional service, amazing food and creative ambiance, time after time.
It is a special treat to be served in someone’s house. The aroma’s, the excitement, the ease of it all, and I make sure your house is as clean as it was when we arrived. Impress the friends or clients, or just take the night off.
It’s difficult to come up with an event that we haven’t experienced in our long history. A small sample would include cocktail parties, dinner parties, retail sales events, large real estate sales and opening events, weddings, Barmitzvas, Quinceaneras, and other ceremonial events. Each one is treated as it’s own unique production.

Chef Max’s works through out Europe

Ristorante Girasole – Florence, Italy.
Ristorante L’Ancora – at a Five Star Resort in Coda Cavallo Porto Cervo, Sardinia.
Ristorante Dante – a two star Michelin restaurant in Hamburg, Germany.
Ca e Milano – Miami Beach, Florida.
Escopazzo Restaurant – Winner of many awards for innovative Italian cooking throughout years.
As well as a personal chef for Mr. Buti, CEO of Fashion Café where he traveled around the world entertaining such celebrities as Naomi Campbell, Claudia Schi er, Kevin Costner, Robert De Niro, Daniela Pestova, Donatella & Gianni Versace, Cameron Diaz, Leonardo di Caprio, even Donald Trump himself among others.

Dolce-Events

slide_05Our catering company can accommodate any range of guests for as few as 2 guests up to hundreds.
Through our professional alliances we also have worked with large corporations, organizations, retail stores, celebrities and individuals. These clients have come to rely on us to provide professional service, amazing food and creative ambiance, time after time.

It is a special treat to be served in your house. The aroma’s, the excitement, the ease of it all, and we make sure your house is as clean as it was when we arrived. Impress your friends or clients, or just take the night off.

It’s difficult to come up with an event that we haven’t experienced in our long history. A small sample would include cocktail parties, dinner parties, retail sales events, large real estate sales and opening events, weddings, Barmitzvas, Quinceaneras, and other ceremonial events. Each one is treated as it’s own unique production.

In order to serve you better and ensure that we understand your event requirements we have the ability to speak to you in a variety of languages, including of course English. At your request we can also converse in Italian, Spanish, French, German, Russian, Hungarian, Chinese and Hebrew.