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Chef Max

River Bistro is Chef Maxcel Hardy’s Restaurant that has roots in Low Country & Caribbean Cuisines.

Chef Max, celebrity chef, is a native of Detroit and knows that home is where the heart is. Returning home to Detroit to open a restaurant in his hometown is an honor to share an abundance of experience with his extensive culinary specialties along with his knowledge in farming.


Private Chef, Entrepreneur

Chef Max Miami, catering company

Chef Max Designs, chef apparel

Philanthropist – Founder One Chef Can 86 Hunger

Author, Cooking with Amar’e – 100 Easy Recipes for Pros and Rookies in the Kitchen

The Food Network’s Chopped, runner up contestantAuthor, Marley Coffee Cookbook: One Love, Many Coffees, and 100 Recipes

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