Born in New York City, New York. Max is the grandson of the famous restaurateur Oscar Tucci, of Oscar’s Delmonico (Down in the Wall are) As a youth, Max was blessed with a cultured lifestyle, from horses to world travel; and learning how to cook in the famous Kitchen of Delmonico's.
As a teenager he met renowned fashion photographer, Beth Boldt. He became Boldt’s assistant. Max’s love for fashion did not stop with the camera. In 1998 he debuted his Ready-to-Wear collection. Max immediately became sought after by many celebrities and socialites. Max then went on to form a men's line titled, MANBYMAX.
Max rocked it for designers on the runway at New York’s Olympus Men’s Fashion Week. Max also scouted the globe for international films as international scout and director for The Greenwich Film Festival
It was while in Florence, Max's love for food and the kitchen really blossomed. Upon his arrival back to New York, Max was featured on the TV show "What's Cooking" and his culinary career took off. Max then studied knife skills at "The Viking Cooking School" in Atlanta Georgia.
Television and Max have a very close relationship; Max was a Lifestyle/Fashion on "America’s Next Top Model" The WE Channel "Young, Sexy &..." A Lifestyle & Food Expert on The Dr. Steve Show.
Max is also know as one of Gotham Magazine's "100 Most Eligible Bachelors." & has a bachelors cookbook in the works.
In the Literary world; "Big Shoes, In Celebration of Fathers and Fatherhood" by Al Roker. Extreme Entertaining Made Simple." by EduadromXol Max's chapter titled "The Classic Dinner Party."
Max landed a radio show 2theMAX on BBS Talk Radio. 2theMAX ran for a year. "MAX & Friends" was established shortly after and the show moved to LA Talk Radio.
Max has been added to the list of "Marquis Who'sWho in The World" 2012 & "Marquis Who'sWho in America" 2010, 2011 & 2012 Editions.
Max's agent Mark Turner at Abrams Artists 646-486-4600
Radio Host, Food & Lifestyle Expert, Entertainment Journalist Lifestyle Expert, Radio Host, On-Air Talent, Author, Restauranteur, www.cookingwtl.com