Chef Max Santiago

Chef Max Santiago

Executive Pastry Chef and Artisanal Donut Connoisseur with 23 years of culinary experience. Co-founder of Miami's first craft donut shop. StarChef Rising Star and Sugar Showdown Champion. Pastry to me, is another form of art.

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Munch Miami interviewing Chef Max Santiago

Donuts are probably one of the simplest pleasures you can enjoy, and one of the hardest to say goodbye to when starting a gluten-free lifestyle. Luckily, with the entrance of The Salty Donut (an artisanal donut shop located in the Wynwood District) us gluten-free folk can finally enjoy a sweet ...

Miami New Times // The Salty Donut Serves Drunken Creations in Wynwood

Though it might not be socially acceptable to take a shot of bourbon or grab a quick coquito most mornings, munching on a spiked doughnut is fair game. At the Salty Donut, a Miami-born craft doughnut shop that's in a pop-up phase and will open permanently in February or March, infusing ...

Miami New Times // Miami’s Best Eats and Drinks This Week: Doughnuts and Dr Smood

Monday  Doughnuts at the Salty Donut Though the Salty Donut's official location won't be open till February or March, you can grab one of its handmade craft doughnuts at the pop-up in Wynwood (29 NW 24th St.). Try the maple-and-bacon doughnut or elect for the limited-edition mimosa-style ...

Miami New Times // Two Craft Doughnut Shops Coming to Miami in Early 2016

The Salty Donut, the couple's artisanal doughnut and coffee bar opening at 50 NW 24th St. inside the new Wynwood Arcade building this February or March, aims to redefine a traditional doughnut-and-coffee pairing. "We're not about producing an insane volume," he says. "It's about small batches and ...

Times Squares Chronicles // Best of Miami Art Week

The sky dumped buckets of rain on Miami this Art Week, but it didn’t stop art lovers from enjoying some of the best in events and exhibits of the year. Mack Wilds at VH1’s SCOPE Pairing curated installations of Modern and contemporary work with stimulating programming, Art Basel...

Miami New Times // Here’s What’s Popping Up Around Miami for Art Basel 2015

Miami Art Week needs no introduction. From December 1 through 6, nearly every hotel, restaurant, public space, and hole-in-the-wall will transform into a gallery or on-the-spot installation. But those who know Miami Art Week know it goes far beyond getting a glimpse into the ever-growing ...

Eater Miami // Art Basel 2015: A Comprehensive Eating Guide

The Salty Donut Pop-Up Truck  The highly anticipated donut shop will be responding to high demands with a food truck this weekend parked near its future location. Along with Chicago's Intelligentsia coffee, the donut cart will be serving its signature flavors Thursday and Friday from 6 to 11 ...

Eater Miami // Miami’s First Doughnut Shop is Coming to Wynwood This Winter

Miami is finally getting on the doughnut train with its first craft doughnut shop opening in Wynwood in early 2016 called The Salty Donut. Behind the doughnuts are pastry vet Chef Max Santiago, formerly of The Thompson Hotel and Lure Fishbar, along with Andy Rodriguezand Amanda Pizarro. The ...

Burgerbeast | Chef Max Santiago is ‘the man’ or since we’re in Miami, ‘el hombre’ behind these creations

We waited….and waited….and waited….and then waited some more…..and FINALLY there is an “Artisanal Donut Shoppe” opening in Miami and it’s called The Salty Donut. They’ve only revealed a few things here and there but this is what I’ve got for you so far: First & foremost ...