Max Good

Max Good: Contributing Writer at Serious Eats
Location: Chicago, Illinois
Education: Columbia College Chicago, Cleveland Institute of Art, Dana School of Music
Expertise: Barbecue Equipment, Barbecue Sauces
  • Max is the vice president and director of equipment reviews for
  • Max and are widely considered leading authorities on residential outdoor cooking equipment.
  • Max is also the creator of Black Swan Gourmet BBQ Sauces.


About Serious Eats

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