Max La Manna is an award-winning author, low-waste chef, campaigner and digital creator whose casual approach to cooking has captivated an audience of over 1.3 million followers across his social media accounts.
Inspired by his own life experience, Max creates simple, affordable dishes that use as much of each ingredient as possible. His viral, easy-to-follow recipe videos have racked up over 1 billion views across socials.
His debut cookbook More Plants Less Waste was named Most Sustainable Cookbook at the 2020 Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. He has also been featured in publications including Vogue, Vice and The Guardian, hosted the BBC Earth series Regeneration Food, regularly cooks live on BBC Saturday Kitchen, featured as a guest on BBC Breakfast talking about reducing food waste in the home, won Digital Creator of the Year at the Fortnum & Mason Food and Drink Awards in May 2022 and has been selected as VegNews' Top 30 Chef Changing the Future of Food.
His highly anticipated second cookbook You Can Cook This! is out now!