Since forming MaxEx Public Relations, LLC in 1997, we have been dedicated to promoting an industry we hold so dear. Chefs and restaurateurs, as well as hotel conglomerates and high-end consumer products, have chosen MaxEx, a boutique public relations firm, to present their brands to the media, and to the consumer.


SKAL Restaurant Group Assumes Management Role at Westport’s POST 154 Restaurant

July 8, 2014, Westport, CT: The Kelly Family, the owners of Westport’s POST 154 restaurant, is thrilled to announce a new partnership between POST 154 and SKAL Restaurant Group. Led by Owner Christian Burns, SKAL Restaurant Group is now spearheading the operations side for POST 154, further managing and enhancing the area’s most exciting new restaurant and gathering space housed in the historic Westport Post Office Building.

Read the full press release here

Linda Kavanagh Featured in Stamford Plus Magazine

So, how does one get drawn into this crazy business of ours? Find out here in the pages of STAMFORD PLUS MAGAZINE.

Linda takes you on a journey through her culinary roots, life in the restaurant business, and finally, as the owner of MaxEx Public Relations.

Linda Kavanagh to Guest Bartend for a Cause MARCH 11, 2014

It's been a while since this industry veteran has stepped behind a bar! Isn't it like riding a bike though? Join MaxEx Owner and food writer Linda Kavanagh on Tuesday, March 11 beginning at 6 PM at Bistro Seven in Wilton, CT for an evening of cocktails and some laughs - all for a great cause. A portion of the night's proceeds will benefit Community Plates, Fairfield County's food rescue organization.

NECG & MaxEx 2013 Recap

2013 - it was the year of the pig. Deep fried, cured, smoked, bbq or braised - we just couldn't get enough. Beer took center stage and bourbon was back en vogue. Waiters and chefs took back the industry and restaurant groups grew their empires. We continued to cringe at "Best Of" issues and wonder who is really voting...hmmm....

So, here is how we saw 2013 pan out.  Not the media's take- but the industry's perception on what the heck took place last year. Visit New England Culinary Group's news page:


Seasoned Restaurant Publicist Joins MaxEx Public Relations

Andrea Viscuso joins the MaxEx team, bringing her outgoing personality and fresh perspective to the promotion of the hospitality industry. As a hospitality industry professional for nearly ten years, Andrea knows the ins-and-outs of running a successful restaurant. With a lifelong passion for the world of hospitality, Andrea remains in-the-know of the latest trends in the food, wine / spirits, travel and lifestyle industries.

Andrea has worked in boutique PR agencies in New York City and has designed creative PR campaigns for a range of high profile clients including: Fairmont Hotels and Resorts, Michelin Starred restaurant Rouge Tomate, culinary certification program SPE Certified, Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur, and Geoffrey Zakarian’s restaurant, The National. She has also worked in Fairfield County with the Delamar Hotels, l’escale and Artisan restaurants.

Andrea earned her Bachelor of Science in Marketing from Southern Connecticut State University and her Master of Science in Public Relations from Quinnipiac University.