Max was born in Berlin and moved to Australia in 2000. Starting his career in the kitchen as a chef, Max realised he had a passion for beverage and pursued a career in bartending working in some of Sydney’s top bars including the renowned Victoria Room. His interest in wine grew after working at Rockpool Group and has since focused his career as a Sommelier. He is currently studying for the CMS Master Sommelier Diploma. He started at Momofuku Seiōbo in 2017.
In his spare time, he enjoys cooking and is a big Bayern Munich fan.