German chef known for specializing in pastries. He is also a television personality who is known for heading the programs The King of Chocolate as well as Bake Off Italia - Sweets in the Over.
He first started working as a cook in 1986 in several restaurants throughout Germany, Scotland, Switzerland, and England. He moved to Italy in 1989 where he started training with pastries and in 1992 he went on to open up his own pastry shop in Milan.
In 2009 he won the title of Italian Champion of Cioccolateria. He was also nominated as Chef Ambassador for the 2015 Expo in Germany.
He was born and raised in Tettnang, Germany.
He is known for having starred on Bake Off Italia alongside fellow television host Benedetta Parodi.