Welcome to the Homepage
of Christian Bau

Welcome. Meet Christian Bau or discover more about the star chef, his philosophy, his dishes and his daily impulse.

A chef within his heart and soul, since 1998 Christian Bau is chef de cuisine and host in the gourmet restaurant “Victor’s Fine Dining by Christian Bau”, which has been awarded with its third star by Guide Michelin in 2005. Undoubtedly he belongs to the global elite of chefs. For 13 years he is confidently defending his three Michelin Stars and can record a number of awards and highest ratings in popular gourmet guides. In addition: Awarded with the third Michelin Star in the age of 34, Christian Bau was back then the youngest German chef, who has ever been awarded that distinction.

Christian Bau: A Chef, a Philosophy

As perfect and precise every dish by Christian Bau looks, as clear is his goal: it has to be delicious! The star chef takes you on a culinary journey: his culinary identity is described as French cuisine, strongly inspired by products from the Japanese cuisine. Light, contemporary, cosmopolitan, without overstraining the guest.

Christian Bau is a freethinker. He has found his style, has realized and developed it and is living it to this day. He experiments, is open-minded for new things – as long as they make sense. Culinary trends come and go, are sometimes cheap showmanship. Christian Bau loves authenticity. And trends do not impress him, he adheres to his passion for a perfect cuisine, best products and happy guests. This is what characterizes him.


While in Christian Bau’s kitchen, perfection and precision belong to his basic principles, the atmosphere in the restaurant is casual. Since his guests do not have to agonize over the appropriate tie or an extravagant evening dress. In “Victor’s Fine Dining by Christian Bau” you experience a relaxed atmosphere, which is easy, high-class, and without stiff etiquette. A restaurant visit is synonym with a cultural experience and an evening-long program to be enjoyed from beginning to end.

Victor’s Fine Dining by Christian Bau
atmosphere meets pleasure

The three star chef is a free spirit. Culinary trends never interested him. Innovation is good, but only if it makes sense and makes something better.

In the 3 Michelin Star restaurant “Victor’s Fine Dining by Christian Bau” he is taking care, together with his 21 staff members, of their guests. His drive is to make others happy with his extraordinary skills. Christian Bau has found his style, not just in his cuisine. In his kitchen he wears sneakers, jeans and his chef’s jacket. Relaxing music is playing in the restaurant. He shows that fine dining does not need white table cloths. It is also successful with elegant nonchalance.

The restaurant is often called the best restaurant in Germany and is part of the five star superior hotel “Victor’s Residenz-Hotel Schloss Berg”. Here people experience the joy of Christian Baus unique cuisine – with precision, heart an love to the detail.

The new book by Christian Bau

bau.steine ​​- this is Christian Bau, as you have never seen him before. In his fourth cookbook, you will experience Bau´s culinary art completely new and completely different. At the same time, the 3-star chef stays true to his style. Which is made accessible in his new piece of work, explained and comprehensible. Complex and at the same time simple, multi-layered yet transparent – bau.steine ​​is what it is: a masterpiece showcasing Bau’s cooking philosophy.

Before you move on to exploring his website, Christian Bau would like to share his motto: “Do things with passion or not at all”. The star chef does not do things half way. What he begins, whether it is in the restaurant, in the kitchen or at home, he does with heart and soul. He is a perfectionist and a product fetishist, always keeping in mind his one wish, to offer his guests only the best.


And now we wish you a delightful culinary journey with Christian Bau!