Marc Almert completed his apprenticeship in his hometown Cologne at the Excelsior Hotel Ernst. Before heading to Zurich in January 2017, he gained extensive experience in various luxury hotels from the 'Selection of German Luxury Hotels'. At the same time, he successfully participated in various international sommelier competitions. His fascination for working at the Restaurant Pavillon are the outstanding cuisine and the special ambiance, but most importantly the extensive range of exquisite wines.
In the year 2019 Marc Almert wins the coveted title "ASI Best Sommelier of the World" and the 'Sommelier Award 2020' by Guide Michelin.
"What excites me the most about wine is the enormous diversity. It gives me great pleasure to share my passion and to find the perfect wine for every guest, every meal and every moment."