The Ory Team

Maximilian Gradl, München, Ory Bar, Gastronom

Bio Maximilian Gradl.

Managing Director / Partner

This gastronomic visionary and managerial head of venues such as Herzog, Café Vorhoelzer and Lausa Bar amongst others, leads this project. With his extensive experience and competence he ensures smooth operations and by that, great evenings.


Bio Alexander Recknagel.

Marketing / Partner

Long-time partner of Maximilian and also responsible for venues such as Herzog and Lausa Bar, operates as Head of Marketing. Together with Theresa Braun, he is responsible for every aspect of external communications and events, thus for making Ory an exciting addition to Munich's gastronomic landscape.


Bio Paulina „Polly“ Nowakowska.


Polly is a graduate in business management for system catering and has thus fallen in love with the bar business. Her first professional station was the adjacent Menage Bar & now she is ready for the new chapter: Ory Bar.


A heartfelt thank you for the support to make our dream Ory Bar become reality:

Christian Hohenadel of Sparkasse B-W
Heiko Esdar with Hofbräu
Reiner Faltermeier with LVMH
Sebastian Tewes with Beam Suntory
Erwin Rottmair with Objekt Leasing
Esther Drasner-Wagner
Franz Stettner with Ory Gin
Moritz Gerharter with Bacardi
Swen Neumann with Campari
Marcel Wanek with Fever Tree
Christian Auer with RedBull
Lukas & Tobias with Bar Brain