Max MacKissock

Chef - Owner

As Partner and Executive Chef of Bar Dough, Señor Bear and Culinary Director for Tap & Burger Concepts Max has manned and directed kitchens in Colorado for the past 15 years. His years of study in Italy on technique and tradition have contributed to his well-defined skill set towards Italian cuisine, and the menu at Bar Dough showcases these strong talents. Max has created a loyal following through his past projects in Summit County and Denver, and has consistently earned accolades from industry professionals and, most importantly, his peers.


2x Chef of the Year Westword

2x Chef of the Year 5280

Colorado’s Top Thinker from Denver Post

2x Finalist for Food & Wine Best New Chef

2x Finalist for James Beard Southwest

America’s 50 Best New Restaurants’ from Bon Appetit

Eater Chef of the Year

Awarded Denver’s first-ever four-star review from The Denver Post

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