Since beginning his career at The Savoy at the young age of 18, Marcus has worked with many of the world’s finest and celebrated chefs including Anton Edelman, Albert Roux, Pierre Koffmann and Gordon Ramsay, in some of the world’s finest restaurants including The Savoy Hotel, Le Gavroche, The Grand in Amsterdam, The Point in New York, Aubergine, Guy Savoy in Paris, L’Oranger, The Savoy Grill & Banquette and Pétrus.
After working as Chef Patron of Pétrus for 9 years and earning it two Michelin stars, in 2008 Marcus took on Pétrus' lease at the Berkeley hotel and re-launched the restaurant as Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley. In March 2014 Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley was relaunched as Marcus after an extensive renovation which transformed the once familiar claret dining room into a stunning new contemporary space.
In May 2011 Marcus Wareing launched his second restaurant, The Gilbert Scott at London’s St Pancras. September 2014 will see Marcus Wareing open his third restaurant, Tredwell’s. The restaurant will be a vibrant West End Eatery located on Upper St Martin’s Lane, Seven Dials.
In May 2014, following numerous appearances on MasterChef amateur, celebrity and the professional series both as guest judge, mentor and diner, Marcus was announced as the new head judge on Master Chef: The Professionals, succeeding Michel Roux Junior.
Marcus lives in South London with his wife and three children.