Marcus Wareing Restaurants appoint two joint chef patrons at the 2 Michelin starred restaurant Marcus

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Mark Froydenlund, who has appeared on Great British Menu, and his wife, Shauna have been appointed jointed chef patrons at Marcus Wareing Restaurants’ iconic Knightsbridge restaurant Marcus, at The Berkeley Hotel. A move which is a first for the restaurant which has two stars in the Michelin Guide UK.

Mark and Shauna have both worked for Marcus Wareing Restaurants for over ten years. Having both started with Marcus at what was then Pétrus, the restaurant changed to Marcus Wareing at The Berkeley in 2008 and was then relaunched and renamed ‘Marcus’ in 2014. Their strong bond and close working relationship with operations director and chef patron of Tredwells, Chantelle Nicholson, makes it the perfect time for Mark and Shauna to join the executive team at Marcus Wareing Restaurants.

Marcus Restaurant
Marcus Restaurant

Marcus Wareing said: “Mark and Shauna have worked incredibly hard to get here, they are two of London’s most talented Chefs and they are the perfect partners for me, the restaurant and the group. It fills me with immense pleasure to provide business opportunities for the most talented people in my company, to help build their future and help them achieve their goals. As we continue to grow and evolve the business and restaurants will always stay fresh and vibrant, with Mark and Shauna now partners at Marcus, together we will take the restaurant forward. This is a hugely exciting time for the restaurant and the team.”

As joint chef patron Mark and Shauna Froydenlund will carry on working closely with Marcus Wareing to keep pushing the restaurant forward. Whilst Mark’s primary focus will be on menu development and further heightening the customer experience, Shauna will focus on the team at Marcus.

The food at Marcus will remain much the same with Mark and Shauna continuing to source the finest ingredients from across the UK and British Isles to showcase the very best in British seasonal produce. Together they will create contemporary British dishes which evoke and create memories. Exciting new changes will be introduced into the menu offering at Marcus along with new elements of ‘surprise’ for customers.

Mark Froydenlund said: "Shauna and I are really excited to start this next chapter. Working with Marcus over the past 10 years has been an amazing experience and now it's time for us to use everything we've learnt to continue what Marcus started here at The Berkeley."

>>> Read more about Mark Froydenlund here

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Editor 13th March 2017

Marcus Wareing Restaurants appoint two joint chef patrons at the 2 Michelin starred restaurant Marcus