British celebrity chef who has appeared as a judge on the BBC's MasterChef: The Professionals. He has worked as the head chef at his Michelin starred restaurant called Marcus.
He had his first food industry job when he was 11 and he later attended Southport College where he took a course in catering.
He worked as a commis chef in the Savoy Hotel in 1988 under chef Anton Edelmann.
His father was a fruit and potato merchant who provided fresh produce to schools for their meals.
He met chef Gordon Ramsay at the London restaurant Le Gavroche where they both worked in 1993.