The 23rd Annual Nantucket Wine & Food Festival: May 15-19, 2019

Marcus Gleadow-Ware

Executive Chef

Greydon House
Nantucket, MA

Marcus Gleadow-Ware brings over 20 years of experience at Michelin starred to Greydon House. Born and raised in London, his family would go on European expeditions with the Michelin Guide his father “followed like a religion”. Marcus washed dishes at a gastropub as a teenager, falling in love with the unique energy of the restaurant kitchen and never looked back. At sixteen he apprenticed at Savoy Hotel. Marcus enrolled in Académie Culinaire de France and received the Eurist prize “best young chef of year”. At Cliveden House Hotel, he absorbed the principles of luxury dining, returning to London to open 1 Lombard Street.  Marcus continued at L’Escargot in London’s Soho. In Florence, he landed a job after knocking on the backdoor of a restaurant near Ponte Vecchio. He returned to London to open The Clerkenwell, was named Head Chef and helped launch its sister restaurant, The Chancery. He continued at two Michelin starred The Square. Charlie Palmer recruited Gleadow-Ware at Aureole, NY later anointing him Executive Chef after its move to One Bryant Park. He consistently maintained its Michelin star. Chef Gleadow-Ware was 2016 commencement speaker at The Culinary Institute of America Hyde Park.