Marcus with Dan Pearce, Head Chef at Aalto Restaurant Hotel La Tour, and Brian Wareing – Marcus’s brother

Michelin-starred Chef Marcus Wareing, whose rigorous standards were felt by Masterchef finalists this season, is a regular visitor to Aalto Restaurant at Hotel La Tour Birmingham where he oversees new dishes, helps with training and pays meticulous attention to ongoing service standards.

Here, he’s pictured with Head Chef at Aalto, Dan Pearce, and Brian Wareing – Marcus’s brother – who is in the kitchen on a daily basis as an onsite monitor overseeing operations for Marcus.

In an interview to mark Hotel La Tour and Aalto restaurant’s first birthday, Marcus said: “The single most important factor when people choose a restaurant is their expectation. They choose somewhere to dine based on their expectations. It’s then up to us to meet and exceed these in all areas – food, beverage, service and hospitality.”

Win a Food Lovers’ Weekend for two at Hotel La Tour 

Luxury four-star hotel in Birmingham Hotel La Tour is offering FOUR- The World's Best Food Magazine readers the chance to win a Food Lovers’ Weekend for two!

The two lucky winners will stay the night in a Hotel La Tour Executive double room and indulge in a six course dinner at restaurant Aalto, the brasserie-style restaurant inspired by Michelin-starred Chef Marcus Wareing, complete with wine pairings.

For more information and to be in for the chance to win, simply go to the Hotel La Tour FOUR readers competition page and fill in your details to be entered into the prize draw. Good luck!

Terms & Conditions: Draw date June 6 2013. Over 18s only, prize subject to availability, winner to be notified by email.

Discover more at www.hotel-latour.co.uk