New chef aims to cook local produce

A NEW chef has been appointed at an award-winning hotel in Long Melford.

Murdo Alex Macritchie will take up the role of head chef at the Black Lion on The Green.

A spokesman for the hotel said: “Murdo is keen to hear from East Anglian-based suppliers with excellent quality produce who may be able to supply him with the best the region has to offer.”

The Scottish-born chef previously worked as head chef at the three-AA rosette Wellhouse Hotel in Cornwall.