New Head Chef, James Finch, steps up to the hot plate at The Westleton Crown
9th July 2015
The Westleton Crown, Suffolk hotel and restaurant, is pleased to announce the appointment of our new Head Chef, James Finch.
Our new Head Chef is familiar to the inn’s loyal guests and diners as he is returning to The Westleton Crown’s kitchen after four years. James worked at The Crown for two years as Sous Chef prior to moving to the popular Sibton White Horse, where he started his Head Chef career and won the prestigious Good Food Guide’s ‘Pub of the Year 2015’ award.
James was born and bred in Suffolk and graduated from the Norwich City College, he is currently living in Westleton village. James is very familiar with local produce, suppliers and all that Suffolk has to offer. His great knowledge, real love of the area and its local produce shows in his cooking and menus – traditional, British and fresh.
After the new appointment James commented: “I am very much looking forward to the challenge and journey ahead with the team at The Westleton Crown. I am pleased to be carrying on my work with suppliers and producers in my home county, making sure the best of Suffolk's produce feature at the heart of my cooking and menus at The Westleton Crown”.