MP nominates local chef for Parliamentary award
MP James Heappey has nominated Mike McKenzie of The White Horse
Inn in the village of Mark for the Parliamentary Pub Chef of the
Year award, having been impressed with the pubs home-cooked
and locally produced food.
The award is run in partnership with The British Beer and Pub Association
and MPs are encouraged to nominate a chef in their constituency
who has impressed them as a result of their pubs local food
and overall ambiance.
Mr McKenzies family-run pub in Mark has been reinvigorated
since they took it over, which is one of the reasons for Mr Heappey
nominating The White Horse Inn.
Mr Heappey said: "Mike and his family took over a pub which
a string of other landlords had failed in and have made it into
a runaway success."
for Sunday lunch have to be made weeks in advance and people will
travel a very long way to taste the brilliant food."
"It is unfussy but delicious. Mike is clearly a very talented
chef with an instinctive feel for what will get people out of their
houses and into their local pub."
A shortlist of finalists will be selected by a panel of expert judges
and the award will be presented in early 2018.