Bedford Lodge Hotel Appoints New Executive Chef | Item



The Bedford Lodge Hotel and Spa in Newmarket, Suffolk has welcomed Lee Cooper as the new Executive Chef of its Squires Restaurant and Roxana Bar.

Bringing his ‘wealth of experience’ in upscale gourmet style dining to the Squires Restaurant at Bedford Lodge Hotel and Spa, Cooper will ‘showcase the fantastic products’ of Suffolk and Cambridgeshire.

Cooper joins from his role as executive chef at Milsoms, Kesgrave Hall in Ipswich. Previously he worked at Ickworth Hotel, Crewe Hall Hotel and Mottram Hall Hotel, before moving to East Anglia where he worked at various hotels and restaurants including Infusions Bury St Edmunds and The Oaksmere in Eye.

He said he would continue Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa’s commitment to supporting suppliers within the local community by reducing their carbon footprint where possible.

Noel Byrne, General Manager of Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa, said: “We are delighted to welcome Lee as Executive Chef of Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa. Lee’s cooking style will truly complement the hotel and our current offering. He has a great passion and we can’t wait to see what he will accomplish.

Cooper said: “I am delighted to join the Bedford Lodge Hotel & Spa and to work with a team of qualified chefs. I look forward to adding my cachet to future menus and hope to bring a truly special experience to every guest.



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