News from the kitchen

New Head Chef takes the helm of
The Lifeboat’s kitchen

The Lifeboat Inn, a very popular traditional hotel and one AA rosette restaurant on the north Norfolk coast, is delighted to announce the appointment of their new Head Chef, Peter Howard.

New Head Chef at The Lifeboat Inn
New Head Chef at The Lifeboat Inn, Peter Howard

Peter brings his experience, strong leadership skills and fresh, innovative ideas to further develop The Lifeboat’s menus. He was born in Birmingham but grew up in Docking on the north Norfolk coast. Peter started working in kitchens at the age of 14 and since then he has mastered culinary skills in various restaurants across the country. He worked at The Hoste in Burnham Market, Manleys in West Sussex, Mid-Sussex Golf Club and National Trust’s Royal Botanic Garden in Wakehurst to name just a few.

New menu at The Lifeboat
Baked Camembert

Peter started his new role at The Lifeboat early in February 2018, however he also had a short stint working in The Lifeboat’s kitchen back in early 90s. His great knowledge, real love of the area and its local produce shows in his cooking and menus – traditional, British and fresh.

Peter has already introduced some exciting menu changes, while respecting the favourites that The Lifeboat’s loyal guests love.

Mouth-watering food at The Lifeboat Inn restaurant
Traditional, British and fresh

General Manager at The Lifeboat Inn, Ewen Thomson, has said, “I know he will continue to drive our food offering forward as one of the best places to eat on the north Norfolk coast. Peter’s passion for his work in the kitchen and a great appreciation for creating fresh, excellent quality dishes is a great fit for The Lifeboat.

Head Chef, Peter Howard, returns to The Lifeboat Inn
Peter used to work at The Lifeboat in early 90s

Peter has commented, “I am delighted to return to the north Norfolk coast to lead and build the team at The Lifeboat and make the restaurant even more popular and successful.”

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