Cumbrian chef pulls out of BBC TV's Great British Menu contest
The head chef at Cottage in the Wood on Whinlatter was forced to pull out of a TV cooking contest due to ill health.
Chris Archer, 28, of Station Street, Cockermouth, competed in BBC Two's Great British Menu, which aired this week.
But last night's show saw him forced to leave the show.
Originally from Yorkshire, Chris competed in the show's North East regional section against Mini Patel and Tommy Banks.
Chris said: "It's a shame I had to pull out, but I felt at the time that unless I was 100 per cent I wouldn't be able to do it justice.
"It would have been nice to have cooked the... read more
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