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An Evening in Éire for St. Patricks Day

It’s not every day we get one of Ireland’s Culinary stars up in lights over in the states, but last week it was announced that Oliver Dunne will be representing Ireland for St. Patricks Day in The Met Back Bay in Boston, MA in Partnership with Jameson Irish Whiskey Hosts Michelin-Starred Chef Oliver Dunne from Dublin, Ireland for Special St. Patrick’s Day Dinner

On March 17th, 2015 Ireland comes to Boston, to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at the award winning Met Back Bay restaurant located in Boston’s historic Back Bay. Join Michelin-starred, award winning Chef Oliver Dunne from Dublin Ireland as he presents a multi-course dinner inspired by Ireland’s historic cuisine and shaped by the country’s current culinary revolution.

Hosted at Met Back Bay and by restaurateur Katy Sidell, the idea springs from Sidell’s constant culinary travels and her distinct desire to educate and entertain Bostonians with truly amazing Irish cuisine and culture. Sidell has partnered with Jameson Irish Whiskey to bring Chef Dunne to Boston. “It was our goal to bring one of the hottest talents in Ireland to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in a very deliberate culinary manner. We certainly achieved that with Chef Oliver Dunne accepting our invitation to fly from Dublin and prepare this dinner at the Met Back Bay” said Sidell


Born in Dublin, Oliver Dunne has worked in some of the world’s best restaurants. Having spent his early years learning his craft under the Michelin acclaimed Chefs Gary Rhodes (City Rhodes), Anthony Demetre (Putney Bridge, Gordon Ramsey (Restaurant Gordon Ramsey) and Shane Osborne (Pied a terre) in London.

“An Evening in Éire” will be held on St. Patrick’s Day, Tuesday, March 17th, 2015 beginning at 6:30PM at The Met Back Bay located at 279 Dartmouth Street, Boston, MA. The multi-course dinner will be $75 per person (tax and gratuity not included) and will also include select samplings from Jameson Irish Whiskey.

An Evening in Éire Menu

1st Course – Soft goats cheese panna cotta, heirloom beetroots, orange gel and walnut praline

2nd Course – Organic Salmon, broad bean, dill and potato ragout, candied lemon

3rd Course – Herb crusted Best end of Lamb, honey crushed swede, garlic puree with black olive and red pepper jus

4th Course – Deconstructed Irish Coffee, Jameson 18yr Old Limited Reserve Gel, Chocolate Ganache, Almond Crumb

About MET Restaurant Group

MET Group, founded by Kathy Sidell Trustman in 2004, is comprised of MET Bar & Grill in Dedham and Natick, MET Back Bay, Met on Main on Nantucket and MET Bethesda.  MET Back Bay occupies an historic brick townhouse on the corner of Newbury and Dartmouth Street and offers the best of Boston cooking, with a complete and varied dining experience.  If you’re in the mood for a quick, casual bite at the bar or a long, festive and elegant dinner for family and friends or an intimate midnight snack in a romantic corner, you’ll find the perfect spot at MET Back Bay.  For more information, visit