Remembering Mietta's

Imbibe sumptuous dishes recreated from Mietta O'Donnell's recipes, in this vibrant salon in magnificent Queen's Hall.

Booked out

Mietta O’Donnell with Alain Chapel and Jacques Reymond, 1984, © Rennie Ellis Photographic Archive
Date
21 April 2016, 6:00pm8:30pm
Cost
Tickets: $88 / $77 for Friends of the Library
LocationQueen's Hall
Accessibility Has wheelchair access

Indulge yourself in this lively salon amid the grandeur of Queen's Hall, with sumptuous savouries recreated from the menus of legendary restaurateur Mietta O'Donnell, paired with specially selected Victorian wines.

Also view a selection of original items from the Mietta O'Donnell papers, and hear a discussion from a panel including Australia's finest and most famous foodies:

  • Jacques Reymond: award-winning chef and restaurateur
  • Stephanie Alexander AO: cook, restaurateur and food writer
  • Patricia O'Donnell: restaurateur and sister of Mietta
  • Greg Gerrand: Librarian, Australian Manuscripts Collection, State Library Victoria

The panel discussion will be chaired by Natalie O'Brien, CEO of the Melbourne Food and Wine Festival. Please note that places for this special event are limited.