Archived: A Taste of Pope Joan at Odettes

Restaurant Month 2016

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Chef-patron of Melbourne’s Pope Joan, Matt Wilkinson, previously of Vue de Monde and Circa the Prince, is a generous chef with a passion for quality seasonal produce, disguising considerable wealth of knowledge and skill with a tremendous knack for not taking anything too seriously.

His first published book was called “Mr Wilkinson’s Favourite Vegetables” and sold over 100,000 copies worldwide and was translated in 9 languages, so be assured that he really knows his vegetables. Hailing originally from the rolling pastures and industrial jungle of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, Matt’s foodie muscles were carved under Michelin-starred chef Martin Wishart before arriving in Australia.

Auckland is in for a treat when he teams up with Odettes’ Josh Kucharik to unveil a preview of the new Pope Joan menu before launching it in his Melbourne restaurant. Matt’s promising a veritable feast with the freshest local produce leading the way.

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The Menu 

Course 1

Mussel butter with ras el hanout flat bread

Local oysters and black bean vinaigrette

Homemade cheese with dips and crudités

Course 2

Cloudy bay clams with XO sauce

Cured local fish in sea water with octopus sauce

Roasted kumara and tender stems

Course 3

Spiced Nelson wild goat forequarter

Salsa verde

Baby roasted cauliflowers

Brussel sprouts sala, raw and cooked

Carrots with devilled egg sauce

Course 4

Rhubarb upside down cake with clotted cream


The Chef Dining Series is delivered with the support of Restaurant Month's menu partners.

Contact details

Odettes Eatery
City Works Depot
90 Wellesley Street West

$190, 12 dishes served banquet style and matching wines.