Westport’s chefs are sharpening their knives for The Banquet – a collaboration top of chefs from around Mayo that will open the 2017 Westport Food Festival in Westport House on the Friday June 23rd.


The Banquet – a Celebration of Mayo Food is the flagship event of Westport Food Festival 2017 and is set to be a superb evening with a truly outstanding menu celebrating all that’s great and good in local food. Local chefs will team up with local artisan producers to showcase the very best ingredients and local produce on offer.


The chefs will combine their talents to create a fabulous four-course feast for the senses in what will be a celebration of the best of Mayo food. Local and Irish food is the strong focus of The Banquet and the menu will feature some familiar products as well as highlighting hidden gems as the chefs reveal their secrets.


The team of top Westport chefs for The Banquet are:


  • Eoin McDonnell - Chairperson, Westport Food  Festival and Head Chef The Wyatt Hotel
  • Stephen Fitzmaurice - Head Chef, Hotel Westport
  • Jose BarrosoHead Chef Sol Rio Restaurant
  • Aine Mc Guire - Head Chef Idle Wall
  • Myles O Brien - Head Chef The Tavern Murrisk
  • Kevin Stirzaker - Head Chef O Malleys Bar & Restaurant


For more information or to book your tickets for what is sure to be a wonderful event contact Hotel Westport on 098 25122.


Event Schedule:

  • Friday June 23th @ 7pm
  • Westport House



  • €100 per person
  • (limited to 120 seats)


Where to Buy:

  • Tickets: Call Hotel Westport on 098 25122


Important Info:

  • This is a banquet-style event. Patrons will be seated at tables of ten. There will be no private seating for this event.