Event: Metropolitan Grill Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon Dinner – 9/12

Metropolitan Grill is delighted to host a special Pappy Van Winkle Dinner on Thursday September 12th at 6:00 pm.

This special event will be hosted by The Met’s Bar Manager, Jesse Hildebrand, with guest Matt Johnson of Prestige Brands. The evening will start out with a cocktail reception and then guests will enjoy a delicious five course dinner prepared by Executive Chef Eric Hellner, each course paired with Bourbons from Pappy Van Winkle.

Here’s a close look at what to expect at the event:

Cocktail Reception
Cocktails featuring W.L. Weller 12 year bourbon

Smoked Snake River Farms Striploin Carpaccio
Alder smoked American Waygu striploin. Served with micro green salad, crispy shallots with aioli and sea salt

Pappy Van Winkle 15 Year



Warm Spinach Salad with Markers Vinaigrette
Organic Spinach, sweet onions, Heirloom tomatoes and double smoked bacon finished with warm vinaigrette

Van Winkle Special Reserve 12 Year

Snake River Farms Short Rib
Slow smoked basted with coffee barbeque sauce. Served with sweet corn salad and Yukon gold potato cake.

Pappy Van Winkle 23 Year

Double R Ranch Manhattan cut NY
Mesquite grilled dry aged striploin with caramelized carrots and pearl onions with smashed potatoes, cheese curds and green pepper corn demi

Pappy Van Winkle 20 Year

Peach Cobbler
Peaches spiced with brown sugar, cinnamon and nutmeg. Served with whiskey ice cream and house-made caramel sauce.


Van Winkle Family Reserve Rye


For reservations, please contact Allison Carter at: acarter@conrests.com or call: 206 957 3216.

Please note space is very limited and we expect this dinner to sell out quickly. The event is open to the public. Price is $175 (+ tax & gratuity)

The Met is located at: 820 2nd Ave, Seattle, WA 98104

Photo courtesy of The Old Rip Van Winkle Distillery.

Written by Charles

Charles Koh founded EatSeattle, and has continued to use his expertise as editor-in-chief to guide the website’s growth over the last five years. Koh’s experience focuses on digital marketing and social media, and has been a part of several companies, some of which he created, specializing in both areas over the course of his career. Koh was previously with Google and Zagat where he helped expand and grow communities worldwide.

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