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Private Events

Frequently Asked Questions

What fees are included in our private dining areas?

We do have food & beverage minimums, a Room Fee and a Venue Fee which vary depending on the size of your group, the time of year, and the day of the week. 

Food & Beverage Minimum -  All food and drinks go towards the minimum, service charge and tax is additional. 
Room Fee - The room fee is waived if the food and beverage minimum is met.  If the minimum is not met, the room fee is added to the total bill for the unmet remainder.
Venue Fee - The Venue fee is a flat fee for reserving the venue

What is the service charge and tax?

The gratuity is 19% and the tax is 9.3%.

What is event coordinator fee?

The event coordinator fee referenced herein is for administrative overhead, documentation, preparation, and other management of the event; such Administrative Fee is not, nor is it intended to be, a service charge, tip or gratuity, for wait staff, service employees or service bartenders.

What forms of payment do you accept?

We take all major forms of payment, AMEX/Visa/ Discover/MasterCard and cash.  No Checks please!

How is my final bill presented?

Your final bill will be presented at the end of your event after all food and beverage has been added.  If you do not meet the minimum, the remainder is added as the room fee.

Can we have separate checks?

All food and beverage does have to be all on one check.  We can take multiple forms of payment.

What if I did not want a private event with a minimum, but have a large party?

If you have a large party and do not need a private space, you can contact the restaurant to check availability and accommodations.

Are there preset menus available?

We offer different set menu options that can be served buffet style or family style.  There are set menus for dinner as well as the hor’s d’oeuvre menu if you would prefer heavy appetizers. Servers can give a detailed description of food.

How are beverage purchases handled for large groups?

We can accommodate a variety of options for beverage purchases. The three most common choices are [1] Pre Selected beverage package. [2] to provide an “open bar”, where guests can order from our full bar and wine lists with the charge going on the host’s check, [3] a “cash bar” where guests pay for their own drinks, and [4] a limited drink list, where the host pays, but guests are limited to a pre-selected list of beverages.

When do you need a final headcount?

We need a final headcount 3 days prior to the event.  If the party increases in size the day of, we will add on to the per person price based on the final headcount.  If you have a decrease in guest count, we will honor your last guaranteed guest count provided 3 days prior. 

When can I access the space for set up?

We start to set up the room one hour prior to the event start time.  You can come in 45 minutes prior to set up unless planned with the events coordinator prior.

Is there internet access in the space?

Yes - We will have a guest wifi network available.

Can I bring my own dessert? Is there a cake-cutting fee?

Guests are welcome to bring in their own desserts, such as birthday cakes. We do not have a cake cutting fee.

Can I bring in my own bottle of wine? Is there a corkage fee?

Our corkage fee is $30 for a standard 750ml bottle and $60 for magnum bottles. We limit corkage to two 750ml bottles or one magnum bottle per party. If you wish to open more than two bottles, the corkage fee is $65 per bottle after the second. Please note that if we already carry the same label in our wine library, we will not open the bottle for you.

Can I bring decorations?

Decorations are allowed; however, we do not allow confetti or glitter.  Balloons, flowers, cake, banners are all acceptable as long as it does not do damage. No ceiling balloons are accepted.

Do your tables have linens? Can you get custom linens?

We do not provide table linens, but please feel free to bring in any table décor.

Can I bring flowers, or can I get them through the restaurant?

Guests are welcome to provide their own flowers for events.

Do you have the ability to show presentations?

We do have a AV equipment can be used for presentations or slide shows.  

Can we play our own music in the space?

You can play your own music through the speakers in the room if the event is private.   Volume will be regulated by management, so it does not flow out into the main dining room.

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