We do not charge a room rental fee. We do require a Visa or MasterCard to hold on file, or a $50 deposit, to reserve a private room on your requested date. The credit card on file will not be charged unless requested and cash deposits will be deducted from the final bill.
We do not issue separate checks for banquets. Only one check will be issued for the event. All bills must be paid the day of the event unless prior written arrangements have been made. We accept Visa and Mastercard. We cannot accept out of state checks.
Food and beverage sales are subject to 5.5% sales tax and a 18% gratuity charge. Tax exempt groups must provide a copy of their tax exempetion certificate in advance.
We reserve the right to seat groups in the area most suited to size and type of function. We also reserve the right to substitute rooms or private areas depending upon the final guaranteed guest count. We can not guarantee a private room during special events.
There is a $500 food minimum to guarantee a private room on Friday and Saturday nights. Main floor seating is also available.
Banquet menu prices are subject to change without notice unless a price has been guaranteed in writing and a deposit has been received.
All food and beverages must be purchased from the Essen Haus, with the exception of sheet cakes. No other carry-ins of any kind will be permitted.
Minors are welcome in the restaurant and bar area only when accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. We will not serve alcohol to anyone under the age of 21. Please inform your guests to bring along two forms if ID if their age is questionalbe.
We request your final food and beverage selections a minimum of two weeks prior to your event with a guaranteed final guest count three days prior to your event. We allow a 10% leeway on the final count.
The Essen haus will open up exclusively for your banquet during non-business hours for groups of 40 or more. We can also add live entertainment for an additional cost.