Large parties at Bird & Jim 915 Moraine Avenue | Estes Park, CO | 80517
Space Available at Bird & Jim:
We have a back area, the chandelier room, that is part of our main dining zone. It accommodates up to 70 people. This area is not walled off. It is typically set up with tables and is primarily used as part of our regular nightly dining. Our restrooms are located at the far end of this area. Because of the lack of walls and the restroom location the room cannot be private.
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Parties Sizes & Menu Options:
Parties 20 – 50 For parties of 20-50 we offer Chef Ethan’s price fixed menu of 3 courses for $36 (not including tax and gratuity). Beverages are not included in this price. A beverage budget can be added or a cash bar is an option. Room fee or minimum is applicable depending on the season. Request price fixed menu quote at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parties 50-70 For parties of 50-70 we offer Chef Ethan's buffet menu. The buffet options start at $38 per person. Beverages are not included in this price. A beverage budget can be added or a cash bar is an option. Room fee or minimum is applicable depending on the season. Options (a) rent a portion of the dining room (room fee/minimum applicable depending on the season) but not lounge and bar or (b) the entire restaurant (room fee/minimum applicable depending on the season). This would be a negotiated price depending on the time frame, time of year, amount of people, menu & drink choices. Click the link below for buffet menu choices. Dessert options and levels are found on the buffet menu choices. If our timeframes and room fees do not work for you, you can rent an event space and we can cater (for more information see Bird & Jim off-site catering link).
Buffet level pricing:
The buffet menu is the same for in house or off-site catering.
Level 1: 2 salad, 3 sides, 2 entrée -- $38
Level 2: 2 appetizers, 2 salads, 4 sides, 3 entrée --$50
Level 3: 4 appetizers, 3 salads, 4 sides, 4 entrée -- $65
For Parties Over 70, you can rent the entire restaurant or have us cater to you at an event site. The price is negotiable depending on the time frame, time of year and amount of people, menu & drink choices.
Your deposit is 25% of your negotiated price. If you cancel Bird & Jim reserves the right to keep the part or the entire deposit. If you don’t show up Bird & Jim will keep the entree deposit and can charge more for loss of income.
It depends on the season, the amount of people and if we are closing the restaurant for your party.
Taxes & Gratuity not included in any of the prices.
Local tax is 8.7% and 20% gratuity added to all large parties.
In season June through October for parties 20-70
11:00 am -1:00 pm (ask for lunch menu options)
2:00 pm-4:00 pm (ask for lunch menu options dinner with Chef’s approval)
3:00 pm-5:00 pm (dinner)
3:30 pm -5:30 pm (dinner)
4:00-6:00 pm (dinner)
9:00 pm -11:00 pm (dinner)
Off-season November through May for parties 20-70
More open timeframe available, however, restricted over holidays.
11:00 am – 3:00 pm (ask for lunch menu options)
3/4:00 pm – 5:30 pm (dinner)
8:30 pm – 10:30/11 pm (dinner)
***There is some flexibility weekdays in the offseason. Please ask. If these times do not work for you we recommend event spaces available to rent and we can cater—see Bird & Jim off-site catering.
Final Guest Count:
Is appreciated a month before but mandatory 10 days prior to the event. If no final guest count is given we will prepare food for the amount in the contract.
Can be made up to 10 days before the event but could result in an additional charge.
We have quoted you a minimum price if guests are added the price may go up. If the amount of people drops the price will stay at the minimum quoted.
Any party that goes over the agreed time will be charged up to $500 for every half hour the event runs behind.
Linens, flowers, decorations can be provided by local companies. If you want Bird & Jim to handle these details an additional fee will be added.
You can speak to our pastry chef for prices or arrange your own. If you want Bird & Jim catering to handle these details an additional fee will be added.
50% of the total will be charged if the event is canceled within a month’s time of the event
85% will be charged if the event is canceled the day of.
What we need to know to proceed:
1. Amount of people
2. Time and date—keep in mind times listed above
3. Open bar, bar budget or cash bar