catering from the Stage House Tavern in Somerset, NJ

Please feel free to contact our Banquet Manager, Kelsie Sturmfels, at her dedicated party line: 732-289-8707 or via e-mail: somersetparties@gmail.com. It would be her pleasure to answer any questions you might have regarding a private function at Stage House Tavern in Somerset, NJ.


Click here for a PDF version of our Banquet Packages

Menu and Prices Subject to Change at the Discrection of The Stage House Tavern



Open Bar Packages

(must be combined with another package)

no shots included

Option 1- Premium Open Bar

to include:
Premium Liquors*, Domestic and Imported Beers, House Wine & Premium Wine, Soft Drinks
*limited single malts & bourbons available
  • $37 per person (4 hours)
  • $32 per person (3 hours)
  • $28 per person (2 hours)

Option 2- Open Bar

to include:
Call Liquors, Domestic and Imported Beers, House Wine & Soft Drinks
  • $28 per person (4 hours)
  • $26 per person (3 hours)
  • $22 per person (2 hours)

Option 3- Beer and Wine Service

to include:
Domestic and Imported Beers, House Wine & Soft Drinks
  • $26 per person (4 hours)
  • $22 per person (3 hours)
  • $18 per person (2 hours)

Option 4- On Consumption Or Cash Bar


Price: On Consumption: One tab for all beverages to be combined with bill

Price: Cash Bar: Guests cover the cost of their own beverages

Ask about our bottled wine selection


all banquet packages include coffee & hot tea
soft drinks are $2.50 on consumption, with free refrils
specialty coffees are not included (cappucino & espresso)

Reception

(reception 45 minutes, must be combined with another package)

Cold Table

9. person

An assortment of Cheeses and Cured Meats served with crackers

Smoked Salmon Platter with capers and red onions

A Fresh Fruit Platter and a Fresh Raw Vegetables Platter with dipping sauce

Assorted Raw Bar

served over ice with cocktail sauce or mignonette Sauce and lemon

Choice of the Following:

Chilled Top Neck Clams
on the half shell

Chilled Large Shrimp

East Coast Oysters

Poached Chilled Lobster -
de-shelled and quartered

$65. per display (50 pieces)


$135. per display (75 pieces)

$150. per display (50 pieces)

$400. per display (40 pieces)

Passed Hors d’Oeuvres

(minimum of 20 people, must be combined with another package)

Vegetarian

Wild Mushroom Tart with truffle oil & balsamic vinegar

Ratatouille on Crostini

Mini Goat Cheese Tart

Vegetable Spring Rolls with ginger dipping sauce

Mushroom Risotto Cake

Fish and Seafood

Potato Pancakes with apple & smoked salmon

Salmon Tartar on wafer cone

Tuna Tartar on wafer cone (add $2.)

Baby Shrimp and Guacamole on corn tortilla

Panko Crusted Fried Shrimp with spicy coconut sauce

Smoked Salmon Mousse Crostini with capers, red onion

Seared Sesame Crusted Tuna Squares corn tortilla, sesame-soy sauce (Add $2.)

Meat

Chicken Satay with peanut sauce

Beef Satay with horseradish sauce

Bacon & Goat Cheese Tart with pepper confetti

Risotto Cakes with pancetta & parmesan

Pigs in a Blanket with whole grain mustard sauce

Baby Lamb Chops herbed mustard sauce, pommery mustard sauce (Add $4.)

Seared Filet Mignon on Crostini with horseradish cream (Add $3.)
Selection of six: $12 per person
Selection of eight: $16 per person
*Tax & Gratuity are not included in package price

Four Hour All Inclusive Pre-Fixed Menu

Beverages

Four Hour Open Bar to include:

Premium & House Liquor, Domestic and Imported Beers, House Selection of wines, Champagne by the glass and Soft Drinks

Reception


Cold Table
or
Selection of Six Passed Hors d’oeuvres

Appetizer Course


(choose three)

Soup of the Day

French Onion Soup

Garden Salad with shaved red onion, carrots and plum tomatoes in balsamic vinaigrette

Classic Caesar Salad with garlic croutons

Red Beet Salad with goat cheese, almonds, chives, sun dried black currants and port wine vinaigrette

Tuscan Kale Salad kale, cabbage, and carrots mixed in a tamari dressing with mint, cilantro, honey and lemon, topped with crushed peanuts

Classic Cheese Ravioli choice of sauce: marinara, vodka, four cheese cream, mushroom cream, basil cream

Shrimp Cocktail served over ice with house made cocktail sauce (supplemental $2.)
Sautéed Shrimp avocado puree, crisp corn tortilla, soy caramel sauce (supplemental $2.)

Steamed Little Neck Clams white wine garlic broth (supplemental $3.)

Price Edward Island Mussels white wine garlic broth (supplemental $3.)

Tuna Tartare fresh diced ahi tuna layered avocade puree and diced mango, dallops of wasabi aioli & served with tortilla chips (supplemental $3.)

Salad Course


Garden Salad with shaved red onion, carrots and plum tomatoes in balsamic vinaigrette

Main Course


Choose Four:

Penne Vodka served with home made vodka sauce, peas, and roasted red peppers

Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breast served with house-made spinach linguini tossed in vodka sauce

Half Roasted Chicken topped with whole grain mustard sauce and served with whipped potatoes & grilled asparagus

Grilled Tilapia topped with Thai coconut curry sauce and served with brown rice and grilled asparagus

Grilled Salmon served with whipped potatoes, grilled asparagus , & half a lemon

Braised Boneless Beef Short Ribs topped with red wine demi-glaze and horseradish cream, served with braised red cabbage

12 oz. Tavern Steak topped with green peppercorn demi-glaze and served with roasted garlic potato gratin & seasonal vegetables

14 oz New York Sirloin Steak served with side of green peppercorn demi-glaze, roasted garlic potato gratin & seasonal vegetables (supplemental $6)

8 oz Filet Mignon topped with green peppercorn demi-glaze and served with roasted garlic potato gratin & seasonal vegetables (supplenetal $8)

Dessert Course


Choose Three:

Warm Bourbon Pecan Pie topped with Chantilly cream

Warm Chocolate Brownie served with one scoop vanilla ice cream & drizzled in chocolate sauce

Warm Apple Crumb Pie served with one scoop vanilla ice cream & drizzled in caramel sauce

Traditional Crème Brulée topped with berries

Mascarpone Cheesecake topped with chantilly cream & served with balsamic strawberries

includes coffee & tea

Please Inquire About Pricing

*Only the "All Inclusive" package is priced before tax & gratuity

Two or Three Course Pre-Fixed Menu

First Course: Appetizers

(choose three)

Soup of the Day

French Onion Soup

Garden Salad with shaved red onion, carrots and plum tomatoes in balsamic vinaigrette

Classic Caesar Salad with garlic croutons

Red Beet Salad with goat cheese, almonds, chives, sun dried black currants and port wine vinaigrette

Tuscan Kale Salad kale, cabbage, and carrots mixed in a tamari dressing with mint, cilantro, honey and lemon, topped with crushed peanuts

Classic Cheese Ravioli choice of sauce: marinara, vodka, four cheese cream, mushroom cream, basil cream

Shrimp Cocktail served over ice with house made cocktail sauce (supplemental $2.)
Sautéed Shrimp avocado puree, crisp corn tortilla, soy caramel sauce (supplemental $2.)

Steamed Little Neck Clams white wine garlic broth (supplemental $3.)

Price Edward Island Mussels white wine garlic broth (supplemental $3.)

Tuna Tartare fresh diced ahi tuna layered avocade puree and diced mango, dallops of wasabi aioli & served with tortilla chips (supplemental $3.)

Second Course: Main

Choose Four:

Penne Vodka served with home made vodka sauce, peas, and roasted red peppers

Parmesan Crusted Chicken Breast served with house-made spinach linguini tossed in vodka sauce

Half Roasted Chicken topped with whole grain mustard sauce and served with whipped potatoes & grilled asparagus

Grilled Tilapia topped with Thai coconut curry sauce and served with brown rice and grilled asparagus

Grilled Salmon served with whipped potatoes, grilled asparagus , & half a lemon

Braised Boneless Beef Short Ribs topped with red wine demi-glaze and horseradish cream, served with braised red cabbage

12 oz. Tavern Steak topped with green peppercorn demi-glaze and served with roasted garlic potato gratin & seasonal vegetables

14 oz New York Sirloin Steak served with side of green peppercorn demi-glaze, roasted garlic potato gratin & seasonal vegetables (supplemental $6)

8 oz Filet Mignon topped with green peppercorn demi-glaze and served with roasted garlic potato gratin & seasonal vegetables (supplenetal $8)

Third Course: Dessert

Choose Three:

Warm Bourbon Pecan Pie topped with Chantilly cream

Warm Chocolate Brownie served with one scoop vanilla ice cream & drizzled in chocolate sauce

Warm Apple Crumb Pie served with one scoop vanilla ice cream & drizzled in caramel sauce

Traditional Crème Brulée topped with berries

Mascarpone Cheesecake topped with chantilly cream & served with balsamic strawberries


Two Course $30 per person
Three Course $36 per person
Add Salad Course $6 per person
*Tax & Gratuity are not included in package price

Entrée Buffet Package

Only available for 25 or more guests

Soup and Salads

(choose three)

Soup of the Day

Garden Salad with shaved red onion, carrots and plum tomatoes in a balsamic vinaigrette

Red Beet Salad with goat cheese, almonds, chives, sun dried black currants and port wine vinaigrette

Classic Caesar Salad romaine lettuce topped with garlic croutons and parmesan cheese, dressing on the side

Tuscan Kale Salad kale, cabbage, and carrots mixed in a tamari dressing with mint, cilantro, honey and lemon, topped with crushed peanuts

Main Course

(choose three)

Baked Penne with ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese, marinara sauce

Penne Vodka with Grilled Chicken roasted peppers, green peas

Baked Macaroni and Cheese garlic bread crumbs

Classic Cheese Ravioli choice of sauce: marinara, vodka, four cheese cream, basil cream, mushroom cream

Chicken Marsala wild mushroom, marsala demi glaze

Chicken Piccata lemon caper butter sauce

Classic Chicken Parmesan breaded chicken in marinara sauce topped with fresh mozzarella

Chicken Cacciatore white wine tomato sauce, garlic, peppers, onions

Chicken Teriyaki red onion, peppers, carrots, zucchini, house teriyaki

Roast Pork Loin green peppercorn demi-glaze

Roast Pork Loin with brandy mustard sauce

Roast Pork Loin with mushroom gravy

Beef with Mushroom Gravy

Beef Bourguignon

Boneless Beef Short Rib bordelaise sauce

Beef Teriyaki with red onion, peppers, carrots, zucchini & house teriyaki

Pepper Steak

Sausage and Peppers

Basa Francese white wine lemon butter sauce

Tilapia Teriyaki with red onion, peppers, carrots, zucchini, house teriyaki

Sesame Glazed Salmon

Seafood Newburg salmon, basa, clams, mussels, sherry tomato cream sauce (supplemental $2)

Seafood Paella shrimp, clams, mussels, chorizo in white wine tomato broth over saffron rice (supplemental $2)

Sides

(choose three)

Whipped Potatoes
Roasted Garlic Potato Gratin
Rosemary Roasted Potatoes
Seasonal Vegetables
Green Beans with Almonds
Saffron Rice
Rice Pilaf
Brown Rice

Dessert


Assortment of Cakes and Pies

$30 per adult
$15 per child
*Tax & Gratuity are not included in package price

Sandwich Buffet

(only available for 25 or more guests)

Soup & Salads

(choose 3)

Soup of the Day

Garden Salad mixed greens topped with shaved red onions, carrots, & plum tomatoes, dressing on the side

Red Beet Salad with goat cheese, almonds, chives, sun dried black currants tossed in port wine vinaigrette

Classic Caesar Salad romaine lettuce topped with garlic croutons and parmesan cheese, dressing on the side

Tuscan Kale Salad kale, cabbage, and carrots mixed in a tamari dressing with mint, cilantro, honey and lemon, topped with crushed peanuts

Sandwiches

(choose four)

Hot Tavern Dip sliced roast beef on baguette roll with au jus on the side

Hot Pulled Pork Sliders with chipotle bbq sauce

Hot Pulled Beef Brisket Sliders with chipotle bbq sauce

Hot Parmesan Crusted Chicken Sandwich on baguette roll with lettuce, tomato, bacon, & honey mustard

Hot Grilled Veggie Sandwich tomato, portobello, & squash on baguette roll with goat cheese and basil mayo

Hot Grilled Blackened Tilapia Sandwich with lettuce, tomato, onion, & jalapeno ranch on a baguette

Cold Grilled Chicken CaesarWrap with house made mozzarella in a flour tortilla

Cold Buffalo Chicken Salad Wrap with mixed greens & blue cheese dressing in a flour tortilla

Cold Teriyaki Chicken Wrap marinated chicken, mixed greens, carrots, red onions, & pickled ginger vinegar in a flour tortilla

Cold Grilled Chicken & Fresh Mozzarella Wrap with roasted peppers & basil mayo in a flour tortilla

Cold Turkey Club double decker sandwich on multi grain bread with bacon, lettuce, tomato & mayo

Cold California Turkey Wrap with Monterey Jack cheese, avocado, red onion, & chipotle mayo in a flour tortilla

Cold Ham and Turkey Wrap with swiss, coleslaw, & russian dressing in a flour tortilla

Cold Ham and Swiss Wrap with lettuce, tomato, onion & honey mustard in a flour tortilla

Cold Tuna Salad on baguette roll with mixed greens tossed in balsamic vinaigrette

Dessert


Assortment of Cakes and Pies

includes coffee & tea

$26 per adult
$13 per child
7% NJ state sales tax and 20% service charge are not included


Private Brunch Buffet

(only available for 25 or more guests

Pastry station


Bagels with cream cheese & butter, House Smoked Salmon with capers & red onions, Assortment of mini breakfast pastries(muffins, croissants, danishes), & Seasonal Fruit Platter

Main Course

(choose four)

Asparagus, Cheddar & Onion Frittata

Mushroom, Goat cheese & Tomato Frittata

Scrambled Eggs

Bacon & Breakfast Sausage

Brioche French Toast with syrup on the side

Belgian Waffles with syrup on the side

Baked Penne with ricotta cheese, mozzarella cheese in marinara sauce

Chicken Marsala chicken & wild mushrooms topped with marsala demi glaze

Classic Chicken Parmesan breaded chicken in marinara sauce topped with fresh mozzarella

Chicken Cacciatore with white wine tomato sauce, garlic, peppers, onions

Roast Pork Loin in mushroom gravy

Pepper Steak

Boneless Beef Short Ribs with bordelaise sauce Tilapia Teriyaki with red onion, peppers, carrots, zucchini, house teriyaki

Sides

(choose two)

Yukon Gold Home Fried Potatoes with pepper and onions

Roated Garlic Potato Gratin

Seasonal Vegetables

Green Beans with Almonds

Rice Pilaf

28 per adult
14 per child

*Tax & Gratuity are not included in package price


Omelette station


Made to order omelette station with your own pwersonal chef
Additional Charge: $5.00



Dessert Station

assorted dessert platters & chocolate fountain
Additional $3 per person

Includes juice, coffee & tea
Add Bloody Marys & Mimosas to any brunch package for $5 on consumption

Ask about a Make-Your-Own Mimosa Station

Sunday Brunch Buffet

11 am to 2 pm

The Stage House Tavern Sunday Brunch takes place every Sunday (excluding holidays). The brunch is set up in the Tavern Bar, however, during football season you can find the brunch in the main dining room. The brunch buffet is for all Stage House Tavern guests to enjoy. If you would like a private buffet, please see our private brunch buffet package.

Hot and Cold Buffet


Our buffet will include both selections of delicious breakfast foods and scrumptious lunch entrées. You can expect to find the chef's choice of beef, chicken, seafood and pasta dishes, as well as rice pilaf, and seasonal vegetables. As well as eggs, bacon, sausage, waffles, french toast, and home fries.

In addition to the hot buffet, there is also a cold buffet table consisting of – but not limited to – assorted muffins and danishes, bagels with cream cheese and butter, house smoked salmon, antipasto salad, fruit salad, in addition to our beet salad, garden salad, and Caesar salad.

Omelet Station

Watch our chef cook your made-to-order omelet!
Choose from a variety of fillings and cheeses.

Carving Station

Each week we will feature a chef's selection of meat to be carved at your request.

Assorted Desserts

Our Brunch Buffet has a great variety! You can expect to find an assortment of brownies, cookies, cakes, and pies. And you can’t miss the chocolate fountain with treats such as strawberries and marshmallows for dipping.

Beverages

Unlimited juice, coffee, and hot tea included in the price.
Sodas for $2.50 on consumption.
Add Bloody Mary's & Mimosas to the brunch package for $5 on consumption
Ask about Mimosa Station and Pitchers of Sangria
*Somerset County prohibits the sale of alcohol before 12pm*

$23.95 per adult
$11.95 per child
*Tax & Gratuity are not included in package price

The Happy Hour Package

(only available for 25 or more guests)

Two Hour Open Bar


Call Liquors, Domestic and Imported Beers, House Selection of White & Red Wines and Soft Drinks (shots not included)

Appetizer Buffet

(choose six:)

Vegetable Spring Rolls with side of sweet and spicy Thai sauce

Loaded Nachos Monterey jack & cheddar cheeses, bacon, & ancho-chili cheese sauce

Spinach & Artichoke Dip with crostinis

Chicken Tenders with side of buffalo & bbq sauce

Jumbo Chicken Wings with side of buffalo & bbq sauce

Chicken Empanadas

Mozzarella Sticks with side of marinara sauce (supplemental $1)

Fried Calamari with side of marinara sauce (supplemental $2)

Sticky Sesame Shrimp with sriacha glaze (supplemental $2)

Sausage & Peppers

Pulled Pork with chipotle bbq sauce

Baked Penne with ricotta cheese and mozzarella cheese in marinara sauce

Penne Pasta with roasted peppers & green peas in vodka sauce

Baked Macaroni & Cheese topped with garlic bread crumbs

House-Made Ravioli
Choice of:
Classic Cheese Ravioli
Seafood Ravioli
Meatball Ravioli
Choice of Sauce:
marinara, vodka, four cheese cream,

Classic Chicken Option (supplemental $3)
Choice of:
Chicken Marsala chicken and wild mushrooms topped with marsala demi glaze
Chicken Piccata in lemon caper butter sauce
Classic Chicken Parmesan breaded chicken in marinara sauce topped with fresh mozzarella

36. person

each additional hour of open bar (up to 4 hours):6. person

*Tax & Gratuity are not included in package price

Available Monday through Thursday from 4pm – 8pm
Please Inquire about Weekend Pricing


Stage House Tavern Children’s Menu

*Only Available for Children 12 Years Old and Younger*

Kids Buffet Package

(choose four) Chicken Fingers
Mozzarella Sticks
Mini Pizzas
Nachos
Baked Macaroni & Cheese
Pigs in a Blanket
French Fries


12. per child
*minimum of 25 children
*Tax & Gratuity are not included in package price

Kids 3 Course Sit-Down Menu


Appetizer Course

(select one)

Garden Salad mixed greens tossed in abalsamic vinaigrette topped with shaved red onion, carrots and plum tomatoes
Fresh Fruit Cup assortment of seasonal fruits

Main course

(select four)

Chicken Fingers served with french fries & honey mustard sauce

Fish Sticks served with french fries and tartar sauce

Grilled Chicken Breast sever with whipped potatoes & seasonal vegetables

Baked Macaroni & Cheese housemade cheese sauce baked & topped with garlic bread crumbs

Small Cheese Ravioli with a choice of marinara sauce or four-cheese cream sauce topped with parmesan cheese

Penne Pasta served with a choice of butter or marinara sauce

Dessert Course


Vanilla or Chocolate Ice Cream topped with chocolate sauce

19. per child
*Tax & Gratuity are not included in package prices

Please inquire about our mascot,
Cheddar the Cheesy Horse



Terms Agreement to All Party Packages


7% NJ state sales tax and 20% service charge are not included in any of the package prices*
*excluding all inclusive package

Room minimums do apply to Friday & Saturday night events, they are as follows:
Fireplace Room: $1,200 room minimum (before tax & gratuity) on a Friday & Saturday night
76 Room: $1,800 room minimum (before tax & gratuity) on a Friday & Saturday night
Second Floor Loft: $1,500 room minimum (before tax & gratuity) on a Friday & Saturday night

Menu & Buffet selections are due two weeks prior to your event

A final head count is due twodays prior
The banquet manager is subject to enforcinga guarantee on your party to cover costs of food and service. There will be a head count taken on the day of your event;
you are responsible for paying for all guests accounted for.

$200 deposit is required to hold a room, deposits are nonrefundable
The deposit will be taken off the final check, and the balance will be due at the conclusion of your event.

Bringing your own cake is permitted; we provide a $1 service fee for each slice cut and plated.

Linen Package: We provide complimentary standard rust colored linen napkins; other colors are available for a fee. Linen tablecloths are not included in any package. Prices vary; please inquire.

Decorations are permitted and encouraged. No better way to personalize your party than to add your own personal touches. However, we ask that you not use any confetti.
Use of confetti will incur a $100 charge.

No more than six separate checks for any size party.

Please inform of us of any allergies so we can accommodate you & your guests with ease.

All menus & prices are effective March 2016 and are subject to change at the discretion of Stage House Tavern.


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Fireplace room

The fireplace room is a cozy space with an abundance of light flowing through the windows from the porch during the day.

This newly renovated room can accommodate up to 30 guests at separate tables or 25 guests ata U-shaped table.

There is a $1,200 minimum (before tax & gratutiy) on Friday and Saturday Evening for the Fireplace Room

Somerset Fireplace Room photo 1

Somerset Fireplace Room photo 2

Somerset Fireplace Room photo 3




The Loft

The Loft is on the second floor (no elevator) and can hold up to 50 people with a buffet or 65 people seated.

There is a private bathroom on the second floor.

There is a $1,500 minimum (before tax & gratutiy) on Friday and Saturday Evening for the Loft

 Somerset Loft Room photo 1

Loft Room photo 2

Loft Room photo 3

Loft Room photo 4


The '76 Room

The '76 Room is on the first floor and can hold up to 52 people at separate tables or up to 30 people in a T-shape.

There is a $1,800 minimum (before tax & gratutiy) on Friday and Saturday Evening for the '76 Room

Somerset 76 Room photo 1

Somerset 76 Room photo 2

Somerset 76 Room photo 3


sandwich buffet

raw bar

colorful party

buffet table

main dining room set up for party

red tablecloth party

main dining room buffet

Visit Stage House Catering for Off-Premise catering

Stage House Happenings


Stage House Tavern Somerset Logo

Endless Ravioli Monday

Endless
Ravioli Monday

Try One or
Try Them All!

Only $15.5 per person

(Served Inside Only)

Click Here for
Endless Ravioli Monday Details


$5 Martinis on Tuesday

Tini-Tuesdays



On Tuesdays, any martini on our list is only $5



Happy Hour every day 4 to 6

Happy Hour



Join us for Happy Hour EVERY DAY at the bar from 4pm to 6pm

Enjoy $1 off all drinks* and we have specially priced appetizers just for you.

(*except martinis on Tini Tuesday)

Live music by DNA on the Patio every Thursday

Island Thursday


DNA

on the patio
6:30 to 9:30

Live Music at the Stage House Tavern

Live Music
Every
Friday and Saturday

6:30 to 9:30

Click Here for our
Complete Music Schedule


Kids eat free on Wednesdays at the Stage House Tavern in SOmerset

Kids Eat Free
Wednesdays!


Kids under 12 eat from from the kid's menu every Wednesday from 4pm to Close

(limit 2 kids per adult)

Catering and Banquets

Parties


We can host your event in one of our banquet rooms or we can cater it in your location.

Contact our Event Manager, Kelsie Sturmfels at 732.873 3990 to plan the perfect party.


Our Mission

We are committed to providing the highest quality food and service at a tremendous value in a beautiful setting

Stage House Tavern
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