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Private Dining at elements

Entertain your guests and clients at elements. As with our main dining room, our private dining areas embody our naturalistic philosophy and offer unrivaled comfort, elegance and functionality.

Executive Dining

elements meets the challenges of executive dining, offering an atmosphere that is conducive to conversation yet discreet, and an event staff that is intelligent, informed and deferential so as to best anticipate your needs. Our distinctive Interpretative-American cuisine and remarkable, memorable menu conveys that the restaurant has been chosen as a compliment to your guests.

Private Dining

Whether celebrating a special moment with family, friends or business associates, the elements team ensures every detail of your dining experience – from the atmosphere, service, food, wine – charm and satisfy your guests.


Space Options

Minimums: All private dining at elements carry food and beverage minimums. If the final bill falls below the minimum, the remaining balance is converted to a room fee.

All parties of 7 or more will be seated in our private dining room.


Small Private Dining Room

• Accommodates groups up to 10

Large Private Dining Room

• Accommodates groups up to 20 guests

Small & Large Private Dining Room

• Accommodates groups up to 30 guests

Main Dining Room

• Accommodates groups up to 40 guests


Menu Options

Menu items are subject to change due to daily market decisions. With advance notice, our event team will gladly work with you to accommodate any requests or dietary restrictions of guests.

*Group menus may not be available on holidays or Princeton University reunions and commencement weekend when pre-fix menus are in effect.*


$75 per guest – Three Course Menu (only available Wednesday through Thursday)
$89 per guest – Four Course Tasting Menu (choice of two to three items per course)
$129 per guest – Five Course Tasting Menu  (choice of two items per course)
$165 per guest – Eight Course Tasting Menu
$199 per guest – 15-Course Chef’s Tasting Menu


Our Wine Director is available to help you select wine that best complements your menu and your budget. We also offer wine pairings with our tasting menus.

Non-Alcoholic Beverages

Non-alcoholic beverages including still and sparkling water, soda, fresh brewed coffees, espresso-based coffee beverages and assorted teas can be priced a la carte or via an arranged package.
• $7 Non-Alcoholic Beverage Package - non-alcoholic drink package to include all soft drinks, juice, brewed coffee and tea (package excludes bottled still & sparkling, mocktails, cappuccino and espresso)


Venue Highlights

  • Critical acclaim from Esquire, New Jersey Monthly, Wine Spectator, Edible Jersey, among others

  • Proclaimed by The New York Times as a “Don’t Miss,” the newspaper’s highest rating

  • Ranked #23 by Opinionated About Dining’s Top 100 Restaurants, 2013 and 2015; ranked #20 in 2014

  • Heralded by New York Magazine’s Grub Street as offering ‘A Michelin-Caliber Experience in Suburban New Jersey’ in August 2015

  • Consecutively named to NJ Monthly’s Top 25 Restaurants list from 2009 – 2022

  • Chef Scott Anderson named as semi-finalist for Best Mid-Atlantic Chef by the James Beard Foundation in 2013, 2014, 2015

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi connectivity and flat screen TVs with presentation capabilities available in private dining spaces

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