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Private Events: It’s the Little Things

Published on Jan 24, 2015 under News, Uncategorized

Allison-Powers-199x300HOW WE STARTED

Eshcelon Experience was founded by Gaurav “G” Patel in 2006 with the purpose of developing and delivering exciting and unique hospitality concepts to the Raleigh-Durham area.

Eschelon Experiences is currently comprised of six different restaurants throughout the Triangle.  Beginning with Mura in 2006, we have expanded to include The Oxford and Zinda New Asian, both on Fayetteville Street in Raleigh, NC; Cameron Bar & Grill and Faire Steak & Seafood, both located in Cameron Village; and Basan: Bull City Sushi, our first venture in Durham opening soon.

As a company, we thrive on creating a unique and memorable experience for each guest.  We place a premium on creating inventive dishes, themes, and décor – never settling for the expected.  Eschelon’s innovative design and customer connection combine for an experience that is not found anywhere else in the Triangle.


If you’re looking for a place to host an event in Raleigh, NC turn to the party planning experts at Eschelon Experiences.  With a range of special and palatial options throughout the Triangle, you’ll find our event spaces create the perfect atmosphere for whatever you’re planning.

Flexibility is the name of our game.  With several off-site connections, Eschelon Experiences is able to cater to almost any size event that you are planning.  Have a unique palate?  With Eschelon’s variety of restaurant menus, we allow you to mix and match dishes so that no craving is left unfulfilled.

We have several full-time event planners on staff to help make your special occasion a success. We’ll work with you to coordinate seating, drinks, a dinner menu, and whatever other details you may want, ensuring everything is catered to your desires and preferences.


We won’t leave you hanging with vague details regarding our awesome staff, space, and food.  Here are some specifics on our restaurant that have awesome private space:

The Oxford:  Located in the heart of downtown Raleigh, The Oxford is the area’s only English Pub restaurant.

Menu: We deliver an upscale twist on classic pub fare, specializing in high-quality, British-inspired cuisine, featuring a hearty menu of tasty appetizers, greens, burgers, and traditional favorites like fish and chips and shepherd’s pie.

Design: The Oxford is one of the largest and most versatile event venues in the Triangle area.  Rich, dark woods, leather seating, and British-inspired details create the perfect backdrop for family reunions, receptions, business functions and more.

Private Parlor Room: Our private room can fit up to 37 seated or 80 standing.  The room is equipped with a complete audio/visual setup; featuring a retractable 72” HDTV and its own full bar.  The room has a decorative fireplace, leather sofas, and privacy screens.

Main Dining Room: The main area of The Oxford can fit up to 80 seated or 275 standing.  It is one of the only venues in downtown Raleigh that can accommodate parties of 200+.

To learn more about The Oxford, please visit or call 919.832.6622

Zinda New Asian: Opened in August 2012, Zinda combines a variety of tastes and flavors to create exciting dishes that heighten the senses.  Our goal is to provide traditional Asian dishes created from deeply rooted recipes, using authentic ingredients.  Located in the heart of Downtown on Fayetteville Street, the energy of the city makes Zinda come alive.

Menu: Boasting an inventive menu featuring Chinese, Malaysian, Indian, Thai, Vietnamese, Indonesian, and other Asian cuisines, Zinda offers delicious food flavored to perfection and an atmosphere unlike any other in Raleigh.

Design: Zinda is a cutting edge venue with two floors, two bars, three hundred seats, and can tailor your experience with us to fit your group’s event needs.  Our two private dining rooms are equipped with state of the art audiovisual and teleconferencing capabilities. Zinda’s amenities are the perfect venue for whatever get together you may be envisioning.

Mezzanine: The Upper Mezzanine can fit up to 80 seated or 150 standing.  This area is ideal for business meetings, intimate occasions and sophisticated entertainment with multiple seating options.  Special requests can be arranged, and audio/visual equipment is provided to help your event run seamlessly and professionally.

Private Room: This room can fit up to 60 seated or 80 standing and is ideal for private dinners and intimate gatherings.  Equipped with audio/visual capabilities, the Private Room is perfect for business meetings with multiple seating options.

The Cave: Subtly tucked away behind the main bar, this area can fit up to 15 seated or 30 standing.  Its features include individual private booths as well as a connecting lounge available for after work socials or weekend cocktails.

 To learn more about Zinda New Asian, please visit or call 919.825.0995.

Faire Steak & Seafood:  To call Faire a “surf and turf” restaurant would only be scratching the surface.  Our commitment to cooking with fresh, locally-influenced ingredients means our food is anything but standard – it’s “new American” dining with local flair.

Menu: Faire serves up everything from chilled oyster appetizers to crab cake-topped salads to NY strip steaks.  Our menu is filled with delectable options to suit any appetite.

Design: “Our design for Faire references the mid-century roots of the Cameron Village area.  We have drawn our color palette from popular textiles and interior trends from the 1940’s and 50’s, and selected “Eames-era” furniture with a modern-day twist.  Many custom elements have been built specifically for the space to give it a one-of-a-kind aesthetic, and to ensure it is a place that patrons will remember for many reasons.  Faire leverages a rich combination of vintage details, modern textures, and rhythmic patterns that add up to an open, optimistic space that’s all about comfort and style” – Laut Design

Private Room: We offer Raleigh, NC private dining to the residents of Cameron Village and the greater Triangle community, with both indoor and outdoor spaces to choose from.  Faire’s event space alloys for 40 standing or 20 seated and features AV hookups for presentations, slideshows, music and more.

To learn more about Faire Steak & Seafood visit or call 919.307.3583.

With Eschelon Experiences’ wide range of menu selections, designs, and spatial amenities, there are options for any sort of event you may be holding.  Our full time event coordinators are always available to assist you every step of the way.  Whether you’re interested in catering service at our restaurant or a venue of your choosing, our team of servers, bartenders and other staff is here to help you make your event a success.

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