event hosting

zest kitchen & bar is the ideal location to host your event. we have space to accommodate large and small events including group dining and parties.

venue use & catering menu

our space is the perfect location for your next event. available sunday evenings for private events (for a small fee) and seven days a week for events ranging from corporate lunches to birthday parties, our mezzanine can seat up to 35 guests, the cocktail area comfortably fits 50 and either can be booked with ease – sometimes at no cost, or a $200 deposit plus a $50 refundable consultation fee. 

below you can find information on the space, available menu and more & when ready to book, email danielle at events@zestslc.com to have questions answered and for some help on the process of getting the party started! we do require a $50 deposit, fully refundable after booking with us.

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zest group dining bar

what we're good at  

  • group dining 

  • corporate lunches

  • meetings & events

  • fundraising events – we donate up to 15% of our proceeds to the cause

  • birthdays, rehearsal dinners, receptions and more

zest kitchen & bar is the ideal location to host your event. we have space to accommodate large and small functions in either our upper dining area, bar & lounge area or the entire restaurant. our menu items are flavorful with healthy vegan & vegetarian offerings that are all 100% gluten-free. our convenient location in downtown Salt Lake City is near the freeway and makes it easy to reach us from any part of the city, by way of car or public transportation.

we’re a versatile bunch here at zest, and we welcome any event that can benefit from our atmosphere, food, and drink selection. whether they’re pre-wedding parties, charity fundraisers, birthdays, anniversaries, receptions, graduation parties, business affairs, or holiday parties (to name a few) we're more than happy to accommodate.

zest event hosting mezzanine



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while we know zest is great, we prefer to let our great features do the talking:

vegetarian group events
  • globally inspired, plant based cuisine, featuring organic, local, and sustainable ingredients.

  • our bar selection offers fresh ingredients combined with organic and/or local spirits in our specialty cocktails.

  • we have one of the largest selection of organic wines, beers, and spirits available in Utah.

  • professionals on hand to help compose a custom menu and/or specialty cocktails.

  • a contemporary atmosphere that lends itself to any event regardless of the formality, function, or needs of a group.

  • a superior sound system with DJ booth and dance area.

  • zest is well suited for any size event with separate cocktail, bar and restaurant areas.

take out group plates & catering:

want to bring zest to your function or party? consider ordering off of our group plates menu that’s made many of our most notable menu items available in party sized portions. or if you need something a little more customized to your needs, we welcome catering orders. simply call* and pick up your order.

catering menu

*please note: there is a 1-3 day minimum order time for larger custom catering orders. 

gluten free group event dessert
As a gluten-free vegetarian, this restaurant is obviously a really stellar choice. But meat eaters will definitely find that the food is diverse and flavorful and can fill you up.
— Kelly L.

start planning your event

For questions about parties of 20 or more, please contact danielle via email 


OR for parties smaller than 20 click here to make a reservation