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Valentine’s Dinner- February 14th, 2013

Love was in the air this Valentine’s Day at the Club. 
Members turned out in record numbers with their loved ones and enjoyed an exquisite evening of romance. 
Chef Nestor and his team prepared an amazing four course dinner. Crowd… read more

March Madness Membership Drive

March is membership drive month at the Club!
Members who refer new applicants receive a $300 food and beverage credit and bonus gift, and new applicants receive waived initiation fees and their first month free!
We have also instated a… read more

Spanish Family Night Buffet & Wine Tasting- January, 30th, 2013

In honor of the Spanish holiday of Epiphany, the Club hosted it’s own Spanish Feast on Wednesday, January 30th, 2013. 
This month’s themed Family Night was a huge hit with the adults as Josh Gangway from Empire Distributors joined us… read more

Santa Brunch- December 16th, 2012

On his way up the east cost Santa was kind enough to make a stop in Durham, more specifically to the Club!
Chef Nestor prepared his customarily over the top holiday brunch buffet.
Members enjoyed Belgian Waffles and Omelets to… read more

Fullsteam Beer Dinner- October 26th, 2012

On Friday, October 26th, 2012 the Club hosted it’s first ever Beer Dinner. With sustainability in mind we partnered with local Durham brew masters-Fullsteam Brewery. 
Guests arrived into our Main Dining Room, which was set in a rustic fall theme… read more

True Blue Golf Classic- October 22nd, 2012

Our friends at Duke Women’s Basketball hosted the Fifth Annual True Blue Golf Classic at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Course to help raise funds for this year’s upcoming season. In support of our local team the University Club… read more

Celebrity Big Wig Out- October 12th, 2012

The Duke Cancer Patient Support Program hosted the Big Wig Out event to celebrate self-expression and self-image for oncology patients, at Bay 7 in Durham. The University Club provided a Southern California inspired Farrah Fawcett themed station which offered made-to-0rder… read more

French Family Night Buffet and Wine Tasting- September 26th, 2012

Back by popular demand, the Club hosted this week’s Family Night Buffet with a French twist. Classic French dishes including Coq au Vin, Beef Bourguignon and Sweet Crepes paired great with our complimentary French wine tasting courtesy of Empire Distributors. … read more

Italian Family Night- August 29th, 2012

Wednesday nights always mean Family Night at the University Club, but this time our chef added an Italian twist. As guests arrived, wonderful flowers adorned with artichokes, from Floral Dimensions, greeted them. Classic Italian dishes such as Chicken Parmesan, Lasagna… read more

Brian Mullins Photography Photo Shoot- July 29th, 2012

Long overdue, the University Club reached out to Brian Mullins Photography for an in depth shoot of our food, staff, venue and anything else Brian deemed photo worthy. To help accentuate the beauty of the Club we included a few… read more

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    • I’ve worked at the Club since 2001, going from server to owner
    • I brew my own beer
    • I’m an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan
    • Cookies should be their own food group
    • The perfect afternoon: taking my daughter to the playground
    • I’ve had gray hair since age 12
    • My favorite book is Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon
    • I’d love to have a beer with Bill Murray
    • I make a mean chili