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Duckhorn Wine Dinner

Join us for an evening with Duckhorn, and explore fine food and wine pairings from their extensive portfolio. David Sloane with Mutual Distributing will be accompined by special guest Scott Finaly, Mid-Atlantic Sales Manager for Duckhorn Wine Company. Throught the… read more

Come Beat the Heat

Summer is in full swing, but there are few better ways to stay cool than our weekly Family Night Buffet, offered each Wednesday 6-8:30 pm. Still just $18++ for adults, and $15++ for Seniors. Make your reservations today!… read more

Club Closed for Fourth of July

The University Club is closed from July 2 to July 7 for the Fourth of July Holiday. We will resume normal business hours on Wednesday, July 8. Have a safe and happy Independence Day.… read more

Tequila Dinner- Friday, August 9th, 2013

What a fun night of music, cocktails and cuisine!
To help set the mood we enlisted our friend’s from American Party Rentals who provided fun and colorful linens, napkins, glassware and chargers. As guests entered the beautifully colored dining room,… read more

Club Art Walk- June 14, 2013

On this beautiful Friday evening in Durham we kicked off the weekend right!
Our city is rich with culture and heritage. So we decided to bring the community’s deeply rooted art scene to the University Club in our first, but… read more

Mother’s Day Brunch- May 12th, 2013

The Club’s annual Mother’s Day Brunch is one of the best ways to celebrate your loved ones and we did our best to help you say “thank you mom!”
Chef Ian prepared our seemingly ‘never ending’ holiday buffet, complete with… read more

Whiskey Dinner- April 26th, 2013

On Friday, April 26th, 2013 the Club hosted it’s first ever Whiskey Dinner. The evening was complete with Dixieland music from the Bloomsbury Boys and 4 courses of exquisite food paired with top shelf whisk(e)ys.
Chef Ian prepared creative hors… read more

NACE March Meeting- March 12th, 2013

On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013 the University Club hosted it’s first ever Triangle NACE chapter meeting! Proud member’s of NACE, and on the coat tails of our NACE award for Best Themed Food and Beverage Event, we pulled out all… read more

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

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    Kelly Santel

    Kelly Santel

    Owner, Managing Partner

     

     

     

    • 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