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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

Mexican Family Night- July 25th, 2012

As a native of Puebla in central Mexico, Chef Nestor was more than prepared for our Mexican Family Night. While the kids filled up on homemade tortilla chips and quesadillas, the adults enjoyed traditional Mexican dishes such as Chicken Mole… read more

Jimmy Valvano Kids Klassic- July 13th-14th, 2012

On July 13-14th, the University Club participated in the 27th renewal of the Jim Valvano Kids Klassic golf fundraiser at the Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club for our second straight year. The event raised approximately $190,000 for Duke Children’s… read more

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