Durham, NC – November 10, 2017:   Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, the premier AAA Four Diamond luxury inn and golf club located on the campus of Duke University in Durham, North Carolina, is hosting a series of events this holiday season, including events to create the perfect ambiance for Thanksgiving, afternoon tea, Christmas and New Year’s Eve.

These holiday events are hosted by the Fairview Dining Room, a AAA Four Diamond and Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star rated restaurant, the Presidents Ballroom and Vista Restaurant. To make reservations, please visit the respective registration links provided below, or call 919.493.6699.

 

Thanksgiving Day – A Splendid Feast

When:                   Thursday, November 23 with seatings at noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Where:                 The Presidents Ballroom at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

What:                    Gather around the table for a day of family, friends and feasting, with a special Thanksgiving Day spread at the Presidents Ballroom. This decadent spread features: herb roasted heritage turkey and slow roasted steamship of angus beef accompanied by herb & dijon sweet potato salad, smoked apple & raisin chutney, southern cornbread dressing, broccoli & cauliflower gratin and other delicious dishes. The meal will close with seasonal favorites from the pastry team, for an all-around feast that will leave you celebrating new and old traditions.

 

The feast is $82 per person, $25 per child between the ages of six and twelve, 5

and under are free.

Reservations:    Visit Eventville or call 919.493.6699

 

Faithful Friends – The Holiday Tea

When:                   Friday, November 24 to Sunday, January 7 from 2:30-4:30 p.m.

Where:                 The Fairview Dining Room at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

What:                    Even after Thanksgiving, continue expressing your thanks for near and dear faithful friends during afternoon tea in the Fairview Dining Room. A wide selection of teas from The Republic of Tea will be available alongside a variety of finger sandwiches, homemade scones and handcrafted sweets. Adults will also have the option to enhance tea service with a glass of bubbly, for added holiday cheer.

 

Tea is $32 per adult and $16 per child between the ages of six and twelve.

Reservations:     Visit OpenTable or call 919.493.6699

 

Christmas Eve – Brunch

When:                   Sunday, December 24 from 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Where:                 The Fairview Dining Room at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

What:                    Celebrate Christmas Eve, good tidings and great cuisine with the Fairview Dining Room and Executive Chef Jason Cunningham’s masterful creations.

 

Begin your Christmas Eve by indulging in delicious traditional brunch items and seasonal dishes as live holiday music fills the Fairview Dining Room. Relish in the winter menu for brunch, featuring traditional brunch dishes with flavorful holiday favorites, from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Reservations:    Reservations do not open until Friday, November 24.

Visit OpenTable or call 919.493.6699

 

Sugar Plum Tea – A Festive Christmas Eve Tea

When:                   Sunday, December 24 from 12-3:30 p.m.

Where:                 The Vista Restaurant at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

What:                    Before or after brunch, savor the enchanted Sugar Plum Tea in the Vista

Restaurant. Featuring hot cider, hot chocolate and traditional tea selections,

paired with a delectable, sugar-coated dessert table, children and adults alike

are sure to indulge in the sweetness of Christmas spirit. And as you depart,

don’t forget your gingerbread cookie from Santa.

Tea is $35 per adult and $18 per child between the ages of six and twelve.

Reservations:    Visit OpenTable or call 919.493.6699

 

Christmas Eve Dinner – A Merry Meal in the Fairview Dining Room

When:                   Sunday, December 24 from 5:30-9 p.m.

Where:                 The Fairview Dining Room at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

What:                    Then, in the evening from 5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., come see what special menu

items everyone is clamoring about when it comes to Chef Jason’s intimate and

delicious, four course Christmastime dinner. You and your guest will be left with

an unforgettable evening of fine dining, in the Fairview Dining Room, local

cuisine and unmatched hospitality.

Dinner is $82 per person and a children’s menu will be available, $25 per child

between the ages of six and twelve, 5 and under are free.

Reservations:    Reservations do not open until Friday, November 24.

Visit OpenTable or call 919.493.6699

 

Christmas Dinner – A Joyful Holiday Feast

When:                   Monday, December 25 with seatings at noon, 3 p.m. and 6 p.m.

Where:                 The Presidents Ballroom at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

What:                    Welcomed by the comfort, joy and all the merriment of the season, enjoy a savory spread of holiday fare and southern classics along with traditional sides and holiday favorites in the Presidents Ballroom. This holiday themed feast will come to a close with the perfect magical dessert, so be sure to save room.

Dinner is $85 per adult, $25 per child between the ages of six and twelve, 5 and

under are free.

Reservations:     Call 919.493.6699

 

Countdown to 2018 – A Sophisticated New Year’s Eve Dinner

When:                   Sunday, December 31 from 5:30-10:30 p.m.

Where:                 The Fairview Dining Room at Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

What:                    Reflect on the memories of 2017 and welcome 2018 with an elegant New Year’s Eve dinner in the Fairview Dining Room. Masterfully prepared by Executive Chef Jason Cunningham, this exquisite four-course meal will be among an ambiance of celebratory balloons, top hats, tiaras, candlelight and piano tunes. With full stomachs and hearts, we invite guests to ring in the new year at the Inn through booking an overnight. Dinner is $75 per person and your reservation comes with a special room rate of $139.

Reservations:    Reservations do not open until Friday, November 24.

Visit OpenTable or call 919.493.6699

To learn more information about The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club, including its upcoming events, please visit www.washingtondukeinn.com.

About The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club

The Washington Duke Inn & Golf Club is located on the campus of Duke University, only twenty minutes from Raleigh-Durham International Airport and ten minutes from Research Triangle Park. The Washington Duke Inn is the original AAA Four Diamond hotel in Durham, North Carolina. Nestled on 300 acres filled with tall pines and hardwoods, the Inn is known for its beautiful facility and grounds, 271 elegantly appointed guest rooms and suites, marvelous cuisine in the Fairview Dining Room — winner of the AAA Four Diamond Award, Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star Award and Wine Spectator Award of Excellence — the Bull Durham Bar, the Robert Trent Jones-designed 18-hole championship Duke University golf course, and its convenience to local points of interest. It is set apart from other area hotels and conference centers by unparalleled service, a gracious staff, luxurious interiors and attention to detail. The Inn is owned by Duke University and is managed by WDI Hospitality, LLC of Durham, North Carolina. For more information or reservations call (919) 490-0999 or (800) 443-3853, or by visiting washingtondukeinn.com, Facebook at facebook.com/WashingtonDukeInn, Twitter at twitter.com/WashingtonDuke and Instagram at instagram.com/WashingtonDukeInn.

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