Policies

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Our policies.

Designed to maintain a classic ambiance, our dress codes and club policies are part of what defines the Duquesne Club’s legacy.

Dress Code

In keeping with the formal atmosphere of the Duquesne Club, members and their guests are always required to wear conservative clothing in good taste.

Club Casual Attire

Includes collared shirts, turtleneck sweaters, or knit or golf type shirts with collars, tucked into tailored trousers or khakis. Women may wear blouses or sweaters with tailored skirts or slacks.

Acceptable in the Billiard Room Bar, Cigar Bar, Garden Patio, Pine Room, Reading Room, Health & Fitness (casual and fitness attire permitted), and check-in and check-out for overnight accommodations.

Club Traditional Attire

Includes coat and tie for men and comparable attire for women.
Required in the Grille Room for lunch, Duquesne Room & Library after 5:00 p.m. Private Dining Rooms & Suites Attire
Dress code determined by the host.

Unacceptable Attire

Includes jeans, denim, tee shirts, sweatshirts, shorts, mini-skirts or very short dresses, athletic clothing and athletic shoes (except in Health & Fitness), leggings, spandex, informal leather attire, halter tops, casual hats, casual sandals, hiking boots and recreational footwear.

No one will be admitted to the Club in unacceptable attire.

Cell Phone Usage

Talking on cell phones is prohibited in areas commonly enjoyed by other members, including corridors, lounges (including the Reading Room), ´ à la carte dining rooms, bars, elevators, rest rooms, exercise rooms, and the Barber Shop.  Talking on cell phones is permitted in enclosed phone booths and stationary courtesy phone locations, private dining rooms, private suites, hotel rooms and locker rooms.

Text messaging and silent reading of materials displayed on cell phones, tablet size computers, and electronic readers are permitted in public areas.

To protect the privacy of members, camera and videotaping features of cell phones may not be used in any area.

Business Documents

Members and guests wishing to examine the contents of briefcases, review business documents with another person, and use laptop computers may do so only in private dining rooms, private suites, courtesy booths, the Founders Room and Library when not in use, and the Health & Fitness dining room and lounge area. Business documents may not be reviewed with another person in ´à la carte dining rooms, lounges (including the Reading Room), or corridors.

Smoking

Smoking is only  in the following areas of the Club: First Floor Bar (members and their guests enjoying food and beverage service only – not banquet attendees) and designated hotel rooms.

Smoking is not permitted in any other area of the Club, including private and non-private dining rooms, the Reading Room, the Library, the Billiards Room, corridors, rest rooms, and elevators.

Exceptions may be made at the discretion of Club management for events that include cigar smoking for fundraisers conducted by nonprofit and charitable organizations. The event must meet all criteria of Pennsylvania Bill No. 246.

These guidelines are subject to change to comply with Allegheny County’s and/or Pennsylvania’s smoking ordinances.

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