The Evening


An explosive mix of music….comedy and drama.

The On-Air Reception

5:30 - 7:00 PM
Radio waves set the stage showcasing an array of iconic cocktails paired with a wonderful selection of the Chef’s Hors D’oeuvres.
Garden Patio - Founders Room

THE DINNER- In Four Courses

7:00 - 8:00 PM Executive Chef Mike Caudill has dialed-in a seasonal menu with the best from the land & sea.


8:00 - 9:00 PM
An exclusive dinner theater performance in the style of a Midnight Radio Production.

THE ART – In 6 Limited Edition Prints

8:00 - 9:00 PM
To commemorate the Duquesne Club’s 150-year anniversary - 6 one of a kind Giclee fine arts prints have been created as a limited-edition series. Each print is limited to only 10 editions.

The selections


An inspiration of the season. Classical cuisine with a modern flair.


Salmon Mousse on Potato with Creme Fraiche.

Buffalo Mozzarella & Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto on French Bread Crisp.

Princess Pouches with Chicken & Smoked Cheese.

Skewered Lamb Sausage, Mint-Sour Cream Dipping Sauce.

Shrimp & Artichoke Quiche in Tomato Basil Pastry Shell.

Wild Mushroom Croquette


Rustic Breads & House made Lahvosh with Butter Rosettes.

Mixed Seasonal Greens and Frisée, Strawberries, Blackberries, Crumbled Goat Cheese & Spiced Walnuts. Poppyseed Vinaigrette.


Roasted Pineapple Grits. Almond Crusted Avocado, Medley of Edamame & Hearts of Palm.

Braised Boneless Short Rib of Beef & Pan Seared Crab Cake, Wild Mushroom Braising Jus. Medley of Spring Vegetables, White & Wild Rice Pilaf.


Chocolate Dipped Macaroons adorned with the Duquesne Club 150 Year and Women of the Club Commemorative logos.

Coffee, Tea, Decaf

150 Years in twelve cocktails with a blast-off into the future

The art of the cocktail


Old Fashion

1 teaspoon of simple syrup
2 dashes of Angosturo bitters
Slice of orange peel, including pith
2oz rye or bourbon
1 maraschino cherry

French 75

1 oz Gin
½ oz Lemon Juice, freshly squeezed
½ oz Simple Syrup
3 ounces Champagne (or other sparkling wine)
Garnish: lemon twist

Hemmingway Daiquiri

 2 ounces white rum
1/2 ounce Luxardo maraschino liqueur
1/2 ounce freshly squeezed grapefruit juice
3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
1/4 ounce simple syrup
Lime wheel, for garnish


2oz rye or bourbon

1oz sweet vermouth (Carpano Antica Formula)

2 dashes of Angostura bitters

4 drops of cherry juice (optional)

1 maraschino cherry (preferably Luxardo), for garnish

Vodka Martini

3 ounces of vodka
1 ounce of dry vermouth
3 olives

Whiskey Sour

2 ounces whiskey (some prefer bourbon, I like rye)
3/4 ounce simple syrup (1:1 ratio sugar:water)
3/4 ounce lemon juice
1 egg white

Vesper Martini

3 Parts Gin
1 part Vodka
1 splash of Lillet Blanc
Served up in a Martini glass with a twist of lemon
Shakin not Stirred

Harvey Wallbanger

1 and ½ ounce of vodka
½ ounce of Galliano liqueur
4 ounces of orange juice
Orange slice or cherry garnish

Long Island Ice Tea

1/2 oz light rum
1/2 oz gin
1/2 oz vodka
1/2 oz tequila
1/2 triple sec
1 oz sour mix
Top off with Cola
Garnish with lemon wedge



2 oz vodka
1/2 oz triple sec
3/4 oz cranberry juice
1/2 oz fresh lime juice
Garnish with orange twist

Aperol Spritz

2 oz. Aperol
3 oz. prosecco
2 oz. (or a splash, or a top off) club soda
orange slices


3/4-ounce gin
3/4 ounce Campari

3/4 ounce sweet vermouth  (Carpano Antica Formula)
orange peel (for garnish)

Blue Moon

2 ounces high-quality gin
1/2 ounce Creme de Violette
1/2 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
Garnish: lemon twist

Lunar & Tonic

Hendrick's Lunar 50ml
Tonic Water 150ml
3 Thinly Sliced Rounds of Cucumber
Twist Of Black Pepper

Lost In Space Martini

4 oz of Orange Vodka
1 oz of Triple Sec
1 oz of tang powdered soft drink
Roll rim of glass in additional Tang 

Fashion Code


Six limited edition fine art prints

Commemorative Art

Midnight Radio is on the air

Program Timeline


Introducing the Duquesne Club Players and the evening’s performance.

Commercial Break

Duquesne Club Cigars

Henry Clay Frick endorses the world’s finest cigars.

Act 1

Lifestyles of the Rich and Industrious

Radio Host Robin Leach profiles some of the club’s most famous members, including John Ricketson, George Westinghouse, and DC architect Benno Jannsen, and shows off the insides of this magnificent facility.

Acto 2

Celebrity News Ticker with Bessie Bramble

Journalist Bessie Bramble features the inside scoop from some of DC’s hottest celebrity guests, including President Grant, Buffalo Bill, President Nixon and King Charles.

Acto 3

Real Housewives of Industry

A behind the scenes look at the women behind some of the greatest men of all time, including, Adelaide Frick, Louise Carnegie, Marguerite Westinghouse and Ann Childs Schaffer Phipps.

Commercial Break

Duquesne Club Whiskey

Women of the Club founding members endorse the finest whiskey this side of the Ohio River.

Act 4

Herbert Hoover Broadcasts from the Club

Honoring the event that took place on January 16, 1921, in support of Herbert Hoover’s American Relief Fundraising Dinner.

Acto 5

Virginia Spot and The Debutantes

Celebrating the club’s long history of supporting the debutantes of Pittsburgh.

Commercial Break

Women of the Club Parfume

Inspired by the groundbreaking women who formed this club.

Act 6

Duquesne Club of the Future

In the style of The Twilight Zone, we peer through the hands of time and get a glimpse of the club 150 years from today.

Musical Break

The Stainless-Steel Singers with special guests The Smog Brothers.

Game Show

Select members of the audience representing the clubs are brought to the stage to participate in this lively gameshow.

Sign Off

The Duquesne Club Player’s finale.

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