Frequently Asked Questions
Who owns the club?
The 1818 Club is a Member-owned, non-profit corporation. The Board is elected annually by the members. The Board will select a five person Executive Committee. The Executive Committee supervises Club management and is responsible for the Club’s daily operations.
What is the dress code?
The Board of Directors emphasizes the importance of maintaining the dignity and tastefulness of the club at all times. Members are encouraged to dress in a manner befitting a distinguished organization showing respect for the Club and their fellow members. Business casual or coat and tie are appropriate and preferred. Tasteful denim is acceptable in the Bar & Grill. Beachwear, shorts, flip flops, athletic shoes and t-shirts are not appropriate. It is the member’s responsibility to inform guests of the dress code.
Can someone else use my account without me being present?
Each member is allowed four unattended guest passes per year. Your guest must abide by Club rules and dress code. Your guests’ charges can be applied to your account or they may be paid by credit card. You are responsible for all charges to your membership account.
What is the service charge?
20% in the main dining room, the bar & grill and banquets. They are automatically applied to your bill.
Can non-members book the private rooms?
See section under link for Private Events and Policies
What is the minimum spending requirement?
Your account will be billed a quarterly minimum usage charge of $60 if you do not use the Club during a given quarter. The $60 charge is reduced or totally eliminated based on usage during the quarter. Only food and beverage charges may offset this minimum. You are billed according to the first letter of your last name as follows:
A-G will be billed in January, April, July & October
H-O will be billed in February, May, August & November
P-Z will be billed in March, June, September & December
For example, a January 31 billing will cover the quarter November, December & January.
Is The 1818 Club a part of the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce?
While we share the same building at 6500 Sugarloaf Parkway, The 1818 Club is a separate entity with its own membership and governance. Membership in the Gwinnett Chamber of Commerce does not imply any rights of access to or participation in The 1818 Club or vice versa.
When do I begin to pay monthly dues?
Dues for The 1818 Club will begin on the day of your election into the Club.
What is the smoking policy?
The 1818 Club is a smoke free environment. Smoking is not be allowed in any area of the club at any time. Additionally, as indicated on the outside building signage, smoking is not allowed on the grounds.
What is the guest policy?
Members may bring guests to the Club at any time provided the guest is accompanied by the host member. Feel free to bring guests to special events, functions, the bar & grill and so forth. Members are responsible for all charges incurred by their guests.
How can I terminate my membership?
Members may resign by giving written notice to the Club. The effective date of resignation will be 60 days after the Club receives the written notice.
Is there a Holiday fund?
The members have the option to contribute to a Holiday fund. The fund is distributed to the entire Club staff. The $35 amount appears on your October statement. You may call accounting and change or decline this amount.