Campus News

Boone Center Terrace Open to All UK Faculty and Staff in June


LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 14, 2011) − The terrace at the University of Kentucky's Hilary J. Boone Center is open for lunch to all UK faculty and staff during the month of June, with no membership required. The outdoor space offers a casual dining experience perfect for a quick meal or a lunch meeting.

"It's a great place to meet for lunch because it's centrally located on campus and has an outstanding, fast-casual cuisine prepared by our culinary team led by Chef Seth Russell," said Boone Center Director Gerald Marvel. "We're making it available to all faculty and staff in June to offer them the opportunity to rediscover the Boone Center.”

A casual, quick-service menu is offered for terrace visitors, including spring rolls, tempura fried pickles, the Boone Center Burger, chicken salad with fruit, grilled vegetable panini and quiche Lorraine. Guests can also order from the more extensive regular menu that includes crispy organic chicken, shrimp and grits, tamarind glazed mahi-mahi and more.

The Hilary J. Boone Center, located at 510 Rose street in the heart of campus is one of Lexington's premiere meeting and dining facilities for UK alumni, faculty and staff. The center is ideal for meetings, banquets, cocktail parties, wedding receptions and other special events. The Boone Center is open for lunch 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday for members and their guests, one Sunday each month for Sunday Brunch, and for special member events throughout the year. The center is available for special event bookings for members and UK  departments. Visit the Boone Center’s website at or call (859) 257-1133 for more information.