Lake Washington Institute of Technology Kicks Off 2016 Wine Dinner Series With Early Valentine’s Day Event


Leslie ShattuckExecutive Director/Executive Communications Officer(425) 739-8236

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Kirkland, Wash. – Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech), the only public institute of technology in Washington state, will kick-off its 2016 Wine Dinner series with a nod to Valentine’s Day on Friday, Feb. 12 from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Chef City Grill on the Kirkland campus in East Building (E147).

The Valentine’s Wine Dinner will feature four courses and dessert prepared by LWTech baking and culinary arts students. Each course will be paired with selected wines presented by Savage Grace Wines’ owner and winemaker Michael Savage.

“We are proud to support student scholarships, our students and the featured local winery, which was just announced as Winery of the Year by! Our wine dinners sell out quickly, so make your reservation as soon as possible,” said LWTech wine instructor Blake Holaday.

The wine dinner officially sold out Feb. 3, however a waitlist is available. The Wine Dinner Series is a collaborative effort between the LWTech Foundation and the Culinary and Baking programs. Proceeds are used to support student scholarships, participation in educational competitions such as the Culinary Knowledge Bowl, opportunities to study abroad and program development.

All participants must be 21 years of age or older. Those who want to be added to the waitlist can email Blake Holaday their name, number of people in their party, and daytime phone number. Tickets are $95 per person, with $70 of $95 being a tax-deductible expense.  Find more information at

About Lake Washington Institute of Technology

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) was founded in 1949, and is the only public institute of technology in the state of Washington. LWTech offers 10 applied bachelor's degrees, 35 associate degrees, and 86 professional certificates in 42 areas of study, including STEM-focused programs in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.