All dining options at Lake Washington Institute of Technology are located in the East (Commons) Building. LWTech students, staff & faculty, and community members in Kirkland and surrounding areas, have several choices on campus for snacks and meals. Nutritious, quality food service is available in the cafeteria, offering well-balanced entrées daily as well as beverages and snacks.
Monday - Friday
7 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
The cafeteria offers an assortment of main dishes, soups, salads, sandwiches, desserts, snacks, and beverages. Open for breakfast and lunch most of the school year.
Lunch menu is emailed daily to students and employees.
Maura Gutierrez Fuentes
Tuesday - Thursday
Off Campus (425) 739-8310
2018 Winter Quarter Menu
Herb focaccia bread, topped with assorted grilled vegetables, melted brie, arugula, and a house made aioli. Served with a side of herbed potato fries.
Portobello mushroom cap stuffed with our onion marmalade, topped with tomato, arugula, and Swiss cheese on ciabatta with creamy aioli. Served with a side of herbed potato fries.
Fresh spring mix tossed with grape tomatoes, roasted pumpkin seeds, candied walnuts, feta cheese, and topped with pickled red onions. Your choice of chipotle ranch, pear red wine vinaigrette, lemon vinaigrette, or creamy herb dressing.
Starter $3.95 Entrée $5.95
Fresh spring lettuces and arugula, tossed in a tangy lemon vinaigrette and topped with red bell peppers, pears, candied walnuts, and two skewers of grilled marinated shrimp.
Smoked salmon on a bed of fresh romaine and spring mix with grape tomatoes, cucumbers, house croutons, and tossed in our creamy chipotle ranch dressing.
Ask Your Server for today's house made selections
Cup $2 / Bowl $3
Tender lamb in a savory sweet stew, seasoned with warm hints of cinnamon and cloves. Served with an apricot and pumpkin seed rice pilaf, and topped with a tangy lemon yogurt sauce.
Pan seared chicken breast in a buttery light and creamy Marsala wine sauce. Served with creamy mashed potatoes and steamed vegetables.
Classic stir-fried vegetables and tender wheat noodles tossed in our house made Yakisoba sauce. Served with our sweet and tangy Japanese pickles.
Fried sweet and spicy vegetable cakes made with beets, carrots, potatoes, peanuts, and peas. Served with a sweet pineapple chutney and quinoa pilaf.
Our special gluten-free, ginger ale battered white fish, fried and served with a side of herbed potato fries, and our tangy house made tartar sauce.
Grilled marinated white fish, served in crispy corn tortillas with our Mexi-cole slaw, sweet and spicy mango pico de gallo, and a side of Spanish rice.
Meats or eggs that are undercooked to your specification may increase your risk of foodborne illness, especially if you have certain medical conditions. If you have a food allergy, please inform your server.
(GF) = Gluten Free, (Veg) = Vegetarian, (Vegan) = Vegan
Dessert Du Jour
Ask your server for today’s house made selections.
Mocktail of the Week
Ask your server about our special virgin cocktail of the week.
Coke, Diet Coke, Orange Soda, Sprite, Lemonade, Iced Tea, Arnold Palmer
Café Vita’s Queen City Roast Coffee, and assorted Hot Teas.
Chef City Grill (est. 2006) is a full-service restaurant operated by the Culinary Arts program. Quality regional dishes are prepared by students in the program. We are committed to your complete satisfaction! Donations in the form of tips directly support Culinary Arts programs and scholarships.
Our mission is to prepare students to gain skills in every facet of running a commercial restaurant as they learn basic cooking principles, terminology and food handling practices. Hands on experience is provided to our students at all stations including line cooking, inventory, daily special production, garde manger work, sauce preparation, and commercial equipment maintenance. Students in this program will graduate prepared for work in a restaurant commercial kitchen, catering company, cafeteria, deli, bakery, or other specialty shop. This program is certified by the American Culinary Federation (ACF).
The Chef City Grill is a full-service restaurant operated by the Culinary Arts program. The Grill prepares and serves quality regional dishes by students in the Culinary Arts program. It is open to LWTech students, staff & faculty, and the general public for full meal services.
If you have any dietary restrictions or questions, please inform your server and we will make every effort to satisfy your request.
Mimi Stockmann, Eric Sakai, Matthew Keigley
At Chef City Grill (est. 2006) we are committed to your complete satisfaction!
Call for Hours (425) 739-8304
A variety of delicious pastries, pies, cakes and breads may be purchased from LWTech's Baking Art student-run bakery located next tot the cafeteria in the East Building, E151.
Monday - Thursday
6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.
6 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Non-Instructional Days (campus open)
7 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Note hours may vary)
Closed for all major holidays.
Jonesing for a cup of your favorite java? Stopwatch Espresso has you covered for all your coffee needs and more! The stand is located just next to the bookstore in the East Building.