LWIT welcomes cooking students and chefs from South Korea

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Cooking Students and Chefs from Busan, South Korea visit

Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWIT), February 4-11, 2014

Students and chefs from LWIT had such a great time studying, cooking and eating in Korea last year that they wanted to return the favor.  February 4 – 11, the college will host nine students and two faculty members from partner college Busan Institute of Science and Technology, School of Hotel and Culinary Arts.  Students from Korea will participate in several college cooking classes at the Kirkland campus and enjoy some of the Seattle food scene.


Kirkland Events

Lake Washington Institute of Technology, 11605 132nd Ave NE, Kirkland

Wednesday, Feb 5

Cheese Making with Chef Mimi Stockmann

Students will make flat bread pizzas for their dinner


Thursday, Feb 6

American Regional Cooking with Chef Matt DiMeo


Friday, Feb 7

Chocolate Making Demonstration with Chef Janet Waters


Monday, Feb 10

Italian Cuisine with Chef Matt DiMeo


Seattle Events

Thursday, Feb 6

Pike Place Market; Savor Seattle Tour


Friday, Feb 7

Space Needle; Dinner at Seattle Center House


Monday, Feb 10

Century Link Field

Busan is home to 3.6 million people and is the second largest city in South Korea.  Located on the most south-eastern portion of the Korean peninsula, Busan is Korea’s number one trading port and the world’s fifth largest container port.  Busan is recognized as the largest film city in Asia, and its Busan International Film Festival ranks as one of the top five film festivals in the world.


Busan Institute of Technology (BIST), formerly Sungii Technical Junior College, was established in 1977.  It focuses on approaching technological education in a humanistic manner.  BIST strives to “cultivate new technicians with scientific knowledge, creative practical techniques, and service minds for the society.”  The School of Hotel and Culinary Arts is one of seven professional schools at the Institute.