Blue Ribbon Culinary Center




The Blue Ribbon Culinary Center is a beautiful space to host your wedding day festivities. The Culinary Center is located right on the water of Lake Union near Seattle. The shoreline views of the venue infuse your wedding day celebration with an air of serenity. The large glass windows of the dining area allow you and your guests to observe the docks, lapping water, and bright blue sky. The Blue Ribbon Culinary Center is a cool venue that is well suited for those with a sense of adventure. The interior dining space is transformed with colorful decor and floral arrangements and quickly creates an inviting atmosphere for your guests. A dance floor will have you moving into the evening well after you watch the sun set over the water. Whether you come by car, boat or seaplane the blue Ribbon Culinary Center is a welcoming venue that will ensure a wedding with style.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Ocean/Waterfront View, Ballrooms


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony ranges from $0 to $220 and includes an extra hour of event time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Blue Ribbon Culinary Center is estimated at between $8,811 and $15,032 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.




BYO, Provided

Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Ceremony arch
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Dance area
Coat rack

Special Restrictions

Food & beverage minimum
BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:00PM