• Come Join Our Culinary Arts Program!

    Do you enjoy cooking or would like to learn how to cook?

     Are you creative?

     Do you like working with your hands?


    The Setting

    Roosevelt High School and Health Science Satellite Magnet is a unique campus nestled in the heart of Oak Cliff.

    The campus is easily accessible. Roosevelt is located just east of I-35 on Eighth Street and Bonnie View Road. The building’s distinctive design built into a hill provides educational opportunities for students to learn with a view of downtown Dallas serving as a backdrop.

    The Health Science Satellite Magnet allows students to explore careers of their choice, receive hands-on instruction, and apply principles learned in their academic classes. They can use career skills for employment or to continue their education at an advanced level. Some students can also receive dual high school and college credit.

     Many professionals from business and community partnerships give their time to assist with individual programs.

    Culinary Arts Pathway

    Culinary Arts students should have an interest in preparing and serving food. They should be able to work well together and follow directions.

    All students will learn safety and sanitation skills as required by the Dallas Health Code.

    They must practice high sanitation standards in personal grooming and hygiene. They must practice safety standards in food preparation, service, and clean-up tasks in food service establishments.

    The kitchen/lab will be furnished with modern commercial food preparation and service equipment which students learn to use.

    The pathway will have its own campus restaurant which serves scheduled lunches for special events.

    The Path
    Grade 9: Introduction

    Students learn the basics of culinary arts for careers.

    Grade 10: Culinary Arts I

    Students learn safety, sanitation, basic skills, and terminology in commercial food service. Students learn to identify tools and grocery items and become familiar  with weights and measures used in quantity cooking. Students also learn about different areas in the field and basic food preparations.

    Grade 11: Culinary Arts II

    Students learn advanced skills for production and presentation. They choose an area of interest and begin a study of self management. They also study

    Grade 12: Culinary Arts III

    Students learn management skills in a specialty: chef, baker, nutritionist, registered sanitarian, and other areas. Secon