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New culinary program space opens at Northside HS

Northside High School opened two new commercial grade learning kitchens at the start of the 2018-2019 school year, giving a boost to the school’s popular culinary arts magnet program.

The new culinary classrooms are part of a $66 million, multi-phase renovation project taking place at the school as part of HISD’s voter-approved 2012 Bond Program. The Northside project is two-thirds complete.
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Sandwich created by Westside HS students scores spot on Super Bowl LI menu

The judges have spoken. After a Westside High School student chef team competed this week for one of two sandwich creations to be served at Super Bowl LI, it was the Bayou City Banh Mi that scored the most points.

The sandwich – created by Westside High School culinary arts students Dominique Jackson, Michelle Meadows, and Vivian Romero – was a success with media outlets and attendees at the official presentation held at the George R. Brown Convention Center on Tuesday.

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Westside HS wins national ‘Cooking Up Change’ competition

Westside HS students Jalien Noel, Jose Acosta, and Briseida Salas hoist the trophy in victory with Chef Reggie Martin and Ray Danilowicz

Westside HS students Jalien Noel, Jose Acosta, and Briseida Salas hoist the trophy in victory with Chef Reggie Martin and Ray Danilowicz

When the heat was turned up, the Westside High School’s Culinary Arts Program team stayed cool under pressure, taking home first place at the Cooking Up Change National Finals on Monday in Washington, D.C.

Students Jose Acosta, Jalien Noel, and Briseida Salas, working under the direction of Westside Chef Reggie Martin, wowed the judges with a menu that highlighted different flavors from the Bayou City: cowboy Cajun chicken lollipop, twisted Texas cabbage and collard greens, and a pineapple tart.

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CVHS students learn first-hand what farm-to-table eating is like

Students embrace concept whole-hog after tasting fresh local produce, pork

A prominent executive chef and local farmer teamed up Saturday to teach 15 Carnegie Vanguard HS students about differences in food that comes directly from the source.

Carlos Rodriguez, concept executive chief for Vic & Anthony’s Steakhouse, had extended the invitation after he observed the school and observed its raised beds in the courtyard that included some edible plants.

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