• The Crave Cafe logo design for the gene Burton academy culinary courses.


    Welcome to the Crave Cafe, a student-run restaurant and home to the current ProStart Culinary Arts National Champions located inside the Dr. Gene Burton College & Career Academy. We are open to the public by appointment only during the week for lunch for community groups and organizations. In addition, we are open once a month for dinner (no reservation required).  


    The Crave Cafe will be open the following dates this school year from 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM:


    September 27, 2019 - Burger Night

    October 25, 2019- Asian Cuisine

    November 8, 2019 - Modern Thanksgiving (RSVP Needed) 

    December 6, 2019 - Southern Christmas (RSVP Needed) 

    January 17, 2020 - Pizza/Italian Dinner  (RSVP Needed)  

    February 14, 2020- Valentines night (RSVP Needed) RESERVATION HERE

                        Valentines Night Menuvm


    March 20, 2020 - Tex Mex Night

    April 17, 2020 - Backyard BBQ



    Our annual student showcase dinner will be May 14, 15, and 16 (RSVP Needed)


    To inquire about a specific event/luncheon, please complete the catering inquiry form listed below. 


    Catering Inquiries please fill out the link  HERE


    For additional questions, please contact Chef Cody Hayes at cody.hayes@rockwallisd.org.