Food Service Worker (92G Culinary Specialist)
Company: United States Army
Posted on: November 16, 2021
The culinary specialist is primarily responsible for the
preparation and service of food in field or garrison food service
Bake, fry, braise, boil, simmer, steam and saut-- as prescribed by
Operate, maintain and clean field kitchen equipment
Perform preventive maintenance on garrison and field kitchen
Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services
Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you
better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are
best for you.
Job training for a culinary specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic
Combat Training and nine weeks of Advanced Individual Training with
on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the
classroom and part in the field, including practice in food
Some of the skills you'll learn are:
Standard and dietetic menus and recipes
Preparation and cooking of various foodstuffs and bakery
Food and supply ordering
Storage of meats, poultry and other perishable items
Interest in cooking, home economics, health, mathematics,
accounting and chemistry
REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Operators & Food (OF): 85
Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify
Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay,
and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.
EARN CASH FOR IN DEMAND JOBS
You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting
under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in
Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus.
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based
scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend
for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.
FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The skills you learn as a culinary specialist will help prepare you
for a future with civilian cafes, restaurants, cafeterias, hotels,
hospitals, manufacturing plants, schools and other organizations
that have their own dining facilities. Depending on which specialty
you pursue, you'll be able to pursue a career as a cook, chef, meat
cutter, butcher or baker.
PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PAYS) PROGRAM
Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian
employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program.
The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job
interview with military friendly employers that are looking for
experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find
out more about the Army PaYS Program at
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