Culinary specialist

at US Army National Guard

Job Detail




No experience required

Schedule Type

Part Time


31-31 Thomson Ave, Long Island City, NY 11101, USA




03/22/2019, 03:01 PM


OVERVIEW The culinary specialist is primarily responsible for the preparation and service of food in field or garrison food service operations. JOB DUTIES Bake, fry, braise, boil, simmer, steam and sauté as prescribed by Army recipes Operate, maintain and clean field kitchen equipment Perform preventive maintenance on garrison and field kitchen equipment REQUIREMENTS 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. TRAINING 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 preparation. Some of the skills you’ll learn are: Standard and dietetic menus and recipes Preparation and cooking of various foodstuffs and bakery products Food and supply ordering Storage of meats, poultry and other perishable items HELPFUL SKILLS 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 for. COMPENSATION Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.