at US Army Recruiting
No experience required
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, NY, USA
04/18/2019, 01:55 PM
THIS IS A MILITARY POSITION. PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF INTERESTED IN JOINING THE MILITARY 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. 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. EDUCATION BENEFITS 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.