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Culinary Specialists receive extensive training in cooking, baking, dining and living area management. Navy Culinary
Specialists provide food service for admirals and senior government executives and run the White House Mess for the President of the United States. Responsible for all aspects of the dining (mess decks) and living areas, Culinary Specialists work in the "heart of the ship," and are vital in maintaining high crew morale on the ship and every shore base.
What They Do
Preparing menus and ordering the quantities and types of food items; Operating kitchen and dining facilities; Keeping records
for food supplies and financial budgets; Serving as personal food service specialists on admirals' staffs and for the
commanding officer aboard ships or at shore bases; Operating and managing living quarters aboard ships and at shore based
motel/hotel type quarters.
Culinary Specialists work in kitchens, dining areas, living quarters and storerooms where food supplies are kept.
The work is primarily physical and involves working as part of a team.
ASVAB: VE + AR = 89