The culinary specialist is primarily responsible for the preparation and service of food in field or garrison food service operations.
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.
You could earn a $20,000 cash bonus just for enlisting under this Military Occupational Specialty (must meet bonus eligibility criteria).
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:
Once you complete training you will be eligible for the Tricare Reserve Select medical plan.
$383.00 Monthly While in College!
$13,788.00 in 4 years!
“CASH IN HAND!”
State Tuition Assistance Virginia - NATIONAL GUARD only!
Must complete Basic Training and (job training).
THE VIRGINIA NATIONAL GUARD IS THE ONLY BRANCH OF SERVICE WITH THIS BENEFIT!
Federal Tuition Assistance
Up to 16 semester hours each year.
Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP)
Up to $50,000
College Credit for Military Training
Earn 12 College Credits after the completion of your job training.
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.
Job Type: Part-time
Salary: $112.00 to $132.00 /day