This website is not affiliated with the U.S. government or military.

Hospital Food Service Specialist (91M)

Medical and Emergency Army MOS Information
  • Enlisted
  • Active Duty
  • Army Reserve

More than a million meals are prepared every day in Army kitchens. Army hospitals are no exception, often preparing thousands of meals at one time. As an important member of the food service team, the Hospital Food Service Specialist prepares all types of food according to standard and dietetic recipes, as well as ordering and inspecting food supplies and preparing meats for cooking.

The Hospital Food Service Specialist is primarily responsible for assisting in the supervision of medical nutrition care operations. Some of your duties as a Hospital Food Service Specialist may include:

  • Performing basic clinical dietetic functions in the dietary management and treatment of patients
  • Preparing, cooking and serving modified and regular food items according to nutrition care treatment plans under the supervision of a dietitian or noncommissioned officer
  • Ordering, receiving and inspecting meat, fish, fruit and vegetables
  • Preparing standard cuts of meat using cleavers, knives and bandsaws
  • Cooking steaks, chops and roasts
  • Baking or frying chicken, turkey and fish
  • Preparing gravies and sauces
  • Baking breads, cakes, pies and pastries
  • Serving food in dining halls, hospitals or field kitchens

Training:

Job training for a Hospital Food Service Specialist consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, where you’ll learn basic Soldiering skills, and nine to 14 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice in food preparation. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. 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:

Helpful attributes include:

  • An interest in home economics, health, mathematics, accounting and chemistry
  • An interest in cooking
  • An interest in working with one’s hands

Advanced Responsibilities:

Advanced level Hospital Food Service supervise and train other Soldiers within the same discipline.


Privacy Policy | About Us | FAQ | Terms of Service | Disclaimers | Do Not Sell My Personal Information (CA and NV residents)

Copyright © 2020 EducationDynamics. All Rights Reserved.

This is a private website that is not affiliated with the U.S. government, U.S. Armed Forces or Department of Veteran Affairs. U.S. government agencies have not reviewed this information. This site is not connected with any government agency. If you would like to find more information about benefits offered by the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, please visit the official U.S. government web site for veterans’ benefits at http://www.va.gov.

The sponsored schools featured on this site do not include all schools that accept GI Bill® funding or VA Benefits. To contact ArmyStudyGuide, email us.

Disclosure: EducationDynamics receives compensation for the featured schools on our websites (see “Sponsored Schools” or “Sponsored Listings” or “Sponsored Results”). So what does this mean for you? Compensation may impact where the Sponsored Schools appear on our websites, including whether they appear as a match through our education matching services tool, the order in which they appear in a listing, and/or their ranking. Our websites do not provide, nor are they intended to provide, a comprehensive list of all schools (a) in the United States (b) located in a specific geographic area or (c) that offer a particular program of study. By providing information or agreeing to be contacted by a Sponsored School, you are in no way obligated to apply to or enroll with the school.

This is an offer for educational opportunities that may lead to employment and not an offer for nor a guarantee of employment. Students should consult with a representative from the school they select to learn more about career opportunities in that field. Program outcomes vary according to each institution’s specific program curriculum. Financial aid may be available to those who qualify. The financial aid information on this site is for informational and research purposes only and is not an assurance of financial aid.

Enter to Win $1,000 for College From Lending Tree. Deadline to Enter January 31, 2022.

X

FINAL Countdown! Urban Outfitters $20,000 Scholarship Giveaway, Deadline October 16, 2021

X