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‘Big Red One’ Culinary Arts Team showcases skills

March 10, 2015 — Showcasing their skills to FortRiley and “Big Red One” leaders, members of the 1st Infantry Division’sCulinary Arts Team prepared a three-course lunch Feb. 20 at the post’s FoodService Lab. The meal, consisting of Cajunseafood gumbo, filet mignon with chasseur sauce and apple-infused breadpudding, is the same meal the team will make next month in MORE
Spc. Yin Jenkins, 2nd GSAB, 1st. Avn. Regt., 1st CAB, 1st Inf. Div., prepares dessert Feb. 20 during “Big Red One” Culinary Arts Team’s final meal before competing in the 40th Annual Military Culinary Arts Competitive Training Event at Fort Lee, Virginia. Jenkins is among 13 1st Inf. Div. Soldiers comprising the team.

Butternut squash soup, filet mignon, eggnog ice cream: Chefs turn up heat in refresher course

October 28, 2014 — Nine chefs from across the1st Infantry Division participated in the Food Service Refresher Training CourseSept. 22 to Oct. 3 at the Fort Riley Food Service Lab. The course concludedwith an End-of-Course Luncheon Oct. 3, which allowed the Soldiers to put theirskills to the test and present their work in front of officers, Soldiers andcivilians from MORE
Pvt. Javonte Rush-Stewart, 1st Bn., 28th Inf. Regt., pours butternut squash soup into a serving pitcher Oct. 3 at Fort Riley’s Food Service Lab.

‘Big Red One’ chefs refresh training at Food Service Lab

August 20, 2014 — Knife skills and newrecipes are now part of the standard toolkit for 15 “Big Red One” Soldiers whograduated from the Food Service Refresher Training. An end-of-course luncheonJuly 25 allowed the Soldiers to showcase their skills for 1st Infantry Divisionleaders, Soldiers and invited guests. The luncheon came on the lastday of the two-week training. MORE
Class leader Sgt. Troy Manfield, 1st Sust. Bde., salutes during the graduation ceremony for the latest Food Service Refresher Course July 25 at Fort Riley’s Food Service Lab.

Cantigny dedicates MOH room

July 1, 2014 — Leaders from across Fort Rileywere present as Cantigny Dining Facility’s new Medal of Honor room wasdedicated in a June 11 ceremony. The dedication was theculmination of months of planning and a construction process. “Last November, Master Sgt.James Collins and I were walking through the DFAC when it dawned on us that we werethe only (DFAC) on the MORE
Family members of Medal of Honor recipients Sgt. Candelario Garcia, Staff Sgt. Walter Ehlers and Sgt. Alfred B. Nietzel join Brig. Gen. Frank M. Muth, 1st Inf. Div. deputy commanding general for support, center, in officially opening the newly renovated Medal of Honor room during a ribbon-cutting ceremony June 12 at Cantigny DFAC.

New year, new policies at DFACs

March 10, 2014 — Three dining facilities servethe Fort Riley community, offering meals to Soldiers, retirees, civilianemployees and active-duty family members. In addition to rate changes that tookeffect Jan. 1, ID scanning also will be implemented this month. RATE CHANGES Each year, the Department ofDefense does a review of the industry to determine if adjustments MORE