MOS 92G—Food Supply Specialist

Qualifications for initial award of MOS 92G, Food Supply Specialist:

PULHES: 222332
Physical Demands Rating: heavy
Required ASVAB Score: OF: 85
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: None
U.S. Citizenship: Not Required
AIT Length / Location: 8 weeks, 2 days at Ft Lee, Virginia
Other Requirements

Food Supply Specialist (MOS 92G) Description / Major Duties:

The food service specialist supervises or prepares, cooks and serves food in field or garrison food service operations.

Duties for MOS 92G at each skill level are:

MOSC 92G1O. Perform preliminary food preparation procedures. Prepares and/or cooks menu items listed on the production schedule. Bakes, fries, braises, boils, simmers, steams and saute's as prescribed by Army recipes. Sets up serving lines, garnishes food items, and applies food protection and sanitation measures in field and garrison environments. Receives and stores subsistence items. When assigned to a Subsistence Platoon; supports the creation and loading of all requests and ensures proper and complete menus of operational and Class I rations are issued to individual Field Feeding Teams. Perform general housekeeping duties. Operates, maintains, and cleans field kitchen equipment. Erects, strikes, and stores all types of field kitchens. Perform preventive maintenance on garrison and field kitchen equipment.

MOSC 92G2O. Performs duties shown in previous skill level and provides technical guidance to subordinate Soldiers in garrison and field kitchen operations. Ensure that proper procedures, temperatures, and time periods are adhered to during food preparation. Direct safety, security, and fire prevention procedures. Perform limited supervisory and inspection functions including shift supervision.

MOSC 92G30. Performs duties shown in previous skill level when required and prepares more complex menu items. Supervise shift, unit, or consolidated food service operations in field or garrison environments. Establishes operating and work procedures, inspects dining, food preparation/storage areas, and dining facility personnel. Determine subsistence requirements. Requests, receives, and accounts for subsistence items. When assigned to a Subsistance Platoon; reviews all support requests and ensures proper and complete menus of operational and Class I are issued to individual Field Feeding Teams. Apply food service accounting procedures. Prepares production schedule and makes necessary menu adjustments. Establishes, administers, and maintains OJT and apprenticeship training programs. Prepare technical, personnel, and administrative reports concerning food service operations. Implement emergency, disaster and combat feeding plans. Coordinate logistical support.

MOSC 92G40. Performs duties shown in previous skill level when required and assigns personnel to duty positions. Coordinates with food service officer, food advisor, and first cooks. Coordinate with TISA, facility engineers, and veterinary activity. Plans and implements menus to ensure nutritionally balanced meals. Ensure accuracy of accounting and equipment records. Develops and initiates Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and safety, energy, security, and fire prevention programs. Evaluate contract food service operations. Ensure contractor compliance in food service contract operations.

MOSC 92G50. Develops, coordinates, implements, advises, and evaluates food service programs. Monitor requests for food items and equipment. Develop and analyze menus and coordinates menu substitutions. Evaluate operation of garrison and field kitchens, food service training facilities, and maintenance of equipment. Survey individual preferences, food preparation, and food conservation. Prepare reports, studies, and briefings on food service operations. Provide assistance to food service officers and NCOs.

Other Requirements for Award of MOS 92G:

(1) Normal Color Vision

(2) For duty on personal staff of general officer, individuals must:
(a) Volunteer in writing for such duty.
(b) Meet the qualifications above and the requirements of AR 614-200, section XI, para 8-78 inclusive.

(3) Formal training (completion of MOS 92G course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Quartermaster School) mandatory or meet the ACASP criteria per paragraph (a) below. Waiver for formal training or ACASP criteria must be submitted to Cdr, USAQMC&S, ATTN: ATSM-QMG, Ft Lee, VA 23801-5032 for approval.
(a) ACASP qualification criteria. Must have 2 years of experience, or combination of formal training and experience totaling 2 years in preparing meals in commercial or institutional activities. (Does not include work experience in fast food franchise or similar operation.)

Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 92G:

Z5—Enlisted Aide

Article Last Modified: May 10, 2011

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