• The participants of the 2010 Philip A. Connelly Award professional development program pose for a photo at John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel in Reno, Nev., on April 17. Earlier in the week, the Soldiers received instruction on Southwestern cooking, Asian cooking, sourdough breads, hors d'oeurve, buffet presentation, quick desserts, Chinese appetizers and an overview of restaurant operations. Connelly is managed by the Quartermaster School's Joint Culinary Center of Excellence at Fort Lee, Va., and co-sponsored by the International Food Service Executives Association and the Department of the Army G4. The program honors those professionals, Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians, who rise above the standard and continually demonstrate excellence in food service.

    2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program

    The participants of the 2010 Philip A. Connelly Award professional development program pose for a photo at John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel in Reno, Nev., on April 17. Earlier in the week, the Soldiers received instruction on Southwestern cooking, Asian...

  • Staff Sgt. Naomi Estes, 397th Engineer Battalion, Forward Support Company, Eau Claire, Wis., prepares tamales during a professional development training session at the John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel in Reno, Nev., April 12. The Soldiers participating in the training were selected by their units as a reward for competing and placing either first or second in the 2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program.

    2010 Philip A. Connelly Award Program in Reno, Nev.

    Staff Sgt. Naomi Estes, 397th Engineer Battalion, Forward Support Company, Eau Claire, Wis., prepares tamales during a professional development training session at the John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel in Reno, Nev., April 12. The Soldiers participating in...

  • Sgt. Jonathan Odrosky (left) and Spc. Michael Schraff,  both from the 298th Supply Maintenance Company, Altoona, Pa., prepare chili rellenos during a professional development training session at the John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel in Reno, Nev., April 12. The Soldiers participating in the training were selected by their units as a reward for competing and placing either first or second in the 2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program. The program honors those professionals, Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians, who rise above the standard and continually demonstrate excellence in food service. The two days of professional development training by the Nugget Hotel culinary staff was in conjunction with the week-long Army food service awards program and conference.

    2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program, Reno, Nev.

    Sgt. Jonathan Odrosky (left) and Spc. Michael Schraff, both from the 298th Supply Maintenance Company, Altoona, Pa., prepare chili rellenos during a professional development training session at the John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel in Reno, Nev., April 12...

  • Army food service personnel received hands-on professional development training from the culinary staff at the John Ascuaga's Nugget hotel, Reno, Nev., during the 2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program and conference, April 12-17. Over the course of two days, selected Soldiers from the winner and runner-up teams received training on southwestern cooking, Asian cooking, sourdough breads, hors d'oeurve, buffet presentation, quick desserts, Chinese appetizers and an overview of restaurant operations.

    2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program, Reno, Nev.

    Army food service personnel received hands-on professional development training from the culinary staff at the John Ascuaga's Nugget hotel, Reno, Nev., during the 2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program and conference, April 12-17. Over the course of...

  • Pete Paulos, executive pastry chef for the John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel, Reno, Nev., shows recipients of the Philip A. Connelly food service awards program how to prepare hors d'oeuvres for a buffet presentation on April 13. The Soldiers participating in the training were selected by their units as a reward for competing and placing either first or second in the 2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program. Connelly is managed by the Quartermaster School's Joint Culinary Center of Excellence at Fort Lee, Va., and co-sponsored by the International Food Service Executives Association and the Department of the Army G4.

    2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program, Reno, Nev.

    Pete Paulos, executive pastry chef for the John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel, Reno, Nev., shows recipients of the Philip A. Connelly food service awards program how to prepare hors d'oeuvres for a buffet presentation on April 13. The Soldiers participating...

  • Sgt. Jonathan Odrosky (left), 298th Supply Maintenance Company, Altoona, Pa. and Sgt. Anita Bowman (right), 11th Armed Calvary Regiment, Fort Irwin, Ca., prepare chili rellenos during a professional development training session at the John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel in Reno, Nev., April 12. The Soldiers participating in the training were selected by their units as a reward for competing and placing either first or second in the 2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program.

    2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program, Reno, Nev.

    Sgt. Jonathan Odrosky (left), 298th Supply Maintenance Company, Altoona, Pa. and Sgt. Anita Bowman (right), 11th Armed Calvary Regiment, Fort Irwin, Ca., prepare chili rellenos during a professional development training session at the John Ascuaga's...

  • Staff Sgt. Elma Morales, 11th Armed Calvary Regiment, Fort Irwin, Ca., prepares tamales during a professional development training session at the John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel in Reno, Nev., April 12. The Soldiers participating in the training were selected by their units as a reward for competing and placing either first or second in the 2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program.

    2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program, Reno, Nev.

    Staff Sgt. Elma Morales, 11th Armed Calvary Regiment, Fort Irwin, Ca., prepares tamales during a professional development training session at the John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel in Reno, Nev., April 12. The Soldiers participating in the training were...

  • Spc. Ricky Ortiz (right) and Staff Sgt. Emanuel Gonzalez (middle), both with the 840th Maintenance Company, Puerto Rico, are joined by Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Wolf (left), from the 1201st Forward Support Company, W. Va., as they practice the technique of properly rolling balls of sourdough bread during a professional development training session at the John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel in Reno, Nev., April 12. The Soldiers participating in the training were selected by their units as a reward for competing and placing either first or second in the 2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program. Units chose individuals with as little as two-years experience to those veteran food service personnel with more than 15 years.

    2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program, Reno, Nev.

    Spc. Ricky Ortiz (right) and Staff Sgt. Emanuel Gonzalez (middle), both with the 840th Maintenance Company, Puerto Rico, are joined by Sgt. 1st Class Brandon Wolf (left), from the 1201st Forward Support Company, W. Va., as they practice the technique...

  • Skip Tipton, the assistant pastry chef at John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel in Reno, Nev., share his knowledge of pastry operations with 2010  Philip A. Connelly food service awards program participants on April 12. Connelly is managed by the Quartermaster School's Joint Culinary Center of Excellence at Fort Lee, Va., and co-sponsored by the International Food Service Executives Association and the Department of the Army G4. The program honors those professionals, Soldiers and Department of the Army Civilians, who rise above the standard and continually demonstrate excellence in food service. The two days of professional development training by the Nugget Hotel culinary staff was in conjunction with the week-long Army food service awards program and conference.

    2010 Philip A. Connelly Awards Program, Reno, Nev.

    Skip Tipton, the assistant pastry chef at John Ascuaga's Nugget Hotel in Reno, Nev., share his knowledge of pastry operations with 2010 Philip A. Connelly food service awards program participants on April 12. Connelly is managed by the Quartermaster...

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