Military Culinarians Compete

By Fort Lee Public Affairs OfficeMarch 5, 2009

Sgt. Michelle Carville, Fort Myer, Va., is all smiles despite the heat of the kitchen as she competes in the Armed Forces Chef of the Year event during the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition, March 3. Carville wasa member of the U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team in 2008 competing in the Culinary Olympics in Germany.
1 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Michelle Carville, Fort Myer, Va., is all smiles despite the heat of the kitchen as she competes in the Armed Forces Chef of the Year event during the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition, March 3. Carville wasa member of the U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team in 2008 competing in the Culinary Olympics in Germany. (Photo Credit: Kimberly Fritz, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Brian Lippert puts the final touches on his plated desserts while his apprentice, Spc. Todd Whitehead, stands ready to deliver the dishes to the judges during the Armed Forces Chef of the Year Competition. Lippert and Whitehead represent Team Korea at the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va., Feb. 28 - March 13. Photo by Kimberly Fritz, Fort Lee Public Affairs
2 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Brian Lippert puts the final touches on his plated desserts while his apprentice, Spc. Todd Whitehead, stands ready to deliver the dishes to the judges during the Armed Forces Chef of the Year Competition. Lippert and Whitehead represent Team Korea at the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va., Feb. 28 - March 13. Photo by Kimberly Fritz, Fort Lee Public Affairs (Photo Credit: Kimberly Fritz, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Cpl. Todd Sheppeard and his apprentice Pfc. Lacey Guzman represented Fort Drum in the Armed Forces Chef of the Year Competition March 3 at the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Kimberly Fritz, Fort Lee Public Affairs.
3 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Cpl. Todd Sheppeard and his apprentice Pfc. Lacey Guzman represented Fort Drum in the Armed Forces Chef of the Year Competition March 3 at the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Kimberly Fritz, Fort Lee Public Affairs. (Photo Credit: Kimberly Fritz, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Edward Windhurst competes for the title of Armed Forces Chef of the Year during the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition, March 3, 2009. Windhurst is a member of the Fort Sill, Okla., team.
4 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Edward Windhurst competes for the title of Armed Forces Chef of the Year during the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition, March 3, 2009. Windhurst is a member of the Fort Sill, Okla., team. (Photo Credit: Kimberly Fritz, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Robert Capazzi, Fort Hood, Texas, keeps an eye on the clock while the floor judge keeps a watchful eye on his performance during the Armed Forces Chef of the Year event March 3, at the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Capazzi won the Armed Forces Junior Chef of the Year title during the 2008 U.S. Army Culinary Competition. He represents Fort Hood. Photo by Kimberly Fritz; Fort Lee Public Affairs.
5 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Robert Capazzi, Fort Hood, Texas, keeps an eye on the clock while the floor judge keeps a watchful eye on his performance during the Armed Forces Chef of the Year event March 3, at the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Capazzi won the Armed Forces Junior Chef of the Year title during the 2008 U.S. Army Culinary Competition. He represents Fort Hood. Photo by Kimberly Fritz; Fort Lee Public Affairs. (Photo Credit: Kimberly Fritz, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Laron Smith represented Fort Bragg, N.C., in the Practical and Contemporary Hot Food Cooking event March 4 during the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry
6 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Laron Smith represented Fort Bragg, N.C., in the Practical and Contemporary Hot Food Cooking event March 4 during the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry (Photo Credit: Amy Perry, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Jason Curtis represented Fort Drum in the Practical and Contemporary Hot Food Cooking event March 4 at the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry
7 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Jason Curtis represented Fort Drum in the Practical and Contemporary Hot Food Cooking event March 4 at the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry (Photo Credit: Amy Perry, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Patrick Alverange represented the U.S. Army Reserve team in the Practical and Contemporary Hot Food Cooking event March 4 at the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry
8 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Patrick Alverange represented the U.S. Army Reserve team in the Practical and Contemporary Hot Food Cooking event March 4 at the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry (Photo Credit: Amy Perry, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Raymond Howard represented Fort Sill in the Practical and Contemporary Hot Food Cooking event March 4 at the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry
9 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Raymond Howard represented Fort Sill in the Practical and Contemporary Hot Food Cooking event March 4 at the 34th U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Amy Perry (Photo Credit: Amy Perry, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL