Military Culinarians Compete

By Fort Lee Public Affairs OfficeMarch 12, 2008

Staff Sgt. Andre Ward, Fort Bliss, worked within the confines of the mobile kitchen trailer on what was a cold and rainy day in the field during the Armed Forces Field Kitchen Event March 7 at the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. The field competition is designed to test field cookery skills and teamwork utilizing the mobile kitchen trailer. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office
1 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Andre Ward, Fort Bliss, worked within the confines of the mobile kitchen trailer on what was a cold and rainy day in the field during the Armed Forces Field Kitchen Event March 7 at the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. The field competition is designed to test field cookery skills and teamwork utilizing the mobile kitchen trailer. Photo by Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office (Photo Credit: Mike Strasser, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Military culinarians spent many hours creating and setting up table displays as judges critiqued and scored each entry March 11 at the Post Field House. Entries received gold, silver, bronze and honorable mention ribbons, and the tables were open to public viewing March 12 - 13 during the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez, Fort Lee Public Affairs
2 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Military culinarians spent many hours creating and setting up table displays as judges critiqued and scored each entry March 11 at the Post Field House. Entries received gold, silver, bronze and honorable mention ribbons, and the tables were open to public viewing March 12 - 13 during the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez, Fort Lee Public Affairs (Photo Credit: Jorge Gomez, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team judge Sgt. 1st Class Rene Marquis encourages Team Hawaii's Staff Sgt. Anicia Spencer during U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team tryouts held March 5.  The event was held in conjunction with the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. March 1-14 (photo by T. Anthony Bell).
3 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team judge Sgt. 1st Class Rene Marquis encourages Team Hawaii's Staff Sgt. Anicia Spencer during U.S. Army Culinary Arts Team tryouts held March 5. The event was held in conjunction with the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. March 1-14 (photo by T. Anthony Bell). (Photo Credit: T. Anthony Bell, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Brian Lippert, Team Korea, competed in the Contemporary Live Events category March 7 at the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office.
4 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Brian Lippert, Team Korea, competed in the Contemporary Live Events category March 7 at the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office. (Photo Credit: Jorge Gomez, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Team Hawaii's Spc. Jason Nauta makes preparations to cook seafood during Contemporary Live event cooking contest March 6.  The event was one of many held during the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition that is taking place at Fort Lee, Va., March 1-15 (photo by T. Anthony Bell).
5 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Team Hawaii's Spc. Jason Nauta makes preparations to cook seafood during Contemporary Live event cooking contest March 6. The event was one of many held during the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition that is taking place at Fort Lee, Va., March 1-15 (photo by T. Anthony Bell). (Photo Credit: T. Anthony Bell, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Spc. Ashleigh Wall, Fort Drum, competed in the Contemporary Live Events category March 7 at the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office.
6 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Spc. Ashleigh Wall, Fort Drum, competed in the Contemporary Live Events category March 7 at the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office. (Photo Credit: Jorge Gomez, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Sgt. Adrian Carreon, Fort Bliss, competes in the ice carving category during the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez.
7 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Sgt. Adrian Carreon, Fort Bliss, competes in the ice carving category during the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez. (Photo Credit: Jorge Gomez, Fort Lee Public Affairs) VIEW ORIGINAL
Staff Sgt. Charles Hughes, U.S. Marine Corps, scrapes curvature with a fork-like instrument to create the Marine Corps emblem during the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez.
8 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – Staff Sgt. Charles Hughes, U.S. Marine Corps, scrapes curvature with a fork-like instrument to create the Marine Corps emblem during the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez. (Photo Credit: Jorge Gomez, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office) VIEW ORIGINAL
The U.S. Coast Guard team competes in the ice carving category during the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez.
9 / 9 Show Caption + Hide Caption – The U.S. Coast Guard team competes in the ice carving category during the 33rd U.S. Army Culinary Arts Competition at Fort Lee, Va. Photo by Jorge Gomez. (Photo Credit: Jorge Gomez, Fort Lee Public Affairs Office) VIEW ORIGINAL