Vauxhall Camp is home to The Royal Monmouthshire Royal Engineers (Militia) Regimental Headquarters Troop. As a military establishment it is available for use by other units and organisations. Last weekend it, and our own chefs, played host to the popular 160th Infantry Brigade Chefs’ Conference. This is an annual event for Army Regular and Reserve Chefs from across the Wales based brigade and this is its third year.
The event organiser from 160th Infantry Brigade and Headquarters Wales FSWO (Food Services Warrant Officer) WO1 Pam McIntosh invited all serving Reserve unit chefs as well as Regular ones from the Infantry Battle School in Brecon, 1 Rifles in Chepstow and 14 Signal Regiment. The Special to Arm Chef Training is mandatory training conducted on an annual basis to confirm and refresh subjects that include; food safety, manual accounting, manual handling, field cooking kitchens, field water boiler and improvised cooking stoves.
The final day of training saw the Army Reserve Chefs form two teams working with their Regular counterparts, to improvise a number of menu choices using both rations and fresh food supplies.
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