While most of us are juggling pots and pans in the comfort of our kitchens, military chefs are pulling off culinary feats under conditions that might make even the most seasoned cooks’ knives quiver.

These unsung heroes of the armed forces aren’t just slapping together mystery meat and mashed potatoes. They’re creating nutritious, tasty meals that fuel our soldiers and their morale. 


Military chefs have a knack for whipping up more than just your average chow, whether stationed at a home base or on the battlefield.

But how do they do it? How can a cook prepare a gourmet meal in the back of a truck or ensure that a meal prepared on a ship tastes just as fresh as if cooked on land?