What is the Combined Services Culinary Arts Team (CSCAT)?

1.0 Introduction This article provides an overview of the Combined Services Culinary Arts Team (CSCAT). 2.0 What is the CSCAT? The CSCAT is a tri-Service composed of the very best Chefs selected equally from the Naval Service (Royal Navy and Royal Marines), Royal Air Force, and British Army. There are usually 30 Chefs (RLC, 2016; Jenkins, 2018),… Read More

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Bacillus Cereus Isolates & Cooked Food Products Delivered by Swiss Army Catering Facilities

Research Paper Title Toxin genes and cytotoxicity levels detected in Bacillus cereus isolates collected from cooked food products delivered by Swiss Army catering facilities. Background Heated food is known to be often contaminated with B. cereus, leading to cases of diarrhoeal or emetic diseases. Battalion kitchens or army catering facilities present a food safety risk,… Read More

Military Catering: ORPs, Halal & Kosher Meals

Ministry of Defence (MOD) personnel in the United Kingdom (UK) and permanent bases overseas are primarily catered for through a number of facilities management contracts. British Armed Forces personnel serving on operations, exercises and Her Majesty’s ships and submarines are catered for under the Deployable Food Programme introduced on 01 October 2017. All food procured for… Read More