Accession Number : ADA296471

Title :   Cooks' Opinions of the Armed Forces Recipe Service.

Descriptive Note : Final rept. May 94-Mar 95,

Corporate Author : ARMY NATICK RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER MA

Personal Author(s) : Kluter, Robert A. ; Lesher, Larry L.

PDF Url : ADA296471

Report Date : JUN 1995

Pagination or Media Count : 97

Abstract : The survey of military cooks reported herein was an initial step in a multiphase program titled Advanced Food Equipment and Automation of the Armed Forces Recipe Service (AFRS). The program consists of two major requirements: (1) To bring AFRS recipes up to the state-of-the-art by (a) accommodating new labor saving equipment and reduced numbers of cooks; (b) taking advantage of new ingredients and new food items; and (c) meeting nutritional requirements and changing consumer preferences and demands for menu variety. (2)To automate the AFRS process, including (a) recipe development - formulation, nutrient analysis and testing and (b) a four Services automated system for recipe approval, publication and dissemination.

Descriptors :   *MILITARY FORCES(UNITED STATES), *NUTRIENT ANALYSIS, REQUIREMENTS, AUTOMATION, REDUCTION, SURVEYS, LABOR, NUMBERS, FOOD, NUTRITION, SAVINGS, FOOD PROCESSING.

Subject Categories : Food, Food Service and Nutrition
      Logistics, Military Facilities and Supplies

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE