JCCoE is under the command of the Quartermaster General (QMG) and reports to both the QMG and Army Deputy Chief of Staff, G-4 (Logistics). It serves as the single point of contact regarding all aspects of the Army Food Program for garrison, field, and contingency operations (CONOPS) feeding. Major mission areas are listed below; Army Regulation (AR) 30-22, The Army Food Program (available at www.usapa.army.mil) contains detailed responsibilities.
Serves as the Soldier advocate and executive agent for the entire Army Food Program including training and operations for garrison, field, and CONOPS feeding.
Develops new feeding concepts for the Army Food Program.
Develops standards for menus, nutrition and operational rations.
Writes regulations and technical/procedural publications.
Implements policies for both active and reserve components.
Establishes effective food safety, dining facility design, food service equipment and food service management oversight methods and principles.
Represents Army in the joint arena as a voting member in Department of Defense (DOD) Food Program Committees.
Evaluates current and proposed food systems; identifies and analyzes deficiencies and shortfalls; and seeks solutions to remedy these deficiencies and shortfalls.
Administers Army Food Program competition and recognition programs.
Trains enlisted Soldiers in the entire scope of the Army Food Program.
The premier Joint food service training institution and central
focal point for the Armed Services in both entry-level and advanced culinary
training; Corporate Headquarters and Quartermaster School Advisor for the
Army Worldwide Food Service Program.
In February 1989, the Chief of Staff, Army directed the formation of the Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence (ACES) by merging two organizations: (1) the Directorate of Food Service, U.S. Army Troop Support Agency and (2) the Subsistence and Food Service Department, U.S. Army Quartermaster Center and School (QMC&S). ACES officially began with the completion of asset transfer on October 1, 1989 at Fort Lee, Virginia. In September, 2009, ACES was re-aligned under the Sustainment Center of Excellence (SCoE) as the Joint Culinary Center of Excellence (JCCoE). The JCCoE is separated into three directorates: Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence Operations Directorate (ACES OD); Joint Culinary Training Directorate (JCTD) and the Special Programs Directorate (SPD).
JCCoE is organized into 3 Directorates. Each Directorate supports the overall JCCoE Mission. Within each Directorate there are several Divisions and Branches. Each Division and corresponding Branch is responsible for monitoring and/or implementing the Army Food Service Program in accordance with Army Regulations: AR 30-22 and DA PAM 30-22.
JCCoE organization of Directorates and Divisions is as follows:
JCCoE Operations Directorate:
Represents the Director, JCCoE, the Commanding General, USAQMS, the Commander, CASCOM, the Commander, TRADOC, and the HQDA ODCSLOG on issues involving subsistence management and feeding in both garrison and battlefield environments.
Concepts, Systems, and Policy Division
Quality Assurance Division
Management Assistance Division
Facilities and Equipment Division
Reserve Component Division
Special Programs Directorate:
For DA DCSLOG, manages the DA International Food Service Executives Association, Philip A. Connelly Awards Program for Food Service Excellence.
U.S. Army Culinary Arts Program
Philip A. Connelly Awards Program
Joint Culinary Training Directorate:
Serves as the principal advisor to the Director, JCCoE, the Commander and to the DA DCSLOG on all issues involving food operations and subsistence management training.
Basic Food Service Training Division
Advanced Food Service Training Division
Enlisted Aide Training Course
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Last updated on: October 18, 2016