The Prince William of Gloucester Barracks - GranthamSaturday 18th May 2019
Lieutenant Colonel Jane Cattermull, Commanding Officer 167 Catering Support Regiment RLC, has invited members of the Army Catering Corps Association to visit Exercise ARMY SUSTAINER, which takes place on Saturday 18th May in Prince William of Gloucester Barracks,Grantham, NG31 7TJ from 1000-1600hrs. Exercise ARMY SUSTAINER is the annual field catering and culinary art competition which tests and showcases the skill and professional expertise of Army chefs of all ranks both regular and reserve. Teams from across the Army, our NATO and industry partners and an ACC Association teamwill take part in competitions throughout the day, focussing on operational capability and the Battle Craft syllabus. All the competitive cooking will be done using the Operational Field Catering System and there is a wide variety of classes ranging from the field catering and improvised categories where judging criteria emphasise the nutritional composition of the meals, to the static classes which are designed to promote and demonstrate higher culinary skills. If you plan to visit Ex ARMY SUSTAINER you must register your intention with the Association by completing the on-line booking form (use the link above)giving your name and car details. You must also take one form of photo ID, a Passport or Driving Licence, to gain access to The Prince William of Gloucester Barracks on the day. The closing date to register is 0900hrs Wednesday 1st May 2019 You are advised you should wear suitable smart outdoor attire with stout footwear. There will be the opportunity to taste the food produced in the team events and refreshments can be bought on site. 167 Catering Support Regiment RLC, the only dedicated Catering Support Regiment, is the successor to Central Volunteer Headquarters (CVHQ) ACC. It is hoped that members of the Association will be able to visit this display of the British Army’s Reserve catering capability of today.