Some soldiers are not only good at military schooling but also at cooking. Today we’ll meet those of them who attend the military school house and become real professionals.
The military cook house was created in 1961. Logisticians spend three months on becoming familiar with every detail of kitchenry.
“Left facing, right facing, face about, marching in place”.
The school commander.
Preparation of soldier’s bread.
Former cadets of the school can be met everywhere including Moscow restaurants.
Breadmaking is one of the main subjects of the course.
To get tasty bread the work had to be done manually.
The temperature in the furnace is 35-40 degrees Celsius.
Putting bread inside the furnace.
Bread will be made inside the tent.
The cadets can use not only a ladle but also a hammer.
Soldiers get the place ready during 2 hours and are busy with bread making after that. The largest bakery weighs 17 250 kg and produces 587 kg of ready-made products. It takes 9-12 (sometimes 4,5) to make bread.
There are 7 similar schools in Russia but this school is the biggest one.
Mobile kitchens embracing 10, 20, 30, 75 and 170 people are located at the spot.
Just learn how the gas can be turned on, and the teacher will guide you through the rest of the process.
Opening fish cans in the next tent.
Cooking a red-beet soup.
They have only 2.5 hours to cook the dinner.
Studying military characteristics of the field kitchen.
Arrival at another spot.
Getting a battalion meal station ready.
It takes 20 minutes to assemble the tent which has everything necessary to make food.
Bread is ready.
Let’s go to the classrooms.
‘Laboratory of practical food making’
Every soldier is offered two variants of menu and baked food including pies and rolls. Those who are going to attend the cook school are even more lucky as they once a week they will have home made food.
The instructor tries the meal and gives marks. After that the students can start eating.
Soldiers can move around the territory only as a unit.
They will have a dinner outdoors.
The doctor checks whether their utensils are clear.
Food wastes are almost absent.
They play musical instruments too.