Military Chef Lynval Weise
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Chef Lynval Weise's Path to 5 Star Military Master Chef

MilitaryChefs.com’s 5 Star Military Chef Certification Program offers you the opportunity to test, document, and certify your food
service skills and knowledge. Using written/online exams, at home practical testing and your previous advancements and  
accomplishments, we are able to verify and rank you in five separate categories of achievement.  Each of these ranks coincides
with the stages in your career. Successfully completing each rank will lead you along the path to becoming one of the few who
have dominated all military food service, the Military Master Chef, the best of the best.

1 Star Military Culinarian - MC1 (Complete)
(An entry level military culinary professional)

o        Currently E-3 or above in military food service (Complete)
o        Passed Basic Military Food Service Training School (Complete)
o        Passed MC1 online tests 1-5 with a score of  70% or higher (Complete)

2 Star Military Sous Chef - MC2 (Complete)
(A military chef capable of supervising a shift in a foodservice operation)

o        Currently E-4 or above in military food service (Complete)
o        Passed Basic Military Food Service Training School Complete)
o        Passed MC1 online tests 1-5 with a score of 70% or higher (Complete)
o        Passed MC2 online tests 1-8 with a score of 70% or higher (Complete)

3 Star Military Chef - MC3 (Complete)
(A military chef capable of supervising and performing all food production in foodservice operations including banquet halls, off
site catering companies, institutional foodservice, colligate food service, business style food service, hotels, clubs, hospitals,
noncommercial food service and hold positions as personal chefs on yachts, private homes, or hotels.)

o        Currently E-5 or above in military food service (Complete)
o        Passed Basic Military Food Service Training School (Complete)
o        Passed any form of Advanced Culinary Training, Competition, Degree or Achievement. (Complete)
o        Passed MC1 online tests 1-5 with a score of 70% or higher (Complete)
o        Passed MC2 online tests 1-8 with a score of 70% or higher (Complete)
o        Passed MC3 online tests 1-8 with a score of 80% or higher (Complete)


4 Star Military Executive Chef - MC4
(A military chef capable of performing as a department head responsible for all culinary aspects  in foodservice  operations
including banquet halls, off site catering,  institutional foodservice, colligate food service, business style food service,
noncommercial food service, clubs, or the owner of a foodservice operation.)

o        Currently a Certified  MC3 – Military Chef (Complete)
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    E-6 or above in military food service
o        An ACF Certified Chef de Cuisine (CCC) or above
o        Hold an Associates Degree
o        Passed MC4 online tests 1-7 with a score of 80% or higher


5 Star Military Master Chef - MC5
(The best of the best and few and far between, Military Master Chefs possess the highest degree of military and civilian food
service knowledge. They excel in all aspects of the business and culinary side of foodservice. They have proven themselves as
executive chefs through the ACF certification process, culinary competition success, civilian college education, military
advancement, leadership and food service management experience. During their time in service to the country, Military Master
Chef’s have conquered every aspect of military food service and have brilliantly set themselves up for success in retirement.)

o        Currently a Certified MC4 – Military Executive Chef
o        E-7 or above in military food service
o        An ACF Certified Executive Chef (CEC) or above
o        Hold a Bachelors Degree or other Major Achievement
o        Acted as Captain or Manager of an ACF Culinary Team or Equivalent
o        Passed MC5 Online Tests 1-5 with a score of 90% or higher