Culinary Specialists prepare menus and order the quantities and types of food items. They operate kitchen and dining facilities, manage large facilities, keep records for food supplies and financial budgets, and can even serve as flight attendant aircrewmen. They can also serve as personal food service specialist, Household or Estate Manager or Chef for an admiral, the First Family, President of the United States at Camp David and the White House, to the Vice President at the Naval Observatory or for a commanding officer aboard ship or at shore bases. Ashore, Culinary Specialists often manage and maintain clubs, TAD hotels and Permananent Party naval barracks.
This coin is dedicated to and salutes all Navy personnel who have achieved the CS rate. This coin is minted in a nickel ally, given an antique finish, and embued with a durable deep blue enamel. The reverse, which features a stylized anchor and Navy emblem.
Each coin measures 1 3/4 inch (44mm) in diameter.