IDF medical squads have often proved to be effective and capable in the field, but do they know their way around the kitchen?

IDF Master Chef: Medical Corps

By day: IDF medical personnel. By other days: enterprising chefs

Today, the commanders of Training Base 6 (Hebrew: Bahad 6), the training base for the Medical Corps, set off to find the answer. In a competition meant to build team spirit, every medical squad — each from a different unit — received the same ingredients with one task at hand: make the best meal.

IDF Master Chef: Medical Corps

Before…

IDF Master Chef: Medical Corps

And after.

For the next few hours, the hard-working medics focused their brains and creativity on making the best dish, rather than saving the next patient.

IDF Master Chef: Medical Corps

Looks complicated.

IDF Master Chef: Medical Corps

Presenting the dishes to the panel of judges

In the end, one team was declared as the winner, and the competitors set down for a royal dinner. Doctor’s orders.

IDF Master Chef: Medical Corps

Who said army food wasn't up to par?

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