27 January 2003
PURPOSE AND SCOPE. This UFC (Unified Facilities Criteria)
presents the design and construction criteria for all Department of Defense (DoD)
enlisted dining facilities for both outside and inside the continental United States.
Its purpose is to provide general and specific design guidance. Special attention
is focused on planning and budgeting, energy conservation, state-of-the-art food
service equipment and design for durability. Emphasis is placed on the design of
functional and pleasant food service facilities that attract and retain service
CANCELLATION. This UFC cancels and supercedes MIL-HDBK-
1036/4, Enlisted Dining Facilities, August 1990.
DISTRIBUTION OF RESPONSIBILITIES By Service
Navy. Navy activities and A/E (Architectural & Engineering)
designers using this UFC are advised there are three participants in the
development of facility design that will review and approve all design
submissions. First, the local Command identifies the need for a new,
modernized or enlarged dining facility and initiates the project development
process. Second, the Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NFEC) reviews
designs of all Navy facilities and determines equipment requirements. Third, the
Naval Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) sets the standards for all Navy food
Direct questions regarding Navy projects to the Criteria Specialist
for Dining Facilities, Naval Facilities Engineering Command, Engineering
Innovation and Criteria Office, 1510 Gilbert Street, Norfolk, VA 23511-2669;
Army. Army activities and A/E designers using this UFC are
advised that there are three participants in the development of facility design.
First, there is the local command that identifies the need for a new, modernized,
or enlarged dining facility and initiates the project development process. Second,
there is the Army Corps of Engineers, Center of Standardization for Army dining
facilities, who is responsible for standards and review of designs of all Army
facilities. Third, the Army Center of Excellence, Subsistence office sets the
standard for all Army food service operations and determines the facilities and
equipment required to perform the operations. The Army Center of Excellence,
Subsistence is the agent of the Army Chief of Staff for Installation Management
(ACSIM) Installation Management Agency (IMA).
Direct questions regarding Army projects to CEW-EV, HQUSACE,
441 G Street NW, Washington DC 20314; telephone 202-761-5903.