• Talking Turkey: Thanksgiving at Dover AFB 2023

    Thanksgiving decorations sit on a table before lunch service at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware, Nov. 23, 2023. Team Dover members gathered together to share a Thanksgiving meal prepared by the Patterson Dining Facility staff. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Amanda Jett)

  • Patterson DFAC officially reopens, celebrates AF birthday

    After closing for approximately two months due to renovations and upgrades, the Patterson Dining Facility officially reopened Sept. 17, 2021 at Dover Air Force Base, Delaware.Food service resumed normal operations Sept. 10, with a soft reopening allowing military and civilian personnel assigned to

  • Celebrity chef shares passion for health and food with Dover Airmen

    Celebrity chef Robert Irvine facilitated a Dorm to Gourm class for 10 Dover Airmen at the Fitness Center, Aug. 27, 2019.Irvine and Shane Cash, Irvine’s corporate chef, came to the base, cooked and visited with Airmen.After his arrival and short introductions, Irvine divided up the class into five

  • Patterson Dining Facility: Serving up excellence

    DOVER AIR FORCE BASE, Del. – The staff at the Patterson Dining Facility is a combined team of 24 active-duty Airmen from the 436th Force Support Squadron and 23 Sodexo employees. They serve up four meals a day, to include a midnight meal. Eating at the DFAC now means you can choose from literally