Military Dining



Military members dining at Hurlburt Field are treated to award winning food prepared by honored personnel. The John L. Hennessy Award for excellence in food service was bestowed upon the staff at Hurlburt in '97, '98, '99, '01, ’05, ’11, '12, ‘14 and '15. Hurlburt Dining Facilities believe a team dedicated to excellence can achieve amazing results! We offer two top-notch facilities: The Riptide Dining Facility serving an A' La Carte menu collocated with The Flight Kitchen serving Flight/Ground meals which can be provided 24/7 and The Reef serving the only 7 day a week full-time buffet in the Air Force!

The Reef
Monday-Friday Breakfast: 6-8:30am | Lunch: 11am-12:30pm
Dinner: 4:30-6:30pm

Saturday, Sunday and Holidays Breakfast: 7:30-9am
Lunch: 11am-12:30pm | Dinner: 4:30-6:30pm

The facility is set-up as an all-you-can-eat buffet style. It currently provides more than 500 meals daily and is the only facility in the Air Force providing full-time buffet meals.

Take-out meals are NOT available at this dining facility.

The Riptide
Monday-Friday Breakfast: 6–8am | Lunch: 11am–12:30pm | Dinner 4:30-6:30pm

Ground Support and Flight Meals Mon-Fri: 4:30am–2am

On call number is (850) 240-3861. Please allow a two-hour response time. Please call if meals are needed on the weekends, holidays and between the hours of 2am-5am on weekdays

The Riptide is a multi-purpose dining and fitness facility that offers a state-of-the-art equipment to further the Air Force mission of excellence in health, fitness and nutrition.

Now offering the Riptide Bakery! Cookies, cakes, pies and cobbler! View today's selections beyond the counter on the right.