Dietary Aide Job Description

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Dietary Aide

Dietary Aide responsibilities

  • Setting up tables or other dining areas with attention to cleanliness and order
  • Preparing meals under the supervision of a dietary manager or cook
  • Delivering dishes and trays at designated times and rooms

Dietary Aide Job Description Template

Job Brief

We are looking for a qualified Dietary Aide to prepare and serve food to people in our facilities. You will deliver dishes and ensure good sanitary condition in cooking and dining premises.

A Dietary Aide must be capable to prepare food following instructions while adhering to all safety and health standards. They must be competent and conscientious with a customer-oriented approach.

The goal is to provide excellent food services by following instructions and standards.


  • Set up tables or other dining areas with attention to cleanliness and order
  • Prepare meals under the supervision of a dietary manager or cook
  • Deliver dishes and trays at designated times and rooms
  • Take down dining areas and collect plates, glasses etc. 
  • Discard leftovers and take out garbage
  • Clean food stations and wash dishes, cooking vessels and silverware
  • Stock ingredients and monitor inventory
  • Assist in keeping track of expenses and menu planning
  • Help maintain kitchen equipment and appliances


  • Proven experience as a dietary aide
  • Further experience in customer service will be appreciated
  • Knowledge of sanitation and safety guidelines
  • Skilled in preparing meals according to instructions
  • Apt in operating cookware, bakeware and cooking appliances
  • Friendly with good communication skills
  • Good physical condition and stamina
  • High school diploma or equivalent; certification in food services is a plus

Dietary Aide Job Description Examples

Dietary Aide • Sandpiper Healthcare & Rehab Center

Sandpiper Healthcare & Rehab Center -

Performs a variety of tasks usually not requiring cooking skills in the preparation, service, and clean up for meals served to patients and staff in the nursing center and other special events...

GENERAL DUTIES• Assists cook as directed by the food service director• Prepares and labels nourishments according to center procedures• Prepares and portions ...

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Dietary Aide • Primrose Retirement Communities, LLC

Full and Part-time and On-call (PRN); Rotating, Days, Evenings

Primrose Retirement Communities began over 30 years ago with a simple mission - to honor our seniors by offering a variety of healthy, happy lifestyle options...

By getting the right people on the team at all levels of the organization and by making work fun, we will create a culture where the best people will want to work, reside...

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Food Service Worker/Kitchen Helper/Dietary Aide • Healthcare Services Group, Inc.

Food Service Worker/Kitchen Helper/Dietary Aide

US-MO-SAINT JOSEPH...Requisition ID: 254Shift: Multiple Shifts Available


Healthcare Services Group (HCSG) services thousands of accounts nationwide and is now hiring a Dietary Aidein your area! With a custom, state of the art training program, there are engaging opportunities regardless of where you are in your career. If you crave t...

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Dietary Aide • Wilber Care Center

Job Description

Dietary Assistant position part time 4PM-8:30PM. Every other weekend and ever other holiday required. Must have taken or be willing to take Covid-19 vaccine. This would work as a great after school job or just part time job. Benefits include vacation and sick time prorated according to hours worked, Pay based off previous experience. Job will include washing dishes, setting... ...

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