Dietary Aide Job Description

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Dietary Aide

Dietary Aide duties and 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
Last Updated 09 Jan, 2023

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