CSIG Holding Company

Dietary Aide



Dietary Aide

StoryPoint of Troy


Position Summary:


The Dietary Aide performs a variety of food service functions in maintaining clean and sanitary conditions of food service areas, facilities, and equipment. The Dietary Aide assists in food preparation and plates food according to dietary guidelines for regular and special diets.


Required Experience for a Dietary Aide:

  • High school diploma (or equivalent) or technical school
  • Strong ability to work independently and manage meal service for 20 residents
  • Some food service work experience required
  • Great communication skills are required

Primary Responsibilities of a Dietary Aide:

  • Handle, transport, and plate food for residents, guests, and employees
  • Plate food according to the planned menu using standard recipes
  • Plate food items following portion guidelines and garnishing instructions
  • Ensures that sufficient food is prepped and/or prepared
  • Communicates with supervisor of shortages or outages
  • Ensures freshness, cooking status, and proper temperature of all food being served
  • Maintain all daily logs, postings, and documentations required for meal services
  • Stocks and cleans station for next shift
  • Follows proper food rotation policies
  • Handles food and equipment according to sanitation policies and procedures
  • Operates equipment in a safe manner
  • Reports any discrepancies in his/her area to Executive Chef
  • Delivers and retrieves food carts to and from satellite kitchens
  • Sets up service line and prepare for meal service
  • Wash, sanitize, and properly store dishes and utensils from meal services
  • Monitors and controls use of soap and cleaning agents in dishwasher
  • Maintain cleanliness and sanitation throughout work areas
  • Performs daily or scheduled cleaning duties in accordance with established policies and procedures
  • Scrubs and mops floors, cleans and sanitizes equipment
  • Prepares snacks and beverages for between-meal service to residents
  • Reports malfunctioning equipment to the Executive Chef
  • Promotes positive public relations with residents, family members, and guests
  • Knowledgeable of the resident rights, and ensures an atmosphere which allows for privacy, dignity, and well-being of all residents in a safe and secure environment
  • Maintain safety, including universal precautions and safe work practices, established fire/safety/disaster plans, risk management, and security
  • Clean and inspect kitchen appliances and work areas in order to ensure cleanliness and functional operation
  • Present professional appearance by wearing uniform and name tag
  • Maintain a positive attitude that supports team performance and productivity

Serving is our Business

This classification description is intended to indicate the general kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty that are required of positions given this title and should not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be.  It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of any supervisor to assign, direct and control the work of the employees under her/his supervision.  The use of a particular expression or illustration describing duties shall not exclude other duties not mentioned that are of a similar kind or level of difficulty.


Equal Opportunity Employer


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