Job Scope:

A Dietary Aide works under the general command of the Director or Food Service Supervisor. S/he performs various tasks associated with the preparation and presentation of the cafeteria and patient meal services. S/he assists is also accountable for maintaining clean and sanitary environment within the Health Care facility.


A High school diploma or GED is usually required for this position. 6-12 months experience in a high-volume food production facility is desirable.

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Dietary Aide Cover Letter Sample


99 Example Street
Mirage, CA 65258
June 9, 2014

Mr. Arnold Johnson
Senior Manager (Food Service)
Emeritus Senior Living
Rancho Mirage, CA 32141


Dear Mr. Johnson:

My friendly personality, patient service experience, and education make me a strong candidate for the Dietary Aide position currently open at Emeritus Senior Living. I learned of the position through career website of indeed.

From my previous jobs and internships, I gained hands-on experience in assisting in the preparation and portioning food items, serving, delivery and supplying food and dispensing beverages. In addition, I have a demonstrated ability to wash pots and utensils, cleaning and sanitizing work area, transporting equipment and maintaining accurate records of food served.

Furthermore, I have good written and verbal communication, customer service and time management skills, proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision. My enclosed resume contains more details about my skills and qualifications suitable for Dietary Aide position.

I would like to apply my abilities at Emeritus Senior Living and would like very much to talk with you about Dietary Aide position. I will follow up this letter with a phone call next week to see if it will be appropriate to arrange a time to meet with you. I can be reached at [Contact #].

Thank you for your time and consideration.



Anna Brown

Enclosure: resume