Dietary Aide Resume Samples

Updated on June 18, 2019

Dietary Aide Job Description

• Prepares food items and assembles ready foods for patient trays

• Serves foods in the rooms and cafeteria


• Delivers food trays to patients’ units and dining area

• Provides service in the dining room and dish room

• Cleans cafeteria tables, and resets counter area after meals

• Washes pots and pans area



• Adheres to the facility and departmental policies and procedures

• Follows good hygiene, safety, and pollution control policies


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Dietary Aide Resume Sample 1


Harold Wilson
44 Unicorn Ave, Richmond, VA 45002
(004) 857-9854


Courteous and detail-oriented Dietary Aide with 11+ years’ hands-on experience in providing food prep and service assistance to hospitals and healthcare institutes. Outgoing personality with excellent customer service and listening skills. In-depth knowledge of various nutritional supplements and tube feeding protocols.


– Catering
– Hygiene Maintenance
– Food Service
– Nutrient Calculation
– Tube Feeding
– Tray Setting
– Temperature Management
– Kitchen Assistance
– Record Keeping
– Dish Washing
– Recipe Development
– Food Storage

• Attained 100% nutritional accuracy on orders by implementing vigilant and proactive nutritional calculation strategies
• Streamlined the food supply operations to enhance the speed of service by 10 minutes per order on the average
• Earned the ‘Most proficient dietary aide’ award in 2014


Dietary Aide
VCU HEALTH SYSTEM, Richmond, VA | 5/2008 to Present

• Assist cook in meal tray preparation
• Serve meals as per given chart menu catering for the special needs of patients
• Devise recipes that are delicious and compliant with the specific dietary requirements
• Prepare liquid diets as per instructions and feed chronic patients through nasal or stomach tubes
• Adhere to cleanliness and safety procedures
• Prepare bar items neatly and set up the salad/dessert bar
• Maintain dining room area in a fully-organized fashion

Kitchen Assistant 
NORMANDY HEALTHCARE, Richmond, VA | 7/2003 – 5/2008

• Assisted in food preparation and serving tasks
• Maintained the kitchen workstations in a hygienic and orderly manner
• Set up and cleaned serving areas
• Washed and sanitized all reusable utensils and dishes


• Thoroughly familiar with HACCP food handling guidelines
• Good physical stamina; ability to stand and walk intermittently
• Trilingual: English, French, and Spanish


Dietary Aide Resume Sample 2
(Less Experience)


Mary Anderson
68 5th Ave, Raleigh, NC 63298
(000) 587-9574 | [Email]


Over 1-year experience in preparing and serving food and beverages per recipe or facility procedure. Capable of performing a variety of food preparation tasks. Proficient in arranging trays and setting the table with appropriate tableware and condiments.

• Track record of working quickly, correctly, and professionally
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Positive attitude and ability to multitask
• A high degree of service orientation
• Capable of standing for extended periods
• Able to work beyond duty time including evenings and weekends

• Reorganized food supply procedures, improved efficiency by 30%.
• Designed and implemented a new food serving strategy that improved patients satisfaction.
• [List your achievements here]


Dietary Aide
HILL HOSPITAL – Raleigh, NC       May 2017 – Present

• Prepare and serve nutritious meals and snacks to patients, staff, and visitors
• Assist cooks and operate required tools to accomplish service
• Clean work area, utensils, dishes, and pots and pans
• Check the inventory of items and fill orders
• Run and fill various food-service machines
• Follow diagrams and lists to prepare patient trays to specifications
• Pleasantly interact with clientele and handle customer complaints

Dietary Aide
HOUSTON SENIOR LIVING – Houston, TX    Feb 2017 – May 2017

• Took and delivered food orders
• Plated and served food to patients
• Ensured resident satisfaction
• Provided fast, well-organized and pleasant delivery of food
• Assisted in bussing and resetting tables
• Performed cleanliness responsibilities in kitchen and pantries


High School Diploma

“I always ensure that cleanliness and quality standards are met.”

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