Dietary Aide

Cantex Continuing Care Network - Sugar Land, TX


Come by to apply at 11353 Sugar Park Lane, Sugarland, Texas 77478


Title: Dining Services Aide/Tray Aide/Dishwasher

Reports To: Dining Services Director

Job Summary:

The overall purpose of the Dining Services Aide position is to provide assistance in the delivery of Dining Services. This position may prepare and/or serve food items, set up tables and trays, wash tableware and cooking utensils, perform general cleaning tasks and deliver soiled linen to the laundry department.


  • Experience in food service and using food service equipment is preferred.
  • Ability to read, write, and speak the English language.

Essential Functions:

  • Assures that sanitation and quality standards are met.
  • Scrapes, stacks, loads, and washes dishes and tableware and utensils in dishwashing machine or by hand, according to instructions. Unloads and stores tableware and utensils.
  • Sanitizes food carts and dishwashing counters after each meal, and keeps dishwashing area clean at all times.
  • Logs and records wash/rinse temperatures and sanitizing levels.
  • Neatly arranges tray and/or table setting with proper tableware, condiments and tray card.
  • Performs various food preparation tasks, and assists in apportioning servings.
  • Prepares and serves beverages per recipe.
  • Cleans beverage dispensers according to manufacturer’s instructions.
  • Performs other cleaning tasks according to established schedules.
  • May prepare and/or deliver nourishment and supplements identified with resident name and room number.
  • Maintains tray cards making changes as may be directed or necessary.
  • Delivers soiled linens to laundry.
  • Identifies and corrects safety hazards.
  • Fills orders for between-meal nourishments as assigned.
  • Wrap flatware in napkins, as applicable.
  • Clear and wipe dining tables following meals.
  • Maintain daily care of dishwasher and dish washing area, lavatory and sink, salad work table, dish storage cabinet, and food carts.
  • Empty trash cans daily and clean them thoroughly. Replace liners and return cans to stations.
  • Assist with care of floors in department by sweeping and/or mopping at a time when food is not being prepared or served.
  • Has reviewed Cantex Continuing Care Network Policy and Procedures for Abuse Prevention and knows the employee’s responsibility to enforce it.
  • Attends weekly in-services, understands, and complies with Resident Care Management Systems.
  • Performs other duties and tasks as assigned.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time


  • Food Service: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Dietary: 1 year (Preferred)