Dietary Aide

Meadow Ridge - Redding, CT3.6

Full-time | Part-timeEstimated: $22,000 - $29,000 a year

Meadow Ridge is the premier life care retirement community in Fairfield County, located on 136 acres in beautiful Redding, Connecticut.

In this unique and enriching environment, we offer Independent and Assisted Living apartment homes, as well as a skilled Health Center where we provide our residents with quality care and services.

Ridge Crest at Meadow Ridge is a certified facility providing skilled nursing for short-term rehabilitation and long-term care.

Meadow Ridge currently has employment opportunities for Dietary Aides.

Our Dietary Aides have the distinct pleasure of providing the finest possible services to the residents in an efficient, professional, and hospitable manner, by working in cooperation with the dietary, kitchen, health center, and assisted living staff. They are also responsible for preparing and serving therapeutic diet trays to health center and assisted living residents in accordance with posted therapeutic diet menus.

Additional responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Providing all residents and their guests with quick, courteous, food and beverage service, following proper service standards in a professional and timely manner.
  • Following opening procedures: re-stocking and rotating of supplies, setting-up stations, and checking cleanliness of the section.
  • Preparing special feedings, nourishment, and snacks as ordered and scheduled.
  • Verifying ordered food items needed for meals are available and ready for service including garnish.
  • Ensuring all stored food and beverage items are properly covered, labeled and dated.
  • Ensuring accuracy while preparing meal trays and dining room tables as per the tray ticket. Also check for accuracy of plated foods at the time of service and adjusting as required.
  • Clearing and setting tables after meal service.
  • Return soiled trays and service-ware to the dish room following proper dish room procedures by sorting glass, silver and china in separate racks and bins.
  • Remove and replace soiled linen after each meal service and place in proper laundry hamper.
  • Performing all closing duties including adequately restocking the station for the next shift, breaking down, cleaning, and sanitizing station thoroughly.
  • Forwards received diet orders to the dietary office when open or puts such order into the system.
  • Communicates residents’ personal and equipment concerns to the supervisor in a timely manner.

We value our employees and provide one of the industry's best and most comprehensive flexible benefits packages including: 401(K) with employer match; comprehensive medical, dental and vision plan; life insurance; supplemental policies; and scholarship program.

Meadow Ridge is an equal opportunity employer and acts in accordance with applicable law on all of our hiring and employment practices. We strictly prohibit discrimination based on characteristics such as age; ancestry; color; disability; gender; marital status; national origin; race; religion; sexual orientation or veteran status.

Thank you for your interest in learning more about the employment opportunities Meadow Ridge may have for you. Please submit your resume today!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Food Service: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Dietary: 1 year (Preferred)
  • dietary aide: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly