Hebrew SeniorLife

Diet Aide

Job Locations US-MA-Roslindale
Job ID


Hebrew SeniorLife in Roslindale is currently looking for Culinary Associates to join our dynamic team! We are currently offering:


Per Diem

12 hour Positions

24 Hour Positions

32 Hour Positions


*Must have flexible weekend availability*


• Breakdown dining room and run dirty plates and utensils through dish machine
• Clean cooking equipment in kitchen
• Transport food and non food items to and from assigned country kitchen as directed.
• Understand and follow nutrition guidelines as determined by clinical staff are followed.
• Understand and follow all Kosher regulations.
• Plate and serve all food properly according to the established recipes, utilizing proper portion control.
• Knowledge and understanding of menu’s and recipes.
• Work with Manager Culinary and Ancillary Services on menu changes
• Knowledge and execution of proper food handling
• Knowledge and execution of portion control
• Communicate production needs to the Manager Culinary and Ancillary Services
• Communicate waste to the Manager Culinary and Ancillary Services so proper adjustments can be made
• Communicate quality and food experience to the Manager Culinary and Ancillary Services
• Garnish all plates, presentation is important
• Hold all food at proper temperatures to ensure food is presented attractively.
• Cover, label, and date all food to be stored in the refrigerators and freezers.
• Clean, sanitize, and maintain all work areas, storage areas, utensils and equipment according to the latest regulatory (state, federal and Kosher) requirements.
• Clean all dishes and tableware for each meal, and return all equipment to the proper storage space.
• Take food and supply inventory daily (or as directed) and provides storeroom staff par stock order as directed.
• Maintain the temperature log system, and follow up with appropriate staff upon if results fall outside the boundaries.
• Recognize problems and work towards improving systems and procedures.
• Inform supervisor or manager of any problems relating to missing or defective equipment.
• Attend regular meetings as assigned.
• Perform additional related duties as directed.


  • High School or equivalent plus post high school specializing in food service training.
  • 1 to 3 years experience in the food service industry, preferable in a healthcare setting
  • Knowledge and experience of methods and procedures involved in cooking, salad preparation, sandwich making, sanitation, and storage.
  • Basic knowledge of therapeutic diets.
  • Must be able to speak, read, and write fluently in the English language
  • May be exposed to heat, cold, moisture, odors and other food service area elements.
  • Frequent bending, stooping, reaching, prolong standing
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be able to push and/or pull food carts 


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