CHARLOTTESVILLE - Culinary Aide/Server

Job Description


Linden House Assisted Living is a brand new, 82 apartment facility in Charlottesville, VA to include Assisted Living residents as well as Memory Care.

As a Culinary Aide you will be responsible for serving resident meals in the dining area and assisting with daily food service functions to help ensure superior customer service and a pleasant dining experience.   This position also assists with kitchen clean-up activities including operating the dishwasher.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serves resident meals in dining room or other common dining areas of the facility. 
  • Delivers meals to resident apartments upon request by Food Service Director or Cook on duty.
  • Sets and re-sets dining room tables before and after meals and any function held in the dining room.  This includes replacement of linens, silverware, glassware, condiments, etc. according to established protocol.
  • Prior to meals, ensures adequate table condiments including salt, pepper, sweeteners, creamers, relishes, etc.
  • Assists with salad bar food preparation and set-up as assigned.
  • Assists residents and guests as needed and / or requested to their tables, to their seats, and at the soup / salad bar.
  • Restocks soup / salad bar with food items as needed.
  • Prepares and serves beverages according to resident requests.
  • Washes dishes, pot and pans and assists with kitchen clean-up as assigned.
  • Assists with garbage removal as assigned.
  • Assists with periodic deep cleaning procedures in the dining room, kitchen, dietary storage rooms, refrigerators, and freezers.
  • Helps put away stock after food order delivery is received.
  • Observes all infection control standards including the wearing of hair nets, gloves, aprons, etc. and washes hands frequently.




Must have desire and ability to comfortably interact with seniors using superior customer service, genuine compassion, and a hospitality approach


Other Essential Requirements:

  • As part of its mission to provide a welcoming, homelike environment for its residents, Linden House promotes the use of animals as pets in the facility both as common facility pets and as pets owned and brought in by individual residents.  All employees must possess the ability and desire to work in a pet-friendly environment which will include performing job duties in the presence of pets, handling and caring for pets as may be required, and cleaning up after pets as necessary.    
  • Demonstrates verbal and written communication skills (in the English language) sufficient to perform the principle duties and responsibilities outlined in this position description


 Cambridge Healthcare values your past experience and wishes to review your full work history as part of its consideration of your suitability for the position.  Although we welcome a current resume and invite you to submit it as part of the application process, it is not a substitute for a complete application, including work history.        

EOE –Drug-free workplace