Food Servers, Nonrestaurant
Also called: Dietary Aide, Dietary Assistant, Food Service Worker, Server
What they do:Serve food to individuals outside of a restaurant environment, such as in hotel rooms, hospital rooms, residential care facilities, or cars.
On the job, you would:
- Examine trays to ensure that they contain required items.
- Place food servings on plates or trays according to orders or instructions.
- Monitor food distribution, ensuring that meals are delivered to the correct recipients and that guidelines, such as those for special diets, are followed.
Arts and Humanities
- English language
- customer service
- keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
- listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
- looking for ways to help people
- listen and understand what people say
- communicate by speaking
Hand and Finger Use
- keep your arm or hand steady
People interested in this work like activities that include helping people, teaching, and talking.
They do well at jobs that need:
- Social Orientation
- Self Control
- Stress Tolerance
You might use software like this on the job:
Data base user interface and query software
- CBORD Nutrition Service Suite
- Picis CareSuite Dietary Manager
- Capital Codeworks MenuMax
Office suite software
- Microsoft Office