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Dining Attendant

Company The Courtyard at Little Chico Creek
Location Chico, CA

The Dining Attendant is responsible for providing meal service for residents of the facility in accordance with regulatory guidelines and in a friendly and professional manner. This position is also responsible for dining room and kitchen clean-up.

Essential Functions: 

  • Promptly greets residents in a friendly manner and directs them to seating for each meal.
  • Obtains resident meal orders and provides orders to the Executive Chef or on-duty cook.  At breakfast or any other meal served buffet-style, the dining attendant will assist residents in obtaining desired meal selections.
  • Serves residents their meals and beverages in a pleasant, courteous, and respectful manner.
  • Assists residents during meal time as needed.
  • Demonstrates proper personal hygiene and food service sanitation practices.
  • Clears tables after meals and provides dining room and kitchen clean-up.
  • Ensures that soaps, detergents, cleaning compounds, and similar substances are properly and safely stored in areas separate and apart from food supplies.
  • Ensures that all dining room and kitchen areas are kept clean and free of any litter, debris, or food particles so as to avoid infestation of rodents, vermin, and insects.
  • Ensures that all utensils used for eating and drinking and in preparation of food and drink have been cleaned and sanitized before and after each use.
  • Immediately notifies the Administrator, Nurse, or Food Services Manager/Executive Chef of any irregular dining and/or personal habits exhibited by the residents.
  • Adheres to guidelines in the employee handbook including dress code, conduct, and scheduling.
  • Regular attendance.

Core Competencies/Qualifications:

  • Commitment to the company‚Äôs mission.
  • High school diploma or GED. Additional education and/or training preferred.
  • Education, training, skills, and experience necessary to carry out assignments.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and communicate effectively.  Demonstrated skill in correct grammar, spelling, and English usage.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with co-workers, administrative team, and residents.


The Courtyard at Little Chico Creek is a well-established company enabling residents to live full and independent lives supported by a sense of family and community. We provide the widest possible range of amenities and services. We help residents create a lifestyle tailored to their individual needs and goals, and provide residential care communities for the elderly that exemplify the concept of dignity, privacy and independence. All of this exists within an environment that enhances the physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual health of each resident.

To apply please stop by to fill out an application at: The Courtyard at Little Chico Creek, 1770 Humboldt Road, Chico, CA 95928, or apply online. Hignell, Inc. is an EOE.

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