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Waitstaff - Assisted Living

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Hartford HealthCare Senior Services at Mulberry Garden


Plantsville, CT

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Job Schedule: Part Time
Standard Hours: 24
Job Shift: Shift 1
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The Food and Nutrition Department at Mulberry Gardens provides restaurant-style service to residents in our assisted living and early memory loss community. Meals are prepared and served 3 times a day in one of our five dining rooms. Join us at Mulberry Gardens as we utilize teamwork and strong customer service skills to provide residents with the very best quality of life!

Conduct pre-meal set up including but not limited to filling water pitchers, filling
butter containers, placing linens and setting out dinnerware and utensils.

Explain menu selections to residents and/or guests so that they are fully aware
of all the menu items that are available; understand and articulate knowledge of
the ingredients used in preparing all dishes on the menu. Understand and
explain all alternative menu choices available.

Take all food orders clearly and precisely.

Assure quality table service by utilizing proper service techniques, and
exhibiting a cheerful, courteous and positive attitude while adapting to the
various needs of each resident.

Time delivery of food from the kitchen and expedite food delivery to residents.
Follow proper sequence of food delivery to insure food arrives to the table at the
correct temperature.

Conduct post meal clean-up including but not limited to removing all dinnerware
to kitchen, vacuuming dining room, and cleaning chairs.

Maintain the highest standard of personal hygiene and adhere to the
department uniform policy including the continuous wearing of a Mulberry
Gardens authorized nametag.

Responsible for promoting an environment that results in resident satisfaction by
exhibiting a positive attitude and timely response to resident needs and

Follow department and Mulberry Gardens policies and
procedures and federal, state and local laws and regulations, where applicable.

All other duties as required and consistent with the education and skills required
for this position.


  • Excellent customer service and communication skills

  • Compassionate approach to older adults

  • Previous experience as a waitperson or in a food service environment desirable.

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With locations around the state, Hartford HealthCare offers exciting opportunities for career development and growth. Here, you are part of an organization on the cutting edge – helping to bring new technologies, breakthrough treatments and community education to countless men, women and children. We know that a thriving organization starts with thriving employees-- we provide a competitive benefits program designed to ensure work/life balance. Every moment matters. And this is your moment

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