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Career and Education Opportunities for Dietary Technicians

In general, dietary technicians assist dietitians in the provision of food service and nutritional programs. They also under the supervision of dietitians, may plan and produce meals based on established guidelines, teach principles of food and nutrition, or counsel individuals.

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STATES WITH Dietary Technician OPPORTUNITIES

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JOB DESCRIPTION: Dietary Technician

Dietary Technician video from the State of New Jersey Dept. of Labor and Workforce Development

Dietary technicians analyze menus and recipes, standardize recipes and test new products. Finally, dietary technicians observe food intake of patients and report progress and dietary problems to dieticians.

Every day, dietary technicians are expected to be able to listen to and understand others in meetings. They need to articulate ideas and problems. It is also important that they organize information in a variety of ways.