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Dining

Patient Meal Service   

Good nutrition is essential to your recovery and well-being.  Your Nutrition Associate will contact you each day and discuss nutritional needs and menu choices for each meal. Meals are delivered to patient floors according to the following schedules:

Breakfast: 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Lunch: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Dinner: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

A member of your nursing team will deliver your tray shortly after it arrives on the floor. Should you have any questions regarding your prescribed diet, a dietitian or nutrition associate can be reached by notifying your nurse or by calling extension 11169 or 11170. Guest trays may be purchased from the cafeteria cashiers.

Cafeteria Meal Service (All Spice Café)

The Allspice Café, located on the basement level, offers a daily variety of hot and cold menu items, including grilled foods, pastas, pizza, a soup/salad bar, and a daily feature. To hear daily cafeteria menu items, call our menu line at 331-3166.

Café hours of operation

Monday – Friday:

Breakfast 6:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Lunch/ Dinner 11:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Midnight 12:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

NOTE: The Cafeteria is open for drinks and limited selections from 7:30 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.

Saturday & Sunday:

Breakfast 6:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Lunch 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Dinner 4:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
Midnight 12:00 a.m. – 2:00 a.m.

Vending machines are located throughout the hospital.


Patient Stories

  • Back in the Saddle

    After spine surgery at Fort Sanders Regional, Michelle Rose is finally free from the suffering that held her back for so long.

  • Going Beyond the Limit

    Tammy Brooks arrived by helicopter at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center at least 24 hours – maybe even several days – after suffering an acute ischemic stroke.

  • WATE-TV: East Tennessee man survives one of the deadliest types of stroke

    A local man survived the type of stroke that normally kills 80 percent of its victims. He’s doing so well, he just moved to Europe and is enjoying life to its fullest. It’s been three and a half years since Ken Harrawood suffered a stroke. It hit while he was driving to Y-12 for his first day of work with Bechtel. He now lives in Manchester, England.

  • WATE-TV: Technician who works with stroke patients becomes one himself

    Adam Hill gets the tools in place for the next life-saving surgery in the interventional radiology lab at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center. As lead tech, Hill knows this place like the back of his hand. He never dreamed he’d be a patient receiving treatment here, suffering from a ruptured aneurysm, like so many patients he’s helped treat.

  • Fast Action Makes a Difference for Stroke Patient

    Since recovering from a stroke, Paul DeWitt appreciates simple pleasures that are easily taken for granted. He grasps a cup of coffee. He smiles and laughs. He even appreciates the ability to whistle.

  • Doctors Use Tiny Vacuum To Help Stroke Patients

    Jane Coleman heard her husband make an odd noise, “almost like hiccups but not exactly,” but when she turned to look at him, she knew immediately what was happening: He was having a stroke.