Van Diest Medical Center

Food & Nutrition

Our Department

Food & NutritionVan Diest Medical Center’s Garden View Cafe serves patients, visitors and hospital staff.  Meals are planned to include a varied selection of delicious, nutritious foods. The department, open 5:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. daily, is led by a Food Service Director who is a Certified Dietary Manager, and by a Registered, Licensed Dietitian.

Coffee, water and tea are always available at no charge in the cafeteria. Patrons can also get meals to go.

Food Services Offered:

  • Meal service to inpatients and outpatients
    Patient meals are served at 7:15 a.m., noon, and 5:15 p.m.
    Varied meals incorporate the latest Dietary Guidelines  
  • Cafeteria for visitors and staff
    Cafeteria meals are served from 8 – 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m., and 5:30 - 6:30 p.m.
  • Special Sunday meals are served from 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.  Public welcome.
  • Guest Trays are available with a call to extension 7697 at least one hour prior to meals  
  • Beverage and snack service

At Van Diest Medical Center every effort is made to accommodate individual tastes and preferences.

Nutrition Services

  • Nutrition counseling and medical nutrition therapy provided by the registered dietitian.
    Call 515-832-7747 for an appointment.

For more information, please call 515-832-7748.

Van Diest Medical Center
2350 Hospital Drive
P.O. Box 430
Webster City, IA 50595
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