Food and Nutrition Services

Your Meals

Your meals at Haywood Regional Medical Center are prepared by the Food and Nutrition Services Department. A catering associate will visit you daily to assist with meal selections for the day. Patient meals are served at the following times:

Breakfast 6:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 
Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Closed 1:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Dinner 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.


Breakfast 8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. 
Lunch 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Some tests and examinations may require your meal to be delayed or omitted. Please ask your nurse or physician if you have any questions.

Guest Meals

Guest meals are available for family members who wish to dine with a patient.   A Catering Associate is glad to arrange for delivery and take your payment.

Special Services

Birthday trays and alternative menus are offered as a special service to our patients. Please ask your nurse if you would like more information on these services.

Nutrition Counseling

Nutrition counseling is available upon request. If you have questions concerning your diet or would like a nutrition counseling session, ask your nurse or physician to arrange a visit from a hospital dietitian.

Tom's Cafe

The cafe is located on the second floor of the hospital and is open to visitors and families of our patients. Food is prepared daily. The cafe closes between 9:30 am - 11:00 a.m., and 1:30 pm - 2:30 p.m. each day to set-up for the next meal. 

Tom's Cafe hours are as follows:

Monday through Friday
Breakfast 6:30 a.m. -  9:30 a.m.                 
Lunch 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.                     
Dinner 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.                     
Grill 6:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Saturday and Sunday
Breakfast 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.
Lunch 11 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.


24- hour Vending

For the convenience of our guests, 24- hour vending is located on the fourth floor waiting area, fifth-floor waiting area, Emergency Waiting area, and the Outpatient Care Center cafe.