Dietary Services

The Dietary Services Department promotes healthy eating among patients, employees, and visitors with fresh meals in patient rooms and in the hospital cafeteria.

Cafeteria Services

PMH Cafeteria serves hot meals during breakfast, lunch and dinner Monday through Friday.  Also, throughout the day, there are food options and drinks available and the cafeteria is open to the public from 6:30am - 6:00pm. 

Customers in the hospital cafeteria have a choice of a variety of meals, from the hot and hearty entrée to the well-stocked salad bar. The Cafeteria is also open to the public for eat-in or take-out.

Hours of Meal Service

Breakfast: 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.
Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Dinner: 5:15 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Selective Patient Menus

After a patient's first day in the hospital, they are given menus with a choice of meals for each day. All meals are delivered to the patient by a nurse, volunteer or dietary worker.

Inpatient & Outpatient Nutritional Counseling

At Preston Memorial Hospital, our clinical dietitian is also available to assist patients in weight management and special diets, including those for diabetes, obesity, heart disease, and renal disease.  To effectively treat these disorders, our clinical dietitian teaches patients about:
  • weight management

  • enhancement of blood sugar control

  • healthy food choices

  • lifestyle changes

  • nutritional enhancements to improve wound healing.

After-hours Snacks

  • Vending machines are available in the main lobby vending area to allow visitors a quick snack when the cafeteria is closed.

Contact Information
Allan Livengood, Dietary Director
(304) 329-1400 x 2310