Dietary Services at Providence
High quality, nourishing, and well-prepared meals are served to meet your nutritional needs and are a part of your treatment and recovery. Your meal menu choices meet the current dietary guidelines and your physician's specifications.
Patients are served breakfast between 7:15 a.m. and 10:45 a.m., lunch between 11:15 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., and dinner is served between 4:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. Occasionally, your meal may be delayed if you are scheduled for a special test or treatment. Whenever possible, you will be served after your examination or test. At 7:00 p.m., a cart is on the units to offer a bedtime snack.
Your breakfast tray will include a menu from which you can order your meals for the next day. Please mark your menu and someone from Dietary Service will collect it. If you are on a special diet prescribed by your Physician - a Dietary Professional is available to discuss your diet. Please call ext. 3358 with questions or concerns regarding your services received from Dietary.
If a family member or friend would like to eat in your room with you, that person may go to the cafeteria or coffee court to buy a meal there and bring it back to your room.
The cafeteria, serving a variety of hot and cold foods, is available for the convenience of your family and friends. It's open daily from 6:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and night hours are also offered Monday through Friday from 10:00 p.m. to 3:00 a.m. with a limited selection. Breakfast is served from 6:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Lunch service begins at 11:00 a.m. The cafeteria is located on the basement level (to the right of the main entrance).
- Breakfast: 6:30 - 10:30 a.m.
- Lunch: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 pm.
- Dinner: 4:00 - 8:00 p.m. (Grill open until 8:00 pm.)
Coffee courts serving espresso beverages are located on the first floor of the medical center next to the Gift Shop and the Emergency Department.
Gift Shop Espresso
The Gift Shop Espresso is located next to the Gift Shop in the Main Lobby.
Emergency Department Espresso
The Emergency Department Espresso is located next to the Emergency Department in the Waiting Area (the north side of the ED Gallery). The Emergency Department coffee cart is open from 6:15 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., Monday through Friday and 6:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m., Saturday and Sunday.
Providence Alaska Medical Center offers a full array of high-quality catering services for meetings, conferences and staff celebrations held on our campus. Services include:
- Beverage and snack services
- Continental breakfasts
- Lunch and dinner preparation and service
Vending machines for snacks and beverages are located near the cafeteria and on each floor next to the D elevator. They are available 24 hours a day.