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Bon Appétit! Nutrition

Eating good food is an important part of helping you heal more quickly. All your meals will be made by our professionally trained chefs, who begin with the finest ingredients to make delicious meals just for you. Your doctors will help you choose the best foods for you. A Registered Dietitian or Dietetic Technician can discuss your meal plan if needed; just ask a member of your care team to contact them for you.

Biddeford Medical Center

Southern Maine Health Care is pleased to offer you In-Room Dining at our Biddeford Medical Center. Our menu features more than 100 delicious meals and snacks which may be ordered anytime you wish between 6:45 am and 6:45 pm. The In-Room Dining menu will be in your room upon arrival. If you do not see a menu, please ask your nurse for a copy. If your doctor has placed you on a special diet, or if you have been scheduled for certain tests, you may not be allowed to order from the menu or your choices may be limited. Our Café staff will be able to assist with making the best food choices for you.

  • Menu items may be ordered between 6:45 am and 6:45 pm*
  • Dial 3663 (FOOD) to place your order**
  • Our Café staff can assist you with meal or snack choices based upon your doctor’s orders.
  • Your order will be delivered by our In-Room Dining wait staff in about 45 minutes.

* A selection of items are available in the evening when In-Room Dining is not open. Simply let a member of your care team know.
** If you need to order meals for a hospitalized patient who is unable to order for themself, please call 294-3663 for assistance.

Sanford Medical Center

At our Sanford Medical Center we are pleased to serve healthy, delicious meals to help you heal. Each morning a Dietetic Technician will visit your room to drop off a menu so you can order your breakfast, lunch and dinner for that day. If you arrive during the day, a member of your patient care team will see that you get a menu. Meals will be delivered to your room between 7:30 am and 8:00 am, 11:30 am and noon, and 4:30 pm and 5:00 pm.

If you would like a snack or drink between mealtimes just let a member of your patient care team know. He or she would be happy to make something for you or they may contact Food Services who will be delighted to meet your request as long as it falls within your care plan.

Our staff strives to serve healthy meals that taste good. If there is anything we can do to serve you better please let us know.

Guest Trays & Services

Your guests can dine with you by buying Guest Tray Vouchers in either of the SMHC Cafés (Biddeford: 2nd Floor; Sanford: 1st Floor). Visitors are also welcome to eat in our full-serve Cafés. The SMHC Cafés offer delicious hot and cold meals at very reasonable prices. Snacks are also available in vending machines 24 hours a day.


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