food service department

food service department

the section of a hospital or similar health facility that is responsible for food preparation and services to patients and personnel. It also provides nutritional care to patients.

food ser·vice de·part·ment

(fūd sĕŕvis dĕ-pahrtmĕnt)
Office concerned with preparation and delivery of meals to the patients in a facility.
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has an 80 percent lunch participation rate in its self-operated food service department.
She was employed at Memorial Hospital for over 18 years in the food service department until her retirement.
Call your local hospital and request to speak with the dietary or food service department.
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As a result, he has saved millions of dollars by contracting the food service department and medical services to private vendors so he could give needed pay raises to security and program staff.
Are there ways that the food service department can support the theme of teamwork in the type of meal served or maybe in the way that it is served (could it take teamwork on the part of the campers to complete the meal)?
Three years ago, the food service department at UCLA was at the bottom of benchmarks for large medical centers in the country.
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