Accession Number:

ADA129516

Title:

A Survey of Hospitals Using a Restaurant Menu Approach in Patient Tray Feeding

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.

Corporate Author:

ARMY NATICK RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LABS MA FOOD ENGINEERING LAB

Report Date:

1982-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

A survey of 17 hospitals using a restaurant type menu has been conducted to determine the acceptability of this type of menu. Fifteen of the 17 hospitals were satisfied with their menus. Sample menus were obtained and reviewed. Prototype restaurant menus for WRAMC were developed for regular and modified diets. Information was also collected from nine hospitals using a cook freeze or frozen convenience foods systems. Recommendations for using a restaurant menu in a cookfreeze system at WRAMC are given.

Subject Categories:

  • Administration and Management
  • Food, Food Service and Nutrition
  • Medical Facilities, Equipment and Supplies

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE