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Burnside Hospital’s catering team provide a varied menu, which is periodically reviewed to provide our patients choice, variety from day to day and catering to all dietary requirements and allergies.

Our highly skilled and qualified catering team which includes Head Chef Sonia Mignone, serve fresh and nutritious meals for our patients to enjoy whilst in our facility without the use of deep drying or heavy use of fats.

Our menu has been created in consultation with a dietitian and meets the Australian Dietary Guidelines that aim to:

  • promote health and wellbeing
  • reduce the risk of diet-related conditions
  • reduce the risk of chronic disease

 

We cater for nut or other allergies, gluten insensitivities, special diets and religious specifications. Please nominate any dietary requirements or allergies on your eAdmissions form or discuss with our Pre-Admissions team.

See below to view a sample of our daily menu and vegetarian option.

 

All meals have been excellent – thank you JUNE 2017

Thank you for your really lovely, tasty, hot meals. Congratulations on the standard you keep – well done! SEPT 2016

Really nice – all meals have been excellent and soups are beautiful. Thank you from a happy patient. SEPT 2016

Excellent in all respects – thankyou MARCH 2017

Excellent meal – could have had seconds! MAY 2016

The catering staff are to be commended. Food is great and staff are friendly. MAY 2016

 

 

Cafe Otto is also available on Level  1 serving snacks, cakes, lunch and coffee.

 

  • Monday: 9.00am – 5.30pm
  • Tuesday – Friday: 8.00am – 5.30pm
  • Saturdays (during antenatal class times):10.00am – 2.00pm

Menu sample BREAKFAST

JUICE:   Natural (unsweetened)  ¨ Orange  ¨ Apple
FRUIT SELECTION:

   (in natural juices)

¨ Prunes  ¨ Peaches    ¨ Fresh fruit salad      ¨  Fresh fruit

CEREAL:

¨ Just Right                     ¨ Sultana Bran        ¨ Weetbix

¨ Natural Bran                 ¨ Cornflakes             ¨ Porridge

MILKS: ¨ Reduced fat      ¨ Soy    ¨ Hot   ¨ Cold
YOGURTS: ¨ Natural    ¨ Fruit   ¨ Light
BREADS:   ¨White ¨ Wholemeal ¨Gluten free white
SPREADS: 

¨ Butter  ¨Margarine  ¨Strawberry Jam  

¨ Marmalade  ¨ Low Joule Jam  ¨Honey  ¨Vegemite

BEVERAGES: 

¨ Tea   ¨ Decaf tea  ¨Herbal tea  ¨Coffee   

¨Decaf coffee  ¨Milo  ¨ Sugar  ¨ Artificial sweetener  ¨Orange juice  ¨ Apple juice

Vegetarian menu sample BREAKFAST

JUICE:   Natural (unsweetened)  ¨ Orange  ¨ Apple
FRUIT SELECTION:

   (in natural juices)

¨ Prunes  ¨ Peaches    ¨ Fresh fruit salad      ¨  Fresh fruit   

CEREAL:

 

¨ Just Right                     ¨ Sultana Bran        ¨ Weetbix

¨ Natural Bran                 ¨ Cornflakes             ¨ Porridge

MILKS: ¨ Reduced fat      ¨ Soy    ¨ Hot   ¨ Cold
YOGURTS: ¨ Natural    ¨ Fruit   ¨ Light

BREADS:

  ¨White ¨ Wholemeal ¨Gluten free white
SPREADS:   

¨ Butter  ¨Margarine  ¨Strawberry Jam  

¨ Marmalade  ¨ Low Joule Jam  ¨Honey  ¨Vegemite

BEVERAGES: 

¨ Tea   ¨ Decaf tea  ¨Herbal tea  ¨Coffee   

¨Decaf coffee  ¨Milo  ¨ Sugar  ¨ Artificial sweetener  

¨Orange juice  ¨ Apple juice

Menu sample LUNCH

ENTREE: 

Carrot Soup

Chicken Broth

MAIN COURSE: 

Spinach and cheese slice

Roast Turkey

Ham and Cheese Omelette

Roast Potato, mashed potato, peas, pumpkin, side salad

DESSERT:

Pecan Nut Pie 

Jelly 

Diet jelly 

Fresh fruit salad 

Piece of fruit   

 

Peach slices in natural juice

Yogurt Cream or Custard 

BREADS:

¨ Wholemeal   ¨ White     ¨ Gluten free white

¨ Butter  ¨ Margarine

BEVERAGES:

¨ Tea   ¨ Decaf tea  ¨ Coffee  ¨ Decaf coffee 

¨ Herbal tea  ¨ Sugar ¨ Artificial sweetener ¨ Lemonade  

¨  Diet Lemonade  ¨ Orange juice    ¨ Apple juice

Vegetarian menu sample LUNCH

ENTREE:              Pumpkin and corn soup 

MAIN COURSE: 

 

Quinoa stir fry

Pumpkin triangle

Vegetables/Salad:  Scallop potato  Peas  Mashed potato Baked pumpkin Side salad              

 Sandwiches: Salad and avocado or Cheese and tomato 

DESSERT:

 

Berry cheesecake

Jelly 

Diet jelly 

Fresh fruit salad 

Piece of fruit   

 

Peach slices in natural juice

Yogurt Cream or Custard 

BREADS:                

 

¨ Wholemeal   ¨ White     ¨ Gluten free white

¨ Butter  ¨ Margarine

BEVERAGES:          

 

¨ Tea   ¨ Decaf tea  ¨ Coffee  ¨ Decaf coffee 

¨ Herbal tea  ¨ Sugar ¨ Artificial sweetener ¨ Lemonade  

¨  Diet Lemonade  ¨ Orange juice    ¨ Apple juice

Menu sample DINNER

ENTREE:

Chicken vegetable soup

Chicken broth

MAIN COURSE:

Roast leg of lamb and mint sauce

chicken florentine

roast potato, mashed potato, broccoli, carrot rings, side salad

DESSERT:

Homemade Apple Pie

Jelly, diet jelly

Fresh fruit salad, piece of fruit

Cream, yogurt, custard

Peach slices in natural juice

BREADS:

¨ Wholemeal   ¨ White     ¨ Gluten free white

¨ Butter  ¨ Margarine

BEVERAGES:

¨ Tea   ¨ Decaf tea  ¨ Coffee  ¨ Decaf coffee 

¨ Herbal tea  ¨ Sugar ¨ Artificial sweetener ¨ Lemonade  

¨  Diet Lemonade  ¨ Orange juice    ¨ Apple juice

¨ White wine  ¨ Red wine   ¨ Light Beer

Vegetarian menu sample DINNER

ENTREE:  ¨ Vegetable stock pot  
MAIN COURSE:

¨ Vegetable curry with rice

¨ Spinach and ricotta ravioli, sautéed mushrooms, spinach, leek in white sauce

Vegetables/Salad:  ¨ Mashed potato    ¨ Roast potato

¨ Baked carrot   ¨ Spinach  ¨ Side salad     

 Sandwiches:

¨ Salad and avocado   ¨ Cheese and tomato  

DESSERT:

¨ Apple crumble and custard   ¨ Jelly      ¨ Diet jelly 

¨ Fresh fruit salad   ¨ Fruit ¨ Peach slices in natural juice

¨ Yogurt   ¨  Cream   ¨ Custard 

BREADS:

¨ Wholemeal  ¨ White    ¨ Gluten free white

¨ Butter   ¨ Margarine

BEVERAGES:

¨ Tea  ¨ Decaf tea  ¨Coffee  ¨ Decaf coffee  ¨Herbal tea

¨ Sugar  ¨ Artificial sweetener  ¨ Lemonade   

¨Diet Lemonade     ¨ Orange juice ¨Apple Juice

Wine and beer:

¨ White wine  ¨ Red wine   ¨ Light Beer

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