Hometown Cafe

Hometown Cafe at Smith County Memorial Hospital offers patients, guests and community members a break from the day’s hustle and bustle. Healthy and delicious food are top-of-mind and created fresh by Chef Stephen Smith. When possible, Chef Steve uses local ingredients.

Daily guests may choose from a 12-foot salad bar complete with soup and freshly baked bread along with hot and cold entrees prepared fresh in the kitchen. Dine-in and take out options make Hometown Cafe a perfect stop for a grab-and-go lunch or community dining experience with friends.

Hometown Cafe is open Monday through Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Weekly menus are posted each Friday.

Sign up to receive the menu as an email along with nutritional commentary from Chef Steve.

Beginning Monday, April 13 Hometown Cafe will offer curbside pick-up only. Patrons will no longer be allowed into the facility to pick up food. Please call (785) 282-6845 to place an order. Payment for exact amounts by check or credit card will be accepted. To pick up orders, please use the ER entrance and let the staff know you are there to pick up your meal.

Monday 5/25

Closed to the Public
Enjoy the Memorial Day holiday

Tuesday 5/26

Chicken Parmesan, Buttered Fettuccini, Broccoli, Garlic Bread
Soup: Boston Clam Chowder

Wednesday 5/27

Mexican Rice Bowl, Chipotle Chicken, Spanish Rice, Braised Pinto Beans, Yellow & Green Squash, Mini Flour Tortillas
Soup: Chicken & Rice

Thursday 5/28

Club Wrap, Baked Chips
Soup: Corn Chowder

Friday 5/29

Steamed Fresh Salmon, Cajun Catfish, Steamed Asparagus, Steamed Red Potatoes
Soup: Steak

Lunch Pricing at Hometown Cafe:

Full hot lunch (includes one cold side) – $7.99
Just entree – $3.99
Just vegetable or starch – $2.50
Pre-packaged side salad – $2.50
Full Salad Bar (unlimited trips, includes soup and roll) – $11.99
Children’s Salad Bar (8 and under, unlimited trips, includes soup and roll) – $3.99
Children’s Full Meal (8 and under) – $3.99
Senior Salad Bar (65+, unlimited trips, includes soup and roll) – $5.99
Senior Full Meal (65+) – $5.99
Salad only (unlimited trips) – $9.99
Soup only (unlimited trips) – $3.00
To-Go/One Trip Salad Bar – $7.99
Other sides priced specifically

About Chef Stephen Smith:

Chef Steve’s passion for delicious food is paired with a love for creating healthy options. Chef Steve was trained at the Culinary Institute of America and has opened 13 restaurants around the world. Most recently he was the executive chef at Coconut Grove in Nevis, West Indies.

Following a decision to make more healthy food choices in his own diet, Chef Steve became a registered dietitian. SCMH and Chef Steve have partnered to add nutrition education and support to patients and their families as a new service provided to those staying at the hospital.