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. Read more about the upcoming cooking demos.

Monday 11/18
Choux Croute au Champagne, Bratwurst, Butternut Squash, Green Beans
Soup: Cheesy Cauliflower

Tuesday 11/19
Baked Ham, Au Gratin Potatoes, Broccoli
Soup: Yellow Split Pea

Wednesday 11/20
Moo Goo Guy Pan (Chinese Velvet Chicken & Vegetables), Brown Rice, Egg Roils
Soup: Wonton

Thursday 11/21
Turkey Pot Pie
Soup: White Bean & Ham

Friday 11/22
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.

Hometown Cafe Events:

Chef Steve will be hosting three Healthy Cooking Live demonstrations this fall and winter on Nov. 13, Dec. 7 and Jan. 13. The sessions, which will take place in the cafe, will feature recipes from Chef Steve developed as he went through personal lifestyle modification. Each demonstration will have a different set of recipes and slightly different focus for attendees. The cost of each session is only $10 and will include the demonstration, educational materials and recipes to take home as well as a meal. Read more about the sessions and register to attend. Due to space and materials, seating is limited and walk-in registrations will not be allowed.