Room Service and Cafeteria

Henry Ford Jackson Hospital understands that nourishing, well-balanced meals are important to your health, recovery and comfort. Our Nutrition Services team strives to provide you with delicious wholesome choices, according to your doctor’s orders. You can select items from our Room Service Menu, to be delivered when you choose.

Planning Your Selection

The Room Service Menu for patients who are not on a restricted diet offers a range of choices, from made-to-order omelets to personal pizzas to desserts and snacks.

If your doctor has prescribed a special diet, you will receive a Room Service Menu with appropriate food choices, so you won’t have to worry about ordering something that does not fit your doctor’s orders.

Heart-Healthy Options

The red heart symbols next to certain Menu items indicate foods that are appropriate for a cardiac, low-sodium and low fat-diet. Choosing these heart-healthy options will support healthy habits and your recovery.

Gluten-Free Items

For those with gluten allergies or sensitivities, gluten-free Menu items are indicated with a yellow “X.”


All foods items on the Menu are listed with a number at the right. This indicates the number of carbohydrate servings contained in the item. One serving of carbohydrate is equal to 15 grams.


If you are receiving insulin, follow the guidelines below to ensure you are eating within the appropriate times. Remember to allow up to one hour for your food to be delivered.

  • Breakfast: 7 – 8:30 a.m
  • Lunch: 11:30 AM – 1 p.m.
  • Dinner: 4:30 – 6 p.m.

Placing Your Order

Room Service orders are accepted from 6:30 AM to 7 PM and delivered to your room within one hour. After you make a selection from the Room Service Menu, simply dial FOOD (ext. 3663) from the bedside phone to place your order.

If you would like assistance, dial FOOD and ask for one of our Ambassadors. They will be happy to help you place your order and answer any questions you may have. Ambassadors are available to:

  • Explain the Room Service process and answer your questions
  • Assist you with menu choices
  • Call in your order if you are unable to do it yourself
  • Deliver your meals

The Henry Ford Jackson Hospital Nutrition Services staff is committed to making your stay as comfortable as possible. Your 100 percent satisfaction is our number one goal. If for any reason we do not provide very good service, please call ext. 3663, and let us know how we can serve you better.

Meal Options for Visitors

Our full-service cafeteria, known as the Commons Café, provides a variety of options for visitors, from daily meal specials to grab-and-go items, desserts and a soup, salad & fruit bar. The Café is located on the Second Floor of the hospital.

Commons Cafe Hours of Operation

  • Breakfast: 6:30 - 9:30 a.m.
  • Lunch: 10:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.
  • Dinner: 4:30 - 7 p.m.
  • Night: 11:30 p.m. - 1 a.m.

Vending machines and seating are available in the Commons Café at any time of the day or night.

Other food options for guests include the Common Grounds coffee and pastry shop (in the main lobby), snacks from the Lobby Gift Shop, and vending machines throughout the hospital.

Get in Touch

For general questions, please call (517) 205-4800.


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