Welcome to the Garden Cafe
The Garden Cafe provides hot, fresh meals, salads, soups, desserts and other tasty options to the patients of Dauterive Hospital. The community also is invited to visit the cafe during regular business hours to enjoy a wide variety of foods from various ethnicities, cultures and other influences.
Soul food, heart-healthy, comfort food -- the Garden Cafe is a one-stop breakfast or lunch stop for such dishes as Gumbos, Tamale Pie, Smothered Okra with Shrimp, Jambalaya, Spaghetti, Almond Crusted Talapia, etc.
Registered dietician Joseph Kidd oversees the cafe menu, staff and other aspects of Hospitality Services at Dauterive Hospital. Kidd is open to suggestions on potential menu items to add to the heavily Cajun- and Creole-influenced line-up.
Send your ideas to him directly at Joseph.Kidd@hcahealthcare.com.
Name: Philip Jones
Hometown: Lafayette, LA
About Me: Philip has been working as a chef since 1990. He has a degree in Culinary Arts from Louisiana Technical College. Throughout his career he has worked in many kitchens including Cafe Vermilionville, Hotel Acadiana, Hilton, and Aramark Offshore Catering. On his off time he enjoys fishing and spending time with his wife and two children.
Favorite Quote: “...no one is born a great cook, one learns by doing.” ― Julia Child
Hours of Operation
7 a.m. to 9 a.m. -- Breakfast
11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. -- Lunch
Click here to see this week's menu.