Nutrition Services is a self-operated food and nutrition department. We offer personal nutrition counseling and group classes to help with diabetes, weight loss, weight management, obesity, kidney disease, kidney stones and other health conditions. Retail dining options are available at many locations across the medical center campus and in ambulatory settings. Healthy inpatient meals are provided to nourish patients during their stay at any OSU Wexner Medical Center hospital.

Community education opportunities, including our Ross Heart Community Garden, JamesCare for Life classes/events and our Mobile Education Kitchen provide a way to closer engage in our community.

Campus Dining Options

There are many great spots to snag a bite to eat throughout The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center campus. Nutrition Services staff are committed to providing high-quality care and tasty, nutritious options, from the BistrOH and beyond.

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Chef David Brue in front of a table with tostones

Nutrition Services out educating our community

Pictured is David Brue at Celebration for Life on May 14th, 2022 at Smith and Wollensky. We made tostones topped with crab and shrimp ceviche, layered on top of a chipotle crema. The Celebration for Life funded the James Mobile Education Kitchen in 2017, so we attended to showcase our success over the past four seasons and to thank the donors for their generosity.

How to use bedside tablet to order meals

Nutrition Services at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center offers food-ordering via the tablet at your bedside during your hospital stay.
The James Instructional Kitchen team

The James Instructional Kitchen

The James Instructional Kitchen is specially designed to teach individuals how to use food to reduce risk and manage cancer side effects in a hands-on way. Join one of our culinary experts to learn recipes to aid side effects caused by cancer treatment, cooking skills and techniques, as well as meals that promote a plant-based lifestyle.

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What’s Not to Love About Dairy?

The USDA recommends that males and females ages 9 and up consume at least 3 cups of dairy per day. Learn what role dairy plays in your diet.

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Mobile Education Kitchen Serves Up Nutrition and Knowledge

The James Mobile Education Kitchen (MEK) team of Katie McCurdy, Stephanie Urrutia and Jim Warner have been sharing food and nutrition knowledge in fun and unique ways at the Columbus' south side Reeb Avenue Community Center.

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More about Nutrition Services

Gold medal win for Nutrition Services!

Buckeyes bring home the gold medal and title of Healthcare Foodservice Chef Champion of the Association for Healthcare Foodservice (AHF) culinary competition!

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