SAAFoST Northern Branch Lecture

Hospital Food - not to be taken for granted

Probably the last thing on your mind as a patient in the hospital is: "What's on the menu"?
Although you probably do not expect 5 star restaurant treatment, good, tasty and wholesome food goes a long way in making your stay a bit more comfortable.

Speaker: Ms Irene Slabbert, Regional Catering Manager, Netcare Hospitals.

This lecture will enlightened you to the operational intricacies of preparing a large number of safe, yet palatable food servings to patients suffering from various degrees of ill health. Special diets for special needs, including liquid diets, will also be discussed.


Tuesday, 30 March 2010


Pretoria East Hospital (parking tickets will be validated).
Address: Garsfontein Road, Pretoria
Directions: Click here for map.


13:45 for 14:00: - Arrival & registration
14:00 to 14:30: - Kitchen tour (limited to 30 people)
14:30 to 15:00: - Tea & Biscuits
15:00 to 16:00: - Presentation and questions (limited to 60 people)


No cost for this event, but booking is essential for attendance.


Due to space limitations only 30 people can be accommodated on the Kitchen tour, while 60 can be accommodated for the presentation - please indicate on booking your attendance. (see booking details) - first come first serve.


Please book through Kosie Jacobs - not later than Friday 26 March. By e-mail: or fax: 011-662 5322.

Kindly provide the following information:

  1. Name(s) of all attendees
  2. Company
  3. Tel:
  4. Fax:
  5. E-mail
  6. Number of people for kitchen visit and lecture
  7. Number of people for lecture only


If you cannot make it, please cancel in advance to give another a chance of attending.