Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital offers room service-style meals for our patients. We try to balance your culinary tastes with your nutritional needs and any modified diet your physician may have prescribed. Registered dietitians are available to help you review these diets.

In addition, guests may purchase meals for delivery to your room. Please contact your nurse if you would like this service for a visitor.

Room service is available daily from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.



Clinical Nutrition


The Registered Dietitians (RD) at Cottage are food and nutrition experts and leaders in the field of dietetics. Each RD is credentialed through the Commission on Dietetic Registration and holds at minimum a bachelor’s degree. Several RDs also have master’s degrees and hold specialty certifications. Our clinical RDs are part of the medical team administering medical nutrition therapy in the hospital and outpatient clinic setting. Our culinary RD works in food services assuring optimal nutritional quality of the room service style menus.


At Goleta Valley Cottage Hospital, Samin Moham, MS, RD, CNSC (, is a certified nutrition support clinician. Samin holds a Master of Science degree and specializes in nutrition for the adult and geriatric population, long-term ventilator nutrition care, and nutrition treatment for wound healing. Samin teaches Living Well with Diabetes, a monthly diabetes nutrition class for the community.


Registered Dietitians are available to discuss individual dietary needs.


Contact Nutrition Services

Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
(805) 569-7230


Health Library Nutrition Center