New hospital food truck to serve ramen

The truck will serve Arkansas Heart Hospital’s popular noodle dish, among other offerings.

ramen noodles

The Arkansas Heart Hospital in Little Rock has unveiled a new, full-time food truck called Food from the Heart. It’s the first hospital-owned and operated food truck in the nation, according to KATV.

The truck, which will offer a limited menu that includes Chef Coby Smith’s popular ramen, served its first meal on May 2 and will roll out service throughout the area beginning next month, the report said.

In addition, it will have pop-up locations, allowing the hospital to extend its reach to communities outside metro Little Rock. The truck can also be used in emergency feeding during a disaster if needed.

“Our culinary department is nationally recognized,” said Casey Atwood, directory of culinary services. “Providing the option of a food truck to businesses, clinics and other venues with healthy, delicious food was the next step.”

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