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Chef Michelle Bernstein Is Trying to Make Hospital Food a Little Less Awful

She's creating a full menu for patients undergoing chemotherapy.

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Hospital food is notorious for being awful, but Miami-based chef Michelle Bernstein (Michy's) is hoping to change that. According to CBS, the chef is teaming up with a group of South Florida hospitals to create a special menu for patients who are undergoing chemotherapy.

Bernstein will develop "two signature recipes" alongside a full menu. The James Beard Award-winning chef will also personally train and "provide assistance to" the kitchen staff of the hospitals. There's no word on what the menu will look like, but Bernstein is known for her skill with Latin flavors.

A hospital in France has also taken measures to improve their patients' stay: CHU Clermont-Ferrand Hospital allows terminally ill patients to indulge in "medically supervised" wine drinking. They are given access to everything from wine to Champagne to whiskey.

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