Cafeterias are small restaurant and food outlets where there is minimal; waiting staff and less number of tables and chairs. Food is served on counters and usually there is a self-service option to pick the food that you want. Usually cafeterias serve quick serving food items, snacks and beverages like tea, coffee and soft drinks. Cafeterias are usually present in schools, hospitals, colleges, big department stores, prisons etc. These cafeterias provide quick and easily prepared food items to customers. Cafeterias generally provide snacks, small meals or light refreshment.