By Aaron Patrick
Congratulations to the following food establishments which received the Gold Spoon Award for excellence in training of Certified Food Protection Managers and Food Handler Staff at the required levels at all times for the months of November & December 2019: Jack Flash-Arthur, Joe’s Pizza, Roselen’s Coffees & Delights, Arcola Hispanic & American Grocery’s deli, Villa Grove School, North Ward School, East Prairie School, Arcola Schools, Daily Kneads Café, Broomtown Café, Mi Veracruz Mexican Grill, and Reclaimed Food & Spirits.
A Gold Spoon Award is awarded to retail establishments with no food preparation which had no violations observed at the time of their annual inspection, and the recipients are: Sav Mor Pharmacy, Siya’s, Super 8, The Woodloft, Tuscola P.A.S.S. Program, and Flying Truck.
A Silver Spoon Award is awarded to retail establishments with no food preparation which had no priority or priority foundation violations observed at the time of their annual inspection, and the recipients are: Dollar General-Villa Grove, Dollar General-Arthur, and Arcola Hispanic & American Grocery.
I would welcome conversation about this program and other topics concerning the food program. I can be reached at 217-253-4137 or by email through our website, www.dchealthdept.org.