By Aaron Patrick
Congratulations to the following food establishments which received the Gold Spoon Award. This is awarded for no priority violations, no more than 1 priority foundation violation, and excellence in training of Certified Food Protection Managers and Food Handler Staff at the required levels at all times. The awardees for the months of September & October 2020: The Royal Academy daycare, Casey’s-Atwood, Walnut Point Restaurant & Kayak Rental, C & C’s One Stop, Pizza Man of Newman, Bub’s Donuts & More, Jack Flash-Arthur, Yoder’s Kitchen, Cast Iron Pub, La Cascada, Los Gallos, Dairy Queen-Arcola, & The Pantry.
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: Meadowview Herbs, Dollar General-Newman, & The Woodloft.
The Silver Spoon Award was awarded to establishments with food preparation for excellence in training of Food Manager staff and the recipient is: Flesor’s Candy Kitchen.
A Silver Spoon Award is awarded to retail establishments with no food preparation which had no priority level violations observed at the time of their annual inspection, and the recipient is: Rick’s Country Market.
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.