Food service firms awarded for sanitation

A total of 27 retail food service businesses in Mesa County earned Blue Ribbon awards for 2010.

The Mesa County Board of Health presents the awards to full-service food service businesses that are open to the public; provide menus and seating; and demonstrate superior sanitation practices, including no critical violations during the calendar year.

In Grand Junction, the winners are:

  • Berna B’s Classic Cuisine and Catering,
  • the Burger King on North Avenue,
  • Cookies Outlaw Cafe,
  • Dairy Queen locations on the Interstate Highway 70 Business Loop and Orchard Mesa,
  • Fraps & Wraps,
  • K-Mart,
  • Nick-N-Willy’s Pizza,
  • Pablo’s Pizza,
  • the Pizza Hut location on North Avenue,
  • the Subway location on 12th Street,
  • Taco Bell locations on Horizon Drive and U.S. Highway 6 & 50, and
  • Tequila’s Mexican Family Restaurant.

In Clifton, the winners are:

  • the Burger King location on the I-70 Business Loop,
  • Dos Hombres,
  • the McDonalds location on the I-70 Business Loop and
  • the Qdoba location on 32 Road.

In Fruita, the winners are:

  • Munchies Pizza and Deli,
  • the Subway location on Raptor Road and
  • the Taco Bell location on Kokopelli Boulevard.

In Palisade, the winners are:

  • Diorio’s, Inari’s — A Palisade Bistro and
  • Slice O Life Bakery.

In Collbran, the winners are:

  • Collbran Creamery and
  • The Drive-In.s

And in Mesa,

  • Blink Coffee Company also earned a Blue Ribbon award.