Which restaurants get an ‘A’ for excellence in KC?
If you want to know where it’s safe to eat, the Kansas City Health Department has released the annual Grade A Food Excellence Awards for 2009. This list recognizes cafeterias, institutions and restaurants that “go above and beyond” when it comes to sanitation and food safety.
The Health Department uses seven criteria that cover the certification of workers, business permits and correction/or avoidance of violations. The single most important measure on the list is easily #7:
7. Establishment was not identified as a source of Food borne illness within the last year.