Mesa County Public Health welcomed 10 new partners to the Partnership for Food Safety Program during a celebration on Oct. 24. The new partners joined the 20 existing partners who make excellence in food safety a priority.

“This program showcases those facilities that go above and beyond to ensure their customers are getting the best and safest products and services,” said MCPH Consumer Protection Program Manager Monique Mull. “They have put in extra time and effort to take that proactive approach and it shows in the quality of their businesses.”

Partner facilities have a Partnership for Food Safety window cling, letting the public know that they are part of the program, so look for it around Mesa County!

2017 partners include:

  • 626 on Rood
  • Community Hospital
  • Dairy Queen in Fruita
  • Enzo’s Pizzeria and Italian Café on Horizon Dr.
  • Enzo’s Pizza Shack in Clifton
  • Olive Garden
  • Palisade Cafe 11.0
  • Pinnacle Venue Services at Two Rivers Convention Center
  • School District 51
  • Sodexo at Colorado Mesa University
  • Rockslide Brewery
  • Texas Roadhouse

In 2015 and 2016, the following facilities became partners: Applebee’s, Chili’s, Colorado Q, The Commons of Hilltop, Dos Hombres Clifton, Dream Café, DQ-Mesa Mall and Orchard Mesa, Fisher’s Market, Junct’n Square, Michael Angelo’s Wood Fired Pizza, No Coast, Pablo’s Pizza, P.S. Catering, St. Mary’s Medical Center, The Egg & I, Varaison Vineyards and Wine Country Inn.

Visit and click on “Restaurant Inspections” to learn more about each of these partners in food safety.