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Golden "A"s awarded by health department

By Phyllis Moore
Published in News on January 26, 2005 2:09 PM

Schlotzky's Deli again captured the top award for restaurant sanitation given by the Wayne County Health Department. The award is based on scores given during the year's health inspections.

The "Golden A" awards, presented annually to restaurants and foodstands that earn 95 percent or higher, were given out to nearly 170 recipients Tuesday night at the Wayne Center.

Top winners in the five categories were Schlotzsky's in the restaurant category and also the highest score of all, with 102 percent; Winn Dixie Fishermans Wharf on Wayne Memorial Drive in the food stand category, with 99.8 percent for the year; Meadow Lane Elementary School, the top school lunchroom, with 101.75 percent; Countryside Assisted Living in the institutional food service category, with 101 percent; and the Food Lion in Pikeville, maintaining a 100 percent average for the year.

This is the seventh year the county has sponsored the program. Health Director James Roosen applauded those who earned the status.

"If you have been able to receive 95 percent or higher for the year, it shows your commitment to excellence," he said, noting that there are 34 different categories that the Health Department looks for in the quarterly inspections, from food temperature to equipment to employee hygiene.

Ben King of the Environmental Health Department likened the "Golden A" to an all-star game.

"You have done the extra things and are deserving of being recognized for that," he said. "You have not only done a good job but you have been steadfast and have done an excellent job."

He encouraged those who had been "fence-sitters" for the past year to "hold fast to the course. I want to see you all back here next year."

Ronnie Syverson, infection control practitioner at Wayne Memorial Hospital, was the speaker for the evening. He talked about about noroviruses, which are commonly referred to as "stomach flu."

He cautioned food handlers on the importance of frequent hand-washing and the need to stay home when they are sick rather than risk spreading viruses.

The complete list of 2004 recipients is given below:


A&K Grill, Aggies Subs, All Stars Family Fun Center, Alton's Barbecue, AMF Boulevard Lanes, Andy's of Mar Mac, Andy's of Pikeville, Arby's #74 Berkeley, B&G Grill, Berry Patch Grill, Billies Backstreet Restaurant, Bojangles #16-Hwy. 117 South, Bojangles #26-Hwy. 111 South, Bonfire's Tortilla Bar, Boondoggle's, Brooklyn Pizzeria-117 South, Burger King-N. Berkeley Blvd., Burger King-Breazeale Avenue, Burger King #8119-Wayne Memorial Drive, Canteen APV Baker, Captain D's #3160, Cashwell Market, Central Lunch, Chick Fil A of Goldsboro, China Eight, Cici's Pizza #282, Eastern Region VR Food Service, Fast Eddie's Sports Bar, Five Star Food Service, Food Lion #2581 Deli/Bakery-117 N., Friendly Mart #7-S. Breazeale Avenue, Friendly Mart #18-Indian Springs Road, Fuji Steakhouse, Geddy's Cafe, George's Grill-Hwy. 13 N., Goldsboro Municipal Golf Course, Grady's Barbecue, Great Wall, Handy Mart #2-Breazeale Avenue, Hardees-Eleventh Street, Hardees #6-E. Ash Street, Hasty Mart #35-S. Berkeley Blvd., Hot Dog Shack, Italian Pizzeria, James Delicious Hot Dogs, Jersey Mike's-Goldsboro, Jones Grill, Lamar's Mexican Restaurant, McDonalds #26468-S. U.S. Hwy 117, McDonalds #3301-Wayne Memorial Drive, Mae's Restaurant, Michelle's-Ash Street, Michelle's Diner-Grantham Street, Mimos, New Hope Grocery, Piggly Wiggly Salad Bar-N. Breazeale Avenue, Pizza Village of Mount Olive, Quiznos Subs, Round-A-Bout Skating Center, Rudys Grill, Sam's Club Cafe, Schlotzsky's Deli, Seafood Shack, Spence Market, Snack & Cue, Southern Wayne Pro Shop, Steak Barn, Sub Zone, Subway 21840-W. Patetown Road, Taco Bell #19633-Eleventh Street, Taqueria Zapopan, Target Food Avenue, The Country Skillet, The Lighthouse Family Restaurant, Tienda Flores, Triangle Restaurant, WAGES Nutrition Site, Western Sizzlin, Wilber's Eastgate, and Wilber's Northside.


Domino's Pizza-Spence Avenue, Domino's Pizza-Five Points Road, Downeast Travel Center, Food Lion 128 Deli Bakery-N. Spence Avenue, Food Lion Deli #1692-Hwy. 111 South, Food Lion Deli #2576-New Hope Road, Friendly Mart #14-335 U.S. 13 S, Friendly Mart #6-N. Breazeale Avenue, Friendly Mart #10-Hwy. 111 South, Friendly Mart #16-111 South, Friendly Mart #5-117 South Alt., Handy Mart #63-Hwy. 70, Happy Store #346-N. Berkeley Blvd., Hasty Mart #28-Millers Chapel Road, In and Out Convenience Store, It's Always Pizza Time, Madison's Deli, Manhattan Grocery & Grill, Pantry #894-E. New Hope Road, Pretzel Twister, Quick Mart Food Store, Rodney's BBQ, Soft T Shop, Sunburst Foods Inc., Sweet Grandma Grill, The Chosen Mart, Winn Dixie Deli-Wayne Memorial Drive, Winn Dixie Deli #912-117 South, Winn Dixie Fishermans #911-Wayne Memorial Drive, Winn Dixie Fishermans WHA #912-117 South, Winn Dixie Deli #918-N. Berkeley Blvd., Winn Dixie Fishermans WH #918-N. Berkeley Blvd.

Meat Markets

Country Butcher Shop, El Corral Mexican Store, Food Lion #2581-Hwy. 117 North, Food Lion #128-Spence Avenue, Food Lion #1364-W. Grantham Street, Food Lion #1692-Hwy. 111 South, Food Lion #2530-Five Points Plaza, Food Lion #2576-New Hope Road, Madison's Meat Market, Piggly Wiggly #39-N. Lionel Street, Sam's Club, Winn Dixie #911-Wayne Memorial Drive, Winn Dixie Meat Market #912-117 South, and Winn Dixie #918-N. Berkeley Blvd.

Institutional Food Services

Alterra Sterling House, Brian Center, Countryside Assisted Living, Howell's, The Meadows, The Pines, ReNu Life Extended, Skill Creations of Goldsboro, Somerset Ct. Kitchen, and Woodard Care, Inc.

School lunchrooms

Brogden Middle, Brogden Primary, Carver Elementary, Carver Heights Elementary, Charles B. Aycock High, Dillard-Edison Jr. Academy, Eastern Wayne Elementary, Eastern Wayne Middle, Eastern Wayne High, Edgewood Community Developmental, Faith FWB Church, Fremont STARS Elementary, Goldsboro High, Goldsboro Middle, Grantham School, Greenwood Middle, Meadow Lane Elementary, Mount Olive Middle, Mt. Zion Christian Academy, Northeast Elementary, Northwest Elementary, North Drive Elementary, Norwayne Middle, Rosewood Elementary, Rosewood High, Rosewood Middle, School Street Elementary, Southern Wayne High, Spring Creek Elementary, Spring Creek Middle/High, St. Mary School, and Tommy's Road Elementary.