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Food businesses across the Fylde are scoring top marks for Food Hygiene Ratings as advent calendars countdown to Christmas!

The past twelve months have seen record numbers of food businesses changing ownership or starting from scratch, adopting new business models to thrive in unprecedented circumstances. Whether these businesses were introducing takeaway options, offering delivery services, or even preparing food from home, Fylde Council officers have been engaging remotely with them throughout the pandemic, continuing to provide expert advice to maintain impeccable hygiene standards and support Fylde’s economy.

The results speak for themselves, with dozens of Fylde food establishments receiving the well-earned early Christmas gift of a National Food Hygiene Rating of 5. Such scores reflect their excellence in hygienic handling of food, cleanliness of facilities, and staff training, amongst other criteria designed to keep diners healthy and happy.

The Food Standards Agency Local Authority Recovery Roadmap set out a plan of national objectives for a phased recovery, detailing how local authorities are to return to normal service delivery and how official food safety controls will be implemented until April 2023 and potentially beyond. Fylde Food Safety officers have been working hard to help bring back a touch of normality in time for the festive period.

Councillor Thomas Threlfall, Chairman of the Environment, Health and Housing Committee, said: “Fylde Council officers have endeavoured to help our valued local businesses all that we can, and the excellent standard achieved highlights the value of this association. I’d like to thank these businesses for working with us to help make Fylde a desirable destination for tourists and residents alike.”

Showcased below are just a few of the many local businesses to have achieved a National Food Hygiene Rating of 5 over the past few months!

Allegria Restaurant, 27 St Annes Rd West, FY8 1SB (5 rated on 25/11/21)

 

Food Business Operator Mr Salvatore Tobia and his team proudly display their sticker on the front window of the restaurant.

 

Staining Golf Course, Chain Lane, Staining, FY3 0DE (5 rated on 02.09.2021)

 

Peter and Alison Wigglesworth extend a warm invitation for you to enjoy their festive menu this Christmas.

 

Nom Nom Whitehills, Unit 2, Whitehills Business Park, Brooklands Way, FY4 5RU (5 rated on 27.10.2021)

 

Mr Darren Trott and his staff display their 5 rated award on the shop window, since successfully opening this new business after registering on 07.09.2021

 

Foodie Fusion, 158 Lytham Road, Warton, PR4 1XE (5 rated on 28.10.2021)

 

Mr Asad Mehmood opened this new food takeaway business in the former McColls building, and has been trading successfully since registering with Fylde Council on 14.07.2021

For a full list of the local businesses who have been recognised as operating in a safe and compliant way, visit www.food.gov.uk/ratings. Be sure to check food hygiene ratings before you dine out this holiday season, and Fylde Council wish everyone a safe and happy Christmas!

 


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