Food Establishment Rating System

Ratings and Inspections Meanings

  • 4 Forks - Excellent
    Excellent

    A food service establishment having no critical four point violations or risk factor violations. A Qualified Food Operator, Designated Alternate or other knowledgeable and trained staff was on site at the time of inspection. Records of training are available, accurate and up to date. Safe food handling practices and procedures were observed at the time of inspection and the facility was found to be in compliance with the Public Health Code.

  • 3 Forks - Good
    Good

    A food service establishment having no critical four point violations and no more than two risk factor violations. Establishment is free of major structural defects and exhibits safe food handling practices and procedures at the time of inspection. The facility was found to be substantially in compliance with the Public Health Code.

  • 2 Forks - fair
    Fair

    A food service establishment having no uncorrected critical four point violations and no more than four risk factor violations. Establishment has conditions that need to be corrected such as structural defects or other violations and/or unsafe food handling practices likely to cause foodborne illness.

  • 1 Fork - poor
    Poor

    A food service establishment having a rating score of less than 80 or any establishment with one or more uncorrected critical four point violations. An establishment with five or more risk factor violations at the time of inspection that are likely to cause foodborne illness or structural defects requiring correction. The establishment exhibits poor compliance with the provisions of the Public Health Code at the time of inspection.

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