GCHD Food Safety Program—because Safe Food is Good Food.
When you go out to eat, you shouldn’t have to worry about getting sick. GCHD Food Safety Program staff work to ensure that food vendors are permitted, food workers are educated, and that food is properly and safely handled, prepared and served, to prevent illnesses from food.
On average, each year in Grant County over 600 permanent food establishments are inspected, often several times, including restaurants, grocery stores, coffee stands, mobile units/food trucks, and school cafeterias. There is also an average of 900 inspections completed of temporary food establishments at a multitude of events throughout the county including fairs, festivals, concerts, farmers markets and flea markets. In addition, approximately 5600 food workers are educated and 65 food safety related complaints are investigated.
Questions or Concerns? If you have questions about food safety or food service permitting in Grant County, or a concern about a local food establishment, please contact one of our food safety staff at (509) 766-7960:
Amber: ext. 14, or email
Lars: ext. 43, or email
Daniel: ext. 42, or email
Stephanie: ext 41, or email
Todd: ext. 26, or email
Food Safety Regulations