By: Orange County Supervisor Todd Spitzer
On Tuesday, the Board of Supervisors voted to direct the Orange County Health Care Agency to prepare a proposal for a color-coded restaurant rating system to be brought to the Board no later than May 20. This system would replace the County’s existing system, where restaurants are simply described as “Pass,” “Reinspection Due – Pass,” and “Closed” on Health Care Agency placards posted in publicly-visible places in restaurants.
“I still prefer a letter-grade based system, so that Orange County will not be out of step with all of our neighboring counties,” Supervisor Todd Spitzer said. “However, a color-coded system is still a good step forward to replace our outdated restaurant rating system adopted 15 years ago.” Continue reading