DTI-Zambo Sur names winners of search for cleanest food outlets PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 28 October 2013 13:22

PAGADIAN CITY — The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has bared names of winners in the search for the cleanest food establishments in the city.

The awarding ceremony was held Friday afternoon and each of the winners received plaques of recognition since the search do not involve monetary prizes.

DTI Provincial director Ma. Socorro Atay said Saturday the search is aimed at maintaining high standards of cleanliness in all food establishments in the city.

The search is now on its 14th year since it started in 1999 and is conducted every month of October in consonance with the observance of the National Consumer Welfare Month.

The winners in the Restaurant Franchise Category are the following: first place, Mc Donald’s; second place, Chowking; and, third place, Greenwich.

For Hotel and Restaurant Category, the winners are: Four Queens Resort, first place; Mardale Hotel, second place; and, Hotel Alindahaw, third place.

In the Local Restaurant Category, the winners are: Rodolfo’s Cuisine, first place; Rosettes Food Mart, second place; and Al Netivs Restaurant, third place.

The winners for Bakeshop Franchise/Chain Category are the following: ALC Butterbun, first place; Dunkin Donuts, second place; and, Golda’s Cakes & Pastries–Gaisano & Carmela Dulce Home Favorite Cakes and Pastries, third place.

The winners for Bakeshop Local Category are: Rosettes Bakeshop, first place; Merjulyn Bakeshop, second place; and, Fortune Bakery, third place.

For fastfood Category, the winner is Best Emporium Fastfood.

Meanwhile, the Nanay Violata Kan-anan grabbed the first place in the Carenderia Category and Princess Native Resto & Catering Services was adjudged as the second placer.

Atay said the search is aimed at attracting more customers and “at the end of the day, their income will increase.”

DTI spearheaded the search in collaboration with the Pagadian City Consumers Association, Inc. (PCCAI), the ConsumerNet such as the Department of Health (DOH), City Health Office (CHO), Department of Agriculture (DA), City Agriculture’s Office (CAO), Department of Education (DepEd), and Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR).