Hygiene the recipe for doing well

Geoff and Lorraine Hodson in the kitchen at the Norwood and (below) chef Andy Jagger at Dahlias.
Geoff and Lorraine Hodson in the kitchen at the Norwood and (below) chef Andy Jagger at Dahlias.
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FIVE-star hoteliers and restaurant bosses have spoken about the vital part food hygiene plays in their business

A total of 281 premises across the resort were award the prestigious rating in 2012 - based on marks given by unnanounced visits carried out by Blackpool council inspectors.

Dahlias Restaurant has been awarded a five star food hygeine rating.  Pictured is chef Andy Jagger.

Dahlias Restaurant has been awarded a five star food hygeine rating. Pictured is chef Andy Jagger.

The deserved recipients of the five star rating have shared their recipe for ensuring the highest standards are maintained.

Shaun Pickup, owner of Dahlia’s restaurant, on Cropper Road, Common Edge, said: “It’s probably the most important part of our business, obviously we’re very keen on it.

“The tests touch on all the different aspects of the business, from having the standard equipment to book keeping and daily logs.

“You never know when the inspectors are coming, they’re always ad hoc so we’ve got to maintain our standards 24-seven.”

Kat McFadyen, deputy manager at The Dutton Arms, on The Promenade, said: “We just follow our company procedure to the letter. We’re pretty hot on staff training and we’ve also got an online training system.

“I make sure our staff are well-trained along with the general manager.”

Geoff Hodson, of the Norwood Hotel, said: “It’s of the absolute utmost importance, it’s paramount.

“We just make sure we stick to the details that are handed to us and we make sure we do things correctly. We do get complimented by the customers from time to time.”

Carolyn Keates, owner of the Apollo Hotel, on Vance Road, central Blackpool, said: “It’s just normal for us. Obviously you don’t know they’re coming.

“We don’t do anything in particular but it’s how we’ve always run the business and how I run my own kitchen at home.”



Abbey Hotel, Palatine Road

ABC Treehouse Nursery,Normoss Road

Acorn Lodge, Reads Avenue

Acregate Chippt, Acre Gate

Adam’s Pizza House, St Annes Road

Albert and the Lion, Bank Hey Street

Ambassador Rest Home, Lytham Road

Amber Banks Rest Home, Clifton Drive

Ambrosini’s, Squires Gate Lane

Anchorsholme Sandwich Bar, Anchorsholme Lane East

Andora Hotel, Lonsdale Road

Angels Guest House, Reads Avenue

Anita’s Ice Cream Parlour, East Park Drive

Apollo Hotel, Vance Road

Arabella, Albert Road

Ascot Hotel, Alexandra Road

Ashcroft Day Nursery, Whitegate Drive

Auctioneer, Lytham Road

Autism Initiatives, Bristol Avenue

Autumn Leaves rest home, Devonshire Road

Avon Hotel, Albert Road

Ayaan Chillies, Talbot Road

B&FC Ansdell campus

Balmoral Rest Home, Conway Avenue

Bamford House Hotel, York Street

Bargain Gifts, The Boardwalk

BCM Community Meals, Mowbray Drive

Beach House, Prom

Beauchief Hotel, King Eward Ave

Beech Wines, Beech Ave

Beechfield Hotel, Hornby Road

Bel-Reve Hotel, Hornby Road

Belgravia care home, Prom

Bella Morso, Alconbury Cres

Bells Kitchen, Trafalgar Rd

Belsfield House, Carlin Gate

Bentleys Fish and Chips, Bond St

Beverely Hotel, Charnley Rd

Blue Moon Hotel, Yorkshire St

Bluebell Lodge Nursery, St Annes Rd

Board Head, Preston Old Rd

Boots, Bank Hey St

Brene Hotel, Lord St

Bronswick House rest home, Chestefield Rd

Brun WMC, Brun Grove

Buffetlicious, Crestway

Burger King, Pleasure Beach

Butty Bar, Dev Road

Cafe Dolce, Abingdon St

Cake Tin Delights, Baines Ave

Camelot House, Crystal Rd

Canda Hotel, Vance Rd

Canton Kitchen, Caunce St

Cardoun Hotel, St Chads Rd

Catonis Fish and Chips, Cherry Tree Road

Caxton Lodge, Caxton Ave

Chelsea Kindergarten, Chelsea Ave

Chelston Hotel, Palatine Rd

Cherry Tree, Palatine Rd

Chips 4 You, Dean St

Chorlton Hotel, Hull Rd

Christ the King school

Clifford Lodge, Clifford Rd

Coasters View Hotel, Napier Ave

Column House, Carlin Gate

Constantine’s Restaurant, Highfield Rd

Corona Hotel, Clifton Dr

Crescent, Hornby Rd

Crumbs Sandwiches, Holmfield Rd

Cumberland Hotel, Station Rd

Dahlias Restaurant, Cropper Rd

Devonshire Arms Hotel, Dev Rd

Domino’s, Whitegate Dr

Donut Hut, South Pier

Drive Cafe, Central Dr

Dunes Day Nursery, Dunes Ave

Dutton Arms, Prom

Duxbury House, Sherbourne Rd

Eastpines Friary, Eastpines Dr

Eatabout Queen St

Edelweiss, St Chads Rd

Elmora Hotel, Albert Rd

Elmsdeane rest home, Dean St

Emmerdale guest house, Shaw Rd

Empire Bingo, Hawes Side Ln

Eurest Catering, Warbreck Hill Rd

Fairhaven Hotel, Woodfield Rd

Fairhaven Private Hotel, Palatine Rd

Fairway, Hull Rd

Fir Trees guest house, St Chads Rd

Fish and Chips, South Pier

Fiveways Garage, Dev Rd

Fortuna House, Rawcliffe St

Franklin Hotel, Hornby Rd

Fylde Rugby Club, Blackpool Road, Ansdell

Gabrielles, Lord St

Gallery Hotel, Albert Rd

Gentings Casino, Queens Prom

George St fisheries, George S

Glen Allan hotel, Hornby Rd

Glen Marie rest home, Harrow Pl

Glenthorne, Reads Ave

Glyndale, Trafalgar Rd

Godfather, The Strand

Golden Eagle Hotel, Warren Dr

Golden Years retirement home, Shatesbury Ave

Grads Cafe, B&FC Palatine campus

Grand Villa, Shaw Rd

Gwenlyn House, Chesterfield Rd

Harbour Hotel, Napier Ave

Hart’s Smusements, Queens Prom

Hartshead Hotel, King Edward Ave

Hawes Side Nursery, Pedders Ln

Hawes Side Primary School, Pedders Ln

Highfield Rd Nursery, Highfield Rd

Highfurlong Special School, Blackpool Old Rd

Highgrove rest home, St Annes Rd

Hilton Hotel, Prom

Hole In The Wall Cafe, Lower Prom

Holmside Hotel, Barton Ave

Home for the Autistic, All Hallows Rd

Horncliffe House residential home, Horncliffe Rd

Hotel Bambi, Bright St

Hotel Libra, Palatine Rd

Hotel Pilatus, Wilshaw Rd

Hound Dog Hotel, Bairstow St

Hoyle Resource Centre, Argosy Ave

Hurstmere Hotel, Alexandra Rd

Indian Orchard, Dev Rd

Indian Palace, Lytham Rd

J.A.M. Catering Ltd, Clifton Rd

Jah Jireh, Reads Ave

Kapers Too, Whittam Ave

Kellys Hot food, South Pier

KFC, Lytham Rd

Kimberley House Hotel, St Chads Rd

King Cone Food Hygiene, Bryning Ave

King Edward VII, Central Dr

King Kebab, Coronation St

Kings Cross Hotel, Charnley Rd

Kirkstead Hotel, Bairstow St

Lawton Hotel, Charnley Rd

Layton Hil Nursery, St Walburgas Rd

Layton Rakes, Market St

Leatham Park Hotel, Tyldesley Rd

Leawood, Hornby Rd

Libertys Hotel, Cocker Sq

Lido Royal Cafe, Lytham Rd

Lindale Cafe, Dale St

Little Angels, Fredora Ave

Little Treasures, Cavendish Rd

Long Eaton Hotel, Northumberland Ave

Lonsdale Coach Park Cafe, Lonsdale Rd

Lucena Hotel, Barton Ave

Lynalan Hotel, Palatine Rd

Lyndale Hotel, Bairstow St

Lyndene, Crystal Rd

Majestic rest home, Queens Prom

Mamas Pizzeria, Topping St

Manchester House Hotel, Withnell Rd

Manor Nursery School, Mythop Rd

Mardi Gras Hotel, Lord St

Marks & Spencer, Church St

Marshmallows, Boscombe Rd

Marton County Primary School, Whernside

McColls, Egerton Rd

McDonalds, Prom

McDonalds, Cherry Tree Road North

Meadow Kindergarten, Old Meadow Ln

Mereside Primary School, Langdale Rd

Moorbank Guest House, Moor St

Mr Chips, Egerton Rd

Nathans Parlour, South Pier

New Evergreen restaurant, Ansdell Rd

New Westmere Day Nursery, Vicarage Ln

Newlands Hotel, Bairstow St

No 11, Moor Park Ave

Norbreck Happy Days Nursery, Russell Ave

North Pier Carousel

North Shore Catering, Blackpool North Shore Golf Club, Dev Rd

North Shore nursing home, St Stephens Ave

Norwood Hotel, Hull Rd

Number 5, Cedar Sq

Oakleigh Hotel, Wellington Rd

Oban House, Holmfield Rd

Octavia Guest House, Bright St

Old England Hotel, Red Bank Rd

Olivers, Dickson Rd

Papa John’s Pizza, Whitegate Dr

Paris Casino, Bloomfield Rd

Park Villa, Palatine Rd

Pearl Hotel, Charnley Rd

Pennsylvania House, Barclay Ave

Pennystone Court, Handsworth Rd

Piers House, St Annes Rd

Pizza 2 Nite, Yorkshire St

Pizzaland, Dev Rd

Port of Call guest house, Coop St

Portland Hotel, Albert Rd

Princess Alexandra home, Bosworth Pl

Promenade Cafe, Cocker Sq

Queen Victoria, Station Rd

Quilligans, Church St

Raffles Hotel, Hornby Rd

Rhoslyn Hotel, Wellington Rd

Roachvale, Withnell Rd

Roasting Today, Cheapside

Rockdene, St Chads Rd

Rose Wing Hotel, Hornby Rd

Rose’s Cafe, Dickson Rd

Rossall House, Alexandra Rd

Ryecourt nursing home, Queens Prom

Sailyn, Palatine Rd

Salt and Light Cafe, Layton Rd

Sandacastle, Prom

Sandycroft nursing home, Lytham Rd

Sapori, Clifton St

Savoy, Mere Rd

Seacrest Hotel, Rawcliffe St

Seaside Hotel, Bairstow St

Seniors Express, All Hallows Rd

Simply Spice, St Annes Rd

Sonora Park, Albert Rd

Spud O Licious, Limerick Rd

Squirrel Chippy, Collins Ave

Squirrels Nursery, Toronto Ave

St Nicholas Primary School, School Rd

St Stephens nursing home, St Stephens Ave

Stafford, Woodfield Rd

Strathdon, St Chads Rd

Sugar Rush, Red Bank Rd

Sugar3, Church St

Sundwon Guest House, Lonsdale Rd

Sunset Hotel, Banks St

Sure Start, Langdale Rd

Sure Start, Dingle Ave

Sure Start, Gorton St

Sutcliffe Hotel, Albert Rd

Sweet 2th, Red Bank Rd

Sweetdreams, Lonsdale Rd

Tam O Shanter, Coop St

Thames Childrens Centre, Severn Rd

Thames Primary School, Severn Rd

The Address, Reads Ave

The Big Bite, Vicarage Ln

The Corner House, Holmfield Rd

The Dragonfly, Lord St

The Fishery, Dev Rd

The Lady Hamilton, St Chads Rd

The Lancashire Cheesecake Company, St James Rd

The Sea Fish and Chips, Chapel St

The Village Pantry, Blackpool Rd, Poulton

The Willows rest home, Midgeland Rd

Thornhill Hotel, Wellington Rd

Trafford Hotel, Charnley Rd

Travelodge, Seasiders Way

Treetops Kindergarten, Carlin Gate

Trentham Hotel, Dickson Rd

Trianon House, Havelock St

Trinity Hospice, Low Moor Rd

Tudor Guest House, Crystal Rd

TVR Diner, Bristol Ave

Victoria Hospital, Whinney Heys Rd

Viking Hotel, Prom

Village Nursery, Lytham Rd

Waverely Cafe, Chapel St

Waves, Willshaw Rd

West Park Kindergarten, West Park Dr

Westdean Hotel, Dean St

Westfield Hotel, Station Hotel

Westholme Hotel, Albert Rd

Whitegate Takeaway, Whitegate Dr

Wilkinsons Butchers, Holmfield Rd

Wilton hotel, Alexandra Rd

Wok Express, Red Bank Rd

Woodleight hotel, King Edward Ave

Wynfield House, Newton Dr

Xanders, Dickson Rd

Yorkshire Fisheries, Topping St

Alliance Boots Pharmacy, Amy Johnson Way

Cropper Road caravan park, Cropper Rd

Newton Hall Fish and Chip Shop, Staining Rd


Ali’s Takeaway, Central Drive

Coral Cantonese and Peking, Highfield Rd

Good All, Watson Rd

Ho Ho’s Chinese and Thai Cuisine, Waterloo Rd,

Kebab Express, Central Drive

Kebab House, Foxhall Rd

Lucky House, Coronation St

Lucky Star, Eastpines Dr

Poulton Town FC clubhouse

Royal George Hotel, Tyldesley Rd

Waterloo Hotel, Waterloo Rd

Welbeck Hotel, Queens Prom

Yangs Kitchen, Hawes Side Ln

Yanks, Church St

Zheng’s, Hawes Side Ln

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