Larimer County provides many services for its citizens. You can get information about those which can be found on our website from either an alphabetical or categorized list below. Use this list if you're not sure which department provides which services.
Food Service And Retail Programs Type Of Establishment Definitions
Operations that offer complete and varied menus
for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They have multiple entrees for
each meal period which may include soups, salads, and/or deserts.
Preparation of food products is often complex and involves multiple
steps. Most full service operations will provide customer seating
and may include liquor service. (Armadillo, Black Canyon, Nickeys,
Pot Belly, Olive Garden, etc.)
FAST FOOD WITH
LIMITED MENU: Operations that specialize in one or
two main entrees such as hamburgers, pizza, or chicken.
These operations may also provide salad and/or ice cream service.
Preparation of food products is generally simple and involves
one or two steps. (Arbys, Burger King, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell, McDonalds,
Food Service operations that prepare and offer for sale goods
intended for immediate consumption, such as unpackaged, potentially
hazardous foods which may include snack foods
such as dispensed drinks, ice cream, popcorn, candy, cookies,
donuts and baked goods . Preparation of food products
is simple and involves potentially hazardous foods. (Baskin Robbins,
Corn Cabin, TCBY, etc.).
Operations offering foods intended for immediate consumption.
The main product line is normally luncheon meats and cheeses.
They may offer sandwiches, soups, and salads
, as well. Most foods are precooked prior to delivery. Preparation
of food products is generally simple and only involves one or
two steps. (Deli Works, Big Cheese, Almans, King Soopers Deli,
Operations that generally operate in conjunction with other activities
such as sporting events, movies, and rodeos or
they may be seasonal in nature and operate at public parks and
pools. Menus are limited and food preparation is simple involving
one or two steps. (Winona Pool, Carmike 10, EPIC Center, etc.).
Operations that operate from mobile vans, push carts or
trailers selling potentially hazardous foods. The operations
may be somewhat seasonal in nature. Food service may be limited
with most of the complex food preparation taking place in a commissary.
(Carson and Barnes Circus, Choice City Coffee, Ed's Dogs, Weeny
that generally prepare their product in a fixed kitchen
or commissary and then transport it to a different site for service
to the public. These operations can offer a complete and varied
menu. Food preparation is often complex, involving multiple steps
and often includes transport of product to serving sites. (All
Occasions Catering, Michael's Plu, Classique Cake Creations, etc).
BARS WITHOUT FOOD:
Operations where the main menu items are beer, wine and
mixed drinks . In most cases these operations will not
have a kitchen facility and products are limited to prepackaged
foods, frozen pizza, and snack items. (Kevin's Spud, Aggie Theater,
Marty's Place, etc.).
OUTDOOR EVENTS: Operations that sell food in
conjunction with a community event such as 4th of July.
Menus may vary greatly from prepackaged, non-potentially hazardous
foods to foods that require multi step preparation of potetnially
hazardous foods. (Cinco de Mayo, Taste of Fort Collins, Scottish/Irish
run in conjunction with educational institutions.
These operations are generally full service, but offer
a limited number of entree items at a single meal. Food
preparation can be complex and involve many steps. (Loveland High
School, Larimer County Vo-Tech Center, etc.).
CENTERS: Operations operated in conjunction with correctional,
health care, and drug and alcohol treatment facilities.
These operations are generally full service. Food preparation
can be complex and involve several steps. (New Beginnings, Community
Corrections, Larimer County Jail, Meals on Wheels, Senior Chuckwagon.)
Operations operated in conjunction with residential children
camps or as part of a dude ranch . These operations are
generally full service. Meals may be prepared and served at several
locations. Meal preparation can be complex and involve many steps
including transport of product to different serving sites.
(Sylvan Dale, Camp Amakulo, Cheley Camps, Rawah Guest Ranch, Glendevey
FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS: Large retail operations that offer a
full line of grocery items for sale to the public (i.e.,
fruits, vegetables, dry goods, bakery items, meats, dairy items,
etc.). These operations will offer foods subject to spoilage
and will normally have at least one of the following: a deli,
bakery, produce or meat department. These opertions may handle,
process and manufacture a large number of different food items.
Large retail food establishments are subject to retail fees. If
they operate a deli the deli will have their own inspections.
(King Soopers, Safeway, Beavers, Steeles).
WITH FOOD PREP: Small retail operations offering food subject
to spoilage, such as, ice cream, milk, meats, etc. These opertions
also provide foods intended for immediate consumption
such as, dispensed drinks and unpackaged foods requiring limited
preparation such as sandwiches, ice cream, milk, etc. Food preparation
is simple, involving one or two steps. (7-11's, Mini-Marts, Circle
CONVENIENCE GROCERY WITHOUT FOOD PREP: Small retail food operations where
coffee, tea, non-potentially hazardous donuts and pastries
are the only unpackaged foods offered for sale and where
prepackaged, potentially hazardous foods are offered for retail
sale. There should be no drink dispensing or food preparation
involved in these operations. (Hilltop Outpost, Johnson's Market,
Retail operations where meats are cut and offeredfor retail
sale . Preparation is limited to meat cutting processing,
smoking, cooking and wrapping. These operations do not prepare
and serve sandwiches, soups, meals or dispense drinks to the public(C
& C Meats, Horton Meats, Fentiman's Meats.)
SHOP: Retail operations that prepare and/or offer for retail
sale unpackaged, non-potentially hazardous foods such as candy,
popcorn, cookies, baked goods , etc. intended for off-premises
UNITS: Retail operations that operate from mobile
vans, push carts, trailers, or bicycles. All foods sold must be
prepackaged and must include some potentially hazardous
foods. (J Bar S, Van Goghs Left Ear, etc.)
Other Food Operations
Operations which manufacture and package food products
for wholesale. These operations do not offer retail sales
to the public. These operations do not prepare and serve sandwiches,
coffee, soft drinks, or meals to the public. Food preparation
may vary extensively from operation to operation. (O'Dell Brewing,
Floyds Sandwiches, American Country Candy.)
and others: Operations where prepackaged foods are stored
and may be sold wholesale . These operations may sell
prepackaged, non-potentially hazardous foods retail. (R2-J Food
Warehouse, Wonderbread Thriftshop, Sage Foods, etc.)