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It was apparent to Dominic Miller that Sioux Falls restaurants used their time during the height of the coronavirus pandemic well.
The public health inspector, now Sioux Falls public health manager, was one of six inspectors evaluating Sioux Falls’ 700-plus restaurants and grocery stores on a bi-annual basis.
Restaurants had shut down dine-in eating in the spring of 2020. Many restaurants filled their employees’ time by cleaning to avoid layoffs and prepare for the eventual return of customers, Miller said.
“It was actually very refreshing,” Miller said. “The restaurant industry really took the time to clean. You could see how they pulled the equipment out and did some deep cleaning throughout the establishment. You immediately knew they’d used their downtime well so they were ready again when customers came back.”
That effort has bled into 2021 inspection reports, with