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57 lifeless roaches in kitchen, improper uncooked meals storage & objectionable odors: 2 South Florida eating places shut

An worker reducing lettuce with out gloves, uncooked hen saved above cheese and “objectionable odors” had been among the many violations discovered at two South Florida eating places briefly ordered shut final week by state inspectors.

The South Florida Solar Sentinel usually highlights restaurant inspections carried out by the Florida Division of Enterprise and Skilled Regulation in Broward and Palm Seaside counties. We cull by means of inspections that occur weekly and highlight locations ordered shut for “high-priority violations,” corresponding to improper meals temperatures or lifeless cockroaches.

Any restaurant that fails a state inspection should keep closed till it passes a follow-up. When you spot a potential violation and want to file a grievance, contact Florida DBPR. (However please don’t contact us: The Solar Sentinel doesn’t examine eating places.

Danny’s Pizza Categorical, Boynton Seaside 

10833 Jog Street, Suite 198

Ordered shut: Oct. 19; reopened Oct. 20

Why: Ten violations (five high-priority), together with about 57 lifeless roaches in areas across the kitchen corresponding to “on floor behind salad line flip-top,” “inside not-in-use oven on cook dinner line” and “in bottom of 2-door, stainless low-top freezer on cook dinner line.”

Additionally discovered: six reside roaches within the kitchen — in spots corresponding to “inside wheels of 2-door, low-top freezer on cook dinner line,” “inside {of electrical} door of cook dinner line flip-top cooler” and “on pipe beneath triple sink.”

The report additionally famous improper storage of prescription treatment on a “shelf above cook dinner line flip-top” cooler, in addition to “uncooked hen saved above feta cheese in walk-in cooler” and “bread saved in direct contact with can liner on cook dinner line.” Moreover, an worker was seen “reducing lettuce with naked palms.”

The restaurant was allowed to reopen after a next-day inspection discovered one intermediate violation.

Jacintos Kitchen, West Palm Seaside

4201 Broadway Ave.

Ordered shut: Oct. 17; reopened Oct. 18

Why: Twelve violations (four high-priority), together with an worker’s open drink within the prep space of the kitchen; hen soup, sauce and beef soup not lined in a walk-in cooler; and uncooked hen saved “above uncooked fish in reach-in cooler at kitchen.”

The inspection additionally discovered about 18 reside roaches “on the ground by the handwashing sink,” “beneath velocity rack between wall and pizza oven” and “beneath pizza oven,” plus 35 roach droppings across the identical areas of the kitchen.

In accordance with the report, there additionally had been “objectionable odors in rest room or different areas of the institution at eating space.”

The restaurant was allowed to reopen on Oct. 18 with two basic violations.

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