Restaurant Ratings Most Violations: Jan. 1 to 6

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There were no restaurant closings in our area from January 2 to 6, 2017.

The following Tampa Bay restaurants received the most violations during inspections conducted from Jan. 2 to Jan. 6, 2017.

Saki Endless Sushi & Hibachi Eatery located at 2643 Gulf to Bay Blvd. in Clearwater, 34 violations

  • Live, small flying insects found in kitchen, food preparation area, and food storage area.
  • Raw chicken stored over ready-to-eat food.
  • Food-contact surfaces not sanitized after use.

Denny’s located at 4442 US 19 S. in New Port Richey, 32 violations

  • Live, small flying insects found in kitchen, food preparation area, and food storage area.
  • Dishwashing machine chlorine sanitizer was not at the proper minimum strength.
  • Food-contact surfaces were encrusted with soil deposits.

Checker’s located at 3002 N Nebraska Ave. in Tampa, 29 violations

  • An employee failed to wash their hands before changing gloves and working with food.
  • An in-use utensil was stored in unclean water.
  • Cold food was held at temperatures greater than 41 degrees.

Wok N Roll located at 2802 W. Kennedy Blvd. in Tampa, 28 violations

  • A container of medicine was improperly stored with food.
  • Hand tools were stored on a shelf above food.
  • The interior of a reach-in cooler was soiled with an accumulation of food residue.

Elsa’s Mexican Restaurant located at 18450 U.S. Hwy. 41 N. in Lutz, 27 violations

  • Potentially hazardous cold food was held at temperatures greater than 41 degrees.
  • A toxic chemical stored by food: hanging on a rack by the cook’s line.
  • Interior of microwave was soiled with encrusted food debris.

Saigon Deli LLC located at 3858 W. Waters Ave. in Tampa, 27 violations

  • Slicer blade was soiled with old food debris.
  • Single-service articles were stored on a soiled surface: on the floor by the back door exit.
  • Food was stored on the floor: cooked rice noodles on the cook’s line.

Chopsticks located at 801 E. Brandon Blvd. in Brandon, 24 violations

  • Dented and rusted cans found in kitchen.
  • Raw beef stored over ready-to-eat food.
  • Soil residue found in food storage containers.

The Bawarchie Indian Cuisine located at 34832 US Hwy. 19 N. in Palm Harbor, 23 violations

  • Soil residue found in food storage containers.
  • The interior of the reach-in cooler was soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Stored food was not covered in the walk-in cooler.

SEE MORE RESTAURANT RATINGS REPORTS HERE

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