Guadalajara Grill, 4901 E. Broadway - photo courtesy of Google earth

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In May

History: Since 2014, this location has received one good and one needs improvement inspection rating. This was its first failed inspection.

What the inspector saw: The inspector noted at least five priority violations, including an employee handling ready-to-eat tortillas with their bare hands, a hand sink filled with utensils, foods stored outside of established temperatures and improper date marking.

Follow-up: The restaurant passed a follow-up on May 15.

Response: In a written response, general manager Francisco Carrasco said “we are happy to assure our customers that the Guadalajara Grill proudly maintains the highest level of trained staff and procedures in industry,” adding later: “We demonstrate that we go above and beyond the requirements for the benefit of strengthening our good reputation and trust of our valued family of loyal, happy customers.”

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