Two eateries fail, then pass health inspections

2013-12-15T00:00:00Z 2014-01-24T15:13:15Z Two eateries fail, then pass health inspectionsBy Becky Pallack Arizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star

Two local eateries failed health inspections in November but passed follow-up inspections. Here’s what you need to know.

Johnny’s Complete Foods
  • 1401 N. Hualpai Road
  • History:
  • “Needs improvement” rating last year. Mostly “good” ratings for 10 previous years.
  • What the inspector saw: After giving a “needs improvement” rating on Nov. 7, an inspector returned Nov. 18 and noted three critical violations, including caked debris on the dish-washing sink. The inspector recommended a detailed cleaning.
  • Follow-up:
  • Passed Dec. 2.
  • Response:
  • Employee Cindy Fu said, “We did clean and we’ve taken care of it already.”
Chicken Nuevo
  • 3102 E. Grant Road
  • History:
  • New restaurant. Passed initial inspection in September.
  • What the inspector saw: After giving a “needs improvement” rating in October, an inspector returned Nov. 12 and noted the hand-washing sink was removed from the kitchen.
  • Follow-up:
  • Passed Nov. 25.
  • Response:
  • Manager Maria Rembao said the sink was replaced.

Compiled from Pima County Health Department records. Contact reporter Becky Pallack at bpallack@azstarnet.com or 573-4251. On Twitter @BeckyPallack.

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