Rodent droppings found all over restaurant kitchen

State records show eight restaurants statewide were ordered shut by Inspectors with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation last week because of violations that could be hazardous to your health.

Below is a list of the restaurants that are in South Florida and some of their violations.






"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 11 moist droppings on a shelf under a convection oven on the cooks line. There is also e set rat trap on the same shelf. 7 dry droppings inside the uncovered side of the same convection oven. 17 moist droppings on the floor behind and under the same table with the convection oven on it on the cooks line. Observed 2 dry droppings on a pastry bag hanging on the wall behind the floor mixer. 14 moist droppings on a ledge to the left of a unused Victory reach-in cooler in the back of the kitchen. 25 moist and dry droppings on a sheet pan rack used from storing Styrofoam cups near the 3 compartment sink. 4 dry droppings under the 3 compartment sink. 6 dry dropping in the rear of the dish machine. Estimate 20 droppings behind a chest freezer in a hallway."

"Rodent rub marks present along walls/ceilings. Observed rub marks on the wall below a hole in a ceiling tile next to the hood system on the cooks line. Observed rub marks on two pipes coming through the wall behind the convection oven on the cooks line

"Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine."

"Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of food borne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items."


1353 SOUTH SR 7



"Dead roaches on premises, 4 under counter in front service area."

"Roach activity present as evidenced by 7 live roaches found under prep table in kitchen, 10 plus found in brackets of shelf in kitchen over prep table, 2 egg sacks found on spice shelf, 3 crawling on floor by 3 compartment sink, 2 crawling in foil paper dispenser, 9 in bracket of shelf over 3 compartment sink in kitchen, 1 crawling on wall by 3 compartment sink, 1 crawling on wall in front area."