MIAMI – An inspector with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation found 259 rodent droppings inside a restaurant last week, according to a state report.
The inspector noted 14 violations at El Chalet Restaurant Cafeteria, which was the only South Florida restaurant ordered shut last week.
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EL CHALET RESTAURANT CAFETERIA
11500 NW SOUTH RIVER DRIVE
"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found (30) dried and (1) semi fresh in a storage room. (28) more dried droppings found in the rear food prep room. (200 ) more droppings found on top of a walk in freezer and reach in cooler, also located in the rear food prep room. (20-30) of the (200 ) droppings were fresh. Totaling (259 ), some fresh , some dried."
"No proof of required state approved employee training provided for any employees."
"Food manager certification expired."