Dirty Dining June 16th: Worst offenders showing signs of improvement

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Every week CBS 5 News is sent a list of restaurants that have been recently inspected by Maricopa County's Environmental Services Department.
CBS 5 News selects five restaurants with some of the highest number of "risk factors."

According to health inspectors, risk factors are considered major health code violations. For more details on the restaurant inspection scoring system visit Maricopa County's website.

This week we look back at some of the restaurants with the most health code violations, to see whether they have made any improvements on their next health inspection. Here are the results:

George and Son Asian Cuisine
3049 W Agua Fria Highway
April 2017 – 6 violations
May 2017 – 0 violations

Firerock Country Club
16000 E. Firerock Country Drive
Fountain Hills
April 2017 – 6 major violations
April 2017  – 0 violations

Pho Bamboo
1933 W. Main Street
March 2017 – 7 violations
June 2017 – 3 violations

Chou’s Kitchen
1250 E. Apache Blvd.
December 2016 – 7 violations
March 2017 – 1 violation

Charley’s Place
4324 W. Thunderbird Rd.
February 2017 – 9 violations
May 2017 – 2 violations

Dean’s List – Perfect Health Inspection Scores

Chang Lee Restaurant
13600 N. 99th Avenue
Sun City

Nino’s Pizzeria
5800 W. Peoria Avenue

1515 N. Gilbert Road

Carrie’s Café
13576 Camino Del Sol
Sun City West

Café Rio
2501 W. Happy Valley Road

Taco Bell
4080 S. Gilbert Road


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Jason Barry
Jason Barry has been reporting in the Valley since 1997.

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Jason Barry

Jason Barry has been reporting in the Valley since 1997.

He is a nine-time Rocky Mountain Emmy Award winner who is best known for his weekly Dirty Dining reports, which highlight local restaurants with major health code violations.

Jason was born in Los Angeles and graduated from the University of Miami.

An avid sports fan, Jason follows the Diamondbacks, Cardinals and Suns with his wife, Karen, and son, Joshua.

His favorite stories to cover are the station’s Pay it Forward segments, which reward members of the community with $500 for going ‘above and beyond’ the call of duty to help others.

Jason, started his career at WBTW-TV in Florence, SC before moving to WALA-TV in Mobile, AL, was named the Associated Press Reporter of the Year in 2002.

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