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We go through every restaurant that’s been inspected to see which ones were cited for the most priority health code violations.The worst offenders make our Dirty Dining list. (Source: CBS 5) We go through every restaurant that’s been inspected to see which ones were cited for the most priority health code violations.The worst offenders make our Dirty Dining list. (Source: CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

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 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 at www.maricopa.gov.

Here are the Valley restaurants with the most health code violations this week.

Gold Chef
1055 S. Arizona Ave
Chandler
4 violations

Among the Violations:
"Large amount of organic matter on walls"
"Ant and roach spray cans throughout restaurant"


Steak and Stone
2613 N. Thunderbird Circle
Mesa
4 violations

Among the violations:
"Cook with a long unrestrained beard"
"Food residue left on a slicer"


Dennys
3205 E Bell Road
Phoenix
4 violations

Among the violations:
"No paper towels at a hand wash sink"
"Cook using same knife to open frozen fish then vegetables"


Julia’s Mesquite Mexican Grill
1925 E. Brown Road
Mesa
5 violations

Among the violations:
"An Employee mopping floors then handling food"
"Salsa kept past discard date"


Max Saigon
1018 N. Arizona Ave
Chandler
6 violations

Among the violations:
"Live roaches crawling around the kitchen"
"Mold growth on a tomato."
"Window cleaner stored above dried food"

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Dean's List - Perfect health inspection scores

Top Shelf
3301 W. Greenway Blvd.
Phoenix
85023


Jupes
2655 W. Guadalupe road
Mesa
85202


Haji Baba Food
1513 E. Apache Blvd.
Tempe
85281


Golden Greek Restaurant
7126 N. 35th Ave
Phoenix
85051


Tonto Bar and Grill
5736 E. Rancho Manana Blvd
Cave Creek
85331


Muscle Club Café
13035 W. Rancho Sante Fe Blvd
Avondale
85323


Curry Bowl Indian Cuisine
955 W. Chandler Heights Rd
Chandler
 

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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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