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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.

Streets of New York
11811 N Tatum Blvd
Phoenix
4 violations

Among the violations:

  • Staff member handling phone then not washing up
  • Deli meats and mac & cheese kept past discard dates


Binh Duong Quan
66 S. Dobson Road
Mesa
4 violations

Among the violations:

  • Live roaches crawling around juicing machine
  • Food debris and organic matter throughout restaurant

Lee’s Sandwiches
1901 W. Warner Road
Chandler
4 violations

Among the violations:

  • Fried chicken and pork rolls not held at proper temperature
  • Black organic matter on side of ice machine

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*Editors note: The video was taken down because one of the restaurants in this week's report was cited with several "Priority Foundation" violations, which are not considered to be as severe as "Priority" violations. In fairness to the establishment, the report was removed.

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Dean’s List – Perfect Health Inspection Scores

Pete’s Fish & Chips
5516 W. Glendale Ave
Glendale
85301

McDonalds
1945 E. Baseline Road
Gilbert
85233

Nello’s 
2950 S. Alma School Road
Mesa
85210

Chili’s Grill and Bar
1435 S. Power Road
Mesa
85206

Olive Garden
7889 W. Bell Road
Peoria
85382

Golden Greek Restaurant
7126 N. 35th Avenue
Phoenix
85051

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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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    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)
    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)

    CBS 5 was the first station in the Valley to report on local restaurants not keeping clean kitchens. Jason Barry's first Dirty Dining story was back in 2002. He followed Maricopa County health inspectors into various restaurants.

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    CBS 5 was the first station in the Valley to report on local restaurants not keeping clean kitchens. Jason Barry's first Dirty Dining story was back in 2002. He followed Maricopa County health inspectors into various restaurants.

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