Dirty Dining April 13: Pei Wei is worst offender with 7 health code violations

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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 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.

Let’s Eat Noodles
961 W Ray Road
Chandler

4 violations

Among the violations:
Raw beef stored above raw shrimp
Pesticide found in dry storage area

Mama Olga’s Tamales Mexican Food
905 W. Hatcher Road
Phoenix

4 violations

Among the violations:
Salsa kept past discard date
Worker cutting raw beef then not washing hands

Pei Wei
3426 E. Baseline Road
Mesa

7 violations

Among the violations:
Employee prepping mushrooms with cloth bracelet and strings dangling down.
Salad spinner stored with decaying lettuce debris
Egg rolls and wontons not stored at the proper temperature.


Dean's List - Perfect health inspection scores

Fajitas
9841 N. Black Canyon Highway
Phoenix
85021

Burger King
5859 E. McKellips Road
Mesa
85215

Honey Baked Ham
5066 W. Olive Ave
Glendale

The Highlighter Show Club
4716 N. 12th Street
Phoenix
85014

Circle K
6901 E. Indian School Road
Scottsdale
85253

Walmart
13055 W. Rancho Santa Fe Blvd
Avondale

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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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