PHOENIX, AZ (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 numbers of "risk factors."

According to health inspectors, risk factors are considered major health code violations.

[WATCH: Popular diner-style restaurant earns most Dirty Dining violations]

For more details on the restaurant inspection scoring system, visit Maricopa County's website.

[SPECIAL SECTION: Dirty Dining]

Here are the Valley restaurants that did not make the grade for July 26, 2019.

Wing Stop

2700 W. Baseline Rd, Tempe

4 violations including:

Employee not washing hands properly

Bottle of disinfectant stored in prep sink

Yu Tian Xia HotPot

1948 W. Broadway Rd, Mesa

4 violations including:

Meat grinder with rust on the blades

Newspaper used to store dry spices

Guatemaya Tienda Y Restaurant

340 W. University Dr, Mesa

4 violations including: 

Employee removed tortillas from grill with bare hands

Raw chicken stored above vegetables

Lee Lee Oriental Supermarket

2025 N. Dobson Rd, Chandler

4 violations including:

Worker packaged live slaughtered fish then didn’t wash hands

Build-up of rust on knives and scissors

Denny's

7605 E. McDowell Rd, Scottsdale

5 violations including:

Raw eggs stored over spinach

Sausage links and bacon not held at proper temperature

Soup not kept hot enough

------------------------------------------

Dean’s List - Perfect Health Inspection Scores

[APP USERS: Click here for a map of recent Dean's List Dirty Dining restaurants]

Joe’s Real BBQ

301 N. Gilbert Road, Gilbert 85234

Target

8055 W. Bell Road, Peoria 85382

Burger King

2318 W. Northern Ave. Phoenix 85021

Circle K

12707 Grand Ave. Surprise 85345

Parilla Los Picos

1542 W. University Drive, Mesa 85201

Taco Bell

4402 W. Glendale Ave, Glendale 85301

Dirty Dining tools:

Helpful links: Find a report or file a complaint

"A" for food safety: How restaurants are graded

Dirty Dining: Why and how we do it

Jason Barry is best known for his Dirty Dining Report which airs Fridays at 6:30 p.m. on CBS 5.  He is also the storyteller behind CBS 5's Pay It Forward which airs every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.
 
 


Copyright 2019 KPHO/KTVK (KPHO Broadcasting Corporation). All rights reserved.

 

Reporter

Jason Barry is a nine-time Rocky Mountain Emmy Award winner who is best known for his weekly Dirty Dining reports highlighting local restaurants with major health code violations.

Recommended for you