In this week's Dirty Dining report, we find out which restauarnts are (and arern't) keeping clean kitchens.

PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -- The last thing you want when you go to eat out this weekend is to end up sick to your stomach after visiting your favorite restaurant. That's why each week Dirty Dining lets you know who's keeping a clean kitchen and who's not.

Every week, CBS 5 News is sent a list of restaurants that have been recently inspected by Maricopa County's Environmental Services Department. Restaurants with some of the highest numbers of "risk factors," considered as major health code violations by inspectors, are selected. For more details on the restaurant inspection scoring system, visit Maricopa County's website.

Here are the Valley restaurants that did not make the grade for March 13, 2020.

Bene Plates Cafe

2152 E. Broadway Rd


4 violations

Among the violations:

Moldy prickly pears and lemons in cooler

Raw beef stored above cooked potatoes

The Gardens at Ocotillo Assisted Living

1601 W. Queen Creek Road


4 violations

Among the violations:

Cook picked up something off floor then cooked turkey

Gloves used for food stored with oven cleaner

Over Easy

4730 E. Indian School Rd


5 violations

Among the violations:

Slicer with food debris put away as clean

No hot water at hand wash sink

Taquitos Jalisco

437 S. Gilbert Rd


5 violations

Among the violations:

Raw shrimp over carne asada

Menudo with no date mark

Salsa not cooling properly


Dean’s List - Perfect Health Inspection Scores:

Chipotle Mexican Grill

1660 E. Camelback Road



Asian Café Express

1911 W. Main Street



Rainforest Café

5000 S. Arizona Mills Circle



The Living Room

20751 N. Pima Road



Dos Gringos

8000 S. Priest Drive



Wooddale Village

18616 N. 99th Ave

Sun City


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


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.

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