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 numbers of "risk factors."

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

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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 29, 2019.

Swaddee Thai Cuisine

5055 W. Ray Road


4 violations

Among the violations:

Owner touched lettuce with bare hands

Curry sauce with no date mark

Las Sendas Golf Club

7555 E. Eagle Crest Drive


4 violations

Among the violations:

Green chili pork not held at proper temperature

Salsa kept past discard date

Thai Patio

1929 N. Power Road


4 violations

Among the violations:

Employee busing tables then serving customers without washing hands

Raw chicken stored above cooked chicken

Tacos La Lomita

8449 W. McDowell Road


4 violations

Among the violations:

Rice out of temperature

Food not kept cold enough

Carniceria La Piedad

1627 N. 59th Ave


5 violations

Among the violations:

Worker not washing hands properly

Food sitting on cart for more than an hour

Utensils put away with food debris


Dean’s List - Perfect Health Inspection Scores

Waldo’s BBQ

4500 E. Main Street

Mesa, 85205

Wagon Wheel Coffee Shop

36457 N. Cave Creek Rd

Cave Creek, 85331

Nino’s Pizzeria

5800 W. Peoria Ave

Glendale, 85302

Carrie’s Café

13576 Camino Del Sol

Sun City West, 85375

Sesame Inn

34482 N. Scottsdale Road

Scottsdale, 85266

Chili’s Grill and Bar

3039 W. Agua Fria Drive

Phoenix, 85027

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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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.

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