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.

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


Here are the Valley restaurants with the most health code violations for November 9: 

Dirty Dining 11/9 Hilton Garden Inn

Hilton Garden Inn, 86 S. Rockford Drive, Tempe

Hilton Garden Inn

86 S. Rockford Drive, Tempe

4 violations

Among the violations:

Employee handled dirty dishes then scooped ice without washing hands

Cream cheese not kept cold enough

Dirty Dining 11/9 Thai House

Thai House, 6949 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale

Thai House

6949 E. Shea Blvd., Scottsdale

4 violations

Among the violations:

Employee’s personal drink stored in ice for customers

Cooked chicken and beef not cooling properly

Dirty Dining 11/9 Senor Taco

Señor Taco, 13525 N. Fountain Hills Blvd., Fountain Hills

Señor Taco

13525 N. Fountain Hills Blvd., Fountain Hills

5 violations

Among the violations:

Raw chicken stored over raw beef

Employees handling ready to eat foods with bare hands

Dirty Dining McDonalds November 9

McDonald's, 4740 E. Queen Creek Road, Gilbert


4740 E. Queen Creek Road, Gilbert

5 violations

Among the violations:

Black debris on soda nozzles

Fuzzy organic matter on corn mix

Dirty Dining 11/9 Nishikawa

Nishikawa PHX, Inc., 3141 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix

Nishikawa PHX, Inc.

3141 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix

7 violations

Among the violations:

Soap stored over food

An emplyeee blowing into gloves, then put them on

A hand wash sink blocked by a trash can

Dean's List - Perfect health inspection scores

The Chuckbox

202 E. University Drive, Tempe 

Burger King

5846 W. Thunderbird Road, Glendale


8423 E. McDonald Drive, Scottsdale

Teriyaki Kitchen

2028 W. Guadalupe Road, Mesa

Flying E Dude Ranch

2801 W. Wickenburg Way, Wickenburg

Piece of Cake

1275 E. Baseline Road, Gilbert

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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