Behind the Kitchen Door
March 15, 2012

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Only one restaurant failed its inspection this week, according to the Knox Co. Health Dept., in our latest look Behind the Kitchen Door.

San Juan de los Lagos, 703 Cherry Street, earned a 59 after inspectors found ham and chicken at unsafe temperatures, an employee with unwashed hands, toxic chemicals, and a direct connection between the ice machine and the sewer.

On the other side of the coin, eight restaurants scored 90 or higher:

Hilltop Vineyard, 6535 Kingston Pike, score: 90
Menchie's, 234 Broadview Center, score: 90
Five Guys Burger and Fries, 7531 Barette Way, Powell, score: 91
Jet's Pizza, 7331 Kingston Pike, score: 92
Five Guys Burger and Fries, 234 Broadview Center, score: 93
McDonald's, 7030 Kingston Pike, score 94
Subway, Sutherland Ave, score 94
Sweet and Salty Shop, Outlet Drive, score 95


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