Chemicals and Cold Water Fail Pair Of Restaurants

By: Shirley Nash-Pitts
By: Shirley Nash-Pitts

Knoxville (WVLT) -- No hot or cold water, flies all over the place and dishes not properly washed.

What would you do if that was in your kitchen?

How about clean it up!

This week we have two restaurants that failed their inspections from the Knox County Health Department, in our Look Behind the Kitchen door.

One of the failed restaurants is Tacos la Guadalupana at 5223 Clinton Highway with a score of 58

Inspectors saw numerous code violations such as flies and ants in the kitchen and cooked rice and meat at potentially hazardous temperature.

They also found there was no hot or cold water, the dishes were not sanitized and toxic chemicals were bring next to dish sink.

Tacos la Guadalupana, need to "clean it up!!!"

The other failed restaurant is Buffalo Wild Wings at 1912 Cumberland Avenue who scored a 69.

Inspectors found a severe fly infestation, toxic chemicals stored with food items and the floor, equipment and 3-compartment were filthy dirty.

Buffalo Wild Wings "clean it up!!!"

Now for the good news, we have six restaurants that scored 90 and above this week.

They included the Sutherland Deli at 2608 Sutherland Avenue, and the Chop House at 7417 Chapman Highway who both scored 91's

Martha's Place at 4624 Rutledge Pike, Southside Sports Bar at 125 Moody Avenue and Double "D" Saloon and Grill on Chapman Highway all scored 92.

The Burger King at 2800 Chapman Highway scored a 94.

That's it for this weeks Look Behind the Kitchen Door.


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