DineSafe Toronto

This week on DineSafe: Liberty Shawarma, East Side Mario's, Riz Restaurant, Toronto Kosher, Cici's Pizza

There were lots of DineSafe inspections this week, and I'm happy to report there wasn't a single closure. But many conditional passes popped up in windows, including one for the newly opened Brawley Restaurant and Lounge. It was their very first inspection...so much for beginner's luck.

Rob Ford's behaviour was not the only thing in question on the Danforth this weekend. Hot Pot Cafe got itself a yellow card after getting dinged with five infractions.

Here's this week's DineSafe round-up.

Cici's Pizza & Wings (1618 Queen Street W)
Inspected on: August 7
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 3, Significant: 1)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

East Side Mario's (151 Front Street W)
Inspected on: August 8
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 1, Significant: 2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to maintain hazardous food(s) at 4C (40F) or colder.

Eggsmart (645 Bay Street)
Inspected on: August 6
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 2, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated

Hot Pot Cafe (1336 Danforth Avenue)
Inspected on: August 8
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 5 (Minor: 2, Significant:2, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to maintain hazardous food(s) at 4C (40F) or colder.

Liberty Shawarma (716 Queen Street E)
Inspected on: August 7
Inspections finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 1, Significant: 4, Crucial: 3)
Crucial infractions include: Employee fail to wash hands when required, operator fail to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated, operator fail to maintain hazardous foods at 60C (140F) or hotter

Riz Restaurant (1677 Bayview Avenue)
Inspected on: August 8
Inspections finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions:8 (Minor: 2, Significant: 6)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Toronto Kosher (3459 Bathurst Street)
Inspected on: August 7
Inspections finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions include: 5 (Minor: 3, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Operator fail to maintain hazardous foods at 60C (140F) or hotter

The Brawley Restaurant and Lounge (1184 The Queensway)
Inspected on: August 7
Inspections finding: Yellow (Conditional)
Number of infractions include: 3 (Significant: 3)
Crucial infractions include: N/A


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