DineSafe Toronto

This week on DineSafe: Tim Hortons, The Upper Crust, Ginger (Bloor), TenTen, Piazzetta Trattoria

The run of red card-free weeks continues for Toronto restaurants. In our latest instalment of the DineSafe diaries, the most significant errors are inadequate pest control at a Tim Hortons and some hazardous food handling practices at Sushi Garden. Throw in several charges of improper food handling at new restaurant TenTen, and at least you know that the inspectors weren't sleeping on the job. Here's a selection of this week's slip-ups.

Ginger (on Bloor)
Inspected on: March 25
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 1, Significant: 3)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Piazzetta Trattoria (Eglinton)
Inspected on: March 27
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 4 (Minor: 2, Significant: 2)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

Sushi Garden
Inspected on: March 25
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 4, Significant: 1, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to maintain hazardous foods at 4 C (40 F) or colder.

Tim Hortons (135 Rexdale Blvd.)
Inspected on: March 26
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 2 (Minor: 1, Significant: 1)
Crucial infractions include: N/A

The Upper Crust
Inspected on: March 27
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 8 (Minor: 2, Significant: 4, Crucial: 2)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated, employees failed to wash hands when required.

TenTen
Inspected on: March 27
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 5 (Significant: 4, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated.

Desi Taste
Inspected on: March 26
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 7 (Minor: 1, Significant: 3, Crucial: 3)
Crucial infractions include: Fail to wash hands when required, failure to ensure food is not contaminated/adulterated, failure to maintain hazardous foods at 4 C (40 F) or colder.

Cineblossoms
Inspected on: March 25
Inspection finding: Yellow (Conditional Pass)
Number of infractions: 6 (Minor: 1, Significant: 4, Crucial: 1)
Crucial infractions include: Failure to maintain hazardous foods at 4 C (40 F) or colder.


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