A Great Big City

Critical Cleanliness Violations at Restaurants in Manhattan and Queens

Background photo
Background photo via Tim Mossholder on Unsplash

Department of Health inspections from January 28 to January 30 found 13 businesses with critical violations in cleanliness and sanitation. The businesses below were ordered closed, but may reopen once violations have been corrected.

Learn more about the inspection process from nyc.gov and search the Department of Health inspection database for full details on any establishment that serves food.


Lucky Cornaga Chinese Restaurant in Queens

1420 CORNAGA AVE

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.


Jouvay Night Club in Queens

14702 LIBERTY AVENUE

Violations

  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
  • Evidence of rats or live rats present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Xing Wang Fuzhou Cuisine in Queens

4128 MAIN ST

Violations

  • Cold food item held above 41° F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 °F) except during necessary preparation.
  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Four Season Palace in Queens

13414 GUY R BREWER BLVD

Violations

  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Raw, cooked or prepared food is adulterated, contaminated, cross-contaminated, or not discarded in accordance with HACCP plan.
  • Hot food item not held at or above 140° F.


Tum & Yum in Manhattan

917 COLUMBUS AVE

Violations

  • Hand washing facility not provided in or near food preparation area and toilet room. Hot and cold running water at adequate pressure to enable cleanliness of employees not provided at facility. Soap and an acceptable hand-drying device not provided.
  • Cold food item held above 41° F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 °F) except during necessary preparation.
  • Hot food item not held at or above 140° F.
  • Food Protection Certificate not held by supervisor of food operations.
  • Evidence of rats or live rats present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Chang Pai in Queens

16612 HILLSIDE AVENUE

Violations

  • Cold food item held above 41° F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 °F) except during necessary preparation.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Hot food item not held at or above 140° F.


Mr.Q's Gourmet in Brooklyn

5824 8 AVENUE

Violations

  • Wiping cloths soiled or not stored in sanitizing solution.
  • Sanitized equipment or utensil, including in-use food dispensing utensil, improperly used or stored.
  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


B.B. Kings in Manhattan

243 WEST 42 STREET

Violations

  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


The Corner Spot in Queens

2280 STEINWAY ST

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


Good Health Cafe in Manhattan

1435 1ST AVE

Violations

  • Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.


Wat's On Your Plate in Manhattan

513 WEST 145 STREET

Violations

  • Food not protected from potential source of contamination during storage, preparation, transportation, display or service.
  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.


New Hong Kong Restaurant in Brooklyn

249A SCHENECTADY AVE

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Hot food item not held at or above 140° F.
  • Cold food item held above 41° F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 °F) except during necessary preparation.
  • Live roaches present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Food prepared from ingredients at ambient temperature not cooled to 41° F or below within 4 hours.


Jin Feng Yuan in Brooklyn

5318 8TH AVE

Violations

  • Evidence of mice or live mice present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
  • Wiping cloths soiled or not stored in sanitizing solution.

Comments

Your email address will remain private, but will be used to display your Gravatar icon if available.
Plain text and emojis may be used but there is a limit of 150 words.