Kitchen Cops: Back-to-back low performers

Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse in Guntersville scored an 80.
Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse in Guntersville scored an 80.

MARSHALL COUNTY, AL (WAFF) - The Kitchen Cops reportstarts at the Sandwich Host restaurant in Albertville. A few months back aMarshall County health inspector handed them an 83, low enough to get on thehealth department's reinspection schedule. The next time, they scored an 84.One point better, and if they scored just one point better than that this thistime they would earn their way off of the reinspection schedule.

But they couldn't quite doit, scoring another 84, making the Sandwich Host restaurant a Kitchen Cops lowperformer for a third straight time.

The health inspectorreports a can opener blade was dirty. They also said the inside of the icemachine needed to be cleaned. And the inspector docked Sandwich Host point forbroken wires on a skimmer.

Broken wires on a skimmerwas one of the critical violations at the Ichiban Japanese Steakhouse in Guntersville, as they scored an 80. Food temperature problems were alsoreported, with sushi rice held thirty degrees below the minimum 135 degreetemperature required to prevent bacterial growth in hot-holding foods, and eggsheld at room temperature, a cold-holding violation.

The Alabama Super Marketon Triana Boulevard came into their reinspection as a back-to-back Kitchen Cops low performers, scoring back-to-back 75's. But this time, they get off thehook, rising fourteen points with an 89.

Workers at the Ichiban Japanese Steakhouseand here at the Sandwich Host Restaurant will be trying to do the same. We'lllet you know how they do the next time the health inspector comes around.

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