Roaches, rodents, sewage: Restaurant closures, inspections in San Bernardino County,Sept. 15-22 – Inland Valley Day by day Bulletin


Listed here are the eating places and different meals amenities that San Bernardino County well being inspectors quickly shut down due to imminent well being hazards between Sept. 15 and 22, 2022. If no reopening date is talked about, the company had not listed that facility as reopened as of this publication.

Jimmy’s Food Store, 1620 W. Base Line, San Bernardino (partial closure)

  • Closed: Sept. 21
  • Grade: Not graded (most up-to-date was 91/A in the market, 87/B in the food-prep area, on Sept. 15)
  • Cause: Cockroach infestation. Throughout the Sept. 15 inspection, there have been some lifeless roaches, and the operator mentioned pest management had been there the day earlier than. An inspector returned Sept. 21 for a deliberate follow-up and in response to a grievance acquired that day about roaches. The inspector noticed reside and lifeless roaches in a number of areas, together with close to the place meals is ready. The market was allowed to maintain working however the food-prep space was shut down.

Rocket, 27300 W. Lugonia Ave., Redlands (partial closure)

  • Closed: Sept. 20
  • Grade: Not graded
  • Cause: Rodent infestation. An inspector visited the comfort retailer in response to a grievance that somebody noticed reside rodents and droppings. The supervisor mentioned the issue began about two weeks in the past; pest management was there throughout the inspection and work orders had been positioned to maintain vermin out. However due to the big quantity of droppings — the inspector counted about 45, the vast majority of which have been in cupboards beneath the soda fountain — the shop was informed to cease promoting ready meals and drinks, although prepackaged gadgets have been nonetheless OK.

Omokase Sushi, 8220 Haven Ave. Suite 102, Rancho Cucamonga

  • Closed: Sept. 20
  • Grade: Not graded (most up-to-date was 90/A on Sept. 15)
  • Cause: Cockroach infestation. Throughout the Sept. 15 inspection, the inspector discovered two lifeless cockroaches. When she returned for a follow-up Sept. 20, she discovered three reside cockroaches beneath prep tables and in entrance of the dishwasher, plus about eight lifeless roaches within the kitchen and sushi prep space, and closed the restaurant.
  • Reopened: Sept. 21 after pest management visited. There have been nonetheless 4 lifeless roaches, and a few areas nonetheless wanted cleansing, so one other follow-up was deliberate.

Jetties Waterfront Kitchen & Drink, 28200 Freeway 189 Suite B100, Lake Arrowhead

  • Closed: Sept. 20
  • Grade: Not graded
  • Cause: Rodent infestation. An inspector visited in response to a grievance about rodents, and the operator mentioned they’d acquired a number of pest management visits this month due to the issue. The inspector noticed “extreme” rodent droppings on gadgets similar to pots, utensils and different meals tools, and three droppings within the soda machine storage compartment. There have been additionally extreme droppings on the ground in a number of areas, together with beneath the handwashing sink, all through the dishwashing space, in a utensil storage space and adjoining to a meals storage space. The inspector additionally famous a lot of flies.
  • Reopened: Sept. 21 after pest management visited once more and the ability was cleaned. The inspector discovered a couple of previous droppings within the bar space however noticed no indicators of an energetic infestation. Nonetheless, one other follow-up was deliberate in per week.

Pizza Hut, 9299 Sierra Ave., Fontana

  • Closed: Sept. 15
  • Grade: Not graded
  • Cause: Overflowing sewage. An inspector first visited Sept. 12 in response to a complaint saying there’d been an issue with sewage for a month. The supervisor mentioned the issue was really that the HVAC system was leaking. The inspector famous a big puddle of water beneath the pizza field shelf however didn’t see any sewage. Somebody got here to repair the HVAC system the next day and mentioned the difficulty was resolved. Nevertheless, the inspector returned Sept. 15 after one other grievance; the puddle was again and spreading towards the food-prep space, and this time it had a “robust odor of sewage.”
  • Reopened: Sept. 16 after a plumber repaired some pipes

Non-closure inspections of be aware

Listed here are chosen inspections at amenities that weren’t closed however had different important points.

S & S Burger, at 8535 Cherry Ave. in Fontana, was inspected Sept. 21 and acquired a grade of 87/B with seven violations, considered one of which was essential. A number of gadgets of meals have been at unsafe temperatures, together with some in two fridges that weren’t conserving chilly. This was the restaurant’s third consecutive B grade

Casa Cortez, at 2209 S. Euclid Ave. in Ontario, was inspected Sept. 20 and acquired a grade of 80/B with two essential violations. Some meals was at unsafe temperatures in a fridge that wasn’t conserving chilly. Additionally, cooked carne asada wasn’t being cooled down quick sufficient. Among the many eight different violations, the supervisor didn’t know correct cooking temperatures, the proprietor and prepare dinner didn’t know secure cooling strategies and there was black mould within the ice machine (not touching ice).

King Buffet, at 204 E. Hospitality Lane in San Bernardino, was inspected Sept. 16 and acquired a grade of 76/C with two essential violations. Meals was at unsafe temperatures in three fridges and the buffet, together with virtually 120 sushi rolls, potato salad, and uncooked shrimp and crab. And there have been two points associated to unclean food-contact surfaces — the dishwasher wasn’t allotting sanitizer and there was mould within the ice machine (not touching ice). Among the many 11 different violations, there have been recent rodent droppings within the water heater room, a number of extra beneath the dishwasher and 6 lifeless cockroaches on the ground of the mop sink room; two handwashing sinks didn’t have chilly water; and a backyard hose was getting used to spray down dishes and tools. A follow-up was deliberate to verify there was no vermin infestation and different points had been fastened.

About this record

This record is revealed on-line on Fridays. Any updates as eating places are reopened can be included in subsequent week’s record.

All meals amenities within the county are routinely inspected to make sure they meet well being codes. A facility loses 4 factors for every essential violation and one to a few factors for minor violations. An A grade (90 to 100 factors) is taken into account “usually superior,” a B grade (80 to 89) is “usually acceptable” and a C grade (70 to 79) is “usually unacceptable” and requires a follow-up inspection. A facility can be quickly closed if it scores beneath 70 or has a essential violation that may’t be corrected instantly.

For extra data on inspections of those or any eating places in San Bernardino County, go to To file a well being grievance, go to or name 800-442-2283.


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