The Southern Nevada Health District shut down Kitchen Table, the breakfast and brunch restaurant at 1716 W. Horizon Ridge Pkwy. in Henderson, on March 11. A customer called to report cockroaches, and a health department inspection confirmed a roach infestation that led to closure for an imminent health hazard.
KTNV reports that inspectors also discovered poached eggs, tortilla soup, and chipotle gravy held at the wrong temperature. The restaurant kept utensils in warm standing water and did not use sanitizer in the dishwasher.
The TV station reports that the restaurant reopened on March 19 with a zero-demerit A grade after taking care of the cockroach problem and retraining staff.
Other recent closures include El Grullo at the Broadacres swap meet, closed for a rodent infestation on March 16. The food stand remains closed.
The health department closed the new Blume Restaurant at 3145 St. Rose Pkwy. In Henderson on March 13 after inspectors discovered no hot water. The restaurant reopened on March 15 with a zero-demerit A grade after installing a larger water heater.
The health department also shut down Holy Macro’s food truck with an imminent health hazard on March 12 after discovering the vehicle had no water. Holy Macro reopened with a zero-demerit A on March 15.
The health district conducts unannounced inspections at least once a year. Inspections are posted online about five days after the inspection. The Southern Nevada Health District routinely shuts down restaurants that receive more than 40 demerits. Restaurants have the option of requesting a re-inspection before the next scheduled inspection.
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