The Southern Nevada Health District shut down Cafe Pan 2, the creperie in the Grand Canal Shoppes food courts, on June 17 after a customer complained about seeing cockroaches walking on the wall.
In a complaint to the health department, a customer wrote: “Me and my family visited the Venetian casino... Went to eat at Cafe Pan... And as we entered and got in line to place the order, we saw about 5 cockroaches walking on the back of the wall... That is not sanitary to be serving food in that condition.”
An inspection found multi-generational roaches and the restaurant was shut down for an imminent health hazard, it’s second shut down in the past year. The restaurant earned a zero-demerit A grade on June 18 when it reopened.
The health department shut down the food truck Best Mobile Food Service on June 19 after finding two imminent health hazards: cockroach infestation and improper disposal of wastewater. Inspectors found waste water leaking on the ground and cockroaches crawling on the prep counter and hand sink. Another food truck from the same company was closed in May for a cockroach infestation.
The truck earned a zero-demerit A grade on June 21.
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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