After two failing scores, Pacho’s Mexican Grill received a 79 on its inspection report done Monday, Jan. 26.
The restaurant, located at 6193 Hwy. 278, had one nine-point violation for storing raw chicken and beef patties above plantains and cheese.
In total, the restaurant received four violations, including an employee drinking from a cup without lid or straw in dish washing area.
Pacho’s received a health score of 51 on Jan. 15 and 56 on Jan. 9, and has since resolved such issues as having splash guards installed and use of three-compartment sinks.
Wing Café score improves
Another local restaurant to pull itself up from a failing score is the Wing Café.
The 13015 Brown Bridge Road restaurant received a 92 on Friday, Jan. 23.
According to the inspectors report among its three violations was the dining area drink machine nozzles having mold-like debris. The nozzles were removed, cleaned, rinsed and sanitized.
The Wing Café received a score of 41 on its Jan. 14 inspection.
Mandarin Palace receives 45
Mandarin Palace, on Hwy. 278, received a 45 on its most recent health inspection, conducted on Jan. 26.
The Chinese eatery had 16 violations, ranging from handling cooked chicken to floors not being swept to chest freezer not being closed properly.