Restaurant closings in San Bernardino County, October 29 to Nov. 4 – Soleil de San Bernardino
Here are the restaurants and other food establishments that San Bernardino County health inspectors temporarily closed due to imminent health risks between October 29 and November 4, 2021. While no reopening date is mentioned, the The agency had not listed this establishment as reopened as of this publication.
Boulder Bay Market, 39176 Big Bear Boulevard, Big Bear Lake
- Firm: November 4
- Class: 85 / B
- Raison: Rodent infestation. The inspector saw rodent droppings on display shelves and in several boxes of bulk food in the guest area, as well as large areas of droppings in a storage room. A few packets of food had been chewed into boxes containing excrement. The owner was aware of the problem and said he contracted with a pest control company a few weeks earlier.
Loco El Pollo, 758 W. Highland Ave., San Bernardino
- Firm: November 3
- Class: Not rated (most recent was 93 / A on Jan 5th)
- Raison: Cockroach infestation. An inspector first visited on November 2 in response to a complaint about cockroaches, flies and dirty conditions. The inspector saw five cockroaches – three alive, one dead and one dying – and holes and holes in the walls, but no flies in the kitchen, and said the dining room was clean. Pest control maintained the facility overnight, but when the inspector returned the next day there were several live cockroaches, including on the cooking line, where the inspector now noted excessive fat build-up and of food on the floor. There were also flies in the kitchen and dining room. This time, the inspector ordered the restaurant to close.
Wiener Schnitzel, 1388 W. Foothill Blvd., Rialto
- Firm: November 2
- Class: 90 / A
- Raison: Cockroach infestation. An inspector had surrendered on October 25 in response to a complaint about cockroaches filed by the cash register and found three cockroaches dead but none alive. The complaint was therefore closed. Another inspector came on November 2 after another complaint and found seven cockroaches alive and seven dead, mostly in the kitchen, and ordered the restaurant to close.
Non-closure inspections to note
Here are selected inspections of facilities that were not closed but had other significant issues.
Viet Hung Seafood Market, at 25374 Base Line Suite B in Highland, was inspected on November 2. The main market received a 98 / A, but the food preparation area received an 86 / B. Of the nine infractions, none of which were marked as critical, some chilled fish were not cold enough, the frozen fish was not safely thawed, and the kitchen equipment and display cases were “excessively dirty with food stains and grease ”. This was the fifth consecutive grade B of the food preparation area dating back to January 2019; this first time it was temporarily closed for having a cockroach infestation.
Just haggle, at 1250 E. Washington St. in Colton, was visited on Nov. 1 in response to a complaint that he was selling expired food. The market sells expired food, but it is legal except in the case of infant formula. The manager said employees checked items daily to make sure the food was in good condition. However, the inspector found 11 canned items with dents on the seam, which the USDA said is dangerous because it can allow bacteria to enter the can, and two other cans that were bulging, which indicates that the food inside was spoiled. This was the ninth time this year, and the 29th time in the past five years, that an inspector has visited this market in response to a complaint. It was closed for eight days in May because so much food for sale was in unsafe condition, and it has received B’s on all three closed inspections since 2019.
Good China Star Fast Food, at 58080 Twentynine Palms Highway Suite F in Yucca Valley, was inspected on October 28 and rated 80 / B with two critical infractions. Raw chicken and raw pork had been left at room temperature. Additionally, an employee preparing raw chicken did not wash their hands after grabbing a trash can, and then washed improperly, twice, when the inspector asked them to wash. Among the 10 other infractions, the employee who prepared the chicken stored it in a container over a trash can, the raw pork was dangerously thawed, there was an open container of raw chicken on the drip rack of the The sink and the floors were excessively dirty. This was the restaurant’s fourth B or C rating since 2019.
The catering area of Salvation Army Pine Peak, at 700 S. Wren Drive in Big Bear Lake, was visited on October 28 in response to a complaint that someone saw rodent droppings in several locations. The camp had been having rodent problems since at least July, when a routine inspection found feces in the kitchen and a storage area. (The feed permit was also temporarily suspended that day due to the sewage overflow.) Inspectors found old droppings in cabinets during a reassessment inspection on September 17 and a follow-up one. week later. It was recommended that the facility contract with a permanent pest control service. On October 28, an inspector found more droppings on the floor and in cupboards, and was told that the facility was still performing its own pest control. Another follow-up was scheduled for next week. In addition, the camp had 72 hours to submit plans for a snack bar it was operating that was not covered by its existing food permit.
Texas from Brazil, at 12369 Foothill Blvd. at Rancho Cucamonga, was inspected on October 28 and received a rating of 81 / B with a critical violation. The restaurant brings skewers of meat to the tables for customers to choose what they want. The inspector saw a child sneezing on a skewer of sausage at a table; the waiter served several pieces and brought the rest back to the kitchen. The operator then discarded the sausage and the inspector noted: “Further research will be carried out to avoid possible contamination.” Among the other 10 violations, there was pink mold in the ice maker (not contaminating the ice), the dishwasher was not functioning properly, and four cans in storage had dents on the seal.
Updates from past weeks
The bakery at Walmart at 1445 E. Foothill Blvd. in Upland, which was closed on October 27 due to a sewage back-up, was allowed to reopen on October 29.
About this listing
This list is posted online on Friday. All updates as restaurants reopen will be included in next week’s list.
All food facilities in the county are regularly inspected to ensure they meet health codes. A facility loses four points for each critical violation and one to three points for minor violations. An A rating (90 to 100 points) is considered “generally superior”, a B rating (80 to 89) is “generally acceptable” and a C rating (70 to 79) is “generally unacceptable” and requires a follow-up inspection. . A facility will be temporarily closed if it scores less than 70 or has a critical violation that cannot be corrected immediately.
For more information on inspections of these or any other restaurant in San Bernardino County, visit www.sbcounty.gov/dph/ehsportal/FacilityList/food. To file a health complaint, go to www.sbcounty.gov/dph/ehsportal/StaticComplaint or call 800-442-2283.