Cockroaches, no permits: Restaurant closures, inspections in Riverside County, Sept. 16-22 – Press Enterprise


Listed here are the eating places and different meals amenities that Riverside County Division of Environmental Well being inspectors quickly shut down due to imminent well being hazards between Sept. 16 and 22, 2022. If no reopening date is talked about, the division had not listed that facility as reopened as of this publication.

Market Place, 34021 Date Palm Drive, Cathedral Metropolis (partial closure)

  • Closed: Sept. 16
  • Grade: Not graded (obtained 91/A, passing, on Sept. 14)
  • Cause: Cockroach infestation. Throughout the Sept. 14 inspection, there have been a number of roaches on meals and beverage containers saved beneath the recent canine hotter. When the inspector returned Sept. 16, regardless of pest management having visited the market, there have been stay roaches in a number of areas. The market was permitted to maintain promoting prepackaged gadgets however needed to cease making ready or promoting open meals.

Well being inspectors additionally shut down quite a few unpermitted meals distributors throughout sweeps in San Jacinto on Sept. 16 and in Jurupa Valley on Sept. 16-17. “Environmental Well being Workers teamed with metropolis Code Enforcement Officers and regulation enforcement to deal with public complaints by native enterprise house owners and residents,” a spokesperson stated through electronic mail.

Along with not having permits, many of the distributors didn’t have a spot for workers to clean their fingers or use the restroom, and lacked gear to maintain meals scorching or chilly and shielded from contamination comparable to grime and bugs, the spokesperson stated.

The distributors had been:

  • A taco stand on the nook of Sanderson and Cottonwood avenues in San Jacinto
  • A taco stand in a vacant lot at Cottonwood Avenue and Outdated 215 Frontage Street in San Jacinto
  • A taco and scorching canine stand at South San Jacinto Avenue close to Shaver Road in San Jacinto
  • A taco stand at Limonite Avenue and Pats Ranch Street in Jurupa Valley (identical operator shut down Sept. 16 got here again and was shut down once more Sept. 17). Additionally at this location, two unpermitted cell meals amenities — one which had a allow in Los Angeles County and one which was within the technique of getting a Riverside County allow — had been “addressed and educated,” the spokesperson stated.
  • A taco stand, crepe stand and different meals stand at 10260 Granite Hill Street in Jurupa Valley
  • A taco stand at 10064 Mission Blvd. in Jurupa Valley (identical operators as one of many stands on Granite Hill)
  • A taco stand at 5714 Mission Blvd. in Jurupa Valley
  • A dessert stand at 5511 Bain St. in Jurupa Valley
  • A taco stand in a vacant lot at 5537 Bain St. in Jurupa Valley
  • A taco stand on the nook of Wineville and Bellegrave avenues in Jurupa Valley

Non-closure inspections of notice

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

Carniceria y Taqueria el Dorado, at 29618 Nuevo Street in Nuevo, was inspected Sept. 21 and obtained a failing grade of 80/B with one crucial violation. Meals was at unsafe temperatures in a fridge that was impounded for not retaining chilly, and a few chicharrones had been ignored at room temperature. Greater than 30 kilos of meals needed to be discarded. Among the many 12 different violations, there have been some flies inside, meals wasn’t being shielded from contamination, the inspector famous “a LOT of meals” being saved on the ground in a storage room and there was a protracted listing of apparatus that wanted cleansing or restore.

Beaumont Cafe Country Kitchen, at 986 Beaumont Ave. in Beaumont, was inspected Sept. 20 and obtained a failing grade of 80/B with three crucial violations. The inspector discovered unspecified bugs in bulk containers of standard sugar, powdered sugar and dough flour; about 70 kilos of those components needed to be thrown away. A number of gadgets of meals weren’t being saved scorching or chilly sufficient. Additionally, the dishwasher wasn’t dishing out sufficient sanitizer, and knives had been put away soiled. Among the many six different violations, a flooring sink was slow-draining (however not overflowing).

Juniors Kitchen, at 510 Fourth St. in Perris, was inspected Sept. 20 and obtained a failing grade of 80/B with 9 violations, three of which had been marked as crucial. Meals was at unsafe temperatures in refrigerated drawers that had been impounded for not retaining chilly and in a scorching holding unit that wanted to be turned up. A number of workers didn’t wash fingers or washed in sinks not meant for handwashing. And dishes weren’t being washed correctly. A number of of the violations had been famous to be repeat points, and the inspector stated continued non-compliance might result in additional motion comparable to citations or a listening to.

Round Table Pizza, at 27140 Eucalyptus Ave. Suite A in Moreno Valley, was inspected Sept. 20 and obtained a failing grade of 82/B with one crucial violation. A number of gadgets of meals had been at unsafe temperatures in three prep coolers that had been impounded for not retaining chilly. Among the many 11 different violations, the individual in cost described an incorrect course of for laundry dishes, and a number of areas wanted cleansing. This was the restaurant’s second failed inspection since 2020.

The Del Taco at 1688 N. Perris Blvd. Suite A in Perris was inspected Sept. 15 and obtained a failing grade of 80/B with two crucial violations. The restaurant had run out of sanitizer and the operator needed to get some from one other facility and re-wash dishes. Additionally, iced espresso was at an unsafe temperature in a fridge that wasn’t retaining chilly. Among the many 11 different violations, the ice cream machine was leaking, all gear on the cook dinner line wanted cleansing, and the flooring and partitions had been soiled too.

Las Nuevas Islas, at 1380 E. Florida Ave. in Hemet, was inspected Sept. 15 and obtained a failing grade of 80/B with 15 violations. Amongst them, the inspector discovered rodent droppings beneath a soda rack and outdoors the again door, and located a chewed-open bag of tortillas. Workers was advised to wash affected areas and improve their pest-control schedule. Moreover, a cold-holding desk wasn’t retaining meals chilly sufficient, a lower pineapple had gotten moldy and the restaurant was advised to cease utilizing bowls created from lava and granite, which might’t be cleaned simply. This was the restaurant’s second failed inspection since 2021 (final time it was shut down due to a cockroach infestation) so it now faces an administrative listening to.

Black Bear Diner, at 24949 Sunnymead Blvd. in Moreno Valley, was inspected Sept. 15 and obtained a failing grade of 85/B with two crucial violations. An worker plated fried hen that hadn’t been cooked totally sufficient. Additionally, the dishwasher was impounded for not dishing out sanitizer. Among the many 5 different violations, some utensils had been put away soiled, there was mildew and meals particles within the salad prep cooler and a number of other different areas wanted cleansing as effectively. The diner handed a compulsory follow-up inspection Sept. 22 with a rating of 98/A.

About this listing

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

All meals amenities within the county are routinely inspected to make sure they meet well being codes. A facility loses 4 factors for every crucial violation — and will have to shut if the violation can’t be corrected instantly — and one or two factors for minor violations. An A grade (90 to 100 factors) is passing. Grades of B (80 to 89 factors) and C (79 or beneath) are failing and sometimes require the proprietor to make enhancements and be re-inspected.

For extra info on inspections of those or any eating places in Riverside County, go to To submit a well being grievance a few restaurant, go to or name 888-722-4234 throughout enterprise hours or 951-782-2968 after-hours.


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