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We go through every restaurant that’s been inspected to see which ones were cited for the most priority health code violations.The worst offenders make our Dirty Dining list. (Source: CBS 5) We go through every restaurant that’s been inspected to see which ones were cited for the most priority health code violations.The worst offenders make our Dirty Dining list. (Source: CBS 5)
PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) -

Every week, CBS 5 News is sent a list of restaurants that have been recently inspected by Maricopa County's Environmental Services Department.
CBS 5 News selects restaurants with some of the highest number of "risk factors."

According to health inspectors, risk factors are considered major health code violations. For more details on the restaurant inspection scoring system visit Maricopa County's website at www.maricopa.gov.

Here are the Valley restaurants with the most health code violations this week.

Pozoleria Mexican Food
2801 E. Van Buren Street
Phoenix
4 violations

Among the violations:

*Raw fish stored above produce
*Food stored in brown buckets

Chambers
705 N 1st Street
Phoenix
4 violations

Among the violations:

*Risotto kept past discard date
*Open bottle of cold & flu medicine above dishes and potatoes

Zipps Sports Grill
3647 E. Indian School Road
Phoenix
4 violations

Among the violations:

*Employee not washing hands properly
*Cockroach under dishwasher

DeSoto Central Market
915 N Central Ave
Phoenix
5 violations

Among the violations:

*Raid insecticide under kitchen sink
*Sliced tomatoes not held at proper temperature

Li’s Asian Cuisine
7650 S. McClintock Drive
Tempe
5 violations

Among the violations:

*Bag of vegetables stored on floor
*Raw chicken stored above raw beef
*Employee touching carrots with bare hands


Dean's List - Perfect health inspection scores:

Romanelli’s
3437 W. Dunlap Ave
Phoenix
85021

Pump it Up
1325 W. Auto Drive
Tempe
85284

IHOP
935 W. Elliot Road
Chandler
85225

Applebee’s
13832 W. McDowell Road
Goodyear
85338

Burger King
15355 N. Northsight Blvd
Scottsdale
85260

Grab N Go
1405 N. Scottsdale Road
Tempe
85281

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Jason Barry
Jason Barry has been reporting in the Valley since 1997.

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Jason Barry

Jason Barry has been reporting in the Valley since 1997.

He is a nine-time Rocky Mountain Emmy Award winner who is best known for his weekly Dirty Dining reports, which highlight local restaurants with major health code violations.

Jason was born in Los Angeles and graduated from the University of Miami.

An avid sports fan, Jason follows the Diamondbacks, Cardinals and Suns with his wife, Karen, and son, Joshua.

His favorite stories to cover are the station’s Pay it Forward segments, which reward members of the community with $500 for going ‘above and beyond’ the call of duty to help others.

Jason, started his career at WBTW-TV in Florence, SC before moving to WALA-TV in Mobile, AL, was named the Associated Press Reporter of the Year in 2002.

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    We go through every restaurant that’s been inspected to see which ones were cited for the most priority health code violations.The worst offenders make our Dirty Dining list. (Source: CBS 5)We go through every restaurant that’s been inspected to see which ones were cited for the most priority health code violations.The worst offenders make our Dirty Dining list. (Source: CBS 5)

    CBS 5 was the first station in the Valley to report on local restaurants not keeping clean kitchens. Jason Barry's first Dirty Dining story was back in 2002. He followed Maricopa County health inspectors into various restaurants.

    CBS 5 was the first station in the Valley to report on local restaurants not keeping clean kitchens. Jason Barry's first Dirty Dining story was back in 2002. He followed Maricopa County health inspectors into various restaurants.

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