Windows oily

News 19 August, 2017
  • Dominique Scali

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    Of the windows in the café Paris Crepes in the city centre of Montreal were so oily that they were almost opaque.

    “In the section of cooking pancakes, the windows all around were oily. It was difficult to see through the window because of a significant accumulation of grease in “, noted the inspectors at their visit in July 2016.

    The restaurant located at 1333, rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest, Montreal, has received three fines totaling $ 2,400 in June last for the cleanliness issues observed in 2016.

    Dust everywhere

    In addition to the presence of flies “in significant quantities” in the preparation area in the basement, “the cleaning of the premises done is insufficient,” noted the inspectors.

    “On the top of the brewer [coffee], the trace of my finger was clearly visible, due to the significant accumulation of dust “, one can read in the report of July 2016. “A film of dust covered also the top covers the table cold “.

    Brushes, scrapers, grater, and a can opener were placed on a shelf jumbled with garbage, dust and food residue dried. Even the printer in good order was dirty ” residue various dusty “.

    Once unscrewed, the base of a blender was ” covered with a accumulation of viscous and sticky material questionable blackish “.

    Also, the refrigerator had an ambient temperature of 17 °C, while foods need to be kept fresh at 4 °C or less, according to the standards of the ministry of Food.

    In the basement, ” the bottom of the refrigerator exhibited an accumulation of ice cold brownish seemed to be thawing. The circumference of the bottom of the door was stained a goo brownish dripping on the floor. “

    Dead mouse

    Default similar had already been observed several months earlier, in march and in may. “Pulling [a] carriage, I observed that the shells of eggs, various organic debris, and grime covered the ground at this location,” wrote an inspector in may 2016. A carpet was “filthy” and ” gave off a nauseating smell “.

    The inspector had also noted the presence of ants in large quantities, and a ” dead mouse rotting “.

    The owner, Bing Tang, explained that the City had sent him two notices, but that he had not received.

    “Everything has changed in the restaurant. The situation is much better now. We have done everything the City asked, ” says Mr. Tang.

    It is necessary to wait several months after an offence for a judge to hear the case and make its award. The details of these judgments have been obtained as the result of a request for access to information.

    Excerpts from the report

    “Accumulation viscous.and sticky ” – The inspectors

    • Uncleanliness
    • Flies
    • Vermin

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