The action was taken in the presence of San Fernando Mayor Dr. Navi Muradali who accompanied the public health inspectors and city police yesterday.
Muradali also visited seven other restaurants in the Vistabella and Marabella area. The include Golden Palace Restaurant, Royal Castle, Mona’s Roti Shop and Rajkumar’s Roti Shop.
Poor kitchen conditions, expired food badges, dead cockroaches, smoking of cigarettes in the food preparation area, faulty layout and improper storage of food were among the violations.
In a statement, Dr. Muradali noted he warned restaurant owners that the Public Health department would spare no effort in keeping the restaurants closed for as long as it took to correct the violations.