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Open City: The Roast Duck Bureaucracy

Open City: The Roast Duck Bureaucracy

The Roast Duck Bureaucracy About a decade ago, the New York City Department of Health and Mental...
Crain’s: Chinatown restaurants get bad grades

Crain’s: Chinatown restaurants get bad grades

Chinatown restaurants get bad grades Chinatown's Buddha Bodai stands out in its crowded...
China Daily: Chinatown restaurants learn how to get an ‘A’

China Daily: Chinatown restaurants learn how to get an ‘A’

Between July 2012 and March 2013, New York restaurants paid $30.3 million in health inspection...
Good Morning America: ‘GMA’ Investigates: How Clean Is Your Kitchen?

Good Morning America: ‘GMA’ Investigates: How Clean Is Your Kitchen?

ABC News' Amanda Keegan and Dr. Richard Besser report: ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos Many...
PIX 11 News: Restaurants shelling out big bucks to ensure ‘A’ grades from health department

PIX 11 News: Restaurants shelling out big bucks to ensure ‘A’ grades from health department

With the ding of the bell, the chef at Bottomz Up in Kips Bay sends out the first burger of the...
Total Food Service: Letter Grade Consulting Offers Solutions For Health Department Inspections’ Portfolio Of NYC

Total Food Service: Letter Grade Consulting Offers Solutions For Health Department Inspections’ Portfolio Of NYC

A restaurant owner’s biggest fear is being shut down by the health department. With the use of...
Observer: Kumon-like Kitchen Consultants Help Restaurants Game Letter Grades

Observer: Kumon-like Kitchen Consultants Help Restaurants Game Letter Grades

Pop quizzes always make us a little queasy, but this surprise test might help settle your stomach...
N.Y. Times: Restaurants Follow Consultants’ Advice to the Letter for an A Grade

N.Y. Times: Restaurants Follow Consultants’ Advice to the Letter for an A Grade

Restaurants Follow Consultants’ Advice to the Letter for an A Grade Like actual health department...
Crain’s: Consultants profit from restaurant letter grades

Crain’s: Consultants profit from restaurant letter grades

Consultants profit from restaurant letter grades Eateries seeking A's are lining up to get expert...
New NYC Legislation Requires Gender Neutral Bathrooms

New NYC Legislation Requires Gender Neutral Bathrooms

New NYC Legislation Requires Gender Neutral Bathrooms - June 28, 2016 A new law signed by Mayor...
RAW OR UNDERCOOKED MENU WARNINGS AS OF JANUARY 1ST, 2016

RAW OR UNDERCOOKED MENU WARNINGS AS OF JANUARY 1ST, 2016

New Health Warning As of January 1st 2016, Sec. 81.11 of the New York Health Code mandates that all...
COMPLYING WITH SMOKING LAWS

COMPLYING WITH SMOKING LAWS

The NYC Department of Health requires every food service establishment to post a sign along with a...
5 REASONS WHY RESTAURANTS NEED TO CONDUCT INDEPENDENT MOCK INSPECTIONS MONTHLY

5 REASONS WHY RESTAURANTS NEED TO CONDUCT INDEPENDENT MOCK INSPECTIONS MONTHLY

A mock inspection is an unannounced inspection simulated to recreate a Department of Health (DOHMH)...
TOP TEN WAYS TO AVOID VIOLATIONS AND GET YOUR RESTAURANT READY FOR FLY SEASON

TOP TEN WAYS TO AVOID VIOLATIONS AND GET YOUR RESTAURANT READY FOR FLY SEASON

Considered a critical violation by the NYC Health Code, flies found during an inspection by the...
THE LETTER GRADE SYSTEM COMING TO NYC SALONS?

THE LETTER GRADE SYSTEM COMING TO NYC SALONS?

A modified version of the system responsible for lowering instances of food borne illness...
5 Ways Restaurant Operators Can Prevent Food Borne Illness In The Front Of The House

5 Ways Restaurant Operators Can Prevent Food Borne Illness In The Front Of The House

It seems as if the focus is always on preventing food borne illness in the back of the house...