A Chinese restaurant in Doraville passed its routine inspection despite having a dead rat in the oven.
Chef Liu, 5283 Buford Highway, also had rodent droppings under the kitchen hand sink and in the dry storage area, said a DeKalb County health inspector. The dead rat was removed from the oven and disposed of by management.
A pest control company was also called in to provide immediate service.
The restaurant passed the inspection with a 70/C, and will be re-inspected in October.
This isn’t the first time Chef Liu has had problems with rodents.
Rodent droppings were found throughout the kitchen and storage areas during the restaurant’s previous two health inspections. On both visits, management was told to sweep and mop daily, and have a professional pest control service the facility on a regular basis.
Scores from those inspections were 73/C and 43/U.
Among other code violations on this latest inspection, raw beef was left out on a counter to thaw. Leek cakes were held in the