Restaurant employee wipes nose with paper towel, cuts vegetables without washing hands

Sichuan House gets score of 73 from Metro Health District

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SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio restaurant was ordered to go through a re-inspection late last month after a city health inspector witnessed a kitchen employee wipe his nose with a paper towel and then proceeded to cut vegetables without washing his hands.
Sichuan House in the 3500 block of Wurzbach Road received a 73 after accruing a long list of violations that also included a dead roach in a hand sink and raw shrimp being stored above cooked food.

You can read the full report by searching the Metro Health website.

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The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District's scoring of food establishments is based on a 100-point demerit system.

The inspection reports, which establishments are required to post in public view, feature a number score at the top and bottom of the front page. A separate placard with the number score and a letter grade (example: 100/A) is also available upon request from the food establishment. Posting the placard is voluntary.

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