Just a day after the lavish re-opening of Jay-Z’s 40/40 club, an inspector from the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene shut it down. With 69 violation points, The Huffington Post reports that the infractions included a worker mixing salsa with their bare hands. The club has corrected the issues and has been cleared to re-open:
Jigga man does in fact have 99 problems, and his restaurant is one. Just one day after the star-studded grand re-opening of the rapper’s 40/40 Club that included famous guests like multi-billionaire Warren Buffet, the club was shut down for a host of health-code violations, The New York Post reports.
The list of infractions are enough to make anybody’s stomach turn. According to the report, an inspector found perishable food in the refrigerator that was set at 60 degrees instead of 41. Hot food was also left out on the counter at a lower temperature than recommended. To make matters worse, a worker was seen mixing salsa with his bare hands, TMZ reports.
“If you have a walk-in place with food like this, you put a hell of a lot of people at risk,” a source told the Post. “A night of dinner and dancing should not include the risk of contracting food-borne illness.”
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