Riverside, California 2020-09-01 19:50:23 –
This week saw one Inland Empire diner reopen after a COVID-19 tragedy, while others were cited during restaurant inspections for not following state guidelines to combat the novel coronavirus that causes the disease.
Here are notable recent occurrences related to the pandemic.
Corky’s Kitchen & Bakery: This diner at 3150 Case Road in Perris was cited by Riverside County health officials for allowing indoor dining during a routine inspection. The report also noted a staff member was not wearing a mask.
Mr. China Express: This Riverside restaurant was cited during a routine Riverside County health inspection for members of the kitchen staff working without wearing masks.
San Bernardino County
Cheliz Restaurant: This Redlands restaurant reopened Sept. 1 for takeout and outdoor dining after a two-month closure. Leticia “Letty” Silverio, who owned the restaurant with husband Jose-Luis Salazar, was stricken with the disease, along with several family members. She died on July 22. Cheliz is open 8 a.m.-2 p.m. serving breakfast, lunch and Mexican favorites, according to a Facebook post. It is at 800 E. Lugonia Ave. Suite D2. chelizrestaurant.com
Lee’s Donuts: This Adelanto shop was closed for cockroach infestation by San Bernardino County officials. Their inspection also uncovered a lack of a workplace specific COVID-19 plan.
Subway: A sandwich shop at 9760 Baseline Road in Rancho Cucamonga was written up by San Bernardino County health officials during an on-site inspection for allowing customers to use a self-service beverage machine and not having a site-specific plan for employee training and screening; cleaning and disinfecting; and physical distancing.