Wendy’s Delray Beach

Delray Beach Wendy’s Cited For Flies, Food Problems

Delray Beach Florida News Palm Beach County

Flying Insects. Onion Ring Issues.

Wendy’s at 4950 Linton Blvd., Delray Beach. (Courtesy Google).

BY: STAFF REPORT | BocaNewsNow.com

DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) (Copyright © 2022 MetroDesk Media, LLC) — The Wendy’s at 4950 Linton Boulevard in Delray Beach had a problem with flies, food, and onion rings — according to an inspector from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation.

The April 1st inspection yielded the following report. Per BocaNewsNow.com policy, we are publishing the official language used with minimal editing:

High Priority – Live, small flying insects in kitchen, food preparation area, food storage area and/or bar area. 3 live flies flying, not landing, around the mop sink area off to the side of the kitchen near the three compartment sink. Operator was able to remove flies and sanitize area. **Warning**

High Priority – Time/temperature control for safety food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. At the sandwich prep station identified shredded cheddar (56F – Cold Holding) and at the burger cook station identified raw beef patties (42-56F – Cold Holding). Both items had been on the line under 4 hours according to the operator. Items were removed and placed into walk-in to rapid chill. **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**

High Priority – Time/temperature control for safety food, other than whole meat roast, hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. At the sandwich prep station identified a container of fried onion rings (76° – Hot Holding) sitting on the top of the cold holding unit. Operator chose to discard the onion rings and fried fresh rings. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**

The Wendy’s location was reinspected the following day. No violations were found during the second inspection. The restaurant was never ordered to close.


Paul Saperstein


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