NYC Sports Bar Owned By Jay-Z Fails Health Inspection

NEW YORK (AP) — Hip-hop superstar Jay-Z reopened his New York City nightspot, the 40/40 Club, this week after a renovation, only to have its kitchen promptly shut down for health code violations.

The city’s health department said it closed the club’s restaurant on Jan. 19 after inspectors found a number of problems.

The violations included failing to keep refrigerated food cold enough, not keeping hot foot hot enough, and letting workers prepare food with their bare hands.

The failing inspection came on Thursday, a day after the club celebrated its relaunch with a celebrity-studded party.

The New York Post reports that the problems were corrected Friday night and the restaurant reopened.

Club spokesman Ron Berkowitz tells the newspaper there was “no interruption in service or sales.”

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  1. mg says:

    NEW YORK (AP) – Hip-hop wannabe CBS reopened its New York City nightspot, the A**HOLE Club, this week after a renovation, only to have its kitchen promptly shut down for health code violations.

    The city’s health department said it closed the club’s restaurant on Jan. 19 after inspectors found a number of problems.

    The violations included not reporting the truth, failing to be objective journalists, not keeping hot foot hot enough, and letting workers prepare food with their bare hands.

    The failing inspection came on Thursday, a day after the club celebrated its relaunch with a celebrity-studded party.

    The New York Post reports that the problems were corrected Friday night and the restaurant reopened.

    Club spokesman Ron Berkowitz tells the newspaper there was “no interruption in service or sales.”

    CBS LOCAL had no comments. They admitted that they have no ability to dig for the truth, just pawn to the mayor of NYC.

  2. mg says:

    CBSLOCAL and their New York City nightspot, this week after a renovation, only to have its kitchen promptly shut down for health code violations.

  3. mg says:

    bigots CBSlocal

  4. mg says:

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  5. 99 problems...PLUS ONE! says:

    dude, clean your shizit up, bro!

  6. Watch My Throne says:

    I got 99 problems but the *itch ain’t one!!!…LMAO!!

  7. Bonnie says:

    Gross…I’ll never eat there again…

  8. vbb says:

    ghetto…….ghetto all the way

  9. The Realist says:

    I thought Jay-Z was exempt from all laws.

  10. Clyde says:

    Yeah, but Mice, you know where your hands have been, this place sounded like there was a risk of e-coli burgers, or as the French call them, ze e-coli burguas e’ fromage royale. LOL, as much money as Jay Z has, you’d have thought he could afford gloves. He probably did get them, but common sense can’t be purchased unfortunately.

  11. Mice R us. says:

    Why, I cook at home with my bare hands and no one
    has ever become ill,now the cook sneezing in the soup du jour
    might be an issue ,only if the soup is on the warm side.

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