Restaurant health inspectors examine restaurants and other eateries to make sure the establishments are clean and free of pests and rodents. Inspectors check food storage temperatures and watch to ensure the employees wash their hands and secure hair while working around food. In serious cases of food storage violations or pest infestation, inspectors may order a restaurant to temporarily close while correcting the violations.
How to Become a Restaurant Health Inspector
By Devra Gartenstein; Updated July 05, 2017
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About the Author
Devra Gartenstein has owned and run a variety of food businesses for more than 20 years. She has published two cookbooks: "The Accidental Vegan" and "Local Bounty." Gartenstein holds Master of Arts degrees in philosophy and English literature.
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