The DOH Puts Red Rooster Back on the ‘A’ List


In late June, the DOH visited Red Rooster and didn’t like what it found. Inspectors slapped Marcus Samuelsson’s Harlem restaurant with 31 violation points, or the equivalent of a C grade. But as of last week, the chef is now back in the department’s good graces.

As DNAinfo reports, DOH inspectors paid a follow-up visit to the restaurant on August 4. This time, the restaurant passed with only 13 violation points, earning a solid A. A clearly relieved Samuelsson tweeted a picture of the new grade, and then, if the restaurant’s Twitter feed is any indication, returned to the task of planning the restaurant’s crayfish blow-out, which will take place on August 15.

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