Press Bistro in Johnstown fouls restaurant inspection; 3 dead roaches behind the register area, 1 live nymph and 1 live adult under the prep unit in the cook line

Press Bistro in Johnstown fouls restaurant inspection; 3 dead roaches behind the register area, 1 live nymph and 1 live adult under the prep unit in the cook line

Johnstown, PA

Press Bistro

110 Franklin ST
Johnstown, PA 15901
724-599-4884

The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture’s Bureau of Food Safety and Laboratory Services conducted an unannounced retail food inspection on 2/7/2020. As a result of that inspection, and due to the severity of the specific violations the Press Bistro was cited as being, “Out of Compliance” with Pennsylvania’s food safety regulations. During this inspection a total of 3 violations were found.

The inspector made the following comments in support of the violations found during the inspection:

  • Noted old food build-up in the area where the condenser is of the prep unit in the cook line.
  • Noted 8 dead roaches behind the bar, 3 dead roaches behind the register area, and 2 dead roaches by the hand wash sink. Also, noted numerous old, dead roaches in the prep units condenser in the cook line.
  • Noted 6 live roaches in the condenser of the prep unit in the cook line, 1 live nymph and 1 live adult under the prep unit in the cook line, 1 live roach under the dishwasher, 1 live roach crawling around the spigot under the dishwasher, and 1 live roach crawling around the motor of the dishwasher.