Westborough Board of Health shuts down Hunan Kitchen


Westborough Board of Health shuts down Hunan Kitchen
This order was placed on the door of Hunan Kitchen in Westborough. (Photo/Maureen Sullivan)

WESTBOROUGH – The Board of Health has ordered Hunan Kitchen at 72 East Main St. to “cease and desist” from serving any food to the public.

The notice, posted on the storefront on Wednesday, March 29.

According to the notice, on March 26, the Board of Health received the complaint that they were “running a food retail establishment out of your unlicensed commercial kitchen located at the property referenced above.”

The notice orders Hunan Kitchen to cease and desist serving food to the public and to remove advertisement for the food operation.

In order to re-open, Hunan Kitchen must submit a plan review. It also has to apply for a residential food permit; be subject to a health inspection; and appear before the Board of Health for operating the restaurant without approval.

According to the notice, violators can be fined $100 for the first offense, and not more than $500 for a subsequent offense unless a different penalty is set by statute.

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