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Richmond Hill, Markham restaurants charged with food premises infractions

York Region public health inspectors charged Persia Bakery & Kabob and Hong King Chicken Sept. 2 to 8
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York Region Community and Health Services, Health Protection Division, reports the following CHARGE(S)** under the Food Premises Regulation 493/17 of the Health Protection and Promotion Act for the period between Monday, Sept. 2, 2019 to Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019.

Hong Kong Chicken
Address: 8360 Kennedy Rd., Markham
  • Fail to ensure food handler in food premise washes hands as necessary to prevent contamination of food
 Issue date: Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019
Persia Bakery & Kabob
Address: 10720 Yonge St., Richmond Hill
  • Fail to provide handwashing stations with adequate supplies
  • Use handwashing station other than for handwashing of employees

Issue date: Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019

The Regional Municipality of York implemented the food premises disclosure system to provide public access to information relating to charges laid and closures made by York Region Community and Health Services Public Health Inspectors.

** This represents the condition of the food premises at the date and time of the inspection only and does not guarantee or warrant the condition of the food premises at any other time.

For more information on the food premises disclosure system, healthy eating or any other health-related topic, please contact York Region Health Connection at 1-800-361-5653, TTY 1-866-252-9933 or visit