Food Premise Convictions & Orders in Hamilton

Public health inspectors routinely visit over 3,200 food premises in Hamilton. When they visit food premises including restaurants, they check for safe food handling outlined in the Ontario Food Premise Regulation. Food premises that are not following the law at the time of the inspection are either given:

  • a specific time period to fix what they are doing wrong
  • an Order under the Health Protection and Promotion Act, such as closing a restaurant, if there is an immediate risk to patrons

Food premises are fined if they are convicted in court of not following the Ontario Food Premises Regulation or not following an Order. Fines range from $50 for minor infractions to $25,000 per day for a corporation who does not follow an Order.

Symposium Cafe
2247 Rymal Rd E, Stoney Creek
Conviction Date: July 11, 2018
Conviction Reason: Maintain hazardous foods at internal temperature between 5°C and 60° C

Montfort Grill House
3-6 Clappison Avenue, Waterdown
Conviction date: June 25, 2018
Conviction reason: Employee fail to wear headgear while working with food

Taylor’s Tea Room
11 King Street West, Dundas, ON
Conviction Date: June 12, 2018
Conviction reason: Store hazardous food at internal temperature between 5°C and 60°C

Tim Hortons
469 Highway #6 N, Flamborough
Conviction date: June 15, 2018
Conviction reason: Operator fail to ensure certified food handler working while premises operating

Symposium Cafe
2247 Rymal Road East, Stoney Creek
Conviction date: May 22, 2018
Conviction reason: Mechanical equipment not maintained to provide sufficient chemical solution rinse

McDonald’s
115 Hamilton Street North, Waterdown
Conviction date: May 23, 2018
Conviction reason: Employee fail to wear headgear while working with food

Pita Pit
B-14 94 Dundas Street East, Dundas
Conviction date: June 4, 2018
Conviction reason: Operator fail to ensure certified food handler working while premises operating

We post Orders issued under the Health Protection and Promotion Act for three months from the date the Order is issued.

Dragon’s Fire Golf Club, Plate# 031
342 Concession 8, East Carlisle, ON L0R 1H0
Conviction Date: August 15, 2018
Conviction Reason: Failure to provide hot water under pressure in areas where food is processed, prepared or manufactured or where utensils are cleaned.

Breezy Corner Restaurant
1480 Highway No. 6 North
Conviction date: August 2, 2018
Conviction reason: Unsanitary conditions and improper food handling

10473707 Canada Ltd. o/a Squares Hot Pot
80 James Street North, Hamilton, ON
Conviction date: August 1, 2018
Conviction reason: Food premise maintained in manner permitting health hazard contrary to Section 7 (1)(a) (iii) of the Food Premises Regulation 493/17 of the Revised Regulation of Ontario, 1990 under the Health Protection and Promotion Act.

Pine Valley Park – Food Trailer
955 Valens Road, Flambourough, ON
Conviction date: July 20, 2018
Conviction reason: Failure to provide running hot water under pressure in the food premises in contrary to section 7(3) (b) of the Ontario Regualtion 493/17 under the Health Protection and Promotion Act.

Hurry Curry
2 King Street West, Hamilton, ON
Conviction date: July 9, 2018
Conviction reason: Failure to provide running hot water in the food premises in contrary to section 20 (1)(b), and Section 68 (3)(b) of the Food Premises Regulation 562 of the Revised Regulation of Ontario, 1990 under the Health Protection and Promotion Act

Ole Gourmet
174 Highway 8, Stoney Creek, ON
Conviction date: May 17, 2018
Conviction reason: Operator fail to provide adequate refrigerated space for food storage.

Crazy Cravings - Trailer - Refreshment Vehicle - Plate #059
42 Pelham Dr., Ancaster, ON
Conviction date: May 5, 2018
Conviction reason: Lack of potable water at both Hand Sink and Dishwashing Sink

Green Leaf Restaurant
865 Upper James St., Hamilton, ON
Conviction date: April 23, 2018
Conviction reason: Failure to provide cold water at handwashing sink, dish cloth found in the handwashing sink. Failure to provide paper towels in a dispenser at hand basin in food preparation area. Failure to provide sanitizer on site.

Lincoln Alexander Centre
161 King Street East, Hamilton ON L8N 2B2
Conviction date: November 24, 2017
Conviction reason: Selling of food products that were wholly or partially prepared at an unknown premise, where a Health Inspector is not able to determine the conditions of the handing, preparation, storage or transportation of the food.