An appeal hearing was held Tuesday morning. Between July 2017 and March 2019, there have been 21 inspections of the facility and a total of 296 violations, including 36 listed as critical and 260 violations listed as non-critical.
The suspension, which can be extended or altered by the Board of Health, runs until April 23 but will require written permission of the Board of Health to reopen and written notification that the suspension is lifted.
The person who answered the phone at the Middletown restaurant said “no comment” and hung up on this news outlet.
As of late Tuesday afternoon, Phillips said her department has not received a response from Steak ‘n Shake officials.