Sebastian Wendy’s Shut Down by State Health Inspector

A notice from the state health department showing Wendy's was shut down.
A notice from the state health department showing Wendy's was shut down.

Editor’s Note: As of Thursday, April 8, 2021, Wendy’s has reopened after passing its health inspection.

According to state health department officials, Wendy’s in Sebastian was shut down Tuesday after they investigated a complaint filed against the restaurant.

A health inspector visited Wendy’s, located at 1625 U.S. Highway 1, in Sebastian, and found roach activity present in several areas of the kitchen.

The kitchen floors were soiled in grease, and ceiling tiles were soiled in dust and grease.

In addition, the food manager certification expired, and training was never provided for other employees.

On Wednesday, the state inspected Wendy’s again and kept the restaurant shut down due to the problems that weren’t fixed from Tuesday.

There was an exterminator at the restaurant Wednesday, and the health inspector will revisit the location on Thursday.

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Andy Hodges was born in Annapolis, Maryland, and grew up living on the Loxahatchee River in Jupiter, Florida. He has been a radio and TV personality since the mid-1980s. He has worked for WFLX-TV (Fox 29), WIRK, WLIZ, WIXI, WKSY, WRMF, and others. In 1994, Andy took a break from broadcasting and was a software and systems engineer for various companies in Atlanta, Georgia. In 2002, he moved back to Florida and settled in Sebastian, where Andy's family has lived for over 45 years. He returned to the broadcasting sector in 2005. Andy joined Sebastian Daily as our editor-in-chief in 2016.