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You'Ll Never Eat at Golden Corral Again After Watching This (TEXT and 2 VIDEOS)

Business  (tags: business, food safety, abuse, consumers, dishonesty, cover-up, lies, ethics )

- 2171 days ago -
Golden Corral is about to have a terrible week after a video exposing its unsanitary health-inspection measures surfaced online.


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Florence E (132)
Monday July 8, 2013, 3:08 pm
Im not at all surprised lmao these are the exacts reasons why I don't and wont ever eat at buffets! Its so great to see you posting again Carrie ive missed you to pieces!! Welcome back my dear friend

Animae C (509)
Monday July 8, 2013, 4:08 pm
It's much healthier, cheaper & cleaner to eat at home.

Christeen Anderson (300)
Monday July 8, 2013, 4:20 pm
I don't eat there now. I don't trust buffets of any kind. Thanks for posting.

Laura H (950)
Monday July 8, 2013, 4:51 pm
My mom ate at this place a few years ago and got VERY sick; it happened to her twice. That was more than enough for her!

Thanks Carrie!

Carol H (229)
Monday July 8, 2013, 7:12 pm
noted, thanks Carrie

Joanne Dixon (37)
Monday July 8, 2013, 8:44 pm
It's a pity, because if one has food allergies, buffets are one of the best ways to eat out and avoid allergens. Although I never have cared much for Golden Corral, I prefer Souper Salad. Either way, I don't get out often.

Katie & Bill D (107)
Monday July 8, 2013, 9:49 pm
We never go to Buffets! We have seen what it consists of, children going for more food and hands in the food!
No parent's helping! No thanks!! Turns my Stomach!! Seems as if people just sit till they are so full they can't move and NOT EVEN CARING about what it is!! We do not wish to be a part of this!! Oh Loved this Video! it does make you wonder how many more places are just like this and WORSE!!! YUCK!!!
Thank You

Veselin Varbanov (23)
Monday July 8, 2013, 11:37 pm
Awful !

Gene Jacobson (288)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 9:44 am
Well, I've never eaten at a Golden Corral, I don't even know if we have them here, but regardless, I will never eat at one no matter where it is. Or I am. Ewww. Nice try at a coverup too, I hope they don't get away with that one, trying to claim the employee was blackmailing them. Lower than low...

Syd H (0)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 1:17 pm
This lack of food hygiene does not surprise me. I don't know about the other fast food companies like Golden Corral, but It should be noted that from personal experience I know McDonalds are totally lacking when it comes to both food hygiene and the staffs personal hygiene.
I am 63 and have suffered food poisoning twice in my life, both times after consuming the junk food at McDonalds.

Amy Fisher (11)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 1:43 pm
I've never been to a Golden Corral. As a vegetarian, I have never wanted to visit a Golden Corral. This pretty much makes it a permanent wish. I will never visit a Golden Corral. If somebody I know wants me to go with them, I'll tell them to forget it, either go without me or please don't go at all.

Vera Taylor (46)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 3:25 pm
I worked at a MacDonald's for over 5 years in the kitchen and that has NEVER happened there. And I don't think it ever would. To often the top management or the franchise owner would pop in at anytime day or night. Golden corral is a little pricy to pull that kind of crap.

Carrie B (306)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 3:32 pm
I have eaten at Golden Corral exactly once. It was in Arizona in 1994. The food was very good and very basic without the many things advertised today.

Birgit W (160)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 4:41 pm
...and people wonder why they are getting ill. I prefer to make my own meals as I do not trust any restaurants anymore (Especially Chinese restaurants).

Debra Tate (17)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 5:52 pm
I worked for the Golden Corral in Brandon Florida for 10 years and NEVER saw food handled like this video and pictures showed!! We passed our inspections with flying colors because we cared about the customers and the food. It was temped every 15 minutes! Frozen was kept frozen! Thawed was kept in walk-in coolers and meat was kept in the meat room cooler. Floors were cleaned every hour or so. Our policy was clean as you go and we did. This Golden Corral in Port Orange is disgusting! But the one I worked at, you could eat off of the floors, it was kept so clean and sanitary. Just because this one is run by a bunch of slobs does not mean that they all are like this. This store is the exception, NOT the rule! And the Manager, I am sure, got fired for the way he handled this food and the unsanitary conditions of the store! Golden Corral will not tolerate unsafe food handling or food practices! Classes on safe food handling are a job requirement before you are put on the schedule or allowed to handle food products! Call the corporate office if you see something being handled in an unsafe way. They will be right on it! That is also why the manager is no longer the manager!

Jason S (50)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 8:08 pm
Good posting, thanks

Ray M (0)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 9:02 pm
This is so disgusting. No doubt there are many more restaurant kitchens out there the same way. We need more inspectors. I complained once to an owner there were no towels or soap in his restrooms and asked him whether their help ever washed their hands. He didn't like my comments very much. Never went back.

Carrie B (306)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 9:43 pm
I understand the manager has lost his job and the restaurant is being cleaned up. That's a good thing. Thanks for your comment Debbie.

Sheila D (194)
Tuesday July 9, 2013, 11:24 pm
Soooooo very glad we don't have any of those around here. Also soooo glad I don't eat at fast food places anymore.

Lois Jordan (63)
Wednesday July 10, 2013, 7:35 pm
Noted. Thanks for the info, Carrie.

Katie & Bill D (107)
Thursday July 11, 2013, 5:38 pm
Have you ever went out to eat then felt bad got sick or bad effects and you wonder why?? May be something like this!!
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