TUPELO, Miss. – The buffett is closed.
A spokesperson for the Mississippi Department of Health says Barnhill’s Restaurant in Tupelo has been shut down following a scathing report from a food inspector.
That report cited numerous critical violations.
MDOH had received several complaints about the eatery.
So Monday (7-22), they conducted a surprise inspection.
Violations ranged from leaking pipes, to improper storage of food, to insect problems .
Spokesperson Liz Sharlot says that the Barnhill’s owner has contacted the Mississippi Department of Health and plans to shut down the restaurant permanently.