According to press reports, security camera video led Mingo County health officials to shut down a pizza hut in Kermit, West Virginia. The Mingo County Health Department shut down the store, citing conditions constituting a “substantial hazard to the public health.” Mingo County Health Department officials say it could be days or even weeks before they consider reopening the Pizza Hut.
The video shows the district manager urinating in the restaurant’s kitchen sink.
Pizza Hut corporate officials confirm the man is a district manager, and has been fired.
The Pizza Hut Corporation released a statement, which says in part they are “embarrassed” by the man’s actions, and that pizza hut has “zero tolerance for violations” of its operating standards.