Update: After less than 48 hours of being issued a red sticker by the Columbus Public Health Department for “rodent activity in the basement prep area” The Rossi Bar + Kitchen is back open for business.
In an excited post on Facebook, The Rossi thanked their “loyal and wonderful” customers for their support through the closure.
Scroll down for more on The Rossi’s emergency order.
08/15/2019: Someone is getting assigned to some “Charlie Work” after The Rossi Bar and Kitchen was served a red sticker by the Columbus Public Health Department.
The Short North restaurants was issued an emergency order yesterday because of “rodent activity in the basement prep area.” Reportedly, inspectors discovered dead rats in traps and excessive rat feces in the bowels of the 895 N. High St. building.
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Rossi will remain closed until the facility is cleaned, holes in the basement are repaired, and the rats are under control, according to a post from Tom Sussi, a local licensed and insured Private Investigator.
Sussi added that sources informed him that employees are not being paid on time.
In an Instagram post, Rossi announced it’d be closed “for the next few days due to emergency repair.”