is appealing the decision of the Department of Consumer Protection to
revoke the restaurant’s liquor license.
agency made the decision to revoke the license on Feb. 26.
to the report, Roosevelt’s owner admitted to a special agent
investigating an April 2018 complaint that they bought liquor from a
package store instead of a wholesaler. The package store liquor was
found at the business again in August 2018. And, there were issues
The DCP held a hearing Feb. 14, but nobody came to represent Roosevelt’s. Still, the restaurant has filed an appeal motion with the Liquor Control Commission to reassess its decision to revoke the permit. This would allow the restaurant to stay open during this time.
Director of Communications Lora Rae Anderson said a permittee that
fails to show up at the hearing can make this motion. While it’s
pending, the restaurant can stay in business. A decision on the
matter will be made within a month.
Hines is listed at Roosevelt’s owner.
The restaurant failed to pass two health inspections in 2018 – August and September- but passed in December with a 90 out of 100. A passing grade is any score above 80 with no four-point health violations.