Knott’s Berry Farm Restaurant Shuttered Over Cockroach Infestation

Mrs. Knott’s Chicken Dinner Restaurant serves up tasty chicken dinners, lighter-than-air biscuits and boysenberry pies, but behind the scenes they were offering up something more of the creepy-crawly variety.

The popular chicken restaurant, that has been serving customers for 80 years, had its permit pulled Thursday after inspectors discovered a cockroach infestation.


Deanne Thompson, spokeswoman for Orange County Health Care Agency said of the cringe-worthy discovery, “There was evidence of an infestation and it was enough to suspend the permit.”

The examination was part of a routine inspection, Thompson said.…