A Chicago Ridge restaurant kept its doors open Tuesday after the owner paid a $100 fine for sanitation violations.
But it was close to having its doors shut by the village.
Additionally, Flaming Grill Buffet agreed to pay food and beverage taxes it owes the village by the end of the day Wednesday, Chicago Ridge Mayor Chuck Tokar said.
The restaurant, 101 Commons Drive, has paid the village the food and beverage tax for November and December, but still owes for May through October, Tokar said.
The restaurant owners failed to show up Monday for a village hearing intended to discuss the food and beverage tax owed to the village.
Monday’s hearing was the second in a month that restaurant representatives failed to attend. They initially were scheduled to appear at a Jan. 28 hearing.
Tokar said a notice of both meetings was sent to the restaurant via certified mail and a copy was hand delivered. Tokar continued the first hearing to Monday and said failure to show up would result in a business license suspension.