UPDATED: At around 6p.m. Craft Beer Market posted this on their Facebook site:
"We have now received a temporary closure notice from Vancouver Coastal Health. We are meeting with them tomorrow morning and will update you at that time. Please note: Norwalk/norovirus HAS NOT been confirmed as cause of guest or staff illness."
Craft Beer Market have just released a statement after Global ran a story claiming that they had been closed down after Vancouver Coastal Health were called in after 6 patrons fell ill from Norovirus . The story goes on to state that: "The cause of the illness was employees who were ill and went to work."
Mia Stainsby reviewed the restaurant recently noting, "One detail — it would be nice if they wiped tables clean of spills at least between courses."
However, since the story appeared just before 4p.m., a statement has been released on Craft’s Facebook account: The health and safety of our guests and team are the number one priority for us," says Owner/Operator, Scott Frank. "Although we have not been given a formal closure notice, at this point due to 2 staff members with symptoms of stomach flu and 2 guests contracting it, […]