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Chef forced to work in maskless kitchen fired after catching COVID, lawsuit says

A sous-chef who worked for a Monmouth County restaurant has filed a lawsuit against the business, claiming he was forced to work with maskless employees and then fired when he came down with COVID-19.

Anthony Mazza, of Toms River, worked alongside the head chef and other kitchen employees at Salt Creek Grille in Rumson late last year, according to court papers.

“Despite executive orders, none of the employees in the kitchen wore any PPE (and) no one in the kitchen wore masks,” states the lawsuit, filed recently in Superior Court of Ocean County.

The owner of the restaurant denies

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