Applebees Neighborhood Grill & Bar, 13500 John Young Pkwy, Orlando, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



Business Info

Name: APPLEBEES NEIGHBORHOOD GRILL & BAR
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 13500 John Young Pkwy, Orlando, FL 32837
License #: 5811613
Total inspections: 5
Last inspection: 2/7/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. SIDE OF FRYER
  • Basic - Build-up of soil/debris on the floor along the walls, baseboards, cabinets and/or equipment.
  • Basic - Ceiling tile missing. TWO MISSING IN DRY STORAGE ROOM
  • Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. COOK LINE
  • Basic - Food debris/dust/grease/soil residue on exterior of microwave.
  • Basic - Grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Basic - In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous (non-time/temperature control for safety) food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. IN ONIONS, MUSHROOMS AND BULK DRY RICE
  • Basic - Old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Straws not individually wrapped or in an approved dispenser. UNWRAPPED STRAWS IN SERVER STATION IN BOX BOX THAT WAS OPENED FROM THE TOP ONLY INSTEAD OF RIPPING BOX OPEN ALONG PERFORATED LINES TO ENABLE SAFE DISPENSING WITHOUT TOUCHING THE TOP OF THE STRAW. The box is designed to be a dispenser, but it is being used incorrectly. **Repeat Violation**
  • High Priority - Employee failed to wash hands before putting on gloves to work with food. COOK **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine.
  • Intermediate - Cold water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink. MERGED HANDWASH SINK AT 130F **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Required employee training provided by a third-party employee training program and operator unable to provide original certificate for employees trained. ONE OF TWO COOKS CERTIFICATE IS A COLOR COPY. THE OTHER IS ORIGINAL. NO COPIES ACCEPTED FOR EMPLOYEE TRAINING. MUST BE ORIGINAL CERTIFICATES.
2/7/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. IN FLOUR ON COOK LINE
  • Basic - EXCESSIVE Accumulation of food debris/soil residue on COOK LINE handwash sink. CHECK ALL **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Employee with no beard guard/restraint while engaging in food preparation. BOTH HAIR AND BEARD MUST BE RESTRAINED WHEN PREPARING FOOD.
  • Basic - In-use utensil not used with moist food stored in running water. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Old labels and/or sticky residue on clean items.
  • Basic - Straws not individually wrapped or in an approved dispenser. THIRD REPEAT **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler/walk-in freezer floor soiled. WALK IN FREEZER FLOOR ENTIRELY AND WALK IN COOLER FLOOR UNDER SHELVES.
  • High Priority - Employee rubbed hands together for less than 10-15 seconds while washing hands.
  • High Priority - Employee touched apron/clothes and then engaged in food preparation, handled clean equipment or utensils, or touched unwrapped single-service items without washing hands. COOK TOUCHES SHIRT WITH GLOVES ON AND DOESN'T CHANGE THEM.
  • Intermediate - Cold water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink. WATER IS SUPPOSED TO BE MERGED INTO 100-110F DUE TO A HAND BAR LEVER ON THE SPIGOT, BUT THERE IS NO COLD WATER. HOT WATER IS TOO HOT AT 136F
  • Intermediate - Cutting board(s) stained/soiled. **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Vegetable chopper/dicer/shredder/peeler soiled with old food debris. BOTH DICER AND SLICER (2pcs)
8/13/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Accumulation of food debris/soil residue on handwash sink. ALL **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. COLD COOKED RICE WITH CORN **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Food debris/dust/grease/soil residue on exterior of microwave.
  • Basic - In-use utensil used with moist food stored in running water with insufficient velocity to flush food particles away. THIRD REPEAT **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Single-service articles not stored inverted or protected from contamination. TO GO DRINK LIDS
  • Basic - Stored food not covered in walk-in cooler. COOKED CHICKEN AND RICE ON SPEED RACK IN WALK IN COOLER AND ICE CREAM IN WALK IN FREEZER **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Straws not individually wrapped or in an approved dispenser. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Uncovered food stored near sink exposed to splash. WONTON TACO SHELLS **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler and WALK IN FREEZER shelves soiled with encrusted food debris.
  • Intermediate - Cutting board(s) stained.
  • Intermediate - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink. AT END OF COOK LINE NEAR OFFICE
6/5/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Accumulation of food debris/soil residue on handwash sink. CHECK ALL
  • Basic - Accumulation of food debris/soil residue on soap dispenser. CHECK ALL
  • Basic - Build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. SIDE OF FRYER
  • Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. BIG SQUARE CUTTING BOARD. CHECK ALL
  • Basic - Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Food debris/dust/soil residue on dry storage shelves. NEAR ICE MACHINE
  • Basic - Food stored in dry storage area not covered. BINS OF TORTILLA CHIPS ON WIRE SHELVES NEAR ICE MACHINE **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Food stored on floor. BAG OF ONIONS **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - In-use utensil not stored with handle above the top of potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food and rim of the container. SEVERAL LOCATIONS ON COOK LINE
  • Basic - In-use utensil used with moist food stored in running water with insufficient velocity to flush food particles away.
  • Basic - Old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning.
  • Basic - Shelves next to Walk-in cooler with rust that has pitted the surface. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Wiping cloth/towel used under cutting board.
  • High Priority - Employee failed to wash hands before putting on new set of gloves to work with food. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Employee washed hands with cold water. COOK
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. RAW BREADED CHICKEN NUGGETS STORED OVER FRENCH FRIES IN REACH IN FREEZER ON COOK LINE
  • Intermediate - Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. AT END OF COOK LINE. CHECK ALL.
  • Intermediate - Water filter not changed according to manufacturerys instructions. EXPIRED IN JAN. 2013
2/25/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried. **Repeat Violation**
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. UTENSILS IN DIPPERWELL IN DIRTY WATER FULL OF FOOD DEBRIS
  • In-use utensil not stored with handle above the top of potentially hazardous food and the container. HANDLES IN MULTIPLE ITEMS ON COOK LINE **Repeat Violation**
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. COOK LINE HWS NEEDS CLEANING
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. ALL REACH IN COOLER DRAWERS and DOOR HANDLES NEED CLEANING
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. BIG BAG OF ONIONS **Corrected On-Site**
  • Critical - Observed hand wash sink used for purpose other than washing hands. COOK LINE HWS FULL OF ICE **Corrected On-Site**
  • Observed in-use utensil used with moist food not stored in running water of sufficient velocity. DIPPER WELL NOT RUNNING **Repeat Violation**
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. INNER RIM and LEDGE OF MAKE TABLE TOP SECTION ENCRUSTED WITH EXCESSIVE FOOD DEBRIS. **Repeat Violation**
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. WIRE SHELVES WHERE CLEAN WARES ARE STORED ARE RUSTY and ENCRUSTED WITH RESIDUE **Repeat Violation**
  • Critical - Single-use gloves not changed as needed after changing tasks or when damaged or soiled..GLOVE TOUCHED RAW BEEF WHEN GRABBING IT FROM DRAWER. GLOVES WERE NOT CHANGED. COOK ALSO TOUCHED HIS SOILED UNIFORM WITHOUT CHANGING GLOVES. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Unwrapped single-service utensils not presented so that only the handles are touched. UNWRAPPED STRAWS AT SERVER BEVERAGE STATION
  • Wet mop not hung to dry. **Repeat Violation**
11/19/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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