Bellante's Pizza & Pasta Buffet, 1684 N E Miami Gardens Drive, Miami, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: BELLANTE'S PIZZA & PASTA BUFFET
Address: 1684 N E Miami Gardens Drive, Miami, FL 33179
Type: Permanent Food Service
License #: 2328193
Total inspections: 8
Last inspection: 12/28/2010

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Inspection findings

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  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food (pasta) by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands-prior to placing on gloves.
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink-women's bathroom, 70F.
  • Ceiling tile missing-women's bathroom.
  • Light not functioning-dry storage room.
12/28/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Critical. Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method.
  • Critical. Cold holding equipment (pasta cooler) incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. No thermometer provided to measure temperature of food product.
  • Critical. Observed food employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food.
  • Critical. Observed employee handling soiled equipment or utensils then engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed employee cough, sneeze, use a handkerchief or disposable tissue, use tobacco, eat, or drink then engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. No proper chemical test kit provided for measuring the concentration of the sanitizer solution used for wiping cloths. Repeat Violation.
  • Observed wet wiping cloths used for occasional spills on equipment food- and nonfood-contact surfaces not clean.
  • Critical. Observed sanitizing solution (spray bottle) exceeding the maximum concentration allowed. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Person in charge failed to insure proper handwashing by employees.
  • Critical. Certified Food Manager unable to answer basic Food Code questions-identifying Potentially Hazardous Foods, cooling time requirement, cold temperature requirement.
  • Critical. Person in charge failed to insure proper cooling.
07/07/2010Routine - FoodAdministrative complaint recommended
  • Critical. Cold holding equipment (pasta area, 55F) incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. Other working coolers present.
  • Critical. No proper chemical test kit provided for measuring the concentration of the sanitizer solution used for wiping cloths. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed sanitizing solution exceeding the maximum concentration allowed. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation.
1/15/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • In-use utensil not stored with handle above the top of potentially hazardous food and the container (buffet area).
  • Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. No proper chemical test kit provided for measuring the concentration of the sanitizer solution used for wiping cloths.
  • Observed soiled dry wiping cloth in use. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed sanitizing solution with chlorine, exceeding the maximum concentration allowed.
8/19/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 3/16/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 12/2/2008Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 10/22/2008Complaint FullCall Back - Complied
No report available. 9/17/2008Routine - FoodWarning Issued

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