Ben's Family Restaurant, 704 E Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: BEN'S FAMILY RESTAURANT
Address: 704 E Brandon Blvd, Brandon, FL 33511
Type: Permanent Food Service
License #: 3906553
Total inspections: 9
Last inspection: 09/15/2010

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  • Critical. Potentially hazardous food held under time as a public health control without time marking indicating 4-hour limit. eep waffle mix under refrigeration, or mark it with a 4-hour-time label. The label us intended to indicate by when to discard any unused portion. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Waffle batter, on countertop, registered 56 F.
  • Critical. Observed torn packages/bags of food exposing the contents to contamination. Do not leave grits in an open bag; transfer the contents to a clean, covered container. Corrected On Site.
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Do not leave wet-wiping cloths lying on countertops; store them in sanitizing buckets between uses. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets. Clean the food crumbs from the refrigerator-door gaskets.
  • Critical. Observed soil buildup inside ice bin. Clean the dirt from the inside of the ice machine.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Clean the food splash from the inside of the reach-in freezer.
  • Observed grease accumulated on kitchen floor. Clean the grease from the floor beneath the deep fryer.
  • Wall not smooth and easily cleanable. Replace the broken and missing wall tiles behind the slicer table.
  • Critical. Observed unused opening in panel box unprotected. For reporting purposes only. Install a spacer cover over the opening in the electrical-circuit box.
09/15/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. milks ,creams ,cheeses coldcuts
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. walkin coolers Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. portion cup in beets
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair handlle on reachin cooler
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
6/9/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. everything marked but milks -
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed at room temperature. meat on prep sink in back-need to thaw in coolers or under running water
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. shelf under steambtable on back wall
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. doors of reachin unit need to be cleaned
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. under shelf over prep unit on cookline
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried.need to air dry lexan pans morr before stacking
3/18/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. lemons on server areas
  • Critical. Observed soil buildup inside ice bin.
  • Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination. coffee filters on server tables not inverted
  • Observed leaking pipe at plumbing fixture. in room with hotwater tank
  • Observed open dumpster lid.
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. under steambtable on back wall
12/7/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. lemons on server line
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food.
  • Observed a nonfood-grade basting brush used in food.
  • Critical. Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength.
  • Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried.
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. near dish room
  • Floors not maintained smooth and durable. tiles missing in front of stove
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated grease. wall to back of dish room
  • Light not functioning. over cookline
  • Observed personal item stored with food. video on prep table
  • Wet mop not hung to dry.
9/11/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 4/16/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 11/5/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 11/4/2008Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 7/22/2008Routine - FoodCall Back - Admin. complaint recommended

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