Buffet City, 13235 Cortez Blvd, Brooksville, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: BUFFET CITY
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 13235 Cortez Blvd, Brooksville, FL 34613
License #: 3701064
Total inspections: 5
Last inspection: 09/15/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • No Violations Were Observed
09/15/2014Complaint FullCall Back - Complied
  • No Violations Were Observed
09/12/2014Complaint FullWarning Issued
  • Basic - Build-up of grease/dust/debris on hood filters. **Warning**
  • Basic - Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting. Containers on middle make table. **Warning**
  • Basic - Reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. Multiple reach in coolers on cook line. **Warning**
  • Basic - Stored food not covered in walk-in freezer. Dumplings and raw fish. **Warning**
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler gaskets soiled with slimy/mold-like build-up. **Warning**
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • High Priority - Nonfood-grade containers used for food storage - direct contact with food. Flour stored in Rubbermaid containers. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. Rice maker. Dry food storage containers. **Warning**
6/23/2014Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Basic - Accumulation of dead or trapped birds, insects, rodents in control devices in trapping devices. Flies. **Warning**
  • Basic - Accumulation of debris on exterior of warewashing machine. **Warning**
  • Basic - Accumulation of food debris/soil residue on handwash sink. By can rack. **Warning**
  • Basic - Accumulation of food debris/soil residue on paper towel dispenser. All. **Warning**
  • Basic - Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. MSG. **Warning**
  • Basic - Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Interior reach in cooler soiled. **Warning**
  • Basic - Build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. On grill area. **Warning**
  • Basic - Build-up of grease/dust/debris on hood filters. **Warning**
  • Basic - Cardboard used to line nonfood-contact shelves on cook line. **Warning**
  • Basic - Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in walk-in cooler/freezer. Soy sauce. **Warning**
  • Basic - Ceiling soiled with accumulated dust. Through kitchen area. **Warning**
  • Basic - Ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers had accumulation of mold-like substance. **Warning**
  • Basic - Clean glasses, cups, bowls, plates, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner. Cook line. **Warning**
  • Basic - Coffee filters not stored in a protected manner to prevent contamination. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Basic - Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting. Containers on middle make table. **Warning**
  • Basic - Equipment in poor repair. Damaged top if reach in cooler. Glass door upright. **Warning**
  • Basic - Exterior door has a gap at the threshold that opens to the outside. **Warning**
  • Basic - Floor soiled/has accumulation of debris. Under cook line grill area. **Warning**
  • Basic - Floor tiles cracked, broken or in disrepair. Kitchen area.w **Warning**
  • Basic - Food debris/dust/grease/soil residue on exterior of reach-in cooler/refrigerator. Multiple reach in coolers on cook line. **Warning**
  • Basic - Food stored on floor. Oil and MSG, soy sauce. **Warning**
  • Basic - Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable. Hard wood tables. **Warning**
  • Basic - Garbage can soiled. Multiple in kitchen. **Warning**
  • Basic - In-use utensil not stored on a clean portion of food preparation or cooking equipment. Tongs hung on cook line grill. **Warning**
  • Basic - In-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Sushi make table, cook line, and hibachi. Water container with utensils in standing water entrance to kitchen. **Warning**
  • Basic - Lime scale build-up inside ice machine. **Warning**
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. Missing in various coolers. **Warning**
  • Basic - No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. Sushi make table. **Warning**
  • Basic - Old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning. **Warning**
  • Basic - Open condiments provided for self-service not properly protected. Butter mixture. **Warning**
  • Basic - Open dumpster lid. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Basic - Reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. Multiple reach in coolers on cook line. **Warning**
  • Basic - Soil residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. Exterior of cooking panda heavily soiled. Condensation in reach in cooler on cook line. **Warning**
  • Basic - Stored food not covered in walk-in freezer. Dumplings and raw fish. **Warning**
  • Basic - Three-compartment sink used for warewashing not cleaned before use as a food preparation sink. **Warning**
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler gaskets soiled with slimy/mold-like build-up. **Warning**
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler/walk-in freezer floor soiled. **Warning**
  • Basic - Walk-in coolershelves soiled with encrusted food debris. Soiled around fan - mold like substance. **Warning**
  • Basic - Water leaking from faucet/faucet handle. Hand wash sink in rear kitchen area. **Warning**
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloths stored in detergent and sanitizer mixed together. Front wait station. **Warning**
  • Basic - Wiping cloth sanitizing solution stored on the floor. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Basic - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Sugar unlabeled. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • High Priority - Cooked rice/pasta cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Sushi rice 104. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Discontinue use of dishmachine for sanitizing and set up manual sanitization until dishmachine is repaired and sanitizing properly. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. Ice cream cones stored in box not single service no utensils. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Employee rubbed hands together for less than 10-15 seconds while washing hands. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Nonfood-grade containers used for food storage - direct contact with food. Flour stored in Rubbermaid containers. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food identified in the written procedure as a food held using time as a public health control has no time marking and the time removed from temperature control cannot be determined. See stop sale. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food re-served to customers. Oyster shells walk in cooler. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Butter. Fried sushi. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food in reach-in cooler. Shrimp. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw fish over broccoli in walk in cooler. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • High Priority - Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. One live roach observed in kitchen area. Killed by operator. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Server handled soiled dishes or utensils and then picked up plated food, served food, or prepared a beverage without washing hands. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with food. So-Kleenex next to oil. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance inside the ice bin. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. Rice maker. Dry food storage containers. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of foodborne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to items stored in the sink. Brush stored in hand wash sink. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Cook line hand wash sink. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Probe thermometer not accurate within plus or minus 2 degrees Fahrenheit. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. **Warning**
6/20/2014Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Basic - Build-up of grease/dust/debris on hood filters.
  • Basic - Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in walk-in freezer.
  • Basic - Floor tiles missing.Missing in several locations in kitchen.Collecting standing water.
  • Basic - Water leaking from faucet/faucet handle. Sushi HANDSINK.
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food identified in the written procedure as a food held using time as a public health control has no time marking and the time removed from temperature control cannot be determined. Cut melon, tomato , lettuce on salad bar not time stamped. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation mold-like substance inside the ice bin.Upper interior of ice machine in server station.
  • Intermediate - Walk-in cooler not maintaining potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food at proper temperatures. Do not store potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food in this unit until the unit is capable of maintaining foods at 41 degrees Fahrenheit or colder. Produce cooler holding at 47° f. All PHF/TCS food moved to other walkin cooler.
2/7/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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