Cafe (The), 2301 Del Prado Blvd, Cape Coral, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: CAFE (THE)
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 2301 Del Prado Blvd, Cape Coral, FL 33990-4615
License #: 4603985
Total inspections: 18
Last inspection: 10/08/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Wiping cloth chlorine sanitizing solution not at proper minimum strength. 0 ppm. Corrected to 100 ppm. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food opened and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Cold cuts in walk in cooler. **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Encrusted material on can opener blade. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - No chlorine chemical test kit provided when using chlorine sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine.
10/08/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - In-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food opened and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Cold cuts in walk in cooler.
  • Intermediate - Encrusted material on can opener blade. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Rice pudding, corned beef in walk in cooler.
6/18/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in walk-in cooler/freezer. 2 boxes of crepe nancy stored on walk in freezer floor. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Employee beverage container in a food preparation/clean dishware area does not have a lid and a straw or equivalent dispensing mechanism to prevent hand contact with lip contact area of drink container on prep table in front of Bain Marie. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Fan cover in walk-in cooler has accumulation of dust/debris.
  • Basic - In-use tongs stored on oven door handle. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - In-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Ice cream scoop and spatula in water at 78°F. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine.
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink in men's bathroom. **Corrected On-Site**
11/14/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - In-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Ice cream scoop observed in standing water. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Dishmachine not sanitizing properly. Discontinue use of dishmachine for sanitizing and set up manual sanitization until dishmachine is repaired and sanitizing properly. Chlorine 0 ppm. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Dishwasher handled soiled dishes or utensils and then handled clean dishes or utensils without washing hands. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Raw animal foods not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature in reach-in cooler. Raw fish under raw beef in reach in cooler across from cookline. **Corrected On-Site**
8/1/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • High Priority - Raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit based upon minimum required cooking temperature. Observed container of raw chicken stored over container of raw hamburger. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine.
  • Intermediate - Food being cooled by nonapproved method as evidenced by inadequate rate of cooling during time of inspection. Sauteed onions 94?F in reach in cooler and gravies 130?F in deep plastic containers in walk in cooler.
  • Intermediate - Food manager certification expired. NRFSP Certificate for Michael KOLLINIATIS expired 12/06/12.
3/11/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
10/25/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Hotel and Restaurant current license not properly displayed.
  • Critical - Observed buildup of graylike/slimelike substance in the interior of ice machine.
6/26/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Critical - Observed encrusted, soiled material behind slicer blade.
  • Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled--center of kitchen/wait station.
2/9/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Critical - Observed buildup of blacklike substance in the interior of ice machine. Repeat Violation. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed food employee (cook, dishwasher, wait staff, etc.) washing hands in a sink other than an approved hand wash sink--observed employee washing hands in three compartment sink.
  • Critical - Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing--observed handwash sink in kitchen used to store bags of thawing spinach. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice--beverage station.
  • Critical - Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening--ham in walk in cooler. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked--precooked turkey in walk in cooler. Corrected On Site.
9/29/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable--can opener rusting.
  • Critical - Observed buildup of slimelike/graylike substance in the interior of ice machine.
  • Critical - Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands--observed employee at dishwash area not washing hands after working with soiled dishes and then clean.
  • Critical - Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening--coldcuts and cheeses.
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked--precooked foods in walk in cooler.
5/17/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands--observed employee in dishwash area not washing hands after touching soiled dishes and then clean.
  • Critical - Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor--bag of onions and boxes of food stored on floor in walk in cooler and freezer.
  • Critical - Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening--coldcuts in walk in cooler.
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked--precooked foods in walk in cooler.
2/11/2011Routine - 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--milk and colcuts.
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked--precooked foods in walk in cooler.
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name--flour sugar containers.
  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect--observed employee touching ready to eat boiled eggs with barehands. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed food employee (cook, dishwasher, wait staff, etc.) washing hands in a sink other than an approved hand wash sink--observed employee washing hands in three compartment sink.
  • Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands--observed employee at dishwash area not washing hands after touching soiled dishes and then clean dishes.
  • Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable--can opener rusting.
  • Observed single-service articles handled, displayed, or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination--togo containers on top of reach in cooler at cookline not stored inverted.
  • Observed damage on floor/wall juncture next to men's restroom entrance.
  • Observed personal care item stored with food--observed keys and cellphone stored on top of containers of flour.
  • Critical. Observed sanitizing solution exceeding the maximum concentration allowed--wet wiping cloth solution.
9/22/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided. Corrected On Site.
  • 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. Dishwasher
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. IN KITCHEN
6/21/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
3/29/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. OBSERVED PRECOOKED, READY-TO-EAT, POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS NOT DATE MARKED IN WALK-IN-COOLER
  • Critical. OBSERVED OPEN BEVERAGE CONTAINER IN DISH WASH AREA ON SHELVING
  • OBSERVED CAN OPENER BLADE RUSTING
  • OBSERVED METAL 1O CANS USED TO STORE FOOD
  • Critical. OBSERVED ODOR IN MEN'S RESTROOM
  • OBSERVED PROBLEMS W/ VENTILATION IN MEN'S RESTROOM
  • Critical. OBSERVED WET WIPING CLOTH SANITIZATION CONCENTRATION TOO HIGH
  • Critical. OBSERVED LICENSE EXPIRED. MUST BE CORRECTED BY 03/25/10
1/25/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Observed raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit/during preparation--container of raw chicken stored over raw shell eggs in walk-in cooler.Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit/during preparation--container of raw chicken stored over raw hamburger. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect--observed barehand contact with RTE bread and toast. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair--reach-in cooler next to ice machine.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of slimelike substance in the interior of ice machine.
9/10/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 2/19/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 10/1/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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