Canton House, 2830 Sw Pt St Lucie Blvd #a, Port Saint Lucie, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: CANTON HOUSE
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 2830 Sw Pt St Lucie Blvd #a, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34953
License #: 6602270
Total inspections: 19
Last inspection: 08/19/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Fan cover in walk-in cooler has heavy accumulation of dust/debris.
  • Basic - Floor and wall junctures not coved in food preparation/storage/warewashing areas or bathroom./ under the 3 compartment sink
  • Basic - Floor tiles cracked, broken or in disrepair/ broken tile in front of fryer- causing grease to build up in crack
  • Basic - Food storage container/container lid cracked or broken.
  • Basic - Standing water in handwash sink/ handwash sink draining very slowly./ by drive thru
  • High Priority - Hot water takes too long to reach handwash sink resulting in employees using only cold water to wash their hands. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Employee has not received adequate training related to their assigned duties as evidenced by the inability to answer basic food safety questions./ temperature of chicken re- educated **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Employee with artificial nails/nail polish working with exposed food without wearing intact gloves. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Heavily Encrusted material on can opener blade.
  • Intermediate - Moderate/ heavy Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance on/around soda dispensing nozzles./ drive thru
08/19/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit.
  • Basic - Paper towel used as liner for food container.
  • Basic - Reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair.
  • Basic - Unwrapped single-service utensils not presented so that only the handles are touched.
11/12/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
11/12/2013Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Basic - Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. **Warning**
  • Basic - Employee personal items stored in or above a food preparation area. Keys on reach in cooler **Warning**
  • Basic - Employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. **Warning**
  • Basic - Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. **Warning**
  • Basic - In-use tongs stored on equipment door handle between uses. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Basic - Soiled reach-in cooler gaskets. **Warning**
  • Basic - Wiping cloth/towel used under cutting board. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Basic - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Dry ingredient bins **Warning**
  • High Priority - Nonexempt fish offered raw or undercooked has not undergone proper parasite destruction. Fish must be fully cooked or discarded. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Nonfood-grade containers used for food storage _ direct contact with food. Cardboard box used to store fried noodles, newspaper used to line sterilite container, sterilite container used for food storage. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food in walk-in cooler. Raw shrimp over peeled onions **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Establishment advertised white tuna on the menu/menu board but served another type of fish. White tuna on menu, escolar/wahoo (operator not sure which fish he uses) in use **Admin Complaint**
  • Intermediate - Failure to maintain freezing records on nonexempt fish for 90 days. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Storing utensils **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Menu does not identify which items contain raw or undercooked animal foods covered by the consumer advisory. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Raw/undercooked animal food offered and establishment has no written consumer advisory. Raw animal foods must be fully cooked prior to service. **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. All items held over 24 hours without date marking **Warning**
9/10/2013Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Basic - Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in walk-in freezer.
  • Basic - Clean knives/utensils stored in crevices between equipment.
  • Basic - Cloth used as a food-contact surface. In the walk in cooler **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Food storage container/container lid cracked or broken. Wooden bowls
  • Basic - In-use tongs stored on oven door handle between uses.
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit.
  • Basic - Nonfood-grade plastic to-go/thank you bags used in direct contact to store food.
  • Basic - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food thawed at room temperature.
  • Basic - Single-service articles not stored inverted or protected from contamination.
  • Basic - Wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.
  • Basic - Wiping cloth/towel used under cutting board. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Container of medicine improperly stored. Nasal spray with single service items
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food in walk-in cooler. Raw chicken over cooked prked and chicken
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing.
  • Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. **Corrected On-Site**
6/7/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint. **Repeat Violation**
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor, bus tub of ribs under wok line. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair, interior part of door on 2 door stand up reach in cooler- foam insulation is exposed.
  • Critical - Observed raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit/during preparation, sheet pan of raw chicken stored over set pan of raw beef in the walk in freezer.
12/27/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures.- walkin cooler Corrected On Site.- thermastat was not on proper setting-operator adjusted and walkin cooler is in compliance
  • Multiuse food-contact surface not smooth, free of breaks/cracks/chips/pits/crevices.- food containers cracked
  • Observed clean utensils/equipment stored in dirty drawers, racks, vestibules or toilet rooms, or between equipment/walls.- utensils on egg cartons- Corrected On Site.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical - Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. 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.-rice- Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.- eggrolls, rice, chicken and shrimp held at 48-50 degrees in the walkin cooler- operator discarded
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food thawed at room temperature.- beef- Corrected On Site.
  • Observed single-service articles improperly stored.- togo containers not stored inverted Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous food due to temperature abuse (see Stop Sale Notice).
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
7/25/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. Rice pan and scrubby in sink basin.
  • Hood filters are not tight-fitting and firmly held in place - leaving open spaces.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint. Male cooking today.
  • Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage-grocery style plastic bags holding cooked pork.
  • Critical - Observed unlabeled spray bottle. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed utensils stored in crevices between equipment-clever.
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses-one on counter, one on cookiline.
6/22/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
2/7/2012Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated grease. Several filters in most used area of wok station, heavily soiled.
  • Critical - Observed dented/rusted can. #10 can of bamboo shoots-stop sale issued.
  • Critical - Observed food employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. Andy/cook with linked watch on arm. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. Sterilite flip top container in use for breaded shrimp.
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Several items in walk-in cooler. Advised on working container at a time. Multiple uncovered pans of same item not acceptable.
  • Critical - Pesticide use not in accordance with manufacturer's directions. Can of raid found on shelf in rear of facility, burried under stuff. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical - Stop Sale issued due to adulteration of food product. #10 can of bamboo shoots heavily dented at joints.
2/7/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
11/29/2011Routine - FoodCall Back - Extension given, pending
  • Critical - Bare hand contact employee prepping green peppers.
  • Bare hand contact w/o (aop) alt. Operating Procedure.
  • Bucket in rice cooker- bucket cut to fit in.
  • Critical - Can of hot shot at front counter.
  • Chicken wings and eggrolls stored un-covered in walk in cooler.
  • Cutting boards no longer smooth-heavily grooved and stained.
  • Egg rolls holding at 44-45f.
  • Hand wash sink handles heavily soiled.
  • Hood filters moderately soiled with grease.
  • In use utensils in 90 water at steam table.
  • In use utensils stored on egg crates.
  • Critical - No proof of Training for wen-lin.
  • Stop sale for above egg rolls.
11/28/2011Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Violation: 24-10-1 Observed utensils stored in crevices between equipment, cleaver between prep table and reach in cooler. Cook corrected on site during callback inspection.
1/3/2011Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Observed torn packages/bags of food exposing the contents to contamination, dry food storage bags with top half torn off in the dry food storage shelf.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint, cook with loose unrestrained hair.
  • Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable, cloth towel under cutting board. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed utensils stored in crevices between equipment, cleaver between cookline equipment. Repeat Violation. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times, warewashing area handwash sink has a pot in the basin.
1/3/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Observed establishment using wood (other than a hard, close-grained wood) as a food-contact surface, section of unsealed plywood used as a shelf in the walk in cooler.
  • Observed equipment in poor repair, foil covering interior of reach in cooler door is torn and insulation is exposed. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of soiled material on racks in the reach-in cooler, 2 door unit near fryers.
  • Observed utensils stored in crevices between equipment, cleaver between prep table and reach in cooler.
  • Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated dust/mold like substance, walk in cooler fan motor covers.
  • Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle.
  • Critical. Observed expired Food Manager Certification.
10/26/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor, bus tub of chicken at the prep area. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint, cook.
  • Observed equipment in poor repair, interior of 2 door reach in cooler, insulation is exposed.
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times, utensils in dish area handwash sink.
  • Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated dust, walk in cooler fan motor cover.
  • Observed dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers, bathroom.
  • Hood not cleaned to bare metal prior to surfaces becoming heavily contaminated with grease or oily sludge, area over wok line. For reporting purposes only.
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers, rear prep area.
4/29/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed dented/rusted cans, baby corn and oyster sauce.
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed in standing water, still frozen brick of shrimp sitting in bucket of standing water.
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair, cook line unit.
  • Observed small rectangle shaped cutting board near fryers has a large hole melted in the middle of it.
  • Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated dust, walk in cooler fan motor cover.
  • Observed dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers, restroom.
  • Hood not cleaned to bare metal prior to surfaces becoming heavily contaminated with grease or oily sludge. For reporting purposes only.
8/4/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 4/20/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 10/15/2008Complaint FullInspection Completed - No Further Action

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