Checkers #3276, 1000 Ponce De Leon, Saint Augustine, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: CHECKERS #3276
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 1000 Ponce De Leon, Saint Augustine, FL 32084
License #: 6501205
Total inspections: 14
Last inspection: 8/13/2013

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Equipment in poor repair. Walk in cooler not able to maintain TCS items at or above 41F. All TCS items in cooler over 41F. Thermometer reads over 60F.
  • Basic - Hole in wall. By ice machine.
  • Basic - Wall in disrepair. Multiple tiles broken throughout establishment.
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Beef 54F, chili 52F, cheese 54F in walk in cooler.
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance inside the ice bin. Ice machine by walk in freezer.
8/13/2013Routine - FoodCall Back - Admin. complaint recommended
  • Basic - Equipment in poor repair. Walk in cooler not able to maintain TCS items at or above 41°F. All TCS items in cooler over 41°F. Thermometer reads over 60°F.
  • Basic - Hole in wall. By ice machine.
  • Basic - Wall in disrepair. Multiple tiles broken throughout establishment.
  • Basic - High Priority - Dead roaches on premises. 5 dead roaches found. 2 by chemical storage, 1 in employee restroom, 1 under managers desk, 1 by hand sink by exit door.
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Beef 54°F, chili 52°F, cheese 54°F in walk in cooler.
  • High Priority - Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. 12 live roaches found in back of establishment in between tiles by chemical storage and employee restroom.
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance inside the ice bin. Ice machine by walk in freezer.
8/12/2013Routine - FoodEmergency order recommended
  • Basic - Ceiling in disrepair. By water heater. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Employee personal items stored with or above food, clean equipment and utensils, or single-service items. Above customer food in walk in cooler. Moved by manager. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Wall in disrepair. Tiles on wall damaged near hand sinks and order windows.
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food in walk-in cooler. Bacon over hot dogs in walk in cooler. Moved by manager. **Corrected On-Site**
1/23/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. Reach in cooler on make line. Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical - Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine. Ice machine by pick up window.
  • Observed hole in ceiling. In room with water heater.
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Shell eggs over hot dogs in walk in cooler.
  • Critical - Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Cheese hot holding on make line at 130 F. Voluntarily discarded by manager.
  • Water treatment device has not been inspected or serviced according to manufacturer's instructions. Last inspection in 2010 per device.
9/24/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - No chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. INCORRECT TEST STRIPS
  • Critical - Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. WASHING EQUIPMENT Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed toxic item stored by food. OVER CONDIMENTS Corrected On Site.
4/9/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Violation: 05-09-1 No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. Make table.
  • Violation: 15-31-1 Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair. Handwash sink near drive thru separating from wall. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical - Violation: 53B-07-1 Employee training provided by unapproved provider. Refer to www.myflorida.com/dbpr for more details. Servsafe not an approved provider.
1/20/2012Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical - Employee training provided by unapproved provider. Refer to www.myflorida.com/dbpr for more details. Servsafe not an approved provider.
  • Critical - Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification.
  • Critical - No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. Make table.
  • No suitable facilities provided to store employee clothing and other possessions. Employee shirt on top of single service items. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed buildup of slime 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. Before gloves.
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair. Handwash sink near drive thru separating from wall. Repeat Violation.
11/4/2011Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Equipment or utensils not designed or constructed in a durable manner. Pan with no handle used to scoop ice from ice machine.
  • Critical - Food Service Manager not certified after 30 days of employment. Evette Williams.
  • Critical - Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. By entrance door.
  • Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated dust. Vent over sandwich make line.
  • Critical - Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. A knife in one and a green pad in the other one.
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair, right side hand wash sink is separating from the wall.
  • Critical - Vacuum breaker mising at hose bibb. At mop sink.
3/7/2011Routine - 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. SLICED CHEESE
  • Critical. Reheated food for hot holding not reaching 165 degrees Fahrenheit within 2 hours. MAKE SURE CHILI REACHES 165 AT STEAM TABLE. WATER AT STEAM TABLE ONLY READ 140.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. CHICKEN IN WALK IN FREEZER
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice. Corrected On Site.
  • Water treatment device has not been inspected or serviced according to manufacturer's instructions. FILTER STATES A DATE OF 11/19/07
  • Hood filters are not tight-fitting and firmly held in place - leaving open spaces. For reporting purposes only. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. SHELVING ON COOKLINE
  • Observed gaskets with slimy/mold-like build-up. WALK IN COOLER GASKETS
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried. DISHES STACKED BEFORE COMPLETELY DRY ( "WET NESTING")
  • Drain cover(s) missing.
  • Critical. Hand sink missing at dishwashing machine or area. IF HANDWASHING VIOLATIONS NOTED ON FUTURE INSPECTIONS, HANDSINK MAY BE REQUIRED TO BE INSTALLED
  • Critical. Observed live flies in kitchen.
  • Observed hole in wall. THROUGHOUT ESTABLISHMENT
  • Observed wall in disrepair. THROUGHOUTAND BASEBOARDS BROKEN IN SEVERAL DIFFERENT PLACES
  • Critical. Observed toxic item stored by food. GLASS CLEANER ON TOP OF SODA Corrected On Site.
7/22/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
5/24/2010Routine - FoodAdmin. Complaint Callback Complied
  • Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. IN COOLER AND WALKINCOOLER Corrected On Site.
  • Water treatment device has not been inspected or serviced according to manufacturer's instructions. BACK STOREROOM DATE 2007
  • Observed equipment in poor repair. FREEZER LID CRACKED
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair. NUMEROUS THROUGHOUT , FREEZER , REACHIN COOLERS Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. FREEZER)
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. HOODFILTERS
  • Observed single-service articles improperly stored. ITEMS NOT INVERTED
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. MISSING FAUCET HANDLE AT HANDWASH SINK Repeat Violation.
  • Observed hole in wall. UNDER HANDSINK
  • Wall not smooth and easily cleanable. MISSING AND CRACKED TILES IN KITCHEN . BY HANDSINK AND FRYER Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Electrical outlet missing cover plate. For reporting purposes only. BY FRONTLINE HANDWASH SINK Repeat Violation.
3/2/2010Routine - FoodAdministrative complaint recommended
  • Violation: 37-09-1 Wall not smooth and easily cleanable. NUMEROUS MISSING AND CRACKED TILES IN KITCHEN BY FRYER Repeat Violation.
12/11/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. FRONTLINE COOLERS Repeat Violation.
  • Observed in-use utensil stored in unclean water at or above 135 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair. NUMEROUS AT FRONTLINE Repeat Violation.
  • Nonfood-contact equipment not designed and constructed in a durable manner. MISSING SIN STOPPER IN THREE COMPARTMENT SINK Repeat Violation.
  • Hood filters are not tight-fitting and firmly held in place - leaving open spaces. For reporting purposes only. HOODFILTERS WITH GAPS IN FILTERS
  • Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. LOOSE FAUCETS AT HANDSINK Repeat Violation.
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. CONDENSATION DRIPPING FROM AIRCONDITIONER VENTS THROUGHOUT Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed bathroom facility in disrepair. BROKEN AIR VENT IN BATHROOMS
  • Observed floor area(s) covered with standing water. NUMEROUS AREAS THROUGHOUT
  • Wall not smooth and easily cleanable. NUMEROUS MISSING AND CRACKED TILES IN KITCHEN BY FRYER Repeat Violation.
  • Light not functioning. BY COOKLINE
  • Critical. Electrical outlet missing cover plate. For reporting purposes only. FRONTLINE AND BY RESTROOM
9/22/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
No report available. 4/20/2009Food-Licensing InspectionInspection Completed - No Further Action

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