Restaurant: CHECKERS RESTAURANT
Address: 201 N Ft Harrison Ave, Clear Water, FL 33755
Type: Permanent Food Service
License #: 6211711
Total inspections: 4
Last inspection: 9/10/2009
Critical. Violation: 05-09-1 No conspicuously located thermometer in reachin cooler on cook's line
Violation: 38-04-1 Ten (10) foot-candles of light at least 30 inches from floor not provided in walk-in freezer--needs brighter bulb.---
Routine - Food
Call Back - Complied
Critical. Cooked meats or poultry not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above.--chicken wings/strips in drawers by fryers Corrected On Site.--new items cooked and drawers temperature turned up
Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in reachin cooler on cook's line
Observed ice scoop stored on soda drainboard--drivethru Corrected On Site.
Critical. Observed food employee (cook, dishwasher, wait staff, etc.) washing hands in a sink other than an approved hand wash sink.--in 3bay sink due to no soap at handsink Corrected On Site.--instructed employee to get handsoap
Hood filters are not tight-fitting and firmly held in place - leaving open spaces. For reporting purposes only.----at grill--all hood filters missing.
Plumbing system in disrepair==handsink hot water faucet handle missing---repair this immediately!
Critical. Handsink on cook's line lacking handsoap.
Observed water dripping from ceiling above left side of icemachine
Observed water leaking on floor from ceiling by right drivethru window--water leaking onto floor--not onto prep areas---THIS NEEDS REPAIR ASAP!!!--THIS IS A SAFETY ISSUE__FLOOR WET__AND THERE CANNOT BE ANY WATER DRIPPING ONTO FOOD PREPARATION SURFACES
Ten (10) foot-candles of light at least 30 inches from floor not provided in walk-in freezer--needs brighter bulb.
Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers.--front area By pickup window---by straws and above mopsink
Lights shields cracked/have holes throughout kitchen