Cocoa Expo Sports Center, 500 Friday Rd, Cocoa, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Address: 500 Friday Rd, Cocoa, FL 32926-3332
Type: Permanent Food Service
License #: 1502844
Total inspections: 5
Last inspection: 12/08/2010

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Inspection findings

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  • Critical. Self-service salad bar/buffet lacking adequate sneezeguards or other proper protection from contamination.for coutons and bacon bits. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed chemical buckets used to store powder sugar and flour. Corrected On Site.
  • Card board used as a shelf liner
  • Observed detergent and sanitizer mixed together improperly and used for wiping cloths.
  • Wiping cloth chlorine sanitizing solution not at proper minimum strength.over 200. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed moderatly encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Critical. Observed moderate buildup of soiled material on mixer head.
  • Cleaned and sanitized utincils not stored handle up
  • Observed single-service articles handled, displayed, or dispensed in a manner that allows for stirs.
  • Critical. Observed sanitizing solution exceeding the maximum concentration allowed. Corrected On Site.
12/08/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.Observed cooked foods ie beef stew cold holding 45 degrees Farenheit in front section of walk in cooler by door and other cooked foods 40 degrees Farenheit in rear section of same walk in cooler.Foods in front rapidly chilled in freezer.RECOMMEND ALL POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS BE STORED IN REAR SECTION OF COOLER AND RELOCATE ALL RAW UNWASHED PRODUCE TO FRONT SECTION OF UNIT. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above.Cooked rice was found hot holding at 124 degrees Farenheit on outside top of hot holding cabinet and cooked beef hash hot holding 128 degrees Farenheit at breakfast buffet.Operator immediately reheated rice to 165 degrees Farenheit and discarded hash from breakfast line that was closing after serving hours. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method.Observed a large 10 inch deep plastic container of cooked pasta cooling by front door in walkin cooler. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed bulk milk dispenser with dispensing tube improperly cut. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Corrected On Site.Bucket was almost empty.100 ppm chlorine.
  • Observed wall in disrepair with several holes in kitchen by storage shelves for trays.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. License expired within 30 days after expiration date.
4/8/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked for pasta salad made 9/23/09. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed build-up of grease on support table below flat grill.
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor below between cooking line.
  • Observed wall in disrepair in kitchen below slicer preparation table .
9/25/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 3/18/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 10/8/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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