Crystal River Seafood, 2721 N Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: CRYSTAL RIVER SEAFOOD
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 2721 N Monroe St, Tallahassee, FL 32303
License #: 4702657
Total inspections: 22
Last inspection: 07/16/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting. At clear plastic tubs on dish storage racks.
  • Basic - Wet mop not stored in a manner to allow the mop to dry. Left in mop bucket near mop sink. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Raw Mahi at cook line reach in cool,we held at 48°f, manager placed a bag of ice on product, bringing temperature to 42°f. **Corrected On-Site**
07/16/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Ceiling tile missing. In dry storage area.
  • Basic - Grease on the ground and/or pad around grease receptacle.
  • Basic - Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Dish washing area.
  • Basic - Soil residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. Soda machine at drive thru area, bottoms of drink dispenser.
3/12/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. Walls around stove top.
  • Basic - Buildup of food debris/soil residue on equipment door handles. At cook line. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Dishmachine not washing/rinsing properly. Must wash, rinse and sanitize all dishware, equipment and utensils in three-compartment sink until dishmachine is functioning properly. Dish machine reading at 0ppm. 50 ppm after operator changed chemical bucket. **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. At server area. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Hood soiled with accumulated grease.
  • Intermediate - Water filter not changed according to manufacturer's instructions. Near ice machine, marked as "replace by 10/25/2011" and drink machine at server area, marked as "replace by 4/18/2012".
12/18/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Accumulation of debris on exterior of warewashing machine.
  • Basic - Accumulation of food debris/soil residue on handwash sink. At cook line.
  • Basic - Attached equipment soiled with accumulated dust. Fan at dry storage area.
  • Basic - Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Hoods above fryers.
  • Basic - Ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers had accumulation of mold-like substance. At dry storage.
  • Basic - Cleaned and sanitized equipment or utensils not properly stored. Plates at cook line stored in liquid on counter. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Dishmachine has no data plate/operating specifications.
  • Basic - Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Above clean coffee cups at server station.
  • Basic - Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation.
  • Basic - Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting. At clear plastic tubs in dish storage area.
  • Basic - Floor tiles cracked, broken or in disrepair. At cook line.
  • Basic - Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable. Some Plates at cook line have chips/cracks, making them no longer cleanable.
  • Basic - Hood soiled with accumulated grease.
  • Basic - Shelf under preparation table soiled with food debris. At cook line, near red cooler(for hot potatoes).
  • Basic - Single-service articles improperly stored. 1-2 oz soufflé cups stored on unclean surface at cook line.
  • Basic - Soil residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. Tray at dry storage under onion slicer.
  • Basic - Stored food not covered in walk-in freezer. Crab legs. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. See temperatures.
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food in walk-in cooler. Raw flounder stored over cooked shrimp.
  • High Priority - Toxic substance/chemical improperly stored. Chemical cleaners stored next to fryer filter powder at dry storage. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance inside the ice bin. At wait station.
  • Intermediate - Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food at proper temperatures. Do not store potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food in this unit until the unit is capable of maintaining foods at 41 degrees Fahrenheit or colder. Reach in cooler at wait station.
  • Intermediate - Encrusted material on can opener blade.
  • Intermediate - Food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. Onion slicer in dry storage area.
  • Portable fire extinguisher gauge in red zone. For reporting purposes only. At cook line.
8/13/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
4/25/2013Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler/freezer shelves with rust that has pitted the surface.
  • Basic - Walk-in freezer gaskets soiled with slimy/mold-like build-up. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands - food was not being heated as a sole ingredient to 145 degrees F or immediately added to other ingredients to be cooked/heated to the minimum required temperature to allow bare hand contact. Establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure. Kitchen employee touched shrimp and hush puppies with bare hands.
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.dressings in ice cooler between 47? F and 53? F, not held more than 4 hours. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Soil residue on sugar scoop. **Corrected On-Site**
4/25/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
  • Observed expired Food Manager Certification. This violation must be corrected by 03/18/2013**Warning**
3/18/2013Routine - FoodCall Back - Extension given, pending
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
  • Observed expired Food Manager Certification. This violation must be corrected by 03/18/2013**Warning**
2/18/2013Routine - FoodCall Back - Extension given, pending
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Critical - Observed expired Food Manager Certification. **Warning**
  • Critical - Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. Stove top.
  • Critical - Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets. **Corrected On-Site**
  • plates/bowls not properly protected or inverted to prevent contamination. **Corrected On-Site**
12/20/2012Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical - Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures; reach in cooler holding at 60F.
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried; containers wet nesting on clean dish rack. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed employee apply gloves and handle food without washing hands.
  • Critical - Observed encrusted material on can opener. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit; mahi 59F, noodles 56F, and salmon 53F in reach in cooler. Manager voluntarily threw away.
7/10/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Observed build-up of mold-like substance on surface of nonfood-contact surface. tray on soda fountain. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed ceiling air vent soiled with accumulated dust in kitchen.
  • Critical - Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. flounder at 46 in walk in cooler. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed soil buildup inside soda fountain ice bin. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed unlabeled spray bottle. silver shine. Corrected On Site.
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. stored on cook line counter. Corrected On Site.
1/13/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Non-food contact surfaces clean
  • Non-food contact surfaces clean
  • Critical - Fire extinguishers - proper and sufficient
  • Critical - Food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils clean
  • Critical - Thermometers provided and conspicuously placed
9/16/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Floors not maintained smooth and durable, hole in floor in walk in freezer.
  • In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container, TONGS IN LETTUCE. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - No oyster warning sign with required language provided. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface, handwash sink next to oven.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface, on wall next to oven.
  • Observed dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers.
  • Observed old food stuck to clean dishware/utensils, slicer. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit/during preparation,GROUND BEEF STORED OVER FISH. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed soiled reach-in freezer gaskets. Corrected On Site.
4/14/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
1/18/2011Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. SUGAR. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. REACHIN COOLER ON THE COOKLINE. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed improper horizontal separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods. SHELLED EGGS & BROCCOLI. Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. VEGGIES IN WALKIN FREEZER. Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. SNOW CRAB IN WALKIN FREEZER. Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. HUSH PUPPY MIX IN WALKIN COOLER. 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. LEMONS ON COOKLINE. PREPPING PLATES. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense food that is not ready-to-eat. HUSH PUPPY MIX. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. CHANGING GLOVES.
  • Critical. Observed food employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands and the establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure. LEMONS. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical. Observed equipment and utensils not washed, rinsed and sanitized in the correct order in three-compartment sink. NO SANITIZER SINK SET UP.
  • Wiping cloth chlorine sanitizing solution not at proper minimum strength. TOO HIGH. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed soil buildup inside ice bin.
  • Observed open dumpster lid.
  • Observed personal care item & clothing stored with food.
9/23/2010Routine - FoodAdministrative complaint recommended
  • Critical. Observed improper horizontal separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods; shell eggs next to milk.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor; three cases of fish to be returned to distributori in walk-in freezer.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area; corn dogs and crab legs in walk-in freezer.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area; stacked plates of rice in reach-in cooler. Corrected On Site.
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location; ice scoop on top of soda box. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
6/15/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. sugar
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed in an improper manner. in standing water
  • Critical. Observed improper horizontal separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods. shell eggs next to milk
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. bags of ice in walkin freezer
  • Critical. Observed uncovered tartar sauce in walkin cooler.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered corn and bread sticks in walkin freezer.
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. pepper Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. side of stove
  • Observed clean utensils/equipment stored in dirty container. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. fish in sink
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. cooks line
  • Observed grease accumulated on kitchen floor. by broiler
  • Hood not cleaned to bare metal prior to surfaces becoming heavily contaminated with grease or oily sludge. For reporting purposes only. above broiler
  • Light not functioning. Walkin freezer Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed toxic item stored by food. satin shine with bread Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle. Corrected On Site.
3/1/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Nonfood-contact equipment not designed and constructed in a durable manner.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface.pans /shelving
  • Critical. Observed toxic item stored in food preparation area.
8/18/2009Complaint FullInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed food employee touch bare body part then engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands.
  • Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface.filters
  • grease container not on proper pad.
  • Observed ceiling soiled with accumulated grease.
8/10/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 6/5/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 1/13/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 8/18/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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