Currents, 200 E Tarpon Ave, Tarpon Springs, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: CURRENTS
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 200 E Tarpon Ave, Tarpon Springs, FL 34689
License #: 6211664
Total inspections: 12
Last inspection: 1/2/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. Sugar bin under prep table
  • Basic - Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting. Near dishmachine
  • Basic - Single-service articles not stored inverted or protected from contamination. Foil pans, top shelf near dishmachine
  • Basic - Wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. Dishmachine area
  • Basic - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Flour bin under prep table
  • High Priority - Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Discontinue use of dishmachine for sanitizing and set up manual sanitization until dishmachine is repaired and sanitizing properly.
  • High Priority - Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. Croutons
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Storing ice and fruit, bar
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Various food in walk in cooler **Corrected On-Site**
1/2/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair.(on cooks line)
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler/freezer shelves with rust that has pitted the surface.
  • High Priority - Vacuum breaker missing at hose bibb.(outside hose)
  • Intermediate - No proof of required state approved employee training provided for any employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. No employee training manuals or completed training cards provided for any staff.
7/11/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Food stored on floor. Bottle water, near ice machine
  • Basic - Wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. Dishmachine
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Bar
  • Basic - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Sugar, under prep table next to handsink
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Sani bucket in sink, near cookline
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Various cooked food in walk in cooler
3/29/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
2/19/2013Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Shelves in kitchen
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. Fryer cover
  • Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled.kitchen **Corrected On-Site**
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Kitchen
11/27/2012Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried. plastic food containers near dishmachine
  • Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. raw chicken over vegetables in walk in cooler
  • Critical - Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets. bar
  • Wet mop not hung to dry.
2/16/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. boxes of wine in walk in cooler
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in freezer soiled with accumulation of food residue. next to walk in cooler
  • Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning.
  • Critical - Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets. bar
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. cooked tatoes in walk in cooler
10/24/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Hood filters are not tight-fitting and firmly held in place - leaving open spaces. For reporting purposes only. Corrected On Site.
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. tongs stored on oven handle, cookline Corrected On Site.
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
  • Observed clean utensils/equipment stored in dirty container, back prep table near slicer Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning. dishwashing area
  • Observed open dumpster lid. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed utensils in poor condition. nonhandled container in bulk flour , kitchen Corrected On Site.
6/8/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. metal container in kitchen handsink
  • Hood filters are not tight-fitting and firmly held in place - leaving open spaces. For reporting purposes only.
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. tongs on oven handle
  • Critical - No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. reach in cooler
  • Critical - Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning. metal pans in dishwashing area and plastic pans on shelf in kitchen
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated grease. cookline
  • Critical - Portable fire extinguisher not fully charged. For reporting purposes only.
  • Critical - Portable fire extinguisher not properly mounted at least 4 inches off the floor and the top no higher than 5 feet off the floor. For reporting purposes only. class K on floor near kitchen handsink
2/7/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. boxes of pork, vegetables in walk in cooler
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. bag of onions, boxes of lettuce and bread crumbs, kitchen
  • Hood filters are not tight-fitting and firmly held in place - leaving open spaces. For reporting purposes only. missing filter
  • Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning. plastic and metal containers on shelf in kitchen and dishwashing areas
  • Critical. Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength.
  • Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.glass door reach in cooler behind bar
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. top of dishmachine
  • Observed clean utensils/equipment stored in dirty drawers, racks, vestibules or toilet rooms, or between equipment/walls. ice scoop stored on top of ice machine Corrected On Site.
  • Faucet/handle in disrepair at plumbing fixture.for cold water at bar handsink
  • Observed open dumpster lid. broken lid
  • Observed garbage on the ground and/or pad around dumpster.
  • Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. gap in side door in dishwashing area
  • Critical. Portable fire extinguisher not fully charged. For reporting purposes only. behind bar and at side door of dining area
  • Critical. Portable fire extinguisher not properly mounted at least 4 inches off the floor and the top no higher than 5 feet off the floor. For reporting purposes only. class K on floor under kitchen handsink
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
10/29/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided. Corrected On Site.
  • In-use utensil not stored with handle above the top of potentially hazardous food and the container. tongs on stove handles Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed food employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands and the establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure. employee cutting mushrooms Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. prep table near center kitchen
  • Hood filters are not tight-fitting and firmly held in place - leaving open spaces. For reporting purposes only. missing filter
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled. kitchen
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. bar
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. mens restroom
  • Observed open dumpster lid. broken lid
  • Observed garbage on the ground and/or pad around dumpster.
  • Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. kitchen exit door
  • Floors not maintained smooth and durable. uneven wooden flooring in kitchen
  • Critical. Portable fire extinguisher not properly mounted at least 4 inches off the floor and the top no higher than 5 feet off the floor. For reporting purposes only. near kitchen exit door
  • Critical. Observed extension cord in use for non-temporary period. For reporting purposes only. bar
  • Critical. Electrical outlet missing cover plate. For reporting purposes only. at linen station
  • Critical. License expired within 30 days after expiration date. renewal sent and check # 1396 cleared per operator
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. kitchen
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
2/9/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Hood filters not equipped with a drip tray. For reporting purposes only.
  • Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning. plastic containers on shelf back kitchen
  • Critical. Quaternary ammonium sanitizer not at proper minimum strength for manual warewashing. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed build-up of dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. fan covers in walkin cooler
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried. plastic containers on shelf, dishwashing area.
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. urinal in mens room overflow
  • Critical. Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. bar Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed urinal functioning improperly.
  • Critical. No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment. Pro
7/9/2009Food-Licensing InspectionInspection Completed - No Further Action

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