Darla's Restaurant, 12350 Palm Beach Blvd, Fort Myers, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: DARLA'S RESTAURANT
Address: 12350 Palm Beach Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33905
Type: Permanent Food Service
License #: 4605168
Total inspections: 8
Last inspection: 01/20/2011

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

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  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. Boxes of food stored on floor in walkincooler .
  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. Employee cutting raw onions with bare hands .
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled. Microwave at end of cookline . Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of slime like substance in the interior of ice machine. Pink slimelike substance inside of icemachine removeable with alcohol swab.
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. At handsink by back door, cold water works properly .
  • Critical. License expired more than 30 days, but not more than 60 days, after expiration date.
01/20/2011Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Small plastic bin on top of reachinfreezer across from stove with powderlike substance inside unlabled .
  • Critical. Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. 0ppm Chlorine .
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical. Observed soil buildup inside ice bin. Removeable with alcohol swab. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. Handsink by cookline. Repeat Violation.
09/15/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Pancake batter kept at room temperature 77F. Placed in cooler between uses. Corrected On Site. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed in an improper manner. Hamburger thawing at room temp on prep table next to standing reachin freezer in kitchen .
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Un covered food in walkincooler soup, fried chicken , veggies.
  • In-use utensil not stored with handle above the top of nonpotentially hazardous food and the container. Large clear bin of sugar in hallway with scoop handle in product.
  • Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. Observed employee put on gloves without washing hands . Corrected On Site. Told them to wash properly.
  • Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine. pinklike substance Removeable with alcohol swab.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Observed foodlike and soillike buildup on floor of walkin cooler.
  • Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Large 2 compartment handsink in kitchen by dishmachine . Used as dump/prep sink.
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. At handsink by 3 compartment sink.
  • Critical. Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory. At handsink by 3 compartment sink.
07/22/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Violation: 15-31-1 Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair. lids on reachin freezers in storage area next routine inspectiion
4/12/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Observed shell eggs in use or stored with cracks or broken shells. cookline cooler
  • Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. potatoes holding at 94 degress F. on cookline. Corrected On Site. product reheated on grill
  • Critical. Stem type thermometer not within the intended measuring range of use. need 0-220 F.
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. raw eggs stored over cut vegetables in cookline cooler
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. wing sauces on cookline
  • Critical. Observed employee handling soiled equipment or utensils then engage in handling clean equipment or utensils without washing hands. dishwasher
  • Observed a nonfood-grade basting brush used in food. metal brush in butter on cookline
  • Observed ripped/torn tin foil used as shelf cover. cookline
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair. lids on reachin freezers in storage area
  • Critical. No chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. need chlorine
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. prep area
  • Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets. cookline
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled. cookline
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener, toasters, and electric mixer in prep area.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of soiled material on racks in the walk-in cooler.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in freezer soiled with accumulation of food residue. cookline
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. shelving and sides of equipment on cookline
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. hood system and filters on cookline
  • Observed build-up of debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. fan on cookline
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. unused salad cooler
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor. lids in storage area
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. front counter
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. dish area and front counter
  • Critical. Observed screen in door torn/in poor repair. back door
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated grease. cookline
  • Observed ceiling tiles in disrepair. water damage in storage area
  • Critical. Portable fire extinguisher blocked/not easily accessible. K class. For reporting purposes only.
  • Critical. Hood suppression system tag out-of-date. For reporting purposes only.
  • Critical. Portable fire extinguisher tag out-of-date. For reporting purposes only.
2/9/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. toast Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. when changing gloves 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. toast Corrected On Site.
  • Wiping cloth chlorine sanitizing solution beyond maximum strength. Corrected On Site.
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. cutting board
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. hood filters
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. fan in kitchen
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. front counter area
  • Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. crusted food debris kitchen Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. kitchen
  • Critical. Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory. kitchen
  • Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. kitchen back screen door
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated grease. kitchen cookline
  • Observed ceiling in disrepair. office
  • Observed ceiling in disrepair. tiles storage area
  • Hood not cleaned to bare metal prior to surfaces becoming heavily contaminated with grease or oily sludge. For reporting purposes only.
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. above reach-in freezer
7/30/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 5/20/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 1/13/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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