Delectables Fine Catering, 969 Virginia Ave, Palm Harbor, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: DELECTABLES FINE CATERING
Type: Catering
Address: 969 Virginia Ave, Palm Harbor, FL 34683-5237
License #: 6213719
Total inspections: 16
Last inspection: 09/18/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Ceiling tile missing. Dry storage office area
  • Basic - Dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers.
  • Basic - Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting.
  • Basic - Light shield damaged/in disrepair. Dry storage area
  • Basic - Rubber/plastic/vinyl spatula cracked/chipped.wire whip with wires missing
  • Basic - Single-service articles not stored inverted or protected from contamination.french fries trays in dry storage **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Soil residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. Cake flour container
  • Basic - Wall soiled with accumulated food debris. Cookline area
  • Basic - Water leaking from faucet/faucet handle. Faucets 3-com sink
  • Intermediate - Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of foodborne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items.
  • Intermediate - Cutting board(s) stained/soiled.
09/18/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Alternative Operating Procedure for bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat food not reviewed annually by the operator.
  • Basic - Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Bottle water on prep table across from walk in cooler #4
  • Basic - Employee personal items stored with or above food, clean equipment and utensils, or single-service items. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting. Near dish washing area
  • Basic - Stored food not covered in walk-in cooler. Cut vegetables, walk in cooler #1
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. On prep table **Repeat Violation**
  • High Priority - Wiping cloth sanitizing solution bucket stored near/on/above food preparation surface or food. On prep table
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food opened and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Cheese in walk in cooler #2
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Cooked pasta in walk in cooler #2
6/6/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Condensation or other drainage leaking from piping, walk in cooler # 4
  • Basic - Employee personal items stored with or above food, clean equipment and utensils, or single-service items. Front storage room
  • Basic - Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation.
  • Basic - In-use wet wiping cloth/towel used under cutting board.
  • Basic - Single-service articles not stored inverted or protected from contamination. Front storage area and large storage area
  • Basic - Stored food not covered in walk-in cooler# 4 **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Prep table near walk in cooler # 4
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine.
  • Intermediate - Employee rinsed cutting board in handwash sink. Near walk in cooler # 4
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to being blocked by fan **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing.towels, containers stored inside handsink, dishwashing area **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Nonfood-grade basting brush used in food. Inside sink near prep table - walk in cooler # 4 area
12/6/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Build-up of dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Large fan in dishwashing area
  • Basic - Single-service articles not stored inverted or protected from contamination. Front storage room **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Stored food not covered in chest freezer. Open bag of bread in Triple door freezer front kitchen **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Dented cans present. Can of artichoke and black beans, dry storage room - segregated for return **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine.
  • Intermediate - Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food opened and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. **Corrected On-Site**
4/11/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried.metal pans on shelf, dishwashing area
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Shelves in food prep areas and outer surface of doors at triple door reach in cooler **Corrected On-Site**
  • Critical - Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Critical - Observed dented cans of artichoke hearts, dry storage segregated for return **Corrected On-Site**
  • Observed dumpster overflowing garbage.
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. Containers of vegetables, walk in coolers **Corrected On-Site**
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice. Ice scoop stored on top of ice machine **Corrected On-Site**
  • Critical - Observed screen in door torn/in poor repair. Garage type door , back storage area
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Walk in cooler **Corrected On-Site**
12/17/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine. near walk in cooler
  • Critical - Observed employee wash hands with no soap. dishwasher Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer. walk in cooler #4
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in soiled with accumulation of food residue. bread storage , front prep area
3/26/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Violation: 29-09-1 Faucet/handle missing at plumbing fixture. under handsink in dishwashing area
10/28/2011Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Faucet/handle missing at plumbing fixture. under handsink in dishwashing area
  • Critical - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. dishwashing area
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. outer surface of microwave Corrected On Site.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. top of dishmachine Corrected On Site.
  • Observed clean utensils/equipment stored in dirty containers, front kitchen
  • Observed dumpster overflowing garbage. recycling dumpster Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed expired Food Manager Certification.
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. box of cereal, dry storage across from dishwashing area Corrected On Site.
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor. box of to-go containers, front storage room Corrected On Site.
8/24/2011Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical - Alternative Operating Procedure for bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat food not reviewed annually. 11/04/09
  • Critical - Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. 0ppm Corrected On Site.
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried. utensils in container on prep table near walk in cooler#4
  • Critical - Expired proof of required employee training provided.
  • Critical - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. papertowels in side handsink , dishwashing area Corrected On Site.
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. ice scoop stored on top of icemachine
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. boxes of bread in walk in freezer Corrected On Site.
  • Observed open dumpster lid.
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. beef over sauces, walk in cooler # 2 Corrected On Site.
  • Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination. to-go lids on shelf near walk in cooler #4 Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed unlabeled spray bottle. hanging on shelf in storage area
4/20/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. pasta , walk in cooler# 4 Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. open container of half and half, walk in cooler#1 Corrected On Site.
  • Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning. containers on shelf
  • Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine. between walk in coolers Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in freezer soiled with accumulation of food residue. prep area near cookline
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. lids of bulk containers on shelves, kitchen
  • Observed clean utensils/equipment stored in dirty containers on shelves in food prep area Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. handsink in dishwashing area
  • Plumbing system in disrepair.handsink in food prep area by office door *service scheduled for repair - employees use second handsink in food prep area until repair is complete
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. paper towel dispenser in handsink , dishwashing area Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. gaps in garage type door, back storage area
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris. cookline
1/7/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed dented cans.can of refried beans, apple filling and pears in dry storage room Corrected On Site. segrated for return
  • Critical. Observed employee improperly washing hands. employee washed hands with gloves on , back prep area near walk in cooler #4 Corrected On Site.
  • Observed utensils in poor condition. nonhandled container in bulk cheese in walk in cooler #1
  • Critical. Observed interior of warmer soiled. near walk in #4
  • Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
  • Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination. to-go containers in front storage room
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. handsink in dishwashing area
  • Observed water draining onto floor surface. walk in cooler #2
  • Critical. Observed the accumulation of dead or trapped birds, insects, rodents, or other pests, in control devices.
  • Critical. Observed live flies in kitchen.
  • Critical. Outer openings not protected and vermin and/or environmental cross-contamination present. back garage type door open
  • Observed floor area(s) covered with standing water. walk in cooler #2
  • Critical. Observed bug zapper present in food prep area.on top of warmer Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle.hanging at prep table near office window
9/29/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method. covered beef , walkin #4 at 94 degrees Corrected On Site. chicken at 55 degrees walkin cooler #2 Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. box of seafood walkin freezer Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. cut melon walkin Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. nonhandled container in bulk salt and pepper Corrected On Site.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical. No chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. quaternary
  • Observed detergent and sanitizer mixed together improperly and used for wiping cloths. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. holding box in deli area Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed interior of triple door reach-in freezer soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried. tubs storing utensils on shelves, kitchen
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor. boxes of lids and plates, storage room
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. large fan in front of handsink , dishwashing area
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. dishwashing area
  • Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found 1 roach on wall in dishwashing area
  • Critical. Observed the accumulation of approximately 8 dead roaches in control devices.under dishmachine
  • Critical. Observed the accumulation of flies in control devices.front kitchen
  • Critical. Observed live flies in kitchen.
  • Critical. Outer openings not protected and vermin and/or environmental cross-contamination present. back garage type door open
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated grease. cookline
5/12/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed shell eggs in use or stored with cracks or broken shells. walkin cooler # 1 Corrected On Site. discarded
  • Critical. Observed food with mold-like growth. shredded peppers, walkin cooler #4 Corrected On Site. discarded
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. sliced fruit in metal pan, walkin freezer #3 Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. , seafood , poutry, brownies, walkin cooler #4 Corrected On Site.
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
  • Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning. plastic containers on shelves by food prep area near cookline
  • Critical. Hand sink missing at dishwashing machine or area.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris. dishwashing area
11/4/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 4/28/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 9/16/2008Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 9/15/2008Routine - FoodWarning Issued

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