El Taquito, 101 W Main St, Immokalee, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Business Info

Name: El Taquito
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 101 W Main St, Immokalee, FL 34142-3926
License #: 2101293
Total inspections: 14
Last inspection: 12/28/2010

Working hours:
  • Sunday: 06:00am - 09:00pm
  • Monday: 06:00am - 09:00pm
  • Tuesday: 06:00am - 09:00pm
  • Wednesday: 06:00am - 09:00pm
  • Thursday: 06:00am - 09:00pm
  • Friday: 06:00am - 09:00pm
  • Saturday: 06:00am - 09:00pm
Accepted credit cards: None
Primary contact: Leopoldo Salinas
Cuisine: Mexican
Reservations: Not accepted

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Critical. Violation: 53A-09-1 No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation. Repeat Violation.
12/28/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Admin. complaint recommended
  • Critical. Potentially hazardous food held under time as a public health control without time marking indicating 4-hour limit.
  • Critical. Probe-type thermometer not used to ensure proper food temperatures.
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. meat over rice Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Single-use gloves not changed as needed after changing tasks or when damaged or soiled.
  • Observed clean utensils/equipment stored in dirty drawers, racks, vestibules or toilet rooms, or between equipment/walls. knivea
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. main sink
  • Critical. Observed screen in window torn/in poor repair.
  • Observed ceiling soiled with accumulated food debris. over 3/c sink
  • Critical. License expired within 30 days after expiration date.
  • Critical. Hotel and Restaurant license not properly displayed.
  • Critical. No Certified Food Manager for establishment.
  • Critical. No list of certified food service managers available at the establishment.
  • Critical. Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification and no one certifed at this location.
  • Critical. No professional hygiene and/or foodborne illness training provided. 2 persons expired
12/28/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • No Violations Were Observed
09/30/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed in an improper manner. Beef thawed at room temp.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. Tomatoes , and other vegetables stored on floor in kitchen .
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. Lettuce over 3 compartment sink.
  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. Observed employee touch ready to eat tortillas with bare hands .Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on potato slicer.
  • Critical. Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory. At handsink in kitchen by reachincooler
  • Critical. Observed sanitizing solution exceeding the maximum concentration allowed. Santizer bucket and 3 compartment sink over 200ppm chlorine santizer concentration. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation. Repeat Violation.
07/30/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous food due to temperature abuse (see Stop Sale Notice).
  • Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening.
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. 3 containers of egg yolks out at room temp
  • Critical. Stem type thermometer not within the intended measuring range of use.
  • Critical. Thermometers not calibrated according to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. chicken prepping 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. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed food employee (cook, dishwasher, wait staff, etc.) washing hands in a sink other than an approved hand wash sink. no hot available at hand sink
  • Critical. Observed employee improperly washing hands. not long enough inadequate soap
  • Observed employee with ineffective hair restraint.
  • Critical. Food-contact surfaces not cleaned between contact with different raw animal products.
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink.
  • Drain cover(s) missing.
  • Critical. Observed live flies in kitchen. about 10
  • Critical. Person in charge failed to insure proper handwashing by employees.
  • Critical. Employees not informed of acceptable sanitary practices. monitoring temps
07/19/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • No Violations Were Observed
6/8/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Bins on flour like substance under prep table not labled.
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Reachin cooler in kitchen . 70F beef, 77F beans, 60 cheese, Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. Reachin cooler in kitchen . This violation must be corrected by : 6/8/10.
  • Critical. Chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength for manual warewashing. Sanitizer in 3 compartment sink approximately 0ppm
  • Observed utensils stored in crevices between equipment. Spatula stored between wall and prep table in kitchen .
  • Critical. Observed sanitizing solution exceeding the maximum concentration allowed. Santizer bucket in kitchen . over 200ppm
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
  • Critical. No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation. This violation must be corrected by : 8/9/2010.
6/4/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. beef reach-in cooler
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed at room temperature. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. reach-in 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. Corrected On Site.
  • In-use utensil not stored with handle above the top of potentially hazardous food and the container. handled of spoon in ground beef Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed employee switch from working with raw food to ready-to-eat food without washing hands. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. plastic grocey style bag beef
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of soiled material on racks in the reach-in cooler.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Critical. Observed evidence of mop/cleaning waste water dumped onto ground.
  • Critical. Vacuum breaker mising at hose bibb.
11/18/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Violation: 53A-20-2 Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification and no one certifed at this location. This violation must be corrected by : 06/16/2009.
9/10/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Violation: 53A-01-2 Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification. This violation must be corrected by : 06/16/2009.
  • Critical. Violation: 53A-07-1 No Certified Food Manager for establishment. This violation must be corrected by : 06/16/2009.
  • Critical. Violation: 53A-09-1 No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation. This violation must be corrected by : 06/16/2009.
  • Critical. Violation: 53A-19-1 Observed expired Food Manager Certification. Emilia Salinas. This violation must be corrected by : 06/16/2009.
  • Critical. Violation: 53A-20-2 Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification and no one certifed at this location. This violation must be corrected by : 06/16/2009.
8/31/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Extension given, pending
  • Critical. Violation: 53A-01-2 Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification. This violation must be corrected by : 06/16/2009.
  • Critical. Violation: 53A-07-1 No Certified Food Manager for establishment. This violation must be corrected by : 06/16/2009.
  • Critical. Violation: 53A-09-1 No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation. This violation must be corrected by : 06/16/2009.
  • Critical. Violation: 53A-19-1 Observed expired Food Manager Certification. Emilia Salinas. This violation must be corrected by : 06/16/2009.
  • Critical. Violation: 53A-20-2 Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification and no one certifed at this location. This violation must be corrected by : 06/16/2009.
8/4/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Extension given, pending
No report available. 6/22/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Extension given, pending
No report available. 4/17/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
No report available. 12/4/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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