Francisco's Mexican Restaurant, 2447 N Wickham Road #146 & #147, Melbourne, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Name: FRANCISCO'S MEXICAN RESTAURANT
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 2447 N Wickham Road #146 & #147, Melbourne, FL 32935
License #: 1505697
Total inspections: 17
Last inspection: 08/21/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in kitchen. Tub of nacho chips on floor under front counter **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Basic - Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in walk-in cooler. Tub of prepared sauce **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Basic - Clean cups/glasses not properly air dried - wet nesting. **Warning**
  • Basic - Floors not maintained smooth and durable. WIC floor seam is buckled. **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Basic - Ice buildup in chest freezer. **Warning**
  • Basic - Reach-in freezer gasket torn/in disrepair. **Warning**
  • Basic - Reach-in freezer interior side wall with rust that has pitted the surface. **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Basic - Stored food not covered in reachin freezer. Ice cream balls. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Basic - Wiping cloth sanitizing solution stored on the floor. Under front counter **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • High Priority - Employee failed to wash hands before putting on new set of gloves to work with food. Cook **Warning**
  • 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. Gal of reduced milk opened on 8/17 not date marked **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Next to walk in cooler **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
08/21/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Hood filters in disrepair. Hole in hood filters over cook line **Warning**
  • Basic - Open dumpster lid. **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Basic - Reach-in cooler shelves with rust that has pitted the surface. 2 door reach in next to WIC **Warning**
  • Basic - WIC floor seam not maintained smooth and durable. **Warning**
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler shelves with rust that has pitted the surface. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Cutting board(s) stained/soiled. At cook line **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Water filter not changed according to manufacturer''s instructions. Water filter not dated **Warning**
5/22/2014Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Basic - Accumulation of food debris/soil residue on handwash sink. **Warning**
  • Basic - Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. Bowl in bag of rice in storage area **Warning**
  • Basic - Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in kitchen. Tub of oil on kitchen floor at cook line **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Basic - Dead roaches on premises. 4 dead roaches on floor behind freezer chest in kitchen storage area 7 dead roaches behind wall posters in kitchen 1 dead roach behind wall picture in dining room **Warning**
  • Basic - Hood filters in disrepair. Hole in hood filters over cook line **Warning**
  • Basic - Ice scoop stored on top of dirty ice machine between uses.scoop found laying on top of ice machine in kitchen **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Basic - Open dumpster lid. **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Basic - Reach-in cooler shelves with rust that has pitted the surface. 2 door reach in next to WIC **Warning**
  • Basic - WIC floor seam not maintained smooth and durable. **Warning**
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler shelves with rust that has pitted the surface. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Pesticide/insecticide labeled for household use only present in establishment. Spray can of Raid ant and roach spray found under 3 bay sink **Warning**
  • High Priority - Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Found 6 live roaches in between door gasket of upright single door freezer in kitchen storage area which is not in a food preparation area **Warning**
  • High Priority - Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with food. Spray bottle of windex and kitchen cleaner found hanging on shelf next to #10 cans in kitchen storage area **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of encrusted food debris on/around mixer head. **Warning**
  • 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. Gallon of milk in RIC opened on 5/20/14 **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Cutting board(s) stained/soiled. At cook line **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. Plastic jugs stored at HWS next to walk in cooler **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Cleaner stored in storage area **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Water filter not changed according to manufacturer's instructions. Water filter not dated **Warning**
5/21/2014Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Basic - Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in kitchen. Tub of oil by cooks line **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Clean utensils or equipment stored in dirty drawer or rack. Mixer attachments on shelf along with canned foods and paper supplies.
  • Basic - Employee drinking from an open beverage container in a food preparation or other restricted area. Red cup with water at cooks line **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Ice buildup in chest freezer and reach in freezer In kitchen area
  • Basic - Ice scoop handle in contact with ice. Ice machine in kitchen **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Lights not functioning in kitchen area near dish machine
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in reach-in cooler. 2 door cooler in kitchen
  • Basic - Open dumpster lid.
  • Basic - Storage of tools on shelf above or with food in kitchen area.
  • High Priority - All potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) foods in reach-in cooler cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Freshly prepared salsa and flan both prepared T 12 noon reading ambient 47° at 1:30 pm in 2 door refrigerator. Recommended that they be rapidly chilled to 41°. Temperature rechecked at 2:00 pm and found at 41°
  • High Priority - Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with food. Can of paint and cleaning chemicals on shelf along with canned food in kitchen
  • 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. Gallon of milk in 2 door cooler in kitchen opened on 1/19/14 **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Cutting board(s) stained/soiled. On cooks line
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to being blocked by soiled laundry bag in kitchen. **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Rack with silverware stored in HWS located in kitchen **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Heavy accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine in kitchen area
  • Intermediate - Interior of reach-in freezer moderately soiled with accumulation of food residue. **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Reach-in cooler not 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. 2 door reach in next to walk in cooler
1/21/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation.
  • Basic - Food debris/dust/grease/soil residue on exterior of microwave.
  • Basic - Food stored on floor. Bucket of chips
  • Basic - In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. Plastic Ramekins to scoop salsa in walkin cooler **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Wiping cloth sanitizing solution stored on the floor.
  • High Priority - Employee failed to wash hands before putting on new set of gloves to work with food.
  • 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. Milk
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. Mixer and soiled towel container blocking **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Beer tap draining into handsink and water not turned on. Manager will extend hose to drain into mop sink below.
  • Intermediate - Interior of reach-in freezer soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. To right of oven
  • Intermediate - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food left at room temperature to cool. Pork carnitas
  • Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Shelf with plates, bread and plastic wrap **Repeat Violation**
9/11/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. cook line hws blocked by soiled linen container
  • Observed dish sink loose from wall and sealant peeling
  • Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. Grocery bag used to hold fries
  • Critical - Observed unlabeled spray bottle.
  • Observed utensils stored in crevices between equipment. knife stored in gap on make cooler lid Corrected On Site.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. around caulk on sink
11/2/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Dish area Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.
  • Critical - Dish area and cook line Handwash sinks not accessible for employee use at all times.
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in cooler moderately soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Critical - Observed raw chicken in cook line make cooler not maintaining 41 degrees fahrenheit or below. Found at 46 degrees fahrenheit. recommended rapid chill Food container was overstocked. operator took corrective action reduced the ammount in the container. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed several water stained ceiling tiles in dining area
  • Observed wall moderately soiled with accumulated grease behind cooking equipment
  • Critical - Sink compartments too small to accommodate utensils or equipment. Observed employee wash large pot in mop sink
7/20/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Violation: 30-02-1 Vacuum breaker mising at hose bibb.y connection at mop sink.
1/12/2012Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical - Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory.cook line Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed container of medicine improperly stored. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in freezer heavily soiled with accumulation of food residue. Repeat Violation.
  • Observed personal care item stored with food.jackets and back pack
  • Critical - Observed raw beef and chicken cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.found at 45F over stocked recommend to rapud chill.educated on over filling Repeat Violation.
  • Critical - Observed raw chicken and beef not properly separated from each other in holding unit/during preparation.same pan Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed uncovered nachos in container under oven
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked.cooked beef,chicken in walkin cooler
  • Critical - Vacuum breaker mising at hose bibb.y connection at mop sink
1/11/2012Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried.cups wet nesting
  • Critical - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times.blocked by linen bag. Corrected On Site.
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location.ice scoop Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in freezer heavily soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Observed moderate build-up of food debris on wain cooler shelves
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.sour cream on cook line RIC over filled.recommend lower below rim and rapid cooling. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed wall moderatly soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.
7/19/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening.milk in sever RiC
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.white containers in the walkin cooler
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.raw beef 45F on cook line RIC
  • Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit.cook line RIC
  • Critical. Observed baggies raw chicken stored over baggies of raw beef in RIF
  • Critical. Observed baggies of raw beef over cooked shrimp in RIF. Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered bag of rice in dry storage.
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed spoon in contact with guacamoli
  • Water treatment device has not been inspected or serviced according to manufacturer's instructions.
  • Observed cook line cutting board moderately grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in freezer moderately soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried.cups at server station
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.dish area Repeat Violation. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory.kitchen Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
  • Observed personal care item stored with food.jackets back pack on dry storage shelf
  • Critical. Observed container of medicine improperly stored.
1/19/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Food thermometer not accurate within +/- 2 degrees Fahrenheit.reads 30F. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed saran wrapped raw chicken stored directy on saran wrapoed raw beef in RIF. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed saran wrapped raw pork stored directly on top of saran wrapped vegitables in RIF. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered ice cream balls in storage RIF. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands.not washing hands before appling gloves. Corrected On Site.
  • Water treatment device has not been inspected or serviced according to manufacturer's instructions.for icemachine
  • Wiping cloth chlorine sanitizing solution not at proper minimum strength.over 200 ppm Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Handwashing cleanser and paper towels lacking at handwashing lavatory.cook line
  • Critical. Outer openings not protected and vermin and/or environmental cross-contamination present.gap at back door Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed sanitizing solution exceeding the maximum concentration allowed.chlorine sanitizer over 200 ppm. Corrected On Site.
9/1/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.raw beef found at 47F in the top box of cook line RIC. Corrected On Site.recommend rapid chill
  • Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable.badly cracked.
  • Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation.gap at back door Repeat Violation.
  • Observed personal care item stored with food.back pack. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed toxic item stored by food. Corrected On Site.
4/28/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed bag of onions on the walkin cooler floor. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered taco shells top of cook line Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered icecream balls in upright freezer on cook line.
  • Critical. Observed missing audio alarm on dishmachine. Repeat Violation.
  • Observed open dumpster lid.
  • Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation.front door and back door gaps at the bottom.
  • 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.k class on floor in kitchen
9/22/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 6/17/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 1/6/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 9/26/2008Food-Licensing InspectionInspection Completed - No Further Action

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