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 - Current Vending Machine sticker/license not displayed.
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 - Observed shell eggs received in a unit not maintaining an ambient air temperature of 45 degrees Fahrenheit.on libe 2 left. Timetemp in use but no marking done
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
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • Critical - Chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength for manual warewashing.Manuallly sanitize dishes until fixed
  • Critical - Displayed food not properly protected from contamination.under jacket
  • Equipment or utensils not designed or constructed in a durable manner.glass broken in beer cooler
  • Critical - Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.
  • Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.
  • Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.dish
  • Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated grease.rear door
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.dry storage
  • Critical - Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.knives on clean rack
  • Critical - Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.microwave
  • Critical - Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.utensil bucket Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.warmer tray
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.server cooler
  • Critical - Observed packaged food not labeled as specified by law.water
  • Observed personal care item stored with food.cigarettes ,glasses
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over cooked food.oysters over lobster
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food.oysters over fruit salad
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area.no cover on food
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area.shrimp in walk in
  • Critical - Observed unlabeled spray bottle.blue chemical
  • Critical - Observed unlabeled spray bottle.purple
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris.
  • Plumbing system in disrepair.dish
  • Critical - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.oil on prep box
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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