Giovannis Pizza & Pasta, 3900 Northlake Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: GIOVANNIS PIZZA & PASTA
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 3900 Northlake Blvd, Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33403
License #: 6018965
Total inspections: 18
Last inspection: 11/03/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Build-up of grease/dust/debris on hood filters.
  • Basic - Employee personal items stored in or above a food preparation area. Cell phone in prep area. Manager removed cell phone from prep area. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to being blocked by garbage can. Front HWS BY PIZZA area. Manager removed garbage can from HWS area. **Corrected On-Site**
11/03/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Food not stored at least 6 inches off of the floor. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Employee failed to wash hands before putting on new set of gloves to work with food.
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food in walk-in cooler. Raw shelled Eggs over large open containers of that was cooling **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Clam/mussel/oyster tags not marked with last date served.
  • Intermediate - Cutting board(s) stained.
6/12/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface.stove top
  • Basic - Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in walk-in cooler/freezer.
  • Basic - Clean knives/utensils stored in crevices between equipment.
  • Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable.COOKSLINE AND REACHIN
  • Basic - In-use utensil stored in sanitizer between uses.
  • Basic - Stored food not covered in walk-in cooler.
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
  • High Priority - Pizza/calzone/stromboli hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit.CHEESE PIZZA 78°. Less than 1 hr
  • Intermediate - Clam/mussel/oyster tags not marked with last date served.
  • Intermediate - Cutting board(s) stained/soiled.COOKSLINE AND SMALL REACHIN ACROSS WIC
  • Intermediate - Establishment not maintaining clam/mussel/oyster tags for 90 days.
  • 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 MEATBALLS,SAUSAGE,COLD,SLICED DELI MEATS
  • Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled.
9/23/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit.
  • Basic - Unnecessary items on the premise.cardboard boxes and number 10 cans near back door
  • Basic - Wet mop not stored in a manner to allow the mop to dry.
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
  • Basic - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.white substance
  • High Priority - Live, small flying insects in food preparation area.
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food.raw chicken over veges. Cooksline
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface.stove top
  • Intermediate - Cutting board(s) stained/soiled.
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times.CARTONS OF CANNED TOMATOES BLOCKING SINK
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing.
  • Intermediate - No chlorine chemical test kit provided when using chlorine sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine.
  • Intermediate - No metal stem-type thermometer provided to measure temperature of food products.
  • Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. **Corrected On-Site**
3/13/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times.TRASH CAN BLOCKS
  • Critical - No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.
  • Nonfood-contact equipment not designed and constructed in a durable manner.MOTOR GUARD MISSING 2dr REACHIN
  • Critical - Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Critical - Observed dented/rusted cans.LID DENTED #10 TOMATOES
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.FOOD HANDLER
  • Critical - Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.WHITE CUTTING BOARDS
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food.RAW EGGS OVER RTE WALKIN
  • Observed single-service articles improperly stored.FOIL TO GO CONTAINERS
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area.WALKIN
  • Observed utensils stored in crevices between equipment. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked.SLICED DELI MEATS COOKED SAUSAGE WALKIN
  • Critical - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.WHITE SUBSTANCE
8/16/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. walkin freezer .
  • Critical - Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. collander/food debris - kitchen .
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice. ice machine .
  • Critical - Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. luncheon meats/cheeses - walkin cooler .
  • Critical - Observed sanitizing solution exceeding the maximum concentration allowed. chlorine greater than 200 ppm - sanitizer bucket .
  • Observed utensils stored in crevices between equipment. knives .
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. multiple containers - walkin cooler .
2/2/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. kitchen .
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical - Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method. large vat of broth - walkin cooler . advised chillstix/shallow containers/ice baths.
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice. ice machine .
  • Critical - Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. sliced cheese and luncheon meats - walkin cooler .
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. multiple containers - walkin cooler .
  • Wet mop not hung to dry.
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. sanitizer bucket not set up . Corrected On Site.
10/18/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. - cookline
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. onions - walkin cooler .
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice. ice machine .
  • Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical - Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. packages of sliced luncheon meat/cheese - walkin cooler .
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. shell eggs over sauses/cheese - walkin cooler .
  • Critical - Observed toxic item stored by food. containers of sugar stored with containers of bleach. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. multiple containers of cooked pasta - walkin cooler .
6/13/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom.
  • Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. kitchen .
  • Critical - Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical - Observed improper vertical separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods. shell eggs over bread and sauce - walkin cooler .
  • Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical - Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. luncheon meat bodies and slices - walkin cooler.
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. undersurface of soda nozzles housing .
  • Observed single-service articles improperly stored. aluminum pans not inverted - dry storage area.
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. sanitizer bucket not set up.
3/7/2011Routine - 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. sliced luncheon meats & luncheon meat bodies - walkin cooler .
  • Critical. Observed raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit/during preparation. chicken over pork & seafood - walkin cooler .
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. shell eggs over cheeses & sauces - walkin cooler .
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice. ice machine .
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical. Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. 0ppm. service call advised . use 3 compartment sink until repaired .
  • Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. lemon wedges & ice - kitchen .
  • Critical. Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. kitchen .
10/18/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. containers of cooked pasta - walkin cooler .
  • Critical. Observed raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit/during preparation. raw chicken over beef - walkin cooler .
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. shell eggs over cheese - walkin cooler .
  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. assembling salads. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice. ice machine .
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. kitchen .
6/1/2010Routine - 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. luncheon meat bodies - WIC.
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. containers of cooked pasta - WIC.
  • Critical. Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method. large cambro containers of sauce - WIC. advised shallow containers/chillstix/ice baths.
  • Critical. Observed improper vertical separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods. shell eggs over produce - WIC.
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice. ice machine .
  • Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical. Observed toxic item stored by food. air freshner .
1/7/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. multiple items - WIC.
  • Critical. Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method. large containers of sauces - WIC. advised shallow containers/ chillstix.
  • Critical. Observed raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit/during preparation. raW chicken over raw beef - WIC.
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. shell eggs over dairy products - WIC.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical. Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom.
8/25/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 4/22/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 2/19/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
No report available. 10/31/2008Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 9/5/2008Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 8/12/2008Routine - FoodWarning Issued

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