Hitching Post, 1485 Hwy 419, Culuota, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: HITCHING POST
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 1485 Hwy 419, Culuota, FL 32766
License #: 6900062
Total inspections: 18
Last inspection: 10/09/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Intermediate - Raw/undercooked animal food offered and establishment has no written consumer advisory. Raw animal foods must be fully cooked prior to service. Provided one and posted **Corrected On-Site**
10/09/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Cardboard used to line food-contact shelves. Card board lining bottom of reach in cooler in kitchen **Warning**
4/14/2014Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Basic - Cardboard used to line food-contact shelves. Card board lining bottom of reach in cooler in kitchen **Warning**
  • Basic - No mop sink or curbed cleaning facility provided. Mop sink was removed **Warning**
2/12/2014Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Basic - Fan cover in walk-in cooler has accumulation of dust/debris.
  • Basic - Paper towel used as liner for food container. Paper towels in container of cooked steak **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Soil residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. Ice build up on bottom of reach in freezer freezer next to bag in box soda
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food in reach-in cooler. Raw shelled eggs over cooked foods in reach in cooler **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food marked with a date that exceeds 7 days after opening/preparation. Italian sausage dated marked from 7/10. PIC has discarded **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. Small ice machine
  • 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 chicken for chicken Philly subs not dated marked from 7/27/2013, cooked steak from 7/26
  • Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled.
7/30/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Case of single-service articles stored on floor in dry storage area. Box of single service drinking cups on floor at bar area
  • Basic - Fan cover in walk-in cooler has accumulation of dust/debris.
  • Basic - Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Reach-in cooler shelves with rust that has pitted the surface. Double door cooler
  • Basic - Wet mop not stored in a manner to allow the mop to dry.
  • Intermediate - Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Double door cooler has debris
3/29/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Light missing shield in kitchen by dry storage
  • Critical - No thermometer provided to measure temperature of food product.
  • Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.powder sugar
11/26/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Violation: 35B-04-1 Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. back kitchen door
2/15/2012Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. 2 tanks over at outside bar
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. numerous tanks outside by ice machine
  • Critical - Cold water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink. handsink in kitchen
  • Critical - Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom. ladies restroom
  • Critical - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. handsink in kitchen
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. light missing cover in dry storage area by walk in cooler
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. lights in kitchen
  • Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. men's restroom Repeat Violation. 8-5-2011
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. bag in boxes of soda on floor by walk in cooler
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. bottles of oil on floor under handsink
  • Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. raw bacon and raw shelled eggs on shelf over egg salad and other ready to eat foods Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation. 8-5-2011
  • Critical - Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. back kitchen door
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. handsink plumbing underneath is disconnected
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. mop sink disconnected at not working
  • Critical - Vacuum breaker mising at hose bibb. at splitter on faucet outside under mop sink
2/13/2012Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. men's restroom
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. raw chicken over mushrooms in freezer
  • Critical - Observed raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit/during preparation. raw chicken over raw hamburgers
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor. to go box of food container on the floor
8/5/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. 3 tanks by A/C unit not secured
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. soda bag in boxes on floor under dry storage shelf
  • Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. ice and food debris build up in bottom of stand up freezer across from dry storage shelf
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. watter build up in reach in bar cooler
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor. single service cups on floor in bar area
  • Wet mop not hung to dry.
2/9/2011Routine - 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. deli meats in reach in cooler Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of slime on soda dispensing nozzles. at bar Corrected On Site.
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. on shelf above griddle/grill
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. fan covers in walk in cooler
  • Observed soda gun holster with accumulated slime/debris. at bar Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom. ladies room
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. ladies room Corrected On Site.
  • Observed open dumpster lid. Corrected On Site.
8/27/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
3/25/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. to go cup used as scoop for rice
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. card board box on griddle top under presto fryers with grease accumulated on box
  • Observed build-up of mold-like substance on surface of nonfood-contact surface. on outside ice bin at bar
  • No mop/service sink installed/available at establishment. plumbing problem and mop sink removed
  • Critical. Vacuum breaker mising at hose bibb. on splitter at outside connection plumbing for mopsink
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. bar mats in basin of handsink in kitchen
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. men's restroom
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. men's restroom
  • 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. on the floor in bar area by office
1/25/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. at ladies restroom faucet Repeat Violation.
  • Observed open dumpster lid.
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. Corrected On Site.
7/22/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 5/6/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 4/10/2009Complaint PartialInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 3/4/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
No report available. 11/25/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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