Homers Original Smorgasbord, 1000 Sebring Square, Sebring, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: HOMERS ORIGINAL SMORGASBORD
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 1000 Sebring Square, Sebring, FL 33870-1610
License #: 3800814
Total inspections: 14
Last inspection: 01/20/2011

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

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  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. pasta chicken meatt loaf stuffing mix in walknin cooler at 45 degrese
  • Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. ambient temperature is 46 degrese in meat cooler ,third one, walk in cooler
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed in standing water. large lexan of fish in walk in at 65 degrese
  • Critical. Observed food stored in ice used for drinks. pasta stored in standing water
  • Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. curtain for dish machine has black easily movable debris
  • Observed floor area(s) covered with standing water. 2nd walkin has standing water from condenser running on floor
  • Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated grease. center wa in condenser frozen solid
  • Observed unnecessary persons in the food preparation, food storage, or warewashing area. coustomers behind sneeze guard in employee area of desert station
  • Critical. License expired more than 30 days, but not more than 60 days, after expiration date. expired 12/1/10 for question about payment call 850 487 1395
01/20/2011Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • No Violations Were Observed
10/08/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked.no date marking observed
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. beef in walk in co0ler at 46 degrese
  • Critical. Cooked potentially hazardous food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 41 degrees Fahrenheit within 6 hours. beef in walk in at 46 degrese
  • In-use utensil not stored with handle above the top of potentially hazardous food and the container. hush puppy mix has handle in hush puppy
  • Critical. Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. o ppm cl
  • Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. discharge curtain from dish machine has black easily movable debris
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. by 3 bay sink
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. by 3 bay sink
  • Missing drain plug at dumpster. 2 dumpster leaking liquid on ground
  • Critical. Fire alarm system inspection records not maintained. For reporting purposes only. alarsystem not working no power
10/07/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. date marking not observed
  • Critical. Observed food stored in undrained ice. fish in walk in cooler stored in water
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair. on line hot holding units
  • Critical. Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. 0ppm
  • Critical. Observed soil residue in storage containers. old stickers not removed from pan
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. exit curtainat dishmachine has black easily movable black debris
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. table at potatoesha old buildup
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. on rack by door tp dinning room
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. front of ovens at prep area
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. at 3 bay sink on line sink blocked with trashcan
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. at 3 bay sink on line
  • Observed wall in disrepair.damage and black mold like growth through out kitchen
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. wall from drain and up to ceiling
  • Observed ceiling in disrepair. line of ceilingtiles in dry storagehas blackmold like growth
  • Observed ceiling in disrepair. black mold like growth in kitchen in cooking area
  • Observed unnecessary items on the premise. broken kitchen equipmentstored in kitchen
  • Critical. No current boiler certification provided/available. For reporting purposes only. expired5/10
07/08/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. cooked chicken at 128 degrese Corrected On Site. reheated moved to woorking hot holding unit
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over cooked food. raw beef above cooked in walk in Corrected On Site.
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
  • Critical. Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength.0ppm
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Floors not constructed easily cleanable. grout joints missing
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. encrusted in missing grout joints
  • Observed floor area(s) covered with standing water. in missing grout joints
  • Observed wall in disrepair. in dish room walls broken with mold like growth showing
  • Observed wall in disrepair. in kitchen walls have black mold like growth
  • Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated dust. lamps in dinning dudty and loose at one area
  • Ceiling not smooth and easily cleanable. tiles rotted and cross members rusted
  • Ventilation inadequate as evidenced by smoke in kitchen area. For reporting purposes only. steam released into rooom
4/15/2010Complaint FullInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Food not stored in a clean/dry location that is not exposed to splash/dust. chicken in walk in cooler has roof leak on closed boxes
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried.pans stored wet nested
  • Critical. Cold water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink. dish area sink
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. dish area
  • Critical. License expired more than 30 days, but not more than 60 days, after expiration date.
1/25/2010Complaint FullInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. fish at 120 degrese Corrected On Site. discarded
  • Critical. Food not cooked to 145 degrees Fahrenheit or above. fish at 129 Corrected On Site. discarded
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed in an improper manner. turkey breast thawing at room temp
  • Critical. Observed soil residue in storage containers. olld stickers not removed
  • Observed leaking pipe at plumbing fixture. in dish aa
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. and kitchen has black mold like growth Repeat Violation.
12/23/2009Complaint FullInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
12/14/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. date marked not observed
  • Critical. Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method.large pans stached in walk in cooler at 44 degrese
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. case of pork ribs
  • In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. potatoes has bowls in mix
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. knives in crack between table
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. handle on walk in has thickuild up
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried. pans stored wet nested
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris black mold like growth above stesm table Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed toxic item stored by food. bleach on prep table next to onions
12/11/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Food not stored in a clean/dry location that is not exposed to splash/dust. open box of cheese sause mix on table next to drain snake
  • Critical. Food not stored in a clean/dry location that is not exposed to splash/dust. mac and cheese in walk in cooler has water on top due to leak
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair warmers doors not closing
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair freezer door will not dlose completely
  • Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. old hot holding equipment in storage room
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. on door to walk in cooler handle has build up of old food debris
  • Observed leaking pipe at plumbing fixture. at 3 bay sink water runs on floor from pipe
  • Critical. Observed live flies in kitchen.
  • Critical. Observed screen in door torn/in poor repair.
  • Floors not maintained smooth and durable. missing grout joints through out kitchen
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. in missing grout joints old food debris
  • Observed floor area(s) covered with standing water. in missing grout joints
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated dust. and mold like growth
8/25/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 6/2/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 6/1/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
No report available. 1/15/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 9/19/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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