Key West Polar Bear H M Ice Cr, 247 Front St, Key West, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: KEY WEST POLAR BEAR H M ICE CR
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 247 Front St, Key West, FL 33040
License #: 5402479
Total inspections: 16
Last inspection: 10/29/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Intermediate - Food manager certification expired. A list of accredited food manager certification examination providers can be found at http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/hr/food-lodging/managercertification.html. **Warning**
10/29/2014Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Basic - Employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Label on a food item prepared and packaged onsite for customer self-service does not include product identity/description, date product was packaged and name and address of the establishment that prepared and packaged the food. Brownies and cookies.
5/5/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food.
  • Intermediate - Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of foodborne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items.
  • Intermediate - Incorrect chemical test kit provided for measuring the concentration of the sanitizer solution used in the three-compartment sink.
  • Intermediate - No probe thermometer provided to measure temperature of food products.
12/13/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Equipment in poor repair.Exterior freezer rusted
6/24/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Equipment in poor repair.Freezer exteriors have rust on front surface. **Repeat Violation**
4/29/2013Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Basic - Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Current Hotel and Restaurant license not displayed. **Warning**
  • Basic - Equipment in poor repair.Freezer exteriors have rust on front surface. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - No mop sink or curbed cleaning facility provided at establishment. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to being blocked by chair with rack on top **Warning** **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - No proper chemical test kit provided for measuring the concentration of the sanitizer solution used for wiping cloths. **Warning** **Repeat Violation**
2/28/2013Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical - Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom.
  • Critical - Establishment operating without a current Hotel and Restaurant license.
  • Critical - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times.Blocked by chairs
  • Critical - Hotel and Restaurant license not properly displayed.
  • Critical - No chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine.
  • No mop/service sink installed/available at establishment.
  • Critical - No person in charge of establishment.
  • Critical - Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repairFront freezer case rusted
10/4/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom.
  • Critical - Food not stored in a clean/dry location that is not exposed to splash/dust.drinks in front of handwash sink
  • Critical - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times.blocked by drinks
  • Critical - Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed equipment in poor repair.Ice cream cooler rusted
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair.reach in
  • Critical - Observed soiled reach-in ice cream cooler gaskets.
  • Critical - Observed unlabeled spray bottle.
6/4/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
  • Critical - Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
  • Critical - Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing.
  • Wet mop not hung to dry.
1/20/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • Critical - Observed buildup of slime/moldlike substance in the interior of ice machine.
  • Critical - Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with moldlike substance and/or soil deposits. ICECREAM REACH IN FREEZER
  • Observed garbage stored in bathroom.
  • 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. OPENED GALLON OF MILK
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor.
  • Critical - Portable fire extinguisher tag out-of-date. For reporting purposes only.
  • Critical - Portable fire extinguisher(s) obstructed from view. For reporting purposes only. Corrected On Site. EMPLOYEE'S BELONGINGS HANGING FROM EXTINGUISHER
4/19/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.
  • Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical. Observed soil in the interior of ice machine.
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. UNDER HAND SINK CABINET
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. LEAKING HAND WASHING SINK
  • Observed food debris/soil accumulated on freezer's floor.
  • Critical. Emergency light does not function when tested. For reporting purposes only.
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
10/1/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed nonready-to-eat food handled by employees without the use of gloves, deli paper, scoops, tongs or other utensils. Corrected On Site.
  • In-use utensil not stored in a clean, protected location. Ice scoop.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
  • Critical. Observed soiled gaskets.Walk-in freezer.
  • Critical. Observed soiled ice cream coolers. Moldy on the edges of sliding doors.
  • Observed leaking pipe at plumbing fixture.Handsink
  • Ceiling tiles missing.By walk-in freezer.
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
  • Critical. No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment. Pro
6/2/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Potentially hazardous food held under time as a public health control without time marking indicating 4-hour limit. WAFFLE BATTER CONTAINING EGGS. (GOLD MEDAL). (78F).
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. WAFFLE BATTER (78F).
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. WAFFLE BATTER AT PREP-TABLE.
  • Critical. Observed ready-to-eat food handled by employees without the use of gloves (SERVING ICE CREAM AND HANDLING MONEY).
  • Critical. Observed establishment utilizing time as a public health control without having written procedures. WAFFLE BATTER AT ROOM TEMPERATURE CONTAINING EGG. (78F).
  • Critical. Observed equipment and utensils not washed, rinsed and sanitized in the correct order in three-compartment sink.
  • Critical. Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils not sanitized at 3 compartment sink when used .
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
  • Critical. Observed hot fudge dispenser encrusted with soil deposits from previous day. FROM TIP DOWN TO CONTAINER (U -SHAPE).
  • Observed floor and wall junctures not coved. AT CORNER BEHIND RED BULL REACH IN COOLER.
  • Ceiling tile missing. OVER WALK IN COOLER.
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
  • Critical. No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment. Pro This violation must be corrected by : 01/23/2010.
11/23/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 6/24/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
No report available. 3/31/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
No report available. 10/9/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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