Kona Kai Restaurant, 2640 N University Dr, Sunrise, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

Business Info

Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 2640 N University Dr, Sunrise, FL 33322-2433
License #: 1616422
Total inspections: 7
Last inspection: 07/23/2010

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date



  • Critical. Nonexempt fish has not undergone proper parasite destruction. Fish must be served cooked or discarded, no freeze records observed. This violation must be corrected by : 9/24/10.
  • Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided, ceviche. This violation must be corrected by : 9/24/10.
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked, cooked meats in reachin cooler.
  • Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above,lo mein and cooked chicken.
  • Critical. Cooked potentially hazardous food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 70 degrees Fahrenheit within 2 hours, lo mein and chicken.
  • Critical. Inadequate number/capacity of hot holding units to maintain potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures.
  • Critical. Observed food stored in a prohibited area, reachin freezer in customers' accessible hallway infront of restrooms.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor, bag with onions in dry storage room.
  • In-use utensil not stored on a clean portion of food preparation or cooking equipment, inuse utensils on newspaper by cookline.
  • Critical. Observed hand wash sink used for purpose other than washing hands in kitchen.
  • Multiuse food-contact surface not smooth, free of breaks/cracks/chips/pits/crevices, plates.
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair, reachin cooler.
  • Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable, shelve in reachin coolers rusted.
  • Critical. No chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine.
  • Critical. Observed presetting of unwrapped silverware.
  • Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits, shelves in kitchen.
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface, exterior of pots.
  • Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination, styrafoam containers stored on soiled shelves.
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times in kitchen.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employeesin kitchen.
  • Ceiling tile missing, in dry storage room.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris behind cookline.
  • Observed ceiling tiles water stained in hallway by restrooms.
  • Critical. Observed misalignment of hood suppression system nozzles. For reporting purposes only.
  • 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. This violation must be corrected by : 9/24/10.
07/23/2010Complaint FullWarning Issued
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed at room temperature. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice.
  • Critical. Observed hand wash sink used for purpose other than washing hands.kitchen
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Critical. Hand sink missing in food preparation room or area.utility sink used for handsink in kitchen not used solely purpose.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.kitchen
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.kitchen
  • Critical. Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory.kitchen .
  • Critical. Observed toxic item stored by utensils. Corrected On Site.
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
5/4/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris.
  • Critical. Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification.
11/18/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
7/27/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 2/3/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
No report available. 8/6/2008Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 8/1/2008Routine - FoodWarning Issued

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