La Ezperanza Cafe, 3801 Nw 17 Ave, Miami, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



Business Info

Name: LA EZPERANZA CAFE
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 3801 Nw 17 Ave, Miami, FL 33142
License #: 2326371
Total inspections: 7
Last inspection: 01/14/2011

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

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  • Critical. Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous food due to temperature abuse (see Stop Sale Notice).
  • Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided.
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked.
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Critical. Cooked potentially hazardous food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 41 degrees Fahrenheit within 6 hours.
  • Critical. Observed food stored in a prohibited area. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed improper horizontal separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods.
  • Critical. Observed improper vertical separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods.
  • Hood filters not equipped with a drip tray. For reporting purposes only.
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times.
  • Critical. Bathroom not enclosed with tight-fitting, self-closing doors.
01/14/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over cooked food.
  • Observed establishment using wood (other than a hard, close-grained wood) as a food-contact surface.
  • Fixed nonfood-contact equipment not sealed to adjoining equipment/walls when exposed to spillage.
  • No metal container installed for catching grease from hood drip tray. For reporting purposes only.
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
  • Lights missing end caps.
07/07/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above.
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Corrected On Site.
  • Fixed nonfood-contact equipment not sealed to adjoining equipment/walls when exposed to spillage.
  • Hood filters not equipped with a drip tray. For reporting purposes only.
  • Critical. Observed equipment and utensils not washed, rinsed and sanitized in the correct order in three-compartment sink.
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical. Hand sink missing in bar.
  • Critical. Bathroom not enclosed with tight-fitting, self-closing doors.
  • Critical. Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers.
  • Critical. Observed toxic item stored by food. Corrected On Site.
3/31/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.
  • Critical. No thermometer provided to measure temperature of food product.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical. Lack of use of chemical test kit when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine.
  • Critical. No proper chemical test kit provided for measuring the concentration of the sanitizer solution used for wiping cloths.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.
9/10/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 4/28/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 2/18/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
No report available. 9/12/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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