Lil Bit Kuntry Restaurant, 4999 N 71 Ave, Pinellas Park, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: LIL BIT KUNTRY RESTAURANT
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 4999 N 71 Ave, Pinellas Park, FL 33781
License #: 6212598
Total inspections: 17
Last inspection: 10/27/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Bag/container of unrecognizable prepared food not identified by common name. 'HBK'(hash brown casserole)
  • Basic - Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris. Cook line **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Self-closing device on bathroom door disconnected/broken. Back of house employee restroom
  • Basic - Single-use containers (boxes and/or cans) reused for the storage of food. Multiple Plastic container : one marked 'ice cream' contains hash brown casserole (HBK), another marked 'Deli Cat' contains bulk salt
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. On prep table next to crock pot **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Bulk bin containing salt
  • High Priority - Food with mold-like growth. One individual tomato Corrective action taken: item discarded during inspection **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Breakfast sausage hot holding on steam table 109° Corrective action taken: sausage added to list of items held and marked using time as a public health control - Unsold portions to be discarded at end of 4 hour time limit **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw ground beef on shelf above margarine, kenmore upright cooler
  • High Priority - Shell eggs in use or stored with cracks or broken shells. One individual egg on flat in upright GE cooler, prep area Corrective action taken: discarded during inspection **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with food. Dawn brand dish detergent on countertop next to sack of pancake/waffle mix
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Mac and cheese
  • Intermediate - Slicer blade soiled with food debris. To be cleaned within 4 hrs of use **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Wall mounted vegetable dicer blades soiled with food debris.
10/27/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
6/25/2014Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Basic - Floor soiled/has accumulation of debris. Under oven
  • Basic - Hole in ceiling. Drop ceiling panel above kenmore freezer
  • Basic - Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris. Sharp carousel microwave
  • Basic - One Dead roach on premises. Cabinet under cook line
  • Basic - Utensil drying racks with rust that has pitted the surface., dishwashing area
  • Intermediate - No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation/handling. Callback June 25 **Warning**
  • Intermediate - No written procedures available for use of time as a public health control to hold potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food. Inspector issued forms **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Slicer blade soiled with old food debris. To be cleaned within 4 hrs of use
4/21/2014Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Basic - Clean glasses, cups, bowls, plates, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner. On stove counter under hood.
  • Basic - Container containing a food product not labeled. On bread rack near small oven.
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in reach-in cooler.
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
  • High Priority - Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Discontinue use of dishmachine for sanitizing and set up manual sanitization until dishmachine is repaired and sanitizing properly. **Repeat Violation**
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Pancake batter on kitchen counter.
  • Intermediate - Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food opened and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening.
  • Intermediate - Encrusted material on can opener blade.
  • Intermediate - Encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Intermediate - Packaged food not labeled as specified by law. Reach in coolers.
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked.
12/16/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.( above prep table) **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable.( paper towels under bacon)
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit.( all units including freezers)
  • Basic - Single-service articles not stored inverted or protected from contamination.( large party trays over refrigerator)
  • Basic - Wall soiled with accumulated dust.( above syrup boxes)
  • Basic - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. **Repeat Violation**
  • High Priority - Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Discontinue use of dishmachine for sanitizing and set up manual sanitization until dishmachine is repaired and sanitizing properly.( approximately 10-25 PPM Chlorine)
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above.( reheated)( will us time as a public health control in future) **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Encrusted material on can opener blade.
  • Intermediate - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink.( men's restroom)
  • Intermediate - Slicer blades soiled with old food debris.( wall slicer) **Repeat Violation**
4/23/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical - No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit.[kitchen upright]
  • Critical - No proof of required employee training provided. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233.[expired]
  • Critical - Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Critical - Observed encrusted, soiled material on wall slicer.
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice.
  • Critical - Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food.[bulk pancake batter container]
  • Observed open dumpster lid.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Corrected On Site.[ice bath]
  • Critical - Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening.{Deli meats,cheese,etc]
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated dust.[over soda in-a box]
  • Critical - Potentially hazardous food held under time as a public health control without time marking indicating 4-hour limit. Corrected On Site.[shell eggs]
  • Critical - Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked.[meatloaf]
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Corrected On Site.
10/25/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom.
  • Critical - Exit signs not properly illuminated. For reporting purposes only.
  • Critical - Kitchen hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.
  • Critical - No conspicuously located thermometers in kitchen coolers.
  • Critical - No thermometer provided to measure temperature of food product.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on bottom of grill line storage cabinet.
  • Observed build-up of food debris/grease on spice storage rack.
  • Observed clean utensils/equipment stored in dirty drawers, racks, vestibules or toilet rooms, or between equipment/walls.
  • Observed coffee filters stored without protection from contamination in waitress station.
  • Observed dust residue build-up on all kitchen fans grills and blades.
  • Critical - Observed grill line food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.
  • Critical - Observed interior of storeroom microwave soiled.
  • Critical - Observed interiors of reach-in coolers soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Critical - Observed kitchen handwash sink not clean.
  • Observed open dumpster lid.
  • Critical - Observed torn packages/bags of food exposing the contents to contamination.
  • Observed walls soiled with accumulated food debris.
  • Critical - Working container of pancake mix removed from original container not identified by common name.
2/9/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. shelf above kitchen handsink
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. walk in cooler shelves
  • Critical - Observed dented cans of olives, dry storage Corrected On Site. segregated for return
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair. reach in cooler
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair. walk in cooler
10/4/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom.
  • Critical - Exit signs not properly illuminated. For reporting purposes only.
  • Light not functioning in handwash sink room.
  • Missing drain plug at dumpster.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on bottom of waitress station cabinets.
  • Observed dust residue build-up on blades / grill of kitchen portable fan.
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.
  • Critical - Observed fry vat food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.
  • Observed garbage on the ground and/or pad around dumpster.
  • Observed open dumpster lid.
  • Critical - Observed soil residue in storage containers.
  • Critical - Observed torn packages/bags of food exposing the contents to contamination.
  • Critical - Observed toxic item stored by clean dishes.
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in kitchen cooler between use.
  • Critical - Observed unlabeled spray bottle.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated dust next to kitchen sink.
  • Observed walls soiled with accumulated food debris.
  • Observed walls soiled with accumulated grease.
6/2/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • Critical - Exit signs not properly illuminated. For reporting purposes only.
  • Light not functioning in storeroom ceiling.
  • Missing drain plug at dumpster.
  • Critical - No conspicuously located thermometers in kitchen coolers.
  • Critical - No handwashing signs provided at handsinks used by food employees in kitchen and public restrooms.
  • Observed build-up of food debris on bottoms of waitress station cabinets.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on kitchen storage shelves.
  • Observed ceiling tiles in disrepair.
  • Observed detergent and sanitizer mixed together improperly and used for wiping cloths.
  • Observed dust residue build-up on storeroom ceiling fan blades.
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Critical - Observed grill / oven food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.
  • Critical - Observed interior unused of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Critical - Observed interiors of microwaves soiled.
  • Critical - Observed interiors of reach-in coolers soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Critical - Observed soil residue in storage containers.
  • Observed storeroom wall soiled with accumulated dust.
  • Critical - Observed toxic item improperly stored. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed walls soiled with accumulated food debris.
  • Observed walls soiled with accumulated grease.
  • Soiled cloths, linen, aprons, coats, or other uniform apparel not kept in a suitable container prior to laundering.
  • Storeroom floor not maintained smooth and durable.
  • Critical - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.
2/7/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
9/23/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in kitchen coolers between use.
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical. Observed grill line food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.
  • Critical. Observed interiors of reach-in coolers soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Observed dust residue build-up on kitchen storage racks.
  • Observed build-up of food debrison bottoms of storage cabinets.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.
  • Missing drain plug at dumpster.
  • Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roach found in unused kitchen cooler. This violation must be corrected by : 09/23/10.
  • Floors not maintained smooth and durable in storeroom.
  • Observed walls soiled with accumulated food debris.
  • Critical. Exit signs not properly illuminated. For reporting purposes only.
9/22/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location.[tongs]
  • Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage.[grocery plastic bags]
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.[potatoe ]
  • Observed reuse of single-service articles.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.
  • Observed ceiling in disrepair.[above kitchen hws]
  • Critical. Observed container of medicine improperly stored.[above small reachin cooler]
  • Critical. Observed extension cord in use for non-temporary period. For reporting purposes only.
2/12/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
10/21/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous food due to temperature abuse (see Stop Sale Notice).[Shepherd pie]
  • Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided.[posted but not accurate wording]
  • Critical. Cooked potentially hazardous food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 41 degrees Fahrenheit within 6 hours. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food.[pork/upright ] Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands.[after eating employee meal] Corrected On Site.
  • No mop sink or curbed cleaning facility provided. Repeat Violation. This violation must be corrected by : 10/21/09.
  • Observed detergent and sanitizer mixed together improperly and used for wiping cloths. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Hood suppression system tag out-of-date. For reporting purposes only.
8/20/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
No report available. 3/2/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 9/10/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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