Little Pepperoni Inc, 5600 66 St N, St. Petersburg, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: LITTLE PEPPERONI INC
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 5600 66 St N, St. Petersburg, FL 33709
License #: 6216474
Total inspections: 14
Last inspection: 4/24/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Hole in wall above cove molding by prep table next to fryer. Holes in wall above large single bay sink in back of kitchen. Holes in wall above pizza dough prep table. **Warning**
  • Basic - Reach-in freezer gasket torn/in disrepair in back of kitchen. **Warning**
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. **Warning**
  • Basic - Wall in disrepair near mop sink. Tiles-wall cover is broken revealing holes. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Hot water at handwash sink does not reach 100 degrees Fahrenheit. (98°F hot side, 81°F cold side) **Warning**
4/24/2014Routine - FoodEmergency Order Callback Complied
  • Basic - Build-up of grease between fryer and oven as well as fryer and wall **Warning**
  • Basic - Clean utensils or equipment stored in large dirty container on rack in back of kitchen next to water heater. **Warning**
  • Basic - Dead roaches on premises. (2 dead roaches under prep table next to fryer. 4 dead on floor by water heater. 3 dead on top of water heater.2 dead on floor and 2 dead on opening at back of chest freezer. 1 dead on underside of make table cutting board across from cook line. 10 dead on floor behind make table across from grill. 10 dead on floor up against wall under paper bag rack.) **Warning**
  • Basic - Grease accumulated under cooking equipment. **Warning**
  • Basic - Hole in wall above cove molding by prep table next to fryer. Holes in wall above large single bay sink in back of kitchen. Holes in wall above pizza dough prep table. **Warning**
  • Basic - Large amount of unused equipment/supplies present in kitchen. (Table saw, mixer, both by water heater. Boxes and equipment on upright freezer by water heater. Plates and mixing bowl in box on top of water heater.) **Warning**
  • Basic - Reach-in freezer gasket torn/in disrepair in back of kitchen. **Warning**
  • Basic - Soil residue build-up on prep table under slicer. **Warning**
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. **Warning**
  • Basic - Wall in disrepair near mop sink. Tiles-wall cover is broken revealing holes. **Warning**
  • Flammables stored near a source of ignition. For reporting purposes only. Cardboard and fabric items stored on top of gas water heater. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. (Approximately 19 live roaches on unused cast iron pans stored in oven at cook line below in-use stove top. One live roach inside can opener table mount at table where dough prep is taking place. One live on floor near water heater. One live on floor behind chest freezer. One live above 3 compartment. 1 live in prep table at coffee pot station. 1 live on counter near dining room.) **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. (Pans in storage inside oven at cookline) **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Hot water at handwash sink does not reach 100 degrees Fahrenheit. (98°F hot side, 81°F cold side) **Warning**
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. (Kitchen) **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
4/23/2014Routine - FoodEmergency order recommended
  • Basic - Accumulation of food debris/soil residue on mop sink.
  • Basic - Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. (In flour bin)
  • Basic - Buildup of food debris/soil residue on equipment door handles. (Large reach in freezer)
  • Basic - Ceiling tile in disrepair. With bole over large reach in freezer. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Floor area(s) covered with standing water. (Under stove) **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Garbage on the ground and/or pad around dumpster. (Lumber, tall grass/weeds growing, old wiping cloths, trash, unused equipment.)
  • Basic - In-use tongs stored on oven door handle. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Plumbing system in disrepair. 3 bay sink with two faucet units has missing faucet on left side where left bay is unable to be properly filled.
  • Basic - Soil residue build-up on exterior of lid to several green containers used to hold grains)
  • Basic - Water leaking from faucet/faucet handle at mop sink.
  • Basic - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. (Container labeled rice is holding flour under prep table. )
  • High Priority - Single-use gloves not changed as needed after changing tasks or when damaged or soiled. (After touching clothing multiple times then handle food.) **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Encrusted material on can opener blade.
  • Intermediate - Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. (Cooked meat in walk in unit)
11/22/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Clean glasses, cups, bowls, plates, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner. On top of oven
  • Basic - Dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers.in kitchen area
  • Basic - Hole in ceiling. Near large reach in freezer
  • Basic - In-use tongs stored on oven door handle between uses.
  • Basic - Old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning.
  • Basic - Open dumpster lid.
  • High Priority - License expired within 30 days after expiration date. Expired 2/1/13
  • Intermediate - Operator is not properly tracking/marking the number of days ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite was held at refrigeration temperatures prior to freezing in order to properly date mark the food when it is thawed and held at refrigeration temperatures again.
  • Intermediate - Slicer blade guard soiled with old food debris.
2/25/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. behind deli style cooler
  • Critical - Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. missing at two employee hand sinks in kitchen area
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. tongs hanging on oven doors
  • Observed objectionable smell near mop sink
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. top of oven
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable. located on deli style cooler
  • Observed dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers. above prep sink in kitchen area
  • Critical - Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer. old dry food
  • Observed hole in ceiling. near mop sink
  • Observed hole in wall. near mop sink
  • Critical - Observed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on-site and frozen not properly date marked. several items in reach in freezers
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris. near pizza oven
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. several items in walk in cooler
10/10/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers.[by back door] Repeat Violation.
  • Observed a nonfood-grade basting brush used in food.
  • Observed ceiling in disrepair.[by back door] Repeat Violation.
  • Critical - Observed container of flammable material over 5 gallons stored in establishment. [gas tanks stored inside]For reporting purposes only.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.[by grill]
  • Critical - Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening.[desserts]
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface.[outside of paperbtowel dispenser]
  • Critical - Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.
  • Critical - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.[white powders in green buckets] Repeat Violation.
5/22/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. located in front service area
  • Critical - Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. missing at employee hand sink near mop sink
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. near reach in cooler near kitchen back door
  • Nonfood-contact equipment exposed to splash/spillage not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable. wooden splash guard on walk near 3 compartment sink
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. on pizza conveyer oven tracks
  • Critical - Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
  • Observed ceiling in disrepair. broken ceiling tile near kitchen back door
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint. missing on employee doing food prep
  • Critical - Observed food employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands and the establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure. cutting bread Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. cup no handle in black pepper container
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. old food build up on door handles of reach in frezzer located near kitchen back door
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked.cooked rice and pasta
  • Critical - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. condiment containers in prep area not labeled of contents
11/9/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. in kitchen area
  • Critical - Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory. in kitchen area
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. tongs hanging on oven door
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. in prep area
  • Observed a nonfood-grade basting brush used in food. several in use
  • Observed dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers. and grease near office area
  • Observed open dumpster lid.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.
  • Wall not smooth and easily cleanable. parts of wall has no finish on it near slicer
7/12/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Exit signs not properly illuminated. For reporting purposes only.
  • Critical - No conspicuously located thermometers in kitchen coolers.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on bottoms of storage cabinets behind counter.
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.
  • Observed garbage on the ground and/or pad around dumpster.
  • Observed gaskets with slimy/mold-like build-up.
  • Critical - Observed grill line food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.
  • Critical - Observed interiors of microwaves soiled.
  • Observed open dumpster lid. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.
  • Observed walls soiled with accumulated food debris.
3/14/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in kitchen coolers between use.
  • Observed employees with no hair restraints.
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in freezer soiled with accumulation of food / ice residue.
  • Observed build-up of grease on hood filters above grill line.
  • Observed open dumpster lid. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed garbage on the ground and/or pad around dumpster.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.
  • Observed walls soiled with accumulated food debris.
12/15/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in walk in cooler between use.
  • Observed ripped/worn tin foil used as equipment cover.
  • Observed ripped/worn cardboard used as shelf cover.
  • Critical. Observed missing/inaccurate warewashing machine data plate.
  • Critical. Observed interiors of microwaves soiled.
  • Critical. Observed grill line food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.
  • Observed build-up of grease on hood filters above grill line.
  • Observed open dumpster lid.
  • Observed garbage on the ground and/or pad around dumpster.
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.
  • Observed walls soiled with accumulated food debris.
  • Observed dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers.
  • Critical. Exit signs not properly illuminated. For reporting purposes only.
7/16/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
6/15/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided.
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food.[eggs] Corrected On Site.
  • In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container.[sea salt]
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location.[tongs hanging from oven handle ]
  • Clean glasses, cups, utensils, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner.
  • 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 : 6/15/2010.
4/13/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Drain cover(s) missing.[mop sink]
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.[ordered]
  • Critical. Hood suppression system tag out-of-date. For reporting purposes only.
  • Critical. Portable fire extinguisher tag out-of-date. For reporting purposes only.
  • No Heimlich maneuver sign posted.
  • Observed no child labor law poster.
  • Critical. Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification.[new business ]
  • 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.[ new business ]
1/26/2010Food-Licensing InspectionInspection Completed - No Further Action

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