Mezzaluna Pizzeria At Town Center Inc, 800 Belle Terre Pkwy #102, Palm Coast, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: MEZZALUNA PIZZERIA AT TOWN CENTER INC
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 800 Belle Terre Pkwy #102, Palm Coast, FL 32164
License #: 2800683
Total inspections: 14
Last inspection: 07/16/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Employee beverage container in a food preparation/clean dishware area does not have a lid and a straw or equivalent dispensing mechanism to prevent hand contact with lip contact area of drink container. In kitchen by perp table **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Employee personal items stored in or above a food preparation area. Glasses on cutting board in kitchen **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - In-use tongs stored on oven door handle. Numerous **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Two lights in kitchen with no cover
  • High Priority - Nonfood-grade containers used for food storage - direct contact with food. Sterilite style bread container in kitchen
  • High Priority - Vacuum breaker missing at mop sink faucet.
  • 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 sausage in walk in cooler
  • Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. In kitchen by Dishmachine line **Corrected On-Site**
07/16/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Employee beverage container in a food preparation/clean dishware area does not have a lid and a straw or equivalent dispensing mechanism to prevent hand contact with lip contact area of drink container. Numerous **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Employee personal food not properly identified and segregated from food to be served to the public. Pt of food on restaurant foods in kitchen **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - In-use tongs stored on oven door handle. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Pizza peel stored on top of soiled oven between uses.
  • Basic - Reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. Kitchen cooler
  • 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. 0 ppm : Chlorine
  • Intermediate - Employee used handwash sink as a dump sink. Ice
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Rinsing utensils
2/28/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • Basic - Establishment using wood (other than a hard, close-grained wood) as a food-contact surface. Large laminated bowl
  • Basic - Food stored on floor. Bag of flour **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Food stored under delivery bag : flour bag **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - In-use tongs stored on oven door handle. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - No waste receptacle installed at handwash sink in kitchen provided with disposable towels.
  • Basic - Wiping cloth sanitizing solution stored on the floor. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Butter/butter blend/clarified butter/whipped butter cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Garlic butter at 70°f : frontline corrective action : voluntarily discarded
  • High Priority - Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with food. Sanitizer bottle over foods in kitchen **Corrected On-Site**
  • 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. Numerous at frontline cooler
7/23/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Case of single-service articles stored on floor in dry storage area. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Employee bag next to foods **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Food stored on floor. Bag onions on floor in walk in cooler **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler/walk-in freezer floor soiled.
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
  • High Priority - Cooked potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 41 degrees Fahrenheit within 6 hours. Pasta at 50? in walk in cooler : overnight temperature
  • Intermediate - Employees not using hand sanitizer and establishment has AOP
  • Intermediate - Establishment utilizing an Alternative Operating Procedure for bare-hand contact with ready-to-eat food. No hand antiseptic provided at handwash sink in area(s) where bare hand contact occurs. Frontline handsink
  • Intermediate - Food being cooled by nonapproved method as evidenced by inadequate rate of cooling during time of inspection.covered , stacked , pans in walk in coole at 50? overnight temperature
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Kitchen
  • Intermediate - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food covered while cooling. Container of cooked Pasta in walk in cooler
  • Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled.in kitchen
1/25/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable. SPLINTERED PIZZA PADDLLE
  • Critical - Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. MENS RESTROOM Corrected On Site.
  • In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. HANDLE IN FLOUR Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed EMPLOYEE BAG OVER RESTAURANT FOODS Corrected On Site.
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor. PIZZA BOXES ON FLOOR OUTSIDE : Corrected On Site. RECENT DELIVERY
9/21/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. LEMONS AT DRINKS STATION
  • Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried. CLOTH DRIED Corrected On Site.
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. SCOOP OVER HANDLE Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair. NUMEROUS UNITS
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Corrected On Site.
2/22/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Cooked potentially hazardous food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 41 degrees Fahrenheit within 6 hours. BUTTER SAUCE AT 50 F IN WALKIN COOLER VOLUNTARY DISCARDED
  • Observed establishment using wood (other than a hard, close-grained wood) as a food-contact surface. LAMINATED
  • Critical - Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method. COVERED CONTAINERS
  • Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning.
  • Observed personal care item stored with food. EMPLOYEE BAG OVER FOODS Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. FRONTLINE DELI AND CHEESES
8/26/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength.0 PPM SEE NOTES
  • Critical - Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method. COVERED PLASTIC CONTAINER IN WALKIN COOLER Corrected On Site.
  • Observed gaskets/seals on cold holding unit in poor repair. FRONTLINE COOLER
  • Observed in-use utensil stored in unclean water at or above 135 degrees Fahrenheit. ICE CREAM SCOOP FRONTLINE Corrected On Site.
  • Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. IN WALKIN COOLER
  • Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning.
3/23/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
2/15/2011Routine - FoodAdmin. Complaint Callback Complied
  • Critical. Violation: 03B-03-1 Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. FRONTLINE DISPLAY PIZZAS BETWEEN 95 -120 F
  • Critical. Violation: 08A-20-1 Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. NO SNEEZEGUARD PROTECTION ON FRONTLINE PIZZAS
  • Violation: 10-01-1 In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. IN NUMEROUS CONTAINERS
  • Critical. Violation: 12B-07-1 Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. NUMEROUS THROUGHOUT
  • Violation: 24-05-1 Clean glasses, cups, utensils, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner.
  • Violation: 29-18-1 Drain cover(s) missing. UNDER DISHMACHINE
  • Critical. Violation: 31-09-1 Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times .KITCHEN HANDSINK . BLOCKED BY BULKFOOD CONTAINER
  • Critical. Violation: 50-09-1 Hotel and Restaurant license not properly displayed. NO CURRENT LICENSE ( 2010)
11/5/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Admin. complaint recommended
  • Critical. Violation: 03B-03-1 Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. FRONTLINE DISPLAY PIZZAS BETWEEN 95 -120 F
  • Critical. Violation: 08A-15-1 Food not stored in a clean/dry location that is not exposed to splash/dust. BULKFOOD CONTAINER UNDER KITCHEN HANDSINK : SUBJECT TO SPLASH Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Violation: 08A-20-1 Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. NO SNEEZEGUARD PROTECTION ON FRONTLINE PIZZAS
  • Critical. Violation: 08A-26-1 Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food.RAW EGGS OVER READY TO EAT ITEMS IN WALKINCOOLER Repeat Violation.
  • Violation: 10-01-1 In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. IN NUMEROUS CONTAINERS
  • Critical. Violation: 12B-07-1 Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. NUMEROUS THROUGHOUT
  • Violation: 13-03-1 Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Violation: 14-51-1 Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. NUMEROUS NON FOOD GRADE FOOD CONTAINERS IN WALKINCOOLER , FOOD ITEMS IN SHOPPING BAGS
  • Critical. Violation: 20A-04-1 Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils not sanitized. MAKETABLE CUTTING BOARD. EMPLOYEE PLACED HANDBAG ON CUTTING BOARD . MAKETABLE NOT WASHED RINSED AND SANITIZED.
  • Critical. Violation: 22-23-1 Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Violation: 24-05-1 Clean glasses, cups, utensils, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner.
  • Violation: 29-18-1 Drain cover(s) missing. UNDER DISHMACHINE
  • Critical. Violation: 31-09-1 Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times .KITCHEN HANDSINK . BLOCKED BY BULKFOOD CONTAINER
  • Critical. Violation: 35A-08-1 Observed live flies in kitchen.
  • Critical. Violation: 50-09-1 Hotel and Restaurant license not properly displayed. NO CURRENT LICENSE ( 2010)
  • Violation: 51-13-1 No Heimlich maneuver sign posted.
  • Critical. Violation: 53B-08-1 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.
8/31/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Admin. complaint recommended
  • Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. FRONTLINE DISPLAY PIZZAS BETWEEN 95 -120 F
  • Critical. Food not stored in a clean/dry location that is not exposed to splash/dust. BULKFOOD CONTAINER UNDER KITCHEN HANDSINK : SUBJECT TO SPLASH Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. NO SNEEZEGUARD PROTECTION ON FRONTLINE PIZZAS
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food.RAW EGGS OVER READY TO EAT ITEMS IN WALKINCOOLER Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. BOWLS USED AS SCOOPS IN NUMEROUS FOOD ITEMS Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. EMPLOYEES HANDLING READY TO EAT FOODS THROUGHOUT Repeat Violation.
  • In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. IN NUMEROUS CONTAINERS
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. PIZZA PADDLE ON SOILED , DUSTY OVEN TOP
  • Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. FRONTLINE UTENSIL
  • Critical. Observed employee handling soiled equipment or utensils then engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. EMPLOYEES TOUCHING EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHES THEN NOT CHANGE GLOVES .
  • Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. BEFORE PUTTING ON GLOVES . BETWEEN CHANGING GLOVES .
  • Critical. Observed employee drinking from an open beverage container in a food preparation or other restricted area. KITCHEN
  • Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. NUMEROUS THROUGHOUT
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. NUMEROUS NON FOOD GRADE FOOD CONTAINERS IN WALKINCOOLER , FOOD ITEMS IN SHOPPING BAGS
  • Critical. Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils not sanitized. MAKETABLE CUTTING BOARD. EMPLOYEE PLACED HANDBAG ON CUTTING BOARD . MAKETABLE NOT WASHED RINSED AND SANITIZED.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Clean glasses, cups, utensils, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner.
  • Drain cover(s) missing. UNDER DISHMACHINE
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times .KITCHEN HANDSINK . BLOCKED BY BULKFOOD CONTAINER
  • Critical. Observed live flies in kitchen.
  • Critical. Hotel and Restaurant license not properly displayed. NO CURRENT LICENSE ( 2010)
  • No Heimlich maneuver sign posted.
  • 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.
8/26/2010Routine - FoodAdministrative complaint recommended
  • Critical. Observed dented/rusted cans. CAN OF DICED APPLE TOPPING
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. BULK FLOUR CONTAINER
  • Critical. Food not stored in a clean/dry location that is not exposed to splash/dust. FLOUR UNDER HANDSINK
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. RAW EGGS OVER LETTUCE IN WALK IN COOLER 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. NO HANDLE ON SCOOP FOR SALT
  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. ON HAM Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. REACH IN FREEZER
  • Critical. Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom.
  • Critical. Observed sanitizing solution exceeding the maximum concentration allowed. SANITIZER TOO HIGH3 COMPARTMENT SINK Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle. Corrected On Site.
4/27/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. COOKED PASTA Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. SUGAR AND FLOUR CONTAINERS
  • Critical. Food not stored in a clean/dry location that is not exposed to splash/dust. FLOUR DRIPPED ON FROM HANDSINK Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed improper horizontal separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods. RAW CHICKEN NEXT TO BREAD IN REACH IN FREEZER
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. RAW CHICKEN OVER VEGGIES IN WALK IN COOLER Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. VEGGIES IN WALK IN COOLER
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. NO HANDLE ON SCOOP FOR SUGAR
  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. Corrected On Site.
  • Multiuse food-contact surface not smooth, free of breaks/cracks/chips/pits/crevices. CHIPPED/CRACKED FOOD CONTAINERS
  • Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning.
  • Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets. REACH IN COOLER PIZZA PREP
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. REACH IN FREEZER, ICE CREAM.
  • Critical. Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom.
  • Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle. OIL Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification. DID NOT HAVE COPY AT STORE
11/24/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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