Mj's Stadium Pizza & Italian Grill, 1035 Cr 540-A, Lakeland, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Business Info

Name: MJ'S STADIUM PIZZA & ITALIAN GRILL
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 1035 Cr 540-A, Lakeland, FL 33813
License #: 6304123
Total inspections: 15
Last inspection: 07/18/2014
Takes reservations: Yes
Accepts credit cards: Yes
Good for groups: Yes
Good for kids: Yes
Delivery: Yes
Take-out: Yes
Waiter service: Yes
Outdoor seating: Yes
Has TV: Yes
Caters: Yes
Wheelchair accessible: Yes
Live music: No
Scenic view: No
Gluten-free friendly: No
Vegan friendly: Yes
Parking: Validated
Attire: Casual Dress
Good for: Dessert, Dinner, Lunch
Alcohol: Beer & Wine Only
Noise level: Average
Ambience: Casual
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza, Salad, Sandwiches & Subs

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Dishroom **Corrected On-Site**
07/18/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
3/25/2014Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Intermediate - Proof of required state approved employee training not available for some employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. Must be corrected by 02/26/2014 **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Required employee training provided by an unapproved provider. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. **Warning**
2/24/2014Routine - FoodCall Back - Extension given, pending
  • Basic - Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Employee failed to wash hands before putting on gloves to work with food. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Employee used handwash sink as a dump sink. Evidence by mushrooms in hand sink located in dishwasher area. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Proof of required state approved employee training not available for some employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. Must be corrected by 02/26/2014 **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Required employee training provided by an unapproved provider. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. **Warning**
12/26/2013Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Basic - Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. Ramiken cup used as a scoop for Parmesan cheese.
  • Basic - Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. Frontline.
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. All reach in coolers.
  • Intermediate - Encrusted material on can opener blade.
8/7/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.
  • High Priority - Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with clean or in-use utensils. Sani-tyze on shelf with plates. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Encrusted material on can opener blade.
5/21/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Inside of cooler being used for dry storage.
  • Critical - Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
  • Critical - Observed container of medicine improperly stored. Publix relieving Aloe Vera gel Alcon Eye Allergy Relief on next to bottom shelf inside reach in cooler across from 3 compartment sink.
  • Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Observed open dumpster lid.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food thawed in standing water. Pork on prep table next to slicer.
  • Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor. Monogram white foam containers 16oz.
  • Critical - Observed soil buildup inside ice bin. Drink station in kitchen area.
  • Critical - Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets. Across from cook line.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris. Kitchen and dishwasher area.
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. Cooked pork, beans, soup, gravy in reach in cooler across from 3 compartment sink.
12/19/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Violation: 29-11-1 Observed leaking pipe at plumbing fixture.[3 compartment sink ]
  • Critical - Violation: 35B-04-1 Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation.[back door]
  • Critical - Violation: 50-09-1 Hotel and Restaurant license not properly displayed.
8/16/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers.kitchen near oven
  • Critical - Observed employee drinking from an beverage container in a food preparation or other restricted area./tumblers/cup with liquid /prep tab6 across from oven
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical - Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor./bottled water and diet coke zero/frontline.bararez.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment./fryers
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue./pizza toppings /reachin cooler
  • Critical - Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.reachin cooler with triple sets of doors/kitchen
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair/bottom cover of reachin cooler near kitchen entrance.
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor./pizza boxes /kitchen floor Corrected On Site.
  • Observed unnecessary items on the premise./clean out unused freezer near dishwasher area to prevent nesting of roaches. t
5/4/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions./dishwasher area Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Critical - Observed toxic item stored by food./Spartan Sani-Tyze/stored on shelf with dry food/rack behind prep table /kitchen Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed unlabeled spray bottle./cookline
11/28/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured./chain your co2 tanks.
  • Equipment or utensils not designed or constructed in a durable manner./cup used as a scoop / bulk food containers
  • 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. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed dented/rusted cans./dented can /Roma pizza sauce/dry storage rack.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical - Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Critical - Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Critical - Observed evidence of employee smoking in food preparation or other non-designated area..cigarette on side prep table
  • Observed personal care item stored on food prep area./clothes ,cell phone, keys/pizza prep table.
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor./pizza boxes
7/14/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Equipment or utensils not designed or constructed in a durable manner./scoop without a handle.
  • Critical - Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory./near 3 compartment sink Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed dented/rusted cans./dented can /roma sliced green olives /dry storage
  • Critical - Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor./hinged containers /roma pizza sauce/kitchen floor
  • Critical - Observed toxic item stored by utensils./degreaser /shelf in kitchen Corrected On Site.
4/27/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Equipment food-contact surfaces and utensils shall be clean to sight and touch.
  • Critical - (B) Using a Handwashing Facility. A handwashing lavatory may not be used for purposes other than handwashing.
  • Effectiveness. (A) Except as provided in Paragraph (B) of this section, FOOD EMPLOYEES' shall wear hair restraints such as hats, hair coverings or nets, beard restraints, and clothing that covers body hair, that are designed and worn to effectively keep their hair from contacting exposed FOOD; clean EQUIPMENT, UTENSILS, and LINENS; and unwrapped SINGLE- SERVICE and SINGLE-USE ARTICLES. (B) This section does not apply to FOOD EMPLOYEES' such as counter staff who only serve BEVERAGES and wrapped or PACKAGED FOODS, hostesses, and wait staff if they present a minimal risk of contaminating exposed FOOD; clean EQUIPMENT, UTENSILS, and LINENS; and unwrapped SINGLE-SERVICE and SINGLE-USE ARTICLES.
  • Critical - Hand Drying Provision. Each handwashing lavatory or group of adjacent lavatories shall be provided with: (A) Individual, disposable towels; (B) A continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel; or (C) A heated-air hand drying device.
  • Critical - Handwashing Cleanser, Availability. Each handwashing lavatory or group of 2 adjacent lavatories shall be provided with a supply of hand cleaning liquid, powder, or bar soap.
  • Critical - Handwashing Signage. A sign or poster that notified FOOD EMPLOYEES' to wash their hands shall be posted at all handwashing lavatories used by FOOD EMPLOYEES' and shall be clearly visible to FOOD EMPLOYEES'.
1/24/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Violation: 14-50-1 Observed a nonfood-grade basting brush used in food.
  • Violation: 15-31-1 Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair/bottom cover on pepsi cooler missing.
  • Violation: 25-06-1 Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination./carry out pans notinverted Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Violation: 35B-04-1 Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation./bottom of backdoor.
  • Violation: 38-07-1 Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers./kitchen.
  • Critical. Violation: 41B-03-1 Observed unlabeled spray bottle./cookline
  • Violation: 51-11-1 Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • Critical. Violation: 53A-01-2 Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification. This violation must be corrected by : 12/06/2010.
  • 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. Pro This violation must be corrected by : 12/06/2010.
12/6/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Admin. complaint recommended
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food held using time as a public health control with no time marking. Food may not be served. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Potentially hazardous food not held at 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit./reachin coolers
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor./kitchen
  • Observed a nonfood-grade basting brush used in food.
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair/bottom cover on pepsi cooler missing.
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Cleaned and sanitized equipment, utensils, linens or single-service not properly stored./silverware notinverted
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor./pizza boxes.
  • Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination./carry out pans notinverted Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation./bottom of backdoor.
  • Wall not smooth and easily cleanable./kitchen.
  • Ceiling not smooth and easily cleanable./wood beam /kitchen
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers./kitchen.
  • Critical. Observed toxic item stored by food./dry food rack /kitchen Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed container of medicine improperly stored./on shelf /pizza station . Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed toxic item stored in food preparation area. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle./cookline
  • Critical. Portable fire extinguisher not properly mounted at least 4 inches off the floor and the top no higher than 5 feet off the floor. For reporting purposes only./kitchen floor.
  • Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • Critical. Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification. This violation must be corrected by : 12/06/2010.
  • 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 : 12/06/2010.
10/6/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued

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