New Century Buffet, 2185 S Us 1, Saint Augustine, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: NEW CENTURY BUFFET
Address: 2185 S Us 1, Saint Augustine, FL 32086
Type: Permanent Food Service
License #: 6500509
Total inspections: 5
Last inspection: 11/03/2010

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

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  • No Violations Were Observed
11/03/2010Complaint PartialAdmin. Complaint Callback Complied
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. SALMON SUSHI ON BUFFET AT 60. Repeat Violation.
08/09/2010Complaint PartialAdministrative complaint recommended
  • Violation: 15-32-1 Observed walk-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. MEATS WALK IN COOLER
  • Violation: 18-05-1 Observed old food stuck to clean dishware/utensils. UNDER PREP TABLE
  • Critical. Violation: 22-23-1 Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Violation: 23-03-1 Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. HOOD
  • Violation: 23-05-1 Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. INTERIOR OF DISHWASHING MACHINE
  • Critical. Violation: 35A-08-1 Observed live flies in kitchen. TOO MANY TO COUNT
  • Violation: 37-07-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated dust.
07/09/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Observed shell eggs in use or stored with cracks or broken shells. WALK IN COOLER Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed dented/rusted cans. HOISIN SAUCE Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. CHICKEN, SHRIMP, BEEF AT 48-49 IN REACH IN COOLER ON COOKLINE
  • Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. HOLDING FOODS AT 48-49
  • Critical. Thermometers not calibrated according to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit.
  • Critical. Food not stored in a clean/dry location that is not exposed to splash/dust. WATER DRIPPING ON BROCCOLLI IN WALK IN COOLER Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed improper horizontal separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods. RAW MEATS NEXT TO READY TO EATS IN WALK IN COOLER Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. RAW EGGS OVER WATERMELON IN WALK IN COOLER Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. RAW BROKEN EGGS SPLASHED ON WATERMELON Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor. FOOD IN WALK IN FREEZER
  • 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 SPICES Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. ON COOKED CHICKEN Corrected On Site.
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed food employee return from outside then engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. EMPLOYEE WAS OUTSIDE THEN RETURNED INSIDE TO HANDLE FOOD AND DID NOT WASH HANDS
  • Critical. Observed employee switch from working with raw food to ready-to-eat food without washing hands. RAW MEATS TO COOKED MEATS, DID NOT WASH HANDS
  • Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. BEFORE PUTTING ONN GLOVES
  • Multiuse food-contact surface not smooth, free of breaks/cracks/chips/pits/crevices. CONTAINERS Corrected On Site.
  • Observed walk-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. MEATS WALK IN COOLER
  • Observed old food stuck to clean dishware/utensils. UNDER PREP TABLE
  • Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of soiled material on racks in the reach-in cooler.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. HOOD
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. STICKY HANDLES TO OVEN AND HANDSINK
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. INTERIOR OF DISHWASHING MACHINE
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. EXTERIORS OF COOOKING EQUIPMENT AND SHELVING THROUGHOUT ESTABLISHMENT
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. EMPLOYEE BATHROOM
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. BLOCKED BY CART Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. FILLED UP GLASSES FROM HANDSINK
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed dead roaches on premises. 4 DEAD IN ELECTRICAL/STORAGE ROOM
  • Critical. Observed dead fly. ON COOKLINE Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed live flies in kitchen. TOO MANY TO COUNT
  • Critical. Outer openings not protected with self-closing doors. BACKDOOR
  • Critical. Observed screen in door torn/in poor repair.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Observed floor area(s) covered with standing water. STORAGE AREA
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated dust.
  • Observed personal care item stored with food. CELL PHONE WITH FOOD IN SUSHI AREA
07/08/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Observed dented/rusted cans. 4 CANS Corrected On Site. VOLUNTARILY DISCARDED
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed at room temperature. NUMEROUS CHICKEN . (34 F) Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. NUMEROUS ITEMS IN WALKINCOOLER AND STORAGE Repeat Violation.
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. TONGSOVERHANDLE Corrected On Site.
  • Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed establishment using wood (other than a hard, close-grained wood) as a food-contact surface. WOODEN BOWLS
  • Observed equipment in poor repair. RUSTY SHELVES IN REAR COOLER
  • Observed utensils in poor condition. CHIPPED WOODEN BOWLS Corrected On Site.
  • Observed a nonfood-grade basting brush used in food. METAL BRUSH Corrected On Site.
  • Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. SHOPPING BAGS
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair BROKEN HANDLE TO WALKINCOOLER DOOR
  • Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. HOODFILTERS
  • Observed build-up of mold-like substance on surface of nonfood-contact surface. DISHWASHER CRATES
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. COUNTERS AND SHELVES
  • Critical. Observed toxic item stored in food preparation area. BOX CIGARETTES Corrected On Site.
12/22/2009Complaint FullInspection Completed - No Further Action

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