Palm River Cafe, 7754 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: PALM RIVER CAFE
Address: 7754 Palm River Rd, Tampa, FL 33619
Type: Permanent Food Service
License #: 3911714
Total inspections: 10
Last inspection: 12/27/2010

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.flour
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice.
  • 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
  • Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Observed nonhandled containers used in food storage.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination.
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.kitchen Repeat Violation.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated grease. cooks line
12/27/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Violation: 05-09-1 No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. all reachin coolers
10/19/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Observed dented/rusted cans.
  • Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. sliced ham
  • Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. cooked meats
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. salt, sugar
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. all reachin coolers
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. reachin cooler in kitchen
  • Critical. Observed cloth used as a food-contact surface. cloth towel covering rice in mircowave
  • Critical. Observed food employee (cook, dishwasher, wait staff, etc.) washing hands in a sink other than an approved hand wash sink. washed hands in 3-comp sink
  • Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Observed a nonfood-grade basting brush used in food. paintbrush stored with utencils
  • Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. plastic grocery bags in reachin freezer
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
  • Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of soiled material on racks in the reach-in cooler.
  • Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. salt container
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. handsink in kitchen not working This violation must be corrected by : 9-21-10.
  • Critical. Vacuum breaker mising at hose bibb. faucet by backroom door
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. kitchen
  • Critical. Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory. kitchen
  • Observed wall in disrepair. kitchen by cooking equipment
  • Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle. (degreaser)
  • Wet mop not hung to dry. Corrected On Site.
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
  • 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 : 9-21-10.
07/21/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer. Corrected On Site.
  • 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 grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Observed hole in wall.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated grease.behind stove
  • Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated grease.hood
  • Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated grease.filters
6/16/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.front area
  • Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in freezer soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.,Itchen
  • Observed hole in wall.across from fryers
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated grease.
  • Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated grease.hood
  • Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated grease.filters
  • Observed ceiling soiled with accumulated dust.above front service area.
3/15/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times.kitchen
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed hole in wall.across from fryer
  • Observed attached equipment soiled with accumulated grease.hood fioters
  • Critical. Hood suppression system tag out-of-date. For reporting purposes only.
10/29/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit.upright freezer and 'victory' 2 door coolrr.
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of soiled material on racks in the reach-in cooler.2 door victory cooler
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.2 door victory cooler
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times.blocked by pan
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.behind fryer
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated grease.
  • Observed hole in ceiling.above exhaust hood
8/14/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 5/18/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 11/12/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 7/9/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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