Ping's Chinese Cuisine, 5445 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: PING'S CHINESE CUISINE
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 5445 Fruitville Rd, Sarasota, FL 34232-6418
License #: 6803501
Total inspections: 15
Last inspection: 3/10/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Attached equipment soiled with accumulated dust, shelves in kitchen
  • Basic - No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees at front counter.
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler shelves with rust that has pitted the surface.
  • Basic - Wall soiled with accumulated food debris near grinder in back room.
3/10/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense uncooked rice. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees at front counter.
  • Basic - Soil residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface, top of Dishmachine.
  • Intermediate - Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
11/12/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Build-up of food debris on wood doors to prep table near walk in cooler.
  • Basic - Fan cover in walk-in cooler has accumulation of dust/debris.
  • Basic - Leaking pipe at plumbing fixture, hand wash sink at sushi bar.
  • Basic - No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees in kitchen near walk in cooler and HWS sink at sushi line.
  • Basic - Stored food not covered in walk-in cooler, cut vegetables. **Corrected On-Site**
6/11/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Observed dead insects inside overhead light covers in kitchen.
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair, grinder in back prep area has rust on front side. One rack in walk in cooler rusty.
  • Observed residue build-up on top of Dishmachine.
  • Observed unnecessary items on the premise, cardboard stacked in back room storage area.
12/27/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees at sushi bar.
  • Critical - Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense rice. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair, some racks in walkin cooler rusty.
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over cooked food. Shell eggs over chicken in reachin cooler. Corrected On Site.
8/13/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Nonfood-contact equipment exposed to splash/spillage not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable. Shelf in kitchen over three compartment sink is unsealed wood.
  • Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit at sushi bar. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair, wire racks in walkin cooler rusty.
  • Observed residue build-up on broiler at cookline.
3/21/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Observed bag of cabbage and bag of onions stored on floor near walkin cooler.
  • Critical - Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. Observed employee touching cut cabbage with bare hands in food prep area of kitchen. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed build-up of food debris and stains on doors of cabinet under food prep area in back room.
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair, bottom shelf of steam table at cookline is rusty.
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair, rusty racks in walkin cooler. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical - Observed uncovered cut onions and peppers in walkin cooler.
  • Observed unnecessary items on the premise, excessive cardboard boxes stacked in back storeroom, unable to see floor.
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. Cooked BBQ pork, breaded chicken and cooked rice in walkin cooler.
10/11/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Egg rolls in walkin cooler stored in used cardboard boxes without a liner.
  • Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit in kitchen.
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair, wire racks in walkin cooler rusty.
  • Critical - Observed uncovered egg rolls in walkin cooler.
5/27/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Heimlich maneuver sign posted.
  • Observed build-up of grease on hood filters.
  • Critical - Observed improper vertical separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods. Chicken over beef in walkin cooler. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical - Observed interior of upright reach-in cooler in kitchen with accumulation of food residue on wire racks.
  • Critical - Observed uncovered food in walkin cooler, cut peppers and onions. Repeat Violation.
  • Observed unnecessary items on the premise. Cardboard boxes randomly stored on floor in back room. Repeat Violation.
1/31/2011Routine - 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. Egg rolls in walkin cooler and BBQ pork in walkin cooler.
  • Critical. Observed raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit/during preparation. Chicken over pork in walkin cooler.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered cut onions and bok choi in walkin cooler.
  • Critical. Observed used cardboard as a cover for egg rolls in upright reachin cooler. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed interior of upright reach-in cooler at cookline soiled with accumulation of food residue on bottom shelf.
  • Observed build-up of dust and dirt on shelf with grinder parts in back room.
  • Observed unnecessary items on the premise. Cardboard scattered haphazardly in store room.
9/27/2010Routine - 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. Four tubs of egg rolls in walkin cooler.
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over cooked food. Shell eggs over cooked chicken in 4 door reachin cooler.
  • Observed equipment in poor repair, racks rusted in upright 4 door reachin cooler in kitchen .
  • No Heimlich maneuver sign posted.
6/9/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Chicken over container of sauces in walkin cooler.
  • Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair, racks in 4 door reachin cooler are rusty.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of soiled material on grinder head attachments.
  • Critical. Observed interior of broiler with food residue.
  • Observed build-up of grease on hood filters.
  • Observed build-up of food debris on magnetic knife holder in prep area.
  • Observed unnecessary items on the premise. Numerous cardboard boxes piled in dry storage area.
1/11/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in reachin cooler, egg rolls. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in walkin cooler, cut peppers and cabbage .
  • Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.
  • Observed build-up of food debris on small shelf next to chest freezer in kitchen .
  • Observed build-up of dust on canned goods shelf in back.
  • Observed build-up of food debris on front of food prep cabinet in back room.
  • No Heimlich maneuver sign posted.
  • Observed no child labor law poster.
8/25/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 4/1/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 11/5/2008Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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