Reef & Beef, 2079 Se Hwy 70, Arcadia, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: REEF & BEEF
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 2079 Se Hwy 70, Arcadia, FL 34266
License #: 2400050
Total inspections: 25
Last inspection: 11/13/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Wet mop not stored in a manner to allow the mop to dry. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Wiping cloth chlorine sanitizing solution not at proper minimum strength. Chlorine sanitizer bucket less than 50ppm. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Cut lettuce held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. 47°F. Unit filled with ice. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Cut tomatoes cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. 46°F. Unit refilled with ice. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Spray hose at dish sink lower than flood rim of sink.
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine.
  • Intermediate - Walk-in cooler not maintaining potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food at proper temperatures. Do not store potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food in this unit until the unit is capable of maintaining foods at 41 degrees Fahrenheit or colder. WIC not working properly in A.M. PH/TCS foods still in acceptable temperature range. Repairman called and arrived while inspection was in progress.
11/13/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Build-up of grease/dust/debris on hood filters. One filter.
  • Basic - Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Fan cover in walk-in cooler has accumulation of dust/debris.
  • Basic - In-use tongs stored on oven door handle. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.cookline.
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Pasta 2 days old. **Corrected On-Site**
08/11/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Intermediate - Reach-in cooler not maintaining potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food at proper temperatures. Do not store potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food in this unit until the unit is capable of maintaining foods at 41 degrees Fahrenheit or colder. Observed cooler number 2 to the right of the stove stop, ambient temperature of 52°F, **Warning**
5/1/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface.( condenser fan covers in walk in cooler)
  • Basic - Case of single-service articles stored on floor in dry storage area/kitchen/wait station. ( styrofoam cups)
  • Basic - Clean utensils or equipment stored in dirty drawer or rack.( tea spoons in container with debris in bottom in waitress area)
  • Basic - Light shield for lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing end caps.( 3 door reach in cooler in waitress area)( light over drink machine in waitress area)
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine.
  • Intermediate - Bacon Bits container containing toxic substance not labeled.( in dish area)
  • Intermediate - Required employee training expired for some employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233.
11/13/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. ( kitchen)
  • Basic - Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris.
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.( cole slaw in walk in cooler, owner voluntarily discarded)
  • High Priority - Raw fish cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.( reach in cooler, owner voluntarily discarded)
  • Intermediate - Food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.( all dish racks)
  • Intermediate - No chlorine chemical test kit provided when using chlorine sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine.
6/18/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location.ice scoop on top of ice machine
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Observed wall in disrepair.observed by dishwasher area . wall panel loose
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.
  • Critical - Outer openings not protected and vermin and/or environmental cross-contamination present.opening at base of rear door
8/31/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location.observed ice machine scoop on top of ice machine
  • Critical - Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.observed bulk fd container in store room unclean
6/7/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Floors not maintained smooth and durable. observed uneven flooring new tile Being installed
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers.observed prep area light not shielded
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Observed open dumpster lid.
  • Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface.observed interior of dishmachine
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked.observed in walkin cooler
3/7/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location.observed ice machine on top of ice machine
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers.prep area
  • Critical - Observed employee eating in a food preparation or other restricted area.
  • Critical - Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. sauce container unclean
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.observed broken tiles by dishmachine area
  • Critical - Screening is not 16-mesh to the inch.observed by ventalation fan by dishmachine
  • Critical - Vacuum breaker mising at hose bibb.observed hose bibb by qalkin cooler missing back flow preventer
9/9/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Violation: 36-13-1 Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.next routine iinspection
  • Violation: 38-07-1 Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. next routine inspe tion
6/3/2011Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical - Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures.3 dr cooler in wait station
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location.
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.observed milk @50f in 3dr cooler wait station
  • Plumbing system in disrepair.condenser line lleaking inside cooler
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked.
6/2/2011Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical - No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. bush 3 dr unit
  • Critical - Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated dust. by walkin cooler
  • Critical - Vacuum breaker mising at hose bibb. interior location by dishwasher
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
2/21/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • No Violations Were Observed
1/10/2011Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Violation: 03A-07-1 Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. observed shrimo 52f, beef 47f and scallops 56 f in main sand box Repeat Violation. cited on 6.01.2010 inspection upon callback pork 40 fish 40f
  • Critical. Violation: 04-01-1 Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. main sand box not holding phf below 41f Repeat Violation. cited on 6.01.2010upon callback fish 41 stealk 41
  • Violation: 37-09-1 Wall not smooth and easily cleanable. by electric panel
  • Violation: 42-11-1 Observed unnecessary items on the premise. 2 dr fride true
9/30/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Admin. complaint recommended
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. observed shrimo 52f, beef 47f and scallops 56 f in main sand box Repeat Violation. cited on 6.01.2010 inspection
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. observed crawfish @49f in main sand box Repeat Violation. cited on 6.01.2010
  • Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. main sand box not holding phf below 41f Repeat Violation. cited on 6.01.2010
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. handset broken utilty sink
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. men ueinal out of service
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment.
  • Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment. main kitchen line
  • Wall not smooth and easily cleanable. by electric panel
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. by walkin cooler
  • Critical. Observed container of medicine improperly stored.
  • Observed unnecessary items on the premise. rear door
  • Observed unnecessary items on the premise. 2 dr fride true
9/28/2010Routine - FoodAdministrative complaint recommended
  • Violation: 29-08-1 Plumbing system in disrepair. handset broken on 3 compartment sink wip part on order operation has 2 3 comp sinks and low temp dishwasher
  • Critical. Violation: 32-04-1 Bathroom not enclosed with tight-fitting, self-closing doors. mens and ladies room upon callback upon callback part ordered next routine inspection
  • Critical. Violation: 47-15-2 Observed an uncovered electrical box. For reporting purposes only. many exposed fuses at main junction box upon callback not done refered to fire dept
8/4/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Violation: 02-22-1 Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked.
  • Violation: 15-32-1 Observed main sand bx cooler gasket torn/in disrepair.
  • Violation: 29-08-1 Plumbing system in disrepair. hose bibb missing backflow preventor
  • Violation: 29-08-1 Plumbing system in disrepair. handset broken on 3 compartment sink
  • Violation: 29-08-1 Plumbing system in disrepair. 3 dr unit not draining water from condensor correctly. un callback still leaking
  • Critical. Violation: 32-04-1 Bathroom not enclosed with tight-fitting, self-closing doors. mens and ladies room
  • Violation: 37-03-1 Observed wall in disrepair. by ice machine rotten wallboard at base of walls
  • Violation: 38-07-1 Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. kitchen area by 3 comp sink
  • Violation: 42-11-1 Observed unnecessary items on the premise. old ice machine, dishwasher, true 2 dr, , expresso machine in store room
  • Critical. Violation: 47-15-2 Observed an uncovered electrical box. For reporting purposes only. many exposed fuses at main junction box
6/3/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Extension given, pending
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked.
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. observed basa @50f and raw shrimp @50f in main sand box in frt of stove
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. meatloaf @46f I, pasta 46f in walkin
  • Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. main sand box across from stove ambient air temp 51 f
  • Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. walkin cooler ambient air temperature of 65f
  • Critical. Thermometers not calibrated according to manufacturer's specifications.
  • Critical. No thermometer provided to measure temperature of food product.
  • Observed main sand bx cooler gasket torn/in disrepair.
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. 3 dr unit not draining water from condensor correctly
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. handset broken on 3 compartment sink
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. hose bibb missing backflow preventor
  • Critical. Bathroom not enclosed with tight-fitting, self-closing doors. mens and ladies room
  • Observed wall in disrepair. by ice machine rotten wallboard at base of walls
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. kitchen area by 3 comp sink
  • Observed unnecessary items on the premise. old ice machine, dishwasher, true 2 dr, , expresso machine in store room
  • Critical. Observed an uncovered electrical box. For reporting purposes only. many exposed fuses at main junction box
6/1/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Stem type thermometer not within the intended measuring range of use. need 0-220 F
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. tea at waitstation. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed employee drinking from an open beverage container in a food preparation or other restricted area.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
  • Observed build-up of grease, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. hood filters
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. dish and storage areas
  • Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Establishment operating without a current Hotel and Restaurant license. expired 12/01/09.
2/1/2010Routine - FoodAdministrative complaint recommended
  • Critical. Self-service salad bar/buffet lacking adequate sneezeguards or other proper protection from contamination. hot bar
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area. tea at waitstation. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled. cookline
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. kitchen
  • Critical. Observed unlabeled spray bottle. Corrected On Site.
11/6/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 6/25/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 3/18/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 3/17/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
No report available. 12/30/2008Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 10/29/2008Routine - FoodWarning Issued

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