Upper Crust Cafe And Bakery, 213 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: UPPER CRUST CAFE AND BAKERY
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 213 W Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34285
License #: 6805073
Total inspections: 16
Last inspection: 11/03/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. In reach in on cooks line. And make table next to cooks line.
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut tomato tomato 47°F. Raw shelled eggs 47°F. Blue cheese 47°F. Corrective action taken chef put items in marketable on ice.
11/03/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - In-use ice scoop stored on soiled surface between uses.
  • Basic - Unsealed concrete floor in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area.
  • Intermediate - No chlorine chemical test kit provided when using chlorine sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine.
07/03/2014Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Basic - Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • Basic - Dishmachine not washing/rinsing properly. Must wash, rinse and sanitize all dishware, equipment and utensils in three-compartment sink until dishmachine is functioning properly. Not registering any type of sanitizer. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Food stored in a location that is exposed to splash/dust. Lemons under soda nozzles.
  • Basic - Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable. Shelves where plates being stored by slicer.
  • Basic - Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Upstairs where single use items are being stored.
  • High Priority - Wiping cloth sanitizing solution bucket stored on floor.
  • Intermediate - Ambient air thermometer in holding unit not accurate within plus or minus 3 degrees Fahrenheit. Both reach in units one reads 32°F. Ambient is 43°F. Other reads 55°F. Ambient is 45°F.
  • Intermediate - Encrusted material on can opener blade.
  • Intermediate - Incorrect chemical test kit provided for measuring the concentration of the sanitizer solution used in the dishmachine/glasswasher/potwasher.
  • Intermediate - No proof of required state approved employee training provided for any employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233.
5/2/2014Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Basic - 1 male cookline Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation.
  • Basic - Current Hotel and Restaurant license not displayed.
  • Basic - Food stored on floor. Observed 2 boxes Hershey's choc. Chips boxes stored on kitchen floor underneath racks. Corrected on site.
10/24/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - 1 female frontline togo service Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation.
  • Basic - Current Hotel and Restaurant license not displayed.
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometers kitchen lowboy V single door stainless cold holding unit and in upright single door frigid aire white reach in cold holding unit.
  • Basic - Rear kitchen cookline Clean utensils or equipment stored in a white plastic dirty drawer or rack.
  • High Priority - Shell eggs in use or stored with cracks or broken shells. See stop sale. Located on kitchen food prep table.
  • 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. Observed 9 of 13 employees food handler training documentation incomplete or expired.
5/2/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. observed rear kitchen employees restroom handwashing sink blocked by radio electrical equipment .
  • Critical - Insufficient space around electrical equipment to permit ready and safe operation of such equipment. For reporting purposes only. observed rear kitchen employees restroom handwashing sink splash exposed to radio equipment wiring . observed radio equipment located on top of and interfering with handwashing sink accessibility.
  • Observed attached equipment including cookline hood filters and surrounding walls soiled with excessive accumulated grease.
  • Observed clean utensils/equipment stored in dirty drawers, racks, vestibules or toilet rooms, or between equipment/walls. observed kitchen cleaned plastic container lids storage bin excessively soiled with food debris .
  • Observed excessive food debris accumulated on kitchen floor behind and underneath kitchen cookline equipment including Cadco convection oven table station .
  • Observed excessive grease and food debris accumulated under cooking equipment including fryer, griddle and grill.
  • Critical - Observed interior of kitchen Hamilton Beach black microwave excessively soiled.
  • Critical - Observed interior of kitchen lowboy Atlas reach-in lowboy stainless reach in cooler soiled with excessive accumulation of food residue.
  • Critical - Observed interior of kitchen upright Frigidaire reach-in cooler and Frigidaire upright freezer soiled with excessive accumulation of food residue.
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. observed kitchen cookline lowboy stainless reach in cooler raw unpasteurized shell eggs liquid damaged storage bowl storage over ready to eat mushrooms .
  • Observed utensils in poor condition. observed kitchen cookline lowboy stainless reach in cooler plastic raw unpasteurized shell eggs liquid storage container damaged and chipping.
  • Critical - observed 2012 Hotel and Restaurant license not displayed.
  • Critical - observed No conspicuously located thermometer in kitchen lowboy 2 door stainless reach in Atlas cooler holding unit.
10/16/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Hood not cleaned to bare metal prior to surfaces becoming heavily contaminated with grease or oily sludge. For reporting purposes only. observed excessive grease on 5 kitchen hood filters .
  • Critical - Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. observed 1 food preparation employee repeatedly touching rte blueberries barehanded . Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. observed 4 boxes of food including graham crackers and hersheys chocolate and 1 sugar bag storage on kitchen floor .
  • Critical - Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. observed cookline griddle lower food utensils storage shelf lined with excessively soiled with food debris .
  • Observed garbage on the ground and/or pad around exterior mopsink.
  • Observed personal care item stored with food. observed 1 personal cellular phone storage on food storage shelf over lowboy reachin cookline .cooler
  • observed 2 Wet wiping clothsnot stored in sanitizing solution between uses located on kitchen food preparation tables .
5/8/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Observed cookline reachin cooler raw animal food including 2 raw shell eggs flats stored over ready-to-eat food including rte's mushrooms and bacon. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - observed Hot water and cold water not provided/shut off or inadequate at rear kitchen employee restroom hand wash sink.
  • Critical - observed No conspicuously located thermometer in upright reachin white single door frigidaire cold holding unit.
11/29/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Observed food including 1 open sugar bag stored on kitchen floor. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed personal item stored with food. observed 1 telephone receiver located on kitchen food preparation table
  • Critical - ob No conspicuously located thermometer in kitchen lowboy black and stainless single door cold holding unit. Repeat Violation.
  • observed 1 Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses on kitchen food preparation table
  • Critical - observed Lack of use of chemical test kit when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine.
5/17/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name./observed kitchen mini white flour bin unlabeled located on lower center island preparation table
  • In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container./observed flour scoop handle in product in kitchen lower shelf white flour storage bin
  • Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands./observed dishwasher handling clean then dirty then clean dishware without handwashing in between tasks.
  • Observed 1 dishwasher employee with no hair restraint./handling both clean and soiled dishware
  • Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits./observed kitchen central preparation table island lower shelf onions storage bin interior bottom excessively soiled with foods debris
  • Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits./observed 3 rear kitchen white utensils storage bins excessively soiled with foods debris
  • Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers./observed 2 light covers damaged /cracked located directly over foods preparation areas
12/17/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint./observed 1 kitchen foods preparation employee no hair restraint Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled./kitchen hamilton beach microwave interior soiled
  • Critical. Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom./observed employee restroom no waste baskets covering
  • Inadequate number of trash receptacles in establishment./no trash receptacle present in rear unisex employee restroom
7/6/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit./frontline desserts glass front single door reachin cooler
  • Critical. Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times./frontline waiting station hw sink blocked by soiled flatware utensils
  • Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing./frontline waiting station hw sink utilized for dumping - drink waste ice present and soiled flatware utensils present
  • Observed inside/of dumpster not clean.
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.
2/15/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. paperwork TACKS storage/pinned above center island preparation table
  • Observed employee with no beard guard/restraint./cookline employee x 1
  • Observed ripped/worn tin foil used as shelf cover./cookline
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.employees restroom
  • Observed inside/of dumpster not clean.
  • Observed non-bagged garbage in dumpster.
  • Employee lockers improperly located./ob purses , personal paperwork on kitchen cookline preparation shelfs
  • Wet mop not hung to dry.
9/16/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 4/17/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 12/4/2008Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 10/2/2008Routine - FoodWarning Issued

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