Valenti Restaurant, 1200 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: VALENTI RESTAURANT
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 1200 E Venice Ave, Venice, FL 34292-2151
License #: 6803452
Total inspections: 15
Last inspection: 09/30/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers.
  • Basic - Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. Both male cooks in kitchen.
  • Basic - Hood soiled with accumulated grease.
  • Basic - In-use ice scoop stored on soiled surface between uses. Under soda nozzles on soda machine.
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler shelves soiled with encrusted food debris. Wooden shelves. Have build up of sticky black like substance.
  • Intermediate - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink. No hot water at sink in back where back of house wash hands.
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Front hand sink on counter.
  • Intermediate - Proof of required state approved employee training not available for some employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. Books are in, just need to get it started.
09/30/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in walk-in cooler/freezer.
  • Basic - Ceiling soiled with accumulated dust. Light panel in preparation area.
  • Basic - Ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers had accumulation of mold-like substance. In kitchen .over cooks
  • Basic - Dead roaches on premises. 2 dead roaches on floor in front of cooks line freezer.
  • Basic - Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation.nobserved cook no hair restraint
  • Basic - Fan cover in walk-in cooler has accumulation of dust/debris.
  • Basic - Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. Under grill and mixer areas.
  • Basic - Food debris/dust/grease/soil residue on interior of oven.
  • Basic - Utensils in poor condition. Lids on container holding sugar and flour. Cracked and chipped.
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw veal and raw ground pork over cut broccoli and sun dried tomato. Reach in cooks line. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance inside the ice bin.
5/30/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Opened employee beverage container in a cold holding unit with food to be served to customers.
2/21/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - 1 Carbon dioxide/helium tank not adequately secured located in rear kitchen soda syrup storage shelf area.
  • Basic - Accumulation of debris on exterior of warewashing machine located on exterior top.
  • Basic - Accumulation of food debris inside warewashing machine on interior door surfaces.
  • Basic - Equipment in poor repair. Observed rear kitchen ice machine scoop damaged and cracked .
  • Basic - Floor soiled/has accumulation of debris in rear liquor bar large dry storage room located underneath canned goods storage rack and around food storage lidded tubs.
  • Basic - Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor underneath and around large Hobart floor mounted mixer.
  • Basic - Food stored on floor. Observed 4 exterior walkin freezer boxes contains seafood and lasagna dough sheets stored on floor and observed exterior walkin cooler bag of carrots stored on floor.
  • Basic - Garbage on the ground and/or pad around dumpster. Observed excessive broken glass , plastic trays, and wood boards located behind dumpster.
  • Basic - Interior kitchen area walk-in freezer and establishment exterior walkin freezer floors excessively soiled with food and other physical debris.
  • Basic - Nonfood-contact equipment not designed and constructed in a durable manner. Observed kitchen walkin cooler and exterior establishment walkin cooler wooden shelves constructed of pressure treated lumber.
  • Basic - Unpackaged food not protected from environmental sources of contamination during storage. Observed kitchen walkin cooler and exterior walkin cooler foods including meats, vegetables, fruits and dairy products stored on shelving constructed from pressure treated lumber.
  • High Priority - Dented/rusted cans present. See stop sale. Observed 3 black olive cans and 1 artichoke hearts can in rear bar area large dry storage room excessively damaged and dented. Products discarded.
  • High Priority - Employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands - food was not being heated as a sole ingredient to 145 degrees F or immediately added to other ingredients to be cooked/heated to the minimum required temperature to allow bare hand contact. Establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure. Observed 1 male employee repeatedly cutting and touching lemons at frontline liquor bar. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Excessive Grease interceptor/trap overflowing onto floor/ground.
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food in reach-in cooler. Observed kitchen cookline upright glass front single door reachin cooler raw pooled shell eggs stored over rte ready to eat cut washed mushrooms and observed raw seafood stored over opened rte ready to eat carton cream.
  • High Priority - Vacuum breaker missing at extetior mopsink hosed bibb.
  • Intermediate - Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food opened and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Observed 4 kitchen walkin cooleropened sliced deli meat packages not date marked.
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at front counter employee handwash sink.
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked post 24 hours opening.
5/13/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Equipment or utensils not designed or constructed in a durable manner. observed establishment interior walkin cooler shelves constructed of non sealed pressure treated lumber. Repeat Violation. observed exterior walkin cooler food storage shelves constructed of unsealed treated lumber .
  • Observed 3 cookline employees with no hair restraints.
  • Critical - Observed accumulation of excessive food debris in warewashing machine and associated equipment including exterior top and interior door surfaces.
  • Critical - Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. observed 1 service employee repeatedly cutting and touching ready to eat breads barehanded. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed excessive food debris accumulated on exterior walkin freezer floor. observed kitchen cookline floor underneath corner fryer station excessively soiled with food debris and grease.
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. observed 1 box octopus, 1 box poultry and 1 box meatballs storage on exterior walkin freezer floor .
  • Observed front line waiting station ice scoop with handle in contact with drink ice.
  • Critical - observed 1 Vacuum breaker missing at exterior mopsink hosed bibb.
  • observed 4 Wet wiping cloths not stored in sanitizing solution between uses located on kitchen food preparation tables.
  • Critical - observed No handwashing sign provided at a front line bakery display case handsink used by food employees.
10/26/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Observed excessive food debris accumulated on rear bar walkin freezer floor.
  • Critical - Observed food including 1 box carrot cakes, 1 box seafood , 3 boxes rte vegetables stored on rear bar walkin freezer floor.
  • Critical - Observed food including 1 box rte vegetables , 2 boxes poultry , 1 box calamari and 1 beef storage box stored on exterior walkin freezer floor.
  • Observed nonfood-grade pressure treated lumber utilitized for food storage shelfs in exterior walkin cooler . Repeat Violation.
  • Observed nonfood-grade wooden kitchen walkin cooler shelfs used for food storage. observed non sealed pressure treated lumber utilitized as storage shelfs in kitchen walkin cooler . Repeat Violation.
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. observed 3 kitchen walkin cooler containers of raw thawed veal and poultry storage over 3 rte storage buckets containing rtee soups and sauces.
  • Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. observed kitchen cookline upright glass front single door true reachin cooler rte cooked vacuum sealed mussels and clans storage under raw thawed poultry .
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. observed a rear bar dry storage room mens restroom cold water faucet handle not functioning .
  • Critical - observed Cold water not provided/shut off at a rear bar dry storage mens employee restroom handwash sink.
  • Critical - observed No handwashing sign provided at a front line bar handsink used by food employees.
  • Critical - observed Vacuum breaker missing at exterior rear door mopsink hose bibb.
  • Critical - observed front line cash register area Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.
5/22/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. observed 15 frontline cash register area displayed rte's cookies exposed to patron contamination and not covered. Repeat Violation.
  • Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable. observed interior and exterior walkin coolers storage shelfs constructed of pressure treated green wood boards and not properly sealed.
  • Observed 12 actively engaged cookline employees with no hair restraints. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical - Observed dented/rusted cans. observed 6 (100 oz or greater) food stuff cans , including pepper strips , 2 diced potatoes , apple rings , green olives, and ketchup excessively damaged and leaking food products onto surrounding undamaged cans. products discarded . Corrected On Site.
  • Observed excessive food debris accumulated on exterior walkin freezer floor .
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. observed 1 box desserts and 1 box cheeses on rear equipment storage walkin freezer floor . Repeat Violation.
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. observed 1 box poultry and 1 box broccoli on exterior walkin freezer floor . Repeat Violation.
  • Observed nonfood-grade materials used for food storage. observed exterior walkin cooler and interior walkin cooler storage shelfs constructed of pressure treated green wood boards. Repeat Violation.
  • Observed single-service articles handled, displayed, or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination. observed unwrapped straws utilized and touched barehanded at kitchen waiting station .
  • Plumbing system in disrepair. observed cold water not provided at rear utensils/equipment storage employee restroom handwashing sink .
  • Critical - Stop Sale issued due to adulteration of food product. issued for 6 (100 oz or greater) food stuff cans in rear utensils /equipment storage room can storage rack.
  • Critical - observed Cold water not provided/shut off at rear utensils storage employee restroom handwash sink.
  • Critical - observed Handwashing cleanser lacking at rear utensils storage employee restroom handwashing lavatory. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - observed No handwashing sign provided at a frontline cash register handsink used by food employees. Repeat Violation. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - observed No handwashing sign provided at arear utensils storage employee restroom handsink used by food employees. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - observed Vacuum breaker missing at exterior mopsink hose bibb.
12/1/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Equipment or utensils not designed or constructed in a durable manner. observed interior and exterior walkin coolers shelfs constructed of unsealed pressure treated wooden boards. Repeat Violation.
  • Observed 2 cookline employees with no hair restraints.
  • Critical - Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. observed kitchen food preparation employee repeatedly touching washed cut salds vegetables barehanded. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed food stored on floor. observed 2 boxes exterior walkin cooler vegetables stored on floor .
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. observed walkin cooler deli opened meats and cooked stew not date marked post 24 hours opened and/or cooked.
  • observed 3Wet wiping cloths not stored in sanitizing solution between uses on waiting station food preparation table
  • Critical - observed Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. observed frontline counter cookies not covered and not patron contamination protected .
  • Critical - observed Handwashing cleanser lacking at frontline cash register handwashing lavatory.
  • observed Intermezzo bar Waste line missing at soda gun holster.
  • Critical - observed No handwashing sign provided at Intermezzo Bar handsink used by food employees.
  • Critical - observed frontline counter cash register Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.
6/3/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed food /sausage , chicken , lamb stored on exterior walkin cooler floor. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor./observed boxed breads, poultry , eggplant storage on rear storage room walkin freezer floor Repeat Violation.
  • Observed 3 foods preparation employees with no hair restraints.
  • Equipment or utensils not designed or constructed for use as foods grade storage . /observed exterior walkin cooler shelf(s) constructed of pressure treated lumber / Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of soil in the interior of rear catering storage room/ice machine./detail
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor./observed 3 boxes of foam hinged togo containers on rear catering storage room floor
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a frontline bar handsink used by food employees. Repeat Violation.
12/8/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Ready-to-eat potentially hazardous food not consumed/sold within 7 days after opening/preparation. Food may not be served./observed 6 quarts milk in exterior walkin cooler with use by date of 7/9/10 and not opened or consumed
  • Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided.
  • Critical. Food thermometer not accurate within +/- 2 degrees Fahrenheit./observed broken thermometer in cookline 3 doors reachin lowboy cooler
  • Critical. Displayed food not properly protected from contamination./observed frontline cookie selection not patron protected-no sneeze guards . Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor./observed 2 tomatoe boxes on exterior walkin cooler floor Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor./observed 1 box each swai fillets , octopus, poultry on exterior walkin freezer floor Repeat Violation. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor./observed 3 cookie boxes storage on rear walkin freezer floor Repeat Violation.
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location..observed frontline bar ice machine scoop storage on soiled surface
  • Observed establishment using wood (other than a hard, close-grained wood) as a food-contact surface./observed exterior and interior walkin coolers wooden shelves composed of pressure treated -unsealed wood/ Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Lack of use of chemical test kit when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine./observed no test kit Repeat Violation.
  • Observed single-service articles handled, displayed, or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination./observed unwrapped waiting station straws utilized
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees./frontline display case hw sink
  • Observed dumpster rusted out on left side/observed 6 inch by 12 inch hole on left side of dumpster Repeat Violation.
7/21/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Displayed food not properly protected from contamination./frontline cookies /no adequate sneeze guards - Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor./rear storage walkin freezer -boxes cookies and cookie dough
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor./exterior walkin freezer boxes poultry and beef
  • Equipment or utensils not designed or constructed in a durable manner./walkin coolers shelfs raw pressure treated wood
  • Equipment or utensils not designed or constructed in a durable manner./exterior walkin cooler shelfs raw pressure treated wood
  • Critical. No chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine.-per dishwasher personnel
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor./rear storage room-boxes single service cups, hinged containers
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees./intermezzo lounge hw sink
  • Observed inside/outside of dumpster not clean.
  • Observed dumpster rusted out on bottom./left side
  • Observed food debris accumulated on walkin freezer floor.
3/24/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor./bar storage walkin freezer -box desserts
  • Critical. Observed food stored on floor./exterior walkin freezer -squid, exterior walkin cooler lettuce
  • Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area./frontline check out-cookies display /management states sneeze guard being manufactured
  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect./observed cookline employee routinely touch breads barehanded -NO BAREHANDED READY TO EAT FOODS BAREHANDED CONTACT ALLOWED - Corrected On Site.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint./x 1 cookline employee
  • Critical. Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength./observed 0 ppm chlorine /dishwasher -3 compartment sink available
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor./rear bar storage room/take out containers- 1 box
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees./bar hw sink
10/29/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 6/3/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 2/6/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
No report available. 12/3/2008Routine - FoodWarning Issued

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