Whaleys Blazeing Bbq, 5150 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: WHALEYS BLAZEING BBQ
Type: Mobile Food Dispensing Vehicle
Address: 5150 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33603
License #: 3951500
Total inspections: 13
Last inspection: 09/22/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler shelves soiled with encrusted food debris.
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times.
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink.
  • Intermediate - No soap provided at handwash sink.
09/22/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting.
  • Basic - Food stored on floor. Potatoes
  • Basic - Old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning.
  • Basic - Open dumpster lid.
  • Basic - Single-service items stored on floor.
  • 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.
  • High Priority - Nonfood-grade containers used for food storage - direct contact with food.
  • High Priority - Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with food.
2/3/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Current Hotel and Restaurant license not displayed.
  • Basic - Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.
  • Basic - Grease receptacle not on proper pad/nonabsorbent surface.
  • Basic - Hotel and Restaurant license decal not displayed on mobile food dispensing vehicle.
  • Basic - Mobile food dispensing vehicle license number not permanently affixed on the side of the unit in figures at least 2 inches high and in contrasting colors from the background of the vehicle.
  • High Priority - Live flies in kitchen.
  • High Priority - Live, small flying insects in food preparation area.
  • Intermediate - Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
7/18/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Hotel and Restaurant license decal not displayed on mobile food dispensing vehicle.
  • Basic - Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris.
  • Basic - Open dumpster lid.
  • Basic - Walk-in cooler shelves soiled with encrusted food debris.
  • Intermediate - Buildup of soiled material on racks in the reach-in cooler.
  • Intermediate - Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Intermediate - No soap provided at handwash sink.
3/27/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in walk-in cooler/freezer.
  • Basic - Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris.
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times.
  • Intermediate - Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink.
2/13/2013Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory.
  • Critical - Mobile food dispensing vehicle license number not permanently affixed on the side of the unit in figures at least 2 inches high and in contrasting colors from the background of the vehicle.
  • Mobile food dispensing vehicle not reporting to commmissary as required.
  • Critical - No chemical test kit provided when using chemical sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine.
  • Critical - Observed employee put on/changing single use gloves and engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands.
  • Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical - Observed live flies in kitchen.
  • Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination.
  • Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked.
12/12/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Mobile food dispensing vehicle license number not permanently affixed on the side of the unit in figures at least 2 inches high and in contrasting colors from the background of the vehicle.
  • Mobile food dispensing vehicle not reporting to commmissary as required.
  • Critical - No proper chemical test kit provided for measuring the concentration of the sanitizer solution used for wiping cloths.
  • Critical - Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical - Observed live flies in kitchen.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit.(food discarded) Corrected On Site.
  • Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination.
5/23/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink. Water heater not working .
  • Critical. Hotel and Restaurant license decal not displayed on mobile food dispensing vehicle.
  • Critical. Mobile food dispensing vehicle license number not permanently affixed on the side of the unit in figures at least 2 inches high and in contrasting colors from the background of the vehicle.
  • Mobile food dispensing vehicle not reporting to commmissary as required due to being hard wired to electric.
  • Observed a mobile food dispensing vehicle connected to utilities on more than a temporary basis. Electric is hard wired.
  • 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 : 5-1-10.
3/1/2010Complaint FullWarning Issued
  • No Violations Were Observed
11/9/2009Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Observed smoker not screened in or have overhead proctection. This violation must be corrected by : 11/06/09.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface.(kitchen equipments)
  • Observed single-service items stored on floor.
  • Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination.
  • Critical. Observed live flies in kitchen.
  • Critical. Observed toxic item stored by utensils.
11/5/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Food-contact surfaces in contact with potentially hazardous food not cleaned at least every four hours.
  • Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination.
  • Critical. Hand wash sink not functioning on mobile food dispensing vehicle. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.
  • Critical. Portable fire extinguisher not properly mounted at least 4 inches off the floor and the top no higher than 5 feet off the floor. For reporting purposes only.
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
8/12/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 4/17/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 3/11/2009Routine - FoodWarning Issued

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