Winkles Ice Cream, 209 E Ruby Street, Tavares, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Business Info

Address: 209 E Ruby Street, Tavares, FL 32778
Type: Permanent Food Service
License #: 4508434
Total inspections: 5
Last inspection: 01/12/2011

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date



  • No Violations Were Observed
01/12/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. No thermometer provided to measure temperature of food product.
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. Single serve cups used as scoop
  • Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. Switching task from touching money to food prep
  • Critical. Food-contact surfaces in contact with potentially hazardous food not cleaned at least every 24 hours. Soft serve machine
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.
  • Critical. Observed spray hose at dish sink lower than flood rim of sink.
  • Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Used as dump sink as evidence of food debris inside hand sink
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.
  • Critical. Observed toxic item stored by food. Chemical spray bottles
  • 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 Incomplete
07/12/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Observed liquid spilled on bottom of reach in cooler.
  • Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.
1/22/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Hotel and Restaurant license not properly displayed. Called office, conformation, new license not received, wrong mailing address, office made corrections. The establishment to call Tallahassee to request a duplicate.
  • No copy of latest inspection report.
10/5/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 6/11/2009Food-Licensing InspectionInspection Completed - No Further Action

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