Woody's River Roo Pub & Grill, 5717 E 18th St, Ellenton, FL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: WOODY'S RIVER ROO PUB & GRILL
Type: Permanent Food Service
Address: 5717 E 18th St, Ellenton, FL 34222
License #: 5100092
Total inspections: 17
Last inspection: 07/15/2014

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

Disposition

  • Basic - Clean glasses, cups, bowls, plates, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Fan cover and ceiling in walk-in cooler has accumulation of dust/debris.
  • Basic - Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. In dishwash area.
  • Basic - Spray bottle containing a food product not labeled. Vinegar at bar.
  • Basic - Straws provided for customer self-service not individually wrapped or in an approved dispenser. At bar, accessible by public.
  • Basic - Wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.
  • Basic - Wiping cloth sanitizing solution stored on the floor. Manager moved off floor. **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - All potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) foods in reach-in cooler cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Ambient 55°F, Salmon 48°F, mahi 50°F, crab 48°F for one hour. Advised to monitor cooler, keep top closed, ice food or move to another cooler.
  • High Priority - Food container stored in ice used for drinks. Water bottle with lemon stored in drink ice at bar. Bartender removed and replaced ice. See stop sale.
  • High Priority - Waste water pipe from dishmachine not aligned over drain. Waste water was flowing into dish washing room floor. Owner moved machine back in place. **Corrected On-Site**
  • 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. American and Swiss cheeses.
  • 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. Ambient 55°F, Salmon 48°F, mahi 50°F, crab 48°F for one hour. Advised to monitor cooler, keep top closed, ice food or move to another cooler.
07/15/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Intermediate - Food manager certification expired. **Warning**
4/24/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Basic - No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. Bar area.
  • Intermediate - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink. Men's and women's bathrooms.
1/13/2014Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. Cook line cooler. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable. Make table across from grill.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Half and half held in small reach in cooler at bar with ambient air of 54?F. by discarding. Half and half will be held in beer cooler. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Wiping cloth chlorine sanitizing solution not at proper minimum strength. 50 ppm **Corrected On-Site**
11/29/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Ambient air thermometer in holding unit not accurate within +/- 3 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Critical - Observed employee wipe gloved hands on clothes/apron. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed employee with no hair restraint.
  • Critical - Observed open beverage containers on handwash sink. Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
  • Observed wet wiping cloths used for occasional spills on equipment food- and nonfood-contact surfaces not clean. Hanging on nail wet, used on slicer repeatedly. Corrected On Site.
7/5/2012Complaint FullInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Establishment did not report seating change that affects the license fee, Clean Indoor Air Act, fire safety, bathroom requirements or other related requirements.
  • Critical - No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit. [cookline cooler] Corrected On Site.
2/13/2012Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit-small reach in cooler along cookline Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed box of food stored on floor in walk in freezer. Corrected On Site.
8/17/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical - Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory-dishwash area Corrected On Site.
  • Observed a leak at two compartment sink at dishwash area
  • Critical - Observed buildup of orange and black mold like substance in ice machine
  • Critical - Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Observed sanitizer bucket in handsink at outdoor tiki hut Corrected On Site.
  • Critical - Observed live flies in bar area
  • Critical - Observed live flies in kitchen.
  • Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food thawed at room temperature. Seafood in two compartment sink and bucket of chicken wings along cookline Corrected On Site.
  • Observed scoop for flour like substance lacking handle.
  • Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area under three compartment sink.
5/19/2011Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Violation: 35B-04-1 Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. Observed small lower wall opening in back of tiki hut behind prep cooler. Opening exposes outside elements into tiki hut.
12/30/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in holding unit holding condiments
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed at room temperature. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. Observed employee place sandwich toppings on sandwich while touching topping with bare hands. Also observed employee handle sliced cheese with bare hands. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning.
  • Observed residue build-up on inside of beer/wine reach in cooler at outdoor tiki hut.
  • Observed single-service articles handled, displayed, or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination. Observed unwrapped straws atbar displayed in a manner that allows for customer self serve and does not prevent contamination.
  • Critical. Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory-at tiki hut
  • Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed approximately 20 dry rodent droppings found on shelves holding liquor at outdoor tiki hut. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed approximately 10 dry rodent droppings in side reach in cooler holding wine , beer, drink mixes and dressings at outdoor tiki hut. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed approximately 5 dry rodent droppings in dishwash area. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed a drink mixer carton that appears to have rodent knaw marks completely through carton . Carton located in reach in cooler at tiki hut.
  • Critical. Observed live flies in kitchen.
  • Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. Observed small lower wall opening in back of tiki hut behind prep cooler. Opening exposes outside elements into tiki hut.
  • 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-at bar
12/29/2010Routine - FoodWarning Issued
  • Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed in standing water. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink-bar
10/1/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. Violation: 22-20-1 Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
  • Critical. Violation: 35A-07-1 Observed flies in outdoor bar area.
7/20/2010Routine - FoodCall Back - Complied
  • Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided.
  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. Observed employee touching a ready to eat sandwich type food with bare hands. Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense food that is not ready-to-eat-bread crumbs and flour like substances. Corrected On Site.
  • In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. Observed knives stored in between reach in coolers and prep tables.
  • Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed old food stuck to clean dishware/utensils.
  • Critical. Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Corrected On Site.
  • Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
  • Critical. Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
  • Observed single-service articles handled, displayed, or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination. Observed unwrapped single service straws displayed upward in a manner that customers can serve themselves .
  • Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination. Observed employee drink cup dispenser lacking cover to protect from contamination. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink-outside tiki bar
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees-outside tiki bar.
  • Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions-bar
  • Critical. Observed flies in outdoor bar area.
  • Critical. Observed toxic item (stainless steel cleaner)stored by food products. Corrected On Site.
5/19/2010Routine - FoodAdministrative complaint recommended
  • Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. Observed employee touching sandwich toppings (onions lettuce) on sandwich with bare hands. Operator informed employee of violation and employee stopped touching ready to eat food with barehands. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense food that is not ready-to-eat Corrected On Site.
  • Observed single-service articles handled, displayed, or dispensed in a manner that allows for contamination.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees-bar Corrected On Site.
2/3/2010Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
  • Critical. No conspicuously located thermometer in reach in cooler.
  • Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense sugars.
  • Observed ice scoop with handle in contact with ice. Corrected On Site.
  • Observed ripped/worn tin foil used as shelf cover. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled-top portion of microwave ceiling hanging down Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. Observed black mold like substances in the interior of ice machine. Corrected On Site.
  • Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees at bar.
10/19/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 5/28/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action
No report available. 3/3/2009Routine - FoodInspection Completed - No Further Action

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