Cafe Northwest And Spranos Bar, 114 Des Moines Avenue, Ames, IA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



Business Info

Name: CAFE NORTHWEST AND SPRANOS BAR
Type: Restaurant with liquor
Sub type: Full Service
Address: 114 Des Moines Avenue, Ames, IA 50010
Owner and phone: AUGUSTIN MENDEZ AND GEORGE PAPOUCHIS
515-451-7852

Total inspections: 10
Last inspection: 5/24/2010

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

  • Food Temperature/Time Control
    • Adequate cooling for cooked/prepared food (Improper cooling methods 3-501.15, pg 81)
    • Cold hold (PHF food not maintained at 41° F or below 3-501.16, pg 82)
  • Personnel
    • Demonstration of knowledge (Demonstration of knowledge 2-102.11, p 23)
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Date Marking (Inadequate date marking of ready-to-eat foods 3-501.17, p 83)
    • Food Protection (Food stored in prohibited areas 3-305.12, p 69)
    • Labeling (Food not properly labeled 3-602.11, p 93 IAC 481-31.5)
    • Approved Source/Sound Condition (Sound condition: disposition of ready-to-eat foods 3-501.18, p 85)
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Hand drying not provided 6-301.12, p 173)
    • Plumbing: installed/maintained (Plumbing maintained in good repair 5-205.15, p 153)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Thermometers provided/accurate (Thermometers: provided & accessible 4-302.12(A), pg 120)
    • Food contact surfaces (Food contact with unclean surfaces or probe type price tags 3-304.11, p 65)
    • Food contact surfaces (Cutting surfaces on blocks or boards not maintained 4-501.12, p 123)
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces: designed, cleanable 4-202.16, p 107)
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Floors, walls, ceilings installed, are not easily cleanable 6-201.11, p 166)
5/24/2010Routine
  • Food Temperature/Time Control
    • Adequate cooling for cooked/prepared food (Adequate cooling PHF/time/temperature 3-501.14, pg 80)
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Date Marking (Inadequate date marking of ready-to-eat foods 3-501.17, p 83)
    • Food Protection (Shellstock, condition (clean, free of broken/dead shellfish) 3-202.19, p 56)
    • Cross-Contamination Protection (Inadequate protection from cross-contamination 3-302.11, p 61)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Cutting surfaces on blocks or boards not maintained 4-501.12, p 123)
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces exposed to food: cleanable, nonabsorbent 4-101.19, p 104)
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Floors, walls, ceilings installed, are not easily cleanable 6-201.11, p 166)
  • Other Operations
    • Handling/storage/labeling of toxic items (Storage & display, separation 7-301.11, p 187)
11/17/2009Routine
  • Personnel
    • Proper handwashing (Hands & arms, clean condition 2-301.11, p 40)
    • Good hygienic practices (Eating, drinking or using tobacco 2-401.11, p 45)
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Date Marking (Inadequate date marking of ready-to-eat foods 3-501.17, p 83)
    • Food Protection (Storage, clean, off-the-floor 3-305.11, p 68)
    • Cross-Contamination Protection (Inadequate protection from cross-contamination 3-302.11, p 61)
  • Warewashing
    • Mechanical washing/sanitizing (Sanitization requirement/methods: hot water or chemical 4-702.11, 4-703.11, p 137)
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Hand soap/cleanser not provided 6-301.11, p 173)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Food contact surfaces, characteristics 4-101.11, p 101)
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces: designed, cleanable 4-202.16, p 107)
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Floors, walls, ceilings installed, are not easily cleanable 6-201.11, p 166)
  • Other Operations
    • Adequate pest control (Inadequate or improper pest control 6-501.111(C), p 178)
    • Handling/storage/labeling of toxic items (Inadequate separation from food, equip, utensils, linens, single service 7-201.11, p 182)
6/1/2009Routine
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Date Marking (Inadequate date marking of ready-to-eat foods 3-501.17, p 83)
    • Food Protection (Storage, clean, off-the-floor 3-305.11, p 68)
    • Handling of ready-to-eat foods (No direct bare hand contact with ready-to-eat foods 3-301.11, p 59)
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Plumbing: installed/maintained (Plumbing maintained in good repair 5-205.15, p 153)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Thermometers provided/accurate (Thermometers: provided & accessible 4-302.12(A), pg 120)
    • Food contact surfaces (Food contact with unclean surfaces or probe type price tags 3-304.11, p 65)
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces exposed to food: cleanable, nonabsorbent 4-101.19, p 104)
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Floors, walls, ceilings installed, are not easily cleanable 6-201.11, p 166)
  • Other Operations
    • Handling/storage/labeling of toxic items (Containers of toxic materials/personal care items: manufacturer's label 7-101.11, p 181)
    • Consumer advisory posted (Consumer advisory: for raw or under-cooked animal foods not posted 3-603.11(A), pg 95)
12/8/2008Routine
  • Food Temperature/Time Control
    • Re-heating to 165°F in 2 hrs (Inadequate re-heating for hot holding (time/temperature) 3-403.11, p 77)
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Food Protection (Food stored in prohibited areas 3-305.12, p 69)
    • Cross-Contamination Protection (Preventing contamination when tasting 3-301.12, p 61)
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Hand drying not provided 6-301.12, p 173)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Food contact with unclean surfaces or probe type price tags 3-304.11, p 65)
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Floors, walls, ceilings installed, are not easily cleanable 6-201.11, p 166)
  • Other Operations
    • Handling/storage/labeling of toxic items (Containers of toxic materials/personal care items: manufacturer's label 7-101.11, p 181)
6/2/2008Routine
  • Food Temperature/Time Control
    • Cold hold (PHF food not maintained at 41° F or below 3-501.16, pg 82)
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Food Protection (Storage, clean, off-the-floor 3-305.11, p 68)
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Hand soap/cleanser not provided 6-301.11, p 173)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Food contact surfaces, characteristics 4-101.11, p 101)
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces: designed, cleanable 4-202.16, p 107)
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Floors, walls, ceilings installed, are not easily cleanable 6-201.11, p 166)
  • Other Operations
    • Inside physical facilities designed/maintained (Personal care items, storage 7-209.11, p 187)
10/30/2007Routine
  • Food Temperature/Time Control
    • Cold hold (PHF food not maintained at 41° F or below 3-501.16, pg 82)
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Food Protection (Food stored in direct contact with water or ice 3-303.12, p 65)
    • Cross-Contamination Protection (Inadequate protection from cross-contamination 3-302.11, p 61)
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Hand drying not provided 6-301.12, p 173)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Food contact with unclean surfaces or probe type price tags 3-304.11, p 65)
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Equipment: location/installation/repair/adjustment 4-401.11, 4-402.11, 4-501.11, p 121-123)
  • Other Operations
    • Adequate pest control (Insect control devices, design, installation 6-202.13, p 169)
    • Handling/storage/labeling of toxic items (Containers of toxic materials/personal care items: manufacturer's label 7-101.11, p 181)
    • Premise maintained (outside & inside) (Storage of soiled linens 4-803.11, p 139)
4/16/2007Routine
  • Food Temperature/Time Control
    • Cold hold (PHF food not maintained at 41° F or below 3-501.16, pg 82)
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Food Protection (Food stored in direct contact with water or ice 3-303.12, p 65)
    • Cross-Contamination Protection (Inadequate protection from cross-contamination 3-302.11, p 61)
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Handsink maintained/accessible/restricted use 5-205.11, pg 151)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Food contact with unclean surfaces or probe type price tags 3-304.11, p 65)
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces exposed to food: cleanable, nonabsorbent 4-101.19, p 104)
  • Other Operations
    • Handling/storage/labeling of toxic items (Inadequate separation from food, equip, utensils, linens, single service 7-201.11, p 182)
    • Consumer advisory posted (Consumer advisory: for raw or under-cooked animal foods not posted 3-603.11(A), pg 95)
9/12/2006Routine
  • Food Temperature/Time Control
    • Cold hold (PHF food not maintained at 41° F or below 3-501.16, pg 82)
  • Warewashing
    • Mechanical washing/sanitizing (Chemical sanitization (concentration): temp/pH/hardness 4-501.114, p 127)
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Hand soap/cleanser not provided 6-301.11, p 173)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (In-use utensils, between use storage 3-304.12, p 65)
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces: designed, cleanable 4-202.16, p 107)
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Floors, walls, ceilings installed, are not easily cleanable 6-201.11, p 166)
  • Other Operations
    • Handling/storage/labeling of toxic items (Containers of toxic materials/personal care items: manufacturer's label 7-101.11, p 181)
    • Smoking area: designated/posted (Smoking prohibitions in public buildings: signs posted, ashtrays present, smoking observed. IAC 641-153)
3/31/2006Routine
  • Food Temperature/Time Control
    • Cold hold (PHF food not maintained at 41° F or below 3-501.16, pg 82)
  • Warewashing
    • Mechanical washing/sanitizing (Chemical sanitization (concentration): temp/pH/hardness 4-501.114, p 127)
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Hand soap/cleanser not provided 6-301.11, p 173)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (In-use utensils, between use storage 3-304.12, p 65)
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces: designed, cleanable 4-202.16, p 107)
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Floors, walls, ceilings installed, are not easily cleanable 6-201.11, p 166)
  • Other Operations
    • Handling/storage/labeling of toxic items (Containers of toxic materials/personal care items: manufacturer's label 7-101.11, p 181)
    • Smoking area: designated/posted (Smoking prohibitions in public buildings: signs posted, ashtrays present, smoking observed. IAC 641-153)
3/31/2006Routine

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