Restaurant: COLD STONE CREAMERY
Type: Restaurant without liquor
Sub type: Full Service
Address: 4701 1st Ave Se, Cedar Rapids, IA 52402
Owner and phone: SWEET EMOTION INC
Total inspections: 5
Last inspection: 9/23/2010
Handwashing facilities (Handwashing signs not posted 6-301.14, pg 173) A poster or sign must be posted at every hand sink to be used by employees. Given at time of inspection. Post sign at hand sink behind front counter.
Date Marking (Inadequate date marking of ready-to-eat foods 3-501.17, p 83) Opened gallon of orange juice in walk-in cooler not date-marked. Need to date-mark any potentially hazardous food when opened and discard in 7 days. CORRECTED.
Food Protection (Misc. sources of contamination 3-307.11, p 72) Handsink in back kitchen located in close proximity to food on storage shelves. Would recommend installing a partition on left side of sink to prevent any splash onto food contact surfaces during handwashing.
Labeling (Food working containers not identified with common name of food 3-302.12, p 63) Ziploc storage container with white substance stored on back shelving not labeled with contents. Container labeled during inspection. CORRECTED.
Handwashing facilities (Handwashing signs not posted 6-301.14, pg 173) Need "Employees Must Wash Hands" signs posted at all handsinks. Signs given to post.
Food contact surfaces (Utensils not maintained in good repair 4-502.11(A), p 128) One of rubber spatulas found with frayed edge is no longer cleanable. Need to discard.
Smoking area: designated/posted (Smoking prohibitions in public buildings: signs posted, ashtrays present, smoking observed. IAC 641-153) "No Smoking" signs need to be posted at both entrances to establishment so they can be seen from the outside. Signs given to post.
Date Marking (Inadequate date marking of ready-to-eat foods 3-501.17, p 83) Container of soy milk in refrigerator in front service area was not date-marked. All potentially hazardous foods held for more than 24 hours shall be marked at the time of opening and shall be discarded if not used within 7 days. Corrected during inspection.
Food Protection (Food on display not protected from contamination 3-306.11, p 70) Waffle bowls displayed uncovered on back counter of front serving area. Food on display should be protected from potential contamination.
Labeling (Food working containers not identified with common name of food 3-302.12, p 63) Unlabeled container of yellow powder in refrigerator in front counter area. Working containers of foods removed from their original packages shall be identified with the common name.
Non-food contact surfaces (Equipment: location/installation/repair/adjustment 4-401.11, 4-402.11, 4-501.11, p 121-123) Walk in cooler exterior framing between wall and unit, two vertical pieces, on order yet.
Food Protection (Food on display not protected from contamination 3-306.11, p 70) A glass sneezeguard has yet to be installed at the front counter.
Accessible/soap & towels provided (Hand soap/cleanser not provided 6-301.11, p 173)
Non-food contact surfaces (Equipment: location/installation/repair/adjustment 4-401.11, 4-402.11, 4-501.11, p 121-123) Apply caulking around the hand sink in the kitchen. Apply additional caulking along the back edge of the mop sink where water is pooling.
Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Floor/wall junctures 6-201.13, p 167) In the women's restroom at the floor/wall juncture, several areas have gaps. Install more grout or caulking as needed.
Inside physical facilities designed/maintained (Uncovered receptacle ladies toilet room 5-501.17, p 160) Provide a covered container in the women's restroom.