Name: HENRY J'S TACO HOUSE
Type: Restaurant without liquor
Sub type: Full Service
Address: 2920 Sw 9th St, Des Moines, IA 50315
Owner and phone: HENRY J RIVAS
Total inspections: 7
Last inspection: 10/7/2010
Food contact surfaces (Storage: equipment/utensils, single service & use items 4-903.11, p 141) Ice stick/wand stored directly in freezer, suggest wrapping it with plastic wrap or use another method. Boxed and packaged paper towels stored on the floor.
Ventilation (Ventilation system, air ducts, filters not kept clean 6-501.14, p 177) Hood vent opening above stove has heavy grease/dust buildup and shall be cleaned.
Food Temperature/Time Control
Adequate cooling for cooked/prepared food (Improper cooling methods 3-501.15, pg 81) Observed a batch of pasta cooling in a tall tub. Cool foods in an ice bath- stirring occasionally, or in shallow metal pans. Take temperatures throughout cooling process to ensure accurate temperatures.
Adequate warewashing facilities (No test kit for checking concentration of sanitizer 4-302.14, p 120)
Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces not clean 4-601.11(C), p 129, 4-602.13, p 133) Pop machine ice shoot has grease buildup.
Ventilation (Ventilation system, air ducts, filters not kept clean 6-501.14, p 177) Observed hood vent system above stove heavily soiled.