Restaurant: JALPITA LA BELLA BY FLORES
Type: Restaurant without liquor
Sub type: Full Service
Address: 1111 E Army Post Rd, Suite 47, Des Moines, IA 50315
Owner and phone: BENVENUTO FAMILY FLORES CORP 515-288-3188
Total inspections: 1
Last inspection: 8/31/2010
Adequate warewashing facilities (No test kit for checking concentration of sanitizer 4-302.14, p 120) Establishment must provide test strips for chlorine sanitizer.
Handwashing facilities (Handwashing signs not posted 6-301.14, pg 173) Handwashing signs must be posted at all handsinks including restrooms.
Accessible/soap & towels provided (Hand soap/cleanser not provided 6-301.11, p 173) Observed no soap available at main handsink.
Thermometers provided/accurate (Temperature device not designed to check temperature in thin foods (meat patties) 4-302.12(B), pg 120) Establishment must provide thin probe thermometer.
Food contact surfaces (Food contact with unclean surfaces or probe type price tags 3-304.11, p 65) Observed knives stored in wood block.
Food contact surfaces (Storage: equipment/utensils, single service & use items 4-903.11, p 141)
Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Floors, walls, ceilings installed, are not easily cleanable 6-201.11, p 166)
Inside physical facilities designed/maintained (Uncovered receptacle ladies toilet room 5-501.17, p 160) Observed no covered recepticle in uni-sex restroom.
Smoking area: designated/posted (Smoking prohibitions in public buildings: signs posted, ashtrays present, smoking observed. IAC 641-153) No smoking signage not displayed at entrance.