Okoboji Grill Of Newton, 1425 W 19th St. S, Newton, IA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Name: OKOBOJI GRILL OF NEWTON
Type: Restaurant with liquor
Sub type: Full Service
Address: 1425 W 19th St. S, Newton, IA 50208
Owner and phone: JEFF CONN
(641)792-1023

Total inspections: 10
Last inspection: 8/18/2010

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

  • Food Temperature/Time Control
    • Cold hold (PHF food not maintained at 41° F or below 3-501.16, pg 82)
      Observed prep cooler at 49*. Product was moved to another cooler at the time of inspection.
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Food Protection (Storage, clean, off-the-floor 3-305.11, p 68)
      Observed product on the freezer floor. Corrected at time of inspection.
    • Labeling (Food working containers not identified with common name of food 3-302.12, p 63)
      Bulk food containers not labeled. Corrected at time of inspection.
    • Approved Source/Sound Condition (Package integrity 3-202.15, p 54)
      Observed dented cans. Removed at time of inspection.
  • Warewashing
    • Adequate warewashing facilities (Test kit requirement not met 4-501.116, p 128)
      Test strips not available.
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces not clean 4-601.11(C), p 129, 4-602.13, p 133)
      Observed buildup of grease and food underneath grill.
  • Other Operations
    • Handling/storage/labeling of toxic items (Working containers not identified with common name of material 7-102.11, p 181)
      Sanitizer bottles not labeled. Corrected at time of inspection.
8/18/2010Routine
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Accessible/soap & towels provided (Hand soap/cleanser not provided 6-301.11, p 173)
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Dispensing Equip. food/liquids: barrier/self-service beverage dispensers 4-204.13, p 109)
      Pop dispenser requires frequent cleaning
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Lights not shielded 6-202.11, p 168)
      Light in beer cooler needs shield
  • Other Operations
    • Handling/storage/labeling of toxic items (Working containers not identified with common name of material 7-102.11, p 181)
      spray bottles required to be labeled with common name of contents : Corrected on site
8/6/2009Routine
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Dispensing Equip. food/liquids: barrier/self-service beverage dispensers 4-204.13, p 109)
      POP DISPENSER REQUIRES CLEANING AT BACK OF MACHINE
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Nonfood-contact surfaces not clean 4-601.11(C), p 129, 4-602.13, p 133)
      STOVE TOP REQUIRES FREQUENT CLEANING
8/1/2008Routine
No violation noted during this evaluation. 9/11/2007Complaint
  • 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)
      FOODS SHALL BE AT 165° WITHIN 2 HOURS FOR REHEATING : REHEATING IN A STEAM TABLE SHALL BE AVOIDED
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Dispensing Equip. food/liquids: barrier/self-service beverage dispensers 4-204.13, p 109)
8/8/2007Routine
No violation noted during this evaluation. 3/31/2006Re-Check
No violation noted during this evaluation. 2/23/2006Routine
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Thermometers provided/accurate (Thermometers: provided & accessible 4-302.12(A), pg 120)
      No visible thermometers in dessert or salad cooler on service line.
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Wiping cloths, in sanitizing solution, used one purpose 3-304.14, p 66)
      Towels for food contact surfaces need to be stored in sanitizing solution when not in use.
  • Other Operations
    • Handling/storage/labeling of toxic items (Working containers not identified with common name of material 7-102.11, p 181)
      Green chemical on cooks line in spray bottle with no label.
    • Inside physical facilities designed/maintained (Physical facilities not kept clean, cleaning done to minimize exposure to food 6-501.12, p 176)
      Hood filters and dumpster area need to be cleaned.
4/19/2005Routine
No report available.11/12/2004Re-Check
No report available.9/28/2004Routine

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