Skips, 4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Business Info

Name: SKIPS
Type: Restaurant with liquor
Sub type: Full Service
Address: 4000 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, IA 50321
Owner and phone: SKIP'S INC
Total inspections: 8
Last inspection: 3/6/2009

Primary contact: Shannon Clark
Reservations: Not accepted

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

No violation noted during this evaluation. 3/6/2009Mail-In
  • Food Temperature/Time Control
    • Adequate cooling for cooked/prepared food (Improper cooling methods 3-501.15, pg 81)
      Observed soup cooling in a covered plastic container - does not allow heat to escape. Gave cooling guidance handout.
    • Cold hold (PHF food not maintained at 41° F or below 3-501.16, pg 82)
      Small makeline cooler in kitchen cold holding at 48 degrees.
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Approved Source/Sound Condition (Sound condition: disposition of ready-to-eat foods 3-501.18, p 85)
      Observed several house made salad dressing and one container of deli turkey past 7 day shelf life, discarded.
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Handwashing facilities (Handwashing signs not posted 6-301.14, pg 173)
      Signage shall be posted at each handsink used by employees (including restrooms) to remind them to wash hands.
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Food contact surfaces not clean to sight or touch 4-601.11, p 129)
      Interior metal plate in ice machine soiled. Cleaned and sanitized at time of inspection.
    • Walls, floors, ceiling, lighting (Lights not shielded 6-202.11, p 168)
      Light bulb above ice machine shall be shilded.
  • Other Operations
    • Adequate pest control (Outer openings, protected 6-202.15, p 170)
      Observed back door open, which could allow pests to enter.
3/5/2009Routine
No violation noted during this evaluation. 2/27/2008Re-Check
  • Food Temperature/Time Control
    • Cold hold (PHF food not maintained at 41° F or below 3-501.16, pg 82)
      Sautee station cold holding at 46*.
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Food Protection (Misc. sources of contamination 3-307.11, p 72)
      All food scoops shall have handles to reduce hand/food contact.
  • Warewashing
    • Mechanical washing/sanitizing (Sanitization requirement/methods: hot water or chemical 4-702.11, 4-703.11, p 137)
      Dishwasher not properly sanitizing. Rinse agent and sanitizer coming out of machine in the wrong order (primer pumps not labled properly). Corrected at time of inspection.
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (In-use utensils, between use storage 3-304.12, p 65)
      Ice scoop stored on unclean surface. Corrected.
  • Other Operations
    • Handling/storage/labeling of toxic items (Working containers not identified with common name of material 7-102.11, p 181)
      Corrected at time of inspection.
2/13/2008Routine
  • Food Source/Handling
    • Food Protection (Storage, clean, off-the-floor 3-305.11, p 68)
      Bulk flour not opened yet on the floor.
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (In-use utensils, between use storage 3-304.12, p 65)
    • Non-food contact surfaces (Wiping cloths, in sanitizing solution, used one purpose 3-304.14, p 66)
    • Ventilation (Ventilation system, air ducts, filters not kept clean 6-501.14, p 177)
      Clean filters.
  • Other Operations
    • Adequate pest control (Outer openings, protected 6-202.15, p 170)
      Door was open, no pests noted at time of inspection.
3/14/2007Routine
No violation noted during this evaluation. 3/30/2006Re-Check
No violation noted during this evaluation. 3/27/2006Routine
  • Plumbing/Water/Sewage
    • Adequate sewage/waste disposal (Sewage conveying/disposal system not approved by law 5-402.13, 5-403.11, p 157 IC137F.13 )
  • Facility/Equipment Requirements
    • Food contact surfaces (Food contact with unclean surfaces or probe type price tags 3-304.11, p 65)
4/13/2005Routine

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