Crowne Plaza Hotel, 1800 Market St, Philadelphia, PA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

Business Info

Restaurant name: Crowne Plaza Hotel
Type: Food
Address: 1800 Market ST, Philadelphia, PA 19103
Phone: 215-561-7500
Total inspections: 2
Last inspection: 06/24/2010
Last inspection violation count: 4

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date


  • Maintenance & Operation of Mechanical Warewashing Equipment (46.675(a)-(c))
    Rinse temperature at mechanical dish machine read 120 deg. F on gauge. Five attempts were made by running racks through machine and gauge did not move. Surface temperature of plate was measured at 120 deg F. A 3 compartment sink is present and operable to properly WASH, RINSE AND SANITIZE equipment. *** DISCONTINUE USE OF DISH MACHINE FOR CLEANING FOOD CONTACT SURFACES UNTIL RINSE TEMPERATURE REACHES 180 deg F.
  • Storing Clean Items (46.774)
    Debris and dust were collecting on clean racks of plates and utensils stored under mechanical fan in kitchen storage area.
  • Backflow Prevention Device when Required, Backflow Prevention Device on Carbonator (46.823(d)(e))
    Backflow prevention devices are not observed where water hoses are attached: the utility sink, the hose bibb near 3 basin sink, potable water line connection in the kitchen area and at the trash storage area.
  • Retention, Drainage & Delivery of Sewage, Other Liquid Waste & Rainwater (46.862(b)-(f))
    Drains in trash compactor area are clogged, waste water and debris have collected creating harborage area for insects and rodents.
  • Designation of Person in Charge (46.101)
    * Sanitarian did not observed food saftey certification.
  • Separation of Poisonous or Toxic Materials from Food during Storage and Display for Retail Sale (46.1041)
    * Chemicals (eye solution, first-aid kit and can of butune) were stored above or on the same shelf with food, equipment, and/or single service articles over the 2-basin sink in the kitchen area.
  • Required Washing Locations (46.133)
    * No handsink was observed in the bar area which is across from the kitchen.
  • Hair Restraints (46.152)
    * Food employees observed not wearing or wearing ineffective hair restraints, such as nets, hats, or beard restraints.
  • Preventing Contamination from Food Employees' Hands (46.261)
    * A food employee was observed touching ready to eat food (cooked bacon) with his bare hands, durig time of inspection.
  • Consumer Advisory for Raw or Undercooked Animal-Derived Food (46.423)
    * Eggs and steaks are served raw or undercooked to the customer's request
  • Sponges (46.521(f))
    * Wiping cloths use on food contact surfaces are not stored in sanitized solution, during time of inspection.
  • Maintenance & Operation of Manual Warewashing Equipment (46.676(a)-(c))
    * Sanitiarian observed a white bucket with chemical and water present and a green garden hose was observed inthe 3-basin sink during time of inspection.
  • Backflow Prevention Device when Required, Backflow Prevention Device on Carbonator (46.823(d)(e))
    * Hose bib was not observed at the hose and potable water line connection in the kitchen area and at the trash storage area.
  • Maintaining & Using a Handwashing Facility (46.825(a) & 46.981(h))
    * Paper towel dispensor empty at the handwash sink in the kitchen area.
  • Operation & Maintenance of Storage Areas, Redeeming Machines, Waste Receptacles & Waste Handling Units (46.884)
    * Carboard dumpster is not properly contained, during time of inspection. * Staganet waste water was observed near the trash compactor, during time of inspection.
  • Repair & Cleaning Various Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures (46.981(a)-(c)(g)(n))
    * Floor/wall coving is damaged under the 2-basin food prep sink and coving is damaged in in hallway areas, where it is needed.

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