Dew Inn, 501 W Girard Ave, Philadelphia, PA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

Business Info

Restaurant name: Dew Inn
Type: Food
Address: 501 W Girard AVE, Philadelphia, PA 19123
Phone: 215-769-0614
Total inspections: 1
Last inspection: 03/25/2010
Last inspection violation count: 19

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date


  • Duties of the Person in Charge (46.102)
    Certification by accredited program. Duties of the person in charge. No city issued food safety certificate present, course certificate only.
  • Duty to Report Disease or Medical Condition (46.111)
    Food facility does not have a Health Awareness Reporting Procedure for food employees. Sample employee sick policy document given to owner.
  • Duty to Report Disease or Medical Condition (46.111)
    Management unaware of proper reporting procedures. Sample employee sick policy document given to owner.
  • Cleanliness of Hands and Exposed Portions of Arms (46.131)
    Food employees unable to follow proper handwash procedures. Handwashing sink in kiychen area is not operating.
  • Preventing Cross-Contamination of Packaged and Unpackaged Food by Separation, Packaging & Segregation (46.281)
    Food not protected from contamination. Uncovered foods present in reach-in refrigeration unit
  • In-Use Utensils & Between Use Storage (46.302)
    Scoop used for retreiving ice was observed on an unsanitized surface
  • Wiping Cloths Use Limitations (46.304)
    Moist wiping cloths observed lying on counter tops and not stored in sanitizing solution.
  • Food Storage Requirements & Prohibited Areas (46.321)
    Potatoes in aluminum pans are stored on basement floor. All food/beverages must be elevated at least 6 inches from the floor on NSF/ANSI aporoved dunnage racks.
  • Cold Holding Potentially Hazardous Foods (46.385(a)(2)-(a)(5))
    Foods observed not holding proper cold holding temperatures. Cold foods should be held at 41 degrees F or below. See temperature log (pg.2). Please note: owner asked to discard 3 cartons of eggs.
  • Cooling, Heating, & Holding Capacities (46.611)
    Food facility does not have adequate refrigeration equipment that has capacity to maintain all refrigerated foods at a temperature of 41 degrees F or below
  • Food Temperature Measuring Devices Provided (46.632)
    Provide thermometers in refrigeration units, where needed.
  • Sanitizing Solution Testing Device Provided & Used (46.634 & 46.674(e))
    Food facility lacks sanitizer test strips to monitor sanitizer concentration. Obtain chlorine test trips and quartenary ammonium compound (QAC) test strips.
  • Equipment in Good Repair & Proper Adjustment (46.671)
    Non NSF/ANSI approved equipment present in establishment
  • Sanitization Requirements, Frequency and Methods (46.731)
    Food employees unaware of proper sanitization methods. Middle compartment of warewashing sink used for sanitizing. Slicer in basement has an accumulation of food residue on the food contact surfaces and is not being washed, rinsed and sanitized at least every 4 hours.
  • Storing Clean Items (46.774)
    Invert glass bowls located on shelf above hot holding area.
  • Light Bulb Protective Shielding (46.922(a))
    Provide protective covering for 1 of 4 light bulbs located above prep table in kitchen.
  • Handwashing Facility - Handwash Cleanser, Hand Drying, Signage, Handwash Aids or Devices Use Restriction (46.941(b)-(e))
    Paper towels lacking at toilet room handwashing sink. Soap, paper towels, and handwashing reminder sign needed at grinder sink in kitchen.
  • Cleaning & Storing Maintenance Tools (46.981(e)(m))
    Wet mop observed in a plastic container. Provide mop/broom rack to allow air-drying of mop.
  • Controlling Pests, Removing Dead or Trapped Birds, Insects, Rodents and Pests (46.981(k)(l))
    Visible physical evidence of rodent activity observed in the establishment. Mouse droppings observed on basement floor perimeters and on electrical equipment. Live roach observed crawling on basement staircase.

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