New Great Wall Buffet, 1433 Allen St, Allentown, PA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Business Info

Restaurant name: NEW GREAT WALL BUFFET
Type: Food
Address: 1433 ALLEN ST, Allentown, PA 18102
Phone: 610-776-1000
Total inspections: 7
Last inspection: 04/25/2011
Last inspection violation count: 1

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

  • Hot Holding Potentially Hazardous Foods (46.385(a)(1))
    There was chicken in hot holding at 98 and 116 degrees F. There were eggs rolls in hot holding at 113 degrees F. All foods in hot holding must be maintained at or above 135 degrees F. The food was discarded.
04/25/2011Complaint
  • Thawing Potentially Hazardous Food (46.383)
    Imitation crab meat was thawing at room temperature. the surface temperature was 35'F. Thaw foods in the refrigerator, or other approve methods.
  • Sanitizing Solution Testing Device Provided & Used (46.634 & 46.674(e))
    No test strips are available to test the strength of the sanitizing solution. Obtain test strips.
  • Sanitization Requirements, Frequency and Methods (46.731)
    There is no measurable sanitizer on the dishes in the dishwashing machine. The service company was called. There is a sanitizing solution in the container holding sanitizer. Unitl there is an accetable reading of the sanitizer, the wares must be sanitized in a clean sink. Correct immediately.
  • Plumbing Facilities in Good Repair, Cross Connection Prohibited, Scheduled Inspections, Cleaning Water Reservoirs (46.825(b)-(e))
    The handles of the handwashing sink are dirty. Clean this area.
03/25/2011Regular
  • In-Use Utensils & Between Use Storage (46.302)
    There was a pint container stored in the pork. Do not store containers in the product.
  • Objective of Cleaning Food Contact Surfaces & Utensils (46.711(a))
    The ice chute at the soda machine was dirty. Clean this ice chute.
  • Objective of Cleaning Grease & Soil Accumulations & Nonfood Contact Surfaces (46.711(b)(c))
    The mirror behind the last hot buffet area is dirty. Clean this mirror.
  • Insect Control Device Design & Installation (46.922(c))
    There were some flies and two roaches observed in the facility. The facility is on once a month extermination services with Ehrlich. Eliminate pests from the facility.
11/22/2010Regular
  • Chemical Sanitization for Mechanical or Manual Warewashing Equipment (46.674(d))
    The three bay sink was not set-up properly. Washing and sanitizing steps were being combined. The proper way to clean dishes is wash, rinse, sanitize, and then air dry. Field demonstration was conducted.
08/16/2010Follow-up
  • Eating, Drinking or Using Tobacco (46.151(a))
    An individual was observed drinking a bottled water in the kitchen. Drinking may only be done from lidded containers, through a straw.
  • Preventing Cross-Contamination of Packaged and Unpackaged Food by Separation, Packaging & Segregation (46.281)
    There was raw fish stored over scallions in the walk-in cooler. Store raw meats below other foods.
  • Hot Holding Potentially Hazardous Foods (46.385(a)(1))
    The chicken wings on the buffet line were only 112 degrees F. All food in hot holding must be maintained at or above 135 degrees F. The chicken was reheated to at least 165 degrees F.
  • Objective of Cleaning Food Contact Surfaces & Utensils (46.711(a))
    The knives on the magnetic strip were dirty. Clean the knives.
  • Plumbing Facilities in Good Repair, Cross Connection Prohibited, Scheduled Inspections, Cleaning Water Reservoirs (46.825(b)-(e))
    The faucets at the 3-bay sink are leaking. Repair these faucets.
08/03/2010Regular
No violation noted during this evaluation. 04/28/2010Complaint
  • Food Shall Be Safe, Unadulterated & Honestly Presented (46.201)
    Two dented #10 cans of Wayi Shan pineapple chunks, one dented #10 can of Wang Wang loquats, and one dented #10 can of Dek water chestnuts were found in dry storage. Dented cans need to be seperated out from other items and returned to the supplier or destroyed. The dented cans were placed on a hold order.
  • Objective of Cleaning Food Contact Surfaces & Utensils (46.711(a))
    The slicer and the shelf inside of the cold preparation unit are dirty. Clean these locations.
  • Plumbing Facilities in Good Repair, Cross Connection Prohibited, Scheduled Inspections, Cleaning Water Reservoirs (46.825(b)-(e))
    One of the faucets at the 3-bay sink is leaking. Repair this faucet.
03/09/2010Regular

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