Penn Cafe, 3601 Walnut St, Philadelphia, PA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant name: Penn Cafe
Type: Food
Address: 3601 Walnut ST, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Phone: 215-898-7595
Total inspections: 8
Last inspection: 10/25/2010
Last inspection violation count: 4

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

  • Date Marking of Ready-to-Eat Potentially Hazardous Foods (46.385(b))
    Prepared food (pre-packaged food), potentially hazardous ready to eat food, prepared in the food facility and held for more than 48 hours, located in the reach-in refrigerator, was not date marked.
  • Cooling, Heating, & Holding Capacities (46.611)
    - Provide logs for self-serve milk/creamer in the retail area
  • Maintaining & Using a Handwashing Facility (46.825(a) & 46.981(h))
    - Handwashing sink in the coffee prep area used as a dump sink
  • Controlling Pests, Removing Dead or Trapped Birds, Insects, Rodents and Pests (46.981(k)(l))
    Visible physical evidence of rodent/insect activity observed in the coffee area. - Fruti fly infestation present
10/25/2010Regular
No violation noted during this evaluation. 07/21/2010Follow-up
No violation noted during this evaluation. 07/21/2010Follow-up
No violation noted during this evaluation. 07/21/2010Follow-up
No violation noted during this evaluation. 07/21/2010Follow-up
No violation noted during this evaluation. 07/21/2010Follow-up
  • Designation of Person in Charge (46.101)
    - Must obtain the City of Philadelphia Food Safety Certificate
  • Food Storage Requirements & Prohibited Areas (46.321)
    All food, food items and beverages is not stored at least 6 inches above the floor on ANSI/NSF approved racks to prevent the harborage of insects and rodents.
  • Date Marking of Ready-to-Eat Potentially Hazardous Foods (46.385(b))
    Some prepared food, potentially hazardous ready to eat food, prepared in the food facility and held for more than 48 hours, located in the reach-in tefrigerator, was not date marked.
  • Materials for Surfaces that are Nonfood-Contact Surfaces (46.522)
    Food equipment does not meet minimum design - domestic microwave oven
  • Frequency of Cleaning Nonfood-Contact Surfaces (46.714)
    Clean and sanitize to remove excessive dirt, debris and dust from the interior and exterior of the cabinetry and shelves from the preparation area
  • Maintaining & Using a Handwashing Facility (46.825(a) & 46.981(h))
    - The handwash sink in the rear storage area does not have single use towels, continuous towels, or air drying device.
  • Repair & Cleaning Various Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures (46.981(a)-(c)(g)(n))
    Clean and sanitize to remove excessive dirt, debris and dust from floors, floor perimeters, walls and ceilings from rear storage and preparation areas
07/21/2010Follow-up
  • Duty to Report Disease or Medical Condition (46.111)
    Food faciliy does not have a Health Awareness Reporting Procedure for food employees, provide an employee sick policy that all employees have working knowledge and understanding of it.
  • Food Sources (46.211)
    - Provide time/temperature log from the commissary to the establishment
  • Wiping Cloths Use Limitations (46.304)
    Moist wiping cloths observed lying on prep counter in cashier/prep area and not stored in sanitizing solution in between usage to prevent the growth of bacteria
  • Food Storage Requirements & Prohibited Areas (46.321)
    All food, food items and beverages is not stored at least 6 inches above the floor on ANSI/NSF approved racks to prevent the harborage of insects and rodents.
  • Cold Holding Potentially Hazardous Foods (46.385(a)(2)-(a)(5))
    - Prepared sandwiches, food was held at 50.6 degrees F rather than 41 degrees F or below as required.
  • Date Marking of Ready-to-Eat Potentially Hazardous Foods (46.385(b))
    Prepared food, potentially hazardous ready to eat food, prepared in the food facility and held for more than 48 hours, located in the reach-in tefrigerator, was not date marked.
  • Sanitizing Solution Testing Device Provided & Used (46.634 & 46.674(e))
    Food facility lacks sanitizer test strips to monitor sanitizer concentration.
  • Maintaining & Using a Handwashing Facility (46.825(a) & 46.981(h))
    - No sign or poster posted at the handwash sink in the cashier/prep area to remind food employees to wash their hands. - The handwash sink in the cashier/prep area does not have single use towels, continuous towels, or air drying device.
  • Repair & Cleaning Various Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures (46.981(a)-(c)(g)(n))
    Clean and sanitize to remove excessive dirt, debris and dust from floors, floor perimeters, walls and ceilings from rear preparation area
  • Controlling Pests, Removing Dead or Trapped Birds, Insects, Rodents and Pests (46.981(k)(l))
    Visible physical evidence of rodent/insect activity observed in the cashier/prep area. - Fruit fly infestation present at handwashing sink
05/05/2010Regular

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