Sakura Japanese Chinese Steakhouse, 2180 Macarthur Rd, Whitehall, PA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Business Info

Restaurant name: SAKURA JAPANESE CHINESE STEAKHOUSE
Type: Food
Address: 2180 MacARTHUR RD, Whitehall, PA 18052
Phone: 610-433-3205
Total inspections: 5
Last inspection: 10/18/2011
Last inspection violation count: 3

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Inspection findings

Inspection Date

Type

  • Cutting Surfaces Maintained (46.672)
    Observed deeply scored cutting boards (which are not able to be cleaned and sanitized) are not being resurfaced or discarded as required.
  • Cleaning Frequency, Cleaning Agents & Clean Solutions for Mechanical or Manual Warewashing Equipment (46.674(a)-(c))
    Mechanical warewashing equipment had a mineral like buildup observed inside.
  • Storing Clean Items (46.774)
    Observed clean food equipment on the storage shelves, stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting).
10/18/2011Regular
  • Design & Functionality of Temperature Measuring Devices (46.590)
    Temperature measuring device for ensuring proper temperature of equipment is not available or readily accessible in refrigerator and freezers.
  • Cutting Surfaces Maintained (46.672)
    Observed deeply scored cutting boards (which are not able to be cleaned and sanitized) are not resurfaced or discarded as required.
  • Cleaning Frequency, Cleaning Agents & Clean Solutions for Mechanical or Manual Warewashing Equipment (46.674(a)-(c))
    Mechanical warewashing equipment had a mineral like buildup observed inside.
  • Objective of Cleaning Grease & Soil Accumulations & Nonfood Contact Surfaces (46.711(b)(c))
    Observed a build-up of old food residue on refrigerator handles throughout the food prep area.
  • Storing Clean Items (46.774)
    Observed clean food equipment on the storage shelf area, stored wet in a manner that does not allow for draining and/or air drying (wet nesting).
  • Plumbing Facilities in Good Repair, Cross Connection Prohibited, Scheduled Inspections, Cleaning Water Reservoirs (46.825(b)-(e))
    Plumbing system not maintained in good repair - observed two (2) hand sinks leaking ( near the ice machine and in the employee toilet room).
  • Light Bulb Protective Shielding (46.922(a))
    Lights are not shielded or shatter proof in the back food prep area near the can opener.
  • Outer Openings Protected, Exterior Walls & Roofs Protective Barrier (46.922(e)(f))
    Both screen doors located in the back food prep area of the food facility has a gap and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents, and other animals.
  • Handwashing Facility - Handwash Cleanser, Hand Drying, Signage, Handwash Aids or Devices Use Restriction (46.941(b)-(e))
    Paper towel dispensers empty at the following handwash sinks: 1) Bar. 2) Hand sink near the ice machine. 3) Hand sink in the employee toilet room.**Corrected on site.**
  • Repair & Cleaning Various Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures (46.981(a)-(c)(g)(n))
    Observed a soil build-up in the following areas: 1) Floor under equipment throughout the food prep area. 2) Pipes and drains under all sinks throughout the food prep area. 3) On the outside of chest freezers. 4) On the floor in the walk-in freezer. 5) On the floor in the dry storage / bulk ingredient room.
10/04/2011Follow-up
  • Handwashing Facility - Handwash Cleanser, Hand Drying, Signage, Handwash Aids or Devices Use Restriction (46.941(b)-(e))
    Paper towel dispenser empty at the handwash sink in the Men's toilet room.**Corrected on site.**
02/25/2011Complaint
  • Outer Openings Protected, Exterior Walls & Roofs Protective Barrier (46.922(e)(f))
    Back outside door located in the kitchen area of the food facility has a gap and does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents, and other animals.
12/16/2010Follow-up
  • Eating, Drinking or Using Tobacco (46.151(a))
    An open employee's beverage container was observed in a food preparation area.
  • Food Storage Requirements & Prohibited Areas (46.321)
    Food is not stored at least 6 inches above the floor in the walk-in cooler & the walk-in freezer.
  • Time as a Public Health Control for Potentially Hazardous Foods (46.385(c))
    Time in lieu of temperature being used in the food facility to control ready to eat potentially hazardous foods (sushi rice & sushi) without written procedures or documentation to verify disposition of food.
  • Food Temperature Measuring Devices Provided (46.632)
    Temperature measuring devices for ensuring proper temperatures of equipment are not available or readily accessible in refrigerators.
  • Frequency of Cleaning Nonfood-Contact Surfaces (46.714)
    Old food residue build-up on refrigerator handles throughout kitchen area.
  • Storing Clean Items (46.774)
    Clean food equipment being stored wet, and not in a manner to allow air drying... wet nesting.
  • Availability, Capacity & Pressure of Water (46.805)
    Hot water at Sushi hand sink not under pressure during inspection.
  • Plumbing Facilities in Good Repair, Cross Connection Prohibited, Scheduled Inspections, Cleaning Water Reservoirs (46.825(b)-(e))
    Drain pipe near dishwasher is leaking.
  • Outer Openings Protected, Exterior Walls & Roofs Protective Barrier (46.922(e)(f))
    Both back outside doors (bottom seals) in the food facility does not protect against the entry of insects, rodents, and other animals.
  • Handwashing Facility - Handwash Cleanser, Hand Drying, Signage, Handwash Aids or Devices Use Restriction (46.941(b)-(e))
    Paper towel dispensor empty at the handwash sink in the food prep area and the employee toilet room.
  • Repair & Cleaning Various Premises, Structures, Attachments & Fixtures (46.981(a)-(c)(g)(n))
    Build-up on floor & lower wall area under equipment throughout the kitchen.
12/08/2010Regular

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