Caterpillar - Vv, Galena Rd-Rt 29, Mossville, IL - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant name: CATERPILLAR - VV
Address: Galena Rd-Rt 29, Mossville, IL
Total inspections: 6
Last inspection: 4/3/12

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  • Food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils clean
    Observed soiled interior of microwave on bottom shelf. The food-contact surfaces of grills, griddles, and similar cooking devices and the cavities and door seals of microwave ovens shall be cleaned at least once a day. Clean interior and maintain clean.
  • Non-food contact surfaces clean
    Observed soiled clean pan shelf adjacent to three compartment sink. Non-food contact surfaces of equipment shall be cleaned as often as is necessary to keep the equipment free of accumulation of dust, dirt, food particles, and other debris. Clean shelf and maintain clean.
  • Single service items properly stored, handled, dispensed
    Observed to-go containers stored with food contact surface facing up on service area counter top. Single-service articles shall be handled and dispensed in a manner which prevents contamination of surfaces which may come in contact with food or with the mouth of the user. Invert to-go container to protect food contact surface.
  • Restrooms with self-closing doors, fixtures operate properly, facility clean, supplied with hand soap, disposable towels or hand drying devices, tissue
    Observed: 1) Restroom doors propped open.2) Soap dispensor on wall by service area not working properly. Toilet rooms shall be completely enclosed and shall have tight fitting, self-closing doors. A supply of hand-cleansing soap or detergent shall be available at each lavatory. 1) Keep restroom doors closed unless in the process of cleaning. 2) Repair soap dispensor so it works properly.
  • Food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils clean
    Carts and trays in Traulsen cooler were excessively soiled. Clean and maintain these areas clean.
  • Food protection during storage, prepartion, display, service, transportation
    Foods extend beyond sneeze guard protection in self-service area, e.g. strawberries, cantaloupe, salad toppings, etc. Provide effective protection on self-serve foods.
  • Non-food contact surfaces designed, constructed, maintained, installed, located.
    The gasket on the walk-in freezer is torn. Non-food contact surfaces such as splash areas or areas which otherwise require frequent cleaning, shall be designed and fabricated so as to be smooth, washable, free of unnecessary ledges, projections, or crevices, and to be readily accessible for cleaning, and to be of such material and in such repair as shall be easily maintained in a clean and sanitary condition. Repair/resurface/replace this area.
  • Food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils clean
    The top interior surface of the microwave is soiled. Equipment, utensils and food contact surfaces that are used for the preparation of potentially hazardous foods on a continuous or production-line basis, shall be washed, rinsed and sanitized at intervals throughout the day based on food temperature, type of food, and amount of food particle accumulation. Clean this area.
  • Plumbing installed and maintained
    The faucet for the mop sink is leaking when the water is turned-on. Plumbing shall be sized, installed, and maintained in accordance with applicable provisions of the Illinois State Plumbing Code. Repair the faucet.
  • Walls, ceilings, and attached equipment, properly constructed, clean
    1) The ceiling in the walk-in cooler is soiled. 2) The fan cover on the ceiling in the Pepsi beverage cooler near the popcorn machine in the concession area is soiled. Walls, ceilings, and attached equipment and decorative material shall be maintained clean. Clean this area.
No violation noted during this evaluation. 11/9/10
  • Food contact surfaces of equipment and utensils clean
    Inside white plastic rim of ice machine soiled with mold. Clean and santize as often as needed.
  • Storage/handling of clean equipment, utensils
    Forks with food contact side up at cash register. Store all clean utensils with handle protruding.

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