Alberto's Pizzeria, 2619 Broad Rock Blvd, Richmond, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Alberto's Pizzeria
Address: 2619 Broad Rock Blvd, Richmond, Virginia
Phone: (804) 232-0600 / 232-3600
Total inspections: 18
Last inspection: Oct 5, 2009

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0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Cold Holding Slice ham at 43F cold holding at improper temperaturesOctober 05, 2009Critical Procedures10Details / Comments
  • 1140 - Corrected During Inspection The can opener blade is not easily removable accumulation of grime and debris.
  • 1730 - Refrigerator serving line was observed in a state of repair and condition preventing the equipment to be used as designed.
June 05, 2009Routine02Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. December 01, 2008Routine00-
0060 - Critical The person in charge failed to state the required temperatures and holding times for the following conditions of potentially hazardous food: (1) Refrigerated storage, (2) Hot holding, (3) Cooling, and (4) Reheating.September 04, 2008Critical Procedures10Details / Comments
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.
  • 1800 - Corrected During Inspection The nonfood contact surface of the Shelves at Soda machine and storage room, has accumulations of grime and debris.
June 02, 2008Routine--Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils. (Food prep areas.)
  • 3320 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Chemical spray bottles observed without a label.
February 27, 2008Critical Procedures20Details / Comments
  • 1570 - Mechanically vented hood filters have gaps in between filters.
  • 1580 - Corrected During Inspection The cutting board(s) is heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1640 - Corrected During Inspection The in-use (wash, rinse, sanitize) water in the warewashing sink was observed missing the sanitizer solution
  • 1770 B - Corrected During Inspection Observed accumulations of meat deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: Meat slicer
  • 1790 - The inside on the bottom shelf of the pizza refrigerator is observed soiled.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the light shields and door gaskets on pizza refrigerator has accumulations of grime and debris.
October 04, 2007Routine06Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw beef observed stored above Ready To Eat (RTE) foods. (Fresh produce and cheese.)
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) lasagna, meatballs, turkey, and ham in the refrigeration unit are not properly dated for disposition.
  • 3320 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Chemical spray bottle observed without a label.
July 26, 2007Critical Procedures30Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw eggs obserevd stored above Ready To Eat (RTE) foods. (Ham and cheese.)
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) meat sauce and lasagna in the refrigeration unit are not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1900 - Corrected During Inspection Critical When tested, no sanitizer or a low concentration of chemical sanitizer was found in the sanitize basin. (O PPM)
  • 3320 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chemical spray bottles observed without a label.
March 12, 2007Critical Procedures40Details / Comments
  • 0550 - In-use utensils improperly stored between use.Knives stored wedged between sandwich prep table and metal work table.
  • 0820 - Critical Raw sandwich steaks holding at 50oF inside the sandwich prep unit.
  • 1150 - The nonfood contact surface of the bread rack used as a chemical storage shelf under the three part sink is not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: rust in ice machine.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: orange metal shelves in walk in cooler, hood filters.
  • 2890 - The light in the "Frigidaire" reach in freezer is not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 3180 - Ceiling is stained yellow in the kitchen.
  • 3270 - Flies were noted in the facility.
August 16, 2006Routine26Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw meats observed over Ready to Eat (RTE) foods.
  • 0540 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Food in contact with soiled equipment or utensils.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) Lasagna in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: Floor Mixer, Pots and Pans and Can Opener
  • 3330 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Working containers of cleaning chemicals are not properly labeled.
April 13, 2006Routine50Details / Comments
  • 0070 - Repeat Employees are not properly trained in food safety as it relates to their assigned duties.
  • 0640 - Pizza dough is subject to sources of contamination from 3 compartment sink during preparation.
October 21, 2005Follow-up02Details / Comments
  • 0070 - Employees are not properly trained in food safety as it relates to their assigned duties.
  • 0240 - Repeat Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers in walk in refrigerator.
  • 0610 - Soda box mix, pizza spatulas, and refrigeration racks were observed stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken, pizza sauce in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 0960 1 - Critical The food contact surface of the cardboard boxes, 3-tier plastic bins, milk crates, and trash bags is not safe.
  • 1460 - Employees are using a 3-compartment sink for warewashing in a manner that does conform to the approval conditions that were previously established.
  • 1570 - Repeat Hobart mixer was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged by leaking oil.
  • 1580 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat The cutting board along the food prep line are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1720 - A sanitizer test kit is not being used to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution(s) are at the proper concentration.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: Can opener, microwave, and exterior of steam table.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelving has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2000 - Single service items, paper plates, carry out containers, plastic trays, observed unprotected from contamination.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floor under shelving and equipment throughout the facility was noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3300 - Facility is storing unnecessary items to the operation or maintenance of the establishment in the storage room.
October 13, 2005Routine312Details / Comments
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 1780 - Critical Equipment used for storage of packaged or open food items was observed with visible accumulations of soil and debris.
December 01, 2004Critical Procedures11Details / Comments
  • 1800 - The storage shelves had accumulations of grime and debris.Deep freezer needs to be defrosted.
  • 0550 -
  • 1580 -
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 3180 - Ceiling in kitchen noted in need of cleaning.Accumulation of dirt and debris around compressor in sandwich prep unit.
  • 0450 - Critical Improper utensils used to dispense dry food products.
  • 1570 - Repeat The can opener blade is rusted and dull. Observed accumulation of metal shavings under can opener blade.
December 29, 2003Routine16Details / Comments
  • 0610 - Food preparation in a location where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floor under cooking equipment noted in need of cleaning.
  • 0830 - Critical The ready-to-eat (RTE) commercially processed lunchmeat in the refrigeration unit was not properly dated for disposition after opening.
  • 1570 - Observed accumulation of metal shavings under can opener blade.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board attached to the sandwich prep unit are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1770 - The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris: slicer stored on counter, door gaskets on prep unit, clean equipment storage shelf.
  • 0480 - Repeat Unlabeled food containers.
October 02, 2003Routine16Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. April 15, 2003Other00-
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board(s) in poor repair. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the can opener blade, compressor area and door gasket of prep unit had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2350 ii - Plumbing connection under the 3-compartment sink is leaking.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
  • 3180 - Floors in the kitchen noted in need of cleaning.
March 25, 2003Routine05Details / Comments

October 05, 2009 (Critical Procedures)


Violation: 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Cold Holding Slice ham at 43F cold holding at improper temperatures
Relocate food to a refrigeration unit that is capable of maintaining food storage at 41F or below.

June 05, 2009 (Routine)


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September 04, 2008 (Critical Procedures)


Violation: 0060 - Critical The person in charge failed to state the required temperatures and holding times for the following conditions of potentially hazardous food: (1) Refrigerated storage, (2) Hot holding, (3) Cooling, and (4) Reheating.
Ensure the designated person in charge (PIC) is knowledgeable about foodborne disease prevention, Hazardous Analysis Critical Control Point principles and Regulation requirements. The PIC should be prepared to recognize conditions that may contribute to foodborne illness. The PIC must also recognize conditions that fail to comply with Regulation requirements and be authorized to take the appropriate preventive and corrective actions to ensure that the Regulations' objectives are fulfilled.

June 02, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Dinning area very clean, kitchen in good working condition.

February 27, 2008 (Critical Procedures)


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October 04, 2007 (Routine)


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July 26, 2007 (Critical Procedures)


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March 12, 2007 (Critical Procedures)


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August 16, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Renewal inspection. Application and invoice left with manager. Please return completed application and fee by the end of September.

April 13, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Critical

October 21, 2005 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
This is a permit renewal.

October 13, 2005 (Routine)


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December 01, 2004 (Critical Procedures)


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All violations were corrected while inspetion was being done.

December 29, 2003 (Routine)


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October 02, 2003 (Routine)


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March 25, 2003 (Routine)


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