Antonio's Restaurant, 11956 Ironbridge Plaza, Chester, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Antonio's Restaurant
Address: 11956 Ironbridge Plaza, Chester, Virginia
Total inspections: 7
Last inspection: Jul 7, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 0080 - Critical Employees or applicants are not aware of the reporting procedures concerning information about their health and activities if they are suspected of causing, or being exposed to a confirmed disease outbreak caused by Salmonella Typhi, Shigella spp., Escherichia coli O157:H7 or Hepatitis A virus.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 0620 - Bread and rolls stored on top of employee lockers.
  • 1570 - Soiled dishes, pots, etc.. are piled up as ware washing rinsing, and sanitizing has been suspended due to inoperability of dish washing machine.
  • 1720 - A sanitizer test kit is not being used to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution(s) are at the proper concentration.
July 07, 2009Routine14Details / Comments
  • 0550 - Ice scoops left in ice machine.
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Make-up cooler used extensively through lunch contained foods cold held higher than allowable temperatures.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Large pots of soup and sauce are not dated.
  • 1530 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Chlorine sanitizer solution in buckets exceed 200ppm
  • 1800 - Sheet pans in wash area have heavy accumulation of grease baked on.
  • 3220 - Mops standing on floor in corner.
  • 3460 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Tube of Neosporin located on microwave shelf with to-go containers above make-up cooler.
April 03, 2009Routine34Details / Comments
  • 0240 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Male employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Raw foods of animal origin stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit; observed raw chicken stored above milk containers in the kitchen reach-in cooler on the cookline.
  • 0560 - Linens in contact with food; observe a terry cloth liner for the sausages previously prepared and stored in the walk-in cooler.
  • 0820 A 1 - Critical Observed a large pot of soup stored at room temperature tested at 119 degree F; hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Repeat Observe sausages cooked 11/23/08, cooled and stored in the walk-in cooler tested at 44 degree F; cold holding at improper temperatures
  • 1530 - There is no properly working test kit provided in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 1570 - Repeat The door gasket to the cookline cooler is torn and the gaskets on the kitchen reach-in freezer is heavily soiled.
  • 1580 - The cutting board(s) along the cookline are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in walk-in cooler is not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
November 24, 2008Routine36Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw foods of animal origin stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit;observe raw chicken, veal and ground meat stored above plates and milk in the kitchen reach-in cooler.
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed veal parmigiana in the cookline cooler and the meat mixture in the walk-in cooler tested at 45 degree F; cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) lasagna and veal parmigiana in the cookline refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1570 - The door gaskets to the pizza make table and cookline cooler unit was observed torn.
  • 1730 - Observed a cracked metal ice scoop; the equipment was observed in a state of repair and condition preventing effective maintenance and easy cleaning.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: food residue and debris on the kitchen dough mixer and the shelving inside the kitchen reach-in cooler .
  • 3460 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Medicines are located on top of the cookline cooler unit.
August 11, 2008Routine43Details / Comments
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0520 - Ice used as a medium for cooling the exterior surfaces of food is also for drink ice or used as food.
  • 0550 - In-use utensils improperly stored between use.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 1770 A - Critical Debris build-up in the ice machine.
  • 2310 - Critical The hand-sink was blocked by a trash can.
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
November 20, 2007Routine25Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. September 21, 2007Complaint00Details / Comments
  • 0540 - Critical Food in contact with soiled equipment or utensils.
  • 0620 - Food stored under other sources of contamination. uncovered in several coolers.
  • 1100 - The food contact surface of the inside lid of chest freezer, liner is broken insulation exposed and will not close completly. is not smooth, contains cracks, chips, or pits and can not be easily cleaned.
  • 1570 - Unused or non-functioning equipment not removed from the premises.(old water heater)
  • 2000 - clean knives were found stored between equipment..
July 26, 2007Routine14Details / Comments

July 07, 2009 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Additional food temperatures: sausage 39, veal 39, cooked chicken 39, 47 (cooling), meat sauce 31
Manager called 1030 7/8/09 to report dish washing machine was repaired and put back into service as of 1700 7/7/09

April 03, 2009 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Additional temps: tomato/onion mix 42, make-up cooler near grills - sliced roast beef 45, ssliced tomatoes 45, ham 47, turkey 47.
Employee health policy in effect.
Equipment and facilities present a clean and orderly appearance.

November 24, 2008 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Note: An Employee Health policy was discussed with the operator.

August 11, 2008 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Note: An Employee Health policy was discussed with the operator, as well as a Consumer Advisory upon review of menu food items.

November 20, 2007 (Routine)


September 21, 2007 (Complaint)

managers were aware of the problem and corrected it.

July 26, 2007 (Routine)


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