Apollo's Restaurant, 9410-B West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23294 - Fast Food Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Apollo's Restaurant
Address: 9410-B West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23294
Type: Fast Food Restaurant
Phone: 804 965-5554
Total inspections: 12
Last inspection: 03/14/2016

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Inspection findings

Inspection date


No violation noted during this evaluation.03/14/2016Risk Factor
Ok to permit
  • Equipment - Good Repair and Proper Adjustment
    Observation: Observed torn gaskets on the salad unit in the back area.
    Correction: Replace.
  • Physical Facilities in Good Repair
    Observation: Observed coving tiles missing under the 3 compartment sink.
    Correction: Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
No violation noted during this evaluation.07/08/2015Risk Factor
  • Equipment - Non-Food Contact Surfaces and Utensils
    Observation: Observed mold on the soft drink dispenser nozzles.
    Correction: Clean and sanitize.
03/11/2015Risk Factor
Permit Issued.
  • Equipment - Good Repair and Proper Adjustment
    Observation: Observed torn gasket on the pizza drawer.
    Correction: Replace.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions (repeated violation)
    Observation: Observed food debris on the floor in the front pizza area.
    Correction: Clean.
  • Critical: Eating, Drinking, or Using Tobacco* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Observed an employee chewing gum at the pizza station. Also, personal drinks without lids and straws were found throughout the kitchen.
    Correction: Corrected by addressing these issues with the owner.
  • Critical: Ready-to-Eat - Potentially Hazardous Food - Disposition* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Observed lasagna dated 9/18 still in the walk-in cooler.
    Correction: Product must be discarded after 7 days with the first day being the day that it is made. The lasagna was discarded by manager for being 9 days old.
  • Non-Food Contact Surfaces
    Observation: Observed grease and dust on the metal shelves and plastic bins in the kitchen.
    Correction: Clean.
  • Plumbing System Maintained in Good Repair
    Observation: Observed the grease interceptor open.
    Correction: Properly close and seal interceptor.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions
    Observation: Observed dirt and debris on the floor and walls throughout the kitchen.
    Correction: Clean.
Visited facility in response to customer complaint that approximately 2 weeks ago customer observed a gentleman using bare hands to place pepperoni, broccoli and cheese on a salad with bare hands. Upon entering the facility, the inspector observed a food employee using bare hands to put toppings on a sandwich. Correct by properly washing hands - use gloves, tongs, etc. to dispense ready to eat foods that will not be cooked.
No violation noted during this evaluation.
Video - ServSafe - Personal Hygiene in English to 2 people. Discussed personal hygiene, reporting illness, proper handwashing.
No violation noted during this evaluation.
Time control used on pizza.
  • Critical: Hands - When to Wash* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Observed cook changed glove after handling raw meat without washing hands.
    Correction: Correct by washing hands.
02/19/2014Risk Factor
No critical violations observed. Light at 3 sink 66.6.
  • Cloths - Wiping Cloths - Use Limitation
    Observation: Observed wiper cloths not kept in solution of sanitizer.
    Correction: Correct by keeping wiper cloths in sanitizer solution or soiled linen container.
  • Nonfood-Contact Surfaces - Corrosion Resistant/Nonabsorbent
    Observation: Observed rusty shelving. Observed chest freezer with broken lid liner.
    Correction: Correct by resurfacing or replacing. Correct by replacing lid liner.
  • Non-Food Contact Surfaces
    Observation: Observed nonfood contact surfaces not clean (faucet handles, gaskets of refrigerators, handles of equipment, sides, etc. of cook line equipment, soda box tower, shelving).
    Correction: Correct by detail cleaning.
  • Lighting, Intensity
    Observation: Observed light not at proper intensity: sandwich prep at grill (9.16), pizza make table (14.58), slicer (27.89), walk-in box (.985), restrooms (8.5-35 men's, 5.09-10 women's).
    Correction: Correct by providing light at proper intensity.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions
    Observation: Observed floors not clean under equipment, wall not clean near slicer and behind 3 compartment sink, ceiling not clean.
    Correction: Correct by cleaning.
No critical violations observed. Gloves worn during prep. Quat sanitizer at 300 ppm - good. Time control used on pizza - times marked on chart. Good label and dating of ready to eat TCS foods.
No violation noted during this evaluation.
06/27/2013Risk Factor
Gloves worn.
  • Critical: Warewashing - Manual & Mechanical Warewashing Equipment, Chemical Sanitization - Temperature, pH, Concentration & Hardness* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Observed concentration of Quaternary ammonia sanitizer in 3 compartment sink was less than 200 ppm as specified on the product label.
    Correction: Correct by adjusting concentration to the 200 ppm required by the manufacturer.
02/27/2013Risk Factor

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