Blue Sky Cafe, 900 Bland Blvd., Newport News, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Blue Sky Cafe
Address: 900 Bland Blvd., Newport News, Virginia
Total inspections: 12
Last inspection: Jul 28, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat foods in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.July 28, 2009Risk Factor Assessment10Details / Comments
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: sides of the grill.
  • 2890 - Light bulbs in the kitchen are not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floors under and behind equipment noted in need of cleaning.
January 23, 2009Routine03Details / Comments
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Cut tomatoes holding at improper temperatures
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: fryers and work tables.
  • 3180 - Floor in the kitchen noted in need of cleaning.
July 10, 2008Routine12Details / Comments
- December 11, 2007Routine01Details / Comments
1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: can opener.June 13, 2007Routine10Details / Comments
  • 0790 - Improper methods used to thaw chicken.
  • 3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the walk in cooler.
  • 3180 - The floors in the walk ins noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3330 - Critical Working containers of cleaning items are not properly labeled.
December 04, 2006Routine13Details / Comments
  • 1570 - The ice maker was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1580 - The cutting boards in the kitchen are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1790 - The food contact equipment surface of the alto-sheam is observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the hood and the table that the grill in on has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in walk in cooler not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 3200 - Intake and exhaust air ducts are not being cleaned
  • 3320 - Critical Chemical spray bottle observed without a label.
August 17, 2006Routine16Details / Comments
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the hot holding unit..
  • 1790 - The food contact equipment surface of the sandwich ovens is observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the shelves has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3180 - Repeat The floors under and behind the equipment noted in need of cleaning.
December 14, 2005Routine04Details / Comments
  • 3180 - Clean the floors in the kitchen.
  • 1320 - The temperature measuring device in the walk in cooler was not properly located in the warmest part of the unit.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the equipment has accumulations of grime and debris.
December 22, 2004Routine03Details / Comments
2830 - Floor wall juncture in the kitchen area is not coved and closed to no larger than 1/32 inch space.November 08, 2004Routine01Details / Comments
  • 2830 - Floor wall juncture in store room door is not coved and closed to no larger than 1/32 inch space.
  • 3170 - Wall behind the three compartment sink is not maintained in good repair
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the grill/oven has accumulations of grime and debris.
April 15, 2004Routine03Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. October 08, 2003Routine00Details / Comments

July 28, 2009 (Risk Factor Assessment)



Violation: 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat foods in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
Mark the name and "consume by" date on the container of RTE foods at the time of preparation if the food is to be held for more than 24 hours. If the food is held at 41F or below the food shall be served or sold within 7 calendar days. Some harmful bacteria continue to grow even at refrigeration temperatures so limiting the amount of time in storage limits the amount of growth allowed for these bacteria.

January 23, 2009 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: sides of the grill.
    Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
  • 2890 - Light bulbs in the kitchen are not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
    Shield or replace light bulb with a coated or shatter-resistant bulb.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floors under and behind equipment noted in need of cleaning.
    All floors, walls, and ceilings must be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Cleaning of the physical facilities is an important measure in ensuring the protection and sanitary preparation of food. A regular cleaning schedule should be established and followed to maintain the facility in a clean and sanitary manner.

July 10, 2008 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Cut tomatoes holding at improper temperatures
    Relocate food to a refrigeration unit that is capable of maintaining food storage at 41F or below.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: fryers and work tables.
    Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
  • 3180 - Floor in the kitchen noted in need of cleaning.
    All floors, walls, and ceilings must be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Cleaning of the physical facilities is an important measure in ensuring the protection and sanitary preparation of food. A regular cleaning schedule should be established and followed to maintain the facility in a clean and sanitary manner.
Comments:
Spoke to the owner about a complaint.1

December 11, 2007 (Routine)



Violation: -

Comments:
permit issued, Provided and discussed the following; 2007 Food code changes, cover letter from EH manager, operator health guide for exclusion and restriction of employee’s, 3 A’s of safe employee health practices, guide for employee’s to identify the top 4 reportable diseases and symptoms, emergency guidelines for food establishments, and the 2008 food handlers training schedule.

June 13, 2007 (Routine)



Violation: 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: can opener.
Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.

December 04, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0790 - Improper methods used to thaw chicken.
    Thaw potentially hazardous foods by either of the following methods: 1. Under refrigeration that maintains food temperature at 41F (45F) 2. Completely submerged under running water at a temperature of 70F or below with sufficient water velocity to agitate and float off loose particles in an overflow. Ready-to-eat food shall not exceed 41F and raw animal foods shall not exceed 41F for more than four hours 3. As part of the cooking process
  • 3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the walk in cooler.
    Provide at least 10 foot candles at a distance of 30 inches from the floor in the walk-in refrigeration units and dry storage areas and in other areas and rooms during periods of cleaning.
  • 3180 - The floors in the walk ins noted in need of cleaning.
    All floors, walls, and ceilings must be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Cleaning of the physical facilities is an important measure in ensuring the protection and sanitary preparation of food. A regular cleaning schedule should be established and followed to maintain the facility in a clean and sanitary manner.
  • 3330 - Critical Working containers of cleaning items are not properly labeled.
    Working containers of toxic items are to be properly labeled with contents. Identification of these containers with the common name of the material helps prevent the dangerous misuse of the contents.
Comments:
permit issued

August 17, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1570 - The ice maker was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
    Repair the ice maker to restore a state of condition that allows for proper operation, accuracy, functioning, maintenance, and cleanability per Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter. If unable to repair the ice maker, replace it with one that meets the specifications of Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter.
  • 1580 - The cutting boards in the kitchen are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 1790 - The food contact equipment surface of the alto-sheam is observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the food contact surface of the alto-sheam to prevent accumulations that may reduce heat transfer to adequately cook food and to prevent attract of insects when not in use.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the hood and the table that the grill in on has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in walk in cooler not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
    Shield or replace light bulb with a coated or shatter-resistant bulb.
  • 3200 - Intake and exhaust air ducts are not being cleaned
    Clean intake and exhaust air ducts and change filters so they are not a source of contamination by dust, dirt and other materials
  • 3320 - Critical Chemical spray bottle observed without a label.
    Label spray bottles with contents or discard.

December 14, 2005 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the hot holding unit..
    Provide a temperature measuring device in all hot or cold holding equipment used to store potentially hazardous foods so that employees can routinely monitor the ambient air temperature.
  • 1790 - The food contact equipment surface of the sandwich ovens is observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the food contact surface of the ovens to prevent accumulations that may reduce heat transfer to adequately cook food and to prevent attract of insects when not in use.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the shelves has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 3180 - Repeat The floors under and behind the equipment noted in need of cleaning.
    All floors, walls, and ceilings must be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Cleaning of the physical facilities is an important measure in ensuring the protection and sanitary preparation of food. A regular cleaning schedule should be established and followed to maintain the facility in a clean and sanitary manner.
Comments:
permit issued

December 22, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 3180 - Clean the floors in the kitchen.
    All floors, walls, and ceilings must be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Cleaning of the physical facilities is an important measure in ensuring the protection and sanitary preparation of food. A regular cleaning schedule should be established and followed to maintain the facility in a clean and sanitary manner.
  • 1320 - The temperature measuring device in the walk in cooler was not properly located in the warmest part of the unit.
    Relocate the temperature measuring device to the warmest part of the refrigeration unit to properly represent the ambient air temperature.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the equipment has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.

November 08, 2004 (Routine)



Violation: 2830 - Floor wall juncture in the kitchen area is not coved and closed to no larger than 1/32 inch space.
Cove floor wall juncture to no larger than a 1/32 inch space.
Comments:
2005 permit issued.

April 15, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 2830 - Floor wall juncture in store room door is not coved and closed to no larger than 1/32 inch space.
    Cove floor wall juncture to no larger than a 1/32 inch space.
  • 3170 - Wall behind the three compartment sink is not maintained in good repair
    Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the grill/oven has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.

October 08, 2003 (Routine)

Comments:
Looks good Permit issued

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