Bubba's Restaurant, 4000 Williamsburg Road, Richmond, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Bubba's Restaurant
Address: 4000 Williamsburg Road, Richmond, Virginia
Phone: (804) 236-1600
Total inspections: 14
Last inspection: Sep 15, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

0800 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed gravy cooling for 2 hours at 86 degrees.September 15, 2009Risk Factor Assessment10Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. June 11, 2009Risk Factor Assessment00Details / Comments
  • 0930 - Critical Repeat Consumer advisory for eggs, hamburgers, and steaks is not complete.
  • 3170 - Repeat The following are in disrepair: sagging acoustic ceiling tiles (replace with vinyl coated tiles); stained wall panel behind grill; chipped paint on storage shelves.
April 06, 2009Follow-up11Details / Comments
  • 1780 E - Repeat Observed lime build up inside ice machine.
  • 0930 - Critical No consumer advisory on the menu for eggs cooked to order.
  • 1320 - No visible thermometer in bar cooler where milk is stored.
  • 0480 - Bulk food bins (sugar, salt, etc) are not labeled.
  • 1770 C - Observed fan guards in walk-in cooler in need of cleaning.
  • 3170 - The following are in poor repair: peeling ceiling tiles; damaged floor tiles; stained wall panel behind grill; peeling paint on storage shelves.
  • 3180 - Floors throughout noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3080 - Inadequate light in the kitchen.
March 10, 2009Routine17Details / Comments
0140 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed food employee spray hands with water but fail to use soap/towels.December 10, 2008Risk Factor Assessment10Details / Comments
  • 3240 - Observed hot water turned off at the kitchen handsink.
  • 1780 E - Observed rust and lime inside the ice machine.
  • 0820 A 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed food in steam well holding below 135 degrees (beans 131 degrees, greens 126 degrees, lima beans 132 degrees).
September 17, 2008Routine12Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. June 24, 2008Risk Factor Assessment00Details / Comments
1570 - Repeat Dry storage shelves have peeling paint.April 22, 2008Follow-up01Details / Comments
  • 1320 - No thermometer visible in homestyle refrigerator.
  • 1570 - Dry storage shelves have peeling paint.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat Observed inside ice machine is in need of cleaning.
  • 1770 C - Nonfood contact surface in need of cleaning: hood filters.
  • 2110 - No report for well water testing available.
  • 2720 - Uncovered bucket of grease at grease barrels.
  • 3180 - Floors noted in need of cleaning throughout kitchen and bar. Stained wall above cook line.
March 20, 2008Routine16Details / Comments
  • 0820 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Food in top portion of the prep unit holding above 41 degrees (ham 45 degrees, knockwurst 44 degrees).
  • 1770 A - Critical Inside ice machine in need of cleaning (rust/lime).
December 27, 2007Critical Procedures20Details / Comments
0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed food employee's uncovered drink in food prep area.September 24, 2007Critical Procedures10Details / Comments
  • 3080 - Repeat Observed inadequate light at the slicer (41 foot candles); prep area (38 foot candles); sandwich prep area (11 foot candles).
  • 3170 - Repeat Observed peeling paint in the ceiling of the walk-in cooler. Observed rusty section of floor in the walk-in cooler. Observed open seam in ceiling of walk-in box.
June 20, 2007Follow-up02Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Observed ground beef stored on steaks or chops in the walk-in.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed food in the homestyle reach-in cooler holding at improper temperatures (mashed potatoes 47 degrees, ground beef 47 degrees).
  • 1570 - Observed the homestyle refrigerator in poor repair (holding food at 47 degrees).
  • 1770 C - Repeat Observed nonfood contact surfaces in need of cleaning (homestyle refrigerator gaskets and nonfood surfaces of slicer).
  • 2700 - Observed trash and litter around outside dumpster.
  • 2720 - Observed dumpster lid open.
  • 3080 - Repeat Observed inadequate light at the slicer (41 foot candles); prep area (38 foot candles); sandwich prep area (11 foot candles).
  • 3170 - Repeat Observed peeling paint in the ceiling of the walk-in cooler. Observed rusty section of floor in the walk-in cooler. Observed open seam in ceiling of walk-in box.
June 18, 2007Routine26Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed raw meats improperly stored. Raw beef over eggs, shell eggs too close to tomatoes.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed spaghetti noodles holding on stove top at temperature of 105 to 109 degrees.
  • 1530 - Observed no test kit present to check quaternary ammonia sanitizer solutions.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed food processor and mixer not properly cleaned after use.
  • 1770 C - Observed nonfood contact surfaces not clean (sides of dish rack, cart, bottoms of pans, exterior of refrigerator/freezer, gaskets).
  • 2350 ii - Observed cold water to handsink in kitchen is cut off.
  • 2640 - Observed dumpster door open.
  • 2730 - Observed hole in dumpster plug.
  • 3080 - Observed light not at proper intensity in bar/dishwash area 23 foot candles, opposite end of bar 4.0 foot candles, prep area in kitchen (fryer-31.28, sandwich prep 15 foot candles, walk-in 8.6 foot candles).
  • 3170 - Observed peeling paint in ceiling of kitchen and walk-in box. Observed rusty section of floor in walk-in box. Observed open seam in ceiling of walk-in box.
  • 3180 - Observed floor not clean, base molding not clean-kitchen, bar, restroom.
May 17, 2007Routine38Details / Comments

September 15, 2009 (Risk Factor Assessment)


Violation: 0800 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed gravy cooling for 2 hours at 86 degrees.
Put foods in shallow pans or use an ice bath to rapidly cool from 135 to 70 degrees in 2 hours and 70 degrees to 41 degrees in 4 hours.
Comments:
Note: Galvanized metal pot used for steaming shrimp is not approved for food contact-cease using pot. Kitchen is dark-repair overhead lights. Sewer flies noted. Good handwashing. Quat at 300 ppm.

June 11, 2009 (Risk Factor Assessment)

Comments:
Note: Kitchen is dark-repair overhead lights. Rinse dishes with plain water after soapy water before dipping in sanitizer. Watch cooling of foods with gravy or of gravy-shallow pan or ice bath the food to cool quickly. Good glove use observed. Quat at 300 ppm.

April 06, 2009 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
The following items have been corrected: #1780E, #1320, #480, #1770C, #3180, #3080. Note: please fax a copy of well water test.

March 10, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Note: please fax a copy of well water test. Please provide fork or tongs for drink lemons/limes. Good glove use. Quat at 300 ppm. Permit to be renewed upon correction of above violations.

December 10, 2008 (Risk Factor Assessment)


Violation: 0140 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed food employee spray hands with water but fail to use soap/towels.
When washing hands, use soap, warm water and dry with towels.
Comments:
Note: please thaw ground beef chubs under running water. Good glove use. Good date labeling. Quat at 300 ppm.

September 17, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Glove use observed. Quat at >300 ppm.

June 24, 2008 (Risk Factor Assessment)

Comments:
Utensil use ok.

April 22, 2008 (Follow-up)


Violation: 1570 - Repeat Dry storage shelves have peeling paint.
Repaint shelves to provide smooth, cleanable surfaces.

March 20, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Glove use and handwashing observed. Good job date marking! Quat at 300 ppm.

December 27, 2007 (Critical Procedures)


Violations: Comments:
Utensils/glove use observed.

September 24, 2007 (Critical Procedures)


Violation: 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed food employee's uncovered drink in food prep area.
Correct by drinking from covered containers.
Comments:
Glove use and handwashing observed.

June 20, 2007 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
Critical items were corrected. Reach in refrigerator 38.8 degrees.

June 18, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Gloves worn during prep.

May 17, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Gloves worn during prep.

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