California Tortilla, 2057 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: California Tortilla
Address: 2057 Wilson Blvd, Arlington, Virginia
Phone: (703) 243-4151
Total inspections: 6
Last inspection: Aug 31, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 3-304.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Cups used to scoop sauce.
  • 3-304.14 - Repeat Cloths in-use for wiping counters and other equipment surfaces are not held between uses in a chemical sanitizer solution of proper concentration; and/or not laundered daily. Instead, soap is being used, according to PIC.
  • 4-202.11 - Critical Some plastic lids on buffet pans observed cracked/broken.
  • 4-204.112 - Repeat Both "Migoli" 2-dr prep refrigerators are not equipped with at least one integral or permanently affixed temperature measuring device that is located to allow easy viewing of the device's temperature display.
  • 4-501.11 - The gaskets of both "Migoli" 2-dr prep refrigerators are in poor repair and also observed a condensation leakage.
  • 4-501.12 - The surfaces of the cutting boards are no longer effectively cleaned and sanitized.
  • 4-601.11A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The food-contact surface of some of the tongs and knives is not clean to sight and touch.
  • 6-202.15 - The outer openings of the food establishment are not protected against the entry of insects and rodents. A small gap was observed between the two doors on front entrance.
  • 6-301.11 - Repeat No soap/cleanser available in the hand-washing sink by the food-prep sink.
  • 6-303.11 - Some lights are out above the cash register and the light intensity is below 50 foot candles in the kitchen.
  • 6-501.111C - Critical a lot of active rat holes observed outside and some mouse droppings inside.
  • 6-501.14 - Intake and exhaust air ducts in both the restrooms are not clean and/or filters are not changed.
  • 9.2-3.3 - Critical The food establishment is not under the immediate control of a Northern Virginia certified food manager.
August 31, 2009Routine--Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11C - Critical Repeat The certified food manager could not identify the big five foodborne illnesses and their symptoms.
  • 6-301.11 - No soap at front hand sink.
April 14, 2009Critical Procedures11Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11C - Critical The certified food manager could not identify the big five foodborne illnesses.
  • 2-301.14 - Critical A food employee failed to wash his or her hands before donning gloves for working with food.
  • 2-401.11 - Critical Open beverage observed on clean utensil storage shelf.
  • 3-301.11 - Critical 1. Cups observed used as scoops for sauces.2. Ramekin observed used as a scoop for spiced used on chicken.
  • 3-304.14 - Wet cloth observed on food prep surface.
  • 3-305.11 - Food observed on floor in walk-in and walk-in freezer.
  • 3-501.16A2 - Critical Repeat Pico de gallo on counter observed at 72F.
  • 4-204.112 - The following observed with no thermometer:- Migoli two door prep- other two door prep.
January 06, 2009Routine53Details / Comments
  • 3-501.16A2 - Critical Repeat Tomatoe salsa in Migelli 1 door prep refrigerator cold holding at the improper temperature of 54F.
  • 4-501.11 - The 1 door Migelli prep refrigerator is not maintained in a state of repair and condition that meets the requirements of materials for construction and repair and/or design. To be repaired.
August 28, 2008Follow-up11Details / Comments
  • 3-501.16A2 - Critical Tomatoe in 1 door prep refrigerator at 48F. Cole slaw in 2 door Migelli at 54F. Tomatoe in 2 door Migelli at 47F against back.
  • 6-501.11 - Repeat Employees toilet room missing ceiling tile.
August 18, 2008Follow-up11Details / Comments
  • 3-301.11 - Critical Cups without handles used to dispense food in Alto Sham.
  • 4-204.112 - The 2 door Migelli prep refrigerator and walkin is not equipped with at least one integral or permanently affixed temperature measuring device that is located to allow easy viewing of the device's temperature display.
  • 4-501.11 - The men's urinal is not maintained in a state of repair and condition that meets the requirements of materials for construction and repair and/or design.
  • 6-202.11 - The light bulbs in the walkin are not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
  • 6-202.15 - The outer openings of the food establishment are not protected against the entry of insects and rodents. Back door not self closing.
  • 6-301.14 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at ladies handwashing lavatories used by food employees and/or is not clearly visible to food employees.
  • 6-303.11 - The light intensity is below 10 foot candles in front of walkin and in front of employees toilet room and in basement back room.
  • 6-501.11 - Employees toilet missing ceiling tile.
  • 6-501.12 - Floor dirty under soda island.
July 23, 2008Routine18Details / Comments

August 31, 2009 (Routine)


Violations:

April 14, 2009 (Critical Procedures)


Violations: Comments:
This is a Critical Procedure Inspection where the emphasis is on those risk factors that most directly affect the safe and sanitary preparation and service of food. Other less critical items, if observed, are not mentioned in this report but are brought to the food manager's attention for correction.

January 06, 2009 (Routine)


Violations:

August 28, 2008 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
C.O. approved.

August 18, 2008 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
C.O. not approved.

July 23, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
C.O. not approved.

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