Captain D's, 116 E 21St Street, Norfolk, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Captain D's
Address: 116 E 21St Street, Norfolk, Virginia
Total inspections: 22
Last inspection: Jul 29, 2009

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Inspection Date

Inspection Type

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Details / Comments

  • 4-601.11 - Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: conveyor broiler, reachins
  • 6-501.12 - The ceiling in the kitchen noted in need of cleaning.
July 29, 2009Routine02Details / Comments
  • 3-304.12 - Ice scoop laying down in ice in both ice bins up front.
  • 3-305.11 - Food stored in a location where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination. Mix in storage area needs lid to cover it from debris.
  • 4-501.11 - Delfield refrigerator (top) and walk-in freeezer was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.Top door is not sealing properly on Delfield refrigerator.Walk-in freezer has a build-up of ice noted on the floor.
  • 6-202.12 - Gap noted between filters in the back hood.
  • 6-202.15 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
  • 6-501.11 - Cabinet in drive thru adjacent to the ice machine has loose doors.Light fixture on cooking line between hoods has a loose cover.
  • 6-501.12 - Floor under ice machine noted in need of cleaning.
  • 7-201.11 - Critical Containers of Oust Surface and Air Sanitizer are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items. Container noted in drive thru adjacent to condiments.
July 29, 2008Routine17Details / Comments
  • 2-301.14 - Critical A food employee failed to wash his or her hands before engaging in food preparation, after touching bare human body parts, after coughing, sneezing, eating, after handling soiled utensils or after engaging in any activity which may have contaminated his/her hands.
  • 4-501.11 - Repeat The door gasket of the McCall freezer is damaged.
  • 4-602.13 - Corrected During Inspection The nonfood contact surface of the can opener had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 6-202.11 - Repeat Light bulb in dry stockroom not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent. One of the tubes is missing endcap.
  • 6-303.11 - Less than 20 foot candles of light was noted in the McCall freezer and refrigerator.
  • 6-501.16 - Corrected During Inspection Mops and brooms not hung up to air dry.
  • 7-102.11 - Critical Working containers of bleach and water are not properly labeled.
April 29, 2008Routine25Details / Comments
6-202.15 - Repeat Drive thru window is not self-closing.February 13, 2008Follow-up01Details / Comments
  • 3-302.11 - Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the walk-in and in the Delfield reach-in.
  • 4-202.16 - Barewood noted in stock room area.
  • 4-501.11 - Delfield/Alco reach-in was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 4-501.11 - The door gasket of the McCall freezer is damaged.
  • 4-602.13 - The nonfood contact surface of the fryers and the area around the heat lamps had accumulations of grime and debris. Gaskets on the McCall unit had a build-up of material.
  • 4-904.11 - Plastic spoons disorganized on front counter.
  • 5-202.11 - Critical Leak noted under three compartment sink.
  • 6-201.13 - Broken tile observed at the end of cooking line..
  • 6-202.11 - Repeat Light bulb in prep area and in stock room not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 6-202.15 - Drive thru window is not self-closing.
  • 6-303.11 - Repeat Less than 50 foot candles of light was noted in the cooking line and in prep area,
  • 6-303.11 - Repeat Less than 20 foot candles of light was noted in the Delfield reach-in and in dishwashing area,
  • 6-501.11 - Repeat Wall behind fryer has broken tiles and barewood exposed. Leak noted in walk-in freezer causing ice build-up on the floor. Wall damaged in stockroom area and barewood exposed. Ceiling damaged in stockroom area.
  • 6-501.12 - Floor under holding area noted in need of cleaning. Area under ice machine in drive thru noted in need of cleaning.
January 30, 2008Routine210Details / Comments
  • 3-304.14 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 6-202.11 - Light bulb in pie case and in dry stock room not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 6-303.11 - Repeat Less than 50 foot candles of light was noted in the cooking line.
  • 6-303.11 - Repeat Less than 20 foot candles of light was noted in the dishwashing area.
  • 6-501.11 - Wall in dry stock room on both sides is not maintained in good repair.
November 13, 2007Follow-up04Details / Comments
  • 3-501.15 - Corrected During Inspection The methods used for cooling were not adequate.
  • 4-101.111 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves above prep area are not corrosion resistant, nonabsorbent, and/or smooth.
  • 4-903.11 - Corrected During Inspection Clean spoons were not observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward. Spoons observed disorganized.
  • 6-303.11 - Less than 50 foot candles of light was noted in the cooking line.
  • 6-303.11 - Repeat Less than 20 foot candles of light was noted in the in pie reach-in and dishwashing area.
  • 6-501.11 - Repeat Walk-in freezer is not maintained in good repair
September 13, 2007Follow-up05Details / Comments
  • 3-101.11 - Critical The ice in front bin is unsound or adulterated.
  • 3-305.11 - Repeat Food stored in a location where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination.
  • 4-202.16 - Repeat The nonfood contact surfaces of the racks above prep area are not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable.
  • 4-501.11 - Repeat The door gaskets of the several units are damaged.
  • 4-601.11 - Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: Broiler.
  • 4-602.13 - The nonfood contact surface of the fryers had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 6-501.11 - Repeat Walk-in freezer floor and walls around the ice machine are not maintained in good repair
August 30, 2007Routine16Details / Comments
  • 3-305.11 - Food stored in a location where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination.
  • 4-101.111 - The nonfood contact surface of the Delfield refrigerator is not corrosion resistant, nonabsorbent, and/or smooth. Rust was observed on shelving.
  • 4-202.11 - The food contact surface of the ice machine is not smooth, contains cracks, chips, or pits and can not be easily cleaned.
  • 4-202.16 - The nonfood contact surface of the racks above prep area are not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable.
  • 4-501.11 - Repeat The door gaskets of several units are damaged.
  • 4-501.12 - The cutting board(s) along the Delfield reach-in are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 4-602.13 - The nonfood contact surface of the potatoe boiler and area above hot holding on the frontline had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 6-303.11 - Less than 20 foot candles of light was noted in the pie reach-in unit.
  • 6-501.11 - Repeat Wall in dry stock room and floor of walk-in freezer are not maintained in good repair
  • 6-501.16 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Mops and brooms not hung up to air dry.
  • 7-201.11 - Critical Repeat Containers of chemicals are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
August 29, 2007Routine110Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 2-103.11 - Employees are not aware of or are not monitoring the cook temperatures of potentially hazardous food.
  • 2-103.11 - Employees are not aware of or are not practicing proper methods to rapidly cool potentially hazardous food (PHF).
  • 2-103.11 - Employees are not properly sanitizing cleaned multiuse equipment and utensils.
  • 2-103.11 - Employees are not properly trained in food safety as it relates to their assigned duties.
  • 3-302.11 - Critical Several open, wet boxes of product exposed to condensation in walk-in freezer.
  • 3-302.12 - Unlabeled food containers.
  • 3-304.12 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between use.
  • 3-304.14 - Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 3-304.14 - Repeat Wiping cloths improperly used.
  • 3-305.11 - Built up of rust on ice machine.
  • 3-501.16 - Critical Breaded shrimp, cooked potatoes, clam shells, and cole slaw cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 4-202.16 - The nonfood contact surface of the dish racks above three compartment sink is not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable.
  • 4-204.112 - There was no temperature measuring device located in several units.
  • 4-501.11 - The door gaskets of the several units are damaged.
  • 4-501.11 - The microwaves need to be cleaned and unit appears to be damaged.
  • 4-501.11 - Broken cabinets doors in drive thru and front counter area.
  • 4-501.11 - Air curtain in walk-in refrigerator and freezer was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 4-601.11 - The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris: Under side of heating area at serving line, fryers across the front line area and hood area.
  • 4-903.11 - Gloves were found stored on the floor in dry stock room.
  • 4-903.12 - Clean equipment/utensils were found stored in the front cabinet where a leak had occurred and mold was present.
  • 4-904.11 - Utensils were found handled, displayed or dispensed with the food or lip-contact surface facing upward.
  • 5-205.11 - Critical Observed cole slaw in handwashing lavatory in kitchen area.
  • 5-205.15 - Critical Water line running directly to igloo cooler.
  • 5-501.113 - Outside refuse container was uncovered.
  • 5-501.114 - The refuse container used to store refuse/recyclable has no drain plug.
  • 5-501.16 - There is no refuse container at the area immediately adjacent to the front hand sink.
  • 5-501.16 - Observed excessive refuse on the floor of the dry storage area.
  • 5-501.17 - There is no covered refuse container for the disposal of feminine napkins in the ladies room stall.
  • 6-201.11 - Wall or wall covering in area adjacent to refrigerator and freezer is not smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 6-201.13 - Floor wall juncture outside walk-in freezer not coved and closed to no larger than 1/32 inch space.
  • 6-202.11 - Light bulb adjacent to ice machine and in walk-in freezer not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 6-501.11 - Walk-in refrigerator and walk-in freezer is not maintained in good repair
  • 6-501.12 - Grease observed on the floor under three compartmen sink. Numerous tiles and vents were dirty and mold stained in kitchen area.
  • 6-501.15 - Critical Rinsing shrimp in mop sink.
  • 6-501.16 - Mops and brooms not hung up to air dry.
  • 7-201.11 - Critical Containers of Windex are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
August 28, 2007Routine722Details / Comments
3-501.13 - Improper method used to thaw gumboJanuary 31, 2007Routine01Details / Comments
  • 3-302.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Uncovered fish in the walk-in.
  • 3-304.14 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 4-302.12 - The certified food manager could not provide a food temperature measuring device.
  • 4-602.13 - The nonfood contact surface of the utensil storage bins had accumulations of grime and debris.
October 23, 2006Routine13Details / Comments
  • 3-302.11 - Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the walk-in refrigerator and freezer.
  • 3-304.14 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use; no sanitizing solution in use.
  • 4-204.112 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the in reach-in or prep refrigerator units.
  • 4-501.11 - Exhuast hood filter was observed in a state of disrepair (gaps presents).
  • 4-602.11 - Critical Surfaces of the prep table at prep unit was in contact with non-potentially hazardous food items that were observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris. Opening around ice bin observed dirty.
  • 4-602.12 - The (cavity, door seal) of the microwave oven is observed soiled.
  • 4-701.10 - Dishes were not observed sanitized after cleaning and rinsing.
  • 4-904.11 - Employee observed handling single serve cup in a manner in which it could have been contaminated, employee picked up cup and her fingers went inside the cup.
  • 5-501.17 - Repeat There is no cover to the feminine napkin refuse container in the ladies room stall.
  • 6-403.11 - Ashtray and cigarettes in kitchen on counter next to area where food was being prepped
  • 6-501.11 - Repeat Ceiling is not maintained in good repair (leaking in dinning area).
  • 6-501.18 - Handwashing facilities are unclean, sink was covered in what appeared to batter.
June 15, 2006Routine210Details / Comments
  • 3-304.12 - In-use utensils improperly stored between use. The utensil used for stirring ice tea was stored on counter on a disposable paper towel.
  • 4-501.11 - Repeat Walk-in Freezer was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged. The freezer accumulates heavy condensation (ice buildup on walls & ceiling). The Walk-in is on the list of items to be repaired/replaced during the remodel.
  • 4-501.114 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration. The concentration of the wiping cloth sanitizer solution is well over 200 ppm.
  • 4-501.14 - The clean dishes drainboard of the 3-compartment sink is soiled.
  • 4-904.11 - Unwrapped knives, forks, or spoons were not stored at front counter with the handles up.
  • 5-501.17 - There is no cover to the feminine napkin refuse container in the ladies room stall.
  • 6-303.11 - The light was not working in the Walk-in Freezer.
  • 6-501.11 - Roof/ceiling in dining area (leaking), floor in entire kitchen and wall & floor junctures in kitchen are not maintained in good repair. (Facility is up for a major remodel in the next 2-3 months)
  • 6-501.111 - Critical Repeat Premises are not being routinely inspected for evidence of pests. Rodent droppings found under from counters. Facility has certified pesticide applicator that treats the facility. No other areas of facility had signs of pest activity.
November 21, 2005Routine27Details / Comments
  • 4-501.11 - Repeat Walk-in Freezer was observed in a state of repair and condition that prevents necessary maintenance and easy cleaning. Ice is buidling up on floor and ceiling of Walk-in Freezer.
  • 4-904.11 - Repeat Single-service food containers were found handled, displayed or dispensed with the food or lip-contact surface facing upward.
  • 5-501.113 - Repeat Outside refuse container was uncovered. Lid for grease barrel is in disrepair.
September 11, 2005Follow-up03Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 4-501.11 - Walk-in Freezer was observed in a state of repair and condition that prevents necessary maintenance and easy cleaning. Ice is buidling up on floor and ceiling of Walk-in Freezer.
  • 4-601.11 - The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris: surfaces & shelves in Walk-in refrigerator, shelving under the food holding cabinet.
  • 4-904.11 - Single-service food containers were found handled, displayed or dispensed with the food or lip-contact surface facing upward.
  • 5-501.113 - Outside refuse container was uncovered. Lid for grease barrel is in disrepair.
  • 6-202.11 - Light bulb in back above ice machine not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 6-501.11 - Floor drain in prep area is missing a grate (covering).
  • 6-501.111 - Critical Methods are not being used to control pests. Mouse droppings found under cabinets at front counter area.
  • 6-501.12 - Repeat Need for general cleaning of entire kitchen noted.
  • 7-201.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Containers of Bleach are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
August 30, 2005Routine37Details / Comments
  • 3-302.11 - Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the walk-in refrigerator and in the dry storage area.
  • 3-302.12 - Unlabeled food containers.
  • 3-304.14 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 3-305.14 - Food is subject to environmental sources of contamination during preparation (hose with defrosting shrimp in sink).
  • 4-101.111 - The nonfood contact surface of the microwave door and shelf under hot holding unit is not corrosion resistant, nonabsorbent, and/or smooth.
  • 4-202.18 - Grease extraction filters in the hood system are allowing grease laden vapors to accumulate onto the stack through air gaps that are present.
  • 4-204.112 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the front display case.
  • 4-501.11 - Small counter-top cold holding space in front end was observed in a state of repair and condition that prevents necessary maintenance and easy cleaning.
  • 4-501.11 - The door gasket of the walk-in refrigerator is damaged.
  • 4-601.11 - The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris: bottom of cabinets, all lower shelves.
  • 4-601.11 - The following utensils were observed soiled to sight and touch: knives stored with cleaned utensils, can opener.
  • 4-601.11 - Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: shrimp sink
  • 4-903.11 - Single-use items were observed stored unprotected under the front counter.
  • 5-402.11 - Critical A direct connection exists between the drain line of the ice machine and the waste container system.
  • 5-501.17 - There is no covered refuse container for the disposal of feminine napkins in the ladies room stall.
  • 6-404.11 - Products for credit, redemption, or return is not being stored in a separate designated area (dented cans).
  • 6-501.11 - Handwashing sink in kitchen is leaking. Waste water bin under ice machine needs to be emptied more frequently. Vent in ladies restroom needs to be cleaned.
  • 7-201.11 - Critical Containers of bleach and dish detergent are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
May 09, 2005Routine312Details / Comments
  • 3-304.14 - Wiping cloths were improperly stored between use in the kitchen area.
  • 3-305.12 - Tray of lemons that were being cut were found next to handsink where it was subject to contamination from splash. Plastic bottles used for condiments stored under the handsink.
  • 4-204.112 - Repeat The temperature measuring device in the walk-in refrigerator is not working correctly and the thermometer to the display case refrigerator is in disrepair.
  • 4-501.114 - Critical Repeat The sanitizing solution used to store wiping cloths in the front counter area was too strong.
  • 5-202.11 - Critical The drainpipe under the 3-compartment sink had a slight leak and the faucet of the mop sink was in disrepair.
  • 5-501.111 - The lid to the grease barrel is open and in disrepair. The drain plug to the cardboard dumpster is missing.
  • 6-501.11 - The ceiling near the backdoor was in disrepair and was leaking.
  • 6-501.12 - Repeat The ceilings, especially in the prep area, the walls and floors in the fryer area in the establishment were noted in need of cleaning.
February 07, 2005Routine26Details / Comments
  • 6-501.12 - Repeat Ceilings and walls in the kitchen area were noted in need of cleaning and the ceiling vents were dusty.
  • 4-903.11 - Clean food containers were not observed stored in a position to allow air-drying.
  • 4-204.112 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the two small refrigeration units in the kitchen, the kitchen freezer and the thermometer in the walk-in was not functioning correctly.
  • 3-302.11 - Critical Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit. There was raw fish stored over baked potatoes in the walk-in refrigerator.
  • 4-602.12 - The cavity of the microwave ovens are observed soiled.
  • 7-209.11 - A personal drink and ashtray stored in such a way that they could contaminate food prep area in the kitchen.
  • 4-602.11 - Critical Both ice bins used to store ice used for sodas were found to have mold growing around the back, outer edges.
  • 4-501.114 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.
  • 4-904.11 - Unwrapped knives, forks, or spoons were not stored at the front counter with the handles up.
  • 4-602.13 - The nonfood contact surface of the cabinets under the coffee/tea machines had accumulations of grime and debris.
October 28, 2004Routine37Details / Comments
  • 4-602.13 - The nonfood contact surface of the grease container and area below had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 7-201.11 - Critical Containers of cleaners are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
  • 4-903.12 - Clean equipment/utensils were found stored at the juncture of the wall and shelf of a cupboard..
  • 3-301.11 - Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food with their bare hands.
  • 3-304.12 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between.
  • 5-202.11 - Critical The ice storage unit was not easy to clean because the component is damaged or condition is in poor repair.
  • 4-602.11 - Critical Repeat Surfaces of the soda nozzles were in contact with non-potentially hazardous food items that were observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 6-101.11 - The indoor wall material located under front drink counter does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. closely woven and easily cleanable carpet 3. nonabsorbent
  • 6-501.18 - Handwashing facilities are unclean and not maintained
  • 4-204.12 - Food contact areas in the delfied refrigerator are exposed to contamination since the joint around the food storage area is not watertight and there is no apron provided to deflect contamination from the opening.
  • 6-202.11 - Repeat Light bulbs in kitchen near the fryers not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 6-501.12 - Counter tops in the drive thru service area noted in need of cleaning as does the ceiling vents.
  • 4-501.11 - Wood under front counter was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged due to excessive mold growth.
July 19, 2004Routine49Details / Comments
  • 4-501.16 - The warewashing sink was not observed cleaned and sanitized before use with shrimp.
  • 6-501.14 - Intake and exhaust air ducts are not being cleaned for the fryer hood exhaust, vents, filters.
  • 4-601.11 - Repeat The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris: stand-up coolers.
  • 4-602.11 - Critical The cleaning schedule for soda machine dispenser nozzles is not approved based on the consideration of characteristics of the equipment and its use, the type of food involved, the amount of food residue accumulation, or the temperature at which the food is maintained.
October 28, 2003Routine13Details / Comments
  • 6-501.12 - Floor, walls and ceiling in the kitchen noted in need of cleaning.
  • 4-601.11 - Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: door gaskets, ice maker, flour and breading barrels, reachin shelving, tray carts, potato bin
  • 6-303.11 - Less than 50 foot candles of ight was noted in the kitchen
  • 6-202.11 - Light bulb in kitchen not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 6-501.11 - Cabinets, cabinet doors, men's room door, coving tiles, wall tiles, rear door are not maintained in good repair
  • 6-201.14 - Carpeting installed as floor covering in front of ice maker.
  • 3-304.14 - Wiping cloths improperly used.
August 28, 2003Routine07Details / Comments

July 29, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Recommended renewal of health department permit.

July 29, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Sanitizer bucket tested at 100 PPM Chlorine.
New awning installed in atrium area.
Drive thru window newly installed and self-closing.
Facility recommended for renewal of permit.

April 29, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Sanitizer tested in three compartment sink at 100 PPM Chlorine. Drive thru window still not repaired; however, it was maintained closed during inspection. Facility is working at replacing window. Some temperature charts indicated that temperatures had been exceeded in prior days; however, no corrective action was recorded. Management needs to insure that corrective action is taken and documented at facility. Strongly recommend training staff in regard to proper procedure.

February 13, 2008 (Follow-up)


Violation: 6-202.15 - Repeat Drive thru window is not self-closing.
Protect the food establishment against the entry of insects and rodents by: 1. Filling or closing holes and other gaps along floors, walls, and ceilings; 2. Closed, tight fitting windows; and 3. Solid, self-closing, tight-fitting doors. Insects and rodents are vectors of disease-causing microorganisms which may be transmitted to humans by contamination of food and food-contact surfaces.

January 30, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Sanitizer tested at 100 PPM chlorine in three compartment sink.

November 13, 2007 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
Dumpster area complete. Area looks very good. Recommended for renewal of permit.

September 13, 2007 (Follow-up)


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August 30, 2007 (Routine)


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Recommended to reopen today.

August 29, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Facility closed at this time.

August 28, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Establishment voluntarily closed.

January 31, 2007 (Routine)


Violation: 3-501.13 - Improper method used to thaw gumbo
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 3. As part of the cooking process
Comments:
Establishment has an employee health policy in writing. All employees were either CFM or had a food handler's card. Cook thermometers need to be kept in more convenient location and temps. of cooked foods need to be taken to verify the proper temps. are reached.

October 23, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
All but one employee hand a food handler card. The employee without a food handler card is being registered for the November's CFM class today.
Coleslaw (42'F), slightly out of temperature, was recently prepared and placed in cooling units. Unit is of adequate temperature, so coleslaw should reach the required temp. in the required time. Macaroni (44') was also recently prepared and it was moved to another unit because the small unit it was stored in was at 60'F, which made not allow the food to finish cooling adequately. Repairman is going to come out to have a look at the unit.
Food temperature charts are not being kept at this time. Food temp. charts were left with the manager, so he can make copies and begin using immediately. Food temps. should be taken at least 3 times per day and recorded on the chart.
Staff demonstrated adequate knowledge of food safety.

June 15, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Fish batter must be changed more often, held at a temperature to could cause bacteria to grow rapidly.
Recommend floor in kitchen be cleaned more often.
Recommend taking shrimp out in smaller batches when deviening.

November 21, 2005 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Manager stated that within 2 to 3 months the facility will be having a major remodel in which various physical facilities issues will be addressed. As far as the manager knows, most of the kitchen and front area will be replaced. The certified Food Manager's certification needs to be posted for view of public.

September 11, 2005 (Follow-up)


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August 30, 2005 (Routine)


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May 09, 2005 (Routine)


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February 07, 2005 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Asked Manager about regular cleaning schedule for hard to clean areas such as behind equipment, ceiling, etc. Need to have regular scheduled cleaning for these areas. Food Handler's cards for all employees need to be either on file or on each employee.

October 28, 2004 (Routine)


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July 19, 2004 (Routine)


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October 28, 2003 (Routine)


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August 28, 2003 (Routine)


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Joe's Place IILouisa, VA
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Popeyes Chicken and BiscuitsMechanicsville, VA
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Backyard Rotisserie ChickenSouth Riding, VA
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Fas Mart #16Richmond, VA
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Jim's Drive InnDublin, VA
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International House Of Pancakes
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Doumar's Barbecue
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Kentucky Fried Chicken
Charlie's Cafe
Mei Wah Restaurant

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