1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Ice maker. Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
2350 ii - Plumbing connections under the 3-compartment sink is leaking. Maintenance was called and working on leak. Plumbing systems and components shall be maintained in good repair.
2350 ii - The dishwasher floor drain is slow to drain. Plumbing systems and components shall be maintained in good repair.
3220 - Mops not hung up to air dry. Wet use maintenance items such as mops must be hung in a position that allows them to air dry so they are not allowed to grow contamination which can then be spread through the establishment at the next use.
3270 - Critical Harborage conditions exist. Live cockroach observed in dining area. Pest control agency was notified. Eliminate harborage conditions. Insects and other pests are capable of transmitting disease to man by contaminating food and food-contact surfaces.
Certified Food Manager certificate needs to be transferred to Chesapeake.
May 14, 2009 (Routine)
1060 - The casters for the walk-in cooler shelving is rusting. Replace the rusting casters with ones that are smooth, durable, rust-free, easily cleanable, and nonabsorbent.
3180 - Ceramic tile walls, the floor tiles under the dry goods shelving and walk-in freezer floor were 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.
Transfer the ServSafe certificate once received to the Chesapeake Health Department and post the Chesapeake-issued food manager's certificate in public view next to the Health Department permit. Refinish the mop sink room walls with a light-colored high gloss paint once the chemical storage partition has been installed in the room. Develop and implement an employee training log for documenting all food safety training of employees. PERMIT RENEWAL ISSUED
March 12, 2009 (Routine)
1570 - The door gasket on the 3-door stand-up cooler is splitting and in disrepair. Repair the damaged door gasket in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications.
3080 - Less than 50 foot candles of light was noted under the ventilation hood due to inoperable hood lights. Replace the inoperable light bulbs with ones that emit at least 50 foot candles of light.
December 09, 2008 (Routine)
Reviewed the employee training log and the cooking temperature log with the kitchen manager. Both are being properly maintained
August 29, 2008 (Critical Procedures)
Good handwashing and food safety practices being performed by the kitchen staff during this inspection. Gave the person-in-charge a copy of a daily log for monitoring the wash and rinse temperatures of the dishwashing machine, and HACCP equipment/food temperature logs for monitoring foods with respect to hot & cold holding temperatures, cooking temperatures, receiving temperatures, and cooling temperatures. Recommend placing the dishwashing machine's data plate in a location on the machine where it is easily readable.
May 29, 2008 (Routine)
0220 - Corrected During InspectionCritical In use open drinking container stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils. Employees may drink from a closed beverage container if the container is handled to prevent contamination of (1) The employee's hands (2) The container and (3) Exposed food clean equipment, utensils, and linens and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.
1100 - Cracked and crazing observed on the "2-cup" measuring cup. Replace the measuring cup with one that is free of cracks and crazing.
1570 - Missing floor drain shield under the dishwashing machine's drainboard. Properly shield all floor drains.
1770 C - Wall-mounted pot rack in need of cleaning. Keep all equipment clean and sanitized.
2030 - Corrected During Inspection Storage of clean utensils in a dirty drawer.. Clean and sanitize the utensils and drawer.
2350 ii - The sink basin at the dishwashing station is slow to drain. Pooling water observed on the floor tiles behind the ice machine. Plumbing systems and components shall be maintained in good repair.
3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the walk-in freezer due to an inoperable compartment light. 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.
3080 - Less than 50 foot candles of light was noted under the ventilation hood due to inoperable lights. Replace the inoperable ventilation hood lights. Provide at least 50 foot candles at a surface where a food employee is working with food or working with utensils or equipment such as knives, slicers, grinders, or saws where employee safety is a factor
3180 - Corrected During Inspection Floor under the dry goods shelving was 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.
PERMIT RENEWAL ISSUED
March 11, 2008 (Routine)
Violation: 0480 - Corrected During Inspection Unlabeled container of dry mashed potato mix. Label working containers with the common name of its contents. Consumers may be allergic to certain foods or ingredients. The mistaken use of an ingredient when the consumer has requested that it not be used may result in severe medical consequences. Liquid foods and granular foods may resemble cleaning compounds. The mistaken use of food from an unlabeled container could result in chemical poisoning.
No Certified Food Manager (CFM) on the premises during this inspection. Obtain enough CFMs to ensure a CFM is on the premises during all hours of kitchen operations. A copy of the 2008 Chesapeake CFM class schedule was given to the person-in-charge. Reviewed the Employee Health Policy with the person-in-charge. The overall sanitation and organization of the kitchen was very good.
November 19, 2007 (Routine)
0200 - Corrected During InspectionRepeat Employee wearing a wrist watch while preparing food. Ensure employees are not wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food. This section does not apply to a plain ring such as a wedding band.
2310 - Corrected During InspectionCritical The handwashing facility located at the dishwashing room is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing. Access to the handwashing facility identified above is to be available during all hours of operation. Remove the equipment from the basin preventing its use.
The overall sanitation of the kitchen was good. A review of the employee training log and Employee Health Policy was conducted with the kitchen manager.
August 09, 2007 (Routine)
0160 - Corrected During InspectionCritical A food employee failed to wash his hands before donning a pair of single use latex gloves. Instruct food employees to clean their hands and exposed portions of their arms immediately before engaging in food preparation including working with exposed food, clean equipment and utensils, and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles and during food preparation, as often as necessary to remove soil and contamination and to prevent cross contamination when changing task.
0200 - Corrected During Inspection Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food. Ensure employees are not wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food. This section does not apply to a plain ring such as a wedding band.
1100 - Repeat Rusty shelving in the walk-in cooler. New stainless steel shelving has been ordered to replace the rusty shelving.
1100 - Pitting cooking food pans. Replace food pans that are pitting on the food contact surfaces.
1570 - Ventilation hood light switch not properly affixed to the ventilation hood panel. Secure the light switch to the ventilation hood panel.
3080 - Less than 50 foot candles of light was noted under the ventilation hood due to an inoperable light and the use of low wattage light bulbs. Provide at least 50 foot candles at a surface where a food employee is working with food or working with utensils or equipment such as knives, slicers, grinders, or saws where employee safety is a factor.
3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the walk in cooler due to an inoperable compartment light. 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.
Food temperature logs are being maintained on a daily basis. Recommend obtaining a second Certified Food Manager.
May 07, 2007 (Routine)
1060 - The nonfood contact surface of the CASTERS FOR THE WALK-IN COOLER'S SHELVING were rusting. Holes drilled into the ICE MACHINE'S LID & LID FRAME. Replace the rusted casters and replace the ice machine lid and lid frame with one that is smooth and easily cleanable. Nonfood contact equipment that is exposed to splash, spillage, food soiling, or requires frequent cleaning must be smooth, durable, and nonabsorbent.
1100 - The food contact surface of the WALK-IN COOLER'S SHELVING was observed with rust spots. Replace the walk-in cooler's shelving to provide a food contact surface that is smooth and easily cleanable, free of rust, breaks, open seams, cracks, chips, pits, sharp internal angles, corners, and crevices to prevent buildup of food debris.
1570 - Inoperable VENTILATION HOOD LIGHT. Missing FLOOR DRAIN COVERS under the 3-compartment sink and dishwashing machine. Repair the ventilation hood light and replace the missing floor drain covers to restore a state of condition that allows for proper operation, accuracy, functioning, maintenance, and cleanability.
3170 - Missing WALL & COVING TILES in the dishwashing machine room. Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
3660 - Corrected During Inspection Establishment operating without a valid permit due to a change in ownership. Change of ownership permit issued during this inspection.
Obtain a second Certified Food Manager (CFM) ASAP. A copy of the 2007 CFM class schedule conducted by the Chesapeake Health Department (CHD) was given to the person in charge during this inspection. Equipment temperature logs are being maintained. A change of ownership permit has been issued with the stipulation that a current Certificate of Occupancy (CO) is obtained from the City of Chesapeake Neighborhood Services and a copy is transferred to the CHD.