Castiglia Italian Eatery, 2100 South Pleasant Valley Rd, Winchester, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Castiglia Italian Eatery
Address: 2100 South Pleasant Valley Rd, Winchester, Virginia
Phone: (540) 722-6084
Total inspections: 14
Last inspection: Jul 30, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in multiple refrigeration units.
  • 1530 - There is no properly working test kit provided in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 2310 B - Corrected During Inspection Multiple handwashing stations are being used for purposes other than washing hands.
July 30, 2009Routine03Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. July 25, 2008Follow-up00Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The personnel were storing personal food containers in areas where they may contaminate food, clean equipment, utensils or other items needing protection.
  • 1570 - Pizza prep table was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
July 25, 2008Routine11Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit.
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers.
  • 0610 - Corrected During Inspection Food stored in non-food grade containers.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Ice Machine Exit Plate.
February 22, 2007Routine13Details / Comments
  • 0380 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Dented cans observed in dry storage area and walk-in cooler
  • 0450 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food with their bare hands.
  • 0540 - Critical Various food dispensing and utensils observed being unclean.
  • 0550 - Repeat Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.
  • 0570 - Corrected During Inspection Wiping cloths stored in hand sink improperly stored between use.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) @FOOD@ in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 0960 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The food contact surface of the ketchup in the can is not safe.
  • 1320 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located in several refridgeration units in the establishment.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: knife .
  • 1890 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized:knife.
  • 2020 - Corrected During Inspection Ice scoop was found handled, displayed or dispensed with the food or lip-contact surface facing upward.
  • 2250 - There is no utility sink or curbed cleaning facility designed for the cleaning of mops or similar wet floor cleaning tools and for the disposal of mop water and similar liquid wastes.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The handwashing facility located at the front service area is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
  • 2790 - Repeat The indoor ceiling material located at dishwash area and back kitchen area does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. nonabsorbent
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in varios kitchen locations in the establishement
  • 3040 -
  • 3080 - Corrected During Inspection Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the back kitchen by the walk-in
  • 3170 - Serveral ceiling tiles observed missing in the establishment.
  • 3220 - Corrected During Inspection Mops not hung up to air dry (suggested to obtain drying rack).
January 27, 2006Routine811Details / Comments
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The ready-to-eat commercially processed @FOOD@ in the freezer was not properly dated for disposition after opening.
  • 3660 - Establishment operating without a valid permit.
March 04, 2005Follow-up11Details / Comments
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses in water that's only 72 degrees.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Ranch dressing is cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Critical The ready-to-eat commercially processed @FOOD@ in the freezer was not properly dated for disposition after opening.
  • 1320 - Repeat There were no temperature measuring devices located in the submaketable.
  • 1730 - The water temperature gauge on the dishwasher is not in good repair and/ or not accurate in the range of use.
  • 2000 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Clean to-go containers were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
  • 2230 - Critical There are not an adequate number of handwash lavatories on site. (See 12 VAC5-421-2280)
  • 2790 - The indoor ceiling material located at back kitchen area and dishwashing room does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. nonabsorbent
  • 3660 - Establishment operating without a valid permit.
February 15, 2005Follow-up36Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw chicken stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) lettuce in the refrigeration unit.
  • 0480 - Corrected During Inspection Unlabeled food containers.
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses in water that's only 95 degrees.
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Milk in dessert fridge isn't cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Milk in dessert fridge isn't cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) @FOOD@ in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 0830 - Critical The ready-to-eat (RTE) commercially processed @FOOD@ in the refrigeration unit was not properly dated for disposition after opening.
  • 0830 - Critical The ready-to-eat commercially processed @FOOD@ in the freezer was not properly dated for disposition after opening.
  • 0960 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The food contact surface of the plastic grocery bags in the freezer is not safe.
  • 1320 - There were no temperature measuring devices located in the little fridge, pie display case, maketable or fridge under the microwaves.
  • 1570 - Ice machine lid was observed in a condition that prevents necessary maintenance and easy cleaning.
  • 1570 - Dessert fridge was observed unable to maintain food temperatures of 41 degrees or lower.
  • 1730 - The water temperature gauge on the dishwasher is not in good repair and/ or not accurate in the range of use.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: ice cream scooper.
  • 2000 - Corrected During Inspection Clean to-go containers were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
  • 2230 - Critical There are not an adequate number of handwash lavatories on site. (See 12 VAC5-421-2280)
  • 2790 - The indoor ceiling material located at back kitchen area and dishwashing room does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. nonabsorbent
  • 3380 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Too much sanitizing agent being applied to food contact surfaces and does not meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010
  • 3660 - Permit is not posted in a place where it is readily observable by the public.
January 27, 2005Routine79Details / Comments
  • 1570 - The door gasket of the front prep unit is damaged.
  • 2820 - Exposed utility service line or pipe in 3 compartment sink room obstructs or prevents cleaning of (floor, wall, ceiling).
July 19, 2004Follow-up02Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Critical The employee is drinking from an uncovered container in the food preparation area.
  • 1570 - The door gasket of the front prep unit is damaged.
  • 0820 - Critical Food (lunch meat, cheese , mayonnaise in front prep unit being cold held at improper temperatures.
  • 2870 - Front handsink is not sealed to the wall and therefore is not easily cleanable.
  • 3170 - Wall behind the grill and the floor tiles are not maintained in good repair.
  • 1780 - Critical Food contact surfaces of the ice machine lid used to prepare/store potentially hazardous food items was observed soiled with accumulations of food residues.
  • 0610 - Pasta and other food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 3300 - Facility is storing unnecessary items to the operation or maintenance of the establishment.
  • 0620 - Food stored uncovered in 2-door unit.
  • 2820 - Exposed utility service line or pipe in 3 compartment sink room obstructs or prevents cleaning of (floor, wall, ceiling).
  • 2250 - There is no utility sink or curbed cleaning facility designed for the cleaning of mops or similar wet floor cleaning tools and for the disposal of mop water and similar liquid wastes.
  • 2660 - There is no covered refuse container for the disposal of feminine napkins in the ladies room stall.
  • 0550 - Ice scoop is improperly stored between uses with the handle-side down. Utensils soted in 81 degree water.
July 07, 2004Follow-up310Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Critical The employee is drinking from an uncovered container in the food preparation area.
  • 1570 - The door gasket of the front prep unit is damaged.
  • 0820 - Critical Food (lunch meat, cheese , mayonnaise in front prep unit being cold held at improper temperatures.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the soda compressor, the front unit beer area, and the pizza hood have accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2870 - Front handsink is not sealed to the wall and therefore is not easily cleanable.
  • 1100 - The food contact surface of the fry baskets are not smooth, contains cracks, chips, or pits and can not be easily cleaned.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees.
  • 3180 - Walls and floor next to the beer cooler, and the floor under the dishwasher are are in need of cleaning.
  • 3170 - Wall behind the grill and the floor tiles are not maintained in good repair.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: slicer. The beer cooler has standing water.
  • 1780 - Critical Food contact surfaces of the ice machine lid used to prepare/store potentially hazardous food items was observed soiled with accumulations of food residues.
  • 1880 - Critical The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized and defrosted: 2 door prep unit.
  • 2790 - The indoor ceiling material located at the kitchen area does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. nonabsorbent
  • 0610 - Repeat Pasta and other food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 3300 - Facility is storing unnecessary items to the operation or maintenance of the establishment.
  • 1580 - The cutting boards are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1320 - Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located in the 2 door unit.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in walk-in freezer is not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 0620 - Food stored uncovered in 2-door unit.
  • 1510 - The person in charge could not provide a food temperature measuring device.
  • 2820 - Exposed utility service line or pipe in 3 compartment sink room obstructs or prevents cleaning of (floor, wall, ceiling).
  • 2250 - There is no utility sink or curbed cleaning facility designed for the cleaning of mops or similar wet floor cleaning tools and for the disposal of mop water and similar liquid wastes.
  • 2660 - There is no covered refuse container for the disposal of feminine napkins in the ladies room stall.
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of insect killer are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
  • 1530 - There is no properly working test kit provided in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 0550 - Ice scoop is improperly stored between uses with the handle-side down. Utensils soted in 81 degree water.
  • 3030 - No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing sink at the front hand sink.
  • 0470 - Critical Soiled or improperly cleaned wooden stick used to dry onions/scallons.
  • 0450 - Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food with their bare hands.
  • 0450 - Critical Food employee failed to wash his or her hands.
June 03, 2004Routine822Details / Comments
  • 3300 - Premises has accumulation of litter
  • 2710 - Unprotected plastic waste bags used to store miscellaneous refuse are stored unprotected from pests and rodents outside the establishment.
  • 2720 - Outside refuse container was uncovered.
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
February 18, 2004Complaint04Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the reach-in cooler.
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor. Or Food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the EQUIPMENT.
  • 1570 - Repeat The door gasket of the EQUIPMENT is (missing, damaged).
  • 3170 - Repeat Physical structure is not maintained in good repair.
  • 0790 - Improper methods used to thaw FOOD, MEAT, FISH/SEAFOOD or POULTRY/POULTRY PROD.
April 22, 2003Complaint15Details / Comments
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of @HAZARDOUS PRODUCT@ are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
  • 3030 - No continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel has been provided.
  • 3170 - @Physical structure@ is not maintained in good repair
  • 0470 - Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the @LOCATION@.
  • 3260 - Employees are not using the dressing rooms or lockers provided.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor. Or Food stored less than 6"" above the floor.
  • 1180 - The food temperature measuring device (degrees F) located in the @EQUIPMENT@ is not accurate.
  • 1570 - The door gasket of the @EQUIPMENT@ is (missing, damaged).
January 15, 2003Routine26Details / Comments

July 30, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
PIC demonstrated knowledge by stating temperature danger zone.
~Ensure rear door only remains open for short periods of time if not properly screened.
~Facility had cold water valve shut off at front handsink, will fix this week.
*Observed employees wearing gloves with ready-to-eat foods and hair restraints.*
Comments: Popcorn machine is not used. Facility no longer engages in ROP (on frozen products or anything). Facility uses proper thawing techniques for frozen items and proper cooling for hot items. Employee health policy obtained on-site. Thermometers need to be placed in the warmest area of each refrigeration unit including but not limited to: Pie fridge in front, dressing fridge by register, continental prep (new), and 3 Door Morello. Blue health permits may be removed, only yellow should be kept. Facility had thermometer probe.

July 25, 2008 (Follow-up)

Comments:
After conferring with the District Standardization Officer there was an additional site visit performed at Castiglia's to drop off the following documentation:
- Guidelines for Reduced Oxygen Packaging
- PIM #07-02
- Regulations 12 VAC 5-421-860* and 870*
- Food Safety Exam
- Updates to 2007 Food Regs
- Regulations 12 VAC 5-421-80*
MGR informed us that he seals frozen food, deli meats, cheese's, steak, and seafood. The seafood is bulk/frozen, is portioned and sealed, fish is cooked till boiling point, let to cool a few minutes, and placed in package. ROP machine has the ability to allow a portion of air from 0-99.9% to be kept in package, this practice will be looked into by the District Standardization Officer to see if it falls under ROP.
MGR was informed to cease ROP until he can comply with all regulations regarding the practice. He voluntarily complied and said he would cease service. If you have any additional questions feel free to call the health department.

July 25, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
PIC passed Demonstration of Knowledge exam.
~PIC had service tech out during inspection for pizza prep table, problem was frozen coils.
-Please submit copy of employee health policy when drafted, updates to 2007 Food Regs, employee health policy, and ROP Regs will be given.
-Be sure to create dedicated section for dented cans, MGR stated sends them back for credit.
*Dishwasher (has low sanitizer alarm) was just ran a few times in morning, facility has 3 hot water heaters including 1 dedicated to dishwasher.
Comments: Facility now does ROP (Manufacturer of ROP machine obtained). Please ensure that all employee food items are kept in dedicated section of refrigeration unit to where they cannot contaminate foods served to public. Facility will be remodeling soon and painting with high gloss epoxy paint. Fryers moved once a week for cleaning. Air filters cleaned every week, hood vents every six months. Gloves worn with ready to eat foods; facility needs handwashing sign in employee restroom. Temperatures for hot holding that were below 135 degrees Fahrenheit will reach 165 degrees Fahrenheit within 1 hour per owner.

February 22, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Hood filters cleaned once a week, professional hood cleaning service needs to be established. Pizza vent needs to be cleaned. Be sure next time dishwasher service comes in that they take a temperature of the dishwasher and verify it is above 120 degrees Fahrenheit and that it has low sanitizer alarm installed in order to comply with current regulations as of 03/01/07.

January 27, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Facility received NOV for late permit application. Make sure to constantly monitor all make table temps so that temp of 41F or below are maintained. Close make table lids during slow times or when not used. Use food grade gloves when handling and preparing ready-to-eat-foods.Clean and sanitize all equipment when soiled or as required.Remember to put wiping cloths in sanitizing solution when not in use and not left soiled.

March 04, 2005 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
New 3vat sink was put in the dishroom. 2 new handsinks put in- one in dishroom and one in dessert area. Remember to put up handsigns and soap at both new handsinks. Ceiling tiles in dishroom look nice. Other violations have been corrected. Thanks for your hard work!

February 15, 2005 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
No potentially hazardous foods are being kept in the dessert fridge now. Don't put foods directly into ice water.

January 27, 2005 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
PIC passed DOK Test with 17 of 18 questions correct. Owner is putting ceiling in 3vat sink room; a new hot water heater and 3vat sink with drainboards are on order. Ceiling tiles should be complete in 1 week.

July 19, 2004 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
All previous violations corrected. Thanks for your hard work! Remember to keep thermometers in all fridges (ie 2 door reach-in behind the grill). remember to date all foods not used within a 24 hour period with a "consume by" date. Make sure staff dumps mop water in the mop sink.

July 07, 2004 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
Lunchmeat from the font prep unit was thrown away at the time of inspection. Discontinue use of front prep unit until foods inside can maintain a temperature of 41 degrees or lower. Repairman called at time of inspection. All of these violations are 2nd violations. Notes: Don't store items in tin cans or plastic bags. Put thermometer in dessert fridge. Handwashing signs in Spanish are on order from Harwills. Keep all wiping rags in sanitizer solution. PIC took test and passed.

June 03, 2004 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Food discarded in front prep unit during inspection. Grease trap not cleaned. New tiles to be in place. Dishwasher sanitizer at 50ppm.

February 18, 2004 (Complaint)


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April 22, 2003 (Complaint)


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January 15, 2003 (Routine)


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