Chic A Sea #29, 4400 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Chic A Sea #29
Address: 4400 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, Virginia
Total inspections: 6
Last inspection: Apr 21, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 1700 - Critical No sanitizer in sanitizer solution.
  • 1770 C - Vents above refrigerators were dusty.
  • 1860 - Three compartment method of warewashing was not being practiced.
  • 2740 - Grease container outside was overflowing.
  • 3020 - Corrected During Inspection No hand soap in soap dispenser at hand sink.
April 21, 2009Routine14Details / Comments
  • 1720 - The premises had no test strips on hand to measure the concentration of their sanitizer solution when washing utensils.
  • 1770 C - Found interior surfaces of the ice making machine covered with slime-like substances and required cleaning.
  • 2350 ii - Found hot water line had been leaking at the 3-compartment sink and water was shut off at the 3-compartment sink (hot water was available at other plumbing fixtures).
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand sink in the men's washroom.
August 13, 2008Routine04Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. April 11, 2008Routine00Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical A food worker was observed handling raw chicken with bear hands without a barrier to prevent contamination.
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection Ice scoop handle in contact with ice beween uses.
October 09, 2007Routine11Details / Comments
1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the fan covers inside the reach in refrigerators were observed with accumulations of grime and debris.April 03, 2007Routine01Details / Comments
  • 0060 - Critical The Asst. Manager on duty did not know the proper temperatures of potentially hazardous foods.
  • 0610 - Raw chicken gizzards stored on drainboard directly beside handsink where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination.
June 27, 2006Critical Procedures11Details / Comments

April 21, 2009 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Noted and discussed 1) Oil filter medium should be in food grade container when not being stored in the original container; 2) Food complaint regarding portion of chicken being ice cold.
Food permit issued today.

August 13, 2008 (Routine)


April 11, 2008 (Routine)

Hot & cold water and sanitizer available. Update information and permit issued.

October 09, 2007 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Sanitizer available. No other violations observed.

April 03, 2007 (Routine)

Violation: 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the fan covers inside the reach in refrigerators were observed with accumulations of grime and debris.
Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
Note: Fried chicken was being held less than 1 hr in warmer tray. Sanitizer available. No other violations observed. 2008 permit issued.

June 27, 2006 (Critical Procedures)

Violations: Comments:
Handwashing: Demonstrated by Asst. Mgr. - properly completed. No other violations observed.

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