Chicken Box, 3000 3rd Avenue, Richmond, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Chicken Box
Address: 3000 3rd Avenue, Richmond, Virginia
Phone: (804) 228-2442
Total inspections: 17
Last inspection: Oct 15, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

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Details / Comments

No violation noted during this evaluation. October 15, 2009Critical Procedures00-
  • 1570 - The reach in the back dry storage area was observed with a heavy leak/drip inside.
  • 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.
  • 3030 - No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory adjacent to the toilet room.
August 04, 2009Routine03Details / Comments
0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw chicken products cold holding at improper temperatures in the walk in..May 04, 2009Critical Procedures10Details / Comments
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor. (French fries in the freezer and oil in the dry storage area)
  • 0820 A 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Pork BBQ and fried chicken hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1060 - The nonfood contact surface of the shelves are not corrosion resistant, nonabsorbent, and/or smooth.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: -area of the counter behind register-interior of ice machine (corrected).-silverware bins with napkins and condiments-gaskets on smaller freezer
  • 3170 - The wall adjacent to the CO2 tank and the wall in the back restroom are not maintained in good repair
January 27, 2009Routine15Details / Comments
0820 A 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical BBQ chicken and pork hot holding at improper temperatures.September 30, 2008Critical Procedures10Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the McCall refrigerator (cooked chicken) and walk-in cooler(raw chicken).
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken, macaroni and cheese in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1700 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.
June 19, 2008Critical Procedures30Details / Comments
  • 1190 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat The ambient (air/water) temperature measuring device (degrees C) is not located in the GE refrigerator.
  • 1750 - Manufacturer containers were observed reused for the storage of food.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: interior of chicken warmer, interior of ge upright freezer.
  • 3170 - Repeat The floor in the walk-in cooler is in disrepair and is not maintained in good repair
March 10, 2008Routine04Details / Comments
  • 3170 - Repeat Tile is missing or chipped, walls, ceiling vents soiled and the facility is not maintained in good repair
  • 3220 - Repeat Mops not hung up to air dry.
August 20, 2007Follow-up02Details / Comments
  • 0060 - Critical The person in charge failed to explain the correct procedures for cleaning and sanitizing utensils and food-contact surfaces of equipment.
  • 0550 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat chicken hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken gizzards in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1190 - The ambient (air/water) temperature measuring device (degrees C) is not located in the refrigeration equipment.
  • 1720 - Repeat A sanitizer test kit is not being used to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution(s) are at the proper concentration.
  • 2350 - Critical The 3-section sink is leaking in the warewash area.
  • 2660 - There is no covered refuse container for the disposal of feminine napkins in the ladies room stall.
  • 3170 - Repeat Tile is missing or chipped, walls, ceiling vents soiled and the facility is not maintained in good repair
  • 3220 - Mops not hung up to air dry.
August 06, 2007Routine46Details / Comments
  • 0200 - Employees wearing a watch and bracelet on their arms and hands while preparing food.
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 1060 - Cardboard was used as a floor liner for the walk in refrigeration unit. rendering it non- corrosion resistant, nonabsorbent, and/or smooth.
  • 1720 - A sanitizer test kit is not being used to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution(s) are at the proper concentration.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the following equipment have an accumulation of grime and debris: - Door gaskets of both reach in freezers.- Exterior surface of walk in refrigerator door.- Table/shelving under basket deep fat fryers.
  • 3170 - The floor in the food prep and kitchen area was missing several floor tiles.
  • 3180 - Floors, walls and ceiling throughout the facility have an accumulation of food debris and grime.
  • 3300 - Facility is storing unnecessary items to the operation or maintenance of the establishment: a broken deep fat fryer outside of the facility.
June 19, 2007Routine08Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Chicken hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Chicken cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) chicken in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The handwashing facility located near the rest rooms was observed blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
March 16, 2007Critical Procedures30Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Raw eggs observed stored above Ready To Eat (RTE) foods.Food stored in refrigerator observed not covered. CORRECTED.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chicken hot holding at improper temperatures. (130f)
  • 3320 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chemical container observed without a label.
July 26, 2006Routine30Details / Comments
  • 0060 - Critical The person in charge failed to state the required temperatures and holding times for the following conditions of potentially hazardous food: (1) Refrigerated storage.
  • 0240 - Repeat Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chicken, gizzzards and eggs cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The prepared ready-to-eat chicken in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 0960 2 - Corrected During Inspection The food contact surface of the scoop is not durable, nonabsorbent, easily cleanable, resistant to pitting.
  • 1150 - The nonfood contact surface of the interior of th e walk-in refrigerator is not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable.
  • 1570 - Interior walls of walk-in refrigerator was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1770 B - Corrected During Inspection Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: food prep table.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the refrigerator has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 1860 - Repeat A distinct, separate water rinse after washing and before sanitizing of utensils and equipment was not observed.
  • 2790 - The indoor floor material located on the floor of the walk-in refrigerator does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. closely woven and easily cleanable carpet 3. nonabsorbent
  • 3030 - No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the food prep area.
  • 3050 - No waste receptacle provided at handwashing lavatories in the food prep area.
  • 3080 - Less than 50 foot candles of light was noted in the food prp area.
  • 3170 - Repeat Door leading to storageroom, waals and floors thoughout the facility is not maintained in good repair
February 02, 2006Routine313Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The employee is drinking in an area other than designated break area while preparing/handling food or contacting clean food contact surfaces.
  • 0240 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0450 C - Corrected During Inspection Critical Excessive bare hand contact with exposed food that is not in a ready-to-eat (RTE) form.
  • 0540 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Food in contact with soiled equipment or utensils.
  • 0610 - Corrected During Inspection Food stored in a location where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination.
  • 0620 - Food stored under other sources of contamination.
  • 1060 - The nonfood contact surface of the shelves is not corrosion resistant, nonabsorbent, and/or smooth.
  • 1730 - Walls in the walk-in refrigerator was observed in a state of repair and condition preventing the equipment to be used as designed.
  • 1800 - Corrected During Inspection The nonfood contact surface of the seals oon all of the refrigerator doors has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 1860 - Repeat A distinct, separate water rinse after washing and before sanitizing of utensils and equipment was not observed.
  • 3170 - Repeat Walls, floors and ceilings throughout the facility are not maintained in good repair
  • 3180 - Repeat Walls throughout the facility are in need of cleaning.
  • 3230 - Absorbent materials are being use on the floor
  • 3290 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Mop and bucket noted to be stored in such a way that it is contaminating food contact surfaces.
March 21, 2005Routine311Details / Comments
  • 0060 - Critical The person in charge failed to explain the correct procedures for cleaning and sanitizing utensils and food-contact surfaces of equipment.
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 2810 - Floor or floor covering in the food prep area is not smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 3180 - Repeat Shelves and floors in the the food prep area noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3300 - Facility is storing unnecessary items to the operation or maintenance of the establishment.
  • 1860 - A distinct, separate water rinse after washing and before sanitizing of utensils and equipment was not observed.
August 12, 2004Routine17Details / Comments
  • 3180 - Floors, walls, all refrigerators, walls and ceilings in the food prep area are in need of cleaning.
  • 3170 - Floors (tiles missing) is not maintained in good repair
  • 2840 - Carpeting installed as floor covering in walk-in refigerator and food prep area is being covered with card board.
  • 3290 - Mop bucket noted to be stored in such a way that it is contaminating three compatment sink.
  • 1570 - Repeat Walk-in refrigertor's door and double door refrigerator seals was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1880 - Critical The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized: Food prep table.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor. Or Food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 1320 - Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located in any of the refrigerators.
March 02, 2004Routine17Details / Comments
  • 1320 - The temperature measuring device in the refrigarator was not properly located in the coldest part of the unit.
  • 1570 - hot water heater was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 2310 - Critical The handwashing facility located at the rear is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
May 13, 2003Routine12Details / Comments

August 04, 2009 (Routine)


Violations:

May 04, 2009 (Critical Procedures)


Violation: 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw chicken products cold holding at improper temperatures in the walk in..
Cold hold potentially hazardous food at 41F or below to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria.

January 27, 2009 (Routine)


Violations:

September 30, 2008 (Critical Procedures)


Violation: 0820 A 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical BBQ chicken and pork hot holding at improper temperatures.
Rapidly reheat the food to 165F and maintain at 135F or above through the hot holding period. Discontinuing using the hot holding unit to reheat foods. Hot holding units are to maintain temperatures of properly cooked foods.

June 19, 2008 (Critical Procedures)


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March 10, 2008 (Routine)


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August 20, 2007 (Follow-up)


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August 06, 2007 (Routine)


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June 19, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Discussed food safety risk control factors and employee health policy with PIC. Routine inspection conducted for re-validation of permit. Follow up inspection scheduled for 29 Jun 07 - revalidation of permit to be determined on that date.

March 16, 2007 (Critical Procedures)


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July 26, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Critical inspection conducted.

February 02, 2006 (Routine)


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This was a routine inspection and follow up on a complaint made1/30/06.

March 21, 2005 (Routine)


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August 12, 2004 (Routine)


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March 02, 2004 (Routine)


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May 13, 2003 (Routine)


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