China House, 137 Monticello Ave, Williamsburg, VA 23185 - Full Service Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: China House
Address: 137 Monticello Ave, Williamsburg, VA 23185
Type: Full Service Restaurant
Phone: 757 259-0999
Total inspections: 6
Last inspection: 08/26/2015

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Inspection findings

Inspection date

Type

  • Thawing (corrected on site)
    Observation: Improper methods used to thaw shrimp. Shrimp was observed thawing in standing water.
    Correction: Thaw potentially hazardous foods by either of the following methods: 1. Under refrigeration that maintains food temperature at 41°F (45°F) 2. Completely submerged under running water at a temperature of 70°F or below with sufficient water velocity to agitate and float off loose particles in an overflow. Ready-to-eat food shall not exceed 41°F and raw animal foods shall not exceed 41°F for more than four hours 3. As part of the cooking process
08/26/2015Routine
permit issued at time of inspection.
No violation noted during this evaluation.
04/14/2015Routine
  • Handwashing - Using a Handwashing Lavatory (corrected on site)
    Observation: The handwashing facility located at the mop sink is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
    Correction: Access to the handwashing facility identified above is to be available during all hours of operation. Remove the @EQUIPMENT@ preventing its use.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions
    Observation: outside surfaces of the walk-in coolers and the storage shelving in the kitchen noted in need of cleaning.
    Correction: 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.
12/04/2014Routine
  • Utensils - In-Use - Between-Use Storage (repeated violation)
    Observation: In-use utensils improperly stored between use. Knives stored between table and make station.
    Correction: Store in-use utensils or dispensing utensils in one of the following manners: 1) In the food with their handles above the top of the food and the container. 2) In food that is not potentially hazardous with their handles above the top of the food within containers or equipment that can be closed. 3) On a clean portion of the food preparation table or cooking equipment only if the in-use utensil and the food-contact surface of the food preparation table or cooking equipment are cleaned and sanitized every 4 hours. 4) In running water of sufficient velocity to flush particulates to the drain. 5) In a clean, protected location if the utensils are used only with a food that is not potentially hazardous. 6) In a container of water if the water is maintained at a temperature of at least 135°F.
  • Single-Service and Single-Use Articles, Use Limitation
    Observation: Manufacturer containers were observed reused for the storage of sauces and as a scopp for the rice.
    Correction: Discontinue the reuse of manufacturer containers for any food storage. Provide approved reusable food storage containers designed for your food storage needs.
09/03/2014Routine
Permit issued at time of inspection.
  • Utensils - In-Use - Between-Use Storage (corrected on site)
    Observation: In-use utensils improperly stored between use.Knife stored between prep cooler and table.
    Correction: Store in-use utensils or dispensing utensils in one of the following manners: 1) In the food with their handles above the top of the food and the container. 2) In food that is not potentially hazardous with their handles above the top of the food within containers or equipment that can be closed. 3) On a clean portion of the food preparation table or cooking equipment only if the in-use utensil and the food-contact surface of the food preparation table or cooking equipment are cleaned and sanitized every 4 hours. 4) In running water of sufficient velocity to flush particulates to the drain. 5) In a clean, protected location if the utensils are used only with a food that is not potentially hazardous. 6) In a container of water if the water is maintained at a temperature of at least 135°F.
  • Non-Food Contact Surfaces (repeated violation)
    Observation: The nonfood contact surface of the dry goods containers have accumulations of grime and debris.
    Correction: Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
04/02/2014Routine
All violations shall be corrected within 30 days. Permit expires May 31st, 2013. Can not issue new permit until application and fee is received.
  • Critical: Food - Packaged and Unpackaged - Separation, Packaging, and Segregation* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Raw food of animal origin holding in a manner that may cause cross contamination of to ready-to-eat food (RTE). Shelled eggs stored over lettuce in WI cooler.
    Correction: Separate raw foods during storage, preparation, holding, and display from raw RTE food including other raw food such as fish for sushi or molluscan shellfish, or other raw RTE food such as vegetables, and cooked RTE food.
  • Food Storage - Clean and Dry Location (corrected on site)
    Observation: Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor in Walk-in.;Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • Non-Food Contact Surfaces
    Observation: The nonfood contact surface of the walk-in freezer floor, and the dry goods containers has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Correction: Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
05/14/2013Routine

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