El Deportista, Inc, 1819 E. Little Creek Rd, Norfolk, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: El Deportista, Inc
Address: 1819 E. Little Creek Rd, Norfolk, Virginia
Total inspections: 12
Last inspection: Oct 5, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

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Details / Comments

  • 2-201.11 - Employees or applicants are not aware of the reporting procedures concerning information about their health and activities as they relate to diseases that are transmissible through food, including the date of onset of jaundice or of an illness due to Salmonella Typhi, Shigella spp., Escherichia coli O157:H7, Hepatitis A virus or Norovirus.
  • 4-101.19 - A wooden paddle is used as a food contact surface for stirring gallons of drink mixtures. The wooden paddle has a crack in it and is suggested a food grade stirrer be obtained for this food contact task. The woven baskets used for serving tortillas are being used from customer to customer with no ability to be properly washed, rinsed, sanitized.
  • 4-501.116 - There is no chemical sanitizing test kit present to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution used is at the proper concentration.
  • 4-601.11b - Encrusted grease deposits and/or other soil deposits were observed on the food contact surfaces of the following cooking equipment: grease trap
  • 6-501.11 - The back door (screen door) is not properly fitted and sealed to the door frame.
  • 6-202.11 - Repeat Light bulb in the refrigerator not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
October 05, 2009Routine06Details / Comments
6-202.11 - Repeat Light bulb in the reach in refrigerators/freezers are not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.July 01, 2009Follow-up01Details / Comments
  • 3-304.12 - Repeat The ice scoop stored atop some tanks in the kitchen and many containers have small cups and plates as dispensing utensils. Kitchen knives stored between the prep table and the wall.
  • 4-201.11 - The microwave is not designed and constructed to be durable. The microwave is for household use only.
  • 4-501.11 - Repeat The door gasket of the reach in refrigerator near ice machine is damaged and in need of replacing.
  • 4-601.11 - Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: prep tables, cutting boardsThe nonfood contact surfaces of the refrigerators both inside and out (shelving and containers) have accumulations of grime.
  • 5-203.14 - Critical The mopsink was observed with a hose and a nozzle attached to it and no source of a backflow preventer.
  • 5-205.15 - Critical Repeat There is a severe leak around the faucet at the prep sink and the hot water has been turned off at this sink.
  • 6-202.11 - Light bulb in the reach in refrigerators/freezers are not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 6-501.11 - The following are not maintained in good repair: the bare wood at the mens handsink (restroom) and the storage shelves in the kitchen for chemicals.
  • 6-501.14 - Intake and exhaust air ducts are not being cleaned. The filters and hoods are in need of cleaning and arranging the filters so they are tight fitting and not out of place like they are currently.
June 22, 2009Routine27Details / Comments
  • 3-304.12 - Repeat Dispensing utensils improperly stored between. Sauce dispensing utensils were cups and without handles.
  • 4-501.11 - The door gasket of the reach in refrigerator in kitchen near mopsink.
  • 4-501.116 - There is no chemical sanitizing test kit present to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution used is at the proper concentration. Chlorine test kit needed for wiping cloths and quat test kit for three compartment sink.
  • 5-205.15 - Critical The faucet at the prep sink and at the three compartment sink were noted both broken and leaking.
  • 6-301.11 - Repeat Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the bar area.
  • 6-501.11 - Floor drain in kitchen near three compartment sink is maintained in good repair (loose).
February 18, 2009Routine15Details / Comments
  • 2-101.11 - Critical The person in charge was not available at the time of inspection.
  • 2-401.11 - Critical Repeat The cook is drinking from an uncovered container in the food preparation area.
  • 3-302.11 - Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the refrigerator units.
  • 3-302.11 - Critical Repeat Different types of raw animal foods stored in such a manner that may cause cross contamination.Raw Chicken stored above raw and RTE foods.Raw meats stored unwrapped in plastic grocery bags.
  • 3-304.12 - Repeat Dispensing utensils improperly stored between. Using and storing plastic containers without handles in large beverage containers.
  • 3-304.14 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 3-501.16 - Critical Cold holding at improper temperatures.Milk was stored in bar cooler at 52f for over 24 hours.
  • 3-501.17 - Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) FOOD in the freezer and refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 4-204.112 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the bar cooler.
  • 4-302.14 - There is no test kit located in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 4-501.114 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.There was no sanitizing rinse sink.
  • 4-601.11 - Repeat Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: Ice Machine has mold and slimeSour cream container
  • 4-601.11 - Repeat The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris: Vegetable storage containers.Dressing containers.
  • 6-202.15 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.Kitchen screen door will not close and large gaps are present.
  • 6-301.11 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing sink in the servers prep area.
  • 6-501.16 - Repeat Mops and brooms not hung up to air dry.
July 15, 2008Routine68Details / Comments
3-302.12 - Repeat Unlabeled food containers in store room labeled in Spanish. Not labeled in English.March 12, 2008Follow-up01Details / Comments
  • 2-401.11 - Critical Employee is drinking from an uncovered container in the food preparation area.
  • 2-401.11 - Critical The employee stored tobacco products in an area other than designated break area while preparing/handling food or contacting clean food contact surfaces.
  • 3-202.15 - Critical Food from dented can offered for sale or service.
  • 3-302.11 - Critical Repeat Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit. Raw chicken stored above RTE foods in the reach-in.
  • 3-302.12 - Unlabeled food containers in store room
  • 3-304.12 - In-use utensils improperly stored between use. Bowls and plastic containers with no handles used as food scoops.
  • 3-501.17 - Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) FOOD in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 4-601.11 - Repeat Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: Food Grinder and attachments has old dried up food.
  • 6-501.12 - Floors behind in the Grill and oven noted with excess liquid, food and grime build-up.
  • 6-501.14 - Intake and exhaust air ducts are not being cleaned.Fire suppression unit last inspected Feb.2007.
  • 6-501.16 - Mops and brooms not hung up to air dry.
February 28, 2008Routine46Details / Comments
  • 3-302.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit. Raw chicken was stored above RTE foods.Plastic nonfood grade shopping bags used to store raw chicken and beef in the freezer.
  • 3-305.11 - Repeat Food stored on the floor. Or Food stored less than 6"" above the floor. Open bag of sugar was stored on floor.
  • 4-501.12 - The cutting board(s) are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 4-601.11 - Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: Meat grinder was dirty with food and grime and not taken apart and cleaned.
January 10, 2008Routine13Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 3-304.14 - Corrected During Inspection Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 3-501.17 - Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) FOOD in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 4-602.13 - The nonfood contact surface of the reach-in had accumulations of grime and debris on both the sliding glass doors, and the door tracks.Accumulation of grime and debris under the microwave.
September 19, 2007Routine22Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 3-305.11 - Food stored on the floor. Or Food stored less than 6"" above the floor.
  • 3-501.17 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) FOOD in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 7-201.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Containers of HAZARDOUS CLEANING PRODUCT are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
May 03, 2007Routine31Details / Comments
2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat The person in charge failed to obtain a valid certified food managers card. The person in charge failed to employ a certified food service manager.March 19, 2007Follow-up10Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical The person in charge failed to obtain a valid certified food managers card. The person in charge failed to employ a certified food service manager.
  • 4-204.112 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the following equipment: - Hoshukaki Freezer - Reach-in Refrigerator
  • 6-301.11 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the bar hand sink.
  • 6-301.12 - No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing lavatory in the following locations: - bar handsink - kitchen hand sink
  • 6-501.11 - The following holes in the ceiling need to be filled in: - the hole in the ceiling above the hot water heater - the hole in the ceiling above the 3-compartment sink.
March 05, 2007Pre-Opening14Details / Comments

October 05, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
The door gaskets to the reach in refrigerator are in need of some repair and discussed with the manager to put the service panel to the reach in ref (sliding door) back. Facility has undergone some remodeling at the front area, plan review should have been done and submitted and was not.

July 01, 2009 (Follow-up)


Violation: 6-202.11 - Repeat Light bulb in the reach in refrigerators/freezers are not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
Shield or replace light bulb with a coated or shatter-resistent bulb.
Comments:
Mentioned to manager that coated light bulbs were sufficient as well for shielding. Recommended for Permit.

June 22, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
FHC's are on file and CFM current. Temperature charts are kept daily. Discussed with manager about some kitchen housekeeping areas and food temperatures. Not recommended for permit at this time.

February 18, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Management knowledgeable.

July 15, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
CFM was out of country. Employees had FHC's. Language was a small problem but discussed all violations and corrections the best I could. Will do a follow up and talk with CFM when she returns.

March 12, 2008 (Follow-up)


Violation: 3-302.12 - Repeat Unlabeled food containers in store room labeled in Spanish. Not labeled in English.
Label working containers with the common name of its contents. Food containers shall be labeled in a language that is understood by the regulatory authority and by the employee. 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.
Comments:
Very nice improvement, discussed violation and correction with CFM. Recommend for permit

February 28, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Discussed violations and corrections with CFM. Discussed repeat violations. Not recommended for permit.

January 10, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Discussed all violations and corrections with CFM.

September 19, 2007 (Routine)


Violations:

May 03, 2007 (Routine)


Violations:

March 19, 2007 (Follow-up)


Violation: 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat The person in charge failed to obtain a valid certified food managers card. The person in charge failed to employ a certified food service manager.
Obtain a valid food service managers card.

March 05, 2007 (Pre-Opening)


Violations: Comments:
The following items were also noted during the inspection:
- Reviewed food flow processes and procedures.

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