El Rinconcito del Sabor, 410 S. Sterling Blvd, Sterling, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: El Rinconcito del Sabor
Address: 410 S. Sterling Blvd, Sterling, Virginia
Phone: (703) 421-0013
Total inspections: 16
Last inspection: Aug 13, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the @Location@
August 13, 2009Routine13Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw food of animal origin holding in a manner that may cause cross contamination of to ready-to-eat food (RTE).
  • 0690 - Frozen beef and pork stored without packaging loose in freezers.
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chicken salad cold holding at improper temperatures
  • 2350 - Critical There is not adequate pressure at the handsink.
April 27, 2009Routine31Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Cole slaw cold holding at improper temperatures
  • 3020 - Corrected During Inspection Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the front.
March 03, 2009Routine21Details / Comments
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
  • 3080 - Less than 20 foot candles of light was noted in the victory.
  • 3270 - Harborage conditions exist
November 04, 2008Routine03Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. August 21, 2008Follow-up00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. August 18, 2008Follow-up00Details / Comments
  • 0450 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Employees observed stirring large bin of white sauce and flour with gloved arm, up to the elbow bare arm contact with food.
  • 0820 A 1 - Critical Many foods hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Many foods cold holding at improper temperatures
May 12, 2008Routine30Details / Comments
  • 0170 - Corrected During Inspection A food employee was observed cleaning their hands in a food preparation sink or a sink used for utensil washing.
  • 0450 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat (RTE) food with their bare hands.
  • 0470 - Critical Raw animal food preparation conducted in a manner that may cause cross contamination of to ready-to-eat food (RTE).
  • 0610 - Corrected During Inspection Food stored in a location where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the facility has accumulations of grime and debris.
January 08, 2008Routine23Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat Sliced tomatoes and cucumbers cold holding at improper temperatures (79F).
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: "cleaned" pots and pans.
  • 2310 B - Corrected During Inspection Repeat The only handwash station is being used for purposes other than washing hands.
  • 3020 - Corrected During Inspection Soap was not able to be reached at the hand washing lavatory.
  • 3070 - Toilet tissue was not present at only toilet
September 10, 2007Routine23Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. May 11, 2007Follow-up00-
  • 0050 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The person in charge was not available at the time of inspection.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 0620 - Repeat Food stored in toilet rooms.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Cole slaw mixture, eggs, shrimp, and meat are cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1570 - Bulb in Victory cooler not working.
  • 1700 - Critical Repeat Employees are not washing, rinsing and sanitizing equipment.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the wall behind stove has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2310 B - The only handsink is being used for purposes other than washing hands.
  • 2660 - There is no cover to the feminine napkin refuse container in the ladies room stall.
  • 2920 - Repeat Toilet room door is not provided with a self-closing door
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of medications are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
May 04, 2007Routine47Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical All food employees failed to wash hands before engaging in food preparation, after touching bare human body parts, after coughing, sneezing, eating, after handling soiled utensils or after engaging in any activity which may have contaminated his/her hands.
  • 0450 C - Excessive bare hand contact with exposed food that is not in a ready-to-eat (RTE) form.Bowl or utensil without handle used to dispense food.
  • 0620 - Food stored in toilet rooms.
  • 1700 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.
  • 2920 - Toilet room door is not provided with a self-closing door
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory.
February 16, 2007Routine24Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. February 06, 2007Pre-Opening00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. February 02, 2007Pre-Opening00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. February 01, 2007Routine00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. February 01, 2007Pre-Opening00Details / Comments

August 13, 2009 (Routine)


Violations:

April 27, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Handsink must be repaired within 24 hrs.

March 03, 2009 (Routine)


Violations:

November 04, 2008 (Routine)


Violations:

August 21, 2008 (Follow-up)

Comments:
Pre-opening inspection approved. See yellow copy for details.

August 18, 2008 (Follow-up)

Comments:
Not approved for permit. Construction has not been completed. Followup Thursday at noon.

May 12, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Notes: Employees are not aware of proper handwashing or food handling techniques. Food is not being kept cold for cold holding, or hot for hot holding. Food is left out at room temperature. All foods out of temperature will be discarded. Food cannot be stored in adjacent facility. Food will be removed immediately. Follow-up will be conducted to ensure compliance.

January 08, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Very poor sanitation of facility. Employees are not aware of proper handwashing facilities. Spoke with owner.

September 10, 2007 (Routine)


Violations:

May 04, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Follow-up required. Poor operation and maintenance of facility. Repeat violations and many foods at unacceptable temperatures.

February 16, 2007 (Routine)


Violations:

February 06, 2007 (Pre-Opening)

Comments:
Note: bathroom door must have self closing device. Approved for permit.

February 02, 2007 (Pre-Opening)

Comments:
Pre-opening inspection. 3rd follow-up required before approved for permit. See yellow copy for details.

February 01, 2007 (Routine)

Comments:
Pre-opening- please see yellow copy for details. Follow-up Fri.

February 01, 2007 (Pre-Opening)

Comments:
Pre-opening- please see yellow copy for details.

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