Five Guys, 1119 Emmet Street, Charlottesville, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Five Guys
Address: 1119 Emmet Street, Charlottesville, Virginia
Total inspections: 11
Last inspection: Mar 10, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 1320 - Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located inside the upright and sandwich bar refrigerators.
  • 1570 - Repeat Left door handle on front of sandwich bar refrigerator was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 2350 - Critical Leaks on either end of 3-compartment prep sink on left
  • 2930 - Back door to outside propped open. Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents. Keep doors closed to prevent pest entry.
  • 3660 - Permit is not posted in a place where it is readily observable by the public. The one posted in the front of facility has expired
March 10, 2009Routine14Details / Comments
  • 0690 - Whole shell peanuts stored for self-service customer use. No dispensing utensil provided.
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Potentially hazardous food items cold holding at improper temperatures in the walk-in refrigerators. Ambient temperature of u nit measured 49F. Twent-four product temperatures measured between 46-48F.
December 18, 2008Routine11Details / Comments
  • 0050 - Critical The person in charge was not available at the time of inspection. The only one available had not been trained in emergency response, use of sanitizer test kit and when to wash hands.
  • 0160 - Critical A food employee failed to wash his or her hands before engaging in food preparation and before putting on gloves.
  • 0690 - Box of peanuts on top of trashcan in service area. Store in an area protected from contamination--separate table or shelf
  • 0820 1 - Critical Sauteed onions hot holding at improper temperaturesin steamtable--recommend food temperature logs to be written and maintained daily.
  • 1070 - Observed use of brown garbage bag to cover fresh raw ground beef--as a single use food contact material.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the sandwich bar refrigerator.
  • 1570 - The door gasket of the walk in cooler is torn and moldy.
  • 1570 - Handles broken on doors to sandwich bar refrigerator and need repair, plastic door strips at walk in cooler torn and operator will remove them.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: fan covers dusty over condensers in walk in cooler
  • 3180 - Floor tile at entrance to kitchen had spilled soda syrup and was noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3240 - Handwashing facilities was not being maintained--faucet handle on left leaking
January 02, 2008Routine37Details / Comments
  • 1580 - Small cutting board above the prep table is heavily stained.
  • 2890 - Light bulbs in the dry storage area are not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 3330 - Critical Some chemical spray bottles were not properly labeled.
December 12, 2006Routine12Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Critical Repeat A food employee failed to wash his or her hands between glove exchange.
  • 1550 - The caulking at the 3-compartment sink is damaged and in proor repair.
  • 2930 - Front door is not fully self-closing. Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
  • 3030 - No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory next to the heat lamps.
  • 3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the walk-in cooler.
October 24, 2005Routine14Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. December 20, 2004Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. December 20, 2004Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
  • 3750 - The permit is not post in a location that is conspicuous to consumers
  • 0220 - Critical In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils. (CORRECTED)
  • 1100 - The food contact surface used for storing uncooked fries may not meet cleanability or food grade standards (A CONTAINER HAS BEEN TAKEN TO OUR DEPARTMENT FOR ASSESSMENT)
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered. (CORRECTED)
  • 0160 - Critical A food employee failed to wash his or her hands after touching bare human body parts, between glove exchange.
  • 3170 - Burned out light bulb in walk-in cooler needs replacement.
  • 3240 - Back handwashing sink needs repair.
October 05, 2004Routine25Details / Comments
  • 3750 - The permit is not post in a location that is conspicuous to consumers
  • 0220 - Critical In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils. (CORRECTED)
  • 1100 - The food contact surface used for storing uncooked fries may not meet cleanability or food grade standards (A CONTAINER HAS BEEN TAKEN TO OUR DEPARTMENT FOR ASSESSMENT)
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered. (CORRECTED)
  • 0160 - Critical A food employee failed to wash his or her hands after touching bare human body parts, between glove exchange.
  • 3170 - Burned out light bulb in walk-in cooler needs replacement.
  • 3240 - Back handwashing sink needs repair.
October 05, 2004Routine25Details / Comments
  • 2810 - Back drain area needs to be sealed.
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the back area.
  • 3030 - No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the back area.
September 16, 2004Follow-up03Details / Comments
  • 3030 - No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the back area.
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the back area.
  • 3220 - Mop rack needs to be installed.
  • 3080 - Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the walk-in cooler (only 3-5 foot candles available-verified by light meter)
  • 2790 - The indoor floor material located by cook line does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. closely woven and easily cleanable carpet 3. nonabsorbent
  • 2830 - Floor and wall juncture in back area where shelving units are located not sealed.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in front area not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 1560 - Space behind three-compartment sink and four compartment sink needs to be sealed. This is a cleaning hazard.
  • 1870 - Critical Design of soda dispensing system may contaminate surface of cups when being refilled by customers. (OPERATOR HAS CONTACTED BEVERAGE COMPANY)
September 15, 2004Pre-Opening18Details / Comments

March 10, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Person in charge knowledgeable about food safety, in authority and ensuring safe practices being followed. Good food temperatures and code dating throughout facility. Operator knowledgeable about employee health and sign posted for employees. Good separation of raw vs. ready to eat foods in refrigeration units. Facility generally clean and well ordered. Good policies and written food temperature log being maintained daily. Quats sanitizer at 400ppm in bucket for wet wiping cloths--fax documentation to health department that this is proper concentration or adjust system to maintain proper concentration.

December 18, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Facility with excellent cleaning practices. Good food storage order and date marking of product.
Correct temperature problem in walk-in refrigeraor as soon as possible. Fax service invoice to this department upon completion of problem/repair (434-972-6221).
Monitor equipment/product temperatures more closely. Ensure staff is properly trained at temperature monitoring and recording.
Today, discussed employee health policy.

January 02, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Facility was generally clean and well ordered. Food temperatures are being monitored, good code dating and refrigeration temperatures were observed. Using sanitizer buckets for wet wiping cloths and 3 compartment sink set up properly. Handsinks and restrooms clean and well stocked. Dumpster area clean and well maintained. Good separation of raw meat from ready to eat foods.

December 12, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
(1) Food temperatures were appropriate
(2) Hands were washed at appropriate times.
(3) Proper food storage was observed.

October 24, 2005 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Implements are being used to handle raw and cooked hamburger, and to minimize bare hand food contact. Proper food temperatures were observed. Discussed cross-contamination issues. Facility appears well-maintained. Overall, substantial compliance was noted with the provisions of the food regulations.

December 20, 2004 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
Discussed storage, handling, and preparation of potato fries. Hands washed at appropriate times. Gloves changed and hands washed after handling raw meats. All raw beef patties properly stored. Discussed cleaning and sanitizing after handling raw meats. Chlorine sanitizing solution available (50-100ppm). Chemical test kit available. No open drinking containers observed. All spray bottles properly stored and labeled. Implements used when handling ready-to-eat foods. Discussed storage containers for potato fries-operator in process of replacing containers. Discussed minimum internal cooking temperatures for raw beef patties.

December 20, 2004 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
Discussed storage, handling, and preparation of potato fries. Hands washed at appropriate times. Gloves changed and hands washed after handling raw meats. All raw beef patties properly stored. Discussed cleaning and sanitizing after handling raw meats. Chlorine sanitizing solution available (50-100ppm). Chemical test kit available. No open drinking containers observed. All spray bottles properly stored and labeled. Implements used when handling ready-to-eat foods. Discussed storage containers for potato fries-operator in process of replacing containers. Discussed minimum internal cooking temperatures for raw beef patties.

October 05, 2004 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Discussed storage for processed potato fries. Implements used when handling ready-to-eat foods. Discussed cross contamination issues. Food thermometer available. Chlorine sanitizing solution available (50-100ppm). Chemical test kit available.

October 05, 2004 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Discussed storage for processed potato fries. Implements used when handling ready-to-eat foods. Discussed cross contamination issues. Food thermometer available. Chlorine sanitizing solution available (50-100ppm). Chemical test kit available.

September 16, 2004 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
Verify hot water reaches minimum of 110 degrees Farenheit at handsinks and three compartment sink. Discussed handwashing procedures when using single-use gloves. Recommend for standard operational permit effective today 9/17/04.

September 15, 2004 (Pre-Opening)


Violations: Comments:
Discussed location of grease containers and dumpster. Operator will follow-up with our department regarding location of dumpster.

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