Frank's Pizza (Tightsqueeze), 13914 Us Hwy 29, Chatham, VA 24531 - Full Service Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Frank's Pizza (Tightsqueeze)
Address: 13914 Us Hwy 29, Chatham, VA 24531
Type: Full Service Restaurant
Phone: 434 432-0971
Total inspections: 12
Last inspection: 03/21/2016

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Inspection findings

Inspection date

Type

rinse not being dispensed to machine. Sanitizer is correct, observed hand washing and gloves used with ready to eat foods.
No violation noted during this evaluation.
03/21/2016Risk Factor
  • Utensils - In-Use - Between-Use Storage (corrected on site)
    Observation: In-use utensils improperly stored between use.
    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.
  • Gloves - Use Limitation (corrected on site)
    Observation: Gloves being rinsed off to continue to use instead of changing between tasks
    Correction: Single use gloves must be changed between tasks
  • Critical: Date Marking - Ready-to-Eat - Potentially Hazardous Food - Date Marking* (corrected on site)
    Observation: The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) spaghetti sauces in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
    Correction: Mark the name and "consume by" date on the container of RTE foods at the time of preparation if the food is to be held for more than 24 hours. If the food is held at 41°F or below the food shall be served or sold within 7 calendar days. Some harmful bacteria continue to grow even at refrigeration temperatures so limiting the amount of time in storage limits the amount of growth allowed for these bacteria.
  • Critical: Equipment - Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces, and Utensils* (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: slicer.
    Correction: Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions
    Observation: Shelves in the walk-in refrigerator, cabinets, & bottom shelves 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.
12/18/2015Routine
  • Food Storage - Clean and Dry Location (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: Food (meat sauce) in buckets stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.;Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • Cooling, Heating, and Holding Capacities (corrected on site)
    Observation: Refrigerator was overstocked and is not sufficient in number or capacity to meet the food storage demands of the establishment.
    Correction: Provide additional refrigeration necessary to maintain food items at 41 degrees or below. Overstocked equipment does not allow for proper air circulation and/or heat transfer. Improper food storage temperatures are a major contributing factor to foodborne illness.
  • Warewashing - Manual Warewashing Equipment, Wash Solution Temperature
    Observation: The temperature of the in-use wash water solution was not maintained per the temperature specified on the cleaning agent manufacturer's label instructions.
    Correction: Maintain a temperature of 110°F and above or the temperature specified by the manufacturer for optimal performance of the detergent to clean equipment and utensil surfaces.
  • Critical: Equipment - Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces, and Utensils* (corrected on site)
    Observation: The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: ice bin.
    Correction: Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • Critical: Equipment and Utensils - Before Use After Cleaning* (corrected on site)
    Observation: The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized: Utensils and plates. Sanitizer wasn't coming out of tube into dish wash machine.
    Correction: After cleaning and rinsing of the food-contact surface, the surface shall be effectively sanitized before coming in contact with food and before use.
  • Outer Openings - Protected
    Observation: Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
    Correction: Protect the food establishment against the entry of insects and rodents by 1. Filling or closing holes and other gaps along floors, walls, and ceilings, 2. Closed, tight fitting windows, and 3. Solid, self-closing, tight-fitting doors. Insects and rodents are vectors of disease-causing microorganisms which may be transmitted to humans by contamination of food and food-contact surfaces.
09/03/2015Routine
  • Critical: Food - Packaged and Unpackaged - Separation, Packaging, and Segregation* (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: Raw food of animal origin holding in a manner that may cause cross contamination of to ready-to-eat food (RTE).
    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 - Packaged and Unpackaged - Separation, Packaging, and Segregation (corrected on site)
    Observation: Observed that was not protected from CROSS-CONTAMINATION because it was not in packages, covered containers, or wrapped.
    Correction: Prevent BIOLOGICAL CROSS-CONTAMINATION by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • Critical: Equipment - Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces, and Utensils* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Metal shelf over spaghetti sauce was very soiled..
    Correction: Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • Critical: Equipment and Utensils - Before Use After Cleaning* (corrected on site)
    Observation: The food-contact surfaces of equipment and utensils running through dishwasher were not being sanitized because sanitizer wasn't coming out of machine.
    Correction: After cleaning and rinsing of the food-contact surface, the surface shall be effectively sanitized before coming in contact with food and before use.
06/01/2015Risk Factor
  • Critical: Food - Packaged and Unpackaged - Separation, Packaging, and Segregation* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Raw foods of animal origin stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit.
    Correction: Separate raw foods of animal origin during storage, preparation, holding, and display from raw RTE food including foods 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.;Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • Warewash Machines, Temperature Measuring Devices
    Observation: The temperature measuring device for the (wash/rinse/sanitizing) tank of the warewashing machine is (missing/not operating.)
    Correction: Provide a functioning temperature measuring device at the (wash/rinse/sanitizing) compartment so employees can routinely monitor the water temperature.
  • Critical: Equipment - Food Contact Surfaces and Utensils (corrected on site)
    Observation: Equipment used for storage of packaged or open food items was observed with visible accumulations of soil and debris.
    Correction: Clean storage equipment at a frequency to preclude accumulation of soil residues to prevent contamination of food in storage and reduce attraction of insects and rodents.
04/16/2015Routine
  • Critical: Food - Packaged and Unpackaged - Separation, Packaging, and Segregation* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Raw foods of animal origin stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit.
    Correction: Separate raw foods of animal origin during storage, preparation, holding, and display from raw RTE food including foods such as fish for sushi or molluscan shellfish, or other raw RTE food such as vegetables, and cooked RTE food.
  • Hand Drying Provision (corrected on site)
    Observation: No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing sink in the front.
    Correction: Hand drying devices such as individual disposable paper towels, a continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel or heated air hand drying device must be provided at all hand washing lavatories to encourage proper hand washing and avoid employees to drying their hands on their clothing or other unclean materials
01/08/2015Risk Factor
No violation noted during this evaluation.10/21/2014Follow-up
  • Cooling, Heating, and Holding Capacities
    Observation: Sandwich unit was overstocked and is not sufficient in number or capacity to meet the food storage demands of the establishment.
    Correction: Provide additional refrigeration necessary to maintain food items at 41 degrees or below. Overstocked equipment does not allow for proper air circulation and/or heat transfer. Improper food storage temperatures are a major contributing factor to foodborne illness.
  • Lighting, Intensity
    Observation: Less than 10 foot candles of light was noted in the dry storage unit.
    Correction: Provide at least 10 foot candles at a distance of 30 inches from the floor in the walk-in refrigeration units and dry storage areas and in other areas and rooms during periods of cleaning.
10/16/2014Routine
No violation noted during this evaluation.07/31/2014Follow-up
  • Utensils - In-Use - Between-Use Storage (corrected on site)
    Observation: Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.
    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.
  • Equipment - Cutting Surfaces
    Observation: The cutting board(s) along the sandwich unit is heavily scratched and scored & also the small cutting board being used. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Correction: Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
07/18/2014Routine
  • Critical: Food - Potentially Hazardous Food - Cold Holding* (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: Sliced tomatoes and ham cold holding at improper temperatures
    Correction: Relocate food to a refrigeration unit that is capable of maintaining food storage at 41°F or below.
  • Equipment, Utensils, Linens, and Single-Service and Single-Use Articles (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: Clean to-go containers were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
    Correction: Store equipment and utensils covered or inverted to prevent contamination while in storage.
07/31/2013Follow-up
  • Critical: Food - Potentially Hazardous Food - Cold Holding* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Sliced tomatoes and ham cold holding at improper temperatures
    Correction: Relocate food to a refrigeration unit that is capable of maintaining food storage at 41°F or below.
  • Cooling, Heating, and Holding Capacities
    Observation: Sandwich unit was overstocked and is not sufficient in number or capacity to meet the food storage demands of the establishment.
    Correction: Provide additional refrigration necessary to maintain food items at 41 degrees or below. Overstocked equipment does not allow for proper air circulation and/or heat transfer. Improper food storage temperatures are a major contributing factor to foodborne illness.
  • Equipment, Utensils, Linens, and Single-Service and Single-Use Articles (corrected on site)
    Observation: Clean to-go containers were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
    Correction: Store equipment and utensils covered or inverted to prevent contamination while in storage.
07/24/2013Routine

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