Gavel & Grill Cafe, 1300 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219 - Fast Food Restaurant inspection findings and violations



Business Info

Restaurant: Gavel & Grill Cafe
Address: 1300 East Main Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Type: Fast Food Restaurant
Phone: 804 371-9443
Total inspections: 4
Last inspection: 03/29/2016

Ratings Summary

Based on 1 vote

Overall Rating:
****
4.0
Ratings in categories:
Food:
*****
5.0
Service:
****
4.0
Price:
****
4.0
Ambience:
***
3.0
Cleanliness:
****
4.0

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Inspection findings

Inspection date

Type

Inspection for permit renewal.
  • Food Storage - Clean and Dry Location
    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.
03/29/2016Routine
  • Critical: Food - Potentially Hazardous Food - Cold Holding* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Observed turkey, ham, and cheese cold holding at improper temperatures on serving line.
    Correction: Fill containers with less food to maintain proper temperatures. Chill the turkey, ham, and cheese in freezer for 30 minutes to cool down. Cold hold potentially hazardous food at 41°F or below to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria.
  • Equipment - Non-Food Contact Surfaces and Utensils
    Observation: Ice machine observed soiled with mold-like substance.
    Correction: Clean the ice machine.
  • Critical: Equipment and Utensils - Before Use After Cleaning* (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: The chlorine sanitizer in the 3-compartment sink was too weak, so the dishes being washed at the time were not properly sanitized.
    Correction: Ensure chlorine sanitizer is at 50-100ppm to properly sanitize dishes and utensils.
12/09/2015Risk Factor
No violation noted during this evaluation.08/05/2015Risk Factor
Change of ownership
  • Critical: Food - Potentially Hazardous Food - Hot Holding* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Chicken tenders and chili were observed hot holding at improper temperatures on serving line.
    Correction: Rapidly reheat the food to 165°F and maintain at 135°F or above through the hot holding period.
  • Sanitizing Solutions, Testing Devices
    Observation: No test kit was provided for testing quaternary ammonium sanitizer concentration.
    Correction: Obtain a quaternary ammonium test kit so that employees can accurately monitor the concentration of the sanitizing solutions and maintain them at a safe and effective level.
  • Critical: Equipment and Utensils - Before Use After Cleaning* (corrected on site)
    Observation: The food-contact surfaces of dishes and utensils washed in 3-compartment sink were not being sanitized due to low concentration of quaternary ammonium sanitizer (0ppm).
    Correction: After cleaning and rinsing of food-contact surfaces, the surfaces shall be effectively sanitized before coming in contact with food and before use. Ensure dishes and utensils are sanitized by maintaining quaternary ammonium sanitizer concentration between 200-400ppm.
  • Handwashing Signage/Handwashing Facilities (corrected on site)
    Observation: A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
    Correction: Provide a sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands at all handwashing lavatories used by food employees.
02/02/2015Routine

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1 User Review:

Jo Jo

Added on Sep 16, 2016 2:55 PM
Visited on Sep 16, 2016 12:00 PM
Food:
*****
Service:
****
Price:
****
Ambience:
***
Cleanliness:
****
Pricy!! Almost $9.00 just for a little sub (8" I'm guessing), fries and a cup of water.
Would you recommend Gavel & Grill Cafe to others? No
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