Great Steak & Potato Company, #256 - 10101 Brook Road, Glen Allen, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Great Steak & Potato Company
Address: #256 - 10101 Brook Road, Glen Allen, Virginia
Phone: (804) 264-2435
Total inspections: 18
Last inspection: Jul 31, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection Observed no paper towels at front handsink.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed lexan containers not clean to sight or touch.
  • 1780 E - Corrected During Inspection Observed ice maker with pink mold.
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Observed chicken pattie on top of grill prep sandwich unit at 50 degrees.
July 31, 2009Risk Factor Assessment22Details / Comments
0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Observed chicken breasts at cook line refrigerator 45-50.9 degrees.May 07, 2009Risk Factor Assessment10Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Observed hands not washed before putting on new gloves.
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Observed chicken on prep table at temperature above 41 degrees (45.6, 52.6).
February 12, 2009Risk Factor Assessment20Details / Comments
3080 - Repeat Light in restroom not at 20 foot candles.January 13, 2009Follow-up01Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed hands not washed before changing gloves.
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Observed chicken filet on sandwich unit at 45-50 degrees.
  • 3090 - Observed exhaust vent not operating in restroom.
  • 3080 - Observed light not at proper intensity in restroom and grill sandwich refrigerator.
November 17, 2008Routine22Details / Comments
0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed chicken held at 43-46 degrees.June 26, 2008Risk Factor Assessment10Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. April 11, 2008Follow-up00Details / Comments
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed potentially hazardous food that requires time-temperature control for safety stored in refrigerator that would not maintain air temperature of less than 41 degrees (sour cream 50 degrees).
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Observed lexan containers and lids with greasy build up.
April 09, 2008Critical Procedures20Details / Comments
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat 1/4/08-observed some lexan containers not clean.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat Observed some lexans containers not clean.
January 04, 2008Follow-up10Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed hands not washed after changing gloves before putting on new gloves.
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed tray of raw shell eggs stored on top of sandwich ingredients in sandwich prep refrigerator.
  • 0820 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed precooked chicken breasts on sandwich prep unit at 52 degrees.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed baked potato and hash browns (cooked and cooled) not labeled with "use by" date. Opened container of cheese not labeled with "use by" date.
  • 1180 - Observed food thermometer with improper scale.
  • 1530 - Observed no test kit to check sanitizer.
  • 1700 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Discussion with operator revealed lack of proper sanitizing step.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat Observed some lexans containers not clean.
  • 1770 C - Observed shelving not clean.
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection Observed no paper towels available at front handsink.
January 02, 2008Routine64Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. July 30, 2007Follow-up00Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed gloves not changed after handling raw meat-hands not washed.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed chicken breast on top section of prep unit at 53 degrees.
  • 1770 A - Critical Observed lexan containers not clean.
July 25, 2007Critical Procedures30Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. March 26, 2007Critical Procedures00-
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed soft drinks being stored in the employee restroom.
  • 0610 - Observed a rack of bread with bottom rack directly on floor.
  • 1100 - Observed a badly scorched fry dispenser.
  • 1190 - Repeat Observed the lack of a thermometer in the service area's refrigeration unit.
  • 3020 - Observed a lack of soap at the kitchen handsink.
  • 3030 - Repeat Observed a lack of paper towels at the employee restroom/service area handsink.
  • 3045 - Observed the lack of a handwashing sign in the employee restroom.
  • 3180 - Observed a soiled wall near the soda canister.
December 04, 2006Routine17Details / Comments
0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Kitchen handsink was blocked by a plastic container.September 06, 2006Routine10Details / Comments
  • 0610 - Corrected During Inspection Observed foods (2 boxes of steaks) being stored on the floor.
  • 1190 - Observed a lack of thermometer in the reach in freezer.
  • 1570 - Observed a missing toilet tank top (employee restroom).
  • 1570 - Observed a cracked plastic bottom casing (interior) of the fry reach in.
  • 3030 - Observed a lack of paper towels at the rear handsink/employee restroom sink.
  • 3300 - Observed an inoperable oven being stored in the employee restroom.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed a bottle of R2D Power Cleaner on the storage shelving in rear.
June 05, 2006Routine15Details / Comments
2180 - Critical Used grease bin is still being stored in hallway.March 01, 2006Follow-up10Details / Comments
0550 - Using paper cups to dispense seasonings, sugar and salt.January 31, 2006Routine01Details / Comments

July 31, 2009 (Risk Factor Assessment)



Violations:
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection Observed no paper towels at front handsink.
    Correct by providing towels. (towels brought from back).
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed lexan containers not clean to sight or touch.
    Correct by cleaning.
  • 1780 E - Corrected During Inspection Observed ice maker with pink mold.
    Correct by cleaning.
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Observed chicken pattie on top of grill prep sandwich unit at 50 degrees.
    Correct by moving to other refrigeration (temperature in bottom portion of unit was 35.4 degrees). Keep lid closed unless picking up food. Use deep metal pan with only 2-3 pieces of meat or keep in reach-in.
Comments:
Gyro being sliced to cool, but too early in cooling process to evaluate temperatures, however, very thin slices should cool quickly if spread out.

May 07, 2009 (Risk Factor Assessment)



Violation: 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Observed chicken breasts at cook line refrigerator 45-50.9 degrees.
Correct by moving to other refrigeration.
Comments:
Gloves worn during prep.

February 12, 2009 (Risk Factor Assessment)



Violations:
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Observed hands not washed before putting on new gloves.
    Correct by washing hands.
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Observed chicken on prep table at temperature above 41 degrees (45.6, 52.6).
    Correct by moving to other refrigeration.
Comments:
Gloves worn during prep.

January 13, 2009 (Follow-up)



Violation: 3080 - Repeat Light in restroom not at 20 foot candles.
Correct by providing 20 foot candles.
Comments:
Items #160, 820, 3090 were corrected.

November 17, 2008 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed hands not washed before changing gloves.
    Correct by washing hands before changing gloves.
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Observed chicken filet on sandwich unit at 45-50 degrees.
    Correct by moving to other refrigeration. Do not stack above fill line.
  • 3090 - Observed exhaust vent not operating in restroom.
    Correct by repairing.
  • 3080 - Observed light not at proper intensity in restroom and grill sandwich refrigerator.
    Correct by providing proper light.

June 26, 2008 (Risk Factor Assessment)



Violation: 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed chicken held at 43-46 degrees.
Correct by moving to other refrigerator.
Comments:
Gloves worn during prep.

April 11, 2008 (Follow-up)

Comments:
Refrigerator compressor was replaced. All new lexan containers were provided.

April 09, 2008 (Critical Procedures)



Violations:
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed potentially hazardous food that requires time-temperature control for safety stored in refrigerator that would not maintain air temperature of less than 41 degrees (sour cream 50 degrees).
    Correct by mvoing sour cream, eggs, cream sauces to other refrigeration. (moved food) Contact repair company to repair unit before storing any food in unit.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Observed lexan containers and lids with greasy build up.
    Correct by thorough cleaning before any use.
Comments:
Gloves worn during prep.

January 04, 2008 (Follow-up)



Violations:
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat 1/4/08-observed some lexan containers not clean.
    1/4/08-Correct by detail cleaning.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat Observed some lexans containers not clean.
    Correct by rewashing until clean before use. (within 24 hours)
Comments:
Gloves worn.

January 02, 2008 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed hands not washed after changing gloves before putting on new gloves.
    Correct by washing hands before putting on clean gloves.
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed tray of raw shell eggs stored on top of sandwich ingredients in sandwich prep refrigerator.
    Correct by properly storing eggs below ready to serve foods.
  • 0820 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed precooked chicken breasts on sandwich prep unit at 52 degrees.
    Correct by moving to reach in refrigerator. Lower portion of sandwich prep unit was over loaded with bags of french fries preventing air flor. Monitor this unit; if temperature of unit will not hold food on top at 41 degrees or below, have repair company come and repair.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed baked potato and hash browns (cooked and cooled) not labeled with "use by" date. Opened container of cheese not labeled with "use by" date.
    Correct by properly labeling.
  • 1180 - Observed food thermometer with improper scale.
    Correct by providing thermometer marked in 2 degree markings or digital so calibration may be assured.
  • 1530 - Observed no test kit to check sanitizer.
    Correct by providing test kit.
  • 1700 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Discussion with operator revealed lack of proper sanitizing step.
    Correct by using a sanitizer (such as chlorine bleach) in 3rd compartment as demonstrated.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat Observed some lexans containers not clean.
    Correct by rewashing until clean before use. (within 24 hours)
  • 1770 C - Observed shelving not clean.
    Correct by cleaning.
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection Observed no paper towels available at front handsink.
    Correct by providing.

July 30, 2007 (Follow-up)

Comments:
Follow up to inspection of 7/25/07. Note: exterior of lexan containers (lid) still needs some cleaning. Discard any cracked containers or lids.

July 25, 2007 (Critical Procedures)



Violations:
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed gloves not changed after handling raw meat-hands not washed.
    Correct by changing gloves, wash hands.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed chicken breast on top section of prep unit at 53 degrees.
    Correct by moving to refrigerator.
  • 1770 A - Critical Observed lexan containers not clean.
    Correct by thorough cleaning before next use.
Comments:
Gloves worn during prep.

December 04, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed soft drinks being stored in the employee restroom.
    Do not store any foods in the restroom; remove at once. Removed.
  • 0610 - Observed a rack of bread with bottom rack directly on floor.
    Store all foods at least 6" off of flooring.
  • 1100 - Observed a badly scorched fry dispenser.
    Refrain from using. This item cannot be cleaned effectively.
  • 1190 - Repeat Observed the lack of a thermometer in the service area's refrigeration unit.
    Supply a thermometer in all refrigeration units.
  • 3020 - Observed a lack of soap at the kitchen handsink.
    Supply soap at the handsink.
  • 3030 - Repeat Observed a lack of paper towels at the employee restroom/service area handsink.
    Supply paper towels at all handsinks.
  • 3045 - Observed the lack of a handwashing sign in the employee restroom.
    Supply a sign.
  • 3180 - Observed a soiled wall near the soda canister.
    Clean the wall.

September 06, 2006 (Routine)



Violation: 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Kitchen handsink was blocked by a plastic container.
Remove; do not place anything in the handsink. Removed.
Comments:
Glove usage was observed.

June 05, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0610 - Corrected During Inspection Observed foods (2 boxes of steaks) being stored on the floor.
    Store all foods at least 6" off flooring (product was just taken out for transfer to reach in refrig). Removed.
  • 1190 - Observed a lack of thermometer in the reach in freezer.
    Supply a thermometer.
  • 1570 - Observed a missing toilet tank top (employee restroom).
    Replace the missing top.
  • 1570 - Observed a cracked plastic bottom casing (interior) of the fry reach in.
    Repair the refrig unit.
  • 3030 - Observed a lack of paper towels at the rear handsink/employee restroom sink.
    Provide paper towels at each handsink.
  • 3300 - Observed an inoperable oven being stored in the employee restroom.
    Remove any equipment not being used.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Observed a bottle of R2D Power Cleaner on the storage shelving in rear.
    Remove at once. Store toxic items separate from foods. Removed.
Comments:
Glove usage observed.

March 01, 2006 (Follow-up)



Violation: 2180 - Critical Used grease bin is still being stored in hallway.
Move to outside area where other vendors store their bin.

January 31, 2006 (Routine)



Violation: 0550 - Using paper cups to dispense seasonings, sugar and salt.
Use only scoops with handles.
Comments:
Inspection for change of ownership.

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