IHOP #487, 11745 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: IHOP #487
Address: 11745 Jefferson Ave., Newport News, Virginia
Phone: (757) 591-0388
Total inspections: 13
Last inspection: Feb 12, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The ready-to-eat (RTE) turkey in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1570 - Refrigerator door gaskets/seals are damaged
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Stove and sides of fryers.
  • 3260 - Observed employee's apron stored on top of the make-unit
February 12, 2009Routine13Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical No lid provided for the tea dispenser
  • 0550 - No running water at the dipper well
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Refrigerator unit is cold holding above 41F.unit not working properlyNo food stored in the unit
  • 1770 C - Accumulation of food debris and grease on equipment
  • 3180 - Accumulation of dust on the ceiling tilesAccumulation of food debris on the floor in corners and under equipment
  • 3200 - Accumulation of grease on the hood filters
March 13, 2008Routine24Details / Comments
  • 0550 - Ice scoop stored in a container that does not drain
  • 0570 - Wet wiping cloths found on countertops and equipment
  • 1570 - Hood filters are broken - in poor repair
  • 1770 A - Critical Accumulation of food residue and metal shavings on the can openerMold growth inside the ice machine
  • 3170 - Wall surface at the dishmachine is no longer smooth and easily cleanableLight shield damaged/cracked
  • 3200 - Accumulation of grease inside the hood filters
August 30, 2007Routine15Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. November 27, 2006Other00Details / Comments
  • 1570 - Repeat Refrigerator door gaskets are damagedRubber spatulas, spoons, and food brushes are in poor condition (heat damage)Leaks at fry units
  • 1600 - Repeat Debris and accumulation of lime on dishmachine
  • 1770 A - Critical Mold, slime found inside the ice machine
  • 1770 C - Repeat Accumulation of grease and food residue on sides and tops of stovesAccumulation of food residue on food storage racksAccumulation of grease at bottom of fry units
  • 3170 - Several ceiling tiles are damaged, stained
  • 3180 - Accumulation of mold on wall at the dishmachineDebris and food particles on floors under equipment
  • 3200 - Repeat Accumulaton of grease inside the hood filters at exhaust system
  • 3340 - Critical Bucket of sanitizer is stored next to food and food items
September 14, 2006Routine26Details / Comments
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Employees are drinking from an uncovered container in the food preparation area.
  • 1570 - Can opener blade is dullOld equipment that is not being used is stored inside the establishmentRubber spatulas are in poor repairLeaks at fry unitsOne of the grills is not operating properly
  • 1600 - Accumulation of llime and debris at dishmachine
  • 1770 A - Critical Accumulation of food residue on nozzles at the juice machineAccumulation of mold and slime inside the ice machine
  • 1770 C - Accumulation of food residue on sides of equipmentAccumulation of grease on fryersGrease, food residue on storage racks/shelvesAccumulation of grease & food residue on stove topsAccumulation of grease and carbon on pots and pansFood residue inside the food warmerAccumulation of dust and grease on electric fan used in the kitchen
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Buckets and other items are stored inside the handsink
  • 3180 - Food debris, grease on floors in the kitchen and the walk-in refrigerator and freezer
  • 3200 - Accumulation of dust and grease inside the hood system
March 14, 2006Routine35Details / Comments
  • 0570 - Wet wiping cloths stored on counter tops, tables
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat Cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1570 - Repeat Accumulation of ice inside the refrigerator-prep. unitRefrigerator door gaskets/seals are torn, damaged
  • 1600 - Repeat Dishmachine needs cleaning, accumulation of lime deposits
  • 1750 - Repeat The bulk milk container tube was observed not cut on the diagonal (45 degree angle).
  • 1770 A - Critical Food spills, food residue inside refrigeratorsMold growth, slime inside the ice machine
  • 3180 - Accumulation of soil on floors in corners and under equipmentAccumulation of food, soil at floor drains
August 18, 2005Routine25Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Ice bin lid left openTea dispenser is missing a lid
  • 0820 - Critical Refrigerator where milk, juices, and desserts are stored is holding at 55 degrees F.
  • 1100 - Employees using a metal banded type food brush(paint-brush style)
  • 1570 - Refrigerator door gaskets/seals are tornAccumulation of ice inside the walk-in freezer
  • 1600 - Dishmachine needs cleaningClutter, items stored on top of dishmachine
  • 1750 - The bulk milk container tube was observed not cut on the diagonal (45 degree angle).
  • 1770 A - Critical Nozzles at soda dispenser need cleaningFood residue inside microwave ovenAccumulation of food residue, food particles inside freezerFood residue on floor mixer
  • 1770 C - Accumulation of food particles , food residue on stoveAccumulation of grease on fry units and waffle pan
  • 2000 - Food containers not stored invertedConveyance bucket for ice is not stored inverted
  • 2890 - Light shield missing from bulb in the walk-in freezer
  • 3080 - Light bulbs are out in the hood system
  • 3170 - Floor tiles are damaged, cracked, missingCeiling vent cover is missing in the kitchen area
  • 3200 - Accumulation of grease and dust inside hood filtersHood system surface rusted at dishmachine
  • 3240 - Handwashing facilities are unclean and not maintained
  • 3260 - Employee jackets are stored on food equipment
  • 3340 - Critical Sanitizer bucket stored on counter tops with food productsBottle of bleach stored next to food, food equipment
March 15, 2005Routine412Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Tea dispenser is not covered
  • 1570 - Refrigerator door seals/gaskets are torn
  • 1600 - Debris, residue on top of dishmachine
  • 1770 A - Critical Accumulation of mold/mildew inside ice machineFood residue inside ovensFood spills, food residue inside refrigerators
  • 1800 - Food residue, mold on refrigerator door gaskets/sealsTrash, debris inside storage cabinetsFood residue, grease on sides of equipment
  • 2660 - Trash can is missing a lid
  • 2890 - Light bulb inside the walk-in refrigerator is missing a light shield
  • 3140 - Employee coats and jackets are stored on food storage racks and on clean linens
  • 3170 - Ceiling vent covers are missingDamaged ceiling tile in kitchen areaCracked, broken floor tiles, grout missing
  • 3180 - Trash, debris on floors under equipment, in corners, etc.Accumulation of dust on ceiling tiles at ceiling vents
  • 3240 - Handwashing facilities are unclean and not maintained
December 21, 2004Routine29Details / Comments
  • 1570 - Toilet tank top cover for toilet inthe employee's restroom is missing
  • 1580 - Cutting boards are badly scratched and stained
  • 1700 - Critical Dispensing hose for sanitizer at the dishmachine is clogged, sanitizer is not flowing through hose
  • 1770 A - Critical Food particles left on clean knives, knives are not adequately cleaned
  • 1750 - The bulk milk container tube was observed not cut on the diagonal (45 degree angle).
  • 3170 - Repeat A few floor tiles in the kitchen are cracked
  • 3240 - Handsinks need cleaning
March 23, 2004Routine25Details / Comments
  • 3170 - A few floor tiles in the kitchen are cracked/broken
  • 3180 - Ceiling tiles in the cooks area need cleaning
  • 1770 - Mold growth inside ice machine
  • 1600 - Food particles, debris on dishwasher, lime present
  • 0570 - Wet wiping cloths are lying on counter tops, equipment
January 29, 2004Routine05Details / Comments
  • 0530 - Egg mixture in carton sitting in container of melting ice/water
  • 0550 - Ice scoop is buried in ice
  • 0610 - Boxes of food left stored on the floor inside the walk-in freezer
  • 0960 2 - Cloth towel lining bottom of food container
  • 1150 - Refrigerator door gaskets/seals are torn
  • 1720 - There is no chemical sanitizing test kit present to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution used is at the proper concentration.
  • 1800 - Grease buildup on sides of equipment
  • 3170 - Floor tiles in dishmachine room are cracked and broken
  • 3180 - Food splash on wall
April 15, 2003Routine09Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. January 21, 2003Other00Details / Comments

February 12, 2009 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The ready-to-eat (RTE) turkey in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
    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 41F 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.
  • 1570 - Refrigerator door gaskets/seals are damaged
    Replace/repair damaged refrigerator door gaskets/seals
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Stove and sides of fryers.
    Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
  • 3260 - Observed employee's apron stored on top of the make-unit
    Remove apron and store in a designated separate from food, food items and equipment

March 13, 2008 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0470 - Critical No lid provided for the tea dispenser
    Provide a lid for the tea dispenser to prevent possible contamination
  • 0550 - No running water at the dipper well
    Keep dipper well water running while in use
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Refrigerator unit is cold holding above 41F.unit not working properlyNo food stored in the unit
    Repair refrigerator unit - must maintain cold holding temperature of 41F or below
  • 1770 C - Accumulation of food debris and grease on equipment
    Clean equipment surfaces
  • 3180 - Accumulation of dust on the ceiling tilesAccumulation of food debris on the floor in corners and under equipment
    Clean ceiling tilesClean floor surface
  • 3200 - Accumulation of grease on the hood filters
    Clean hood filters

August 30, 2007 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0550 - Ice scoop stored in a container that does not drain
    Store ice scoop in a container that drains to prevent utensil from sitting in standing water
  • 0570 - Wet wiping cloths found on countertops and equipment
    Store wiping cloths in bucket of sanitizer when not in use
  • 1570 - Hood filters are broken - in poor repair
    Replace damaged hood filters
  • 1770 A - Critical Accumulation of food residue and metal shavings on the can openerMold growth inside the ice machine
    Clean and sanitize the can openerClean and sanitize inside the ice machine
  • 3170 - Wall surface at the dishmachine is no longer smooth and easily cleanableLight shield damaged/cracked
    Provide a wall surface that is smooth, nonporous, and easily cleanableReplace damaged light shield
  • 3200 - Accumulation of grease inside the hood filters
    Clean hood filters

November 27, 2006 (Other)

Comments:
Fee paid - Issued Health Permit

September 14, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1570 - Repeat Refrigerator door gaskets are damagedRubber spatulas, spoons, and food brushes are in poor condition (heat damage)Leaks at fry units
    Repair or replace damaged equipment and utensils
  • 1600 - Repeat Debris and accumulation of lime on dishmachine
    Clean and delime dishmachine
  • 1770 A - Critical Mold, slime found inside the ice machine
    Clean and sanitize ice machine
  • 1770 C - Repeat Accumulation of grease and food residue on sides and tops of stovesAccumulation of food residue on food storage racksAccumulation of grease at bottom of fry units
    Clean equipment surfaces
  • 3170 - Several ceiling tiles are damaged, stained
    Replace ceiling tiles
  • 3180 - Accumulation of mold on wall at the dishmachineDebris and food particles on floors under equipment
    Clean floor and wall surfaces
  • 3200 - Repeat Accumulaton of grease inside the hood filters at exhaust system
    Clean hood filters
  • 3340 - Critical Bucket of sanitizer is stored next to food and food items
    Remove bucket of sanitizer and store in a designated separate from food and food equipent

March 14, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Employees are drinking from an uncovered container in the food preparation area.
    Employees may drink from a closed beverage container if the container is handled to prevent contamination of (1) The employee's hands, (2) The container, and (3) Exposed food, clean equipment, utensils, and linens, and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.
  • 1570 - Can opener blade is dullOld equipment that is not being used is stored inside the establishmentRubber spatulas are in poor repairLeaks at fry unitsOne of the grills is not operating properly
    Repair or remove equipment that's in poor repair
  • 1600 - Accumulation of llime and debris at dishmachine
    Clean and delime dishmachine
  • 1770 A - Critical Accumulation of food residue on nozzles at the juice machineAccumulation of mold and slime inside the ice machine
    Clean and sanitize food contact surfaces of equipment
  • 1770 C - Accumulation of food residue on sides of equipmentAccumulation of grease on fryersGrease, food residue on storage racks/shelvesAccumulation of grease & food residue on stove topsAccumulation of grease and carbon on pots and pansFood residue inside the food warmerAccumulation of dust and grease on electric fan used in the kitchen
    Clean equipment surfaces
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Buckets and other items are stored inside the handsink
    Remove items - handsink must be accessible for use at all times
  • 3180 - Food debris, grease on floors in the kitchen and the walk-in refrigerator and freezer
    Clean floor surface
  • 3200 - Accumulation of dust and grease inside the hood system
    Clean hood system

August 18, 2005 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0570 - Wet wiping cloths stored on counter tops, tables
    Store wet wiping cloths in sanitizer when not in use
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat Cold holding at improper temperatures.
    Relocate food to a refrigeration unit that is capable of maintaining food storage at 41F (45F) or below. Repair unit.
  • 1570 - Repeat Accumulation of ice inside the refrigerator-prep. unitRefrigerator door gaskets/seals are torn, damaged
    Defrost refrigeratorRepair or replace damaged refrigerator door gaskets/seals
  • 1600 - Repeat Dishmachine needs cleaning, accumulation of lime deposits
    Clean and delime dishmachine
  • 1750 - Repeat The bulk milk container tube was observed not cut on the diagonal (45 degree angle).
    The bulk milk container tube shall be cut on the diagonal to extend no more than 1 inch from the dispensing head to prevent contamination and to allow drainage of the tube.
  • 1770 A - Critical Food spills, food residue inside refrigeratorsMold growth, slime inside the ice machine
    Clean/sanitize equipment
  • 3180 - Accumulation of soil on floors in corners and under equipmentAccumulation of food, soil at floor drains
    Clean floor surfaceClean and disinfect floor drains

March 15, 2005 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0470 - Critical Ice bin lid left openTea dispenser is missing a lid
    Keep lid closed at ice bin to prevent possible contaminationProvide a lid for the tea dispenser
  • 0820 - Critical Refrigerator where milk, juices, and desserts are stored is holding at 55 degrees F.
    Repair unit - refrigerator must maintain a temperature of 41 degrees F. or below
  • 1100 - Employees using a metal banded type food brush(paint-brush style)
    Discontinue use of food brush - use a plastic molded food-grade type brush with food
  • 1570 - Refrigerator door gaskets/seals are tornAccumulation of ice inside the walk-in freezer
    Replace torn gaskets/sealsDefrost walk-in freezer
  • 1600 - Dishmachine needs cleaningClutter, items stored on top of dishmachine
    Clean dishmachine
  • 1750 - The bulk milk container tube was observed not cut on the diagonal (45 degree angle).
    The bulk milk container tube shall be cut on the diagonal to extend no more than 1 inch from the dispensing head to prevent contamination and to allow drainage of the tube.
  • 1770 A - Critical Nozzles at soda dispenser need cleaningFood residue inside microwave ovenAccumulation of food residue, food particles inside freezerFood residue on floor mixer
    Clean and sanitize equipment surfaces
  • 1770 C - Accumulation of food particles , food residue on stoveAccumulation of grease on fry units and waffle pan
    Clean equipment surfaces
  • 2000 - Food containers not stored invertedConveyance bucket for ice is not stored inverted
    Invert containers to prevent possible contaminationInvert ice conveyance bucket to allow water to drain and possible contamination
  • 2890 - Light shield missing from bulb in the walk-in freezer
    Provide a light shield
  • 3080 - Light bulbs are out in the hood system
    Replace light bulbs
  • 3170 - Floor tiles are damaged, cracked, missingCeiling vent cover is missing in the kitchen area
    Repair/replace floor tilesReplace ceiling vent cover
  • 3200 - Accumulation of grease and dust inside hood filtersHood system surface rusted at dishmachine
    Clean hood filters, hood systemRepair hood system at dishmachine
  • 3240 - Handwashing facilities are unclean and not maintained
    Keep handwashing facilities clean and maintained to encourage proper handwashing.
  • 3260 - Employee jackets are stored on food equipment
    Store jackets in a designated area separate from food and food equipment
  • 3340 - Critical Sanitizer bucket stored on counter tops with food productsBottle of bleach stored next to food, food equipment
    Remove sanitizer and bleach, store sanitizers in an area separate from food and food items

December 21, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0470 - Critical Tea dispenser is not covered
    Provide lid to prevent possible cross-contamination
  • 1570 - Refrigerator door seals/gaskets are torn
    Replace damaged refrigerator door seals/gaskets
  • 1600 - Debris, residue on top of dishmachine
    Clean dishmachine
  • 1770 A - Critical Accumulation of mold/mildew inside ice machineFood residue inside ovensFood spills, food residue inside refrigerators
    Clean ice machineClean inside ovensClean inside refrigerators
  • 1800 - Food residue, mold on refrigerator door gaskets/sealsTrash, debris inside storage cabinetsFood residue, grease on sides of equipment
    Clean equipment surfaces
  • 2660 - Trash can is missing a lid
    Provide a lid for trash can
  • 2890 - Light bulb inside the walk-in refrigerator is missing a light shield
    Provide a light shield
  • 3140 - Employee coats and jackets are stored on food storage racks and on clean linens
    Store coats and jackets in a designated area separate from food, food items, and equipment
  • 3170 - Ceiling vent covers are missingDamaged ceiling tile in kitchen areaCracked, broken floor tiles, grout missing
    Provide covers for ceiling ventRepair/replace damaged ceiling tiles and floor tiles where needed
  • 3180 - Trash, debris on floors under equipment, in corners, etc.Accumulation of dust on ceiling tiles at ceiling vents
    Clean ceiling tilesClean floors
  • 3240 - Handwashing facilities are unclean and not maintained
    Keep handwashing facilities clean and maintained to encourage proper handwashing.

March 23, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1570 - Toilet tank top cover for toilet inthe employee's restroom is missing
    Provide a tank cover
  • 1580 - Cutting boards are badly scratched and stained
    Replace cutting boards
  • 1700 - Critical Dispensing hose for sanitizer at the dishmachine is clogged, sanitizer is not flowing through hose
    Repair hose so sanitizer can flow freelyNote: Corrected at time of visit
  • 1770 A - Critical Food particles left on clean knives, knives are not adequately cleaned
    Thoroughly clean knives before storing away
  • 1750 - The bulk milk container tube was observed not cut on the diagonal (45 degree angle).
    The bulk milk container tube shall be cut on the diagonal to extend no more than 1 inch from the dispensing head to prevent contamination and to allow drainage of the tube.
  • 3170 - Repeat A few floor tiles in the kitchen are cracked
    Repair floor tiles, provide grout where needed
  • 3240 - Handsinks need cleaning
    Clean handsinks

January 29, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 3170 - A few floor tiles in the kitchen are cracked/broken
    Replace floor tiles
  • 3180 - Ceiling tiles in the cooks area need cleaning
    Clean ceiling tiles
  • 1770 - Mold growth inside ice machine
    Clean inside ice machine
  • 1600 - Food particles, debris on dishwasher, lime present
    Clean and delime dishwasher
  • 0570 - Wet wiping cloths are lying on counter tops, equipment
    Store wiping cloths in sanitizer when not in use

April 15, 2003 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0530 - Egg mixture in carton sitting in container of melting ice/water
    Store on drained ice
  • 0550 - Ice scoop is buried in ice
    Store ice scoop with handle up out of ice
  • 0610 - Boxes of food left stored on the floor inside the walk-in freezer
    Store food at least 6 inches up off the floor
  • 0960 2 - Cloth towel lining bottom of food container
    Remove cloth towel, surface is not nonabsorbent, smooth and easily cleanable
  • 1150 - Refrigerator door gaskets/seals are torn
    Replace torn door gaskets/seals
  • 1720 - There is no chemical sanitizing test kit present to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution used is at the proper concentration.
    Obtain a @SANITIZING AGENT@ chemical test kit to ensure the sanitizing solution is maintained at the proper solution.
  • 1800 - Grease buildup on sides of equipment
    Thoroughly clean equipment
  • 3170 - Floor tiles in dishmachine room are cracked and broken
    Repair floor - replace damaged floor tiles
  • 3180 - Food splash on wall
    Clean wall

January 21, 2003 (Other)

Comments:
Food handler's class- teaching 52 employees - class held at establishment

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