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

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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)


March 13, 2008 (Routine)


August 30, 2007 (Routine)


November 27, 2006 (Other)

Fee paid - Issued Health Permit

September 14, 2006 (Routine)


March 14, 2006 (Routine)


August 18, 2005 (Routine)


March 15, 2005 (Routine)


December 21, 2004 (Routine)


March 23, 2004 (Routine)


January 29, 2004 (Routine)


April 15, 2003 (Routine)


January 21, 2003 (Other)

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

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