ITALIAN VILLAGE - TAZEWELL, 817 East Fincastle Ave., Tazewell, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: ITALIAN VILLAGE - TAZEWELL
Address: 817 East Fincastle Ave., Tazewell, Virginia
Phone: (276) 988-6572
Total inspections: 13
Last inspection: May 8, 2009

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Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board(s) along the prep areas are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 2790 - Repeat The indoor ceiling material located at Kitchen and Order area(One Area) does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. nonabsorbent ((Old Ceiling has been removed))Observed other areas with ceiling in need of repair or missing, walls in need of molding at the wall to floor conjunction.
May 08, 2009Follow-up02Details / Comments
  • 0570 - Repeat Wiping cloths improperly used.
  • 0570 - Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0580 - Cloth gloves used with ready-to-eat (RTE) food. Observed bare hand contact with RTE Foods.
  • 1580 - The cutting board(s) along the prep areas are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1770 B - Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: Can Opener Blade
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 2790 - The indoor ceiling material located at Kitchen and Order area(One Area) does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. nonabsorbent ((Old Ceiling has been removed))Observed other areas with ceiling in need of repair or missing, walls in need of molding at the wall to floor conjunction.
  • 3030 - The continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel was broken.
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of Cleaning Chemicals are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of Clean equipment. Observed stored over the drying area for dishes of the three compartment sink.
April 08, 2009Routine17Details / Comments
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor. Onions in walk in cooler, Pizza dough in walk in cooler
  • 1700 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration in a wiping cloth solution.
  • 2730 - The refuse container used to store refuse has no drain plug.
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility. Grease was on ground around grease container.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in walk-in cooler and freezer next to walk in cooler not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the Kitchen area and upstairs.
  • 3170 - Repeat Walls and ceiling are not maintained in good repair in places in the facility.
  • 3180 - Ceiling next to prep cooler noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Container of air freshener not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
September 17, 2008Routine28Details / Comments
  • 1070 - Observed use of aluminum foil to store sliced ham in freezer.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: canopener
  • 2020 - Unwrapped knives, forks, or spoons were not stored with the handles up.
  • 2720 - Dumpster lid was open.
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 3170 - Repeat Ceiling tile next to 3 compartment sink needs repair.
  • 3180 - Repeat Ceilings in upstairs and floors in places noted in need of cleaning.
February 20, 2008Routine16Details / Comments
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the white up right freezer upstairs has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2000 - Clean utensils were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 3170 - Repeat Floors, walls and ceilings in need of repair.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floors, walls and ceilings noted in need of cleaning.
April 27, 2007Routine05Details / Comments
  • 0470 A 4 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chicken in freezer and flour were uncovered.
  • 1100 - Critical The food contact surface of the canopener blade is not smooth, contains cracks, chips, or pits and can not be easily cleaned.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: canopener
  • 2250 - Repeat There is no utility sink or curbed cleaning facility designed for the cleaning of mops or similar wet floor cleaning tools and for the disposal of mop water and similar liquid wastes.
  • 3170 - Repeat Floors, walls, and ceilings in need of repair. It is noted that improvement has been made.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floors, walls and ceilings in need of cleaning. It is noted that improvement has been made.
November 21, 2006Routine33Details / Comments
  • 2250 - There is no utility sink or curbed cleaning facility designed for the cleaning of mops or similar wet floor cleaning tools and for the disposal of mop water and similar liquid wastes. Mop sink and handwashing sink is needed upstairs.
  • 2600 - Repeat The outdoor refuse container is stored on absorbent material.
  • 2700 - The waste storage container is in disrepair. It is rusted out.
  • 3090 - Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive smoke and fumes. This was noted up stairs with no ventilation.
  • 3170 - Repeat Floors, walls and ceilings noted in need of repair
  • 3180 - Floors, walls and ceilings noted in need of cleaning.
August 21, 2006Routine06Details / Comments
  • 1480 - Grease/Condensation is noted to be accumulating on the walls/ceiling at the (unit). This appears to be due to insufficient ventilation of the hood system. Note: Hood has been improved.
  • 1780 - Critical Food contact surfaces of the canopener used to prepare/store potentially hazardous food items were observed soiled with accumulations of food residues. Corrected during inspection.
  • 2600 - Repeat The outdoor refuse container is stored on absorbent material.
  • 2620 - Repeat The metal refuse containers have holes from rust.
  • 2730 - Repeat The refuse container used to store refuse/recyclables has no drain plug.
  • 2830 - Repeat Floor and wall juncture in several locations are not sealed. Improvement has taken place since last inspection.
  • 3170 - Repeat Floors walls and ceilings are not maintained in good repair. Improvement is noted.
March 15, 2006Routine16Details / Comments
  • 1060 - The nonfood contact surface is not corrosion resistant, nonabsorbent, and/or smooth because of towels placed between the surface and glassware.
  • 1480 - Grease/Condensation is noted to be accumulating on the walls/ceiling at the pizza grill. This appears to be due to insufficient ventilation of the hood system. Also since there is no hood system in upper floor, no cooking can be done in the upper floor.
  • 1570 - Repeat Tops of water closets in rest-rooms were observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 2000 - Repeat Clean utensils were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
  • 2600 - Repeat The outdoor refuse container is stored on absorbent material.
  • 2620 - Repeat The metal refuse containers have holes from rust.
  • 2730 - The refuse container used to store refuse/recyclables has no drain plug.
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 2830 - Floor and wall juncture in several locations are not sealed.
  • 2860 - Concrete, Porous block in the back not finished and sealed to provide a smooth, nonabsorbent, easily cleanable surface.
  • 3090 - Repeat Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive heat
  • 3090 - Repeat Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive steam
  • 3090 - Repeat Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive vapors
  • 3090 - Repeat Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive obnoxious odors
  • 3170 - Repeat Cracked floor tiles, walls cracked, ceiling tiles discolored, stairs to the second floor, etc. are not maintained in good repair
September 29, 2005Routine012Details / Comments
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in freezer up stairs.
  • 1530 - There is no properly working test kit provided in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 1570 - Tops of water closet in restrooms were observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: canopener
  • 2000 - Cleaned and sanitized equipement was found stored next to the mop sink.
  • 2600 - The outdoor refuse container is stored on absorbent material.
  • 2620 - The metal refuse containers are rusted out with holes in them.
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 2890 - Light bulbs in kitchen not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 3090 - Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive heat
  • 3090 - Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive obnoxious odors
  • 3090 - Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive smoke and fumes. These marks are due to the oven not completely under the hood system.
  • 3170 - Floors, walls and ceilings are not maintained in good repair. Storage shelve up stairs is rusted.
September 16, 2005Routine110Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. February 14, 2005Routine00-
No violation noted during this evaluation. January 05, 2005Follow-up00Details / Comments
  • 3170 - Floor, walls and ceilings are not maintained in good repair. ceiling tiles, cove tile, and floor tile need to be repaired.
  • 3180 - Floors, walls, ceilings and equipement noted in need of cleaning.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the refrigerator and freezer had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor in the upstairs walkin cooler. Food needs to be stored 6" above the floor.
  • 0820 - Critical Ham and salami were at room temperature.
  • 2890 - Light bulbs in the hood and the bulb in the walkin cooler are @ not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 1570 - Hand sink and tops of water closet in men's and ladies restrooms was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the freezer
  • 1530 - There is no test kit located in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 2660 - There is no covered refuse container for the disposal of feminine napkins in the ladies room stall.
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 2600 - The outdoor refuse container is stored on absorbent material.
  • 2620 - The metal dumpster is rusted out with holes.
December 07, 2004Routine112Details / Comments

May 08, 2009 (Follow-up)



Violations:
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board(s) along the prep areas are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 2790 - Repeat The indoor ceiling material located at Kitchen and Order area(One Area) does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. nonabsorbent ((Old Ceiling has been removed))Observed other areas with ceiling in need of repair or missing, walls in need of molding at the wall to floor conjunction.
    Refinish or replace the indoor ceiling at the area designated so it is: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. nonabsorbent ((Time schedule shall be submitted for the correction of this violation.))Refinish or replace other areas in need of repair to meet the regulations.
Comments:
Discussed with owner about repair to ceiling and to take actions to protect the food services and work only during closed hours in the kitchen area. to have ceiling replaced within two weeks. Contact this office if this schedule is changed. To work on correcting other items and maintaining.

April 08, 2009 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0570 - Repeat Wiping cloths improperly used.
    Ensure cloths used for wiping food spills are not used for any other purpose.
  • 0570 - Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
    Ensure wet wiping cloths are stored in a chemical sanitizer at the proper concentration between use. Use separate container for each area of food prep.
  • 0580 - Cloth gloves used with ready-to-eat (RTE) food. Observed bare hand contact with RTE Foods.
    Cease use of cloth gloves with RTE food. Cloth gloves may not be used in direct contact with food unless the food is subsequently cooked.
  • 1580 - The cutting board(s) along the prep areas are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 1770 B - Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: Can Opener Blade
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact after each use.
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
    The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • 2790 - The indoor ceiling material located at Kitchen and Order area(One Area) does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. nonabsorbent ((Old Ceiling has been removed))Observed other areas with ceiling in need of repair or missing, walls in need of molding at the wall to floor conjunction.
    Refinish or replace the indoor ceiling at the area designated so it is: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. nonabsorbent ((Time schedule shall be submitted for the correction of this violation.))Refinish or replace other areas in need of repair to meet the regulations.
  • 3030 - The continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel was broken.
    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
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of Cleaning Chemicals are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of Clean equipment. Observed stored over the drying area for dishes of the three compartment sink.
    Containers of Cleaning Chemicals must be located in an area that is not above food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
Comments:
Discussed with operator about the Proper Cooling of Foods, about the use of gloves to handle ready to eat foods and limit the contact with raw foods, and date labeling of foods. Discussed about food protection during the improvements to the establishment.

September 17, 2008 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
    Ensure wet wiping cloths are stored in a chemical sanitizer at the proper concentration between use.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor. Onions in walk in cooler, Pizza dough in walk in cooler
    Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • 1700 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration in a wiping cloth solution.
    Adjust the chlorine sanitizing solution to a level of at least 50 parts per million when the pH is at 8 or less and the water temperature is 75F.
  • 2730 - The refuse container used to store refuse has no drain plug.
    Replace the drain plug to the refuse container.
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility. Grease was on ground around grease container.
    The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in walk-in cooler and freezer next to walk in cooler not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
    Shield or replace light bulb with a coated or shatter-resistant bulb.
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the Kitchen area and upstairs.
    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
  • 3170 - Repeat Walls and ceiling are not maintained in good repair in places in the facility.
    Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • 3180 - Ceiling next to prep cooler noted in need of cleaning.
    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.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Container of air freshener not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
    Container of air freshener must be located in an area that is not above food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.

February 20, 2008 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1070 - Observed use of aluminum foil to store sliced ham in freezer.
    Discontinue use of the aluminum foil as food contact material. Provide a material that is safe and will not allow the transfer of colors, odors, or tastes to the food.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: canopener
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 2020 - Unwrapped knives, forks, or spoons were not stored with the handles up.
    To prevent contamination of the food and lip-contact surface, provide a means of storage where handles are presented to the employee or consumers.
  • 2720 - Dumpster lid was open.
    Cover all waste containers when not in continuous use.
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
    The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • 3170 - Repeat Ceiling tile next to 3 compartment sink needs repair.
    Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • 3180 - Repeat Ceilings in upstairs and floors in places noted in need of cleaning.
    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.

April 27, 2007 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the white up right freezer upstairs has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 2000 - Clean utensils were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
    Store equipment and utensils covered or inverted to prevent contamination while in storage.
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
    The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • 3170 - Repeat Floors, walls and ceilings in need of repair.
    Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floors, walls and ceilings noted in need of cleaning.
    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.

November 21, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0470 A 4 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chicken in freezer and flour were uncovered.
    Store food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • 1100 - Critical The food contact surface of the canopener blade is not smooth, contains cracks, chips, or pits and can not be easily cleaned.
    Replace the canopener blade to provide a food contact surface that is smooth and easily cleanable, free of breaks, open seams, cracks, chips, pits, sharp internal angles, corners, and crevices to prevent build-up of food debris.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: canopener
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 2250 - Repeat There is no utility sink or curbed cleaning facility designed for the cleaning of mops or similar wet floor cleaning tools and for the disposal of mop water and similar liquid wastes.
    Install a utility sink or curbed cleaning facility designed for the cleaning of mops or similar wet floor cleaning tools and for the disposal of mop water and similar liquid wastes. Prior to installing additional plumbing fixtures the permit holder must apply and gain approval through the necessary regulatory agencies.
  • 3170 - Repeat Floors, walls, and ceilings in need of repair. It is noted that improvement has been made.
    Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floors, walls and ceilings in need of cleaning. It is noted that improvement has been made.
    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.
Comments:
New dumpster pad and a new dumpster has been provided since last inspection.

August 21, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 2250 - There is no utility sink or curbed cleaning facility designed for the cleaning of mops or similar wet floor cleaning tools and for the disposal of mop water and similar liquid wastes. Mop sink and handwashing sink is needed upstairs.
    Install a utility sink or curbed cleaning facility designed for the cleaning of mops or similar wet floor cleaning tools and for the disposal of mop water and similar liquid wastes. Prior to installing additional plumbing fixtures the permit holder must apply and gain approval through the necessary regulatory agencies.
  • 2600 - Repeat The outdoor refuse container is stored on absorbent material.
    All refuse containers are to be stored on smooth, nonabsorbent material that is sloped to drain.
  • 2700 - The waste storage container is in disrepair. It is rusted out.
    Replace the waste storage container.
  • 3090 - Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive smoke and fumes. This was noted up stairs with no ventilation.
    Provide mechanical ventilation that is sufficient enough to keep rooms free of excessive heat, steam, condensation, vapors, obnoxious odors, smoke and fumes
  • 3170 - Repeat Floors, walls and ceilings noted in need of repair
    Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • 3180 - Floors, walls and ceilings noted in need of cleaning.
    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.

March 15, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1480 - Grease/Condensation is noted to be accumulating on the walls/ceiling at the (unit). This appears to be due to insufficient ventilation of the hood system. Note: Hood has been improved.
    Provide an additional hood system or upgrade the current system to adequately ventilate grease and condensation from the establishment.
  • 1780 - Critical Food contact surfaces of the canopener used to prepare/store potentially hazardous food items were observed soiled with accumulations of food residues. Corrected during inspection.
    Clean food-contact surfaces of canopener no less than every 4 hours to prevent the growth microorganisms on those surfaces.
  • 2600 - Repeat The outdoor refuse container is stored on absorbent material.
    All refuse containers are to be stored on smooth, nonabsorbent material that is sloped to drain.
  • 2620 - Repeat The metal refuse containers have holes from rust.
    Replace the metal refuse container that is rusting.
  • 2730 - Repeat The refuse container used to store refuse/recyclables has no drain plug.
    Replace the drain plug to the refuse container.
  • 2830 - Repeat Floor and wall juncture in several locations are not sealed. Improvement has taken place since last inspection.
    Seal floor and wall juncture in rooms where water flush cleaning methods are used.
  • 3170 - Repeat Floors walls and ceilings are not maintained in good repair. Improvement is noted.
    Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
Comments:
Improvement to the establishment is noted.

September 29, 2005 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1060 - The nonfood contact surface is not corrosion resistant, nonabsorbent, and/or smooth because of towels placed between the surface and glassware.
    Nonfood contact equipment that is exposed to splash, spillage, food soiling, or requires frequent cleaning must be smooth, durable, and nonabsorbent.
  • 1480 - Grease/Condensation is noted to be accumulating on the walls/ceiling at the pizza grill. This appears to be due to insufficient ventilation of the hood system. Also since there is no hood system in upper floor, no cooking can be done in the upper floor.
    Provide an additional hood system or upgrade the current system to adequately ventilate grease and condensation from the establishment.
  • 1570 - Repeat Tops of water closets in rest-rooms were observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
    Repair the water closets to restore a state of condition that allows for proper operation, accuracy, functioning, maintenance, and cleanability per Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter. If unable to repair the @EQUIPMENT@, replace it with one that meets the specifications of Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter.
  • 2000 - Repeat Clean utensils were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
    Store equipment and utensils covered or inverted to prevent contamination while in storage.
  • 2600 - Repeat The outdoor refuse container is stored on absorbent material.
    All refuse containers are to be stored on smooth, nonabsorbent material that is sloped to drain.
  • 2620 - Repeat The metal refuse containers have holes from rust.
    Replace or repair the metal refuse container that has holes.
  • 2730 - The refuse container used to store refuse/recyclables has no drain plug.
    Replace the drain plug to the refuse container.
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
    The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • 2830 - Floor and wall juncture in several locations are not sealed.
    Seal floor and wall juncture in rooms where water flush cleaning methods are used.
  • 2860 - Concrete, Porous block in the back not finished and sealed to provide a smooth, nonabsorbent, easily cleanable surface.
    Finish and seal (Concrete, Porous block, Bricks) to provide a smooth, nonabsorbent, easily cleanable surface.
  • 3090 - Repeat Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive heat
    Provide mechanical ventilation that is sufficient enough to keep rooms free of excessive heat, steam, condensation, vapors, obnoxious odors, smoke and fumes
  • 3090 - Repeat Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive steam
    Provide mechanical ventilation that is sufficient enough to keep rooms free of excessive heat, steam, condensation, vapors, obnoxious odors, smoke and fumes
  • 3090 - Repeat Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive vapors
    Provide mechanical ventilation that is sufficient enough to keep rooms free of excessive heat, steam, condensation, vapors, obnoxious odors, smoke and fumes
  • 3090 - Repeat Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive obnoxious odors
    Provide mechanical ventilation that is sufficient enough to keep rooms free of excessive heat, steam, condensation, vapors, obnoxious odors, smoke and fumes
  • 3170 - Repeat Cracked floor tiles, walls cracked, ceiling tiles discolored, stairs to the second floor, etc. are not maintained in good repair
    Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.

September 16, 2005 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in freezer up stairs.
    Provide a temperature measuring device in all hot or cold holding equipment used to store potentially hazardous foods so that employees can routinely monitor the ambient air temperature.
  • 1530 - There is no properly working test kit provided in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
    Obtain a @SANITIZING AGENT@ test kit so that employees can accurately monitor the concentration of the sanitizing solutions and maintain them at a safe and effective level.
  • 1570 - Tops of water closet in restrooms were observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
    Repair the @EQUIPMENT@ to restore a state of condition that allows for proper operation, accuracy, functioning, maintenance, and cleanability per Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter. If unable to repair the @EQUIPMENT@, replace it with one that meets the specifications of Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: canopener
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 2000 - Cleaned and sanitized equipement was found stored next to the mop sink.
    Store cleaned and sanitized equipement in a clean, dry location where not exposed to splash, dust or other contamination at least 6 inches above the floor.
  • 2600 - The outdoor refuse container is stored on absorbent material.
    All refuse containers are to be stored on smooth, nonabsorbent material that is sloped to drain.
  • 2620 - The metal refuse containers are rusted out with holes in them.
    Repair or replace the metal refuse containers.
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
    The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • 2890 - Light bulbs in kitchen not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
    Shield or replace light bulb with a coated or shatter-resistant bulb.
  • 3090 - Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive heat
    Provide mechanical ventilation that is sufficient enough to keep rooms free of excessive heat, steam, condensation, vapors, obnoxious odors, smoke and fumes
  • 3090 - Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive obnoxious odors
    Provide mechanical ventilation that is sufficient enough to keep rooms free of excessive heat, steam, condensation, vapors, obnoxious odors, smoke and fumes
  • 3090 - Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive smoke and fumes. These marks are due to the oven not completely under the hood system.
    Provide mechanical ventilation that is sufficient enough to keep rooms free of excessive heat, steam, condensation, vapors, obnoxious odors, smoke and fumes
  • 3170 - Floors, walls and ceilings are not maintained in good repair. Storage shelve up stairs is rusted.
    Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.

January 05, 2005 (Follow-up)

Comments:
Followup to 12/7/04 inspection. Cleaning of establishment has progress by this time frame. Repairs to floor, walls and ceilings are in process and are to be completed for later inspection. Hood and dumpster site are to be completed for later inspection.

December 07, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 3170 - Floor, walls and ceilings are not maintained in good repair. ceiling tiles, cove tile, and floor tile need to be repaired.
    Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • 3180 - Floors, walls, ceilings and equipement noted in need of cleaning.
    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.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the refrigerator and freezer had accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor in the upstairs walkin cooler. Food needs to be stored 6" above the floor.
    Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • 0820 - Critical Ham and salami were at room temperature.
    Relocate food to a refrigeration unit that is capable of maintaining food storage at 41F (45F) or below.
  • 2890 - Light bulbs in the hood and the bulb in the walkin cooler are @ not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
    Shield or replace light bulb with a coated or shatter-resistant bulb.
  • 1570 - Hand sink and tops of water closet in men's and ladies restrooms was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
    Repair the EQUIPMENT to restore a state of condition that allows for proper operation, accuracy, functioning, maintenance, and cleanability per Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter. If unable to repair the EQUIPMENT, replace it with one that meets the specifications of Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the freezer
    Provide a temperature measuring device in all hot or cold holding equipment used to store potentially hazardous foods so that employees can routinely monitor the ambient air temperature.
  • 1530 - There is no test kit located in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
    Obtain a SANITIZING AGENT test kit so that employees can accurately monitor the concentration of the sanitizing solutions and maintain them at a safe and effective level.
  • 2660 - There is no covered refuse container for the disposal of feminine napkins in the ladies room stall.
    Install a covered refuse container for the disposal of feminine napkins in the ladies room stall.
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
    The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • 2600 - The outdoor refuse container is stored on absorbent material.
    All refuse containers are to be stored on smooth, nonabsorbent material that is sloped to drain.
  • 2620 - The metal dumpster is rusted out with holes.
    Replace the metal dumpster container that is rusting with holes.
Comments:
A follow-up inspection will be conducted in about 15 days for review of corrections of the items marked in this inspection.

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