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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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

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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: 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: 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)


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February 20, 2008 (Routine)


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April 27, 2007 (Routine)


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November 21, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
New dumpster pad and a new dumpster has been provided since last inspection.

August 21, 2006 (Routine)


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March 15, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Improvement to the establishment is noted.

September 29, 2005 (Routine)


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September 16, 2005 (Routine)


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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: 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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