King House, 2509-B Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: King House
Address: 2509-B Memorial Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia
Total inspections: 11
Last inspection: Feb 23, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

No violation noted during this evaluation. February 23, 2009Follow-up00Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the walk-in refrigerator.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Different types of raw animal foods stored in such a manner that may cause cross contamination: raw chicken over raw shrimp, eggs and raw chicken over produce.
  • 0480 - Repeat Unlabeled food containers containing dry goods: flour, corn starch.
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor: walk in refrigerator and walk-in freezer.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board along the prep table is heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 2020 A (single-service/single-use) - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Single-service take out containers are not displayed or dispensed so that the food- or lip-contact surfaces are protected from contamination
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Both hand sinks in kitchen are blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
  • 3170 - Floor tile by walk in freezer is chipped and smooth is not maintained in good repair. The ceiling tile in back room needs to be replaced or repaired. Floor in front of walk in refrigerator needs repainting. Light fixture needs to be replaced or repaired to give more light to back area.
  • 3180 - Floors throughout kitchen have accumulation of dirt and food debris, especially under equipment.
February 19, 2009Follow-up--Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the walk-in refrigerator.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Different types of raw animal foods stored in such a manner that may cause cross contamination: raw chicken over raw shrimp, eggs and raw chicken over produce.
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers containing dry goods: flour, corn starch.
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor: walk in refrigerator and walk-in freezer.
  • 1580 - The cutting board along the prep table is heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 2020 A (single-service/single-use) - Corrected During Inspection Single-service take out containers are not displayed or dispensed so that the food- or lip-contact surfaces are protected from contamination
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Both hand sinks in kitchen are blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
February 17, 2009Routine24Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the walk-in refrigerator, reach-in, prep unit, and freezer.
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit.
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Different types of raw animal foods stored in such a manner that may cause cross contamination: raw chicken above shrimp.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor in walk-in refrigerator, freezer and pantry.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The handwashing facility located in the kitchen by reach-in is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
  • 2710 - Discarded meat and various food product are not in trash bags, attracting flies and other pests.
  • 2760 - Objectionable odors were emanating from the dumpster.
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
October 02, 2007Routine24Details / Comments
  • 2020 - Plastic utensils were found handled, displayed or dispensed with the food or lip-contact surface facing upward.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The handwashing facility in prep area is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
  • 2890 - Flourescent light in prep area not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
  • 3180 - Floor in corners, under equipment, along walls noted in need of cleaning.
March 01, 2007Routine13Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. March 29, 2006Complaint00Details / Comments
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the glass door cooler.
  • 1750 - Single-service items were observed reused for the storage of foods.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: meat grinder.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the mens restroom and food prep area.
June 15, 2005Critical Procedures--Details / Comments
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the glass door cooler.
  • 1750 - Single-service items were observed reused for the storage of foods.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: meat grinder.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the mens restroom and food prep area.
June 15, 2005Critical Procedures--Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Egg Rolls cold holding at improper temperatures. CORRECTED
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor. CORRECTED
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0470 A 4 - Observed the following food was observed stored without being in packages, in covered containers, or wrapped: Egg Rolls, Shrimp Rolls.
June 09, 2004Routine13Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Egg Rolls cold holding at improper temperatures. CORRECTED
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor. CORRECTED
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0470 A 4 - Observed the following food was observed stored without being in packages, in covered containers, or wrapped: Egg Rolls, Shrimp Rolls.
June 09, 2004Routine13Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. September 29, 2003Pre-Opening00Details / Comments

February 23, 2009 (Follow-up)

Comments:
Violations 0470, 0610, 2020, ALL of 3170, and 3180 have been corrected. Kitchen looks great! Thanks!

February 19, 2009 (Follow-up)



Violations:
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the walk-in refrigerator.
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Different types of raw animal foods stored in such a manner that may cause cross contamination: raw chicken over raw shrimp, eggs and raw chicken over produce.
    Separate types of raw animal foods from each other such as beef, fish, lamb pork, and poultry during storage, preparation, holding, and display by the following: (a) Using separate equipment for each type. (b) Arranging each type of food in equipment so that cross contamination of one type with another is prevented. (c) Preparing each type of food at different times or in separate areas.
  • 0480 - Repeat Unlabeled food containers containing dry goods: flour, corn starch.
    Label working containers with the common name of its contents. Consumers may be allergic to certain foods or ingredients. The mistaken use of an ingredient when the consumer has requested that it not be used may result in severe medical consequences. Liquid foods and granular foods may resemble cleaning compounds. The mistaken use of food from an unlabeled container could result in chemical poisoning.
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor: walk in refrigerator and walk-in freezer.
    Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board along the prep table is 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 board to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 2020 A (single-service/single-use) - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Single-service take out containers are not displayed or dispensed so that the food- or lip-contact surfaces are protected from contamination
    Handle, display, or dispense single-service and single-use articles so the food- or lip-contact surface are protected from contamination.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Both hand sinks in kitchen are blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
    Access to the handsinks identified above is to be available during all hours of operation. Remove the boxes and equipment preventing their use.
  • 3170 - Floor tile by walk in freezer is chipped and smooth is not maintained in good repair. The ceiling tile in back room needs to be replaced or repaired. Floor in front of walk in refrigerator needs repainting. Light fixture needs to be replaced or repaired to give more light to back area.
    Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • 3180 - Floors throughout kitchen have accumulation of dirt and food debris, especially under equipment.
    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:
Please fix all critical violations by next follow up visit. Physical facility repairs need to be repaired by next routine inspection.

February 17, 2009 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the walk-in refrigerator.
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Different types of raw animal foods stored in such a manner that may cause cross contamination: raw chicken over raw shrimp, eggs and raw chicken over produce.
    Separate types of raw animal foods from each other such as beef, fish, lamb pork, and poultry during storage, preparation, holding, and display by the following: (a) Using separate equipment for each type. (b) Arranging each type of food in equipment so that cross contamination of one type with another is prevented. (c) Preparing each type of food at different times or in separate areas.
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers containing dry goods: flour, corn starch.
    Label working containers with the common name of its contents. Consumers may be allergic to certain foods or ingredients. The mistaken use of an ingredient when the consumer has requested that it not be used may result in severe medical consequences. Liquid foods and granular foods may resemble cleaning compounds. The mistaken use of food from an unlabeled container could result in chemical poisoning.
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor: walk in refrigerator and walk-in freezer.
    Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • 1580 - The cutting board along the prep table is 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 board to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 2020 A (single-service/single-use) - Corrected During Inspection Single-service take out containers are not displayed or dispensed so that the food- or lip-contact surfaces are protected from contamination
    Handle, display, or dispense single-service and single-use articles so the food- or lip-contact surface are protected from contamination.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Both hand sinks in kitchen are blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
    Access to the handsinks identified above is to be available during all hours of operation. Remove the boxes and equipment preventing their use.
Comments:
Please fix violations ASAP.

October 02, 2007 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the walk-in refrigerator, reach-in, prep unit, and freezer.
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit.
    Separate raw animal foods during storage, preparation, holding, and display from raw RTE food including other raw animal food such as fish for sushi or molluscan shellfish, or other raw RTE food such as vegetables, and cooked RTE food.
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Different types of raw animal foods stored in such a manner that may cause cross contamination: raw chicken above shrimp.
    Separate types of raw animal foods from each other such as beef, fish, lamb pork, and poultry during storage, preparation, holding, and display by the following: (a) Using separate equipment for each type. (b) Arranging each type of food in equipment so that cross contamination of one type with another is prevented. (c) Preparing each type of food at different times or in separate areas.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor in walk-in refrigerator, freezer and pantry.
    Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The handwashing facility located in the kitchen by reach-in is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
    Access to the handwashing facility identified above is to be available during all hours of operation. Remove the cart preventing its use.
  • 2710 - Discarded meat and various food product are not in trash bags, attracting flies and other pests.
    Please put food refuse in bags before discarding to discourage flies and other pests.
  • 2760 - Objectionable odors were emanating from the dumpster.
    Increase the frequency that refuse is removed from the facility to prevent objectionable odors.
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
    Provide a sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands at all handwashing lavatories used by food employees.

March 01, 2007 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 2020 - Plastic utensils were found handled, displayed or dispensed with the food or lip-contact surface facing upward.
    Store @TABLEWARE@ with food or lip-contact surface facing downward to prevent contamination prior to use.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The handwashing facility in prep area is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
    Access to the handwashing facility identified above is to be available during all hours of operation. Remove the @EQUIPMENT@ preventing its use.
  • 2890 - Flourescent light in prep area not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
    Shield or replace light bulb with a coated or shatter-resistant bulb.
  • 3180 - Floor in corners, under equipment, along walls 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 29, 2006 (Complaint)

Comments:
This complaint investigation could not verify the report of the complainant. See complaint dated March 28, 2006.

June 15, 2005 (Critical Procedures)



Violations:
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the glass door cooler.
    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.
  • 1750 - Single-service items were observed reused for the storage of foods.
    Discontinue the reuse of single-use containers for food storage. Provide approved reusable food storage containers designed for your food storage needs.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: meat grinder.
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
    Protect the food establishment against the entry of insects and rodents by 1. Filling or closing holes and other gaps along floors, walls, and ceilings, 2. Closed, tight fitting windows, and 3. Solid, self-closing, tight-fitting doors. Insects and rodents are vectors of disease-causing microorganisms which may be transmitted to humans by contamination of food and food-contact surfaces.
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the mens restroom and food prep area.
    Hand soap must be provided at all hand washing lavatories to encourage proper hand washing. Hand cleanser must always be present to aid in reducing microorganisms and particulate matter found on hands.

June 15, 2005 (Critical Procedures)



Violations:
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the glass door cooler.
    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.
  • 1750 - Single-service items were observed reused for the storage of foods.
    Discontinue the reuse of single-use containers for food storage. Provide approved reusable food storage containers designed for your food storage needs.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: meat grinder.
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
    Protect the food establishment against the entry of insects and rodents by 1. Filling or closing holes and other gaps along floors, walls, and ceilings, 2. Closed, tight fitting windows, and 3. Solid, self-closing, tight-fitting doors. Insects and rodents are vectors of disease-causing microorganisms which may be transmitted to humans by contamination of food and food-contact surfaces.
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the mens restroom and food prep area.
    Hand soap must be provided at all hand washing lavatories to encourage proper hand washing. Hand cleanser must always be present to aid in reducing microorganisms and particulate matter found on hands.

June 09, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0820 - Critical Egg Rolls cold holding at improper temperatures. CORRECTED
    Refrigerator thermostat was adjusted to maintain proper temperature. Temperaturte was attained within 15 minutes.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor. CORRECTED
    Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
    Ensure wet wiping cloths are stored in a chemical sanitizer at the proper concentration between use.
  • 0470 A 4 - Observed the following food was observed stored without being in packages, in covered containers, or wrapped: Egg Rolls, Shrimp Rolls.
    Store food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.

June 09, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0820 - Critical Egg Rolls cold holding at improper temperatures. CORRECTED
    Refrigerator thermostat was adjusted to maintain proper temperature. Temperaturte was attained within 15 minutes.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor. CORRECTED
    Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
    Ensure wet wiping cloths are stored in a chemical sanitizer at the proper concentration between use.
  • 0470 A 4 - Observed the following food was observed stored without being in packages, in covered containers, or wrapped: Egg Rolls, Shrimp Rolls.
    Store food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.

September 29, 2003 (Pre-Opening)

Comments:
No Violations found at time of inspection. PERMIT ISSUED

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