Paddy O'Brian's, 612 Court Street, Portsmouth, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Paddy O'Brian's
Address: 612 Court Street, Portsmouth, Virginia
Phone: (757) 399-6120
Total inspections: 30
Last inspection: Sep 25, 2009

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Details / Comments

  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The cook is eating in an area other than designated break area while preparing/handling food or contacting clean food contact surfaces.
  • 0540 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Food in contact with soiled equipment or utensils. Dirty knife used to prepare vegetables
  • 0580 - Single-use gloves while worn during multi-tasked food preparation.
  • 0790 - Improper methods used to thaw @FOOD@, @MEAT@, @FISH/SEAFOOD@ or @POULTRY/POULTRY PROD@. Chicken wings not under running water @ 62 F
  • 3020 - Corrected During Inspection Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen
September 25, 2009Routine24Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Critical A food employee failed to wash his or her hands before engaging in food preparation, after touching bare human body parts, after coughing, sneezing, eating, after handling soiled utensils or after engaging in any activity which may have contaminated his/her hands. Failed to take off gloves and wash and and get new gloves between task
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) food (wings, meat,etc) in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: gravy boats, pizza padle, dishes.
June 16, 2009Routine30Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. April 14, 2009Follow-up00Details / Comments
  • 0380 - Critical Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service. large number of dented cans
  • 1570 - Sandwich prep unit lids were observed in a condition that prevents necessary maintenance and easy cleaning.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: meat slicer had food debri, dry storage container.
  • 3170 - Repeat Floors, Walls, Ceiling is not maintained in good repair. Floor behind the bar by the restrooms is badly damaged. Some Cieling tiles in kitchen are missing. Halo's/ exposed drywall around heat lamps should be repaired
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of cleaning agents are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
March 31, 2009Routine32Details / Comments
  • 1570 - Repeat The door gasket to the floor model freezer is in poor repair (badly torn).
  • 1720 - Repeat A sanitizer test kit is not being used to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution(s) are at the proper concentration.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: can opener, exhaust vents and bulk ice machine.
  • 2000 C - Single service items observed unprotected from contamination. Unwrapped straws and tooth picks not individually dispensed.
September 26, 2008Routine04Details / Comments
  • 1570 - The door gasket to the floor model freezer is badly torn; reach-in cooler gasket is in poor repair.
  • 1720 - Test used a the bar was in poor condition.
  • 2000 - Corrected During Inspection Single service items observed unprotected from contamination. Single straws improperly dispensed. Must dispensed individually or wrapped individually.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in walk-in is not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
  • 3170 - Floor in the bar area is not maintained in good repair.
June 20, 2008Routine05Details / Comments
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection Utensils improperly stored between uses. {Found stored inverted}
  • 1190 - Repeat The ambient (air/water) temperature measuring device (degrees C) located in the service area cooler was missing.
  • 1770 B - Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: can opener.
  • 1800 - Corrected During Inspection The nonfood contact surface of the micro wave oven has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in walk-in cooler not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
  • 2930 - Corrected During Inspection Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents. Front door found propped open.
  • 3220 - Corrected During Inspection Mops not hung up to air dry.
March 05, 2008Routine07Details / Comments
  • 0240 - Corrected During Inspection Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints. Server in kitchen area.
  • 0450 C - Corrected During Inspection Utensils not being used to serve ready-to-eat (RTE) allowing for a bare hand contact surface to come in contact with food item(s).
  • 0790 - Corrected During Inspection Improper methods used to thaw chicken.
  • 1190 - Repeat The ambient (air/water) temperature measuring device (degrees C) located in the bar cooler in missing.
  • 1770 B - Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: exhaust vents.
December 07, 2007Routine05Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Gorund beef hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition. {Container of meat loaf}.
  • 1190 - Repeat The ambient (air/water) temperature measuring device (degrees F) located in the beverage cooler at the bar.
  • 1570 - The top of the floor model freezer was badly damaged.
  • 2660 - There is no cover to the feminine napkin refuse container in the ladies room stall.
August 20, 2007Routine23Details / Comments
  • 0480 - Corrected During Inspection Unlabeled food containers of rice and flour found in kitchen area..
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection Utensil used to dispense dry rice id not have a handle.
  • 1190 - Corrected During Inspection The ambient (air/water) temperature measuring device (degrees C) located in the beverage cooler was missing.
  • 1570 - The door gasket of the reach cooler is damaged.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: exhaust vents.
  • 2310 B - Repeat The handwash station at the bar is being used as a dump station.
  • 3170 - Repeat There were several light notworking in the kitchen area.
May 29, 2007Routine07Details / Comments
  • 0570 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 1720 - A sanitizer test kit for chlorine wa not being used to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution(s) are at the proper concentration.
  • 1770 B - Repeat Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces can opener.
  • 2310 B - Corrected During Inspection Repeat The handwash station at the bar is being used as a dump station.
  • 3170 - Light in the kitchen area was not working.
  • 3220 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Mops not hung up to air dry.
February 14, 2007Routine06Details / Comments
  • 0570 - Corrected During Inspection The sanitizer solution used to sanitizer bar classes and utensils was too low.
  • 0790 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Improper methods used to thaw frozen turkey.
  • 1580 - The cutting board(s) along the prep units are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1770 B - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: can opener.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the baking oven has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3220 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Mops not hung up to air dry.
November 21, 2006Routine06Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit.
  • 0570 - Corrected During Inspection Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0790 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Improper methods used to thaw raw chicken.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Cooked rice hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1190 - Corrected During Inspection The ambient (air/water) temperature measuring device (degrees C) located in the beer cooler was missing.
  • 1770 B - Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: can opener
  • 2310 B - Corrected During Inspection The handwash station at the bar area is being used as a dump station.
  • 3220 - Corrected During Inspection Mops not hung up to air dry.
August 22, 2006Routine36Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. June 02, 2006Other00Details / Comments
  • 0470 A 4 - Corrected During Inspection There were raw food items improperly stored over ready to eat items. Raw hamburger paddies stored over potato salad.
  • 0790 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Improper methods used to thaw chicken in deep sink.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: exhaust vents.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the ovens and deep fryers have accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents. {Screen door badly damaged; rear door found opened}.
May 30, 2006Routine05Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the walk-in.
  • 0820 - Critical Conaters of beans found hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1090 - Critical There was no thermometer available for taking food temperature in kitchen area.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: exhaust evnts.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the [1] Deep fryers; [2] grill area.
  • 2260 - Critical Backflow or backsiphonage prevention device not available on threaded faucet as required by law.
  • 3220 - Mops not hung up to air dry.
February 28, 2006Routine62Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Raw animal food preparation conducted in a manner that may cause cross contamination of to ready-to-eat food (RTE).
  • 0790 - Improper methods used to thaw whole raw frozen turkeys.
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1580 - The cutting board(s) along the kitchen areheavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1720 - A sanitizer test kit is not being used to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution(s) are at the proper concentration. No kit for quats
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: Can oppener.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the deep fryer and vent system has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2310 - Critical The handwashing facility located at the kitchen area was blocked.
November 22, 2005Routine44Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit.
  • 0830 - Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1800 - 1) Deep fat fryers needs to be cleaned. 2) Need to clean range/oven vents system
  • 3170 - Repeat The floor behind the bar area and order window is badly damage. Needs repair and replacement as soon as possible.
August 09, 2005Routine22Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Different types of raw animal foods stored in such a manner that may cause cross contamination. [There was container of raw fish stored above RTE foods]
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1190 - The ambient (air/water) temperature measuring device (degrees C) for taking food temperatures was not available.
  • 1320 - The temperature measuring device in the beverage cooling unit was not properly located in the warmest part of the unit.
  • 1770 A - Critical The vents for the oven range hood system was missing; vents were removed for cleaning.
  • 1880 - Critical Bulk ice needs to be cleaned; dirt and mold growth noted
February 08, 2005Routine42Details / Comments
3170 - Kitchen floor and walls had paint peeling; flood tile in mens rest room needs to be replaced) is not maintained in good repairNovember 15, 2004Follow-up01Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Pina Colada @ 70 degrees F and Cold Slaw @ 47 degrees - cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0610 - Food stored in a location where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination. (Pina Colada was found on the floor.
  • 3170 - Repeat Kitchen floor and walls had paint peeling; flood tile in mens rest room needs to be replaced) is not maintained in good repair
  • 3180 - Cieling fan in kitchen needs to be cleaned.
  • 2350 ii - Faucet leaking at the automatic dishwashin station; needs to be repaired.
  • 1100 - The food contact surface of the chest freezer had a torn plastic liner with the insulation exsposed.
  • 1700 - Critical Chlorine sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.
  • 2000 - Clean plates were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
  • 1880 - Critical The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized: All ovens and reefers
  • 0470 A 4 - Observed the following food was observed stored without being in packages, in covered containers, or wrapped: Raw chicken
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of degreeser were not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board(s) on pre-sandwich unit are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1530 - There is no properly working test kit provided in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
November 01, 2004Routine49Details / Comments
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting boards in the kitchen are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 3170 - Repeat Wall damaged by hot water heater is not maintained in good repair
  • 2930 - Repeat Screen door by mechanical dishwasher has hole in upper screen panel. Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
  • 3270 - Some flies in kitchen area.
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
June 09, 2004Follow-up05Details / Comments
  • 1580 - Repeat Cutting boards sanded but some surfaces (crevices present).
  • 3170 - Repeat Minor damage (hole) and paint finish worn/damaged at wall around three-compartment sink and kitchen floor.
March 17, 2004Follow-up02Details / Comments
  • 3045 - Repeat A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting board(s) along the prep area are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 2310 B - The handwash station in the kitchen is being used for purposes other than washing hands (mayonaisse jar stored).
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 1260 - Repeat A cold plate cooling device with beverage tubing was installed in an ice bin behind waitress station. There was direct contact this equipment and stored ice intended for consumption.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the refrigerator (Jones soda) at waitress station.
  • 3180 - Floor tiles at waitress station in need of cleaning.
  • 2930 - (Screen door and outer opening) of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
  • 2000 - Plates were observed stored unprotected at the on top shelving at prep station.
  • 1100 - The food contact surface of the chest freezert is not smooth, contains cracks, chips, or pits and can not be easily cleaned.
  • 1880 - Critical The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized: White chest freezer
  • 3170 - Repeat Wall around three-compartment sink and floor in kitchen paint is worn, men's restroom wall damaged and is not maintained in good repair
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the igloo cooler, grill, ovens and fryers had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 1600 - The interior surfaces of the mechanical warewashing machine are soiled with (food debris) that may decrease the effectiveness of the unit.
March 10, 2004Routine113Details / Comments
  • 1580 - Cutting boards (all) have crevices/grooves present not smooth, easily cleanable.
  • 3170 - Repeat Wall has hole present by hot water heater, flooring under and near ice maker paint worn.
  • 1800 - Compressor area on Delfield reach-in unit unclean.
  • 3045 - Repeat Handwashing sign required at bar handsink.
  • 3180 - Handwashing lavatory at waitress station (plumbing under basin) unclean.
November 14, 2003Routine05Details / Comments
  • 1580 - Cutting boards not smooth, easily cleanable (crevices present).
  • 1190 - Accurate thermometer not present in prep refrigeration unit.
July 29, 2003Complaint02Details / Comments
  • 0410 - Critical Harvester's identification tag required to be attached until container is empty and retained for 90 days on file.
  • 1580 - Cutting board on sandwich unit grooved, not smooth, easily cleanable.
July 24, 2003Complaint11Details / Comments
  • 3170 - Repeat Walls damaged by hot water heater unit.
  • 2930 - Repeat Back door opened.
  • 3045 - Repeat Handwashing signage required at both prep handsinks-instructing employees to wash hands.
  • 1260 - Repeat Beverage tubing behind bar in contact with consumable ice product.
  • 2350 - Critical Toilet (china lid) damaged in men's restroom.
May 29, 2003Routine14Details / Comments
  • 2720 - Repeat Side door open on dumpster unit.
  • 2250 - Mop water on ground behind establishment.
  • 2670 - Dumpster unit and pad unclean (greasy).
  • 2600 - Grease barrels improperly stored on plywood surface.
March 04, 2003Complaint04Details / Comments
  • 3045 - Handwashing sign required at waitress and kitchen handsinks.
  • 1800 - Repeat Non- food surface unclean (equipment holding units and can opener holder).
  • 1880 - Repeat Food contact surfaces (interior of all holding units, can opener and blade and ice maker).
  • 2010 - Linen stored on floor in vestibule near men's restroom.
  • 1260 - Repeat Beverage tubing in contact with ice behind bar.
  • 3170 - Repeat Wall damaged by hot water heater.
  • 2930 - Repeat Back screen door damaged (hinges).
  • 1100 - Critical Repeat Cutting boards not smooth, easily cleanable crevices, cracks present.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloth not stored in sanitizer (kitchen).
February 21, 2003Routine18Details / Comments

September 25, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
all violations discussed with manager

June 16, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
violations discussed with manager.

April 14, 2009 (Follow-up)

Comments:
All major and critical violations have been corrected

March 31, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
violations were discussed with management and a reinspection is planned

September 26, 2008 (Routine)


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June 20, 2008 (Routine)


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March 05, 2008 (Routine)


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December 07, 2007 (Routine)


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August 20, 2007 (Routine)


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May 29, 2007 (Routine)


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February 14, 2007 (Routine)


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November 21, 2006 (Routine)


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August 22, 2006 (Routine)


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June 02, 2006 (Other)

Comments:
Permit Issued.

May 30, 2006 (Routine)


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February 28, 2006 (Routine)


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November 22, 2005 (Routine)


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August 09, 2005 (Routine)


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February 08, 2005 (Routine)


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November 15, 2004 (Follow-up)


Violation: 3170 - Kitchen floor and walls had paint peeling; flood tile in mens rest room needs to be replaced) is not maintained in good repair
Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
Comments:
Letter submitted by owner floor in kitchen schedule to be repainted 12/04.

November 01, 2004 (Routine)


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June 09, 2004 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
15.30 Current food staff required to have food handlers card(s), not verified at time of visit. Permit issued.

March 17, 2004 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
All previous violations corrected prior to this inspection visit. Good inspection.

March 10, 2004 (Routine)


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November 14, 2003 (Routine)


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July 29, 2003 (Complaint)


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July 24, 2003 (Complaint)


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May 29, 2003 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
15.30 Food handlers cards required for all food prep staff. Permit issued.

March 04, 2003 (Complaint)


Violations: Comments:
Notified public works to correct problem of water puddling behind establishment, pipe under sidewalk clogged.

February 21, 2003 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
15.30 Current food handlers cards required; permit expires 5/31/03.

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