Panera Bread #724, 8365 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22180 - Fast Food Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Panera Bread #724
Address: 8365 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VA 22180
Type: Fast Food Restaurant
Phone: 703 556-3700
Total inspections: 8
Last inspection: 07/21/2015

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Inspection findings

Inspection date

Type

Discussed active managerial control. Logs are maintained to monitor different food processes.
No violation noted during this evaluation.
07/21/2015Routine
The purpose of today's visit was to investigate a complaint regarding a foodborne illness after eating a tomato and mozzarella cheese flat bread with chips. There were no ill employees during the past two weeks and there were no other complaints of foodborne illness reported. Food temperatures were within the acceptable range and sanitation was good. Complaint could not be confirmed based on today's observations.
No violation noted during this evaluation.
07/21/2015Complaint
Note to Manger:
(1) Provide a refresher training on foodborne illnesses and your employee health policy to employees at regular intervals.
(2) Repair the cabinet door under the tea dispenser.
Please email the following to the Health Department within 10 days:
(1) Service report for the 4 Drawer Prep Cooler
(2) CFM card

  • Critical: Cold Holding of Potentially Hazardous Food at 41°F or less (corrected on site)
    Observation: The following food items were observed cold holding at improper temperatures using a calibrated food temperature measuring device: 4 DRAWER PREP COOLER (L#1)- (1) SLICED TOMATO AT 47F, (2) CUT TOMATO AT 45F (3) CHEDDAR CHEESE AT 44F.
    Correction: Potentially hazardous foods (time/temperature conrol for safety food) shall be held cold at a temperature of 41°F or below. DISCARDED FOOD AND WILL SERVICE THE COOLER.
  • Equipment / Good Repair / Operation
    Observation: The following refrigeration unit is not operating properly and is unable to maintain cold food at or below 41°F: 4 DRAWER PREP COOLER L#1
    Correction: Repair/adjust the unit so it is able to maintain foods at or below 41°F. Do not use the unit to store potentially hazardous foods while it is not operating properly. PLEASE EMAIL A COPY OF THE SERVICE REPORT TO THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT WITHIN 10 DAYS.
  • Equip/Utensils/Linens/Single-Service/Invert, Cover (corrected on site) (repeated violation)
    Observation: Clean SINGLE USE FORKS, KNIVES, SPOONS were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
    Correction: Clean equipment and utensils shall be stored in a self-draining position that allows air drying and covered/inverted. REARRANGED UTENSILS AND MANAGER TRAINED STAFF.
  • Certified Food Manager/Certificate Process
    Observation: The person in charge (PIC) has a valid certificate of successful completion of a Certified Food Manager (CFM) exam but does not possess the CFM card issued by ORS Interactive, Inc.
    Correction: Food managers who possess a valid certificate of passing a food safety exam shall obtain the photo identification card from ORS Interactive, Inc. (see handout provided). A copy of the photo identification card can be faxed to the food safety section at (703) 653-9448. Failure to provide a copy of the photo identification card may result in further enforcement action. PLEASE EMAIL A COPY OF THE CFM CARD TO THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT WITHIN 10 DAYS.
02/23/2015Routine
  • Nonfood-Contact Surfaces Clean at Frequency to Preclude Accumulation
    Observation: The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment had accumulations of grime and debris: gaskets in coolers
    Correction: Nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment and utensils shall be cleaned at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues.
  • Refuse / Cover Receptacles / Outdoors / Tight-Fitting Lids
    Observation: Outside refuse container was uncovered.
    Correction: Receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables, and returnables shall be kept covered with tight fitting lids or doors if kept outside the food establishment.
10/31/2014Routine
  • Critical: Cold Holding of Potentially Hazardous Food at 41°F or less (corrected on site)
    Observation: The following food item(s) were observed cold holding at improper temperatures using a calibrated food temperature measuring device: 1) cream cheese 56F, cream cheese 56F, butter 57F in beverage air 2dr prep cooler, 2) cooked chicken 47F, butter 49F in true 3dr preptop cooler
    Correction: Potentially hazardous foods (time/temperature control for safety food) shall be held cold at a temperature of 41°F or below unless the permit holder is using "time as public health control" as specified under 3-501.19 to limit bacteria growth. all items in both coolers were removed and put back in the walkin
  • Handwashing Sink / Used for Hand Wash Only (repeated violation)
    Observation: Observed the handsink by the 3dr preptop cooler being used to fill water for buckets
    Correction: Handsinks are to be used only for washing hands to encourage proper hand washing and to prevent contamination of cleaned hands.
04/30/2014Risk Factor
The purpose of this visit was to conduct a follow-up inspection on the dish machine since no invoice was created and received. Dish machine was observed to not be sanitizing in the beginning of inspection. After several runs and pushing the sanitizing prime button, the dish machine was able to sanitize food contact surfaces. As a reminder, please make sure to test the dish machine before the first use!
  • Critical: Chlorine Sanitizer Solution Concentration based on pH and Water Temp (corrected on site)
    Observation: When tested, the chlorine-based sanitizing solution was observed to be at a concentration less than what is required for effective sanitization of food-contact surfaces of equipment and utensils. Observed the sanitizing solution in the dish machine with a concentration of 0 ppm total chlorine.
    Correction: A chlorine-based sanitizing solution shall have a minimum concentration of at least 50 to100 ppm total chlorine when tested using the appropriate test kit. PIC ran machine with santizing prime button and machine was able to sanitize
10/30/2013Other
  • Critical: Chlorine Sanitizer Solution Concentration based on pH and Water Temp (corrected on site)
    Observation: When tested, the chlorine-based sanitizing solution was observed to be at a concentration less than what is required for effective sanitization of food-contact surfaces of equipment and utensils. Observed the sanitizing solution in the dish machine with a concentration of 0 ppm total chlorine.
    Correction: A chlorine-based sanitizing solution shall have a minimum concentration of at least 50 to100 ppm total chlorine when tested using the appropriate test kit. DISCONTINUED USE AND FOOD EMPLOYES WILL HAND WASH, RINSE, AND SANITIZE
  • Cutting Boards / Resurface / Discard
    Observation: The cutting board(s) along the back kitchen is heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Correction: Surfaces such as cutting blocks and boards that are subject to scratching and scoring shall be resurfaced if they can no longer be effectively cleaned and sanitized, or discarded if they are not capable of being resurfaced.
  • Critical: Food-Contact Surface Sanitized before Use after Cleaning (corrected on site)
    Observation: The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized: FOOD CONTAINERS
    Correction: All utensils and food-contact surfaces of equipment shall be sanitized before use and after cleaning. FOOD EMPLOYEE HAND SANITIZE FOOD CONTAINERS
  • Storage of Clean Equipment & Utensils, Self-Draining Position/Covered/Inverted
    Observation: Clean utensils were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
    Correction: Clean equipment and utensils shall be stored in a self-draining position that allows air drying and covered/inverted.
  • Single-Service & Single-Use, Displayed & Dispensed / Prevent Contamination
    Observation: utensils were found handled, displayed or dispensed with the food or lip-contact surface facing upward.
    Correction: Single-service items and cleaned/sanitized utensils shall be handled, displayed, and dispensed so that contamination of food and lip contact surfaces are prevented.
  • Handwashing Sink / Accessible at All Times
    Observation: The handwashing facility located in the back kitchen is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
    Correction: A handwashing sink shall be maintained so that it is accessible at all times for employee use.
  • Handwashing Sink / Used for Hand Wash Only
    Observation: Observed the handsink in the front by cashier area being used to hold sanitizer bucket and dump sink
    Correction: Handsinks are to be used only for washing hands to encourage proper hand washing and to prevent contamination of cleaned hands.
  • Refuse / Outside Storage Prohibitions
    Observation: Unprotected plastic waste bags used to store miscellaneous refuse are stored unprotected from pests and rodents outside the establishment.
    Correction: Refuse receptacles not meeting the requirements specified under 5-501.13(A) such as receptacles that are not rodent resistant, unprotected plastic bags and paper bags, or baled units that contain materials with food residue may not be stored outside.
  • Recyclables / Outside Storage Prohibitions
    Observation: Discarded products with food residue are being stored outside of refuse containers, outside of the establishment.
    Correction: Cardboard or other packaging material that does not contain food residues and that is awaiting regularly scheduled delivery to a recycling or disposal site may be stored outside without being in a covered receptacle if it is stored so that it does not create a rodent harborage problem.
  • Refuse / Cover Receptacles / Outdoors / Tight-Fitting Lids
    Observation: Outside refuse containers were uncovered.
    Correction: Receptacles and waste handling units for refuse, recyclables, and returnables shall be kept covered with tight fitting lids or doors if kept outside the food establishment.
  • Cleaning Frequency for Physical Facilities
    Observation: Observed that the wall along the dish machine area is in need of cleaning.
    Correction: Clean the physical facilities at a frequency necessary to ensure the protection and safe preparation of food.
07/30/2013Routine
Today’s inspection was to conduct a Risk Factor Assessment.
Additional Equipment Temperature:
1. True 2dr prep cooler #2- 46F
Time as Public Health Control is already practiced for milk carafes (4hrs) at coffee bar.
If you have any questions or concerns, please call 703-246-2444. Thank You.

  • Critical: Responsibility of PIC to Require Food Employees to Report GI Symptoms or Cuts, Disease, Medical Condition or Exposure to PIC
    Observation: Upon discussion with the person-in-charge, one or more of the elements of an effective employee health policy is either missing or incomplete. A complete employee health policy is required to be in place at the food establishment. At the time of this inspection, the Health Department provided and reviewed handouts and resource information in a red folder labeled "Employee Health Policy.
    Correction: A complete employee health policy must have the following elements:
    1) Employee training on foodborne illness, particularly symptoms of illness and prevention of the Big Five illnesses (see "What is Foodborne Illness" handout)
  • Critical: Quaternary Ammonium Compound Sanitizer Solution Concentration per Use Directions (corrected on site)
    Observation: When tested, the quaternary ammonium compound-based sanitizing solution was observed to be at a concentration less than what is required for effective sanitization of food-contact surfaces of equipment and utensils. Observed the sanitizing solution in the sanitizing bucket with a concentration of 100 ppm total quaternary ammonium compound. CFM changed bucket and solution was at 200 ppm.
    Correction: The quaternary ammonium sanitizer used in this facility shall have a minimum concentration of at least 200 ppm OR a concentration between 150-400ppm based on the manufacturer's use directions and using the appropriate test kit.
01/11/2013Risk Factor

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