Papa John's Pizza #1682, 4814 Dale Blvd, Dale City, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Papa John's Pizza #1682
Address: 4814 Dale Blvd, Dale City, Virginia
Phone: (703) 583-7272
Total inspections: 12
Last inspection: Jun 18, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: pizza oven.
  • 3250 - Toilet room doors are being kept open
  • 3300 - Facility is storing unnecessary items to the operation or maintenance of the establishment.
  • 3660 - Repeat Permit is not posted in a place where it is readily observable by the public.
June 18, 2009Routine14Details / Comments
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Garlic (69 degrees) and pizza dipping (67 degrees) sauces out of temperature.
  • 1010 - Sponges found on shelf above the 3-vat sink.
  • 1150 - Inverted dough pan being used for a storage platform is not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable.
  • 2660 - There is no covered refuse container in the employee restroom.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in walk-in cooler not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistant.
  • 3030 - No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory by the 3-vat sink.
  • 3170 - Restroom door badly damaged.
  • 3660 - Current permit not posted.
September 22, 2008Routine17Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. April 24, 2008Routine00Details / Comments
  • 0550 - In-use utensils improperly stored between use.
  • 0550 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.
January 16, 2008Routine01Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Food stored in bottom of deli cooler not covered/packaged properly.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Handsink in warewashing area dirty with food particles.
  • 2650 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat No trash cans provided at handsinks.
  • 2720 - Dumpster lids are left open.
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection No paper towels at handsink in warewashing area.
  • 3170 - Employee rest-room door is not in good repair.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Chemical storage on hoses connecting to pizza ovens.
January 25, 2007Routine34Details / Comments
  • 0850 - Corrected During Inspection Critical garlic sauce for which time rather than temperature is being used as a control was not labeled or otherwise marked with a 4 hour cook, serve or discard by time.
  • 1010 - Sponges are being used to wipe down food contact surface of the equipment.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: can opener
  • 3050 - No waste receptacle provided at handwashing lavatories in kitchen handsinks.
  • 3340 - Critical Containers of sanitizing agent are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
March 14, 2006Routine32Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Repeat Chicken, garlic sauce at, 49 and 52 degrees Fahrenheit, cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1190 - There is not an ambient (air/water) temperature measuring device (degrees F) in the reach in cooler.
  • 1570 - Reach in cooler, service sink and wic curtains were observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the reach in cooler had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2310 - Critical The handwashing facility located at the food prep area is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
  • 2650 - Corrected During Inspection There is no refuse container at the area immediately adjacent to the food preparation area hand sink.
April 11, 2005Routine24Details / Comments
  • 2720 - Observed filled refuse containers stored in the establishment containing food residue wastes without lids.
  • 1180 - The food temperature measuring device (degrees F)-metal stem thermometer located in the @EQUIPMENT@ is not accurate---10-20oF out of calibration
  • 3240 - Repeat Handwashing facilities are unclean and not maintained-faucet loose and leaking
  • 0070 - Employees are not properly trained in food safety as it relates to their assigned duties--manager certification not available.
  • 1700 - Critical Quaternary Ammonium sanitizing solution used was not at an acceptable concentration.
December 09, 2004Follow-up14Details / Comments
  • 3660 - Permit is not posted in a place where it is readily observable by the public.
  • 1060 - The nonfood contact surface of the wire shelving over 3-comp.sink is not corrosion resistant, nonabsorbent, and/or smooth.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the worn, soiled pizza bags had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 1100 - The food contact surface of the @blade of slicer is not smooth, contains cracks, chips, or pits and can not be easily cleaned.
  • 3050 - No waste receptacle provided at handwashing lavatories in front
  • 3240 - Handwashing facilities are unclean and not maintained
  • 3080 - Less than 20 foot candles of light was noted in the rear of facility
  • 1580 - The cutting board(s) along the at rear prep area are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 2720 - Observed filled refuse containers stored in the establishment containing food residue wastes without lids.
  • 2720 - Outside refuse container was uncovered.
  • 2760 - Refuse containers are stored full overnight at the @LOCATION@ causing an attractant to pests.
  • 2600 - The outdoor refuse container is stored on absorbent material.
  • 0820 - Critical In bottom of sandwich bar-chicken at 49oF-- cold holding at improper temperatures. corrected
November 22, 2004Routine111Details / Comments
3170 - rear exit door needs paintingMarch 10, 2003Routine01Details / Comments
3170 - Rear exit door need paintingMarch 10, 2003Routine01Details / Comments
  • 3220 - Mops and brooms not hung up to air dry.
  • 2760 - trash cans full in kitchen area
January 09, 2003Routine02Details / Comments

June 18, 2009 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Discussed violations with the person-in-charge

September 22, 2008 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Purpose of site visit - investigation a complaint. Reviewed employee heath policy and handwashing procedures with manager. Manager states that sauces have a shelf life longer than 4 hours out of temperature as per a Papa John's email. 3-vat sink setup / usage signage posted. Manager given a new foodservice permit application and fee schedule, and advised to submit the application immediately. Discussed hot water capacity of hot water heater (HWH) with manager; HWH to be replaced.

April 24, 2008 (Routine)

No violations noted. Good compliace with past inspections. Spoke with manager concerning employee health policy, and reminded him to speak with employees concerning policy.

January 16, 2008 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
New food regulations left with manger. Spoke to manger concerning glove use. Good use of date labeling.

January 25, 2007 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Certified food manager information is to be faxed to the health department within 1 week. Current permit expires on 2/25/2007. Permit application left with person in charge. Left pandemic flu handout, ALERT card with person in charge.

March 14, 2006 (Routine)


April 11, 2005 (Routine)


December 09, 2004 (Follow-up)


November 22, 2004 (Routine)


March 10, 2003 (Routine)

Violation: 3170 - rear exit door needs painting
paint rear exit door

March 10, 2003 (Routine)

Violation: 3170 - Rear exit door need painting

January 09, 2003 (Routine)

Violations: Comments:
Two non critical violations were found.

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