Ramada Ltd, 515 N Military Hwy., Norfolk, VA 23502 - Hotel Continental Breakfast inspection findings and violations



Business Info

Restaurant: Ramada Ltd
Address: 515 N Military Hwy., Norfolk, VA 23502
Type: Hotel Continental Breakfast
Phone: 757 461-1880
Total inspections: 8
Last inspection: 10/30/2015

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Inspection findings

Inspection date

Type

No follow-up needed.
No violation noted during this evaluation.
10/30/2015Follow-up
Digital thermometer not purchased. Owner purchased ambient thermometer. Owner went to food handler class so that he can be the one that breaks down breakfast.
  • Temperature - Food Temperature Measuring Devices - Provided (repeated violation)
    Observation: The certified food manager could not provide a digital food temperature measuring device.
    Correction: Obtain at least one food temperature measuring device so employees can properly monitor the temperature of food items in the establishment.
10/22/2015Follow-up
Flyer for recertification provided to CFM.
  • Critical: Demonstration of Knowledge*
    Observation: A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
    Correction: A food service employee shall have a valid food service card prior to working in the food service establishment. The person in charge shall not employ anyone to work in the food service establishment until they posses a valid food service card. A food service employee shall have a valid food service card while working in a food establishment.
  • Temperature - Food Temperature Measuring Devices - Provided
    Observation: The certified food manager could not provide a digital food temperature measuring device.
    Correction: Obtain at least one food temperature measuring device so employees can properly monitor the temperature of food items in the establishment.
  • Critical: Equipment and Utensils - Before Use After Cleaning* (repeated violation)
    Observation: The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized: pans/trays.
    Correction: After cleaning and rinsing of the food-contact surface, the surface shall be effectively sanitized before coming in contact with food and before use.
  • Equipment and Utensils, Air-Drying Required (corrected on site)
    Observation: Pans/trays were observed cloth-dried rather than air-dried after cleaning and chemical sanitization.
    Correction: Items must be allowed to drain and air-dry before being stacked or stored. Cloth-drying may transfer microorganisms to equipment or utensils.
10/08/2015Routine
Permit issued to CFM.
  • Critical: Food - Potentially Hazardous Food: Cold Holding* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Milk, cream cheese, and hard boiled eggs cold holding at improper temperatures
    Correction: Cold hold potentially hazardous food at 41°F or below to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria.
  • Critical: Date Marking - Ready-to-Eat; Potentially Hazardous Food; Date Marking*
    Observation: The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) hard boiled eggs in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
    Correction: Mark the name and ""consume by"" date on the container of RTE foods at the time of preparation if the food is to be held for more than 24 hours. If the food is held at 41°F or below the food shall be served or sold within 7 calendar days. Some harmful bacteria continue to grow even at refrigeration temperatures so limiting the amount of time in storage limits the amount of growth allowed for these bacteria.
  • Critical: Time as a Public Health Control* (corrected on site)
    Observation: No written procedures for the use of time as a public health control with potentially hazardous foods.
    Correction: Provide written procedures for the use of time as a public health control. The procedures must include the following steps or practices: a. Food must be marked with the time within which it must be cooked, served or discarded. b. The food is served or discarded within four hours from the time when the food is removed from temperature control c. Food in unmarked containers or packages, or for which the time expires is discarded and d. Written procedures are maintained in the food establishment and made available to the regulatory authority upon request e. Once time is implemented as a control measure for potentially hazardous food, no other measures may be substituted.
  • Critical: Handwashing - Using a Handwashing Lavatory* (corrected on site)
    Observation: The handwashing facility located in the kitchen is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
    Correction: Access to the handwashing facility identified above is to be available during all hours of operation. Remove the wiping cloths preventing its use.
04/03/2015Routine
  • Non-Food Contact Surfaces
    Observation: The nonfood contact surface of the hot plate had accumulations of grime and debris.
    Correction: Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • Critical: Equipment and Utensils - Before Use After Cleaning*
    Observation: The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized: Large pot for hard boiling raw shell eggs.
    Correction: After cleaning and rinsing of the food-contact surface, the surface shall be effectively sanitized before coming in contact with food and before use.
  • Prohibitions
    Observation: Clean equipment was found stored under the handsink, and in a cabinet with vacuum extensions.
    Correction: Discontinue storage of clean equipment and utensils in a location subject to contamination.
  • Premises - Maintaining Premises; Unnecessary Items and Litter
    Observation: Facility is storing unused items to the operation or maintenance of the establishment.
    Correction: Remove all unnecessary items from the facility. The presence of unnecessary articles, including equipment which is no longer used, makes regular and effective cleaning more difficult and less likely. It can also provide harborage for insects and rodents.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions
    Observation: Wall behind microwaves/cooler/freezer, cabinets, and shelves in the kitchen noted in need of cleaning.
    Correction: 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.
09/17/2014Routine
Clean up dead pests as they are found. All foods are pre-packaged or not TCS foods. No critical violations were observed - permit was issued.
No violation noted during this evaluation.
03/19/2014Risk Factor
Recommendation of increased frequency of pest control. Recommended unnecessary equipment be removed from premises if not used.
No violation noted during this evaluation.
09/27/2013Routine
  • Critical: Demonstration of Knowledge*
    Observation: The person in charge failed to posses a certified food service manager's card.
    Correction: One CFM must be present during all hours when continental breakfast is in operation.
  • Critical: Demonstration of Knowledge*
    Observation: A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
    Correction: A food service employee shall have a valid food service card prior to working in the food service establishment. The person in charge shall not employ anyone to work in the food service establishment until they posses a valid food service card. A food service employee shall have a valid food service card while working in a food establishment.
  • Hair Restraints - Effectiveness
    Observation: Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
    Correction: Ensure all employees wear hair restraints such as hats, hair coverings or nets, beard restraints, and clothing that covers body hair, that are designed and worn to effectively keep their hair from contacting exposed food clean equipment, utensils, and linens, and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.
  • Cloths - Wiping Cloths; Use Limitation
    Observation: Improper use of dry wiping cloths.
    Correction: Ensure dry cloths are used for wiping food spills from tableware and carryout containers. Must use material that is smooth and easily cleanable to hold fruits
  • Temperature Measuring Devices
    Observation: There was no temperature measuring device located in the cooler or drawer units.
    Correction: 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.
  • Temperature - Food Temperature Measuring Devices - Provided
    Observation: The manager could not provide a food temperature measuring device.
    Correction: Obtain at least one food temperature measuring device so employees can properly monitor the temperature of food items in the establishment.
  • Critical: Equipment - Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces, and Utensils
    Observation: Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: toaster
    Correction: Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • Equipment - Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces, and Utensils
    Observation: Cabinets under cereal dispensers were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, and/or food residue.
    Correction: Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
  • Equipment, Utensils, Linens, and Single-Service and Single-Use Articles
    Observation: Clean food contact equipment were found stored on the floor in one area and under sewer lines in another area of the establishment,
    Correction: Store food-contact equipment in a clean, dry location where not exposed to splash, dust or other contamination at least 6 inches above the floor.
  • Critical: Handwashing - Using a Handwashing Lavatory* (corrected on site)
    Observation: The handwashing facility located in the prep area is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
    Correction: Access to the handwashing facility identified above is to be available during all hours of operation.
  • Refuse - Maintaining Refuse Areas and Enclosures
    Observation: Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
    Correction: The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • Hand Drying Provision
    Observation: No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing lavatory in the bathroom.
    Correction: Hand drying devices such as individual disposable paper towels, a continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel or heated air hand drying device must be provided at all hand washing lavatories to encourage proper hand washing and avoid employees to drying their hands on their clothing or other unclean materials
  • Physical Facilities in Good Repair
    Observation: Mop room and cabinets under 3 compartment sink is not maintained in good repair
    Correction: Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • Handwashing Lavatories - Maintaining and Using Handwashing Lavatories
    Observation: Handwashing facilities in bathroom are unclean and not maintained
    Correction: Keep handwashing facilities clean and maintained to encourage proper handwashing.
  • Toilet Rooms - Closing Toilet Room Doors
    Observation: Toilet room doors are being kept open
    Correction: Keep toilet room doors closed except when cleaning or during maintenance operations to prevent insect and rodent entrance and the associated potential for the spread of disease.
  • Critical: Toxics - Common Name/working Containers of Toxics*
    Observation: Working containers of cleaning chemicals are not properly labeled.
    Correction: Working containers of toxic items are to be properly labeled with contents. Identification of these containers with the common name of the material helps prevent the dangerous misuse of the contents.
  • Conformance with Approved Procedures
    Observation: Temperature logs are not being maintained by the establishment.
    Correction: Maintain accurate temperature logs.
03/15/2013Routine

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