Reynolds Cafe', 6641 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230 - Fast Food Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Reynolds Cafe'
Address: 6641 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23230
Type: Fast Food Restaurant
Phone: 804 282-4055
Total inspections: 8
Last inspection: 03/02/2016

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No violation noted during this evaluation.03/02/2016Risk Factor
Handwashing and glove use ok. Permit issued.
  • Food Display
    Observation: Chips at salad bar not protected.
    Correction: Protect food on display by the use of packaging - counter, service line, or salad bar food guards - display cases - or other effective means to prevent contamination.
  • Thawing (repeated violation)
    Observation: Grilled chicken thawing under oven.
    Correction: Thaw potentially hazardous foods by either of the following methods: 1. Under refrigeration that maintains food temperature at 41°F (45°F) 2. Completely submerged under running water at a temperature of 70°F or below with sufficient water velocity to agitate and float off loose particles in an overflow. Ready-to-eat food shall not exceed 41°F and raw animal foods shall not exceed 41°F for more than four hours 3. As part of the cooking process
  • Equipment - Good Repair and Proper Adjustment
    Observation: Large make table is not working.
    Correction: Repair or remove.
  • Equipment - Non-Food Contact Surfaces and Utensils
    Observation: Inside ice machine needs cleaning.
    Correction: Clean and sanitize.
  • Handwashing Lavatory, Water Temperature, and Flow
    Observation: Hot water was turned off at hand sink.
    Correction: Have hot and cold water availalbe at hand sink at all times.
Facility is very clean and well maintained. Salad bar TCS items are on time control. Thaw chicken in refrigerator.
No violation noted during this evaluation.
01/22/2015Risk Factor
Salad bar is set up at 11 and broken down at 1:30. Owner discards chicken, cheese, eggs, and melons or takes them home. Permit can be issued after invoice is processed.
  • Thawing (corrected on site)
    Observation: Grilled chicken patties thawing under oven.
    Correction: Thaw inside refrigerator. Plan ahead. Chicken was placed into refrigerator.
  • Critical: Food - Potentially Hazardous Food - Cold Holding* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Grilled chicken breasts on ice found at 46 F.
    Correction: Hold at 41 F or below. PIC removed some of the product and placed into smaller pan surrounded by ice. Set up meats, cheeses and sliced tomatoes with plenty of ice.
  • Nonfood Contact Surfaces
    Observation: Bare wood blocks found under freezer.
    Correction: Seal for cleanability. You may use a washable paint.
  • Equipment - Food Contact Surfaces, Nonfood Contact Surfaces, and Utensils
    Observation: Shelf under cutting boards is dirty.
    Correction: Clean.
  • Equipment - Cooking and Baking Equipment
    Observation: The cavity of the microwave oven is observed soiled.
    Correction: Using the manufacturer's recommended cleaning procedure, clean the microwave oven at least every 24 hours.
Improper thawing. Chicken found thawing at room temperature. It is best to thaw inside the refrigerator but it takes planning. Salad items are not kept for the next day.
  • Critical: Food - Potentially Hazardous Food - Cold Holding*
    Observation: Chicken found at 56 F.
    Correction: Chicken was placed back into cooler.
01/30/2014Risk Factor
Make table has not been repaired. Food has been placed on ice: ham 39.9 degrees, roast beef 40 degrees. Owner intends to put only amount of food in unit for lunch 11-3. If food is not held at 41 degrees during lunch, discard. Use thermometer to monitor temperatures. Salad bar food is taken home each night and not kept for next day service. Use 3 door refrigerator for cheeses and back up food. Write a time control policy if needed. Permit issued.
No violation noted during this evaluation.
Do not store potentially hazardous foods inside tall reach-in (breads, vegetables, whole fruit is okay). Permit expires 7/31/13. Call for reinspection. Fire department will not allow use of flat top grill. Don't forget to date container of bologna upon opening. Clean slicer thoroughly. Remove from kitchen if not using.
  • Food Storage Containers - Identified with Common Name of Food
    Observation: Unlabeled crumbs.
    Correction: Identify.
  • Critical: Food - Potentially Hazardous Food - Cold Holding* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Shredded cheese on counter at 59.9 degrees.
    Correction: Place on salad bar and not on counter. Maintain 41 degrees. Cheese was relocated to salad bar.
  • Cooling, Heating, and Holding Capacities
    Observation: Large make table is not working.
    Correction: Owner removed from unit below. Meats and cheeses were placed in above unit but will be discarded at 3 p.m. Service person has been called.
  • Plumbing System Maintained in Good Repair
    Observation: Hot water drips at handsink.
    Correction: Repair.
Very clean kitchen. Personal drinks to have lids and straws.
  • Critical: Time as a Public Health Control* (repeated violation)
    Observation: Some items on salad bar are on time control. No written policy. Pasta salad 61 degrees. I was told these items will be discarded after lunch.
    Correction: Write a policy that states you discard after lunch. Items that are time temperature controlled for safety (TCS) foods to be on this list, such as proteins (eggs, tuna, cottage cheese, cheese, sea legs, egg salad, chicken), cut melons, cut tomatoes, cooked pastas, cooked vegetables.
  • Critical: Food - Consumption of Raw or Undercooked Animal Foods
    Observation: Consumer advisory missing from menu.
    Correction: You must disclose that eggs can be cooked to order and remind that consuming undercooked eggs may result in an increased chance of a food related illness.
02/11/2013Risk Factor

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Added on Aug 18, 2016 1:28 PM
A great place to grab a bite to eat for lunch if you are on the Reynolds campus
Would you recommend Reynolds Cafe' to others? Yes
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