Ruby Tuesday, 3585 Riverside Dr., Danville, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Ruby Tuesday
Address: 3585 Riverside Dr., Danville, Virginia
Phone: (434) 791-2977
Total inspections: 17
Last inspection: Apr 23, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Repeat Ribs, tilapia, cheese, pasta and sliced tomatoes cold holding at improper temperature.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting boards in kitchen are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following utensils were observed soiled to sight and touch: seasoning shakers and serving utensils.
  • 1770 C - Repeat Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Overhead grill area.
April 23, 2009Follow-up22Details / Comments
  • 0480 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Unlabeled food containers of sugar, rib seasoning and Ruby Tuesday seasoning.
  • 0550 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Repeat Ribs, tilapia, cheese, pasta and sliced tomatoes cold holding at improper temperature.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting boards in kitchen are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following utensils were observed soiled to sight and touch: seasoning shakers and serving utensils.
  • 1770 C - Repeat Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Overhead grill area.
  • 2020 A (single-service/single-use) - Single-service or single-use articles not handled, displayed, or dispensed so that the food- or lip-contact surfaces are protected from contamination
  • 2350 ii - Plumbing connections under the handsink are leaking.
April 08, 2009Routine26Details / Comments
  • 0760 - Critical Repeat Creamed potatoes for hot holding were not reheated to 165F within 2 hours to eliminate pathogenic bacteria.
  • 0820 A 1 - Critical Repeat Creamed potatoes hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1580 - Repeat The cutting boards along the top prep units are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
July 28, 2008Follow-up21Details / Comments
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers of sugar and rib seasoning..
  • 0550 - Ice scoop improperly stored between uses.
  • 0690 - Bug zapper located such that contamination of foods may occur.
  • 0760 - Critical Creamed potatoes for hot holding were not reheated to 165F within 2 hours to eliminate pathogenic bacteria.
  • 0820 A 1 - Critical Creamed potatoes hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Cheese, chopped ham, pasta salad, potato salad, chopped eggs, hamburger, steak, chicken, chopped chicken, shrimp, milk, and ham cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the refrigeration units.
  • 1450 - Salad refrigeration unit, undercounter refrigeration units, salad bar, and walk-in unit cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1510 - The person in charge could not provide a food temperature measuring device for measuring thin foods.
  • 1570 - Walk-in freezer was observed in a state of disrepair. Ice accumulations overhead.
  • 1580 - The cutting boards along the top prep units are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: refrigeration units.
  • 2020 - Spoons were found handled, displayed or dispensed with the food or lip-contact surface facing upward.
  • 3350 - Insecticide found in the food establishment.
  • 3380 - Critical Sanitizer used in wiping cloth buckets at improper concentration.
June 30, 2008Routine411Details / Comments
  • 0080 - Employees or applicants are not aware of the reporting procedures concerning information about their health and activities if they are suspected of causing, or being exposed to a confirmed disease outbreak caused by Salmonella Typhi, Shigella spp., Escherichia coli O157:H7 or Hepatitis A virus.
  • 0220 - Corrected During Inspection Critical In use open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils. An employee open drinking cup stored on a shelf inside a 2-door refrigerated unit in the grill area.
  • 0540 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Food in contact with soiled equipment or utensils. Employee working with raw ground beef on refrigerated unit prep board without washing, rinsing, & sanitizing the area before working with and handling ready-t-eat food items.
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection Scoops & tongs stored in sanitizing solutions not rinsed before using in food products. Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.
  • 0610 - Corrected During Inspection Employee working with raw ground beef on cutting board beside ready-to-eat food items.Food stored in a location where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination.
  • 0800 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following food times are noted not being adequately cooled to prevent the growth of harmful bacteria: (1) mashed potatoes inside the 2-door upright unit in the grill area (55 degrees Fahrenheit), (2) sliced/diced tomatoes (45/46 degrees Fahrenheit), (3) baked potatoes used for making potato salad (86 degrees Fahrenheit).
  • 1190 - No thermometers to measure the ambient air temperatures in the following units: 2-door refrigerated upright unit in the grill area, the sandwich unit across from the grill, and the walk-in cooler
  • 3360 - Corrected During Inspection Critical A can of fly spray was observed on a shelf in the kitchen area. According to the PIC, the fly spray is used around the inside area of the back door & in the dining room areas. Pesticides are not being applied by a certified applicator
July 18, 2007Routine44Details / Comments
0470 - Critical Different types of raw animal foods stored in such a manner that may cause cross contamination.April 26, 2007Critical Procedures10Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Walk-in cooler cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1770 B - Repeat Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: inside oven area
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
October 16, 2006Follow-up12Details / Comments
  • 1320 - Repeat There was no temperature measuring device located in the refrigerators/freezers
  • 1600 - The interior surfaces of the mechanical warewashing machine are soiled with (food debris, limescale) that may decrease the effectiveness of the unit.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: cutting boards
  • 1770 B - Repeat Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: inside oven areas
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: inside bottome areas and sides of small refrigerator, inside top areas of microwave oven
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves, countertops, knife holders, hand sinksd, hood/vent system, outside areas of equipment such as stove top burners, deep fryers, inside bar glass cooler have accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 1930 - Soiled linens were found stored in a location that may directly or indirectly contaminate food or food-contact surfaces.
  • 3180 - Toilet room fixtures noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
October 10, 2006Routine18Details / Comments
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the refrigerator
  • 1570 - Plates was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1770 B - Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: ice cream freezer, food prep tables, inside oven
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the outside areas of equipment has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
May 18, 2006Routine05Details / Comments
  • 0450 C - Excessive bare hand contact with exposed food that is not in a ready-to-eat (RTE) form.Bowl or utensil without handle used to dispense food.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: potato oven
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves, countertops has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3170 - Hood filters are not maintained in good repair
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
November 04, 2005Routine14Details / Comments
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: inside oven, can opener, blackened food pots
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of thestove top burners has accumulations of grime and debris.
June 09, 2005Routine11Details / Comments
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: baked potatoe oven
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the shelves in food prep area has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
  • 3190 - Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
February 24, 2005Routine13Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. October 08, 2004Routine00Details / Comments
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the walkin unit and freezer
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: inside and outside of oven, deep fryers, ice cream freezer
May 26, 2004Routine12Details / Comments
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 1770 - Repeat Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: oven, broilers, microwave oven,baking sheets, shelves inside walkin coolers
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the shelves, countertops, outside areas of grill,microwave ovens, dishwash machine had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2890 - Light bulb in hood and walkin cooler not shielded, coated, or otherwise shatter-resistent.
February 17, 2004Routine04Details / Comments
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the food prep area
  • 1770 - Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: inside area of broilers
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the outside area of broilers,top areas of tall equipment, high shelves,outside area of dishwash machine, inside area of dishwash machine had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 1530 - There is no test kit located in the facility bar sink area for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
November 14, 2003Routine05Details / Comments
  • 1960 - Clear plastic containers were found stacked while wet after cleaning and chemical sanitization.
  • 0470 - Unwrapped or uncovered food in the spice storage area.
  • 0480 - Unlabeled food containers.
July 31, 2003Routine03Details / Comments

April 23, 2009 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
0820-2 - Sliced cheese in sandwich prep unit continues to cold hold at improper temperatures.
PIC chooses to resolve issue by relocating cheese to another refrigeration unit.
1770-A - Seasoning shaker found soiled. Serving utensil found clean.
1580 - Cutting boards not resurfaced or replaced. They remain heavily scratched.
1770-C - Overhead grill hood area scheduled to be cleaned tonight. PIC to fax documentation verifying cleaning to VDH.

Employee health policy has been implemented.

April 08, 2009 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
chicken - 29 degrees Fahrenheit.
steak - 41 degrees Fahrenheit.
potatoes - 41 degrees Fahrenheit.
sour cream - 41 degrees Fahrenheit.
shrimp - 11 degrees Fahrenheit.
potato salad - 36 degrees Fahrenheit.
An example Employee Health Policy was discussed with PIC.

July 28, 2008 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
Creamed potatoes reheating procedure and hot holding temperatures could not be assessed during this inspection since creamed potatoes were not prepared.
Documentation of employee health policy could not be located by PIC during inspection. Store manager was not available during today's inspection.
Date marking is to be implemented on foods cold holding for more than 24 hours.
PIC states that scored cutting boards will be removed.

June 30, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Consumer Advisory posted on menu for applicable items.
chopped chicken - 52 degrees F.
raw shrimp - 48 degrees F.
ribs - 41 degrees F.
salmon - 33 degrees F.
milk - 43, 45 degrees F.
PIC to report on critical violations within 24 hours.
Dishmachine operating properly.
Discussed employee health policy with PIC.

July 18, 2007 (Routine)


Violations:

April 26, 2007 (Critical Procedures)


Violation: 0470 - Critical Different types of raw animal foods stored in such a manner that may cause cross contamination.
Separate types of raw animal foods from each other such as beef, fish, lamb pork, and poultry during storage, preparation, holding, and display by the following: (a) Using separate equipment for each type. (b) Arranging each type of food in equipment so that cross contamination of one type with another is prevented. (c) Preparing each type of food at different times or in separate areas.
Comments:
Spoke to manager about PIC responsibilities, overall inspection was good

October 16, 2006 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
all other violations corrected

October 10, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
No thermometers in any refrigerator/freezer units. Also no foods being preped at this time, so no food temps taken at this time. Reinspect 10/16

May 18, 2006 (Routine)


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November 04, 2005 (Routine)


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June 09, 2005 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
good

February 24, 2005 (Routine)


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October 08, 2004 (Routine)

Comments:
good

May 26, 2004 (Routine)


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February 17, 2004 (Routine)


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November 14, 2003 (Routine)


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July 31, 2003 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Very good!! Issue permit.

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