Saigon Star, #120 - 43150 Broadland Center Plaza, Ashburn, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Saigon Star
Address: #120 - 43150 Broadland Center Plaza, Ashburn, Virginia
Phone: (703) 723-2604
Total inspections: 23
Last inspection: Aug 24, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

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Details / Comments

  • 0240 - Corrected During Inspection Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0450 C - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Utensil without handle used to dispense food that is not ready-to-eat (RTE) allowing for a bare hand contact surface to come in contact with food item(s).
  • 0470 A 4 - Repeat Observed the following food was observed stored without being in packages, in covered containers, or wrapped: many foods in coolers.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the cooler interiors has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The handwashing facility located at the front is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
  • 3080 - Less than 20 foot candles of light was noted in the cooler.
  • 3200 - Vent filters in the hood system are not being maintained in a clean condition.
August 24, 2009Routine16Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical A food employee failed to wash his or her hands before engaging in food preparation, after touching bare human body parts, after coughing, sneezing, eating, after handling soiled utensils or after engaging in any activity which may have contaminated his/her hands.
  • 0450 C - Corrected During Inspection Utensil without handle used to dispense food that is not ready-to-eat (RTE) allowing for a bare hand contact surface to come in contact with food item(s).
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Different types of raw animal foods stored in such a manner that may cause cross contamination.
  • 0470 A 4 - Corrected During Inspection Observed the following food was observed stored without being in packages, in covered containers, or wrapped: many food items.
  • 0610 - Corrected During Inspection Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 0790 - Corrected During Inspection Improper methods used to thaw chicken..
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Eggs and bean sprouts cold holding at improper temperatures
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The handwashing facility located at the front and back is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
  • 3220 - Corrected During Inspection Mops not hung up to air dry.
May 06, 2009Routine45Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. February 23, 2009Routine00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. November 19, 2008Routine00Details / Comments
  • 0450 C - Corrected During Inspection Utensil without handle used to dispense food that is not ready-to-eat (RTE) allowing for a bare hand contact surface to come in contact with food item(s).
  • 0790 - Corrected During Inspection Improper methods used to thaw raw chicken.
  • 1780 - Critical The temperature measuring device probe was not observed cleaned before use and/or storage.
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the front handsink.
  • 3240 - Corrected During Inspection Handwashing facilities are unclean and not maintained
August 26, 2008Routine14Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. May 15, 2008Routine00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. February 05, 2008Routine00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. November 05, 2007Routine00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. August 23, 2007Routine00Details / Comments
  • 0570 - Corrected During Inspection Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: slicer and "clean" knives.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the floor behind the 3 vat and dishmachine have accumulations of grime and debris.
May 18, 2007Routine12Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Eggs cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 1450 - Repeat Walkin was overstocked and is not sufficient in number or capacity to meet the food storage demands of the establishment.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the floors/walls/ceilings have accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 1930 - Corrected During Inspection Soiled linens were found stored in a location that may directly or indirectly contaminate food or food-contact surfaces.
February 09, 2007Routine13Details / Comments
  • 1450 - Walkin was holding at 43F and is not sufficient in number or capacity to meet the food storage demands of the establishment. Door has been open.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: slicer.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the wall behind dishmachine has accumulations of grime and debris.
November 08, 2006Routine12Details / Comments
  • 0570 - Corrected During Inspection Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 1570 - The door gasket of the Kenmore freezer is damaged
  • 1580 - The cutting board(s) are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
August 03, 2006Routine03Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. April 25, 2006Routine00Details / Comments
3170 - Provide two bulbs for hood.January 20, 2006Routine01Details / Comments
0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw animal food holding in a manner that may cause cross contamination of to ready-to-eat food (RTE).November 01, 2005Routine10Details / Comments
  • 0450 C - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Excessive bare hand contact with exposed food that is not in a ready-to-eat (RTE) form.
  • 1330 - There is no data plate on the warewashing machine.
  • 1750 - Manufacturer containers were observed reused for the storage of several foods. Also some containers were adulterated.
August 02, 2005Routine03Details / Comments
  • 0450 C - Corrected During Inspection Excessive bare hand contact with exposed food that is not in a ready-to-eat (RTE) form.
  • 0470 A 4 - Observed many foods stored without being in packages, in covered containers, or wrapped.
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Bean sprouts cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 3150 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Products for credit, redemption, or return is not being stored in a separate designated area
April 26, 2005Routine13Details / Comments
  • 1450 - Corrected During Inspection Turbo air reach in was overstocked and is not sufficient in number or capacity to meet the food storage demands of the establishment.
  • 1570 - The Mr Winter temperature measuring device on the walk in was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 3030 - Corrected During Inspection No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing lavatory in the prep area.
  • 3150 - Corrected During Inspection Products for credit, redemption, or return is not being stored in a separate designated area
January 28, 2005Routine04Details / Comments
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 0610 - Food stored in a location where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the workout box
August 23, 2004Routine03Details / Comments
  • 1080 - plastic single service containers being used as scoops.
  • 2810 - Floor in the kitchen has some black tar left from construction. Floors are to be smooth and easy to clean.
  • 2650 - The quantity of refuse exceeded the storage capacity of the exterior storage enclosure.
March 31, 2004Routine03Details / Comments
  • 2620 - There is no garbage receptacle for this restaurant.
  • 2640 - THE OUTSIDE RECEPTICAL IS MISSING.
  • 2760 - THERE IS NO FRQUENCY OF PICK UP OF GARBAGE.
January 06, 2004Routine03Details / Comments
  • 2280 - Critical There is no handwash lavatory conveniently located near the three vat sink.
  • 0550 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between.
  • 2810 - Ceiling in the kitchen is not smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface in the kitchen had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2920 - Toilet room door is not provided with a self-closing door
  • 3050 - No waste receptacle provided at handwashing lavatories in kitchen and the lavatory.
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen.
  • 2660 - There is no covered refuse container for the disposal of feminine napkins in the ladies room stall.
  • 1330 - There is no data plate on the warewashing machine.
  • 3290 - No provision is made for storage of mops.
  • 2650 - There is no refuse container outside.
December 30, 2003Routine110Details / Comments

August 24, 2009 (Routine)


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May 06, 2009 (Routine)


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February 23, 2009 (Routine)

Comments:
No violations, great!

November 19, 2008 (Routine)

Comments:
No violations, great!

August 26, 2008 (Routine)


Violations:

May 15, 2008 (Routine)

Comments:
Very clean, good job!

February 05, 2008 (Routine)

Comments:
Great! No Violatons.

November 05, 2007 (Routine)

Comments:
No violations, great!

August 23, 2007 (Routine)

Comments:
No violations!

May 18, 2007 (Routine)


Violations:

February 09, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Note: sleving in walkin will need to be replaced.

November 08, 2006 (Routine)


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August 03, 2006 (Routine)


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April 25, 2006 (Routine)

Comments:
No violations, great job!

January 20, 2006 (Routine)


Violation: 3170 - Provide two bulbs for hood.
Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.

November 01, 2005 (Routine)


Violation: 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw animal food holding in a manner that may cause cross contamination of to ready-to-eat food (RTE).
Separate raw animal foods during storage, preparation, holding, and display from raw RTE food including other raw animal food such as fish for sushi or molluscan shellfish, or other raw RTE food such as vegetables, and cooked RTE food.

August 02, 2005 (Routine)


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April 26, 2005 (Routine)


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January 28, 2005 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Monitor Turbo air reach in to ensure the proper tempurature is achieved. Correct other item within 2 weeks.

August 23, 2004 (Routine)


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March 31, 2004 (Routine)


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January 06, 2004 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
CONTACT WAS MADE WITH PROPERITY MANAGER TO PROVIDE A DUMPSTER.OWNER/OPERATOR WILL CONTACT VALLEY PROTEIN FOR PROPER GREASE DISPOSAL.

December 30, 2003 (Routine)


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