Sal's Famous N.Y. Pizza, C - 1207 N Military Hwy, Norfolk, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Sal's Famous N.Y. Pizza
Address: C - 1207 N Military Hwy, Norfolk, Virginia
Phone: (757) 455-3663
Total inspections: 20
Last inspection: Oct 5, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat The person in charge failed to obtain a valid certified food managers card. The person in charge failed to employ a certified food service manager.
  • 3-302.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the front counter.
  • 3-304.14 - Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 6-202.15 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
October 05, 2009Follow-up22Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat The person in charge failed to obtain a valid certified food managers card. The person in charge failed to employ a certified food service manager.
  • 3-302.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Different types of raw animal foods stored in such a manner that may cause cross contamination.
  • 3-304.14 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 4-602.11 - Critical
  • 4-602.13 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the prep areas storage shelves and out side of all equipment had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 4-903.11 - Pizza trays and/or Single Service were observed stored unprotected at the front counter.
  • 5-205.15 - Critical Three compartment sink and the toilet in the mens room are in disrepair
  • 6-202.15 - Corrected During Inspection Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
September 21, 2009Routine44Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 4-501.11 - Repeat The door gaskets of the refrigeration are damaged
  • 4-601.11 - Repeat The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris:inside of refrigeration, door gaskets on all equipment.
  • 4-602.13 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the all cooking equipment, storage shelves, and storage containers had accumulations of grime and debris.
June 10, 2009Follow-up13Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 2-401.11 - Critical Cooks eating in an area other than designated break area while preparing/handling food or contacting clean food contact surfaces.
  • 4-501.11 - Repeat The door gaskets of the refrigeration are damaged
  • 4-601.11 - Repeat The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris:inside of refrigeration, door gaskets on all equipment.
  • 4-602.11 - Critical The cleaning schedule for all equipment is not approved based on the consideration of characteristics of the equipment and its use, the type of food involved, the amount of food residue accumulation, or the temperature at which the food is maintained.
  • 4-602.13 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the all cooking equipment, storage shelves, and storage containers had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 4-903.11 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Napkins were found stored floor.
  • 6-501.111 - Critical Methods are not being used to control pests
  • 6-501.12 - Repeat Floors and walls noted in need of cleaning.
  • 7-201.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Containers of bleach are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
June 03, 2009Routine--Details / Comments
  • 3-302.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the refrigeration.
  • 3-304.12 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Dispensing utensils improperly stored between.
  • 3-304.14 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 3-402.12 - Repeat No temperature records kept for refrigeration.
  • 4-501.11 - The door gasket of the refrigerator is damaged.
  • 4-601.11 - Repeat The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris:inside of refrigeration, and the slicer.
  • 4-602.13 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the cooking equipment, and counter under slicer had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 4-903.11 - To-go containers were found stored on floor.
March 11, 2009Follow-up17Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 3-302.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the refrigeration.
  • 3-302.12 - Repeat Unlabeled food containers.
  • 3-304.12 - Corrected During Inspection Dispensing utensils improperly stored between.
  • 3-304.14 - Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 3-402.12 - Temperature records are not recorded for any refrigeration
  • 3-501.16 - Critical Pizza hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 3-501.17 - Critical The ready-to-eat (RTE) commercially processed meats in the refrigeration unit was not properly dated for disposition after opening.
  • 3-501.19 - Critical No written procedures for the use of time as a public health control with potentially hazardous foods.
  • 4-203.12 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat The ambient (air/water) temperature measuring device (dual or degrees Fl) located in the rerigerator is not easily readable.
  • 4-204.112 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the refrigeration.
  • 4-601.11 - The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris:inside of refrigeration and microwave.
  • 4-602.11 - Critical Equipment used for storage of packaged or open food items was observed with visible accumulations of soil and debris.
  • 4-602.11 - Critical Surfaces of the icemachine and refrigeration was in contact with non-potentially hazardous food items that were observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 4-602.13 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the refrigeration had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 5-205.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The handwashing facility locatedby the 3-x sink is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
  • 6-501.12 - Walls and floors in entire establishment noted in need of cleaning.
  • 7-207.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Medicines are not located separate from food prep areas
March 02, 2009Follow-up89Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 3-307.11 - Numerous soiled areas and equipment in the kitchen.
  • 4-202.11 - Corrected During Inspection Damaged tip of pizza oven shovel
  • 4-203.11 - Digital food thermometer w/out working battery.
  • 4-203.12 - No thermometers in various units
  • 4-302.14 - Wter damaged test strips and w/o indicator card.
  • 4-602.13 - Repeat Soiled gasket of 4 door unit.
November 20, 2008Routine16Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 3-302.12 - Unlabeled food containers. (White powder)
  • 4-601.11 - Soiled can opener blade
  • 4-602.12 - Corrected During Inspection The (cavity, door seal) of the microwave oven is observed soiled.
  • 4-602.13 - Repeat Soiled gasket of 4 door unit, soiled outside of storing containers.
August 21, 2008Routine14Details / Comments
  • 3-304.14 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 5-205.11 - Critical The handwashing facility locatedby the 3-x sink is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
  • 6-301.12 - Repeat No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing lavatory by the pizza oven.
  • 7-204.11 - Critical No sanitizer is used in the 3-x sink.
June 11, 2008Routine22Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 4-202.15 - The can opener blade is not easily removable and soiled.
  • 4-302.14 - Repeat There is no test kit located in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 4-602.13 - Soiled top of the microwave; soiled gaskets of 4 door unit, delfield freezer and make line.
  • 4-702.11 - Critical Knifes stored between counter and grill.
  • 6-301.11 - Repeat Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in thekitchen hand sinks.
  • 6-301.12 - Repeat No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen hand sinks.
February 20, 2008Routine25Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 3-302.12 - Unlabelled containers with white powder.
  • 4-302.14 - There is no test kit located in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 4-602.13 - The nonfood contact surface of the counters , had accumulations of debris.
  • 6-201.17 - Mop sink connection to the wall not smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 6-301.12 - Repeat No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing lavatory at the end of the line.
  • 6-501.12 - Walls in various areas in the kitchen in the noted in need of cleaning.
  • 6-501.14 - Hood filers soiled.
November 28, 2007Routine17Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 4-203.11 - The food temperature measuring device (degrees F). Off in icebath test.
  • 4-203.12 - No thermometers in both sandwich units.
  • 4-501.11 - Missing blade guard of slice machine.
  • 4-501.11 - The door gasket of the refrigetrator by the back door is very soiled..
  • 4-501.11 - The can opener blade is soiled.
  • 4-601.11 - Soiled wall by the slice machine.
  • 4-602.12 - The (cavity, door seal) of the microwave oven is observed soiled.
  • 6-301.11 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen.
  • 6-301.12 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen hand sink.
  • 7-201.11 - Critical Repeat Containers of sanitizer are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
August 29, 2007Routine27Details / Comments
  • 3-304.12 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between. Ice scoop and sugar w/o handle burried in ice.
  • 4-202.17 - No guard for compressor at sandwich unit.
  • 4-501.11 - Repeat Sandwich units floor was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 4-601.11 - Repeat The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris: blade guard of slice machine.
  • 4-601.11 - Repeat Slime on soda drink nozzles.
  • 6-301.12 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen.
  • 7-201.11 - Critical Bottle of glass cleaner stored on top of ice bin.
April 18, 2007Routine15Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical Repeat A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 4-501.11 - Repeat Sandwich units floor was attached with duct tape. Was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 4-601.11 - Repeat The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris: blade guard of slice machine.
January 25, 2007Follow-up12Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical A food service employee was working in the food service establishment without having a valid food service card.
  • 3-202.11 - Critical Ricotta cheese on the counter 82 degrees.
  • 3-304.14 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 4-302.14 - There is no sanitation taking place in establishment after washing.There is no test kit located in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 4-501.11 - Sandwich units floor was attached with duct tape. Was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 4-601.11 - The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris: blade guard of slice machine.
  • 4-601.11 - Soiled can opener blade.
  • 4-602.12 - The (cavity, door seal) of the microwave oven is observed soiled.
  • 6-301.11 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the deep part ao the kithchen.
  • 6-301.12 - No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing lavatory @ bothandsinks in the kitchen.
  • 6-501.14 - Intake and exhaust air ducts are not being cleaned
January 04, 2007Routine28Details / Comments
  • 3-304.12 - Corrected During Inspection Dispensing utensils improperly stored between.
  • 4-203.12 - The ambient water temperature measuring device (degrees F) located in the pizza prep unit is not accurate.
October 24, 2006Routine02Details / Comments
  • 4-501.12 - Repeat The cutting boards on the sandwhich unit are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 4-601.11 - Corrected During Inspection The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris: door gaskets on refrigeration unitis and front of refrigeration units.
July 27, 2006Routine02Details / Comments
  • 2-401.11 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Open drinking containers stored in a manner that may contaminate food, food contact surfaces or utensils.
  • 4-501.12 - Repeat The cutting board on the Victory low boy are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
April 19, 2006Routine11Details / Comments
  • 3-302.12 - Repeat Unlabeled food containers.
  • 4-102.11 - Repeat Food being stored in non-food grade plastic bags which contain dyes on them.
  • 4-501.12 - Repeat The cutting board(s) are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition. MANAGER HAS THIS UNDER ACTION.
January 30, 2006Follow-up03Details / Comments
  • 2-102.11 a.18.1-17 II - Critical The person in charge failed to state the required temperatures and holding times for the following conditions of potentially hazardous food: (1) Hot holding, (2) Cooling, and (3) Reheating.
  • 2-301.14 - Critical Employees failed to wash hands after engaging in an activity which may have contaminated their hands and/or changing tasks.
  • 3-302.12 - Unlabeled food containers.
  • 3-304.12 - Corrected During Inspection Improper dispensing utensils (bowls) and dispensing utensils improperly stored between.
  • 3-304.14 - Corrected During Inspection Wiping cloths improperly stored between use. Soiled wiping cloths were stored on storage shelves. In-use wiping cloths stored on counter tops.
  • 3-501.13 - Corrected During Inspection Improper methods used to thaw poultry (left out at room temperature).
  • 3-501.17 - Critical The ready-to-eat (RTE) commercially processed foods in the refrigeration unit was not properly dated for disposition after opening.
  • 4-102.11 - Corrected During Inspection Food being stored in non-food grade plastic bags which contain dyes on them.
  • 4-204.112 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the Delfield pantry/lowboy refrigeration unit.
  • 4-501.12 - The cutting board(s) are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 4-601.11 - The nonfood-contact surfaces of the following equipment were observed soiled with an accumulation of dust, dirt, food residue, and/or other debris: Inside of refrigeration units and the exhaust hood filters.
  • 4-602.12 - The cavity of the microwave oven is observed soiled.
  • 4-901.11 - Corrected During Inspection Clean glasses were stacked while wet after cleaning and chemical sanitization.
  • 4-903.11 - Corrected During Inspection Single-use items (takeout boxes) were found stored on the hand washing basin and subject to contamination.
  • 6-202.15 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
  • 6-301.11 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing station in the prep area.
  • 6-301.12 - No disposable towels were provided at the hand washing station in the prep area.
  • 6-501.110 - Corrected During Inspection Employees personal items were being stored on food storage shelves.
  • 6-501.15 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Hand washing station (basin) being used to hold cleaning/wiping cloths.
  • 8-301.11 a 18.1-14 ll - Critical The food establishment is in operation without possessing a valid health department permit.
  • 8-302.12 - A written application was not submitted for the desire to operate a food establishment
January 12, 2006Routine516Details / Comments

October 05, 2009 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
Talked to manager about pizza sold by the slice on front counter unprotected. Manager agreed to place them in pizza box covered with plastic wrap.

September 21, 2009 (Routine)


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June 10, 2009 (Follow-up)


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June 03, 2009 (Routine)


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March 11, 2009 (Follow-up)


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March 02, 2009 (Follow-up)


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November 20, 2008 (Routine)


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August 21, 2008 (Routine)


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June 11, 2008 (Routine)


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February 20, 2008 (Routine)


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November 28, 2007 (Routine)


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August 29, 2007 (Routine)


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April 18, 2007 (Routine)


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January 25, 2007 (Follow-up)


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January 04, 2007 (Routine)


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October 24, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
1) Maintain temperature charts for all refrigeration units, and check the temperatures for all units at least twicw a day - once in the morning and once in the afternoon.
2) Make sure everyone has a current food handlers card.

July 27, 2006 (Routine)


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April 19, 2006 (Routine)


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January 30, 2006 (Follow-up)


Violations: Comments:
Temperautre chart/logs are now being maintained.

January 12, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Temperature logs/charts are not being maintained on refrigeration units.

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