Sister's Cafe', 606 Commerce Road, Richmond, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Sister's Cafe'
Address: 606 Commerce Road, Richmond, Virginia
Phone: (804) 230-1154
Total inspections: 16
Last inspection: Jul 24, 2009

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Inspection Date

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Details / Comments

  • 0610 - Corrected During Inspection Food and food storage items stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Container of HAZARDOUS PRODUCT are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
July 24, 2009Routine11Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw eggs stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1750 - Manufacturer containers were observed reused for the storage of food.
  • 3180 - Floors in the under the stove in the kitchen noted in need of cleaning.
March 17, 2009Routine22Details / Comments
  • 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 bacon, .
  • 3380 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Sanitizer being applied to food contact surfaces does not meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010 >400 ppm
November 03, 2008Routine12Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. June 24, 2008Follow-up00-
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Foods cold holding at improper temperatures
  • 0830 - Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) lima beans, green beans, and tuna salad in the refrigeration unit are not properly dated for disposition.
  • 3320 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chemical spray bottle observed without a label.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Containers of chemicals are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat Containers of cleaning chemicals not stored separately from insecticides or rodenticides.
June 23, 2008Critical Procedures40Details / Comments
  • 1570 - Repeat Unused or non-functioning equipment not removed from the premises. (Ice machine and low-boy refrigerator.)
  • 3170 - Repeat Floor tiles,throughout the facility, were observed broken or missing.
March 28, 2008Follow-up02Details / Comments
  • 0200 - Corrected During Inspection Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0570 - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 0820 A 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chicken wings hot holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) cole slaw and chicken salad n the refrigeration unit are not properly dated for disposition.
  • 0960 2 - Wooden shelving, throughout the facility, were observed soiled, chipping, and peeling.
  • 1570 - Refrigerators, in the dry storage room, were observed rusty (exterior) and missing door handles)
  • 1570 - Unused or non-functioning equipment not removed from the premises. (Ice machine and low-boy refrigerator.)
  • 1750 - Manufacturer containers were observed reused for the storage of food.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: refrigerators, freezers, gaskets, floor fan, exhaust hood and filter system.
  • 1860 - A distinct, separate water rinse after washing and before sanitizing of utensils and equipment was not observed. (Serving line.)
  • 2000 - Clean utensils were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The handwashing facility located in the kitchen was observed blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
  • 2660 - There is no cover to the feminine napkin refuse container in the ladies room stall.
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
  • 3170 - Floor tiles,throughout the facility, were observed broken or missing.
  • 3170 - Dry storage room ceiling is not maintained in good repair (Ceiling falling down.)
  • 3180 - Floors, walls, and ceilings, throughout the facility, were noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3220 - Mops not hung up to air dry.
  • 3300 - Facility is storing unnecessary items to the operation or maintenance of the establishment.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Containers of cleaning chemicals are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Containers of cleaning chemicals not stored separately from insecticides or rodenticides.
February 14, 2008Routine416Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Vegetables and salmon cakes hot holding at improper temperatures. (Steam table observed used to heat foods.)
  • 0820 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Foods cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) cole slaw, BBQ pork, and beef in the refrigeration unit are not properly dated for disposition.
  • 3320 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Chemical spray bottle observed without a label.
July 31, 2007Critical Procedures30Details / Comments
  • 0170 - A food employee was observed cleaning their hands in a food preparation sink or a sink used for utensil washing.
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw chicken preparation conducted in a manner that may cause cross contamination of to ready-to-eat food (RTE) and santiized utensils.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored out of sanitizer solution between use.
  • 0580 - Soiled single-use gloves washed and still in use.
  • 0610 - Sanitized equipment stored next to hand sink and under drainboard where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination.
  • 0960 2 - The trash bag used as a cover for the ice machine is not durable, nonabsorbent, easily cleanable, resistant to pitting.
  • 1570 - Repeat Ice machine door was observed missing.
  • 1750 - Single-service styrofoam cups were observed reused for the dispensing of food.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the exhaust filters has accumulations of grease and debris.
  • 1800 - The exterior of the white reach in refrigerators has accumulation of food spillage.
  • 2000 - Aluminum trays in downstairs storage area stored on top of refrigerator unprotected from contamination.
March 29, 2007Routine19Details / Comments
1780 - Critical Equipment (ice machine) used for storage of packaged or open food items was observed with visible accumulations of soil and debris.August 31, 2006Routine10Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw meat (Pork Chops) observed stored above Ready To Eat (RTE) foods.
  • 1510 - Repeat The person in charge could not provide a food temperature measuring device.
  • 1570 - Repeat Ice machine is in disrepair. (Door missing).
  • 1720 - Repeat A sanitizer test kit is not being used to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution(s) are at the proper concentration.
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Hand washing sink observed used to discard ice.
  • 3170 - Repeat Floor tiles throughout the facility are missing or in disrepair.
March 07, 2006Routine24Details / Comments
  • 0200 - Employees wearing jewelry on their arms and hands while preparing food.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) foods in the refrigeration unit are not properly dated for disposition.
  • 0960 2 - Soda creates observed used for shelving.Cardboard observed used to line shelves.
  • 1510 - The person in charge could not provide a food temperature measuring device.
  • 1570 - Repeat Ice machine is in disrepair. (Door missing)
  • 1720 - A sanitizer test kit is not being used to ensure the chemical sanitizing solution(s) are at the proper concentration.
  • 1750 - Manufacturer containers were observed reused for the storage.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: Serving and prep utensils.
  • 1800 - The non-food contact surface of the Oven, fryer, microwave oven, steam table, Whirlpool refrigerators and refrigerator gaskets, Pepsi refrigerator, , hot pads, Frigidaire freezer and freezer gasket, and wooden shelving through-out facility have accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2000 - Single service items observed unprotected from contamination. (Foil pans)
  • 2310 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The handwashing facility located in the kitchen is blocked, preventing access by employees for easy handwashing.
  • 3170 - Repeat Floor tiles throughout the facility are missing or in disrepair.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floors, walls, and ceilings, throughout facility, observed soiled.
  • 3330 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Working containers of chemicals are not properly labeled.
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Containers of chemicals are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
  • 3380 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Sanitizing agent being applied to food contact surfaces does not meet the requirements of 21 CFR 178.1010 (Quat @ 400 PPM)
March 03, 2006Routine--Details / Comments
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 1530 - There is no properly working test kit provided in the facility for monitoring the concentration of the chemical sanitizing solutions.
  • 1570 - Lid of ice machine was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 2790 - The indoor floor material located in the food prep area does not meet the standard of: 1. smooth, durable and easily cleanable 2. closely woven and easily cleanable carpet 3. nonabsorbent
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
  • 3090 - Ventilation is not sufficient to keep rooms free of excessive obnoxious odors
  • 3230 - Absorbent materials are being use on the floor
August 02, 2005Routine07Details / Comments
  • 1570 - The door gasket of the chest type freezer and upright freezer is soiled and in disrepair.
  • 3080 - Less than 50 foot candles of light was noted in the food preparation area
  • 3170 - Wall behind 3-section sink is not maintained in good repair. Floors in food preparation area and dining area need retiling to make them smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 3180 - Walls in food preparation area in need of cleaning.
  • 3200 - Intake and exhaust air ducts are not being cleaned
April 21, 2005Follow-up05Details / Comments
  • 2000 - Clean silverware were observed stored with the food-contact surface facing upward.
  • 1750 - Manufacturer containers were observed reused for the storage of @FOOD@.
June 15, 2004Routine02Details / Comments
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 1320 - There were no temperature measuring devices located in the freezers.
  • 2350 ii - Critical Handwashing sink need repairing.
January 13, 2004Routine12Details / Comments

July 24, 2009 (Routine)


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March 17, 2009 (Routine)


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November 03, 2008 (Routine)


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June 23, 2008 (Critical Procedures)


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March 28, 2008 (Follow-up)


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February 14, 2008 (Routine)


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July 31, 2007 (Critical Procedures)


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March 29, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
This is a revalidation inspection.

August 31, 2006 (Routine)


Violation: 1780 - Critical Equipment (ice machine) used for storage of packaged or open food items was observed with visible accumulations of soil and debris.
Clean storage equipment at a frequency to preclude accumulation of soil residues to prevent contamination of food in storage and reduce attraction of insects and rodents.
Comments:
Advised facility manager of all non-critical violations and the appropriate correction time frames.

March 07, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Follow up

March 03, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Follow-up scheduled for March 7, 2006. Check # 1774 recevied for processing fee.

August 02, 2005 (Routine)


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April 21, 2005 (Follow-up)


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June 15, 2004 (Routine)


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January 13, 2004 (Routine)


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