Super China Buffet, 295 Nor Dan Drive, Danville, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Super China Buffet
Address: 295 Nor Dan Drive, Danville, Virginia
Phone: (434) 836-6585
Total inspections: 22
Last inspection: Apr 29, 2009

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Details / Comments

  • 0480 - Repeat Unlabeled food containers of breader and seasoning.
  • 1580 - Repeat All cutting boards in the kitchen are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
  • 1960 - Repeat Pans were found stacked while wet after cleaning and chemical sanitization.
April 29, 2009Follow-up03Details / Comments
  • 0450 - Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat sliced cantaloupe food with their bare hands.
  • 0470 - Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in all refrigeration units.
  • 0480 - Repeat Unlabeled food containers of breader and seasoning.
  • 0570 - Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 0690 - Uncovered pans of frozen chicken breasts being loaded into trunk of vehicle for transport to another restaurant location. No method of refrigeration provided during transport. Chicken also exposed to open contamination in trunk of vehicle.
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Raw chicken and crab meat at cook station in dining area cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) foods in the refrigeration units are not properly dated for disposition.
  • 0850 - Critical Time as a public health control for food bars used improperly. At 11:15 a.m., log sheet already shows a food change-out for 12:00 noon.
  • 1570 - Walk-in freezer was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
  • 1580 - Repeat All cutting boards in the 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 equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: rice cooker, meat slicer, baking pans, plates, cups and utensils.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Inside/outside of refrigeration units, walls and ceiling, overhead grill.
  • 1960 - Pans were found stacked while wet after cleaning and chemical sanitization.
  • 2310 B - The handwash station at the 3-compartment sink is being used for purposes other than washing hands.
  • 2810 - Missing floor tiles near grill.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
  • 3080 - Less than 50 foot candles of light was noted in the grill area.
  • 3300 - Facility is storing unnecessary items to the operation or maintenance of the establishment.
  • 3340 1 - Corrected During Inspection Containers of cleaner stored beside cooked noodles.
April 13, 2009Routine614Details / Comments
  • 0830 - Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) meatloaf and baked fish in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1780 E - Repeat 1. Surfaces of the ice machines was in contact with non-potentially hazardous food items that were observed soiled with accumulations of grime mold, and debris. 2. Surfaces of the refrigeration units in need of cleaning. 3. Vents/hood area overhead cooktops in need of cleaning.
September 08, 2008Follow-up11Details / Comments
  • 0480 - Repeat Unlabeled seasoning containers above top prep unit.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) meatloaf and baked fish in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the Dr. Pepper cooler and 2-door refrigeration unit.
  • 1580 - The cutting boards 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: food storage containers
  • 1780 E - 1. Surfaces of the ice machines was in contact with non-potentially hazardous food items that were observed soiled with accumulations of grime mold, and debris. 2. Surfaces of the refrigeration units in need of cleaning. 3. Vents/hood area overhead cooktops in need of cleaning.
  • 2310 - Critical Repeat Observed employees using the automated handwashing station in a manner that was not approved by the manufacturer.
  • 3380 - Critical Sanitizer in 3-compartment sink not at correct concentration.
August 11, 2008Routine45Details / Comments
2310 - Critical Repeat Observed handwashing station being used to clean food bar dishes.September 26, 2007Follow-up10Details / Comments
  • 0050 - Critical The person in charge was not available at the time of inspection.
  • 0060 - Critical The person in charge failed to describe the relationship between the prevention of foodborne disease and employees personal hygiene. Employee exclusion/restriction rules not in place.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Observed unwrapped or uncovered chicken, shrimp and mushrooms in refrigerator and/or prep areas.
  • 0480 - Unlabeled sesame seed food containers found in dry storage area.
  • 0610 - Repeat Flour, fortune cookies and boxed potatoes stored on the floor.
  • 0820 - Critical 1. Chicken in top prep cooking unit @59 degrees, Raw shell eggs, raw chicken and raw shrimp in undercounter cooler above 41 degrees. 2. Rice (hot holding inside dining area) @ 80 degrees.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat Dry goods containers were observed soiled to sight and touch:
  • 2310 - Critical Observed handwashing station being used to clean food bar dishes.
  • 2720 - Repeat Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
  • 2830 - Floor wall juncture in employee restroom is not coved and closed to no larger than 1/32 inch space.
  • 3045 - Corrected During Inspection A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 3150 - Product for credit, redemption, or return is not being stored in a separate designated area
  • 3180 - 1. Floors in dishmachine area, walk-in units, freezer and food prep areas noted in need of cleaning. 2. Walls over stovetops have acuumulations of grease and grime.
  • 3270 - Observed roaches crawling in dishmachine area.
September 11, 2007Routine68Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the refrigerators
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 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 Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: large dry goods/ food containers
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: inside refrigerators and shelves inside walkin cooler, water area of steam table
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the shelves and countertops has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 1880 - Critical The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized: dishes in the 3 compartment sink
  • 2010 - Clean equipment/utensils were found stored behind food prep table.
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
  • 3210 - Critical Outside area of parking lot being used to dispose mop water or similar wastes
December 21, 2006Routine46Details / Comments
  • 0380 - Critical Repeat Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the refrigerators and freezer
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: food cart.
March 07, 2006Follow-up21Details / Comments
  • 0380 - Critical Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the dry goods area and the walkin coolers
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: food containers, grill/wok area
  • 1770 B - Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: inside oven
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves and countertops, top area of refrigerators has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
March 02, 2006Routine34Details / Comments
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: rice steamer, grill area, inside freezers, oven, woks.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves and countertops has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
August 08, 2005Routine12Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the refrigerators
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: large food containers, can opener, rice steamer, food prep tables
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves, countertops, hood filters have accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
March 30, 2005Routine22Details / Comments
  • 2720 - Repeat Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: floor mixer, meat slicer, rice steamer, food prep tables
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves and countertops has accumulations of grime and debris.
November 15, 2004Routine14Details / Comments
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
  • 2730 - The refuse container used to store refuse/recycbles has no drain plug.
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch:large white food containers, inside refrigerators/freezer, food prep tables, meat slicer, cutting boards, grill area
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves, countertops has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
  • 0470 - Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the refrigerators/freezer.
July 08, 2004Routine25Details / Comments
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the storage shelves had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: walkin freezer needs defrosting, meat slicer
  • 0220 - Critical The food handlers smoking in an area other than designated break area while preparing/handling food or contacting clean food contact surfaces.
March 17, 2004Routine22Details / Comments
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: food prep tables, meat slicer, floor mixer, can opener, grill area, large white food storage containers, inside refrigerators
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the countertops, shelves, hand sink, dish wash area had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 0380 - Critical Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the dry goods storage area
  • 3190 - Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
  • 3030 - No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing lavatory in the food prep area
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the food prep area
March 16, 2004Routine35Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. December 19, 2003Routine00Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the dry storage area, walkin cooler.
  • 1770 - Repeat Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: food prep tables, can opener, meat slicer, shelves inside refrigerators
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves, tables, outside areas of equipment had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 0550 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between.
December 16, 2003Routine04Details / Comments
  • 1770 - Repeat Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: inside freezer, refrigerators, food storage containers, food prep tables,can openers, utensils
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves, cabinets had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2720 - Repeat Outside refuse container was uncovered.
  • 3270 - Harborage conditions exist
  • 1750 - Single-service items were observed reused for the storage of rice
  • 0380 - Critical Repeat Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service.
September 03, 2003Routine15Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. May 23, 2003Follow-up00Details / Comments
  • 1770 - Repeat Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: meat slicer, rice steamer, inside smoker, food containers,inside refrigerators
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the outside area of equipment, hood system, shelves, had accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3190 - Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
  • 0380 - Critical Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service.
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 2720 - Repeat Outside refuse container was uncovered.
  • 0220 - Critical The employees are eating food in areas where they may contaminate food, clean equipment, utensils or other items needing protection.
  • 0470 - Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the dry goods storage area
  • 3180 - Walls in food prep area noted in need of cleaning.
May 20, 2003Routine27Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. March 11, 2003Routine00Details / Comments
  • 2720 - Outside refuse container was uncovered.
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
  • 0470 - Unwrapped or uncovered food in the dry storage area and the refrigerators
  • 1780 - Critical Surfaces of the containers for flour,sugar was in contact with non-potentially hazardous food items that were observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 1770 - Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: grill area, rice steamer
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the shelves and countertops, 3 compartment sinks had accumulations of grime and debris.
March 05, 2003Routine15Details / Comments

April 29, 2009 (Follow-up)



Violations:
  • 0480 - Repeat Unlabeled food containers of breader and seasoning.
    Label working containers with the common name of its contents. Consumers may be allergic to certain foods or ingredients. The mistaken use of an ingredient when the consumer has requested that it not be used may result in severe medical consequences. Liquid foods and granular foods may resemble cleaning compounds. The mistaken use of food from an unlabeled container could result in chemical poisoning.
  • 1580 - Repeat All cutting boards in the kitchen are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 1960 - Repeat Pans were found stacked while wet after cleaning and chemical sanitization.
    Items must be allowed to drain and air-dry before being stacked or stored to allow evaporation of chemical sanitizer and moisture that may encourage microbial growth.
Comments:
0480 - Unlabeled containers of breader and seasoning - CORRECTED DURING INSPECTION.
1580 - Cutting board at sandwich prep unit remains heavily scratched. - PIC to use opposite side of cutting board once cleaned and sanitized.
1960 - PIC instructed to air dry clean and sanitized dishes.
Note: Sanitizer concentration during inspection greater than 200 ppm. PIC made proper adjustment during inspection.
GREAT IMPROVEMENT!

April 13, 2009 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0450 - Critical Employees observed handling ready-to-eat sliced cantaloupe food with their bare hands.
    Provide suitable utensils such as deli tissue, spatulas, tongs, single-use gloves, or dispensing equipment to handle RTE food to prevent contamination from hands.
  • 0470 - Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in all refrigeration units.
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • 0480 - Repeat Unlabeled food containers of breader and seasoning.
    Label working containers with the common name of its contents. Consumers may be allergic to certain foods or ingredients. The mistaken use of an ingredient when the consumer has requested that it not be used may result in severe medical consequences. Liquid foods and granular foods may resemble cleaning compounds. The mistaken use of food from an unlabeled container could result in chemical poisoning.
  • 0570 - Repeat Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
    Ensure wet wiping cloths are stored in a chemical sanitizer at the proper concentration between use.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
    Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • 0690 - Uncovered pans of frozen chicken breasts being loaded into trunk of vehicle for transport to another restaurant location. No method of refrigeration provided during transport. Chicken also exposed to open contamination in trunk of vehicle.
    Protect food from miscellaneous sources of contamination.
  • 0820 A 2 - Critical Raw chicken and crab meat at cook station in dining area cold holding at improper temperatures.
    Cold hold potentially hazardous food at 41F or below to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria.
  • 0830 - Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) foods in the refrigeration units are not properly dated for disposition.
    Mark the name and "consume by" date on the container of RTE foods at the time of preparation if the food is to be held for more than 24 hours. If the food is held at 41F or below the food shall be served or sold within 7 calendar days. Some harmful bacteria continue to grow even at refrigeration temperatures so limiting the amount of time in storage limits the amount of growth allowed for these bacteria.
  • 0850 - Critical Time as a public health control for food bars used improperly. At 11:15 a.m., log sheet already shows a food change-out for 12:00 noon.
    Discard food that is not cooked and served or served if ready-to-eat within 4 hours from the point in time when the food is removed from temperature control. Clearly label or otherwise mark the food with a 4-hour cook-serve or serve by time.
  • 1570 - Walk-in freezer was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged.
    Repair the walk-in freezer to restore a state of condition that allows for proper operation, accuracy, functioning, maintenance, and cleanability per Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter. If unable to repair the walk-in freezer, replace it with one that meets the specifications of Part IV, Article 1 and 2 of this chapter.
  • 1580 - Repeat All cutting boards in the kitchen are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: rice cooker, meat slicer, baking pans, plates, cups and utensils.
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: Inside/outside of refrigeration units, walls and ceiling, overhead grill.
    Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
  • 1960 - Pans were found stacked while wet after cleaning and chemical sanitization.
    Items must be allowed to drain and air-dry before being stacked or stored to allow evaporation of chemical sanitizer and moisture that may encourage microbial growth.
  • 2310 B - The handwash station at the 3-compartment sink is being used for purposes other than washing hands.
    The handwash facility identified above is to be used for washing hands only
  • 2810 - Missing floor tiles near grill.
    Repair or replace floor or floor covering to make it smooth and easily cleanable.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents.
    Protect the food establishment against the entry of insects and rodents by 1. Filling or closing holes and other gaps along floors, walls, and ceilings, 2. Closed, tight fitting windows, and 3. Solid, self-closing, tight-fitting doors. Insects and rodents are vectors of disease-causing microorganisms which may be transmitted to humans by contamination of food and food-contact surfaces.
  • 3080 - Less than 50 foot candles of light was noted in the grill area.
    Provide at least 50 foot candles at a surface where a food employee is working with food or working with utensils or equipment such as knives, slicers, grinders, or saws where employee safety is a factor
  • 3300 - Facility is storing unnecessary items to the operation or maintenance of the establishment.
    Remove all unnecessary items from the facility. The presence of unnecessary articles, including equipment which is no longer used, makes regular and effective cleaning more difficult and less likely. It can also provide harborage for insects and rodents.
  • 3340 1 - Corrected During Inspection Containers of cleaner stored beside cooked noodles.
    Containers of cleaning chemicals must be separated by spacing or partitioning to prevent contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
Comments:
Invoices for chicken and other meats observed during the inspection. Most recent invoice is dated 4/6/09 from HD Foodservice Corp., 600 Northgate Park Drive, Winston-Salem NC 27116.
Dishmachine sanitizer concentration adequate.
Food Bar off/on time records are current; however, not accurate.

September 08, 2008 (Follow-up)



Violations:
  • 0830 - Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) meatloaf and baked fish in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
    Mark the name and "consume by" date on the container of RTE foods at the time of preparation if the food is to be held for more than 24 hours. If the food is held at 41F or below the food shall be served or sold within 7 calendar days. Some harmful bacteria continue to grow even at refrigeration temperatures so limiting the amount of time in storage limits the amount of growth allowed for these bacteria.
  • 1780 E - Repeat 1. Surfaces of the ice machines was in contact with non-potentially hazardous food items that were observed soiled with accumulations of grime mold, and debris. 2. Surfaces of the refrigeration units in need of cleaning. 3. Vents/hood area overhead cooktops in need of cleaning.
    Clean the surface of ice machines, inside refrigeration units, and overhead vents/hood at any time when contamination may have occurred, at least every 24 hours, before restocking the consumer self-service equipment/utensils, or per manufacturer specifications.
Comments:
0830 - Date Marking - Foods in walk-in unit were date marked during today's inspection; PHFs in 2-door refrigeration unit were not date marked during today's inspection.
1780-E - Ice machine still in need of cleaning; surface of refrigeration units and vent/hood area are clean.
Time sheets for buffet bars observed and satisfactory.
Data plate for dishmachine has not been installed to date; however, documentation from vendor was observed stating the correct wash temperature and sanitizer concentration for the machine. According to PIC, data plate to be installed during next visit from vendor.

August 11, 2008 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0480 - Repeat Unlabeled seasoning containers above top prep unit.
    Label working containers with the common name of its contents. Consumers may be allergic to certain foods or ingredients. The mistaken use of an ingredient when the consumer has requested that it not be used may result in severe medical consequences. Liquid foods and granular foods may resemble cleaning compounds. The mistaken use of food from an unlabeled container could result in chemical poisoning.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.
    Ensure wet wiping cloths are stored in a chemical sanitizer at the proper concentration between use.
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) meatloaf and baked fish in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
    Mark the name and "consume by" date on the container of RTE foods at the time of preparation if the food is to be held for more than 24 hours. If the food is held at 41F or below the food shall be served or sold within 7 calendar days. Some harmful bacteria continue to grow even at refrigeration temperatures so limiting the amount of time in storage limits the amount of growth allowed for these bacteria.
  • 1320 - There was no temperature measuring device located in the Dr. Pepper cooler and 2-door refrigeration unit.
    Provide a temperature measuring device in all hot or cold holding equipment used to store potentially hazardous foods so that employees can routinely monitor the ambient air temperature.
  • 1580 - The cutting boards are heavily scratched and scored. The food contact surface is no longer easily cleaned and sanitized due to condition.
    Resurface or discard and replace the cutting boards to provide a food contact surface that is smooth, easily cleaned and sanitized.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following utensils were observed soiled to sight and touch: food storage containers
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1780 E - 1. Surfaces of the ice machines was in contact with non-potentially hazardous food items that were observed soiled with accumulations of grime mold, and debris. 2. Surfaces of the refrigeration units in need of cleaning. 3. Vents/hood area overhead cooktops in need of cleaning.
    Clean the surface of ice machines, inside refrigeration units, and overhead vents/hood at any time when contamination may have occurred, at least every 24 hours, before restocking the consumer self-service equipment/utensils, or per manufacturer specifications.
  • 2310 - Critical Repeat Observed employees using the automated handwashing station in a manner that was not approved by the manufacturer.
    Discontinue to use the automated handwash station for @LOCATION@. This station must be used in accordance with the manufacturers operating procedures.
  • 3380 - Critical Sanitizer in 3-compartment sink not at correct concentration.
    Utilize test strips to maintain chlorine sanitizer at 50 ppm to 100 ppm concentration at all times.
Comments:
No records for 8/8/08 through 8/10/08 buffet bars using time as a public health control. PIC to ensure that employees have adequate data sheets for recording time on/off.
PIC to request data plate for dishmachine so that specifications are clear to VDH.

September 26, 2007 (Follow-up)



Violation: 2310 - Critical Repeat Observed handwashing station being used to clean food bar dishes.
Handwashing lavatory shall not be used for purposes other than handwashing.
Comments:
Date marking system observed and properly used.
Food bar TIME-IN/TIME-OUT records observed and sufficient.
GREAT IMPROVEMENT since last inspection!

September 11, 2007 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0050 - Critical The person in charge was not available at the time of inspection.
    The permit holder shall designate a person in charge who is authorized to monitor and manage all food establishment operations and who is authorized to take actions to ensure that the Regulations' objectives are fulfilled.
  • 0060 - Critical The person in charge failed to describe the relationship between the prevention of foodborne disease and employees personal hygiene. Employee exclusion/restriction rules not in place.
    Develop an employee health policy. The PIC should be prepared to recognize conditions that may contribute to foodborne illness.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Observed unwrapped or uncovered chicken, shrimp and mushrooms in refrigerator and/or prep areas.
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers or wrappings.
  • 0480 - Unlabeled sesame seed food containers found in dry storage area.
    Label working containers with the common name of its contents. Consumers may be allergic to certain foods or ingredients. The mistaken use of an ingredient when the consumer has requested that it not be used may result in severe medical consequences. Liquid foods and granular foods may resemble cleaning compounds. The mistaken use of food from an unlabeled container could result in chemical poisoning.
  • 0610 - Repeat Flour, fortune cookies and boxed potatoes stored on the floor.
    Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • 0820 - Critical 1. Chicken in top prep cooking unit @59 degrees, Raw shell eggs, raw chicken and raw shrimp in undercounter cooler above 41 degrees. 2. Rice (hot holding inside dining area) @ 80 degrees.
    All cold holding foods to be at temperature of 41 degrees or less; all hot holding foods to be at temperature of 135 degrees or greater. All out of temperature foods were discarded during inspection.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat Dry goods containers were observed soiled to sight and touch:
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 2310 - Critical Observed handwashing station being used to clean food bar dishes.
    Handwashing lavatory shall not be used for purposes other than handwashing.
  • 2720 - Repeat Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
    Cover all waste containers when not in continuous use. PIC called for replacement during inspcetion.
  • 2830 - Floor wall juncture in employee restroom is not coved and closed to no larger than 1/32 inch space.
    Cove floor wall juncture to no larger than a 1/32 inch space.
  • 3045 - Corrected During Inspection A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
    Provide a sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands at all handwashing lavatories used by food employees.
  • 3150 - Product for credit, redemption, or return is not being stored in a separate designated area
    Segregate products for credit, redemption, or return (damage, spoiled or recalled items) from other food, equipment, linens and single-service and single-use articles being used in the establishment to avoid the mistaken use of these items.
  • 3180 - 1. Floors in dishmachine area, walk-in units, freezer and food prep areas noted in need of cleaning. 2. Walls over stovetops have acuumulations of grease and grime.
    All floors, walls, and ceilings must be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Cleaning of the physical facilities is an important measure in ensuring the protection and sanitary preparation of food. A regular cleaning schedule should be established and followed to maintain the facility in a clean and sanitary manner.
  • 3270 - Observed roaches crawling in dishmachine area.
    Eliminate harborage conditions by improved cleaning and organization within food establishment.
Comments:
Time is currently used as control measure for food buffet bars. Records were available and examined; however not dated. All records are to be dated and retained on site for 30days.
Dishmachine sanitation water was checked and within acceptable concentration range.
PIC was notified of Consumer Advisory requirements becoming effective October 2007. According to PIC, no foods are prepared undercooked.
Date marking, proper heating and reheating procedures could not be adequately assessed during today's inspection; however, proper procedures were discussed with PIC.

December 21, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the refrigerators
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • 0610 - Repeat Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
    Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • 1600 - The interior surfaces of the mechanical warewashing machine are soiled with (food debris, limescale) that may decrease the effectiveness of the unit.
    Increase the frequency of cleaning or limescale deposit removal from the interior surfaces of the unit to maintain unit performance.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: large dry goods/ food containers
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: inside refrigerators and shelves inside walkin cooler, water area of steam table
    Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the shelves and countertops has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 1880 - Critical The food-contact surfaces of the following equipment were not observed sanitized: dishes in the 3 compartment sink
    After cleaning and rinsing of the food-contact surface, the surface shall be effectively sanitized.
  • 2010 - Clean equipment/utensils were found stored behind food prep table.
    Discontinue storage of clean equipment and utensils in a location subject to contamination.
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
    Cover all waste containers when not in continuous use.
  • 3210 - Critical Outside area of parking lot being used to dispose mop water or similar wastes
    Refrain from using food preparation sinks, handwashing lavatories, and warewashing equipment for cleaning of maintenance tools, preparation or holding of maintenance materials, or the disposal of mop water and similar liquid wastes.

March 07, 2006 (Follow-up)



Violations:
  • 0380 - Critical Repeat Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service.
    Discard or return food products once the packaging is damaged or is in bad condition. Food packages must be in good condition to protect the integrity of the contents so that food is not exposed to adulteration or potential contaminants.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the refrigerators and freezer
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: food cart.
    Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
Comments:
All other previous violations corrected

March 02, 2006 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0380 - Critical Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service.
    Discard or return food products once the packaging is damaged or is in bad condition. Food packages must be in good condition to protect the integrity of the contents so that food is not exposed to adulteration or potential contaminants.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the dry goods area and the walkin coolers
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor.
    Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: food containers, grill/wok area
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1770 B - Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: inside oven
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves and countertops, top area of refrigerators has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
    Use dustless methods for cleaning the floor such as wet cleaning, vacuum cleaning, mopping with treated dust mops, or sweeping using a broom and dust-arresting compounds

August 08, 2005 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: rice steamer, grill area, inside freezers, oven, woks.
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves and countertops has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
    Use dustless methods for cleaning the floor such as wet cleaning, vacuum cleaning, mopping with treated dust mops, or sweeping using a broom and dust-arresting compounds

March 30, 2005 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the refrigerators
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: large food containers, can opener, rice steamer, food prep tables
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves, countertops, hood filters have accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
    Use dustless methods for cleaning the floor such as wet cleaning, vacuum cleaning, mopping with treated dust mops, or sweeping using a broom and dust-arresting compounds

November 15, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 2720 - Repeat Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
    Cover all waste containers when not in continuous use.
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
    The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
    Use dustless methods for cleaning the floor such as wet cleaning, vacuum cleaning, mopping with treated dust mops, or sweeping using a broom and dust-arresting compounds
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: floor mixer, meat slicer, rice steamer, food prep tables
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves and countertops has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.

July 08, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 2720 - Dumpster or outside refuse container was open or uncovered.
    Cover all waste containers when not in continuous use.
  • 2730 - The refuse container used to store refuse/recycbles has no drain plug.
    Replace the drain plug to the refuse container.
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
    The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • 1770 A - Critical Repeat The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch:large white food containers, inside refrigerators/freezer, food prep tables, meat slicer, cutting boards, grill area
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves, countertops has accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
    Use dustless methods for cleaning the floor such as wet cleaning, vacuum cleaning, mopping with treated dust mops, or sweeping using a broom and dust-arresting compounds
  • 0470 - Critical Unwrapped or uncovered food in the refrigerators/freezer.
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
Comments:
reinspect on 7/12

March 17, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 3190 - Repeat Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
    Use dustless methods for cleaning the floor such as wet cleaning, vacuum cleaning, mopping with treated dust mops, or sweeping using a broom and dust-arresting compounds
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the storage shelves had accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: walkin freezer needs defrosting, meat slicer
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 0220 - Critical The food handlers smoking in an area other than designated break area while preparing/handling food or contacting clean food contact surfaces.
    All @PERSONNEL@ who are @PERSONNEL ACTION@ must be in the designated break area away from food preparation/handling areas to prevent cross contamination.
Comments:
Much improved, clean daily

March 16, 2004 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
    Ensure all employees wear hair restraints such as hats, hair coverings or nets, beard restraints, and clothing that covers body hair, that are designed and worn to effectively keep their hair from contacting exposed food clean equipment, utensils, and linens, and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles.
  • 1770 A - Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: food prep tables, meat slicer, floor mixer, can opener, grill area, large white food storage containers, inside refrigerators
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the countertops, shelves, hand sink, dish wash area had accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 0380 - Critical Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service.
    Discard or return food products once the packaging is damaged or is in bad condition. Food packages must be in good condition to protect the integrity of the contents so that food is not exposed to adulteration or potential contaminants.
  • 0470 - Critical Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the dry goods storage area
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • 3190 - Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
    Use dustless methods for cleaning the floor such as wet cleaning, vacuum cleaning, mopping with treated dust mops, or sweeping using a broom and dust-arresting compounds
  • 3030 - No disposable towels were provided a the hand washing lavatory in the food prep area
    Hand drying devices such as individual disposable paper towels, a continuous towel system that supplies the user with a clean towel or heated air hand drying device must be provided at all hand washing lavatories to encourage proper hand washing and avoid employees to drying their hands on their clothing or other unclean materials
  • 3020 - Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the food prep area
    Hand soap must be provided at all hand washing lavatories to encourage proper hand washing. Hand cleanser must always be present to aid in reducing microorganisms and particulate matter found on hands.
Comments:
Entire establishment needs a good cleaning. Reinspect on 3/17/04

December 19, 2003 (Routine)

Comments:
All previous violations corrected

December 16, 2003 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0470 - Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the dry storage area, walkin cooler.
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • 1770 - Repeat Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: food prep tables, can opener, meat slicer, shelves inside refrigerators
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves, tables, outside areas of equipment had accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 0550 - Dispensing utensils improperly stored between.
    Store in-use utensils or dispensing utensils in one of the following manners: 1) In the food with their handles above the top of the food and the container. 2) In food that is not potentially hazardous with their handles above the top of the food within containers or equipment that can be closed. 3) On a clean portion of the food preparation table or cooking equipment only if the in-use utensil and the food-contact surface of the food preparation table or cooking equipment are cleaned and sanitized every 4 hours. 4) In running water of sufficient velocity to flush particulates to the drain. 5) In a clean, protected location if the utensils are used only with a food that is not potentially hazardous. 6) In a container of water if the water is maintained at a temperature of at least 140F and the container.
Comments:
Entire establishment needs a good cleaning. reinspect on 12/19/03

September 03, 2003 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1770 - Repeat Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: inside freezer, refrigerators, food storage containers, food prep tables,can openers, utensils
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the shelves, cabinets had accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 2720 - Repeat Outside refuse container was uncovered.
    Cover all waste containers when not in continuous use.
  • 3270 - Harborage conditions exist
    Eliminate harborage conditions. Insects and other pests are capable of transmitting disease to man by contaminating food and food-contact surfaces.
  • 1750 - Single-service items were observed reused for the storage of rice
    Discontinue the reuse of single-use containers for rice storage. Provide approved reusable food storage containers designed for your food storage needs.
  • 0380 - Critical Repeat Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service.
    Discard or return food products once the packaging is damaged or is in bad condition. Food packages must be in good condition to protect the integrity of the contents so that food is not exposed to adulteration or potential contaminants.

May 23, 2003 (Follow-up)

Comments:
All previous violations corrected. Establishment looks good!

May 20, 2003 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1770 - Repeat Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: meat slicer, rice steamer, inside smoker, food containers,inside refrigerators
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the outside area of equipment, hood system, shelves, had accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 3190 - Dustless methods are not being used when cleaning the floor
    Use dustless methods for cleaning the floor such as wet cleaning, vacuum cleaning, mopping with treated dust mops, or sweeping using a broom and dust-arresting compounds
  • 0380 - Critical Food from damaged packaging offered for sale or service.
    Discard or return food products once the packaging is damaged or is in bad condition. Food packages must be in good condition to protect the integrity of the contents so that food is not exposed to adulteration or potential contaminants.
  • 2740 - Repeat Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
    The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • 2720 - Repeat Outside refuse container was uncovered.
    Cover all waste containers when not in continuous use.
  • 0220 - Critical The employees are eating food in areas where they may contaminate food, clean equipment, utensils or other items needing protection.
    Provide a designated area where employees may eat so as not to contaminate exposed food, clean equipment, utensils, and linens, or unwrapped single-service and single-use articles, or other items needing protection.
  • 0470 - Repeat Unwrapped or uncovered food in the dry goods storage area
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • 3180 - Walls in food prep area noted in need of cleaning.
    All floors, walls, and ceilings must be cleaned as often as necessary to keep them clean. Cleaning of the physical facilities is an important measure in ensuring the protection and sanitary preparation of food. A regular cleaning schedule should be established and followed to maintain the facility in a clean and sanitary manner.

March 11, 2003 (Routine)

Comments:
All previous violations corrected. Looks Good!

March 05, 2003 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 2720 - Outside refuse container was uncovered.
    Cover all waste containers when not in continuous use.
  • 2740 - Trash and litter were observed adjacent to the refuse container outside the facility.
    The refuse container storage area and grounds adjacent to the container are to be maintained clean and sanitary.
  • 0470 - Unwrapped or uncovered food in the dry storage area and the refrigerators
    Protect food from cross contamination by storing food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings.
  • 1780 - Critical Surfaces of the containers for flour,sugar was in contact with non-potentially hazardous food items that were observed soiled with accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface of containers at any time when contamination may have occurred, at least every 24 hours, before restocking the consumer self-service equipment/utensils, or per manufacturer specifications.
  • 1770 - Observed accumulations of grime and debris on the following food contact surfaces: grill area, rice steamer
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the shelves and countertops, 3 compartment sinks had accumulations of grime and debris.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.

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