The Red Door Restaurant, 314 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219 - Full Service Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: The Red Door Restaurant
Address: 314 East Grace Street, Richmond, VA 23219
Type: Full Service Restaurant
Phone: 804 649-1588
Total inspections: 7
Last inspection: 01/12/2016

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Inspection findings

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No violation noted during this evaluation.01/12/2016Risk Factor
Inspection for permit renewal.
  • Critical: Food - Packaged and Unpackaged - Separation, Packaging, and Segregation* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Different types of raw animal foods stored in such a manner that may cause cross contamination. Raw beef, raw ground beef, and raw chicken stored in same container.
    Correction: Separate types of raw animal foods from each other such as beef, fish, lamb pork, and poultry during storage, preparation, holding, and display by the following: (a) Using separate equipment for each type. (b) Arranging each type of food in equipment so that cross contamination of one type with another is prevented. (c) Preparing each type of food at different times or in separate areas.
  • Utensils - In-Use - Between-Use Storage (corrected on site)
    Observation: Dispensing utensils improperly stored between uses.
    Correction: 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 135°F.
  • Equipment - Good Repair and Proper Adjustment
    Observation: The door gaskets to several refrigerators were observed in poor repair.
    Correction: Repair or replace the door gasket in accordance with the manufacturer's specifications.
  • Mops - Drying Mops (corrected on site)
    Observation: Mops not hung up to air dry.
    Correction: Wet use maintenance items such as mops must be hung in a position that allows them to air dry so they are not allowed to grow contamination which can then be spread through the establishment at the next use.
No violation noted during this evaluation.04/28/2015Risk Factor
  • Critical: Food - Potentially Hazardous Food - Cold Holding*
    Observation: The following foods were observed cold holding at improper temperatures in the prep table:
    -Sliced tomatoes

    Correction: Relocate food to a refrigeration unit that is capable of maintaining food storage at 41°F or below.
01/27/2015Risk Factor
  • Physical Facilities in Good Repair
    Observation: The wall beside the dishmachine and the ceiling in the kitchen area are not maintained in good repair. Observed missing drywall on the wall behind the dishmachine. Observed holes and peeling paint on the ceiling in the kitchen.
    Correction: Maintain physical facilities in good repair. Poor repair and maintenance compromises the functionality of the physical facilities.
  • Critical: Toxics - Storage of Toxic Containers* (corrected on site)
    Observation: Containers of Window cleaner and degreaser are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items. Observed items stored above the dishmachine
    Correction: Containers of Window cleaner and degreaser must be located in an area that is not above food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
  • Food Storage Containers - Identified with Common Name of Food (corrected on site)
    Observation: Unlabeled food containers.
    Correction: 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.
  • Physical Facilities - Cleaning Frequency and Restrictions
    Observation: The wall behind the cooking equipment noted in need of cleaning.
    Correction: 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.
  • Kitchenware and Tableware (corrected on site)
    Observation: Single-service or single-use articles not handled, displayed, or dispensed so that the food- or lip-contact surfaces are protected from contamination
    Correction: Handle, display, or dispense single-service and single-use articles so the food- or lip-contact surface are protected from contamination.

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