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



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Restaurant: The Red Door Restaurant
Address: 314 East Grace Street, Richmond, Virginia
Phone: (804) 649-1588
Total inspections: 16
Last inspection: Jul 20, 2009

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Inspection Type

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  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Repeat The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) foods in the refrigeration unit is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1550 - The 3 vat and hand washing sinks are not sealed to adjoining walls.
  • 1570 - Air vent cover observed hanging from the women's rest room ceiling.
  • 1570 - Reach -In refrigerator, in beverage area was observed in a condition that prevents necessary maintenance and easy cleaning. (Inside bottom of unit rusty.)
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of dust, dirt, food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: refrigerators, freezers, gaskets, ovens, deep fat fryers, stove top, microwave oven, slicer, floor mixer, and food processor.
  • 2810 - Ceiling in the down stairs dry storage area is not smooth and easily cleanable. (Holes in ceiling.)
  • 3045 - A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 3180 - Floors, walls, ceilings, and lights, 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.
July 20, 2009Routine18Details / Comments
0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) beef, meatballs, tuna and egg salads in the refrigeration unit are not properly dated for disposition.April 02, 2009Critical Procedures10Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. January 05, 2009Critical Procedures00-
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor or food stored less than 6" above the floor. (onion bag)
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Deli foods (salami, chicken and tuna and potato salads) were cold holding at improper temperatures
  • 3170 - Vent shafts are covered in plastic@ is not maintained in good repair
  • 3180 - The right side wall and the floor behind the cooks line noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3330 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Working containers of soaps and cleaning product are not properly labeled in squirt bottles..
  • 3340 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Containers of paint are not properly stored to prevent the contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens or single service items.
August 25, 2008Routine33Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. February 29, 2008Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the following items have accumulations of grime and debris:-fronts of ovens-broiler catch / drip pan-inside the oven, beneath the broiler-inside bottom of the upright freezer-inside of the lower microwave oven-the door handles areas of the reach in doors-outside of the freezer door in the walk-in-fan gaurds in the walk-in
  • 2250 - There is no utility sink or curbed cleaning facility designed for the cleaning of mops or similar wet floor cleaning tools and for the disposal of mop water and similar liquid wastes. This facility has never had had a utility sink but if it changes ownership a sink will need to be installed.
  • 2750 - Refuse containers throughout the kitchen are soiled on the outside and need scrubbing.
  • 3170 - Walls are not maintained in good repair (need paining). ***This is a work in progress and as the walls are repaired and scrubbed the facility has it budgeted to paint these walls.
  • 3180 - The wall area around the prep area noted in need of cleaning.
October 16, 2007Routine05Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. June 14, 2007Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. March 01, 2007Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
3170 - Repeat Walls in the kitchen area is not maintained in good repair (walls are not smooth and cleanable)October 23, 2006Follow-up01Details / Comments
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0570 - Wiping cloths improperly stored between use.Cloths were observed on several food prep counters.
  • 1330 - Repeat There is no data plate on the warewashing machine.
  • 1600 - The nozzels of the mechanical warewashing machine are clogged with food debris 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: 1) Soda dispensers .
  • 1770 B - Critical Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: 1) Inside deep fryers2) Grille and stove surface around the rear
  • 1790 - The inside of the oven is observed soiled with food debris.
  • 1800 - Repeat The nonfood contact surface of the 1) Walkin refrigerator door gaskets 2) Outside of the stove and oven surface. has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3170 - Repeat Walls in the kitchen area is not maintained in good repair (walls are not smooth and cleanable)
  • 3180 - Floors under the grille and stove area in the kitchen noted in need of cleaning.
October 05, 2006Routine28Details / Comments
  • 0160 - Corrected During Inspection Critical A food employee failed to wash his or her hands before engaging in food preparation, after touching bare human body parts, after coughing, sneezing, eating, after handling soiled utensils or after engaging in any activity which may have contaminated his/her hands.
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw beef and eggs observed stored next to Ready To Eat (RTE) ham.
  • 1770 A - Corrected During Inspection Critical The following equipment food-contact surfaces were observed soiled to sight and touch: slicer, can opener, and food processor.
  • 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.
  • 3460 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Medicines was observed stored in reach h-in refrigerator, on a package of cream cheese.
April 27, 2006Routine50Details / Comments
  • 1100 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The food contact surface of the wooden rolling pin is not smooth, contains cracks, chips, or pits and can not be easily cleaned.
  • 1150 - The nonfood contact surface of the top of the ice machine is not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable.
  • 1330 - The date plate is worn at the auto dish machine.
  • 1380 - There is no pressure gauge installed at the hot water supply line immediately before entering the warewashing machine allowing pounds per square inch, psi, to be monitored by a machine operator.
  • 1570 - There is a water line leeking in the basement was observed in a state of disrepair and damaged. Also, some refrigerator gaskets (all have been cleaned) need repair or replacing.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the bakers / pizza oven and the bottom pipe of the dish machine (grease built up), and the front counter (old beer keg) refrigerator has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2660 - There is no covered refuse container for the disposal of feminine napkins in the ladies room stall.
  • 2810 - Floor or floor coverings in the ladies room and in the kitchen are not smooth and easily cleanable. The kitchen floor in in the process of getting new tiles.
  • 3170 - Rest room hallway ceiling and basement ceiling (some places), and the top basement step, and the side wall at the top of the basement steps are not maintained in good repair
  • 3240 - Handwashing facilities are unclean and not maintained. Move condensation drip tube from the sink to a bucket.
October 25, 2005Routine19Details / Comments
  • 1620 - Warewashing sink is also used for handwashing. ***This was corrected at this inspection by the owner removing the soap dispenser from the wall.
  • 3170 - Repeat Floor tiles in the walk-in and behind the bar area are not maintained in good repair. There are already some tiles purchased and in the basement preparing for these improvements.
November 09, 2004Routine02Details / Comments
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the plastic container holding the food test thermometor, the outsides of equipment such as the microwaves,, the upright freezer, the outside of the walk in door, and the refrigerator fan gaurds have accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 3170 - Repeat Ceiling, walls nand floors are not maintained in good repair
  • 1060 - The nonfood contact surface of the upright freezer door handle is not corrosion resistant, nonabsorbent, and/or smooth.
  • 1150 - The nonfood contact surface of the upright freezer door handle is wrapped with duct tapeand is not designed or constructed to be easily cleanable.
  • 3180 - The walk in walls noted in need of cleaning.
  • 0610 - Food stored in a location where it is subject to splash, dust or other contamination. The mold on the walk in walls needs to be removed.
August 18, 2004Routine06Details / Comments
  • 3180 - Kitchen walls noted in need of cleaning.
  • 3170 - Kitchen ceiling and walls are is not maintained in good repair
October 13, 2003Routine02Details / Comments
  • 3045 - Repeat A sign or poster that notifies food employees to wash their hands is not provided at all lavatories used by food employees
  • 0240 - Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
January 30, 2003Routine02Details / Comments

July 20, 2009 (Routine)


Violations:

April 02, 2009 (Critical Procedures)


Violation: 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The prepared ready-to-eat (RTE) beef, meatballs, tuna and egg salads in the refrigeration unit 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.

August 25, 2008 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Inspection to renew the Health Permit.

February 29, 2008 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
Employee Health Awareness Policy; Consumer Advisary; other new food code updates were reviewed with the owner.

October 16, 2007 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Inspection to renew the Health Permit. Invoice and paperwork are complete. Health Permit was revalidated at the facility.

June 14, 2007 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
No critical violations at this inspection. Non-critical items discussed with the PIC.

March 01, 2007 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
No critical violations found at this inspection. Procedures were watched during the lunch hour rush.

October 23, 2006 (Follow-up)


Violation: 3170 - Repeat Walls in the kitchen area is not maintained in good repair (walls are not smooth and cleanable)
Maintain walls in a condition to be smooth and cleanable.
Comments:
Application and check #2732 was received and for revalidation.

October 05, 2006 (Routine)


Violations:

April 27, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Critical

October 25, 2005 (Routine)


Violations:

November 09, 2004 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Since last inspection in August: Kitchen glass front refrigerator and the inside shelving are all newly cleaned and rust / grime removed. Walk-in refrigerator door is all clean and in good repair. Health Permit was issued at this inspection.

August 18, 2004 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Proper use of plastic gloves for Ready to Eat Foods. Proper thawing of frozen meats in refrigeration. Proper storage of single service items. Salad items iced down in the kitchen for extra food safety protection. Employees observed hand washing all throughout this inspection.

October 13, 2003 (Routine)


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January 30, 2003 (Routine)


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