Tropical Smoothie Cafe' of Short Pump, Ste C101 - 11736 West Broad Street, Richmond, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations



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Restaurant: Tropical Smoothie Cafe' of Short Pump
Address: Ste C101 - 11736 West Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia
Phone: (804) 360-3644
Total inspections: 8
Last inspection: Aug 17, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

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Details / Comments

  • 1100 - Observed a cracked "ice bucket" with tape on top of the rear bulk ice machine.
  • 2640 - Observed the dumpster doors/lids are open.
August 17, 2009Routine02Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. March 20, 2009Risk Factor Assessment00Details / Comments
  • 0550 - Observed the peanut butter scooper atop the prep line table (covered with peanut butter).
  • 1960 - Observed lexan containers being stored on the rear rack that are "wet nested" (wet inside).
September 17, 2008Routine02Details / Comments
  • 0760 - Critical Observed the soup in the well registered 88 degrees (per owner it is taken from refrigeration unit then placed in well).
  • 0830 - Critical Observed some cups of southwestern rice/bean mixture with no date markings.
May 08, 2008Critical Procedures20Details / Comments
  • 0610 - Observed bottles of gatorade/box of syrup on flooring underneath storage shelving.
  • 1190 - Observed the lack of thermometer in the service areas reach-in unit.
  • 1530 - Observed the lack of a chemical test kit on site.
  • 2660 - Observed the lack of a covered trash can in the female restroom.
  • 3045 - Observed the lack of a handwashing sign in the male/female restrooms.
  • 3260 - Corrected During Inspection Observed purses on the rear storage shelvings.
September 18, 2007Routine06Details / Comments
0820 - Critical Pasteurized egg found at 45 degrees. Refrigerator was 50 degrees.June 19, 2007Critical Procedures10Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. December 15, 2006Routine00Details / Comments
  • 1580 - Found deep cuts in cutting board hanging at 3 compartment sink.
  • 1770 C - Found debris on the inside of the prep refrigeration units.
  • 3180 - Found food debris on the floor under prep units.
  • 3380 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Found the sanitizer extremely strong (>200 ppm) in the spray bottle.
  • 3660 - Found establishment changed owners.
November 13, 2006Routine14Details / Comments

August 17, 2009 (Routine)


Violations:

March 20, 2009 (Risk Factor Assessment)

Comments:
No hot holding. Heated sandwiches are to order. Good date marking. Discussed employee health policy with PIC. She was aware of symptoms to stay home with. Discussed: labeling dry goods (turbirado sugar) and keeping it covered. Protect ice receptacle by turning upside down or covering with a lid. Cleaning and sanitizing of blenders. No critical violations observed today. 3 compartment sink was set up properly. Inspection took place just before opening. Most foods had been prepped for today.

September 17, 2008 (Routine)


Violations:

May 08, 2008 (Critical Procedures)


Violations:

September 18, 2007 (Routine)


Violations:

June 19, 2007 (Critical Procedures)


Violation: 0820 - Critical Pasteurized egg found at 45 degrees. Refrigerator was 50 degrees.
Refrigerator knob turned to cooler.

December 15, 2006 (Routine)

Comments:
No violations.

November 13, 2006 (Routine)


Violations: Comments:
Good glove use.

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