Yen Ching Restaurant, 6601 Midlothian Tpke., Richmond, VA - Restaurant inspection findings and violations

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Restaurant: Yen Ching Restaurant
Address: 6601 Midlothian Tpke., Richmond, Virginia
Phone: (804) 276-7430
Total inspections: 9
Last inspection: Jul 9, 2009

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Violation code

Inspection Date

Inspection Type

Critical violations

Non-Critical violations

Details / Comments

  • 0610 - Corrected During Inspection Food stored in a location where it is subject to dust or other contamination.
  • 0960 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The food contact surface of the bowl using for a scoop is not safe.
July 09, 2009Routine11Details / Comments
No violation noted during this evaluation. March 17, 2009Critical Procedures00Details / Comments
  • 0240 - Corrected During Inspection Employees observed working in the food service area without proper hair restraints.
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection In-use utensils improperly stored between use. Ice scoop
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The ready-to-eat commercially processed food in the freezer was not properly dated for disposition after opening.
  • 1770 B - Corrected During Inspection Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: Can opener
  • 1770 C - Corrected During Inspection Observed accumulations of food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: soda holster.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the exhaust hood has accumulations of grease.
  • 3020 - Corrected During Inspection Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen area
  • 3180 - Repeat Floor in the kitchen under the stove area noted in need of cleaning.
December 09, 2008Routine17Details / Comments
  • 0380 - Critical Food packages are not in good condition or the integrity of the package contents are not protected from adulteration or potential contaminants (ex: Using carry out bags for food storage in the walkin freezer)
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Food cold holding at improper temperatures at the sandwich station.
  • 1770 B - Observed accumulations of encrusted food deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: meat slicer
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface between the stove and deep fryers has accumulations of grime and debris.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents. There is to much gap in around the door sealing.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floor in the kitchen under the stove and grill noted in need of cleaning.
September 11, 2008Routine24Details / Comments
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor in the walkin refrigerator and freezer less than 6" above the floor.
  • 0960 1 - Critical Repeat Using a metal dish for a rice scoop.
  • 1570 - Mechanically vented hood filters not in good repair or have gaps in between filters.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: outside the ice machine and the outside of the grille stove.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floors under the deep fryers noted in need of cleaning.
May 20, 2008Routine14Details / Comments
  • 0520 - Ice used as a medium for cooling the exterior surfaces of food is also for drink ice or used as food.
  • 1060 - The nonfood contact surface of the storage shelves is absorbent. Using cardboard for shelf linning.
  • 1770 B - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Observed accumulations of encrusted deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: Can opener
  • 3180 - Repeat Floor under the stove in the in the kitchen noted in need of cleaning.
February 08, 2008Routine04Details / Comments
  • 0820 - Critical Beef and pork cold holding at improper temperatures.
  • 0830 - Critical Repeat The prepared food in the freezer is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 0960 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The food contact surface of the bowl used for scooping flour is not safe.
November 08, 2007Routine30Details / Comments
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw eggs stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit.
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat food in the freezer is not properly dated for disposition.
  • 1770 B - Corrected During Inspection Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: Can opener
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of mold residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces:inside the ice machine on the baffle.
  • 3180 - Floor under the stove in the food prep noted in need of cleaning.
July 27, 2007Routine23Details / Comments
  • 1370 - The warewashing machine is not equipped with a device to warn of low sanitizer level.
  • 1570 - Mechanically vented hood filters have gaps in between filters.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents at the bottom of the rear door.
April 13, 2007Routine03Details / Comments

July 09, 2009 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0610 - Corrected During Inspection Food stored in a location where it is subject to dust or other contamination.
    Store food where it is not exposed to splash or install an approved durable, and cleanable barrier between the splash source and the food to prevent contamination.
  • 0960 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The food contact surface of the bowl using for a scoop is not safe.
    Repair or replace the bowl for a scoop to permit easy cleaning and prevent the migration of deleterious substances, or transference of colors, odors, or tastes to food.

March 17, 2009 (Critical Procedures)

Comments:
All non critical violations discussed during inspection.

December 09, 2008 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0240 - Corrected During Inspection 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.
  • 0550 - Corrected During Inspection In-use utensils improperly stored between use. Ice scoop
    Store in-use utensils or dispensing utensils in one of the following manners: 1) In the ice with their handles above the top of the ice and the container.
  • 0830 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The ready-to-eat commercially processed food in the freezer was not properly dated for disposition after opening.
    Mark a 24 hour "consume by" date once the food is thawed. Prior to freezing once opened, indicate the length of time the food was held refrigerated which is 7 days or less at 41F. When the food is removed from the freezer indicate the date by which the food shall be consumed which is 7 days or less at 41F minus the refrigeration time before the food was frozen.
  • 1770 B - Corrected During Inspection Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: Can opener
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1770 C - Corrected During Inspection Observed accumulations of food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: soda holster.
    Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface of the exhaust hood has accumulations of grease.
    Clean the surface at a frequency necessary to preclude accumulation of soil residues that become encrusted or attract insects and rodents.
  • 3020 - Corrected During Inspection Soap was not provided at the hand washing lavatory in the kitchen 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.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floor in the kitchen under the stove 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.

September 11, 2008 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0380 - Critical Food packages are not in good condition or the integrity of the package contents are not protected from adulteration or potential contaminants (ex: Using carry out bags for food storage in the walkin freezer)
    Obtain freezer bags or storage containers.
  • 0820 A 2 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Food cold holding at improper temperatures at the sandwich station.
    Discard the food and ensure that potentially hazardous foods for cold holding are maintained at 41F or below to inhibit the growth of harmful bacteria.
  • 1770 B - Observed accumulations of encrusted food deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: meat slicer
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1800 - The nonfood contact surface between the stove and deep fryers 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.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents. There is to much gap in around the door sealing.
    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.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floor in the kitchen under the stove and grill 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.

May 20, 2008 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0610 - Food stored on the floor in the walkin refrigerator and freezer less than 6" above the floor.
    Elevate food storage onto approved shelving with minimum 6" legs or casters.
  • 0960 1 - Critical Repeat Using a metal dish for a rice scoop.
    Replace the dish with a scoop to permit easy cleaning and prevent the migration of deleterious substances, or transference of colors, odors, or tastes to food.
  • 1570 - Mechanically vented hood filters not in good repair or have gaps in between filters.
    Repair or replace hood filters and/or eliminate gaps between filters.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of food residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces: outside the ice machine and the outside of the grille stove.
    Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floors under the deep fryers 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.

February 08, 2008 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0520 - Ice used as a medium for cooling the exterior surfaces of food is also for drink ice or used as food.
    Cease use of ice used as a cooling medium for food. Ice that has been in contact with unsanitized surfaces may contain contaminants.
  • 1060 - The nonfood contact surface of the storage shelves is absorbent. Using cardboard for shelf linning.
    Nonfood contact equipment that is exposed to splash, spillage, food soiling, or requires frequent cleaning must be smooth, durable, and nonabsorbent.
  • 1770 B - Corrected During Inspection Repeat Observed accumulations of encrusted deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: Can opener
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 3180 - Repeat Floor under the stove in the in the kitchen 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.

November 08, 2007 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0820 - Critical Beef and pork cold holding at improper temperatures.
    Relocate food to a refrigeration unit that is capable of maintaining food storage at 41F or below.
  • 0830 - Critical Repeat The prepared food in the freezer is not properly dated for disposition.
    Mark a 24 hour "consume by" date once the food is thawed. Prior to freezing Indicate the length of time the food was held refrigerated which is 7 days or less at 41F. When the food is removed from the freezer indicate the date by which the food shall be consumed which is 7 days or less at 41F minus the refrigeration time before the food was frozen.
  • 0960 1 - Corrected During Inspection Critical The food contact surface of the bowl used for scooping flour is not safe.
    Repair or replace the bowl with a scoop to permit easy cleaning and prevent the migration of deleterious substances, or transference of colors, odors, or tastes to food.

July 27, 2007 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 0470 - Corrected During Inspection Critical Raw eggs stored over ready-to-eat (RTE) food in the refrigeration unit.
    Separate raw animal foods during storage, preparation, holding, and display from raw RTE food including other raw animal food such as fish for sushi or molluscan shellfish, or other raw RTE food such as vegetables, and cooked RTE food.
  • 0830 - Critical The prepared ready-to-eat food in the freezer is not properly dated for disposition.
    Mark a 24 hour "consume by" date once the food is thawed. Prior to freezing Indicate the length of time the food was held refrigerated which is 7 days or less at 41F. When the food is removed from the freezer indicate the date by which the food shall be consumed which is 7 days or less at 41F minus the refrigeration time before the food was frozen.
  • 1770 B - Corrected During Inspection Observed accumulations of encrusted grease deposits or other soil on the following food contact surfaces: Can opener
    Clean and sanitize these surfaces for food contact.
  • 1770 C - Observed accumulations of mold residue or other debris on the following nonfood-food contact surfaces:inside the ice machine on the baffle.
    Maintain nonfood-contact surfaces of equipment clean.
  • 3180 - Floor under the stove in the food prep 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.

April 13, 2007 (Routine)



Violations:
  • 1370 - The warewashing machine is not equipped with a device to warn of low sanitizer level.
    Alter or replace the warewashing machine so that an audible or visual warning is given when more chemical sanitizer needs to be added.
  • 1570 - Mechanically vented hood filters have gaps in between filters.
    Eliminate gaps between filters.
  • 2930 - Outer opening of the food establishment is not protected against entry of insects and rodents at the bottom of the rear door.
    Protect the food establishment against the entry of insects and rodents by 1. Filling or closing holes and other gaps along floors.
Comments:
Change of ownership inspection

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