Ann Arbor, MI 48108
(Critical) Site visit - follow up for administrative consult. Reviewed hot and cold holding proceeedures with pic. Received sop's for cooling method of all foods
(Critical) Observed par cooked bacon stacked on a plate adjacent to the grill found at 70*f. Bacon was placed into prep unit to cool down to 41*f. Observed pre cooked chicken in the walk in cooler in a tightly sealed container with heavy condensation under the lid. Chicken found at 44*f, pic moved container of chicken to wif for rapid cooling. Corrected
(Critical) Observed food beyond its date of consumption marking. A portion of lasagna in the 3 door reach in cooler that had expired yesterday and a baked potato that had expired 2 days ago. Food that is beyond its date of consumption shall be disposed of. Corrected by discarding these foods into the trash. Corrected
(Critical) Observed sausage gravy at the steam table to be 125*f. Hot hold foods shall be maintained at 135*f or above. Corrected by discarding sausage gravy into trash. Observed a container of whipped butter packages to be at room temperature. The container was sitting on top of another container with ice in it but the ice only had contact with the bottom of the whipped butter container. Whipped butter must be kept at 41*f or lower. Corrected by discarding whipped butter packages into the trash. Observed multiple slices of pies (cream pie and cheese cake) in the upright pepsi cooler by the front door to be at 55*f. Cold hold foods shall be maintained at 41*f or lower. Corrected by discarding the pies into the trash. The upright pepsi cooler is not able to maintain proper holding temperatures. This unit shall remain out of commission until it can be serviced and be able to hold foods at 41*f or lower. Pic called service technician to repair unit during inspection. Corrected
(Critical) Observed tuna fish salad in the reach in cooler by the main cook line to be at 51*f. Person in charge indicated that the tuna fish was prepared approximately 2 hours prior. Proper cool down time from food made at ambient temperature is 4 hours to minimize the growth of bacteria. Corrected by moving the tuna fish salad to the upright freezer to rapidly chill down to 41*f or lower. The tuna fish salad was transferred to a shallow pan to allow for quicker cooling. Tuna fish salad was rechecked at end of inspection and temped at 40*f. Observed par cooked bacon stacked on a plate adjacent to the grill found at 70*f. Bacon was placed into prep unit to cool down to 41*f. Observed pre cooked chicken in the walk in cooler in a tightly sealed container with heavy condensation under the lid. Chicken found at 44*f, pic moved container of chicken to wif for rapid cooling. Corrected
(Critical) As per discussion with pic, mopwater is being discarding into sink that is being used as dual use as a food prep sink and mop sink. This is prohibited. At time of inspection, potatos were cooling in the sink indicated as the mop water water dump sink. Corrected by discussion with pic to cease this activity immediately. If mop sink cannot be installed due to space limitations, a variance must be issued for an approved alternative waste water disposal method. Corrected
Observed the wall above the main grill area to be heavily soiled with and accumulation of grease. Please clean this area now and place on a more frequent cleaning schedule.
Observed multiple slices of pies (cream pie and cheese cake) in the upright pepsi cooler by the front door to be at 55*f. Cold hold foods shall be maintained at 41*f or lower. Corrected by discarding the pies into the trash. The upright pepsi cooler is not able to maintain proper holding temperatures. This unit shall remain out of commission until it can be serviced and be able to hold foods at 41*f or lower. Pic called service technician to repair unit during inspection.
Observed several cleaned containers on the clean utensil rack to be stored/stacked wet. To correct, please allow containers to completely air dry prior to storage/stacking
Observed the hood filters that had been just previously cleaned to not be installed in the hood system. Pic indicated that the filters were still drying. The hoods were on the floor in the main kitchen. To correct, please reclean the exterior surfaces of the hood filters and place into the hood system so the system can funtion as intended.
(Critical) Observed several types of milk and rice pudding at 45 to 49f in the front counter display cooler. Corrected by discarding these foods
(Critical) Provide a needle tipped, digital food thermometer in the kitchen to verify proper cooking temperatures of thin foods. ,
The front counter display cooler was not maintaining phfs at 41f or below. This unit had a thick dust layer on the condenser coil. The owner removed this dust layer and made an adjustment to the temperature control dial. Assure this unit can maintain foods at 41f or below prior to placing any phfs in it
(Critical) Observed a spare order of hash browns/american fries on a plate out at room temperature. Corrected by discarding these cooked potatoes. In the future, please find a way to hold them hot (steam table, on a cooler portion of the griddle, or in a double pan set-up on the griddle, etc. ) or cool them down and hold at 41f or below.
(Critical) Observed chicken lemon rice soup made a few hours ago in the walk in cooler in three uncovered metal containers (two soup pots and one deep 1/3 pan). These containers are still too large for rapid cooling of this thick soup. Corrected by placing into three shallow hotel pans and placing back into the walk in cooler. Utilize this method from now on to rapidly chill this soup (and other similar foods)
The drain pan basin for the dish washing machine waste water has not been cleaned in a while. Thoroughly clean this basin now and several times per week to remove food debris build-up that can cause odors and be a breeding area for flies
The interior of the ice machine and the soda dispensing spouts are over-due for cleaning. The soda spouts were removed, disassembled and cleaned during the inspection. Schedule the cleaning of your ice machine with your refrigeration contractor
(Critical) The menu has not been revised yet to eliminate the consumer advisory on the children's hamburger/cheese burger, as well as eliminating some extra (unnecessary asterisks on the rest of the menu). Once your contractor has revised the menu provide me a copy to review prior to having it printed
(Critical) Observed the owner handling french toast (repositioning it in a to-go food container) and toast when buttering and plating the toast. Ensure utensils or single use gloves are used to prevent bare hand contact with ready to eat foods. Corrected through education and by the owner using single use gloves as required
(Critical) Observed rice cooked today placed in a large plastic container with a tight fitting cover and condensation droplets formed on the under side of the cover. Corrected by spreading the rice out in two shallow metal pans in the walk in cooler
The grill line exhaust hood filter section above the deep fryer area is not the proper size to fit in this portion of the hood. Actually, it is installed sideways, so as to fit into this space. The sections of the filter need to run vertically and not horizontally as the current one does. Provide a properly fitting replacement hood filter section (like the left end of the hood) for this portion of the hood
A connection on the water line located under the back corner of the ice making machine ice storage bin has a slow leak. Repair as needed to eliminate this moisture source
The urinal in the men's restroom is in need of cleaning under the lip around the perimeter.
Dish washing machine wash arms: observed several of the spray arm openings to be plugged with debris. Also, the sidewalls of the dish washing machine drain pan to have accumulated debris on them. Thoroughly clean these areas on a daily basis.
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(Critical) 1) observed the chlorine sanitizer concentration to be too high. Corrected by diluting the solution to 150 ppm. 2) observed an unapproved one gallon container of bleach (this bleach does not have an epa registration, nor does it have use directions for sanitizing equipment) provided in the kitchen. Discontinue the use of this kind of bleach and provide bleach that is approved for sanitizing food contact surfaces
The interior surfaces of the dish washing machine are overdue for cleaning at this time. Please thoroughly clean this machine more frequently to remove food debris build-up
Observed two leaking hose connections and one leaking pvc drain line in the basement (located near the water meter). Repair as needed
1) some areas under the deep fryer to have significant fryer oil build-up on them. Please clean this area now and more frequently in the future. 2) part of the shaft of the food processor blade (used for slicing the potatoes) had some build-up on it. Clean this area now and more frequently in the future
The server who prepared the sanitizer solution this morning did not verify how strong the solution was with the provided test papers. Ensure staff who prepare this solution use the test papers to determine the concentration is acceptable
Basement light fixtures in the food/equipment storage room: provide shatter-proof bulbs or bulbs shielded from breakage
The potential for splashing of the back kitchen prep cooler by water from the adjacent overhead spray rinse station of the dirty dish station still exists. Provide a smooth and easily cleanable surface to install as a barrier to prevent splashing.
Again, observed the potential for splashing of the back kitchen prep cooler by water from the adjacent overhead spray rinse station at the dirty dish station. Provide a smooth and easily cleanable surface to install as a barrier to prevent splashing. The owner has a large piece of stainless steel in the basement that can be used as a splash guard for this location/purpose.
Observed the potential for contamination to enter the ice bin. The old ice making machine was removed and replaced with a new unit. The ice making machine is narrower than the top of the ice bin and the provided stainless steel cover is sagging in the middle and is not properly sealed. Repair as needed (with approved materials) to provide a water tight seal
Observed a server who is wearing rings and bracelets. When beginning their shift, staff need to remove their watches, bracelets and jeweled/engraved rings to prevent jewelry from falling into food and/or becoming contaminated with food
Observed a bulk box of plastic spoons on a shelf in the basement to be located below the drip line of a pvc pipe. Corrected by moving the box to a safe location of the shelf
Observed one 8' light bulb in the kitchen to be missing the bulb tube and end caps. Also the same unshielded/exposed light bulbs are present in the basement. Provide bulb guards and/or shatter-proof light bulbs
(Critical) Observed cooked cabbage, carrots and potatoes in the steam table at 98 to 102f. Accidentally, the morning cook forgot to turn on the burner to this section of the steam table. Corrected by reheating this food on the range burner to 165f prior to returning the food to another preheated section of the steam table.
Observed two frozen pork chops and a partial case of chicken being thawed out at room temperature. These foods were still frozen or below 41f. Please thaw phfs under refrigeration, as part of the cooking process or under cold running water
Observed the potential for splashing of the back kitchen prep cooler by water from the adjacent overhead spray rinse station at the dirty dish station. Provide a smooth and easily cleanable surface to install as a barrier to prevent splashing
Observed unshielded light bulbs in the basement food storage area. Provide either shatter-proof bulbs or bulb guards to prevent bulb breakage
Observed a case of chicken temporarily stored on the floor. Corrected by removing from the floor
Observed several areas of the interior of the dish washing machine to have food debris build-up. Please thoroughly clean these surfaces regularly
(Critical) Observed cooked ground beef with a use-by date of 10-22-10 in the bottom of the three door prep cooler next to the oven. Corrected by discarding the beef
Observed a wall rack with utensils (tongs, ladles, spoons) mounted above the dirty dish spray rinse drain board area. Please relocate these utensils to protect them from misc. Contamination
The chlorine sanitizer test papers are discolored and no color comparison chart for the chlorine concentration is provided. Obtain a replacement test kit
Observed the door gaskets on the three door prep cooler (the one near the oven) to be split open. Please replace these gaskets to provided a cleanable surface that doesn't trap food debris
Observed the cook not remove a single-use glove after cracking raw shell eggs or placing battered bread on the grill for french toast. Corrected by discussing this issue with the cook and by the employee discarding the glove and providing new gloves before switching to another task such as buttering toast
The interior of the dish washing machine (ceiling, top and bottom spray arms, and the dish tank) are over-due for cleaning to remove built-up food debris. Clean now and maintain clean