Argierio's Restaurant

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300 Detroit Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Health Report - 03/05/2015 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Observed tomato based sauce that was cooked yesterday at 48f and still in the cooling process, located in the walk-in cooler, in a tightly sealed container. Cooked potentially hazardous food shall be cooled: (1) within 2 hours from 135f to 70f; p and (2) within a total of 6 hours from 135f to 41f or less. P to correct: discard the noted food and discontinue cooling food in sealed containers. Corrected: person in charge discarded the noted food and stated that they would cool the food in containers that are not sealed

(Critical) Observed tomato based sauce that was cooked yesterday at 48f and still in the cooling process, located in the walk-in cooler, in a tightly sealed container. Cooling shall be accomplished in accordance with the time and temperature by using one or more of the following methods based on the type of food being cooled: (1) placing the food in shallow pans; pf (2) separating the food into smaller or thinner portions; pf (3) using rapid cooling equipment ; pf (4) stirring the food in a container placed in an ice water bath; pf (5) using containers that facilitate heat transfer; pf (6) adding ice as an ingredient; pf or (7) other effective methods. Pf to correct: discard the noted food and start cooling the noted food with one of the above, approved methods. Corrected: person in charge discarded the noted food and stated that the food would be cooled with an ice bath/wand and would leave it loosely covered to allow the cold air to penetrate the noted food

Observed one hood vent installed horizontally. Exhaust ventilation hood systems in food preparation and ware washing areas including components such as hoods, fans, guards, and ducting shall be designed to prevent grease or condensation from draining or dripping onto food, equipment, utensils, linens, and single-service and single-use articles. To correct: reinstall hood vent vertically

Health Report - 09/18/2014 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Observed an inconsistent date marking system in use throughout the facility. Potentially hazardous food prepared and held in a food establishment for more than 24 hours shall be clearly marked to indicate the date or day by which the food shall be consumed on the premises, sold, or discarded when held at a temperature of 41�f or less for a maximum of 7 days. (pf) to correct put a consistent date marking system in place for use in the facility. ,

Observed employee with beard not using a beard hair net. Food employees shall 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; or unwrapped single-service or single-use articles. To correct provide beard hair nets for employees. ,

Observed single service containers such as the mozzarella plastic tubs being reused for food storage in the facility. Single-service and single-use articles may not be reused. To correct discontinue reusing previously used single service containers and provide food grade containers such as lexan containers. ,

Observed the following: 1. Steam wand being stored in room temperature water. 2. Bowls being used as scoops in bulk sauce in the walk-in cooler. During pauses in food preparation or dispensing, food preparation and dispensing utensils shall be stored: (a) in the food with their handles above the top of the food and the container; (b) in food that is not potentially hazardous with their handles above the top of the food within containers or equipment that can be closed, such as bins of sugar, flour, or cinnamon; (c) 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 at a frequency specified under ##4-602. 11 and 4-702. 11; (d) in running water of sufficient velocity to flush particulates to the drain, if used with moist food such as ice cream or mashed potatoes; (e) in a clean, protected location if the utensils, such as ice scoops, are used only with a food that is not potentially hazardous; or (f) in a container of water if the water is maintained at a temperature of at least 135�f and the container is cleaned at a frequency specified under subparagraph 4-602. 11(d)(7). To correct: 1. Discontinue storing the steam wand in standing water. 2. Discontinue using bowls as scoops and use a food grade scoop with a handle. ,

Observed the following torn gaskets: 1. Both gaskets on the pizza line cooler. 2. Both gaskets on the wait staff salad cooler. Equipment shall be maintained in a state of repair and good condition. To correct repair or replace the noted gaskets. ,

Health Report - 02/27/2014 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Used a quat test kit and found the sanitizing solution flowing from the quat dispenser on the wall by the 3 compartment sink below manufacturers recommended range of 200 ppm to 400 ppm. Pic has called for repair and has been instructed to manually mix sanitizer until dispenser is repaired. ,

Found the tile grout around the floor drain cover on the cooking line worn and holding water and debris. Found peeling paint on the wall of the mechanical/storage room. To correct repair tiled floor and wall to be smooth, durable and cleanable.

Found the steam wand of espresso machine stored in a cup of water. Pic corrected by removing cup of water and was reminded to allow steam wand to air dry after cleaning and sanitizing or after sanitzing between uses.

Observed employee working in the cooking/prep area with beard. To correct provide beard net and remind employee with beard to wear beard net.

Health Report - 08/22/2013 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found cleaner (orange force) flowing from the sanitizer dispenser at the chemical dispenser on the wall by the 3 compartment sink. Pic corrected by calling for chemical service, who then flushed line and changed cleaner to sanitizer. Violation corrected.

(Critical) Found ready to eat (rte), time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, spinach lasagna and manicotti in the 2 door pizza prep top cooler without 7 day (day prepared + 6 days) datemarks. Found rte, tcs food, an opened container of mozzarella cheese without 7 day datemark in the 2 door salad prep top cooler. Found rte, tcs food, tiramisu, ham, salami, and lasagna without 7 day datemarks in the 1 door prep top cooler. Found rte, tcs food, recently made pans of lasagna and manicotti without 7 day datemarks in the walk in cooler. Pic corrected by providing 7 day datemarks for rte, tcs food and has been instructed to monitor and ensure employees are datemarking appropriate items.

Found the floor under equipment, edges and corners on the cooking line and prep area soiled with accumulation. Found the ceiling tile in the kitchen soiled with buildup. To correct throughly clean floors and walls and keep clean.

Observed the presence of flies in the bar and back kitchen sink area. To correct keep areas clean and dry, in good repair, and continue fly control measures.

Found no thermometer in the 2 door pizza prep top cooler and the 2 door saute prep top cooler. To correct provide internal hanging thermometers in all coolers.

Found the top and sides of the pizza oven soiled with accumulation. Found the sides of the cooking equipment soiled with build up. To correct clean cooking equipment and clean on a schedule to preclude accumulation.

Found the tiled floor surrounding the floor drain on the cooking line worn and holding water. Found the wall in the storage and utility room with damaged surfaces. To correct repair floor and wall to be durable, smooth, and cleanable.

Health Report - 03/08/2013 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found the drain line of the ice machine on the edge of the floor drain receptacle without adequate air gap. Found the drain line of the water softener discharge drain line below the rim of the mop sink. To correct provide an air gap of at least 1 inch for each drain line above the rim of the floor drain receptacle and mop sink.

Found light in cooking hood not working. To correct repair/replace light.

Found the door gaskets of the 2 door prep top cooler cracked and torn. To correct repair/replace door gaskets.

Found the floor under equipment, edges and corners in the kitchen soiled with accumulation and debris. To correct thoroughly clean floors and keep clean.

Found mouse droppings on the floor under the freezer in the hot water tank area. To correct keep areas clean, and continue pest control measures.

Health Report - 09/13/2012 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, lasagna 45°F, meat sauce 45°F, and soup 45°F in the outside walk in cooler. Pic temporarily corrected by placing items in other working coolers, and a repair tech was working on walk in cooler during inspection. Pic has been instructed not to use the outside walk in cooler, until repaired/replaced to hold tcs food at 41°F. ,

Observed ceiling tile in dining area with water stains, and edge in dining room with gaps and cracks. To correct repair/replace ceiling tile and fill edge in dining room to eliminate gaps and cracks.

Observed an employee using a cotton towel, that is re-used to hold bread while cutting bread. To correct replace cotton towel with utensil that is smooth, durable and cleanable or use single use deli paper to hold bread when cutting.

Found the discharge drain line of the water softener no longer attached to shelf which provided air gap above the rim of the mop sink. Pic corrected by re-securing discharge drain line to the shelf which provided air gap. Found the drain line of the ice machine no longer attached to other pipes and without support. Pic corrected by re-securing drain line and supported pipe with physical object providing adequate air gap. Pic has been reminded to monitor and ensure air gaps on drain lines are maintained. Observed the drain line in the bar with open end and part not closed. To correct cap and seal drain line at open end and points.

Observed the handle of the ice scoop in the ice bin laying on top of ice in the bar ice bin. To correct store ice scoop either in a holder/container or in ice bin with handle up to minimize contamination.

Found the outside walk in cooler not holding tcs food at 41°F. To correct repair/replace walk in cooler to hold tcs food at 41°F. Observed excess water pooling on the bottom of the 2 door prep top cooler on the cooking line. To correct repair cooler if necessary and keep clean.

Observed recently cooked pasta cooling in deep plastic pans. To correct place pasta in thin layers in shallow pans to cool rapidly.

Observed flies in the kitchen waitstation area. To correct keep areas clean and dry, in good repair, and continue pest control measures.

Found the hood filters on the cooking hood soiled with dusty build up. Found the bottom of freezer soiled with build up and accumulation. To correct clean hood filters and bottom of freezer.

Found the ceiling in the kitchen prep soiled with dust and build up. To correct thoroughly clean ceiling and keep clean.

Health Report - 03/21/2012 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, sliced sausage 45°F in the top right portion, and beef, cheese ravioli 45°F and cooked pasta 45°F in the bottom of the 2 door saute prep top cooler. Employee corrected by placing tcs food in other working coolers. Pic has been instructed not to use this cooler to hold tcs food, until repaired/replaced to hold tcs food at 41°F. This is a repeated cold hold violation and a rcp form has been issued. ,

(Critical) Found ready to eat (rte), time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, portioned slices of tiramisu in the 1 door reach in cooler without 7 day datemark. Found rte, tcs food, trays of cut/portioned lasagna and manicotti without 7 day datemarks in the 2 door pizza prep top cooler and the 1 door prep top cooler. Pic corrected by providing 7 day (day opened/prepared + 6 days) datemarks for noted items. Pic has been instructed to monitor that employees are datemarking appropriate items. ,

Found light in the cooking hood not working. To correct repair/replace light.

Found the bottom of freezers soiled with accumulation. Found the edges and surrounding areas of non food contact surfaces of slicer soiled. Found the underside of the counter above the prep top cooler soiled with splash. Found the tip of the drain line of the ice bin in the bar soiled with build up. To correct clean noted areas and keep clean.

Found wiping cloth stored on top of the bar counter top. To correct store wiping cloth in sanitizing bucket.

Found the 2 door saute prep top cooler not holding tcs food at 41°F. To correct repair/replace cooler to hold tcs food at 41°F. Found open spaces in the cooking hood where filters should fill. To correct provide filters and spacers to fill cooking exhaust hood.

Found the floor under cooking equipment soiled with build up and accumulation. Found the ceiling thorough out kitchen soiled with dust and splash. To correct clean noted areas and keep clean.

Health Report - 09/20/2011 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, sausage 50°F and prosciutto 50°F in the top portion, and ravioli 49°F, and veal 49°F in the bottom portion of the 2 door saute prep top cooler. Pic corrected by discarding tcs food in the entire 2 door saute prep top cooler and has been instructed not to use this cooler to hold tcs food, until it has been repaired/replaced to hold tcs food at 41°F or lower. ,

(Critical) Found heavy accumulation in the pop nozzle of the pop gun in the bar. Pic corrected by cleaning and sanitizing pop nozzle, and has been instructed to monitor that employees are cleaning pop nozzle acccording to manufacturer specification. ,

Found the 2 door saute prep top cooler not holding tcs food at 41°F. To correct repair/replace cooler to hold tcs food at 41°F or lower. Observed water dripping from the corner front edge of the dishwashing machine when running. To correct repair dishwasher.

Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) in the entire kitchen soiled with build up. Found the ceiling in the kitchen soiled with build up. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.

Found no thermometers in the 2 door prep top coolers (pizza and saute). To correct provide internal hanging thermometers in all coolers.

Observed water spraying from the base of the spout of the faucet in the 3 compartment sink. To correct repair faucet and eliminate water spraying from base of spout.

Found the grout around the floor drain cover of the cooking line worn and missing. To correct re-grout tile around the floor drain cover.

Found employee food in the utensil bin under the wait station counter. To correct designate where employees may store thier personal food and monitor that employees are properly storing thier items in designated areas only. Pic corrected by placing food item in designated area.

Health Report - 03/29/2011 (0 critical incident(s))

Found the floor edges in the kitchen soiled with accumulation. Found the ceiling tile above cooking and prep areas soiled. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.

Found the internal diffusers of the pop machine in the kitchen with slight accumulation. Pic corrected by having employee wash, rinse and sanitize internal diffussers.

Found a large stockpot of recently made meat sauce cooling covered in the walk in cooler. Pic corrected by dividing meat sauce into smaller portions and left uncovered to cool in the walk in cooler. Pic has been instructed to monitor that employees are following proper procedure when cooling tcs food, and reminded to cool foods from 135°F to 70°F, in 2 hours, and then from 70°F to 41°F in 4 hours.

Found the faucet spout on the end of the cook line soiled with build up. To correct clean faucet spout

Health Report - 09/28/2010 (0 critical incident(s))

Found the lights on the cooking line not working. To correct repair/replace lights

Found ice scoop with handle stored on top of ice. To correct store ice scoop with handle up.

Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) on the cooking line and prep area soiled with accumulation and build up. Found the ceiling in the kitchen area soiled with splash and dust build up. Found the wall behind the dishwashing machine soiled with moldy build up. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.

Found wiping cloth stored on counter top. To correct stored wiping cloth completely submerged under sanitizer.

Found the wall in the hot water tank room with peeling paint. Found the ceiling around windows in the bar dining area cracked with drywall compound. To correct repair and finish wall to be smooth and easy to clean.

Found 2 hood filters missing from cooking hood (on shelf waiting to be placed in hood ). To correct place hood filters back into place as soon as possible. Found half of grill surface grate, on the grill missing. To correct replace missing grill surface.

Found employee food stored next to food supplies in the 2 door pizza prep top cooler. To correct designate employee cooler shelf/storage area, and have employees store their food in this designated area only.

Found the top of pizza oven soiled with accumulation and build up. Found the top of the knife holder soiled with accumulation. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.