Lucky Kitchen

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611 E. University
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Health Report - 06/03/2015 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Two separate times observed an employee rinse their hands in the empty rinse basin of the three compartment sink. The employee was cooking and walked over to the sink to rinse their hands. The employee was changing between tasks that would require proper handwashing. Corrected during the inspection by educating the employee about proper handwashing technique as outlined above.

Two separate times observed an employee rinse their hands in the empty rinse basin of the three compartment sink. The employee was cooking and walked over to the sink to rinse their hands. Correct by instructing employees to only complete handwashing in the designated handsink

In the kitchen at the handsink observed the drain to be leaking a small amount of water during eac use. Correct by repairing drain pipe so it does not leak

Observed rear outside entry screen door not tight fitting in the opening. Correct each item by repairing or replacing to prevent the entry of pests

This incident (68928) does not have any more information on it

In the kitchen observed the floor under the deep fryers at the main cook line with a heavy accumulation of grease and food debris. The grease and debris buildup is about a 1/4 inch deep. Correct by cleaning now and on a more frequent basis to prevent the accumulation of grease and food. In other areas of the kitchen observed heavy buildup of grease and food debris only around the casters and legs of equipment. Some improvement has been made in cleaning the floors. However, an increase in the frequency and thoroughness of cleaning needs to implemented.

At the main cook line observed the ventilation filters with a heavy accumulation of grease. The grease has formed filamentous deposits which are hanging from the filter holders. Correct by cleaning now and on a more frequent basis to prevent the accumulation of grease on the filters.

Observed the following areas in need of repair: 1. Main kitchen rear, observed water stained ceiling tiles. No obvious water was observed leaking into kitchen. Correct by inspecting for source of leak, correcting leak, and replacing ceiling tiles. Repeat from last several inspections. No water leaking from the tile. However, additional water staining noted during this inspection. Pic states he has been working with the landlord to repair any leaks which appear. 2. Kitchen rear near mop sink, observed peeling ceiling paint and exposed dry wall. Correct by repairing the surface as necessary to provide a smooth and easily cleanable surface. Repeat from last inspection. 3. Basement floor, observed unsealed concrete and exposed dirt. Correct by repairing the floor so it is smooth and easily cleanable. Repeat from last inspection. Pic states he is working on installing a basement under drain. After this install the floor will be repaired. All of these items are repeats from the last several inspections. Please continue to work on repairing these items.

In the basement on two chest style freezers observed the outside of each door lid to have peeling pain, rust, and exposed metal. Correct by repairing or replacing lid to provide a smooth and easily cleanable lid. The lids are beginning to rust. This violation was observed during the last several inspections. In the kitchen on the main make line at the reach in portion of the prep top cooler observed the door seals to be split open. Correct by replacing the door seals

Health Report - 11/10/2014 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) At the prep top cooler on the main cook line observed the following cold holding food/temperature combinations: rte shrimp at 55 degrees f. Precooked breaded chicken at 51 degrees f. Precooked chicken at 50 degrees f. Bean sprouts at 51 degrees f. Some of the food items were overstocked. Other food items were in pans on top of the insert pans in the prep top. The air temp thermometer inside the unit registered 38 degrees f. Other foods were found to be at 40 degrees f. The above mentioned phf items were discarded and replaced with fresh food. Item corrected

(Critical) At the prep top cooler observed a large mixing bowl sitting on top of the insert pans. The bowl contains fried tofu prepared around lunch. The tofu was found to be 62 to 79 degrees f. The chef states the tofu was being cooled. Corrected by stirring the tofu and placing the bowl into the walk in cooler. As discussed the prep top cooler is a cold holding device. It is not designed to cool large volumes of food. Item corrected.

Observed the following areas in need of repair: 1. Main kitchen rear, observed water stained ceiling tiles. No obvious water was observed leaking into kitchen. Correct by inspecting for source of leak, correcting leak, and replacing ceiling tiles. Repeat from last several inspections. No water leaking from the tile. However, additional water staining noted during this inspection. 2. Kitchen rear near mop sink, observed peeling ceiling paint and exposed dry wall. Correct by repairing the surface as necessary to provide a smooth and easily cleanable surface. Repeat from last inspection. 3. Basement floor, observed unsealed concrete and exposed dirt. Correct by repairing the floor so it is smooth and easily cleanable. Repeat from last inspection. All of these items are repeats from the last several inspections. Please continue to work on repairing these items.

In the basement on the floor observed two large yard style trash bags full of empty soda cans for return for deposit. The bags of cans provide a harborage for insects and rodents. As discussed during the inspection, correct item by removing these bags from the premises on a more frequent basis.

In the basement on two chest style freezers observed the outside of each door lid to have peeling pain, rust, and exposed metal. Correct by repairing or replacing lid to provide a smooth and easily cleanable lid. This violation was observed during the last several inspections.

In the kitchen observed the floor under the deep fryers and the four burner stove at the main cook line with a heavy accumulation of grease and food debris. The grease and debris buildup is about a 1/4 inch deep over several square feet of floor area. Correct by cleaning now and on a more frequent basis to prevent the accumulation of grease and food. This is a repeat from last inspection. More frequent cleaning under the cook line is still needed. Enforcement action may be initiated if progress on this item is not observed during the next routine inspection.

Health Report - 06/03/2014 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Observed an employee donning and doffing the same pair of single service gloves several times during the inspection. Corrected during the inspection by discarding the used pair of gloves and educating the employee with the help of the pic. Item corrected

In the kitchen observed the floor under the deep fryers and the four burner stove at the main cook line with a heavy accumulation of grease and food debris. The grease and debris buildup is about a 1/4 inch deep over several square feet of floor area. Correct by cleaning now and on a more frequent basis to prevent the accumulation of grease and food. This is a repeat from last inspection. More frequent cleaning under the cook line is still needed. Enforcement action may be initiated if progress on this item is not observed during the next routine inspection.

Observed the following areas in need of repair: 1. Main kitchen rear, observed water stained ceiling tiles. No obvious water was observed leaking into kitchen. Correct by inspecting for source of leak, correcting leak, and replacing ceiling tiles. Repeat from last several inspections. No water leaking from the tile. However, additional water staining noted during this inspection. 2. Kitchen rear near mop sink, observed peeling ceiling paint and exposed dry wall. Correct by repairing the surface as necessary to provide a smooth and easily cleanable surface. Repeat from last inspection. 3. Basement floor, observed unsealed concrete and exposed dirt. Correct by repairing the floor so it is smooth and easily cleanable. Repeat from last inspection. All of these items are repeats from the last several inspections. Please continue to work on repairing these items. Enforcement action may be initiated if progress on these items is not observed during the next routine inspection

In the basement on the floor observed two to three dozen dead cockroaches. Correct by removing dead insects from the premises. This violation was observed during the previous inspection

In the basement on two chest style freezers observed the outside of each door lid to have peeling pain, rust, and exposed metal. Correct by repairing or replacing lid to provide a smooth and easily cleanable lid. This violation was observed during the last several inspections.

Health Report - 11/18/2013 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Observed three #10 cans with severe damage stored on a shelf with other ready to use cans. Pic corrected item during the inspection by relocating the damaged cans to a previously designated holding area. Item corrected.

In the basement on the floor observed approximately 25- 13 gallon kitchen style trash bags full of empty soda cans for return for deposit. Having so many bags of cans is a harborage for insects and rodents. As discussed during the inspection, correct item by removing these bags from the premises on a more frequent basis.

In the basement on two chest style freezers observed the outside of each door lid to have peeling paint and exposed metal. Correct by repairing or replacing lid to provide a smooth and easily cleanable lid. This violation was observed during the last inspection

In the kitchen observed the floor under the deep fryers and the four burner stove at the main cook line with a heavy accumulation of grease and food debris. The grease and debris buildup is about a 1/4 inch deep over several square feet of floor area. Correct by cleaning now and on a more frequent basis to prevent the accumulation of grease and food. This is a repeat from last inspection. More frequent cleaning under the cook line is still needed.

Observed the following areas in need of repair: main kitchen rear, observed water stained ceiling tiles. No obvious water was observed leaking into kitchen. Correct by inspecting for source of leak, correcting leak, and replacing ceiling tiles. Repeat from last several inspections. No water leaking from the tile. However, additional water staining noted during this inspection. 2. Kitchen rear near mop sink, ceiling and walls observed peeling paint and exposed dry wall. Correct by repairing the surface as necessary to provide a smooth and easily cleanable surface. Repeat from last inspection. 3. Basement floor, observed unsealed concrete and exposed dirt. Correct by repairing the floor so it is smooth and easily cleanable. Repeat from last inspection. All of these items are repeats from the last several inspections. Please continue to work on repairing these items.

In the basement on the floor observed two to three dozen dead cockroaches. Correct by removing dead insects from the premises

Health Report - 04/24/2013 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) At the reach in cooler on the main cook line observed the following cold holding food/temperature combinations: rte shrimp at 50 degrees f. Precooked breaded chicken at 51 degrees f. Precooked chicken at 50 degrees f. Cut cabbage at 51 degrees f. Bean sprouts at 51 degrees f. These items had been stocked from the walk in cooler at open. The air temp thermometer inside the unit registered 48 degrees f. Non tcs foods were found to be at 50 degrees f. The thermostat on the unit was found to be set improperly as to not provide proper cooling. Pic adjusted the thermostat. After an hour all temperatures were found to be at or below 41 degrees f. The above mentioned tcs items were discarded and replaced with fresh food. Item corrected

Observed the following areas in need of repair: main kitchen rear, observed water stained ceiling tiles. No obvious water was observed leaking into kitchen. Correct by inspecting for source of leak, correcting leak, and replacing ceiling tiles. Repeat from last several inspections. No water leaking from the tile. However, additional water staining noted during this inspection. 2. Kitchen rear near mop sink, ceiling and walls observed peeling paint and exposed dry wall. Correct by repairing the surface as necessary to provide a smooth and easily cleanable surface. Repeat from last inspection. 3. Basement floor, observed unsealed concrete and exposed dirt. Correct by repairing the floor so it is smooth and easily cleanable. Repeat from last inspection.

In the kitchen observed the floor under the deep fryers at the main cook line with a heavy accumulation of grease and food debris. Correct by cleaning now and on a more frequent basis to prevent the accumulation of grease and food. This is a repeat from last inspection. Improvement has been made on the amount of debris. However, more frequent cleaning under the fryers is still needed.

At the hand sink observed a low volume of hot water. Reviewed the problem with the pic. It appears a valve may need to be repaired. Water temperature is appropriate. Correct by repairing water supply to provide a greater supply of water for more efficient hand washing.

Observed the following non food contact areas with an accumulation of food debris, grease, and dust: 1. The lower portion rear around the compressor of the soda merchandiser. 2. The sides of the deep fryer below the cooking surface. Correct by cleaning now and on a more frequent basis to prevent the accumulation of food debris, grease, and dust

In the basement on two chest style freezers observed the outside of each door lid to have peeling paint and exposed metal. Correct by repairing or replacing lid to provide a smooth and easily cleanable lid.

Health Report - 10/16/2012 (0 critical incident(s))

Observed the following areas in need of repair: 1. Main floor kitchen rear ceiling observed water stained ceiling tiles. No obvious water was observed leaking into kitchen. Correct by inspecting for source of leak, correcting leak, and replacing ceiling tiles. Repeat from last inspection no additional water staining noted during this inspection. Item still needs repair though. 2. Kitchen rear near mop sink ceiling and walls observed peeling paint and exposed dry wall. Correct by repairing the surface as necessary to provide a smooth and easily cleanable surface. Repeat from last inspection. 3. Basement floor observed unsealed concrete. Correct by repairing the floor so it is smooth and easily cleanable. Repeat from last inspection. Pic has made some other repairs to facility including new stair treads.

In the kitchen observed the floor under the main cook line and the prep sink with an accumulation of grease and food debris. Correct by cleaning now and on a more frequent basis to prevent the accumulation of grease and food. This is a repeat from last inspection. An improvement has been made on the amount of debris. However, more frequent cleaning is still needed.

Health Report - 03/21/2012 (0 critical incident(s))

Observed the following areas in need of repair: 1. Main floor kitchen rear ceiling observed water stained ceiling tiles. No obvious water was observed leaking into kitchen. Correct by inspecting for source of leak, correcting leak, and replacing ceiling tiles. 2. Kitchen rear near mop sink ceiling and walls observed peeling paint and exposed dry wall. Correct by repairing the surface as necessary to provide a smooth and easily cleanable surface. 3. Basement floor observed unsealed concrete. Correct by repairing the floor so it is smooth and easily cleanable

Observed rear outside entry screen door with the following deficiencies: 1. Not tight fitting in the opening 2. Ripped and incomplete screens correct each item by repairing or replacing to prevent the entry of pests

Observed no paper towel available at the handwashing sink adjacent to the dishwashing area. Correct by providing a supply of paper towel

In the kitchen observed the floor under the main cook line and the prep sink with an accumulation of grease and food debris. Correct by cleaning now and on a more frequent basis to prevent the accumulation of grease and food

Observed no anti choking poster display within the establishment. Correct by obtaining and displaying an approved anti choking poster

Health Report - 09/22/2011 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Observed freshly prepared fried rice improperly hot holding at a temperature of 126 degrees f. Located in a warmer at the cooks preparation area of the kitchen. The person in charge corrected this item by rapidly reheating the rice in less than 10 minutes to 191 degrees f. For hot holding. This item was corrected by rapidly reheating the freshly prepared rice to a temperature above 165 degrees f. To 191 degrees f.

Found the lighting fixtures located in the basement store room with exposed light bulbs without proper shielding to protect the light bulbs from breakage. To correct provide vinyl or shatter proof light bulbs or shielded light fixtures at the basement areas with exposed single service articles

This incident (54793) does not have any more information on it

Observed unsealed concrete flooring in the basement storage area. To correct should seal the floor to provide a smooth and easily cleanable surface.

Found the tongs stored on the handle of the oven in pathway of employee traffic. To correct should store tongs up on a clean surface to protect them from potential contamination between uses

Found the paper hand towel dispenser empty at the hand washing sink serving the three compartment sink area. To correct provide a supply of paper towels at the dispenser as required to encourage proper employee hand washing

Found the duct tape placed on handles of gas fired rice cooker. To correct should repair or replace handle on rice cooker to provide smooth, easily cleanable surfaces as required. Found the chest freezer located in the basement with surfaces worn in need of replacement. To correct should schedule repairs or replacement of chest freezer to provide smooth easily cleanable surfaces. Found raw wood shelving in the basement areas. To correct should schedule painting wood with a light color of paint to provide smooth and easily cleanable surfaces

Found single service cup lids being stored under unprotected drain lines located in the basement. To correct relocate single service articles to a protected location. Found exposed tin pans located in the basement should relocate the box of tin pans to protect the single service articles prior to use as required

Health Report - 12/17/2010 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) I found that the underside of the mixer is caked with dried on food debris. Food contact surfaces must be frequently washed, rinsed and sanitized. Failure to keep food contact surfaces clean can lead to the contamination of food, a leading cause of food borne illness. I recommend establishing a routine cleaning schedule for the mixer. Corrected at the time of inspection. The mixed has been cleaned as instructed above.

The wall surface is very greasy at the front end of the cooking equipment.

The storage shelves located under the steam wells need to be cleaned.

The interior bottom of the prep unit, must be cleaned. There is a significant amount of dried on food debris inside.

The side of the stove must be cleaned. There is grease all down the side.

Health Report - 06/23/2010 (0 critical incident(s))

I observed that an apron is stored on the same shelf as food and utensils in the main food preparation area. Food and clean utensils must be protected from possible contamination, while in storage. Personal items must be stored in a designated location, completely apart from all food operations

I observed that an open box containing plastic silverware and fortune cookies sat on the floor, behind the front counter, during the entire inspection. Single service items like plastic silverware must be stored at least six inches of the floor, to avoid possible contamination.

I found a light bulb stored in a box of canned goods in the basement. Canned goods and all food must be stored in a manner that protects it from sources of contamination. Do not store maintenance items with food, as this may lead to contamination.

There is a gap under the screen door in the kitchen. This must be eliminated. Door ways that are not tight fitting may allow rodents and other pest into the restaurant.

I observed a large tin of cashews sitting on the floor in the kitchen. All food must be stored six inches of the floor, to protect it from contamination.

The entire basement floor area needs to be picked up, swept and cleaned. This area must be cleaned frequently, to prevent the accumulation of dirt and debris on the floor.

I found a container of water, with chicken inside is sitting out at room temperature, thawing. This is not an approved method for thawing potentially hazardous food (phf). Phf, must be thawed using one of the methods listed above.

The floor area, under the prep counter and wok cooking equipment needs to be cleaned. The floor in the prep area must be maintained and frequently cleaned

I found that storage shelving opposite the cooking equipment, is dirty. Storage shelving must be cleaned at a frequency that keeps them clean and sanitary.