Melange Bistro Wine Bar

Contact Information

314 1/2 S. Main St.
Ann Arbor, MI 48104

Health Report - 01/09/2013 (0 critical incident(s))

Found the painted duct above the dishwashing area with peeling paint. Found ceiling tile in the back storage and prep area missing. Found the bar with broken and loose tiled coving. To correct repair/replace noted areas and keep facility in good repair

Found no thermometer in the bar cooler. To correct provide internal hanging thermometer in cooler.

Found mop head stored against the wall and above the faucet handles of the mopsink. To correct hang mop to minimize mophead contaminating faucet handles and employees touching faucet handles and mophead when turning water on in the mopsink.

Found the door handles of the 2 door reach in cooler missing trim. To correct repair/replace door handles. Found a hole in the bottom of an ice bucket. To correct replace ice bucket.

Health Report - 07/10/2012 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found ready to eat (rte), time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, creme brulee and other desserts without 7 day (day made + 6 days)datemarks in the 2 door reach in cooler. Found rte, tcs food, sliced fresh mozzarella cheese and cut tomatoes in the top portion of the 3 door prep top cooler without 7 day datemarks. Pic corrected by providing 7 day datemarks, and has been instructed to monitor employees properly datemarking appropriate foods.

(Critical) Found the underside of the slicer blade and surrounding areas soiled with food debris and accumulation. Pic corrected by having employee break down slicer and wash, rinse and sanitize slicer. Pic has been instructed to monitor and ensure slicer is properly cleaned after use.

Found kithchen staff using an inappropriate quat test kit (qt-10) to test multi-range quat sanitizer. To correct provide a (qt-40) to test quat sanitizing solution. Found the bar staff using an inappropriate test kit (quat test kit) to test chlorine base sanitizer. To correct provide a chlorine test kit to test chlorine base sanitizer. Pic has been instructed to monitor and ensure employees are using appropriate test kit to test sanitizing solutions.

Found the trim and paneling missing from the edge of the wall by the back prep table. Found some of the tile in the walk in freezer with chips and cracks. To correct repair/replace wall and floor to be durable, smooth, and easy to clean.

Found the sliding doors of the sushi display cooler covered with layers of tape. To correct properly repair/replace cooler door.

Found a spray bottle of water and plastic squeeze bottle of ingredients without labels. To correct provide labels.

Found the ceiling above and around the oven and ice machine soiled with build up. To correct thoroughly clean ceiling and keep clean.

Found the pop gun nozzle outside of the bar soiled with accumulation and build up. To correct follow manufacturers directions and clean pop gun nozzle.

Found the drip/catch tray of the grill soiled with heavy accumulation. To correct thoroughly clean grill drip/catch tray.

Found numerous bags of wiping towels stored on the floor of the storage room. To correct store wiping towels on shelf at least 6 inches above the floor.

Health Report - 01/10/2012 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Observed employee preparing sushi order handling ready to eat (rte) food with bare hands. Employee corrected by obtaining a box of single use gloves and placing gloves on hands. Pic has been instructed to monitor and ensure employees are washing hands, and wearing gloves when handling ready to eat foods.

Found the ceiling above the oven on the cooking line soiled with splash and buildup. Found the air vents and surrounding areas of the ceiling above the ice machine soiled with dusty buildup. Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) in the kitchen and bar soiled with accumulation and build up. To correct clean noted areas and clean on a more frequent schedule.

Found water leaking out of backflow prevention device protecting the water supply line to the dishwashing machine with excess mineral build up. To correct repair backflow prevention device to work properly.

Observed employee preparing sushi in the bar and in the kitchen not wearing hat/hair restraint. To correct provide hat/hair restraint and remind employees to wear them.

Found slight accumulation in the pop nozzles of the pop guns in the bar. To correct follow manufacturers directions and thoroughly clean pop nozzles.

Found the surfaces of the can opener holder soiled with build up and accumulation. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.

Found bags of wiping cloths stored on the floor of the storage area. To correct store wiping cloths on shelf at least 6 inches off the floor.

Found the chemical control panel of the dishwashing machine with "add product" light on. Found the sanitizer and detergent dispensers with "low battery" light flashing. Found the stoppers of the 3 compartment sink not holding water in sinks. Found the faucet spout of the 3 compartment sink loose and leaking water. To correct repair and keep all chemical dispensers in proper working order, replace sink stoppers, and repair faucet spout to properly fit in faucet.

Health Report - 07/14/2011 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Examined the time control log sheet for sushi rice and found discard times of 6 hours, which exceed the 4 hour limit. Corrected by educating pic that discard times are not to exceed 4 hours, and instructed pic to monitor that employees are following company's time control policy.

(Critical) Found ready to eat (rte), time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, sushi products (cream cheese, salmon, tuna, eel, etc. ) without 7 day ( day prepared + 6 days) datemark in the sushi cooler. Pic corrected by providing 7 day datemarks for all appropriate items, and has been instructed to monitor that employees are properly datemarking items.

Observed employees dumping water from food containers and rinsing caps of soy sauce bottles in handsinks. To correct monitor and re-train employees to use handsink for handwashing only, and to use the prep sink to dump water from food containers, and to use the 3 compartment sink to properly clean and sanitize caps

Found the painted duct hood from the dishwashing hood peeling. To correct repair and finish duct to be smooth and cleanable.

Found a soiled fan directing air at a prep table where food is prepared. To correct clean fan, and re-locate fan so air is not directly blowing on or at food prep areas directly.

Found 2 lights not working on the cooking line hoods. To correct repair/replace lights.

Found 2 sliding door panels of the sushi cooler in the kitchen taped with masking tape. Found a cracked plastic lid used to cover potaotes on the steam table. Found the baskets in the fryers showing wear with loose parts. To correct repair/replace damaged equipment and maintain equipment in good working condition.

Found cracked planks of cedar used to cook fish in a storage tub by the cooking line. Found a stack of bamboo steamers being used to steam food. To correct discard planks of cedar when cracked, and either line bamboo steamers or replace with ones that are durable, smooth, and nonabsorbent, such as stainless steel steamers.

Found various storage containers and plastic squeeze bottles of sauces in the 3 door prep top cooler without labels. Found plastic squeeze bottles of oil on the counter top on the cooking line without labels. To correct provide labels.

Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) on the cooking line soiled with accumulation and build up. To correct thoroughly clean floor and clean on a more frequent schedule.

Found slight accumulation on the pop nozzles of the pop guns in the bar. Observed staff member rinsing the caps of soy sauce bottles in the kitchen handsink. To correct follow manufacturers directions on cleaning pop nozzles and soy sauce caps of bottles, or wash, rinse, and sanitize pop nozzles and caps.

Observed no food license posted. To correct post food license in a conspicuous place for public inspection.

Health Report - 01/06/2011 (0 critical incident(s))

Found the door gaskets of coolers soiled with accumulation. Found the interior walls and ceiling of the walk in cooler soiled with dusty build up. To correct clean cooler door gaskets and interior walls of the walk in cooler.

Found the handle of the ice scoop laying in ice in the wait station ice bin. To correct store ice scoop with handle up.

Found the doors of the sushi display cooler taped with masking tape. Found the door gaskets of the door and drawer cooler prep top cooler cracked. To correct repair/replace cooler components.

Found the wall behind the dishwashing machine soiled with build up. Found the wall behind the cooler compressor soiled with dusty build up. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.