Benito's Pizza

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439 E. Michigan Avenue
Saline, MI 48176

Health Report - 07/22/2013 (3 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Inadequate hot water temperature at public restroom handwash sink. Water temperature found at 79°F. Please provide hot water at a minimum 100°F at all handwash sinks. Not corrected. Hot water >110°F available at all other sinks in kitchen. ,

(Critical) Overflow shredded cheese in tray under rack on top of pizza make line found at improper temperature. Corrected at time of inspection by discarding overflow cheese found at 68°F - 70°F. Typically this cheese is placed back into the shredded cheese container on top of the pizza make line after each pizza is made. The cheese must maintain at 41°F or below at all times

(Critical) Open-ended hose attached to faucet at 3-compartment sink without backflow prevention. Corrected at time of inspection by removing open-ended hose from faucet. Per pic spray rinse arm broke recently so attached piece of hose to faucet. Replace spray rinse arm or rinse dishes under running water out of the faucet

(1) walk-in-cooler door gasket and 3-door reach-in-cooler door gaskets in poor repair. Please replace to provide good seal and so smooth and easily cleanable. (2) spacer bar missing on top of pizza make line. Please provide at all times. Corrected at time of inspection by installing space bar

Wet wiping cloth found stored improperly rear kitchen. Once wet, the wiping cloths shall be stored in a wet wiping cloth solution at proper sanitizer concentration

Domestic chest freezer in rear kitchen missing top interior section. Please replace with durable commercial freezer

Self closer not functioning properly on public restroom door. Please adjust so door closes properly

Base coving pulling away from the walls in some areas. Please reattach to provide a good seal and so smooth and easily cleanable

Some clutter and unnecessary items found stored in rear kitchen. Please sort through and get rid of any items not used in the operation and maintenance of the facility

Dishwash area handwash sink leaking. Please repair and maintain in good repair

Health Report - 02/07/2013 (0 critical incident(s))

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Health Report - 08/06/2012 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Some dented cans observed on shelving unit in dry storage area. Critical corrected: at time of inspection relocated dented cans to manager's office for return to supplier. In future monitor cans for dents and set aside as needed. Provided pic with copy of can safety poster. Please set up permanent dented can storage area

Please reattach 3-compartment sink to wall and seal with caulk

Some single-service items found stored improperly. Please invert single-service cups front counter area and invert or cover single-service trays rear storage room

Walk-in-cooler door gaskets and pizza prep unit door gaskets in poor repair. Please replace to provide good seal and so smooth and easily cleanable

These areas in need of cleaning: some of the refrigeration door gaskets and floors under dunnage racks rear storage room. Please clean now and as often as necessary to maintain in clean condition

Some fruit flies observed rear kitchen in liter pop storage area and near walk-in-cooler drain. Please continue to work with your extermination company to eliminate the flies. Discussed lowering the wic drain to make it easier to clean while maintaining the proper air gap on the wic condensate line (air gap shall be twice the pipe diameter above the flood rim of the drain)

Dumpster lids found in open position. Please close when not in use to prevent potential attraction and harborage conditions for insects and rodents

Base coving pulling away from walls in some areas. Please reattach base coving to provide good seal between floor and wall and a smooth, easily cleanable surface

Health Report - 02/10/2012 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Some refrigerated, ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food items found without proper date marking. These food items once opened, prepared or removed from the freezer shall be clearly marked with the discard date. Critical corrected: at time of inspection clearly marked the meat and cheese items requiring date marking. Date opened known by pic

Hood filters not installed properly. Please re-install for proper function

Wrong test kit available to monitor sanitizer concentration; please provide chlorine test kit since facility using bleach for sanitizer.

Re-establish air gap for food prep sink rear kitchen; currently air break. The air gap shall be twice the pipe diameter above the flood rim of the receiving receptacle

Wet wiping cloths found stored improperly. Please provide wet wiping cloth solution with proper sanitizer concentration to store in-use cloths once wet

Walk-in-cooler door gasket in poor repair. Please replace to provide good seal and so smooth and easily cleanable

Hood canopy in need of cleaning. Please clean and place on routine cleaning schedule

Paper towels not dispensing at handwash sink in public restroom. Corrected at time of inspection (wrong paper towels were installed)

Health Report - 08/23/2011 (0 critical incident(s))

These areas in need of cleaning: prep unit door gaskets, floor/wall juncture in some areas and toilet in public restroom. Please clean now and as often as necessary to maintain in clean condition

Provide paper towels in paper towel dispenser in public restroom

Leak at base of faucet at handwash sink closest to dishwash area. Please repair and maintain in good repair

Please provide chlorine test kit to monitor sanitizer concentration for manual warewashing operation and spray bottles

Inadequate hot water temperature at faucet at handwash sink in public restroom. Please provide hot water at a minmimum 100°F; found at 86°F. Hot water at proper temperature at other sinks in kitchen

(1) prep unit door gaskets in poor repair. Please replace to provide good seal and so smooth and easily cleanable. (2) provide one additional sink stopper for manual warewashing operation.

Health Report - 02/25/2011 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Found ready to eat (rte), time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, feta cheese, salami, ham, and grilled chicken without 7 day datemark. Pic corrected by providing 7 day datemark (day opened + 6 days) to all noted items, and has been instructed to monitor that employees are properly datemarking items.

Found no antichoking poster on kitchen wall. To correct provide and post antichoking poster on kitchen wall.

Found the pizza hood and filters soiled with grease and dust. Found the shelves of the front counter area soiled with accumulation of flour. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.

Found paper towel on top of paper towel dispenser in the restroom and the paper towel cover of the paper towel dispenser in the cooking/prep area broken. To correct repair/replace paper towel dispenser.

Observed employee working in cooking/prep area not wearing hat or hair restraint. To correct provide hat/hair restraint and remind employees to wear them.

Found the wall in the entire facility with exposed and worn surfaces. To correct repair walls and finish walls to be smooth and easy to clean.

Found boxes of pizza liners stored on the floor by the chest freezer. To correct store pizza liners on shelf at least 6 inches off the floor.

Found heavy carbon build up on the surfaces of the baking pans. To correct follow manufacturers directions and clean pans

Found a metal shaker of seasoning without label. To correct provide label.

Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) in the bathroom, front counter area, prep table area, soiled with accumulation. Found the ceiling, light covers, and vent covers soiled with dusty build up. Found the wall behind the 3 compartment sink soiled with mold. To correct set up cleaning schedule, and thoroughly clean ceilings, walls and floors.

Health Report - 02/24/2011 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Person in charge not familiar with employee health reporting requirements. Critical corrected: at time of inspection provided pic with copy of employee health poster; reviewed contents of poster. Pic will review with all staff

Dumpster lids found open. Please keep lids closed when not in use

Insufficient hot and cold water pressure at handwash sink in employee restroom. Please adjust to provide water at adequate pressure for proper handwashing

Please remove duct tape from hot and cold water control knobs or replace control knobs at handwash sink near pizza make line. This will make it easier to clean. Some ceiling tiles removed rear kitchen; please replace missing ceiling tiles

Some liter pop found stored on the floor. Dunnage racks are available in the rear kitchen; pic will organize and store pop on shelving unit a minimum 6 inches above the floor

Please provide a sign at the handwash sink closest to the pizza make line notifying food employees to wash their hands

Some light bulbs burnt out rear kitchen. Please replace light bulbs and repair light fixtures if necessary to maintain adequate lighting in the kitchen

Some clutter and unncessary items found stored in various areas throughout facility. Please sort through and get rid of any items not used in the operation and maintenance of facility. This will make it easier to keep clean and prevent potential harborage conditions for insects and rodents

Please provide accurate thermometers for all refirgeration units and monitor several times daily

Self-closer public restroom door not functioning properly. Please repair so door closes properly

These areas in need of cleaning: interior bottom both prep units, pizza oven conveyor and catch trays, walk-in-cooler ceiling near fan housing, speed rack shelves, area above hood canopy (dusty), ceiling fan cover in public restroom, floors rear kitchen and employee restroom. Please clean now and place on routine cleaning schedule

Please provide chlorine test kit to monitor sanitizer concentration at manual warewashing operation and for wet wiping cloth solution

Health Report - 09/03/2010 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Observed phfs (meat, cheese, chicken, etc. ) in the walk in cooler to be at a slightly elevated temperature. The unit was repaired during the inspection to cool the food to below 41f

The pizza oven conveyor drive axles and the spill pans for the conveyors (4 total) are over due for cleaning at this time. Please clean these items now and more frequently in the future to remove the food build-up

Observed ham that was prepped (sliced and cut) late this morning that was placed in a plastic 1/3 pan and then placed in the top rail of the pizza prep cooler. Corrected by having the manager located the 1/3 pan to the reach in portion of the unit to cool down to 41f prior to relocating placing back in the top of the unit

The food service license was posted in the office. Your license is required to be posted in a publicly viewable location. Corrected by posting at the front counter

The floor by the dough prep area, the floor sink under the three compartment sink, and the wall behind the three compartment sink are due for cleaning at this time. Please thoroughly clean these areas on a regular basis

Again observed the to-go salad containers to be stored upright. Corrected by inverting these containers to prevent misc. Contamination

Observed the air coming out of the walk in cooler to be at 43f. This unit has been serviced on both of the prior two days. The owner called the refrigeration contractor who arrived on site during the inspection. One pound of refrigerant gas was added to the system. This unit was providing air in the upper 30's prior to the end of the inspection

Health Report - 09/01/2010 (3 critical incident(s))

(Critical) I observed one of the staff consuming a beverage from an uncovered cup. Any time drinks are consumed in the kitchen they must be in cups with a lid and using a straw. Corrected by behavior change.

(Critical) An opened bag of feta cheese was not posted with use by date. Staff must be doing this!!!! corrected by discarding.

(Critical) The salad cooler is not working properly. Foods were found at 60f or higher. You must be doing inspections of all of your coolers on a daily basis. Use the monitoring charts i left you for all 4 coolers. Do not store any potentially hazardous foods in this cooler until repaired and you confirm it holds below 41f. I will be back in 2 weeks to verify it has been repaired.

You need to post handwash sign at front handsink.

Repeat violation 2 times. Both paper towel dispensers in your kitchen are broken and must be replaced within 10 days. I will be back to verify they are replaced in 2 weeks. Also, must keep a roll of paper towels stocked in the employee restroom.

No bleach detected in sanitizer bucket. Keep at 50-100 ppm and use test papers to confirm.

You need a brighter lightbulb in the walk in cooler and replace the burnt out lights in the back area.

Health Report - 03/09/2010 (2 critical incident(s))

(Critical) Observed two unlabeled/improperly labeled chemical spray bottles in the back kitchen area--one with a thick pink soap and another with a thinner pink liquid in it. Corrected by properly labeling the bottles with a permanent marker

(Critical) Observed the electric food slicer to be still unclean from the previous day after slicing vegetables and meat. Thoroughly disassemble this unit and wash, rinse and sanitize all surfaces

Back kitchen hand washing sink towel dispenser

Again observed to-go food containers (for subs, salads, pasta) to be stored upright above the make line on a shelf. Please keep these containers inverted to protect them from misc. Debris

Main kitchen hand washing sink. Corrected by providing a small trash can

The following items need cleaning now and more frequently in the future: 1) the interior bottom of the one door pepsi cooler 2) the top pizza oven conveyor belt, the pizza oven exhaust hood and all four of the hood filter sections 3) the rack for the #10 cans

Observed the following areas to be in need of cleaning at this time: the floor sink serving the three compartment sink, the floor under the three compartment sink, the walk in cooler floor (especially under the racks), and the floor by the water heater and mop sink

Observed burned out light bulbs above the mop sink area and at the entry to the walk in cooler. Please provide replacement light bulbs to better illuminate these areas

Observed a pail of wiping cloths in water without any chlorine residual. Maintain your wiping cloths in a solution of sanitizer to prevent bacterial growth between towel use

1) the top cover on the larger residential chest freezer is severely damaged (caved in, the plastic liner is cracked and the insulation is exposed). It is time to replace this unit with a commercial (nsf approved or equivalent) upright freezer. 2) at least three of the pizza prep cooler door gaskets are split open and trapping food debris. Order and install replacement gaskets to provide a smooth and cleanable surface. 3) the evaporator coil in the walk in cooler is in need of defrosting at this time

Health Report - 03/05/2010 (1 critical incident(s))

(Critical) The meat slicer and the soda nozzles were observed dirty. Staff need to be thoroughly cleaning and sanizing these items properly. The soda nozzles need to be pulled and cleaned once every 24 hours. Corrected on site by cleaning these items.

Repair the leaks on the spray rinse arm. Also, you need to permanently secure the arm to the rack.

Paper towels dispenser is broke at the handsink near the dish sinks. Repair or replace it.