Health Report #102807

Establishment Name: Sheesh
Report Date: 07/29/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Hot and cold holding Cold food item(s) cooking/preparation area cooler Stored above 41 degrees F Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, falafel 52°F in the bottom portion of the 3 door prep top cooler. Pic corrected by discarding falafel, and has been instructed not to use this cooler to hold tcs food, until repaired/replaced to hold tcs food at 41°F or lower.
Critical Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc Food-contact surface(s) Utensil(s) Prep/storage area drawer(s) Soiled Found numerous soiled utensils (spoons, ladles, spatulas, etc. . ) stored in the clean utensil drawers. Pic corrected by removing all soiled utensils and placing them in the dishwashing area to be properly cleaned. Pic has been instructed to monitor that utensils are properly cleaned, and then stored.
Critical Cleaning Procedure Employee(s) wait station handsink Improperly washed hands Found no hot water in the handsink in the dining room wait station handsink. To correct repair/replace plumbing system to provide hot water to handsink, so employees may properly wash their hands.
Critical Ready-to-Eat Food, Date Markin In house prepared ready-to-eat potentially hazardous food(s) wait station cooler Without date of consumption marking Found no 7 day datemarks on ready to eat, time/temperature control for safety (tcs) , individually portioned rice pudding in the waitstation counter top cooler. Employee corrected by discarding all portioned rice pudding. Pic has been reminded to provide 7 day (day made + 6 days) on ready to eat tcs foods.
Critical Sanitizers Sanitizer(s) cooking/preparation area bucket Do not comply with law Used a chlorine test kit and found the chlorine sanitizing solution in the sanitizing bucket at a very high concentration, above 200 ppm. Pic corrected by having employee re-mix sanitizing solution to manufacturers specification of 100 ppm, and has been instructed to monitor that employees are mixing sanitizing solutions properly, and using test kits to verify proper levels.
Critical Separation, Packaging, & Segre Raw animal food(s) walk in cooler shelf Stored over/next to Ready-to-eat food(s) Found a covered container of ready to eat food, garlic sauce stored on shelf below raw meats. Pic corrected by moving ready to eat food, garlic sauce to a location away from raw foods.
Critical Cooling Cooked food(s) cooled walk in cooler From 70 degrees f to 41 degrees F for more than 4 hours Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, a large covered container of lentil soup 68°F cooled improperly from the previous day in the walk in cooler. Pic corrected by discarding lentil soup in walk in cooler, and the lentil soup in the hot holding well in the dining room wait station area. Pic has been instructed to monitor that employees are properly cooling tcs foods, that is tcs foods are cooled from 135°F to 70°F in 2 hours, and from 70°F to 41°F in 4 hours.
Normal Equipment, Cleaning Frequency Warewashing equipment dishmachine Dishwashing machine Not cleaned Found the spray nozzles of the dishwashing machine clogged with debris. To correct clean spray nozzles and clean on a more frequent schedule.
Normal Thawing Frozen food(s) for thawing prep sink Stored in water That is standing Observed frozen meats in standing water in the 3 compartment sink. . Pic corrected by turning on running water to thaw frozen meats.
Normal Unnecessary Items and Litter Unnecessary item(s) storage area Not removed from facility Found storage areas with items which may no longer be needed or used, and areas left in an unorganized manner. To correct clean and organize areas.
Normal Manager Certification N/A N/A N/A Found no certified manager employed at facility at time of inspection. To correct provide a certified manager as soon as possible.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures ceiling cooking/preparation area Ceiling Greasy Found the ceiling and air vents in the kitchen cooking/prep areas soiled with heavy greasy, dusty build up. Found the floor (under and around equipment) in the kitchen soiled with build up and accumulation. Found the basement storage area floor soiled with beans and accumulation of debris.
Normal Hair Restraint Effectiveness Hair restraint hat cooking/preparation area Not worn on head/hair Observed employees working in the kitchen not wearing hats/hair restraints. Employees corrected by wearing hats, and were reminded that hats must be worn when preparing food and working in kitchen.
Normal Closing Toilet Room Doors Door restroom, public door(s) Propped open Found the ladies and mens public restroom doors left open. To correct keep restroom doors closed.
Normal Controlling Pests Pest(s) flies N/A Present in facility Observed the presence of flies in the dining room and wait station areas. To correct keep areas clean and dry, in good repair, and continue pest control measures.
Normal Food storage Food item(s) in storage storage area floor Stored on floor or less than 6 inches above floor Found various food items stored on the floor in the basement storage area. To correct store food items on shelf at least 6 inches off the floor.
Normal Temperature Measuring Devices Thermometer(s) wait station cooler Not provided Found no thermometer in the 1 door counter top cooler in the wait station. To correct provide internal hanging thermometer.
Normal Prohibitions Clean equipment/utensil(s) prep table drawer(s) Stored Under other source of contamination Found various maintenance tools (rusty pliers, hammer, and a used tube of caulk) stored in drawers with clean utensils. Pic corrected by removing all maintenance tools from utensils drawers, and has been instructed to properly wash utensils and drawers. Found plastic containers (which may be used to store food) stored between employee restroom and hot water tank room. To correct remove these containers as food storage containers should not be stored in restroom
Normal Hand Drying Provision Sanitary hand drying provisions disposable, paper towels prep area handsink Not provided Found no paper towels available in the cooking/prep area kitchen handsink and in the bread baking area handsink. To correct provide paper towels and keep dispensers filled.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment cooking area hood In poor repair Found the bottom portion of the 3 door prep top cooler not holding tcs food at 41°F. Found hood filters missing above the grill on the cooking line. Found grease dripping from possible missing drip pan on the range on the cooking line. Found the door gaskets of the 3 door prep top cooler torn and warped. To correct repair/replace noted areas, and mainitain equipment.