Health Report #103159

Establishment Name: Blue Tractor Bbq & Brewery
Report Date: 04/01/2015
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Cooling Methods N/A N/A N/A Observed improper cooling method in process for new batch of macaroni and cheese sauce made today. Cooked potentially hazardous food shall cool from 135°F to 70°F within 2 hours and 135°F to 41°F within a total of 6 hours using one or more of the following methods listed. Corrected at time of inspection by splitting large uncovered pan of macaroni and cheese sauce into two shallow metal uncovered pans. Sauce found at 115°F in wic with approximately five to six inches of food; was prepared less than one hour prior to finding. Because macaroni and cheese is so thick please begin placing into enough shallow metal pans so no more than two inches of sauce in each pan. Please use your thermometer to measure temperature of food through the cooling process to assure proper time and temperature parameters as noted above are achieved. Per manager blast chiller recently broke; waiting for a part. Typically use blast chiller for thicker food items
Critical Cooling N/A N/A N/A Macaroni and cheese sauce found at improper temperature in upstairs walk-in-cooler having cooled improperly from the previous day. Cooked potentially hazardous food shall cool within 2 hours from 135°F to 70°F and within a total of 6 hours from 135°F to 41°F. Corrected at time of inspection by discarding large pan of macaroni and cheese sauce found at 47°F - 48°F made yesterday. All other food items in the wic found at 38°F
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm N/A N/A N/A Some refrigeration door gaskets in poor repair. Please replace to provide good seal and so smooth and easily cleanable
Normal Intensity N/A N/A N/A Inadequate light available at chef's prep table with slicer. Please provide adequate light with a permanently mounted light fixture in this area
Normal Surface Characteristics N/A N/A N/A (1) some floor tile grout missing in some areas rear kitchen, especially on cook line. Please regrout to eliminate any standing water between floor tiles and to provide a smooth, easily cleanable surface in these areas. (2) some floor tiles missing near trench drain in basement brewery. Please replace to provide smooth, easily cleanable surface
Normal Cleaning, Frequency and Restri N/A N/A N/A These areas in need of cleaning: underside of shelf above prep unit on far right side of cook line, floor/wall juncture under chef prep table and floor/wall juncture at downstairs bar. Please clean now and as often as necessary to maintain in clean condition
Normal Outer Openings, Protected N/A N/A N/A Observed some gaps at brewers alley door. Please seal off any gaps with door sweep or weather stripping to eliminate potential of pest entry
Normal Repairing N/A N/A N/A (1) no paper towel dispenser at upstairs bar handwash sink. Please provide a paper towel dispenser near handwash sink at bar. (2) caulk missing or in poor repair behind food prep sink rear kitchen. Please remove old caulk and recaulk to provide smooth, easily cleanable surface