Health Report #103273

Establishment Name: Madras Masala
Report Date: 11/08/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Normal System Maintained in Good Repa Plumbing system Drain line(s) drain lines Not maintained Observed leaking drain lines (from upstairs prep sink per pic) in basement causing water to accumulate on basement floor. To correct, please repair as soon as possible,
Normal Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing Clean equipment/utensil(s) Back prep area Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates Observed several clean knives in front and back prep areas stored in between pieces of equipment and wall. All clean utensils must be stored in a clean, dry location and protected from sources of contamination at all times. To correct, please obtain and install proper knife rack in prep areas as soon as possible.
Normal Thawing Frozen food(s) for thawing Back prep area handsink Stored above 41 degrees F thawed or partially thawed At room temperature Observed pan of raw meat thawing at room temperature in handsink in back kitchen area. All phf must be thawed under refrigeration or under cooling running water to prevent the accumulation of bacteria
Normal Unnecessary Items and Litter Unnecessary item(s) old/broken equipment throughout entire facility Not removed from facility Observed old equipment and general clutter located throughout several storage rooms in basement. To correct, please remove all broken equipment and unnecessary items from facility as soon as possible
Normal Repairing Physical facilities Wall(s) prep area In poor repair broken Observed walls in kitchen prep areas, dishwashing area, and basement dry storage areas with chipped paint and in poor repair. Also observed hole in wall in mens restroom. To correct, please repair or replace all damaged walls in facility as soon as possible
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors dry storage area Not clean Observed floors throughout facility (under cooking equipment, prep areas, dry storage areas in basement) soiled with debris and/or grease. Need to clean now and on a more frequent schedule
Normal Controlling Pests Harborage conditions unused equipment storage room Not eliminated Observed large piles of old wood and debris piled up from floor to ceiling in storage room in basement creating insect/rodent harborage conditions (could not even enter room). To correct, please remove all debris and clutter from storage room as soon as possible
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) shelving prep area shelves Not easily cleanable Observed several shelves throughout facility (food storage, clean dishware) with chipped paint and in poor repair. To correct, please resurface and repaint all damaged shelves in facility so all surfaces are smooth and cleanable as soon as possible
Normal Using a Handwashing Sink Handwashing sink(s) Back prep area handsink Not easily accessible Items stored In Observed pan of raw meat thawing in handsink in back kitchen area. All handsinks must be fully accessible at all times for proper employee handwashing. Do not store items in or around any handsink at any time.
Normal Light Bulbs, Protective Shield Light shielding dry storage area Not provided Observed no light shields on lights in both dry storage areas in basement. To correct, please provide as soon as possible