Health Report #103307

Establishment Name: Quarter Bistro
Report Date: 06/08/2015
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Equipment Food-Contact Surface Food-contact surface(s) used for nonpotentially hazardous food(s) N/A Not cleaned At least every 24 hours Observed the following food contact surfaces not cleaned frequently enough: 1. Food slicer used yesterday evening not cleaned every four hours 2. Ice wands stored in the wif on raw meat packages. The ice wands may have been contaminated and need to be cleaned. The pic properly cleaned each item during the inspection. Item corrected
Critical Using a Handwashing Sink Handwashing sink(s) N/A Used for culinary purposes Observed handwashing sinks being used for filling water pitchers and for dumping food waste. Handwashing sink are for handwashing only. During inspection corrected by discussing proper use of handwashing sinks with the pic. Item corrected
Critical Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti Cold food item(s) reach in cooler Stored above 41 degrees F At the two sliding door cooler near the server make line observed the following food items with an internal temperature of 52 to 55 degrees f. : 1. Two 1/3 pans hummus 2. Six quarts half and half 3. Several 1/9 pans house made dressing 4. A few 1/9 pans of house made sauce 5. Two 1/3 pans cole slaw. The food items were stored in the cooler overnight. It appears the cooler is not functioning properly. Pic temporarily corrected during the inspection by discarding the affected foods in the trash. ****also, this violation has been cited on 3 of the last 5 routine inspections. Pursuant to the washtenaw county procedures for enforcement of the michigan food law you are required to attend an administrative conference at the health department office. An administrative conference notice was provided to chef bob during this inspection. ,
Normal Packaged and Unpackaged Food - Equipment reach in freezer Not properly cleaned and sanitized In the walk in freezer observed five ice wands stored unprotected on house wrapped packages of raw meat including chicken and lamb. Storing unprotected ice wands on raw meat may lead to cross contamination between the raw meat and foods being cooled by the ice wands. Correct by storing the ice wands in a protected manner. Item corrected
Normal System Maintained in Good Repa Plumbing system Drain line(s), Plumbing system reach in freezer Not maintained, Not maintained At the handsink in the rear kitchen prep area observed the drain pipe to be dribbling water during use. Correct by repairing the drain line so it does not leak water
Normal Cleaning Ventilation Systems, Ventilation system ventilation panels Not clean N/A
Normal Food Storage Food item(s) in storage N/A Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates Not covered In the wic observed several large containers of house made soup and sauce without covers. Correct by storing with covers
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment cooler/s In poor repair Observed the two sliding door upright cooler not able to maintain foods at 41 degrees f or less. Pic indicates a new cooler has been ordered to replace this cooler
Normal Nonfood-Contact Surfaces Nonfood contact surface(s) N/A Not cleaned when contaminated Observed the following surfaces with an accumulation of food debris, grease, and grime: 1. Inside the ventilation hood. Drops of grease accumulating on edges of hood 2. Top of the convection oven 3. Inside bottom of deep fryer 4. Inside bottom shelf of several reach in cooler on main cool line 5. Piping behind the cooking equipment correct by cleaning now and on a more frequent basis to prevent the accumulation of grime