Health Report #103408

Establishment Name: Mahek
Report Date: 05/03/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc Food-contact surface(s) Equipment can openers prep area can opener Soiled Observed can opener blade, chopper blades, and blender cup/blade area in basement prep area soiled with sticky food debris. All food contact surfaces of equipment must be washed, rinsed and sanitized after every use or throughout the day as needed. All fcs must also be clean to sight and touch. Pic corrected by washing, rinsing and sanitizing can opener, chopper blades and blender at time of inspection. Critical corrected
Critical Hot and cold holding Hot food item(s) prep area prep counter Stored below 135 degrees F Observed small sheet pan of rte cooked chicken kabob and small pan of rte spinach aloo (potato mixture) on prep counter in basement with internal food temps of 75-85f. These pans of food are backups for the hot buffet and have been on counter for 1. 5 hours per pic. All phf must be held at 135f or more in hot holding units, or held at 41f or below under refrigeration. Cannot store phf at room temperature. Pic corrected by reheating chicken and spinach/potato to 165f then placing in buffet steam table at time of inspection. Critical corrected. , ,
Critical Hot and cold holding Cold food item(s) prep unit Stored above 41 degrees F Observed housemade sauces and dressings and gallon of milk in prep unit cooler in basement with an internal food temp of 48-50f. Cooler is not functioning correctly. All phf must be cold held at 41f or below at all times. Do not use this cooler to store phf until properly repaired and inspected by the wash. County health dept. I will check this item at follow up inspection. Correct within 10 days. Pic temporarily corrected by discarding sauces, dressings and milk at time of inspection. , ,
Normal System Maintained in Good Repa Plumbing system water line(s) cold restroom(s) Not maintained Observed no cold water faucets in ladies or employee restrooms. To correct, please replace as soon as possible
Normal Thawing Frozen food(s) for thawing Shelf Stored above 41 degrees F thawed or partially thawed At room temperature Observed bag of raw pork thawing on shelf in basement. All phf must be thawed under refrigeration or under cool running water to prevent the accumulation of bacteria
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors prep area cooking equipment Not clean Observed floors under cooking equipment and coolers with a heavy accumulation of grease and debris. Please clean now and on a more frequent schedule
Normal Unnecessary Items and Litter Unnecessary item(s) old/broken equipment throughout entire facility Not removed from facility Observed old equipment and general clutter throughout many rooms in basement. To correct, please remove all unnecessary items from facility as soon as possible
Normal Hand Drying Provision Sanitary hand drying provisions prep area restroom Not provided Observed no paper towels at handsinks in employee restroom, upstairs pop machine area and dishmachine area. All handsinks must be stocked with soap and paper towels at all times for proper employee handwashing.
Normal Clean, Vent. Sys., Prev. Disch Ventilation system cooking/preparation area ventilation hood Not clean Observed ventilation filters in basement cooking hood soiled with heavy grease and debris. To correct, need to clean now and on a more frequent schedule. , observed ventilation covers on ceilings in all restrooms soiled with dust and debris. Need to clean now and on a more frequent schedule
Normal Cooling, Heating, and Holding Equipment cold holding prep unit Inadequate Observed one of the prep unit coolers in basement prep area not able to hold at 41f or below. Thermostat is already dialed to max cool and temp does not get below 48f. Do not use cooler until properly repaired and inspected by the wash county health dept. Please correct within 10 days
Normal Food storage Food item(s) in storage walk in cooler floor Stored on floor or less than 6 inches above floor Observed several pans of food stored on floor in wic. All food must be stored in a clean, dry location and stored a minimum of 6 inches off of floor at all times to protect from sources of contamination
Normal Single-Ser./Use Art., Use Limi Single-service/single-use items dry storage area Reused Observed facility reusing several plastic single service (s/s) food containers to store other food items. S/s food containers are not designed to be washed and reused for other food storage. To correct, please remove all recycled s/s items from facility and obtain proper food grade containers as soon as possible.
Normal Cooking and Baking Equipment Baking and cooking equipment prep area microwave Not cleaned Through out the day as necessary Observed interior of microwave oven with an accumulation of debris. Please clean now and on a more frequent schedule
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) Stove With accumulation of debris Observed the following areas in need of cleaning: interior door gaskets in basement prep area (soiled with food debris), shelves, counters in basement prep unit coolers (debris). To correct, please clean now and on a more frequent schedule