Health Report #103850

Establishment Name: Steak N Shake #343
Report Date: 11/09/2012
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Cooling Cooked food(s) cooled walk in cooler shelf N/A Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs ) food, 2 covered plastic containers of chili 69°F (which was made the previous day) in the walk in cooler. Pic corrected by discarding chili and has been instructed to monitor and ensure employees are cooling chili from 135°F to 70°F in 2 hours and then from 70°F to 41°F in 4 hours.
Critical Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti Cold food item(s) cooking/preparation area cooler Stored above 41 degrees F Found hot time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, bag of liquid cheese 120°F in the hot holding cheese dispenser. Pic corrected by discarding cheese and has been instructed not to use this cheese dispenser until repaired/replaced to hold hot tcs food at 135°F and above. This violation has repeated and a risk control plan has been issued.
Normal Controlling Pests Pest(s) flies Back kitchen area Present in facility Observed the presence of flies in the back area waitstation. To correct keep areas clean and dry, in good repair, and continue pest control treatments.
Normal Covering Receptacles Waste container(s)/container(s) outside dumpsters dumpster Not covered Found the lids of the dumpster in open position. To correct keep dumpster closed.
Normal Nonfood-Contact Surfaces Nonfood contact surface(s) cooking area fryer Soiled Found the areas on the back of the french fry hot holding area soiled with greasy build up. Found the top of the dishwashing machine soiled with accumulation. To correct clean noted areas and clean on a schedule to preclude accumulation.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment cooking/preparation area freezer In poor repair Found the door gaskets of the 2 door sectional reach in freezer torn and cracked. Found the can opener blade worn. To correct repair/replace door gaskets and can opener blade.
Normal Maintaining Refuse Areas and E Refuse storage area(s)/enclosures dumpster area With accumulation of debris Found the dumpster area soiled with debris and boxes. To correct clean dumpster area and keep clean.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency and Restri Physical facilities/structures floors cooking/preparation area floor With accumulation of debris Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) in the entire facility soiled with accumulation and build up. To correct thoroughly clean floors and clean on a more frequent schedule.
Normal Handwashing Signage Handwashing signage restroom, public handsink Not provided At hand sink Found no handwashing sign in the mens public restroom. To correct provide sign reminding employees to wash their hands.