Health Report #103851

Establishment Name: Steak N Shake #343
Report Date: 11/15/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc Food-contact surface(s) Back kitchen area ice machine Soiled Found the front shield and edges surrounding the front shield of the ice machine soiled with moldy build up. Found the pop nozzles, internal diffusers and pop spout areas of the drive thru pop machine soiled with accumulation. To correct follow manufacturers directions and clean ice machine and pop nozzles as directed. ,
Critical Consumption of Raw Animal Food Menu advisories for raw or undercooked food(s)/ingredient(s) eggs cooking area cooler Not provided Found facility using regular raw shell eggs for eggs dishes, which may be cooked any style on breakfast menu, and doesnot have proper consumer advisory. Please note pic states they use pasteurized raw shell eggs which would not require consumer advisory and found an opened case of pasteurized shell eggs in the walk in cooler, but eggs on the cooking line cooler were not pasteurized raw shell eggs. To correct either discontinue using regular shell eggs and use pasteurized raw shell eggs, or provide proper consumer advisory (disclosure and reminder) for eggs on menu. ,
Critical Hot and cold holding Cold food item(s) cooking/preparation area cooler Stored above 41 degrees F Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, cooked pasta 49°F, diced tomatoes 49°F, and shredded cheese 49°F in the prep top cooler by the drive thru window. Pic corrected by discarding tcs food, and has been instructed not to use this cooler to hold tcs food until it has been repaired/replaced to hold tcs food at 41°F. Found tcs food, a container of cream cups 64°F stored in a container of melted ice, in the dining room wait station. Pic corrected by discarding cream cups and has been instructed to keep cream cups in cooler at 41°F. ,
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors cooking/preparation area floor With accumulation of debris Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) on the cooking line, drive thru area soiled with accumulation and build up. Found the floor in the employee restroom soiled with accumulation of debris. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.
Normal Controlling Pests Pest(s) flies Back kitchen area Present in facility Observed the presence of flies in the dishwashing area and in the wait station area by the shake prep area. To correct keep areas clean and dry, in good repair, and continue to treat all areas.
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) walk in freezer rack Not easily cleanable Found cardboard lining the racks in the walk in freezer. To correct remove cardboard.
Normal N/A N/A wall N/A Found no antichoking poster on kitchen wall. To correct provide and post antichoking poster on kitchen wall.
Normal System Maintained in Good Repa Plumbing system water line(s) mop sink faucet Not maintained Found a towel wrapped around the y type valve on the mop sink faucet and hose leading to the chemical dispenser. To correct repair leak.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment cooking/preparation area cooler In poor repair Found the prep top cooler by the drive thru area not holding tcs food at 41°F. To correct repair/replace cooler to hold tcs food at 41°F.
Normal Miscellaneous Sources Food Water softener top Not protected From contamination Found the cover/lid of the water softener left on top of the cleaning chemical rack. To correct clean water softener top and place on water softener.
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) cooking/preparation area microwave Soiled Found the interior of microwave ovens in various kitchen areas soiled with splash and accumulation. Found the exterior of the dishwashing machine soiled with build up. Found the edges surrounding the shake mix cold hold dispenser soiled with drips and splash. Found the edges surrounding the fudge and caramel topping dispenser soiled. Found the equipment table under the grill soiled with grease, food debris and build up. Found the areas surrounding the french fry hot holding area soiled with greasy build up. To correct evaluate cleaning schedule, ensure all noted items are cleaned and cleaned on a regular schedule.