Health Report #103979

Establishment Name: No Thai!
Report Date: 07/14/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Hot and cold holding Cold food item(s) Back kitchen area upright cooler Stored above 41 degrees F Observed 2┬░Five gallon containers of chicken curry, 3 containers of chicken stock, 2 containers of pre-cooked chicken, 2 containers of prep cooked beef and a container of raw shrimp in beverage air upright cooler in back kitchen area with internal food temps of 51-63f (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 then inspected by the wash. County health dept. Pic temporarily corrected by discarding chicken curry, stock, pre-cooked chicken and beef and raw shrimp at time of inspection. I will check this item at follow up inspection. Correct within 10 days. ,
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) Back kitchen area upright cooler Soiled Observed bottom of 2 door upright cooler in back kitchen area soiled with liquid (soiled water from an old bean sprout bag). To correct, please clean now and on a more frequent schedule.
Normal Clean, Vent. Sys., Prev. Disch Ventilation system cooking area ventilation hood Not clean Observed ventilation filters in cooking area soiled with grease and debris. Need to clean now and on a more frequent schedule
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors cooking area floor(s) Soiled Observed floors under wok area soiled with grease and debris. Need to clean now and on a more frequent schedule
Normal Cooling, Heating, and Holding Equipment cold holding Back kitchen area upright cooler Inadequate Observed beverage air 1 door upright cooler in back kitchen area not able to hold a temp of 41f or below. Cooler is ordered out of service until properly repaired and then inspected by the wash. County health dept
Normal Distressed Merchandise, Segreg Distressed merchandise for return/credit Back kitchen area Not separated from Food Observed 2 dented cans of food (1 severely) in can rack in back kitchen area. All dented cans and distressed merchandise must be completely separated from other food items at all times. To correct, please create a distressed merchandise area in kitchen as soon as possible
Normal Hair Restraint Effectiveness Hair restraint front cooking area Not worn on head/hair Observed 2/3┬░Food handlers/cooks in front prep area not wearing a hat or hair restraint. Any food service worker that is handling or preparing food must have a hat or hairnet on at all times to protect food from possible contamination
Normal Ambient Temp. Measuring Device Air/water thermometer(s) cooler(s) Back kitchen area upright cooler Not accurate Observed beverage air 1 door upright cooler in back kitchen area with an inaccurate digital temperature device. Digital readout read 32f at time of inspection, but inside of cooler was closer to 65f. Need to repair and/or place manual thermometer inside unit for more accurate temperature readings
Normal Toilet Room Receptacle, Covere Covered waste receptacle(s) in ladies restroom employee restroom Not provided Observed no covered waste receptacle in unisex employee restroom. To correct, please provide as soon as possible
Normal Food Storage, prohibited Areas Food(s) stored Back kitchen area handsink In prohibited area(s) In or under other sources of contamination Observed box of crushed red pepper (with plastic wrap on top) stored directly under soap dispenser next to handsink in back kitchen area. All food must be stored in a clean, dry location and stored a minimum of 6 inches off of floor to protect from sources of contamination. To correct, please relocate food out of handsink splash zone to an approved location as soon as possible
Normal In-Use Utensils/Between-Storag Dispensing utensil(s) Back kitchen area utensils Improperly stored With handle in product Observed food scoop laying in crushed red pepper bin in back kitchen area. All scoops must be stored so the handle is extended up and out of food product to prevent contamination (from employee hands)
Normal Thawing Frozen food(s) for thawing prep area Stored above 41 degrees F thawed or partially thawed Observed container of raw chicken thawing on floor in back kitchen area (internal food temp was 29f). When asked why there was raw chicken thawing on floor, pic stated that the night manager forgot to leave the chicken out on the counter last night so it could thaw overnight. This practice must be ceased immediately! restaurants cannot leave food on counters to thaw when they close. All phf must be thawed under refrigeration or under cool running water. Cannot thaw at room temperature. I need the store manager to retrain all staff on proper thawing procedures immediately. I will follow up on this to ensure compliance