Health Report #104511

Establishment Name: Uptown Coney Island
Report Date: 02/10/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Cooling Cooked food(s) cooled walk in cooler shelf From 70 degrees f to 41 degrees F for more than 4 hours Observed plate of cooked chicken breasts and pan of crushed sausage in upright cooler near cooking line door with an internal food temp of 52-55f. Chicken and sausage were tightly covered with saran wrap and were made last night per pic. All phf must be rapidly cooled from 135f to 70f within 2 hours and from 70f to 41f or below within a total of 6 hours. Pic stated correct cooling procedures, but staff did not follow approved procedures last night when removing chicken and sausage from hot holding. Pic corrected by discarding chicken and sausage. Pic also to educate and retrain staff on proper cooling procedures as needed. Critical corrected
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) Ice cream preparation station slide door cooler Not easily cleanable Observed sliding door ice cream freezer in server area in poor repair and glass has duct tape holding seam together. To correct, please repair or replace sliding door as soon as possible so all surfaces are smooth and cleanable
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment components doors upright freezer door(s) In poor repair Chipped Observed upright freezer door handle in cooking area chipped/broken creating a sharp edge. To correct, please repair or replace as soon as possible (please do not repair with duct tape, as this is not approved)
Normal Cooling methods Food item(s) cooled upright cooler shelf Improperly Covered Observed plate of cooked chicken breasts and pan of crushed sausage in upright cooler near cooking line door that were tightly sealed with clear saran wrap when placed in cooler to cool. Do not seal or cover phf when actively cooling as this traps heat in food product. To correct, please utilize shallow pans, ice baths/ice wands and do not cover when placing food into cooler to cool.