Health Report #104551

Establishment Name: Chili's Bar & Grill
Report Date: 11/28/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Separation, Packaging, & Segre N/A N/A N/A Raw chicken found stored next to precooked turkey and above raw shrimp in the walk in cooler. Raw chicken must not be stored next to ready to eat foods nor above shrimp. Correct by reorganizing this section of the walk in cooler so that raw foods are properly stored with raw chicken on the bottom most shelf other raw foods above that including raw shrimp and ready to eat foods above the raw foods.
Critical Cooling N/A N/A N/A Foods are being prepared from ambient air ingredients including salsa and batter. Salsa prepared day of inspection was temped at 47 - 50 degrees f. Product once mixed must be rapidly cooled to 41 degrees f within 4 hours and then maintained at 41 degrees f. In the case of the salsa the bagged product of base can be chilled in the walk in cooler the previous day so that the ingredients that make the product are already at 41 degrees f or if some of the ingredients stay at ambient air temperature than the final product must be chilled to 41 degrees f before placing in the prep unit or batter station.
Critical Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc N/A N/A N/A Numerous stainless and plastic food containers were found with food debris after dishwashing. Food contact surfaces must be properly cleaned. It is probable that this is due to two things. Lack of adquate pressure from the sprayer causing improper pre wash, and possible that the dishmachine has inadequate pressure to clean the containers. Replace/repair spray rinse device by the dishmachine to provide proper pressure for proper pre wash of all utensils/containers/food contact surfaces and repair dishmachine as needed to proper remove remaining food debris during wash cycle of dishmachine. Until both of these issues are resolved, it is imperative to check all food contact surfaces for proper cleanliness after they are removed from the dishmachine prior to stacking on the clean utensil shelf.
Normal Ambient Temp. Measuring Device N/A N/A N/A Thermometer missing for the reach in cooler of the batter station. Provide a thermometer for this unit in order to properly monitor the temperatures for this unit.
Normal Equipment and Utensils, Air-Dr N/A N/A N/A Recently washed utensils were found damp on the utensil storage rack. Make sure that all utensils, containers and food contact surfaces are properly dried prior to placing on the clean dish rack.
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su N/A N/A N/A The hood filters and the canopy frame above the grill have grease build up. Actual grease drips were observed on the bottom of the frame and hoods have just been cleaned. Clean off grease drips to determine if the grease rebuilds in this area, if so contact company that just cleaned hoods to come back out. May also be a problem with the exhaust fan. Clean hood filters now and place on a more frequent cleaning schedule.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm N/A N/A N/A Split gasket on the prep unit doors. Once split gaskets are no longer cleanable. Replace split gasket.
Normal Handwashing Sink, Installation N/A N/A N/A One of the handsinks in the employee restroom was providing hot water that was less than 100 degrees f. Correct by providing enough hot water to temper water to proper temperature of at least 100 degrees f. Hot water was adjusted to provide proper temp water at time of inspection
Normal Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc N/A N/A N/A Pop spray gun at the bar has some build up. It is unclear if this is debris or stain. Clean now and place on a routine cleaning schedule with proper cleaning techniques. The drawer frame under the draw storage at the front pick up area needs cleaning. Clean now and place on a routine cleaning schedule to eliminate food debris build up.