Health Report #104552

Establishment Name: Chili's Bar & Grill
Report Date: 05/11/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Cooling Cooked food(s) cooled N/A From 70 degrees f to 41 degrees F for more than 4 hours Observed two 1/3 pans of left-over black beans and queso sauce in the bottom of the upright two door cooler at the end of the cook line to still be at 45 to 54f from the previous night. These pans were 1/3 to 1/2┬░Full and had pan covers on them. Ensure staff use effective quick cooling techniques for hot foods at the end of the night
Critical Food Contact Surfaces and Uten Food-contact surface(s) N/A Not easily cleanable Observed the following equipment/utensils to have rough/cracked/melted food contact surfaces: 1) plastic kitchen food containers/tubs/pan lids/elevated trays; and 2) the white plastic lettuce chiller/dispenser container. The damaged items noticed in #1 above were corrected by discarding. A replacement lettuce container will need to be ordered. Ensure staff do not use a metal scrubbing pad or a metal scraping tool to clean the new lettuce container
Critical Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc Food-contact surface(s) N/A Soiled Observed the following food contact surfaces to be unclean: 1) most of the metal salad mixing bowls stored on top of the rib smoker (small bits of food debris, a smeared white sauce/substance and residual water that wasn't clear); 2) the white plastic insert for the lettuce chiller/dispenser (old wilted lettuce and other small misc. Debris); 3) the dispensing spout for the bar area chocolate shake machine (chocolate shake residue from the previous day); 4) the mounting surfaces for the nozzles & diffusers on the coke soda dispenser in the kitchen (old soda syrup accumulation and possibly mold growth); 5) a large chopping knife in the knife storage rack at the ready to eat prep station (appeared to be red and green vegetable residue); 6) clear yellow plate covers on a top shelf at the expo window (sauce, oil, etc. On the interior surfaces); 7) many plastic and metal kitchen 1/2, 1/3 & 1/6 pans on the storage rack (small pieces of food debris remaining); 8) and some plastic kitchen pan lids that were splashed with debris while in storage on a hook at the ready to eat food prep station. These items were sent to the dish washing station to be re-cleaned. Ensure the water in the dish washing machine is changed more frequently and that a formal inspection is made of these items after they have been washed and air dried.
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) N/A Rusty Observed the interior bottom surface of a residential microwave oven at the expo window to be rough and rusty. Remove and provide a commercial microwave oven
Normal Repairing Physical facilities Floor(s) N/A In poor repair Observed missing or worn floor tile grout in the following areas that are allowing debris and/or water to collect: 1) the area in front and behind the kitchen soda dispensing station and 2) at the bar (under the bar rail at the blending station and at the drain area of the multi-door beer cooler. Remove remaining old grout in these areas and apply a full thickness layer of grout to eliminate the depressions
Normal Maintaining Refuse Areas/Enclo Refuse storage area(s)/enclosures N/A Not clean Observed spilled food, containers, grease/oil in the dumpster area. Please maintain this area clean to prevent the attraction of pests
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment components seals N/A In poor repair Provide a replacement door gasket for the lettuce chiller/dispenser
Normal Light Bulbs, Protective Shield Light shielding Light shield(s) N/A Not provided In the exhaust hood above the rethermalizer & rib smoker
Normal Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing Clean equipment/utensil(s) N/A Stored with food-contact portion exposed Observed the metal salad mixing bowls and some large clear plastic food tubs at the ready to eat food prep station to be stored upright. Keep these food containers inverted to prevent accidental contaimination of the food contact surfaces
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors N/A Soiled Observed the receiving drain at the bar blending station and the drain pipes for the beer ice wells to be in need of cleaning now and more frequently in the future
Normal System Maintained in Good Repa Plumbing system Drain line(s) N/A Not maintained Re-establish the drain line air gap for the dipper well drain line termination point (located under the cook line salad cooler), and eliminate the water leak at the coke carbonator
Normal Outside receptacles Waste receptacle(s) dumpster N/A With doors,lids or covers Left open N/A
Normal Outside receptacles Waste receptacle(s) dumpster N/A With doors,lids or covers Left open N/A