Health Report #105769

Establishment Name: Emerald City
Report Date: 06/17/2010
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Eating, Drinking or Tobacco Employee(s) cooking/preparation area prep table Drinking From uncovered beverage container Observed open bottle of beverage on the prep table next to cutting board. Pic corrected by discarding open bottle of beverage. Pic has been reminded that cups with lids and straws are allowed in food prep areas.
Normal Unnecessary Items and Litter Unnecessary item(s) items that don't pertain to business storage area Not removed from facility Found numerous unused items in the basement storage areas. To correct remove items no longer need in business operations.
Normal Miscellaneous Sources Food cooking/preparation area counter Not protected From contamination Observed employee/cook place vegetables to be cooked in single use food container, cooked food and place cooked food back into this single use food container. To correct place uncooked food in a food grade container, cook food, then place in single use container to minimize contamination.
Normal Toilet Room Receptacle, Covere Covered waste receptacle(s) in ladies restroom restroom, women's public Not provided Found no covered basket in the ladies public restroom. To correct provide covered baskets.
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) cooking area hood Soiled Found the cooking hood soiled with dust and grease. Found the interior of the microwave soiled. To correct clean hood and microwave as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.
Normal Maintaining Refuse Areas/Enclo Refuse storage area(s)/enclosures dumpster area With accumulation of unnecessary items Found debris on the ground of the dumpster area. To correct clean areas.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors floor Soiled Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) in the kitchen cooking area, waitstation and basement storage areas soiled with accumulation and build up. To correct throughly clean floors and clean on a more frequent schedule.
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) cooking/preparation area hot holding unit Not easily cleanable Found newspaper lining shelf in front of the steam table. Pic corrected by removing newspaper.
Normal Areas/Enclosures/Receptacles,R Receptacle(s) refuse storage areas N/A In poor repair Found the ground under and around the dumpsters uneven. To correct repair area to be smooth.
Normal Drying mops Wet mop(s) storage Back kitchen area wall Improperly dried Found wet mop left in mop bucket wringer. To correct hang mop when cleaning is completed.
Normal Equipment and Utensils Equipment and utensil(s) cooking area shelf Not durable Observed facility using stone bowl/pot to heat food. To correct provide written literature that these stone bowl/pot are acceptable for food service use. I will research this utensil and attempt to find information on stone bowl/pot usage in food service.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment wait station cooler In poor repair Found a crack in the glass door of the sliding door cooler in the wait station. To correct repair/replace glass door.
Normal Hand Drying Provision Sanitary hand drying provisions disposable, paper towels hand sink Not provided Found no paper towels in the paper towel dispenser in the kitchen handsink area and in the basement employee restroom. Pic corrected by providing paper towels.
Normal Lighting, Intensity Lighting intensity at work levels cooking area Ceiling Less than 50 foot candles Found light in cooking hood not working. To correct repair/replace light.
Normal Cooling methods Food item(s) cooled walk in cooler shelf Improperly Covered Found a coverd stock pot of broth cooling in the walk in cooler. Pic corrected by removing cover, and has been reminded to verify that soup cools from 135°F to 70°F in 2 hours, and from 70°F to 41°F in 4 hours.
Normal Storing Refuse/Recyclables/Ret Refuse/returnables/recyclables cooking area oven N/A Found numerous empty beer cans in the oven at the end of the cooking line. To correct place empty beer cans in proper container to be returned for recycling
Normal Cleaning Freq.,Food Contact Su Food-contact surface(s) used for nonpotentially hazardous food(s) wait station pop machine Not cleaned At least every 24 hours Found slight accumulation in the pop nozzles of the pop machine in the wait station, and in the pop nozzle of the pop gun in the bar. To correct throughly clean pop nozzles, and clean more frequent ly.
Normal Repairing Physical facilities Ceiling(s) dishwashing area Ceiling In poor repair Observed holes in ceiling in the dishwasher area, with cardboard with plastic covering a large hole in this area. Pic states roof has been repaired, and interior ceiling will be repaired and finished soon. Observed hole in the end of cooking line. Observed missing tile in the basement floor. To correct repair/replace noted areas.