Health Report #106197

Establishment Name: Lena/Habana
Report Date: 10/29/2014
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Cooling Methods N/A N/A N/A Observed improper cooling method in place for soup and salsa. Cooked potentially hazardous food shall be cooled within 2 hours from 135°F to 70°F and within a total of 6 hours from 135°F to 41°F by using one or more of the following methods listed. Potentially hazardous food shall be cooled within 4 hours or less if prepared from ingredients at ambient temperature; such as cut tomatoes (for salsa) or tuna salad. Corrected at time of inspection by (1) placing soup in 2 shallow pans; placed one uncovered in walk-in-freezer and the other in the walk-in-cooler with an ice wand. Soup was in large stock pot with one ice wand; approximately 5 gallons. (2) placing salsa with cut tomatoes into 2 shallow pans with an ice bath. Large lexan of salsa found at 65°F in basement wic covered. Discussed preparing the cut tomatoes separate and cooling them within the 4 hours from ambient air temperature to 41°F before adding them to the already cooled cut peppers, onions and cilantro. Provided pic a cooling chart to complete for all potentially hazardous food items that are cooled. Will add cooling method to each recipe.
Critical Equipment, Food-Contact Surfac N/A N/A N/A Food-contact surfaces of slicer and interior middle ice bin in basement bar in need of cleaning. Food-contact surfaces shall be clean to sight and touch. Not corrected. The slicer is not being cleaned properly because it cannot be disassembled for cleaning. Please repair or replace slicer so that it can be disassembled for proper cleaning
Critical Handwashing Sink, Installation N/A N/A N/A Inadequate hot water temperature at some handwash sinks. Handwash sink at waitress station (80°F), handwash sink in basement near wif (66°F) and handwash sink on right side in men's restroom in basement (71°F). The hot water shall be at a minimum 100°F at all handwash sinks for proper handwashing. Not corrected
Normal In-Use Utensils, Between-Use S N/A N/A N/A In-use utensils stored improperly on cook line. Please do not store tongs in sanitizer water and knives between prep units. Store in-use utensils in a clean protected location and clean properly throughout the day as required
Normal Cleaning, Frequency and Restri N/A N/A N/A These areas in need of cleaning: floors under the basement ice machine, pop gun holders at bars and pop gun hose bracket at basement bar. Please clean now and as often as necessary to maintain in clean condition
Normal Controlling Pests N/A N/A N/A Observed some fruit flies in various areas throughout facility. Please continue to work with your extermination company to eliminate the flies. Observed most flies at downstairs bar
Normal Disposable Towels, Waste Recep N/A N/A N/A Please provide waste receptacle at handwash sink in basement near fish preparation area for proper disposal of soiled paper towels
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm N/A N/A N/A Handle missing from lift top on 2 door continental reach-in-cooler on cook line. Please replace handle
Normal Light Bulbs, Protective Shield N/A N/A N/A Light bulbs in light fixture in single-service storage area in basement observed without light shields. Please protect light bulbs by providing a properly installed light shield
Normal Nonfood-Contact Surfaces N/A N/A N/A Some insert pans cracked on top ledge. Please replace to provide smooth, easily cleanable surface and to provide a good seal on top of the prep units
Normal Outer Openings, Protected N/A N/A N/A Observed gap at the bottom of rear door. Please provide a door sweep to eliminate any gaps to prevent potential entry of pests
Normal System Maintained in Good Repa N/A N/A N/A (1) pop gun holder drain line in middle section of basement bar drains improperly to soiled drainboard side of 3-compartment sink. Pop overflow currently drains into wash compartment. Please plumb to floor drain with an air break or air gap. (2) beer walk-in-cooler condensate line does not terminate over the floor drain causing water build-up on the floor. Please extend wic condensate line over floor drain maintaining proper air gap a minimum twice the drain line pipe diameter above the flood rim of the drain