Health Report #106488

Establishment Name: Chela's Restaurant & Taqueria (South)
Report Date: 11/14/2013
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Equipment, Food-Contact Surfac Food-contact surface(s) front counter area pop machine Soiled Found the pop nozzles of the self service pop machine soiled with heavy accumulation. To correct follow manufacturer's directions and clean pop nozzles and keep clean. ,
Critical Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti Cold food item(s) front counter Stored above 41 degrees F Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, a container of pork 49°F and a container of potatoes 50°F in a melted, shallow ice bath. Pic corrected by discarding pork and potatoes and has been reminded to hold tcs food at 41°F and if using an ice bath, ice must completely surround food container and replenish ice as it melts. This is a repeated cold hold violation using ice baths and a risk control plan has been issued. ,
Critical Ready-to-Eat, Potentially Haza Commercially processed ready to eat potentially hazardous food(s) cooking/preparation area cooler Without date of consumption marking Found ready to eat (rte), time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, an opened package of sliced ham in the 3 door prep top cooler, and covered cups of horchata (milk based) in the 1 door reach in cooler without 7 day datemark. Pic corrected by providing 7 day (day opened/prepared + 6 days) for ham and horchata. This is a repeated priority foundation violation and a risk control plan has been issued. ,
Normal Cleaning, Frequency and Restri Physical facilities/structures floors cooking/preparation area floor Soiled Found the floor, under equipment, edges and corners in the cooking area and prep areas soiled with accumulation and build up. To correct thoroughly clean floors and keep clean.
Normal Nonfood-Contact Surfaces Nonfood contact surface(s) cooking area hood Soiled Found the hood filters and sides and edges of hood soiled with greasy build up. To correct clean hood and hood filters and clean on a more frequent schedule.