Health Report #106591

Establishment Name: Pita Kabob Grill
Report Date: 02/09/2015
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Conditions of Use Poisonous/toxic material(s) dishwashing area Not used according to manufacturer's label instructions Observed can of commercial use raid on top of upright freezer in basement prep/dishwashing area. Instructions on raid can state that this product is not to be used in food prep areas or food establishments. To correct, please discard raid can and obtain approved insecticide for use in food service establishments. Pic corrected by discarding raid can at time of inspection. Violation corrected
Critical Hand Drying Provision Sanitary hand drying provisions disposable, paper towels prep area handsink Not provided Observed no paper towels at handsinks in basement prep area or at handsink near front counter (both towel dispensers empty). All handsinks must be supplied with soap and paper towels at all times for proper employee handwashing. Pic corrected by restocking both empty paper towel dispensers at time of inspection. Violation corrected.
Critical Capacity Hot water supply entire establishment Insufficient to meet demands Observed no hot water at any sink or fixture in kitchen when i first arrived for inspection. Upon further investigation, pic discovered that pilot light was out on the hot water heater. Please ensure that your facility has sufficient hot water at all hours of operation. Pic corrected by relighting hot water heater pilot light. Rechecked all sinks after 20 minutes. Hot water was observed at all sinks/fixtures in facility. Violation corrected
Critical Characteristics Food-contact surface(s) and utensils clean dish rack area Constructed from materials that are not Durable, corrosion-resistant, and non-absorbent Observed several damaged bus tubs/bus tub lids on clean dishware rack and in upright cooler in basement prep area. Food contact surfaces of bus tubs are cracked and not smooth and durable. To correct, please remove all damaged food containers as soon as possible and obtain nsf approved food containers which are smooth and cleanable as needed. Pic corrected by discarding all damaged bus tubs and bus tub lids at time of inspection. Violation corrected.
Normal Designated Areas Locker(s)/employee storage area(s) prep area shelf Contaminates Food Observed employee coat laying on top of boxes of single service deli paper on shelf in upstairs prep area. All employee belongings must be stored in an area of kitchen which cannot possibly contaminate food or single service items at any time. Pic corrected by relocating coat to approved area at time of inspection. Violation corrected
Normal Equipment, Utensils, Linens, a Single-service/single-use article(s) prep area shelf Stored with food-contact portion exposed Observed several styrofoam containers on shelf in upstairs prep area stored with the food contact portion of containers exposed and pointing up. All s/s items must be stored in original packaging or stored inverted to protect food contact portion of containers from potential sources of contamination.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment components doors prep area upright freezer In poor repair Cracked Observed door handle on upright freezer in cooking area in poor repair (handle is repaired/covered with duct tape). Duct tape is not an approved repair surface as it can accumulate bacteria. To correct, please repair or replace door freezer handle so all surfaces are smooth and cleanable
Normal Intensity Lighting intensity at work levels dry storage area Less than 10 foot candles Observed low light intensity in basement dry storage area (at bottom of stairs). To correct, please replace burnt out light bulbs as soon as possible
Normal Repairing Physical facilities Wall(s) dishwashing area wall In poor repair Cracked Observed paint chipping and peeling on wall above 3 compt sink in basement. To correct, please resurface wall as soon as possible so all surfaces are smooth and cleanable
Normal System Maintained in Good Repa Plumbing system water line(s) three compartment sink Not maintained Observed water faucet and overhead spray rinse arm on 3 compt sink in basement in poor repair (repaired with tape/plastic wrap). To correct, please repair or replace all damaged plumbing fixtures on 3 compt sink as soon as possible