Health Report #106875

Establishment Name: Emu Courtside
Report Date: 02/20/2009
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical System Maintained in Good Repa Plumbing system Drain line(s) N/A Not maintained Provide the required air gaps for the two ice machine drain lines for the unit located on the 5th floor
Critical Frequency Before Use After Cle Clean utensil(s) and food-contact surface(s) N/A Not sanitized An employee is washing dishes using the following methodology: hot soapy water, rinse and then air dry. Corrected by discussing the process with that employee: hot soapy water, clear water rinse, sanitize (200 ppm quat), then air dry
Normal Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing Single-service/single-use article(s) N/A Stored with food-contact portion exposed Observed the stacks of hot dog to-go containers and the pretzel boats to be stored upright. Corrected by inverting
Normal Light Bulbs, Protective Shield Light shielding plastic coated bulb(s) N/A Not provided Observed one of the pretzel machine light bulbs to not be of the shatter proof type. Please replace
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures ceiling, Physical facilities/structures floors N/A Soiled 1) the ceiling is still soiled with food/beverage splatter near the hand washing sink and the two door beverage cooler as it was last inspection in september. Please clean these surfaces asap. 2) observed food debris build-up in the drain bowl serving the three compartment sink. Please clean this drain now and at least weekly in the future
Normal Good Repair and Calibration Food thermometer(s) probe N/A Not calibrated Observed the metal stem food thermometer at the hot dog station to be reading 18-20f too high/hot. Corrected by re-calibrating
Normal Cooling, Heating, and Holding Equipment cold holding Refrigerator N/A Inadequate Observed the freezer on the 5th floor to not be maintaining proper temperature due the coil being frozen. Luckily only pre-cooked pretzels are being stored in the unit at this time. Please defrost the unit and make any needed repairs to allow this unit to function as intended
Normal Wet cleaning Washing agent(s) N/A Not utilized Another employee indicated food contact surfaces (tongs, hot dog rollers, sheet trays, etc. ) are cleaned by wiping them down with the wiping cloth stored in the sanitizer solution. Corrected by discussing the ware washing process with the employee (hot soapy water, clear water rinse, sanitize (200 ppm quat), and finally air drying). When cleaning equipment that can't be taken to the three compartment sink or immersed in water (i. E. The hot dog roller machine) staff can utilize small buckets and/or spray bottles to be able to take the soap, rinse, and sanitizer water solutions to the item to be cleaned