Health Report #107562

Establishment Name: Franks Restaurant
Report Date: 10/23/2014
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Safe, Unadulterated, and Hones Food walk in cooler shelf Adulterated/contaminated Observed the following food items in basement wic with signs of mold, spoilage, adulteration and/or past use by date: *opened packages of commercially prepared coney dog sauce and lasagna (mold and spoilage observed in food items). *loosely wrapped chub of corned beef (stored on same tray beneath spoiled coney dog sauce and lasagna and laying in pool of stagnant/putrid water). *containers of rte ricotta and cottage cheeses with use by dates that expired in june and july of 2014. All food in your restaurant must be safe and unadulterated at all times. To correct, need to rotate stock more often and discard all food with any signs of contamination. Pic corrected by discarding spoiled coney dog sauce, lasagna, corned beef, ricotta and cottage cheese at time of inspection. Violation corrected.
Critical Using a Handwashing Sink Handwashing sink(s) dishwashing area handsink Not easily accessible Items stored In Observed dirty dishes stored in handsink in dishwashing area. Also, observed food debris in handsink in front counter server area. All handsinks must be fully accessible for employee handwashing at all times. To correct, please do not store any items in or around any handsink at any time. Also, handsinks are not to be used as dump sinks. Pic corrected by removing all items from both handsinks in dishwashing and server areas at time of inspection. Violation corrected.
Critical Ready-to-Eat, Potentially Haza Ready to eat, potentially hazardous food(s) front preparation area shelf Beyond consume by date Observed several packages of rte deli meats (ham, turkey, corned beef, pre-sliced gyro meat) in prep unit cooler in front prep area with expired or no consume by datemark labels. All potentially hazardous rte foods must be used or consumed within 7 days (day is slice/open date). To correct, please rotate stock more often and discard all expired meats as needed. Pic corrected by discarding all deli meats with unknown prep dates and properly datemarking all freshly sliced deli meats at time of inspection. Violation corrected
Normal Cooking and Baking Equipment Microwave oven door seals and cavities prep area microwave Not cleaned Through out the day as necessary Observed interior and door handle of microwave oven in cooking area with an accumulation of food debris. To correct, please clean now and on a more frequent schedule
Normal Fixed Equipment, Spacing or Se Fixed equipment restroom(s) handsink Not sealed to adjoining Wall(s) Observed handsinks in basement restrooms (mens and ladies) not sealed to wall. To correct, please seal/caulk both handsinks as soon as possible
Normal Wiping Cloths, Use Limitation Wiping cloth(s) wet front counter area wiping cloth solution Stored on Counter Observed 2 wet wiping cloths stored on counters in front counter server areas. After use, all wet wiping cloths must be stored and completely immersed in a properly mixed wiping cloth bucket of sanitizer to prevent the accumulation of bacteria on wiping cloths.
Normal Nonfood-Contact Surfaces Nonfood contact surface(s) cooking/preparation area drawer(s) With accumulation of debris Observed the following areas in need of cleaning: *interior and interior door gaskets of both prep top coolers in cooking area (accumulation of debris). *shelves/steam table surfaces on cooking line (accumulation of food debris). *interior (walls, shelves, ceiling, floor) of basement wic (accumulation of dirt and debris). *basement wic door handle (heavy accumulation of sticky debris). To correct, please clean all these areas now and on a more frequent schedule