Health Report #107606

Establishment Name: Los Amigos
Report Date: 08/28/2012
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc N/A N/A N/A I observed dirty food pans, knives and a slicer. Staff need to wash, rinse and sanitize utensils thoroughly and inspect them for cleanliness. Corrected by re-cleaning through the dishmachine.
Critical Preventing Contamination from N/A N/A N/A I observed a server grab lemon garnish with her bare hands. Need to use tongs, which is store policy. Tongs were not at the station. Manager needs to assure servers are in compliance. Corrected by supplying and using tongs.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm N/A N/A N/A You need to replace the damaged door seals on the prep coolers on the main cook line. Also need to repair gasket on walk in cooler door.
Normal Maintaining/Using Handwashing N/A N/A N/A Most of the handsinks were found dirty. Staff need to be keeping the sinks and fixtures clean and the soap and paper towel dispensers.
Normal Miscellaneous Sources N/A N/A N/A Please cover foods while in refrigeration or in dry storage.
Normal Outer Openings, Protected N/A N/A N/A You need to provide a door sweep on the back door to eliminate the gap.
Normal Single-Ser./Use Art., Use Limi N/A N/A N/A Do not re-use retail containers, such as margarita mix containers. Obtain food grade containers that are easily washable.
Normal Controlling Pests N/A N/A N/A I observed the presence of drain flies. Please have your pest company focus on eliminating them and be sure that you are keeping your store clean and the floors dry.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm N/A N/A N/A Repair the condensation leak in the walk in freezer.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm N/A N/A N/A The walk in cooler door does not shut tightly. Have serviced so it closes tightly and by itself. I will be back in 2 weeks to verify this.
Normal Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing N/A N/A N/A Staff are not air drying pans before stacking them. You need to have more racks to store stuff on so it can air dry. Re-organize the dishroom and i will be back in 2 weeks to verify.
Normal Lighting, Intensity N/A N/A N/A You need to replace the burnt lights in the dishroom and in the walk in freezer.
Normal Employee Accommodations, Desig N/A N/A N/A Staff need to store their personal belonging in the break area.
Normal Good Repair and Calibration N/A N/A N/A I observed 3 damaged plastic spatulas. Cracked lids on the chip dispenser and no lid for the drink garnishes at the bar. Replace when observed damaged.
Normal Handwashing Signage N/A N/A N/A You need handwash reminder signs at all of your handsinks, including in the restrooms.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio N/A N/A N/A Your facility was not being kept clean like it needs to be. The following areas need to be cleaned and kept on a routine schedule: the floors were slippery with grease on the main prep line, the storage bins were dirty, the dishroom is dirty, floordrains are dirty, the mop sink is dirty, the chest freezer is dirty and in need of defrosting. I want you to thoroughly clean your facility and i will be back in 2 weeks to verify for cleaning.