Health Report #108230

Establishment Name: Sabor Latino
Report Date: 08/17/2010
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Package Integrity N/A N/A N/A Found 2 dented cans on the ready to use shelf in the back storage room. Pic corrected by placing dented cans in the dented can storage area to be returned to supplier. , found 2 dented cans on the ready to use shelf in the back storage room. Pic corrected by placing dented cans in the dented can storage area to be returned to supplier. On follow up inspection found no dented cans on the ready to use shelf in the back storage room. This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and re-verified on follow up.
Critical Ready-to-Eat Food, Date Markin In house prepared ready-to-eat potentially hazardous food(s) prep area cooler Without date of consumption marking Found ready to eat, time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, large containers of red and green salsa, guacamole, and an opened gallon of milk without datemark in the 3 door reach in cooler. Pic corrected by providing proper 7 day (day opened/prepared + 6 days) to all noted items. Pic has been instructed to monitor that employees are datemarking appropriate items. , found ready to eat, time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, large containers of red and green salsa, guacamole, and an opened gallon of milk without datemark in the 3 door reach in cooler. Pic corrected by providing proper 7 day (day opened/prepared + 6 days) to all noted items. Pic has been instructed to monitor that employees are datemarking appropriate items. On follow up inspection found rte, tcs food, large containers of red and green salsa, guacamole, and milk with 7 day discard datemarks. This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and re-verified on follow up.
Critical Hot and cold holding Hot food item(s) cooking area range Stored below 135 degrees F Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, a container of chicken 115°F, beef 110°F, beans 115°F in the cooking line hot holding steam table (note a large tub was catching water leaking from steam table). Pic corrected by discarding tcs food, and has been instructed not to use this hot holding steam table, until repaired/replaced to hold hot tcs food at 135°F or above. Found a container of minced beef 115°F in the oven on the cooking line. Pic corrected by re-heating beef to 165°F for 15 seconds, and has been instructed to monitor that tcs food held in or on oven are held at 135 or above. Hot holding violation has repeated, and a risk control form for hot holding has been issued. Found a small container of shredded cheese in a pan of water (melted ice bath) on the steam table by the dishwashing machine. Pic corrected by discarding cheese, and has been instructed to ensure tcs food is held at 41°F by ensuring ice surrounds tcs food at all times. Found small serving containers of red and green salsa 50°F in the 2 door sliding glass cooler. Pic corrected by discarding salsa, and has been instructed to verify if employees are leaving salsa out at tables or if cooler is not holding tcs food at 41°F. To permanently correct store salsa at 41°F in a properly working cooler. , found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, a container of chicken 115°F, beef 110°F, beans 115°F in the cooking line hot holding steam table (note a large tub was catching water leaking from steam table). Pic corrected by discarding tcs food, and has been instructed not to use this hot holding steam table, until repaired/replaced to hold hot tcs food at 135°F or above. Found a container of minced beef 115°F in the oven on the cooking line. Pic corrected by re-heating beef to 165°F for 15 seconds, and has been instructed to monitor that tcs food held in or on oven are held at 135 or above. Hot holding violation has repeated, and a risk control form for hot holding has been issued. Found a small container of shredded cheese in a pan of water (melted ice bath) on the steam table by the dishwashing machine. Pic corrected by discarding cheese, and has been instructed to ensure tcs food is held at 41°F by ensuring ice surrounds tcs food at all times. Found small serving containers of red and green salsa 50°F in the 2 door sliding glass cooler. Pic corrected by discarding salsa, and has been instructed to verify if employees are leaving salsa out at tables or if cooler is not holding tcs food at 41°F. To permanently correct store salsa at 41°F in a properly working cooler. On follow up inspection found the cooking line hot holding steam table not in use, but 2 portable hot hold wells available if needed. Pic states he is not using this steam table until either repaired or replaced. Violation corrected at this time. On follow up inspection found foods being heated in the oven, and oven not being used to hot hold tcs food. Pic states he is monitoring and ensuring that food once heated is held at 135°F or above. This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and re-verified on follow up. Rcp for hot holding has been submitted, reviewed and should work if followed. On follow up inspection found no tcs food in ice bath on steam table. Pic states they use ice for certain foods and if used management will ensure foods are surrounded by ice and temperatures will be monitored to ensure tcs food is held at 41°F. This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and re-verified on follow up. On follow up inspection found serving containers of red and greeen salsa 41°F in a new 1 door reach in cooler in the kitchen. (please submit manufacturer's cut sheet). This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and re-verified on follow up. A rcp for cold holding has been submitted, reviewed, and should work if followed.
Critical Safe/Unadult./Honestly Present Food prep area shelf under table Not protected From contamination Found a wood case of peeled onions with numerous flies under the prep table. Pic corrected by having employee carefully discard case of onions with flies. Pic has been instructed to monitor that food is protected from contamination. Found an opened gallon of milk passed it's use by date. Pic corrected by discarding milk passed it's use by date. , found a wood case of peeled onions with numerous flies under the prep table. Pic corrected by having employee carefully discard case of onions with flies. Pic has been instructed to monitor that food is protected from contamination. Found an opened gallon of milk passed it's use by date. Pic corrected by discarding milk passed it's use by date. On follow up inspection found no peeled onions with flies and no milk passed it's use by date. This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and re-verified on follow up.
Critical Separation, Packaging, & Segre Raw animal food(s) Back prep area cooler Stored over/next to Ready-to-eat food(s) Found a opened case of raw shell eggs stored above stacked packages of tortilla wraps in the 3 door prep top cooler. Found a container of raw fish stored next to ready to eat food in the 4 drawer prep top cooler on the cooking line. Pic corrected by moving raw food below and away from ready to eat food. This is a repeated critical violation and a risk control plan form has been issued. , found a opened case of raw shell eggs stored above stacked packages of tortilla wraps in the 3 door prep top cooler. Found a container of raw fish stored next to ready to eat food in the 4 drawer prep top cooler on the cooking line. Pic corrected by moving raw food below and away from ready to eat food. This is a repeated critical violation and a risk control plan form has been issued. On follow up inspection found no raw shell egss or raw fish stored next to or above ready to eat foods in coolers. This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and re-verified on follow up. Rcp plan for cross contamination was reviewed and should work if followed.
Normal Temperature Measuring Devices Thermometer(s) refrigeration cooking area cooler Not provided Found no thermometer in the 4 drawer prep top cooler. To correct provide thermometer in all coolers.
Normal Food storage Food item(s) in storage Back prep area cooler Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates Observed spray/splash from the dishwashing area landing on the hot holding steam table counter next to uncovered foods. To correct protect food from possible splash by covering food. Found cases of food on the floor in the outside walk in freezer. To correct place case of food on shelves at least 6 inches off the floor.
Normal Sanitizing Solution Testing De Sanitizer test kit chlorine dishwashing area shelf Not provided Found facility with a quat test kit to check the chlorine sanitizing dishwashing machine. To correct provide a chlorine test kit to verify that dishwashing machine is chlorine sanitizing dishes.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors storage area floor With accumulation of debris Found the storage room floor soiled with accumulation of debris. Found the kitchen floor with pooling water in various areas. Found the floor ( under equipment, edges and corners) in the kitchen soiled with build up and accumulation. To correct throughly clean note areas as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment cooking/preparation area hot holding unit In poor repair Found the hot holding steam table by the cooking area leaking water. Found the 2 door glass cooler in the dining room not holding tcs food at 41°F. Found the paper towel dispenser in mens restroom not working. To correct repair/replace steam table, cooler and paper towel dispenser.
Normal Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing Clean equipment/utensil(s) storage area shelf Stored on floor or less than 6 inches above floor Found a shelf of inverted glassed stored on a shelf not at least 6 inches off the floor in the dining room wait station area. To correct raise shelf so glasses are at least 6 inches off the floor.
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) Back prep area microwave Soiled Found the interior of the microwave oven in the back prep area soiled. Found the base of the blender soiled with accumulation. Found the floor of the outside walk in freezer soiled with accumulation and debris. To correct clean noted items as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.