Health Report #108278

Establishment Name: Tower Inn Cafe
Report Date: 08/22/2012
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Hot and cold holding Cold food item(s) N/A Stored above 41 degrees F Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, sliced tomatoes 45°F and cheese 45°F in the top portion, and turkey 45°F, ham 45°F, and chicken salad 45°F in the bottom portion of the 3 door prep top cooler. Pic temporarily corrected by placing tcs food in ice baths, and states will call for repair. Pic has been instructed not to use this cooler to hold tcs food, until repaired/replaced to hold tcs food at 41°F or lower.
Normal Other Forms of Information N/A cooking/preparation area counter N/A Found several packages of bread without labels or ingredients available. To correct have ingredients available upon customer request for possible ingredients or allergy concerns.
Normal Repairing Physical facilities Wall(s) N/A In poor repair Found the walls in the kitchen and storage areas damaged with scratches and uneven surfaces. Found the tiled floor in the kitchen and walk in cooler damaged with cracks and chips. Found the coving under the dishwashing area broken with missing tile. Found the tiled edge in the back dessert area with missing tile. To correct repair/replace all noted areas and keep facility in good repair.
Normal Unnecessary Items and Litter Unnecessary item(s) back door Not removed from facility Found an old range and other items in the back of the restaurant besides the back door. To correct remove all broken and old items no longer needed for business operations
Normal Controlling Pests Pest(s) flies N/A Present in facility Observed the presence of flies in the bar and back kitchen area. To correct keep areas clean and dry, in good repair, and continue pest control treatments.
Normal Exterior Ice Prohibited Ingred Ice ice bin Used as a cooling medium Found a fruit/garnish storage bin stored in the ice bin, where ice is used for customer drinks. Pic corrected by removing fruit/garnish storage bin, and discarded ice. Pic was reminded that ice that is used to cool/hold items may not be used for drinks.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment cooking/preparation area cooler In poor repair Found the 3 door prep top cooler not holding tcs food at 41°F. To correct repair/replace cooler to hold tcs food at 41°F or lower.
Normal N/A N/A wall N/A Found expired food license posted on bar wall. To correct post current food license in a conspicuous area for public inspection.