Health Report #109209

Establishment Name: Sushi Town
Report Date: 01/27/2012
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Frequency Before Use After Cle Clean utensil(s) and food-contact surface(s) three compartment sink Not sanitized Observed no sanitizing of dishware. Correct by proper dishwashing including washing, rinsing, and sanitizing
Critical Compliance with Food Law Unapproved food N/A Source(s) Unknown At the unapproved rear prep area observed house pickled onion and jalepeno peppers. Pic indicates this food is for personal use. It appears this food is not being used in the restaurant food preparation. However, this type of food cannot be made or stored in a food establishment. Correct by removing this food from the premises.
Critical Consumption of Raw Animal Food Menu advisories for raw or undercooked food(s)/ingredient(s) Fish N/A Not provided Observed no consumer menu advisory on the menu mounted on the wall in the ordering area or on the wall in the kitchen. Correct by providing a proper menu advisory at each area
Critical Backflow prevention Backflow/backsiphonage prevention device(s) N/A Not provided on Observed no air gap for either the ice maker drain or the ice bin drain at the ice machine in the rear unapproved prep area. Correct by providing an air gap of two pipe diameters of the drain line of the equipment above the drain the equipment drains into
Normal Food Temperature Measuring Dev Food thermometer(s) prep area Not available Observed the only food probe thermometer in the establishment to have a temperature range for measuring 50 degrees f to 500 degrees f. Correct by obtaining a thermometer with a proper temperature range
Normal N/A N/A N/A N/A Observed no antichoking poster in the restaurant. Correct by obtaining and displaying an anti choking poster
Normal Food storage Food item(s) in storage storage area floor Stored on floor or less than 6 inches above floor Observed open boxes of single service items, containers of cooking oil, and other food items stored on the floor. Correct by moving items to proper storage areas
Normal Equipment and Utensils Equipment and utensil(s) N/A Not durable Observed the following pieces of food prep equipment of residential construction: 1. Toaster oven in the kitchen 2. Toaster oven in the unapproved prep area. 3. Blender in the unapproved prep area. 4. Two hot plates in the unapproved prep area. Correct by submitting manufacturers specification for replacement equipment before purchasing equipment.
Normal Using a Handwashing Sink Handwashing sink(s) prep area handsink Not easily accessible Items stored In Observed handwashing to be blocked with a trash can. Correct by not placing a trash can or other items in front of the handwashing sink
Normal Ventilation Hood Systems, Adeq Ventilation hood fryer area Not provided Observed a table top fryer in the kitchen and two hot plates in th unapproved rear prep area without proper ventilation systems. Equipment should not be used until proper ventilation systems are installed with prior approval from health department and ann arbor building department.
Normal Wet cleaning Washing agent(s) detergents with wetting agents and emulsifiers dishwasher area Not utilized Observed no use of dishwashing detergent during the wet washing of dirty dishware. Correct by proper warewashing including prerinsing, washing with approved detergent and sanitizing with proper sanitizing solution
Normal Light Bulbs, Protective Shield Light shielding rear storage area Not provided Observed an unprotected light bulb in the food storage room off the hallway to the restroom. Correct by installing an approved shielded bulb/fixture.
Normal Outer Openings, Protected Outer opening(s) rear door Not tight-fitting Observed rear door not tight fitting. Correct by repairing or replacing
Normal Unnecessary Items and Litter N/A N/A N/A In the basement observed empty soda syrup boxes, empty cardboard boxes, and other trash needing to be discarded. Correct by discarding these items. In several storage areas observed unused and extra equipment. This equipment is cluttering the storage area and may prevent proper cleaning of the area. Correct by removing these items from the premises and organizing these areas
Normal Surface Characteristics, Indoo Floor material(s) N/A Not durable Observed the overall surfaces and lack of handwashing facilities in the rear unapproved prep area to be not acceptable for your present use. This area was not approved for these activities during your original plan review and approval to operate. It was indicated that this area is used for personal use only. However, based on the amount of equipment, size of food containers etc. It appears that this area is used to process and store food used in this food operation. To receive approval of this area for food preparation a plan review must be submitted, reviewed and approved prior to any remodeling being completed. Use of this area for food activities must be discontinued until approval is obtained