Health Report #109621

Establishment Name: Potbelly Sandwich Works, Llc
Report Date: 08/22/2014
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Backflow Prevention Backflow/backsiphonage prevention device(s) Air gap pop machine ice machine Not provided on Ice machine Found the drain line of the ice machine on installed on top of the pop machine draining into a receptacle without air gap. To correct provide an air gap of at least 1 inch from the drain line and the rim of the receptacle. ,
Critical Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti Cold food item(s) prep area cooler Stored above 41 degrees F Found time/temperture control for safety (tcs) food, several containers of lettuce 53°F in the top and bottom portion of the left 1 door prep top cooler. Found tcs food, feta cheese 50°F, beans 50°F, and artichokes 50°F in the 2 door prep top cooler. Pic temporarily corrected by discarding all tcs food above 41°F in noted coolers and has been instructed not to use coolers to hold tcs food, until repaired/replaced to hold tcs food at 41°F. Found tcs food, cream cups 73°F which require refrigeration in the self serve beverage countertop. Pic corrected by discarding cream cups and was instructed to either keep cream cups at 41°F or use " no refrigeration required" cream cups. ,
Normal Cleaning Ventilation Systems, Ventilation system N/A Not clean Found the ducts in the cooking/exhaust hood soiled with dusty build up. To correct clean ducts.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment prep area cooler In poor repair Found the left 1 door prep top cooler and 2 door prep top cooler not holding tcs food at 41°F. To correct repair/replace coolers to hold tcs food at 41°F or lower.
Normal Nonfood-Contact Surfaces Nonfood contact surface(s) prep area storage bins Soiled Found the lids of numerous storage containers soiled with build up. To correct clean lids.
Normal Handwashing Sink, Installation Handwashing facility restroom restroom, unisex faucet Runs for less than 15 seconds without need for reactivation Found the automatic faucet in the main level restroom turning off in seconds and hard to activate. To correct repair/replace faucet to turn on and stay on for at least 15 seconds when activated.
Normal Rinsing Procedures Washed equipment/utensil(s) prep area slicer Not rinsed After washing and before sanitizing Asked employee how slicer is cleaned, and employee replied, slicer is cleaned of debris, washed with soapy water, and rinsed with sanitizer. Corrected by educating employee that slicer should be precleaned, washed with soapy water, rinsed with clean water, rinsed/wiped with sanitizer and air dried. Pic has been instructed to monitor and ensure employees are properly cleaning slicer.