Health Report #110160

Establishment Name: Makkara Sushi
Report Date: 01/10/2014
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Hand Drying Provision Sanitary hand drying provisions disposable, paper towels cooking/preparation area handsink Not provided No paper towel was provided in the entire facility. Corrected by the owner purchasing paper towels and installing them in the front and back kitchen and in the restrooms
Critical Handwashing Cleanser, Availabi Soap N/A Not provided At hand sink No soap was provided at the kitchen hand washing sink. Corrected by relocating soap from another area of the kitchen to this hand washing sink
Critical Sanitizing Solutions, Testing Sanitizer test kit chlorine N/A Not provided Only an empty chlorine test paper dispenser was found in the kitchen dish washing area. The owner indicated he would go to purchase a replacement test kit today
Critical Ready-to-Eat, Potentially Haza Ready to eat, potentially hazardous food(s) N/A Beyond consume by date Observed house-made sauces in the one door prep cooler to have expired on jan. 9th. Corrected by discarding
Critical Ready-to-Eat, Potentially Haza In house prepared ready-to-eat potentially hazardous food(s) N/A Without date of consumption marking Containers with cooked asparagus and tofu were not provided with last day of use labeling. Corrected by properly labeling them as to when they were cooked/opened
Critical When to Wash Employee(s) N/A Did not wash hands After other activities Observed one kitchen employee not wash his hands when needed after activities prior to commencing work in the kitchen. Corrected by the employee washing his hands
Normal Equipment, Food-Contact Surfac Non-food contact surface(s) N/A Soiled The door track for the two sliding doors of the store room cooler are unclean. Remove this build-up
Normal Equipment, Utensils, Linens, a Single-service/single-use article(s) N/A Stored on floor or less than 6 inches above floor Multiple boxes of single service items were observed on the dry goods storeroom floor. Elevate these items at least 6" off of the floor
Normal Food Storage Food item(s) in storage N/A Stored on floor or less than 6 inches above floor Observed a low produce box with avocados stored in the kitchen floor upon arrival. Corrected by relocating this food container to a refrigerator. Ensure no foods/food containers are stored on the floor
Normal Cleaning of Plumbing Fixtures Handwashing facility front N/A Soiled Observed a significant amount of pink slime growing around the base of the fixture at the counter and at the base of both of the water valves and the spout. Maintain your hand washing sink clean
Normal Cleaning, Frequency and Restri Physical facilities/structures floors N/A Soiled The floors in the facility are over-due for cleaning. Maintaining the floors clean will prevent odors and the attraction of pests. Increase the frequency to maintain the floors clean
Normal Eating, Drinking, or Using Tob Beverage container, Employee(s) N/A Not covered, Smoking Observed two open employee beverage containers on the counter in the kitchen. Provide cups with lids. An ash tray was found on the front counter upon my arrival, and a wooden box of cigars was found on a bottom shelf in the kitchen. Additionally, the office smelled of cigarette smoke. No smoking is allowed in the establishment.