Health Report #110685

Establishment Name: Romano's Macaroni Grill #141
Report Date: 03/16/2015
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Backflow Prevention Device, De Backflow/backsiphonage prevention device mop sink faucet Not properly Installed Observed a downstream cutoff valve from an atmosperic vacuum breaker at the mop sink faucet. Corrected by disconnecting hose that had the cutoff valve attached to it from the faucet. Person in charge indicated that this hose was used nightly to wash the floors in kitchen. Two simple long term solutions are availble: 1) either ensure that staff disconnect this hose with the shut off valve every night after use or 2) obtain a "sidekick" device and attach to faucet at mop sink and then attach the hose to the "sidekick" device. Corrected
Critical Equipment, Food-Contact Surfac Food-contact surface(s) Equipment N/A Soiled Observed the following food contact surfaces to be soiled: the meat/cheese slicer by the food prep area, numerous utensils on the clean utensil storage rack by the dishwashing machine, and the tomato dicer by the rear prep area. To correct, please properly wash, rinse and sanitize these items now so they are clean to the sight and touch. Discused with person in charge to retrain staff responsible for cleaning these items so they are thoroughly inspecting them after cleaning to ensure they are clean to the sight and touch prior to placing into storage. Correct as indicated above
Critical Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti Cold food item(s) grill area top section of make unit Stored above 41 degrees F Observed the top rail of the cold holding unit for the raw sausage, raw salmon, raw chicken and raw steak to be not be turned on. All raw foods mentioned above were found to be at 60*f. Raw potentially hazardous foods shall be held at 41*f or lower. Corrected by discarding all foods found out of temperature from this cold holding unit into the trash. The top part of this unit was turned on and verification of this units performance was made at the conclusion of this inspection. Replacement foods to be cold held are now safe to be placed in this unit for cold holding. Corrected.
Normal Cleaning Ventilation Systems, Ventilation system grill area hood filters Not clean Observed the hood filters above the grill to be heavily soiled with debris. Person in charge indicated that the filters are cleaned weekly. To correct, please have hood filters cleaned now and consider increasing the freqency of having them cleaned
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment N/A In poor repair Observed the tomato dicer in the rear prep area to be damaged/missing pieces. The dicing grates were loose with pieces actually missing. The rubber "stops" were missing and had plastic cellophane wrapped/bunched up in their place. Person in charge immediately took this unit out of service. To correct, please repair/replace this unit
Normal Nonfood-Contact Surfaces Nonfood contact surface(s) Numerous locations With accumulation of debris Observed the following non food contact surfaces to be soiled: the base of the mechanical can opener and the underside/surrounding parts of the kitchen aid mixer. To correct, please properly wash, rinse and sanitize these items now and place on a more frequent cleaning schedule.
Normal Cooking and Baking Equipment Microwave oven door seals and cavities grill area microwave Not cleaned Observed the interior cavity of the microwave by the grill station to be soiled with accumulated food debris. The interior ceiling was particularly soiled. To correct, please wash, rinse and sanitize the interior of the microwave now and place on a more frequent cleaning schedule