Health Report #110757

Establishment Name: Bistro Bar & Grill
Report Date: 03/17/2010
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Backflow prevention Backflow/backsiphonage prevention device(s) Air gap cooler/s drain lines Not provided on Found the common shared drain line of the beer cooler in the bar without air gap. To correct provide an air gap of at least 1 inch from the drain line and the rim of the floor drain. , found the common shared drain line of the beer cooler in the bar without air gap. To correct provide an air gap of at least 1 inch from the drain line and the rim of the floor drain. On follow up inspection found the common shared drain line of the beer cooler in the bar with air gap. Violation corrected.
Critical Hot and cold holding Cold food item(s) cooking/preparation area cooler Stored above 41 degrees F Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, sausage 47°F, and beef 49°F, in the lower left side of the 3 door prep top cooler in the kitchen. Pic corrected by discarding sausage and beef, and has been instructed not to use this side of the cooler, until repaired to hold tcs at 41°F. Noted at time of inspection that fan on left side of cooler was not working. Note: this is not a repeated cold hold violation as this violation occurred in a different location and cooler. , found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, sausage 47°F, and beef 49°F, in the lower left side of the 3 door prep top cooler in the kitchen. Pic corrected by discarding sausage and beef, and has been instructed not to use this side of the cooler, until repaired to hold tcs at 41°F. Noted at time of inspection that fan on left side of cooler was not working. Note: this is not a repeated cold hold violation as this violation occurred in a different location and cooler. On follow up inspection found tcs food, sausage 41°F, chicken 41°F, and turkey 41°F in the lower left side of the 3 door prep top cooler in the kitchen. Violation corrected.
Normal Maintaining Refuse Areas/Enclo Refuse storage area(s)/enclosures Grease container Not clean Found the ground around the used grease collection dumpster soiled with grease. To correct clean greasy areas and work to keep areas clean.
Normal Food storage Food item(s) in storage cooking/preparation area freezer Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates Found bunches of lettuce stored on the bottom of the 2 door prep top cooler. To correct store lettuce in a more protected manner, such as in a food container.
Normal Unnecessary Items and Litter Unnecessary item(s) old/broken equipment storage area hallway Not removed from facility Found the back storage area and the side storage areas with numerous old and unused utensils and equipment. To correct clean and organize storage areas and remove unnecessary items
Normal Repairing Physical facilities restroom, employee toilet In poor repair Found the floor under the new beer keg cooler missing tile and not smooth. To correct repair/replace floor to be smooth and easy to clean. Found the floor surrounding the bar entrance with uneven surfaces. To correct repair/replace floor to be smooth and easy to clean. Found ceiling tile missing in the mens public restroom. To correct repair/replace ceiling.
Normal Miscellaneous Sources Food walk in cooler shelf Not safe Found cooked corned beef in original plastic wrapping with edges cut open in the walk in cooler shelf. Pic states they cook corned beef in it's packaging. To correct pic has been instructed not to cook corned beef in it's original packaging unless manufacturers states that corned beef may be cooked in this packaging.
Normal Single-Ser./Use Art., Use Limi Single-service/single-use items cups glass washer Reused Found single use "bomb glasses" being washed in the glass washer and being re-used. To correct discontinue washing, and re-using "bomb glasses", and discard after each use.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors floor Soiled Found the floor in the entire faciltity (kitchen, bar, wait station, and storage areas) soiled with accumulation of debris. To correct throughly clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.
Normal Equipment and Utensils Equipment and utensil(s) storage area shelf Not durable Found particle board used as shelving in the back bottle return storage area, and food a wood framed screen use to secure liquor in the walk in cooler. To correct either replace particle board and wood frame with a material that is smooth and easy to clean or seal/paint wood. Found food left in cans for storage after opening in the 2 door prep top cooler. To correct after opening cans, store left over food in commercial grade food containers.
Normal Hair Restraint Effectiveness Hair restraint cooking/preparation area Not worn on head/hair Observed employee working in the cooking/prep area not wearing hat/hair restraint. To correct provide hat/hair restraint, and remind employees to wear them.
Normal Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing Clean equipment/utensil(s) cooking area grill area Stored in soiled, wet conditions Found in use cooking utensils stored in between cooking equipment, and tongs stored on oven handles. To correct store in use utensils in a more protected manner. Found glass mugs in orignal cases stored in the walk in freezer. Pic states glass mugs have been washed, placed in orignal cases, and placed in the walk in freezer to used as back up glasses. To correct store cleaned mugs in a more protected manner such as in food grade storage containers or covered dish racks.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment cooking/preparation area cooler In poor repair Found the bottom portion, left side of the 3 door prep top cooler on the cooking line not holdin tcs at 41°F. To correct repair/replace cooler to hold tcs at 41°F. Note: found fan on left side of the cooler not working. Found the bottom edge of the beer keg cooler damaged and warped. To correct repair/replace edge of beer keg cooler. Found the door handle of the back door missing. To correct replace door handle. Found the paper towel dispenser through out facility not working, but with rolls of paper towel on top of dispensers. To correct replace paper towel dispensers as soon as possible.
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) cooking/preparation area hood Soiled Found the hood filters and edges of cooking hood in the kitchen soiled with greasy build up. Found the areas surrounding the battering shelf in the kitchen soiled with flour and bread crumbs. Found the interior of the microwave in the kitchen soiled with accumulation and build up. Found all coolers and freezers in the kitchen , (lids and doors, door gaskets and door handles, interiors surfaces) soiled with food debris, build up, and accumulation. Found the bottom of the mug chiller in the bar soiled with broken glass and debris. To correct set up cleaning schedule and ensure that all items are cleaned on a regular schedule to preclude accumulation.
Normal Exterior Ice Prohibited Ingred Ice ice bin Used as a cooling medium Found several fruit garnish containers stored in the ice bins in the bar. To correct discontinue storing fruit garnish containers in ice bin where ice is used for customers drinks.