Health Report #111019

Establishment Name: Gratzi
Report Date: 09/20/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
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, a container of prosciutto 62°F on top of containers on the top portion of the 2 door salad prep top cooler. Pic corrected by discarding prosciutto, and has been instructed to monitor that employees are placing items back in cooler in designated storage/holding area, and tcs food is held at 41°F or lower. Note: this is not a repeated cold hold violation.
Normal Cooling methods N/A N/A Improperly In plastic container Found a large stock pot of soup left on counter top to cool. Pic corrected by checking log sheet and found there was still time to cool soup from 135°F to 70°F in 2 hours, and immediately placed soup in an ice bath for rapid cooling. Later verified that soup had cooled to 70°F within 2 hours. Violation corrected. Pic has been instructed to monitor and ensure tcs food is cooled from 135°F to 70°F in 2 hours and then from 70°F to 41°F in 4 hours.
Normal Repairing Physical facilities Floor(s) prep area floor In poor repair Found the floor of the kitchen with peeling coating, holes and uneven spots. To correct repair and re-surface floor to be durable, smooth, and easy to clean. Found the ceiling access panel in the main kitchen missing. To correct replace missing access panel. Found a large hole in the basement ceiling and drywall missing in storage room. To correct ensure ceiling is not leaking, repair and finish ceiling and wall.
Normal Controlling Pests Pest(s) flies ice bin drain lines Present in facility Observed flies in the bar floor drain and in the back kitchen area. To correct keep areas clean and dry, in good repair, and continue fly treatments.
Normal Food storage Food item(s) in storage wait station table Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates Not covered Found cheese in the outside patio dining area waitstation uncovered in a basket. Pic corrected by wrapping cheese. Found food on the floor of the walk in freezer. To correct store foods on shelf off the floor.
Normal Temperature Measuring Devices Thermometer(s) refrigeration prep area cooler Not provided Found several coolers in the kitchen without thermometers. To correct provide internal hanging thermometers in coolers.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment cooking area cooler In poor repair Found the right door of the right door/drawer prep top cooler broken and held together with strings. Found water pooling in the bottom of the left prep top cooler. Observed the nut holding the slicer blade appear to have several grooves/notches. To correct verify that nut is designed for this slicer, and if not replace with appropriate nut. To correct repair/replace cooler door and eliminate water pooling in cooler.