Health Report #111026

Establishment Name: Gratzi
Report Date: 09/28/2010
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Ready-to-Eat Food, Disposition Ready to eat, potentially hazardous food(s) cooking/preparation area cooler Beyond consume by date Found ready to eat (rte), time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, a container of macaroni elbows in the 1 door reach in cooler passed it's 7 day discard date. Found rte, tcs food, a container of roast garlic sauce passed it's 7 day discard date in the walk in cooler. Pic corrected by discarding rte, tcs food passed it's 7 day discard date. Pic has been instructed to monitor that employees are checking dates, and discarding items at appropriate times.
Critical Hot and cold holding N/A N/A N/A Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, an insulated container holding macaroni elbows 54°F on the kitchen counter plating area. Pic corrected by discarding macaroni elbows, and has been instructed to verify that insulated containers have been prepared properly, in good working condition (cracked on edge), and to ensure that tcs food is held at 41°F. Found tcs food, roasted potatoes 70°F, and calazones 70°F on top of equipment on the cooking line. Pic corrected by discarding potatoes and calazones, and has been instructed to either hold items hot at 135°F or above, or use a time control policy.
Critical Hot and cold holding N/A N/A N/A Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, an insulated container holding macaroni elbows 54°F on the kitchen counter plating area. Pic corrected by discarding macaroni elbows, and has been instructed to verify that insulated containers have been prepared properly, in good working condition (cracked on edge), and to ensure that tcs food is held at 41°F. Found tcs food, roasted potatoes 70°F, and calazones 70°F on top of equipment on the cooking line. Pic corrected by discarding potatoes and calazones, and has been instructed to either hold items hot at 135°F or above, or use a time control policy. , found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, an insulated container holding macaroni elbows 54°F on the kitchen counter plating area. Pic corrected by discarding macaroni elbows, and has been instructed to verify that insulated containers have been prepared properly, in good working condition (cracked on edge), and to ensure that tcs food is held at 41°F. Found tcs food, roasted potatoes 70°F, and calazones 70°F on top of equipment on the cooking line. Pic corrected by discarding potatoes and calazones, and has been instructed to either hold items hot at 135°F or above, or use a time control policy. On follow up inspection found tcs food, an insulated container of macaroni elbows at 41°F on the kitchen counter plating area. Pic states insulated containers may not have been frozen prior to use, and they are checking items every 4 hours to ensure items are at proper cold holding temperatures. Violation corrected. On follow up inspection found tcs food, roasted potatoes and calazones on a time control policy and a log sheet indicating discard times. Violation corrected.
Critical Ready-to-Eat Food, Disposition Ready to eat, potentially hazardous food(s) cooking/preparation area cooler Beyond consume by date Found ready to eat (rte), time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, a container of macaroni elbows in the 1 door reach in cooler passed it's 7 day discard date. Found rte, tcs food, a container of roast garlic sauce passed it's 7 day discard date in the walk in cooler. Pic corrected by discarding rte, tcs food passed it's 7 day discard date. Pic has been instructed to monitor that employees are checking dates, and discarding items at appropriate times. , found ready to eat (rte), time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, a container of macaroni elbows in the 1 door reach in cooler passed it's 7 day discard date. Found rte, tcs food, a container of roast garlic sauce passed it's 7 day discard date in the walk in cooler. Pic corrected by discarding rte, tcs food passed it's 7 day discard date. Pic has been instructed to monitor that employees are checking dates, and discarding items at appropriate times. On follow up inspection found tcs food macaroni elbows in the 1 door reach in cooler, and garlic sauce in the walk in cooler not passed its use by date. Continue to monitor that employees are checking dates and discarding at appropriate times. This violation was corrected on routine inspection, and re-verified on follow up.
Normal Cleaning Freq.,Food Contact Su Food-contact surface(s) used for nonpotentially hazardous food(s) beverage dispensing nozzles wait station pop gun Not cleaned per manufacturers instructions Found the pop gun nozzle in the bar/wait station area with slight accumulation. Pic corrected by having employee properly clean pop gun nozzle.
Normal Containers Identified with Com Food item(s) prep area cooler Not identified Found metal shaker of seasoning without label in the salad prep counter area. Pic corrected by providing label.
Normal Controlling Pests Pest(s) flies ice bin drain lines Present in facility Observed the presence of flies in a container of used corks, and in the bar area. To correct keep areas clean, eliminate places for flies, and continue fly control treatments.
Normal Food storage Food item(s) in storage wait station ice cream freezer Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates Not covered Found opened/cut prosciutto with cut portion of casing without wrapping in the ice cream freezer. To correct wrap prosciutto before placing in cold hold storage.
Normal Wiping Cloths, Use Limitation Wiping cloth(s) wet cooking/preparation area counter Stored on Counter Found wiping cloths stored on counter tops in the salad prep area and on the cooking line. To correct store wiping cloths completely submerged under sanitizer.
Normal In-Use Utensils/Between-Storag Dispensing utensil(s) ice bin Improperly stored With handle in product Found the ice scoops in the bar/wait station area ice bin and in the bar ice bin stored with handles laying on top of ice. To correct store ice scoops with handles up or in a clean container/holder.
Normal Maintaining Refuse Areas/Enclo Refuse storage area(s)/enclosures N/A With accumulation of debris Found the dumpster area soiled debris. To correct clean dumpster area, and work with neighbors to keep area clean
Normal Handwashing Signage Handwashing signage dishwashing area handsink Not provided At hand sink Found no handwashing sign in the kitchen dishwashing handsink area. To correct provide sign reminding employees to wash their hands.