Health Report #111411

Establishment Name: Karl's Family Restaurant
Report Date: 05/03/2012
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Hot and cold holding Cold food item(s) prep unit Stored above 41 degrees F Found stuffed mushrooms and cooked meatballs stored @ 47-51* f. In the prep unit across from the flat top. Corrected - pic discarded food items
Critical Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc Food-contact surface(s) Equipment prep unit With accumulation of debris Found the condenser in the prep unit across from the flat top to have an excessive amount of slime mold growth/debris on its surface. Because of the amount of growth/debris, it could fall into food items stored underneath. Also found the slicer and the bar blender to be dirty. To correct - while unit is being serviced, take time to thoroughly clean the inside of the unit. Corrected - pic had slicer and blender thoroughly cleaned at the time of this inspection. , found the condenser in the prep unit across from the flat top to have an excessive amount of slime mold growth/debris on its surface. Because of the amount of growth/debris, it could fall into food items stored underneath. Also found the slicer and the bar blender to be dirty. To correct - while unit is being serviced, take time to thoroughly clean the inside of the unit. Corrected - pic had slicer and blender thoroughly cleaned at the time of this inspection. 5/15/12 - corrected - condenser now clean
Normal Food storage Food item(s) in storage N/A Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates Found boxes of white fish stored directly on the floor in the walk-in cooler. Corrected - pic had fish relocated to a speedrack until it could be prepped
Normal Equipment and Utensils, Air-Dr Clean equipment and utensil(s) pots/pans N/A Stored/stacked wet Found lexan pans stacked wet. Also observed dishwasher towel drying pans and stacking. To correct - allow all items to air dry prior to stacking for storage. , found lexan pans stacked wet. Also observed dishwasher towel drying pans and stacking. To correct - allow all items to air dry prior to stacking for storage. 5/15/12 - corrected (ice buckets) - ice buckets now stored on new shelf
Normal Food storage Food item(s) in storage N/A Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates Found area in dry storage to be covered with flour residue which was getting into a container where brown sugar bags are stored. To correct - care must be taken to clean up any dry product spills to avoid contamination of other items
Normal Light Bulbs, Protective Shield Light shielding Light shield(s) N/A Not provided Found light shield to be missing above ice machine. To correct - replace light shield in this area
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) N/A With accumulation of debris Found several areas where there is an accumulation of food debris and grease: under grill, under/around burners next to flat top, ovens, oven doors, broiler bottom, crumb tray under stove burners. Also found some areas of flooring that need extra attention, making sure to reach all the way under equipment to the wall. The floor under the char-grill is accumulating excessive grease where it has dripped down the wall to the floor. To correct - clean now and keep on a more frequent cleaning schedule
Normal Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing Clean equipment/utensil(s) N/A Stored on floor or less than 6 inches above floor Found ice buckets and clean lexan containers being stored directly on the floor near the ice machine. To correct - provide a shelf to store the ice buckets and lexan containers at least 6" above the floor and inverted
Normal Cooling, Heating, and Holding Equipment cold holding prep unit Inadequate Found the prep unit across from flat top to be holding @ 47 - 51* f. To correct - have unit service to ensure it can maintain temperature of 41* f or less, pic did discard phf items in this unit. , found the prep unit across from flat top to be holding @ 47 - 51* f. To correct - have unit service to ensure it can maintain temperature of 41* f or less, pic did discard phf items in this unit. 5/15/12 - corrected - prep unit now holding @ 40*f
Normal Food storage Food item(s) in storage N/A Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates 1. Found clean untensils being stored in a bin with an accumulation of crumbs, dust, and debris on the shelf next to the ice machine. 2. Found the top of the ice machine where large clean pans are stored to have an accumulation of greasy dust. To correct - clean untensils need to be stored in clean containers. Replace container with a clean one. Clean the top of the ice machine now and keep on a more frequent cleaning schedule