Health Report #111987

Establishment Name: Blue Nile
Report Date: 12/01/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Eating, Drinking or Tobacco N/A N/A N/A Observed open cup in rear kitchen. Food employees shall drink from closed beverage containers. Critical corrected: at time of inspection open cup removed. Discussed use of closed beverage containers; cup with lid and straw or sipper cups with lid
Critical Ready-to-Eat Food, Date Markin N/A N/A N/A Some refrigerated, ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food items found without date marking. Once opened, prepared or removed from freezer these food items shall be clearly marked with the discard date. Critical corrected: at time of inspection properly marked chocolate mousse, opened milk at bar, and several food items in wic (all cooled food items from previous evening hot holding and some other food items that were prepared this week). Staff was clear on prep dates and open dates. Please add 6 days to date prepared or date opened. Bulk food items on back shelf in wic properly date marked
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio N/A N/A N/A These areas in need of cleaning: interior clean utensil storage tubs and interior bottom 2 door upright reach-in-cooler rear kitchen. Please clean now and as often as necessaryt to maintain in clean condition
Normal Hand Drying Provision N/A N/A N/A (1) no paper towels or paper towel dispenser at handwash sink in basement. Please provide paper towels in dispenser at all times. (2) no paper towels in dispenser at handwash sink in kitchen. Paper towels sitting on top of prep unit close to handwash sink. Please provide paper towels in dispenser at all times. (3) no paper towels at waitress station handwash sink (used mainly on weekends and busier times). Please provide paper towels at all times at all handwash sinks
Normal Pressure N/A N/A N/A Inadequate hot water pressure at handwash sink in men's restroom. Please adjust to provide hot and cold water at adequate pressure
Normal Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing N/A N/A N/A (1) please invert ice transfer bucket stored next to ice machine. (2) please invert clean dishes and cover clean utensils stored in tubs in rear kitchen on shelf next to wic entrance, to prevent potential airborne contamination
Normal Hand Cleanser, Availabilty N/A N/A N/A No soap at waitress station handwash sink (used mainly on weekends and busier times). Please provide soap at all handwash sinks at all times