Health Report #111988

Establishment Name: Blue Nile
Report Date: 12/08/2010
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Ready-to-Eat Food, Date Markin N/A N/A N/A Several refrigerated, ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food items not date marked. Once opened, prepared or removed from freezer these food items shall be clearly marked with the discard date. Critical corrected: at time of inspection date opened and prepared known by owner. All food items clearly marked including opened milk at bar, opened milk rear kitchen, opened whipped cream, rice pudding, all phf items prepared in wic. Facility closed mondays. Many food items made fresh on tuesdays. In future please clearly mark food items to indicate 6 days from date opened or date prepared. In addition please monitor discard dates and discard food if expired.
Critical Preventing Contamination from N/A N/A N/A Observed employee contacting ready-to-eat food with their bare hands. Critical corrected: at time of inspection discarded bread and lettuce employee contacted with bare hands. Gloves provided. Discussed with pic and employee when to use gloves
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm N/A N/A N/A Frost build-up on right side wall of upright reach-in-freezer. Please repair any leaks and maintain in good repair
Normal Hair Restraint Effectiveness N/A N/A N/A Observed food employee without hair restraint. Food employees shall wear hair restraints that effectively restrain their hair
Normal Wood N/A N/A N/A Observed wooden paddles in rear kitchen near tilt kettles. Wood may not be used as a food-contact surface with exception of hard close-grained woods for cutting boards, cutting blocks, baker's tables and utensils such as rolling pins, doughnut dowels, salad bowls and chopsticks; and wooden paddles used in confectionary operations for pressure scraping kettles when manually preparing confections at a temperature of 110°F or above
Normal System Maintained in Good Repa N/A N/A N/A Please re-establish air gaps for food prep sink and steam table drain line. The air gap shall be twice the pipe diameter above the flood rim of the drain.
Normal Handwashing Signage N/A N/A N/A Please provide signs at all handwash sinks notifying food employees to wash their hands
Normal Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing N/A N/A N/A Please invert ice transfer bucket for proper storage on easily cleanable shelving unit
Normal Food Storage, prohibited Areas N/A N/A N/A Please wrap condensate drain line in walk-in-cooler
Normal Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc N/A N/A N/A These areas in need of cleaning: area next to and under pop guns at bar, interior pop gun holder closest to bar entrance, beer overflow drain at bar and non-food contact surface base of blender rear kitchen. Please clean now and place on routine cleaning schedule
Normal Hand Drying Provision N/A N/A N/A Please provide paper towel dispenser with paper towels at handwash sink in basement restroom
Normal Toilet Rooms, Enclosed N/A N/A N/A Please provide self-closer for basement restroom door