Health Report #111994

Establishment Name: Blue Nile
Report Date: 06/08/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Hot and cold holding N/A N/A N/A Potentially hazardous food items on top of prep unit maintaining at improper temperature. Potentially hazardous food shall be maintained at 41°F or below or 135°F or above at all times. Critical corrected: at time of inspection discarded all potentially hazardous food on top of unit maintaining at 46°F - 62°F, including but not limited to feta cheese, yogurt, hummus and some cooked vegetables. Ambient air temperature on bottom of unit at 58°F; bottom of unit not used for storage of potentially hazardous food with exception of some rice that was just placed in bottom section of unit, relocated rice to wic maintaining at proper temperature. Several food items were also double panned on top of prep unit. This unit is ordered out of service for the storage of potentially hazardous food until it is repaired, reinspected and capable of maintaining food at 41°F or below at all times
Critical Preventing Contamination from N/A N/A N/A Food employee observed contacting ready-to-eat food items with bare hands. Critical corrected: at time of inspection discussed with employee and pic when gloves or similar barrier (tongs, deli-tissue, etc. ) are required. Gloves are available in facility
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su N/A N/A N/A Please remove overturned wooden crates next to ice machine currently used for storing ice transfer bucket and provide smooth, easily cleanable shelving unit
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio N/A N/A N/A Floors under dishmachine area in need of cleaning. Please clean now and as often as necessary to maintain in clean condition
Normal Cooling, Heating, and Holding N/A N/A N/A 3 door prep unit not maintaining food at proper temperature. Refrigeration shall be capable of maintaining food at 41°F or below at all times. Please repair or replace
Normal Handwashing Sink, Installation N/A N/A N/A No hot water available at handwash sink in basement restroom. Appears designated hot water heater had been turned off for hot water generation at this handwash sink. Owner turned hot water heater on at time of inspection. Hot water shall be provided at a minimum 100f at all times at all handwash sinks
Normal Junctures, Coved/Enclosed/Seal N/A N/A N/A Please provide base coving where it is missing in dishwash area. This will provide a smooth, easily cleanable surface and a good seal between the wall and floor
Normal Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing N/A N/A N/A Please invert ice transfer bucket when not in use near ice machine
Normal Hair Restraint Effectiveness N/A N/A N/A Food employee observed without hair restraint. Corrected at time of inspection
Normal Thawing N/A N/A N/A Some food items thawing improperly in 3-compartment sink. Please use one of the following methods listed to properly thaw food
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm N/A N/A N/A Please provide paper towel dispenser at handwash sink in downstairs restroom