Health Report #112182

Establishment Name: Kosmo
Report Date: 08/14/2012
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Hot and cold holding Cold food item(s) prep area cooler Stored above 41 degrees F Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, tomatoe slices 45°F in the top portion, and egg rolls 45°F, shredded cheese 45°F, and cooked vegetables 45°F in the bottom portion of the 3 door prep top cooler. Pic corrected by relocating tcs food to other working coolers, and has been instructed not to use this cooler to hold tcs food, until repaired/replaced to hold tcs food at 41°F or lower. Note: pic has turned cooler to a colder setting and has been reminded to monitor and ensure tcs food is held at 41°F or lower. ,
Critical Handwashing Sinks, Location Handwashing sink(s) cooking/preparation area handsink Not provided In kitchen Found the hot water faucet handle missing from the handsink by the cooking line. To correct repair/replace faucet handle in handsink as soon as possible, as a working handsink should be convenient and accessible to employees. ,
Normal N/A N/A front counter area wall N/A Found expired license posted on front counter wall. To correct post current license on front counter wall.
Normal N/A N/A wall N/A Found no antichoking poster on the kitchen wall. To correct provide and post antichoking poster on kitchen wall.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors cooking/preparation area floor Not clean Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) in the kitchen soiled with accumulation and build up. Found the wall under and around the cooking line and dishwashing sink soiled with splash and accumulation. To correct thoroughly clean floors and walls and keep clean.
Normal Drying mops Wet mop(s) storage prep area mop bucket Improperly dried Observed a mop left in the mop wringer of the mop bucket in the basement prep area. To correct when clean task has been completed hang mop to allow air drying.
Normal Equipment and Utensils, Air-Dr Clean equipment and utensil(s) dishwashing area shelf Dried with a cloth towel Observed an employee wipe clean dishes with a towel. To correct discontinue using towel to dry dishes, as dishes are to air dry.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment cooking/preparation area cooler In poor repair Found the 3 door prep top cooler not holding tcs food at 41°F. To correct repair/replace cooler to hold tcs food at 41°F or lower.
Normal Repairing Physical facilities Wall(s) at sink wall In poor repair Found the painted wall panel behind the 3 compartment sink with peeling paint and exposed surfaces. To correct repair panel and paint.
Normal Unnecessary Items and Litter Unnecessary item(s) prep area floor Not removed from facility Observed seating left in front of the basement prep room. To correct either properly store seating or remove from facility if no longer needed.
Normal Kitchenware and Tableware Utensil(s) single-service front counter area utensil storage bin Stored jumbled Found single use utensils stored mixed with handles in all directions in the utensil bin. To correct store utensils with handles in one direction to minimize contamination.
Normal System Maintained in Good Repa Plumbing system Drain line(s) Ceiling sewer line Not maintained Observed an open sewer line (non-working) above the drain board of the 3 compartment sink in the basement. To correct verify sewer line is not working and cap pipe.
Normal Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing Single-service/single-use article(s) front counter area floor Stored on floor or less than 6 inches above floor Found cases of utensils stored on the floor under the front counter. To correct store utensils on shelf at least 6 inches off the floor.
Normal Temperature Measuring Devices Thermometer(s) refrigeration prep area cooler Not provided Found a broken thermometer in the 1 door worktop cooler. To correct replace thermometer with a functioning thermometer.
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) cooking area hood filters Soiled Found the hood filters and edges of cooking hood soiled with greasy build up. Found the exterior surfaces of various equipment around the cooking line soiled with splash and accumulation. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.