Health Report #112289

Establishment Name: Moe's Southwest Grill
Report Date: 07/22/2013
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti Cold food item(s) front counter area cooler Stored above 41 degrees F At the front make line, two areas with cold holding violations were observed: first a deep 2/3 pan of chopped romaine lettuce was found sitting on ice in a well built into the front make line. The well is not refrigerated. The lettuce temperature was 58 degrees f. The lettuce was stocked into the holding well at 11 am. Item corrected during the inspection by discarding the lettuce. The pic indicates the lettuce will be relocated to a different holding location. Second at the prep top cooler on the main make line observed the following cold holding food/temperature combinations: house made pico de gallo at 52 degrees f. House made chipotle ranch at 51 degrees f. These items had been in the cooler since at least 11 am. Other foods in the cooler were found to be 41 degrees or less. The food items were packaged in portion cups. The pic discarded the items and replaced them with fresh proper temperature product from the wic. A few portion cups will be placed in the prep top and the balance of the portion cups will be kept in the reach in cooler section. Both items corrected.
Critical Food Display Food on display N/A Lacking protection At the self service soda machine area observed a 1/6th pan of lemons and a 1/6th pan of limes without protection from contamination from the customer. The pans are open topped and have no lids or other guard. Pic corrected during the inspection by replacing the 1/6th pans with a roll top dispenser. Item corrected
Normal Equipment and Utensils, Air-Dr Clean equipment and utensil(s) dishwashing area Stored/stacked wet Observed several cleaned and sanitized pans stacked wet for storage. Correct by air drying dishware before stacking for storage. This is a repeat violation from the previous inspection