Health Report #112295

Establishment Name: Moe's Southwest Grill
Report Date: 12/16/2014
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Manual and Mechanical Warewash Quaternary ammonia solution Back kitchen area sink Not immersed in A concentration specified on manufacturers label Used a quat test kit and found sanitizer flowing from quat dispenser below manufacturer's recommended range (150-400 ppm). To correct: call for repair and use quat test kit to manually make sanitizer until dispenser is repaired. ,
Critical Equipment, Food-Contact Surfac Food-contact surface(s) Equipment ice machine ice bin Soiled Found upper ice bin surfaces of ice machine soiled with build-up. To correct: follow manufacturer's directions and clean ice bin surfaces and as needed to preclude accumulation. ,
Critical Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti Cold food item(s) front counter cooler Stored above 41 degrees F Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, portion cups of pico and sour cream 47-51 degrees f in overloaded container on top portion of the 2-door prep top cooler. Pic corrected by discarding portion cups on top portion of container, and was reminded not to overload containers. Found tcs food, cut lettuce, at 46 degrees f in a container in inadequate ice bath. Pic corrected by discarding lettuce and was reminded to keep container completely surrounded by ice. Found tcs food, facility-made salsas, at 60 degrees f in self-service cold-hold well. Pc corrected by having employee discard salsas and set up ice baths to temporarily hold tcs food at 41 degrees f. To correct: repair cold-hold well to hold tcs food at 41 degrees f. ,
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment self service area cooler broken Found the cold-hold well in the self-service area not holding tcs food at 41 degrees f. To correct: repair cold-hold well to hold tcs food at 41 degrees f or lower.
Normal Light Bulbs, Protective Shield Light shielding Light shield(s) walk in cooler light shields Not provided In walk in cooler Found light in walk-in cooler missing light shield. To correct: provide and install light shield.
Normal Nonfood-Contact Surfaces Nonfood contact surface(s) storage area shelf Soiled Found lids of bulk chip storage containers soiled with greasy build-up. Found interiors of insulated delivery bags soiled. Found walk-in cooler floor soiled with accumulation of debris. Found bottom of self-service cabinets soiled with accumulation of debris. To correct: clean all noted areas and keep clean
Normal System Maintained in Good Repa Plumbing system Drain line(s) Handsink area drain lines Not maintained Found drain line of front counter hand sink leaking. To correct: repair drain line.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency and Restri Physical facilities/structures floors floor Not clean Found the floor in kitchen under equipment edges and corners soiled with accumulation and build-up. To correct: thoroughly clean floor and keep clean
Normal Cooling Methods Food item(s) cooled walk in cooler shelf Improperly Covered Found tcs food, roasted corn pico, cooling covered in walk-in cooler. Pic corrected by placing roasted corn pico in ice bath to cool uncovered in walk-in cooler. Pic has been instructed to ensure and monitor that foods are not covered while cooling.
Normal Equipment and Utensils, Air-Dr Clean equipment and utensil(s) Utensils storage shelf utensil rack Stored/stacked wet Found numerous clean utensils stored wet and stacked on storage shelves. To correct: allow utensils to air dry prior to stacking and storage.