Health Report #112450

Establishment Name: Chia Shiang Restaurant
Report Date: 09/29/2010
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical N/A N/A N/A N/A The drain line for the soda spill tray is combined with the ice bin drain line at this station. Provide separate drain lines for these two pieces of equipment. The drain line for the ice bin must terminate with an air gap (vertical air gap distance must be at least 2x the discharge pipe diameter) above the flood level of the receiving drain
Critical Frequency Before Use After Cle Clean utensil(s) and food-contact surface(s) N/A Not sanitized Observed multiple kitchen items (sheet trays, electric slicer parts, etc. ) being hand cleaned then placed in storage. Staff must sanitize equipment after washing. These items were re-washed and then sanitized
Critical Storage, Separation Poisonous/toxic material(s) N/A Stored over/with Food Observed chemicals (sterno and cans of liquid fuel) stored in the dry goods storage room. Corrected by relocating the chemicals to the chemical storage area in the dish washing area
Critical Sanitizers Sanitizer(s) N/A Do not comply with law Observed the chlorine sanitizer at the back kitchen prep table to be mixed way too strong. Corrected by diluting to 150 ppm
Critical Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc Food-contact surface(s) N/A Soiled Observed the following items to be soiled: multiple metal kitchen bowls, multiple kitchen colanders, several plastic food insert pans, all of the soda dispensing nozzles, and several sheet trays. These items were sent to be washed
Critical Conditions of Use Poisonous/toxic material(s) N/A Not used according to manufacturer's label instructions Observed a spray can of raid ant & roach spray labeled for "household use only" to be in the kitchen by the dish washing area. Corrected by the manager taking the chemical home
Critical Eating, Drinking or Tobacco Beverage container N/A Not covered Observed an open employee beverage in the back kitchen area (a glass with soda in it). Corrected by pouring the soda into a to-go cup with a lid and straw
Critical Food Contact Surfaces and Uten Food-contact surface(s) Cutting board(s) N/A Not easily cleanable, In poor repair Cracked Provide a replacement cutting board at the back kitchen prep station--the current one has deep grooves in it that are trapping old food debris.
Critical Hot and cold holding Cold food item(s) N/A Stored above 41 degrees F 1) observed the walk in cooler to be maintaining foods at 48f. The thermostat for the cooler was set at 45f. The inspection occurred after lunch, so the cooler was likely opened and closed frequently during pre-lunch prep and during lunch. The thermostat was adjusted to +/-38f. The unit was providing cold air at 38/37f within minutes--corrected. 2) observed several potentially hazardous foods to be stored out at room temperature or double stacked on top of food insert pans in the top of the prep cooler (beef & beef fat, canned pickled vegetables, bag of sliced beef, etc. ). Corrected by relocating these foods to a reach-in cooler/walk in cooler.
Critical When to Wash Employee(s) N/A Did not wash hands Observed prep employees and the dish washer not wash their hands prior to putting away clean dishes/equipment. Also observed oily finger prints on some of the clean metal kitchen bowls stacked on a shelf in the kitchen. The manager discussed the hand washing requirement with staff at the time and had them wash their hands prior to putting away clean equipment. Several items were re-washed
Normal Nonstick coatings N/A N/A N/A Staff are using metal utensils for dispensing the rice from the rice cooker that has a non-stick coating on it that is being worn away. Provide a replacement insert pan for the rice cooker and only utilize plastic utensils for dispensing rice
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors cooking/preparation area floor With accumulation of debris Observed the following areas to be in need of cleaning now and more frequently in the future: 1) the floor sink located between the upright freezer and the ice machine; 2) the floor under the chinese cooking range
Normal Cooling, Heating, and Holding Equipment cold holding Refrigerator N/A Inadequate The walk in cooler was not adjusted to maintain 41f or below. Corrected by adjusting to a colder setting (38f)
Normal Determining Chem.San.Concentra Sanitizer test kit N/A Not used Ensure staff are verifying the sanitizer concentration when it is prepared with the available chlorine test papers
Normal Equipment and Utensils, Air-Dr Clean equipment and utensil(s) N/A Stored/stacked wet, Dried with a cloth towel Observed staff stacking recently washed and wet kitchen bowls on a shelf, and other staff towel drying equipment. Allow time for items to air dry prior to placing them in storage, and instruct employees to not towel dry dishes
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) cooking/preparation area cooler Soiled The following areas need cleaning now and more frequently in the future: 1) the ceiling area in the exhaust hood, 2) the make up air vents in the exhaust hood, 3) the storage shelves in the walk in cooler that have spilled food and mold growth on them
Normal Miscellaneous Sources Food N/A Not protected From contamination Observed foods not protected during storage: 1) bulk food containers in the dry storage room were uncovered; 2) multiple pitchers of water at a couple server stations were left uncovered--provide covers for these foods
Normal Outer Openings, Protected Outer opening(s) Door(s) N/A Not sealed to prevent pest entry Observed the door sweep to be missing on the back kitchen screen door. Provide a replacement asap to prevent pest entry
Normal Thawing Frozen food(s) for thawing N/A Stored above 41 degrees F thawed or partially thawed Observed many cases of frozen fish stored out on the prep sink drain board for thawing. Corrected by placing this fish in the walk in cooler
Normal Wiping Cloths, Use Limitation Wiping cloth(s) wet N/A Stored on Counter N/A
Normal Wiping Cloths, Use Limitation Wiping cloth(s) wet N/A Stored on Counter N/A