Health Report #112488

Establishment Name: Giardinos
Report Date: 03/26/2013
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Cooling Cooked food(s) cooled walk in cooler shelf From 70 degrees f to 41 degrees F for more than 4 hours Observed covered pan of meat sauce on shelf in wic with an internal food temperature of 53-57f. Sauce was reheated for dinner last night then held in hot holding unit until end of night then returned to wic at closing. Appears staff placed pan of meat sauce directly in wic at end of night without following proper cooling procedures. All potentially hazardous rte foods must be cooled from 135f to 70f within 2 hours and from 70f to 41f or below within a total of 6 hours. To correct, need to utilize shallow pans, ice baths and/or ice wands before placing hot foods into wic. Also, staff need to be monitoring internal food temps as food passes through the temperature danger zone. Pic corrected by discarding meat sauce and educating staff on proper cooling procedures. Violation corrected
Critical Equipment, Food-Contact Surfac Food-contact surface(s) Utensil(s) Back kitchen area utensils With accumulation of debris Observed food contact surfaces on several measuring cups, measuring spoons and potato peeler with an accumulation of sticky food debris hanging up above prep sink in back kitchen area (utensils were not washed and sanitized after last use). All utensils must be washed, rinsed and sanitized after every use and must be clean to sight and touch. Pic corrected by sending all soiled utensils through dishmachine at time of inspection. Violation corrected
Normal Cleaning Ventilation Systems, Ventilation system pizza oven ventilation hood Not clean Observed ventilation filters in pizza oven with an accumulation of greasy and dusty debris. To correct, please clean now and on a more frequent schedule
Normal Food Storage Containers, Ident Food item(s) Pizza preparation area shelf Not identified Observed several clear squeeze bottles of unknown food sauces on shelf next to pizza prep unit. Once removed from original packaging, all food must be properly labeled with food common name at all times for proper identification
Normal Maintaining Premises, Unnecess Litter/debris back door Not removed from facility Observed a couple buckets of grease, broken equipment and general litter located outside back door to restaurant. To correct, need to remove all trash and clutter from this area and clean as soon as possible