Health Report #113617

Establishment Name: Shalimar Restaurant
Report Date: 07/10/2013
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Cooling Cooked food(s) cooled N/A From 70 degrees f to 41 degrees F for more than 4 hours Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) a tray of samosa 51°F on a speed rack in the walk in cooler that was made the previous day, improperly cooled. Found tcs food, 7 large containers of vegetable based sauces 51 to 57°F in the walk in cooler made the previous day, improperly cooled. Pic corrected by discarding improperly cooled tcs food, and has been instructed to monitor and ensure employees are properly cooling foods. This is a repeated priority violation, after 3 of 5 routine inspections, a rcp and an informal hearing notice has been issued.
Critical Packaged and Unpackaged Food - Raw animal food(s) cooking/preparation area cooler Stored over/next to Ready-to-eat food(s) Found raw shrimps stored in a container with cooked shrimp in the 2 door prep top cooler. Pic corrected by discarding shrimp, and has been instructed not to store raw and cooked shrimp in the same container.
Critical Ready-to-Eat, Potentially Haza In house prepared ready-to-eat potentially hazardous food(s) prep area cooler Without date of consumption marking Found ready to eat (rte), time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food large pans of rice pudding in the basement walk in cooler without 7 (day prepared + 6 days) day datemarks. Pic corrected by discarding rice pudding, and has been instructed to monitor and ensure employees are properly datemarking appropriate items.
Critical Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti Cold food item(s) walk in cooler Stored above 41 degrees F Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, cheese 47°F, chicken 48°F, large containers of sauces 51 to 57°F, rice pudding 47°F, samosa 51°F, cooked vegetables 47°F, milk 47°F, and half and half 50°F in the basement walk in cooler. Found tcs food, mint sauce 50°F, peas and carrots 50°F, whipped cream 60°F, rice pudding 46°F, in the 2 door dessert prep top cooler. Pic corrected by discarding tcs food in the walk in cooler and 2 door dessert prep top cooler , and has been instructed not to use these coolers to hold tcs food, until repaired/replaced to hold tcs food at 41°F. This is a repeated priority violation after 3 out of 5 routine inspections, a rcp and informal hearing notice has been issued.
Critical Conditions of Use Poisonous/toxic material(s) Shelf under drain board Not used according to manufacturer's label instructions Found a spray can of house hold insecticide "black flag flying insect killer" on the shelf under the drain board of the prep sink. To correct discontinue using house hold insecticide and if desired use an insecticide that states can be used in a food establishment.
Normal Food Storage Food item(s) in storage basement floor Stored on floor or less than 6 inches above floor Found 4 gallons of flavoring stored on the floor in the basement bar. To correct store food on shelves at least 6 inches off the floor.
Normal Posting and display of license N/A N/A N/A Found current food license not posted in conspicuous place. To correct post current food license in a conspicuous place for public inspection.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment walk in cooler In poor repair Found the basement walk in cooler and 2 door dessert prep top cooler not holding tcs food at 41°F. Found the 1 door reach in cooler on the end of the cooking line not in use. To correct repair/replace above coolers to hold tcs food at 41°F or lower. Found the cooking exhaust hood above the grill and oven not working. To correct repair cooking exhaust hood.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency and Restri Physical facilities/structures floors N/A With accumulation of debris Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) in the kitchen, wait stations, and bars soiled with accumulation of debris. To correct thoroughly clean floors and clean on a schedule to preclude accumulation.
Normal Controlling Pests Pest(s) flies bar Present in facility With over loaded/loaded trapping devices Observed the presence of flies in the main level wait station, basement prep area and bar. To correct keep areas clean and dry, in good repair, and continue fly control measures.
Normal System Maintained in Good Repa Plumbing system Drain line(s) walk in cooler drains Not maintained Found the drain line of the walk in cooler loose from it's retaining clips and laying in the floor drain. To correct resecure drain line to retaining clips and ensure an air gap of at least 1 inch is maintained.
Normal Certification of managerial em N/A N/A N/A Found no manager employed by facility certified in food safety. To correct provide a manager certified in food safety.