Health Report #113618

Establishment Name: Shalimar Restaurant
Report Date: 07/28/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc Food-contact surface(s) N/A Soiled Found several pans on the storage shelf by the dishwashing area soiled with food debris. Found the corner of the interior front shield of the ice machine in the kitchen soiled with accumulation. Found the blade of the slicer (under the guard) in the basement prep table soiled with build up and accumulation. Found the blade of the can opener in the basement prep table soiled with heavy accumulation. Found the pop nozzles of the pop gun in the basement and main level bar soiled with accumulation. To correct follow manufacturer directions and properly clean all noted items. ,
Critical Ready-to-Eat Food, Date Markin In house prepared ready-to-eat potentially hazardous food(s) prep area cooler Without date of consumption marking Found ready to eat, time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, desserts (rice pudding, etc. . ) on the top portion of the 2 door dessert prep top cooler without 7 day datemark. Pic corrected by having employee provide 7 day discard datemarks for all desserts, and has been instructed to monitor and ensure employees are properly datemarking appropriate food items. ,
Critical Hot and cold holding Cold food item(s) walk in cooler Stored above 41 degrees F Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, yogurt cups and packaged containers of yogurt 49 to 51°F in the kitchen 2 door salad prep top cooler. Found tcs food, individual cups of half and half 55°F, and various containers of yogurt 52°F to 53°F in the waitstation 1 door glass reach in cooler. Pic corrected by discarding all tcs foods in coolers, and has been instructed not to use these coolers to hold tcs food, until repaired/replaced to hold tcs food at 41°F. ,
Critical Eating, Drinking or Tobacco Beverage container dishwashing area shelf Not covered Observed cups of beverages on the shelf above the clean dish counter area of the dishwashing area, and found a cup of beverage on the side of the ice machine. Pic corrected by taking cups to dishwashing area to be washed and has been instructed to monitor and ensure employees are drinking from approved cups, such as cups with lids and straws. ,
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) food, a tray of samosa 48°F made the previous day cooling in a covered speed rack in the walk in cooler. Pic corrected by discarding samosa, and has been instructed to monitor that tcs foods are being cooled properly, that is not in a covered enivironment, and from 135°F to 70°F in 2 hours, and then from 70°F to 41°F in 4 hours. ,
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) cooking/preparation area storage bins Soiled Found the edges along the lid and rim of the storage bin in the kitchen soiled. Found the bottom of coolers and freezers thorough out facility soiled with accumulation of debris. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment prep area cooler In poor repair Found the 2 door salad prep top cooler and the 1 door glass reach in cooler not holding tcs food at 41°F. To correct repair/replace coolers to hold tcs food at 41°F or lower.
Normal Maintaining/Using Handwashing Handwashing facility prep area handsink Soiled Found the cold water faucet handle of the basement prep area handsink soiled with sauces. To correct clean faucet handles and clean on a more frequent schedule.
Normal Hair Restraint Effectiveness Hair restraint hat cooking area Not worn on head/hair Observed cooks working on the cooking line not wearing hats or hair restraints. To correct provide hats and remind employees to wear them.
Normal Food storage Food item(s) in storage freezer Exposed to dust, splash, or other contaminates Not covered Found individual portions (cups) of facility made ice cream stored on top of each other without cover. Pic corrected by discarding cups stored on top of each other, and was reminded to cover and protect food.
Normal Controlling Pests Pest(s) flies bar Present in facility With over loaded/loaded trapping devices Observed the presence of flies in the basement bar area and various areas of facility. To correct keep areas clean and dry, in good repair, and continue pest control measures.