Health Report #113619

Establishment Name: Shalimar Restaurant
Report Date: 07/25/2012
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 the front edges of the interior front shield of the ice machine soiled with moldy build up. Found rolling pins, spatula, and metal pans soiled with food debris in the clean storage bin shelf. Found the pitcher of the blender in the basement soiled with food residual. To correct follow manufacturers directions and properly clean food contact surfaces or wash, rinse and sanitize food contact surfaces.
Critical Warewashing Chem.San., Temp/pH Chlorine solution concentration Dishwashing machine Below 25 ppm Used a chlorine test kit and found the chlorine sanitizing solution in the dishwashing machine below 50 ppm. To correct call for repair, and use the 3 compartment sink to wash, rinse, and sanitize, dishes, until dishwashing machine is repaired.
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 various sauces 48°F, cooked egg plant 48°F, samosa 50°F in the bottom portion of the right 2 door prep top cooler. Pic corrected by discarding these items, and has been instructed not to use this portion of the cooler to hold tcs food, until repaired/replaced to hold tcs food at 41°F or lower. Found tcs food, diced tomatoes 47°F, in the top portion, and yogurt cups 49°F and portioned packages of yogurt 49°F in the bottom portion of the 2 door salad prep top cooler. Pic corrected by discarding tcs food and has been instructed not to use this cooler to hold tcs food, until repaired/replaced to hold tcs food at 41°F or lower. Found tcs food, a container of peas and carrots 73°F on the counter top by the steam table. Pic corrected by discarding peas and carrots and has been instructed to either hold tcs food cold, at 41°F or lower, or hot 135°F and above. Cold holding violation has repeated 3 of 5 routine inspections, a risk control plan and administrative conference notice has been issued.
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, samosa 47°F (which was made the previous day) cooling on stacked trays on mobile cart in the walk in cooler. Pic corrected by discarding samosa, and has been instructed to monitor and ensure tcs food is cooled in thin layers (not stacked/piled), from 135°F to 70°F in 2 hours and then from 70°F to 41°F in 4 hours. Cooling violation has repeated 3 of 5 inspections, and a risk control plan and administrative conference notice has been issued.
Normal Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su Nonfood contact surface(s) cooking/preparation area storage bins Soiled Found the bottoms and exterior doors of freezers soiled with accumulation and build up. Found the sides and surfaces of bulk food containers soiled. To correct clean noted areas and keep clean.
Normal Lighting, Intensity Lighting intensity at work levels cooking area hood Less than 50 foot candles Found light in the cooking hood not working. To correct repair/replace light.
Normal Controlling Pests Pest(s) flies bar Present in facility With over loaded/loaded trapping devices Observed the presence of flies in the empty bottle storage area and basement bar. To correct keep areas clean and dry, in good repair, and continue pest control measures.
Normal Miscellaneous Sources N/A basement storage area N/A Found a coiled hose used for cleaning purposes hanging on shelf post which holds food and food utensils. To correct relocate hose to another location below and away from food and food utensils.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors N/A With accumulation of debris Found the floor, under equipment, edges and corners in the entire kitchen soiled with accumulation. To correct thoroughly clean floor and keep clean.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment prep area cooler In poor repair Found the right and salad 2 door prep top coolers not holding tcs food at 41°F. To correct repair/replace coolers to hold tcs food at 41°F or lower. Found paper towel roll on top of paper towel dispenser. To correct repair paper towel dispenser to properly work and dispense towels. Found a hood filter missing from cooking hood. To correct replace missing hood filter.