Health Report #113858

Establishment Name: Weber's Dining, Kitchen, Ventura
Report Date: 04/11/2012
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Controlling Pests Pest(s) flies N/A Present in facility Observed small flies located in several areas of the facility: the main bar, the ice machine area by the employee break room, and especially at the dish washing and clean dish storage area of the back kitchen. Take all necessary and appropriate steps to eliminate these pests (while protecting clean equipment and foods). Any chemicals must be applied according to label directions. Out of the way areas of accumulated food and water need to be targeted for cleaning. Utilize commercial floor drying fans to dry out flooring over night when the kitchen / bar areas are closed
Normal Using Dressing Rooms and Locke Locker(s)/designated storage area(s) N/A Not used Observed an employees jacket stored on top of a tray of inverted glasses in the pantry prep area. Corrected by the employee relocating their jacket to the provided coat hook area in the employee break room.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment N/A In poor repair 1) observed the conveyor for the main dish washing machine to be inoperable. Staff indicated the conveyor stopped working on easter sunday of this week. Repair asap. 2) observed a small leak under the rinse compartment of the large conveyor dish washing machine (bad seal at the pump motor??). Repair as needed
Normal Areas-Receptacles, Capacity/Av Handwash trash receptacle(s) N/A Not provided No trash can was provided at the server hand washing sink located between the kitchen exit door and the salad prep cooler
Normal Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc Non-food contact surface(s) N/A Soiled Observed the rolling cart/rack and two of the three stacks of soup bowl saucers to be splattered with soup. Corrected by staff removing the rack and all of the saucers and washing them
Normal Equipment and Utensils, Air-Dr Clean equipment and utensil(s) N/A Stored/stacked wet Observed a lot of metal pans/trays put in storage while still wet from the dish washing process. Allow enough time for air drying prior to stacking these items in storage
Normal Cooling methods Food item(s) cooled N/A Improperly An employee on the cook line had placed a 1/6 pan of corned beef hash, recently removed from a can at room temperature, and placed it in the counter top refrigerator. These units are for cold holding only--all foods needing cooling should be placed in a reach-in/walk-in cooler to reach 41f or below prior to placing it in the prep top of a refrigerator. Corrected by the employee relocating the hash to a reach-in cooler
Normal Ventilation Hood Systems, Adeq Ventilation hood N/A Inadequate The exhaust hood over the high temp. Conveyor dish washing machine was inoperable. Staff indicated the exhaust hood stopped working on this past sunday (easter sunday). Maintenance staff indicated they could make a temporary repair today to provide some exhaust air flow
Normal Repairing Physical facilities Floor(s) N/A In poor repair Worn spots 1) the dry storage room commercial 12" flooring has significant damage to it. It is time to replace the floor tile in this area to provide a floor surface that is smooth and easily cleanable. 2) worn and missing grout and some damaged quarry floor tile was observed at the main bar (under the ice bins and under the rubber floor mat), and at the main dish washing area. Please remove any remaining grout in these identified areas and provide a full thickness layer of new grout to eliminate the depressions
Normal Miscellaneous Sources Food N/A Not protected From contamination 1) observed multiple uncovered foods in both of the walk in coolers in the back prep kitchen area. Please keep cold foods covered to protect them during storage. 2) observed the potential for misc. Contamination of foods (raw & cooked meats, and baked breads) held on sheet trays. Numerous instances were observed of foods contacting surfaces of the speed racks or the undersides of other sheet trays located above them. Please ensure staff are being more careful on how much food, on what rack slots the trays of food are being placed, and the placement of food on the trays so they don't overhang the tray to prevent misc. Contamination of food
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures N/A Soiled Observed many out of the way areas with significant soil and moisture accumulation, such as: 1) main bar--the ends of the spill trays at the beverage service station, the floor sink under the ice bins, the floor under the ice bins and under the floor mat, and under the draft beer station/along side the glass chiller; 2) dish washing area--the pipes, walls and the underside of the drain boards for the dish pre-cleaning area, the floor tile and drains; 3) the floor under shelves in the clean dish storage area; 4) the floor drain between the two kitchen walk in coolers. Maintaining these areas clean and dry, and performing frequent inspections of these areas for cleanliness is important to prevent fly problems and odors
Normal Equipment and Utensils Equipment and utensil(s) N/A Not durable Observed four long, old bread pans with interior surfaces that have not retained their original characteristics over time(located in the main metal pan storage area for clean dishes/equipment). Remove these pans from use and provide replacements if needed