Health Report #107577

Establishment Name: Szechuan West
Report Date: 09/14/2010
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Eating, Drinking or Tobacco Beverage container N/A Not covered Observed an open employee beverage cup on the back kitchen prep counter. Corrected by pouring the drink into a to-go cup and installing a lid and straw
Critical Food Contact Surfaces and Uten Food-contact surface(s) Cutting board(s) N/A In poor repair Cracked, Not easily cleanable Observed a white rectangular cutting board at the food prep counter with a long deep crack in it. Cutting boards with deep cracks in them harbor food debris and allow bacteria to grow. Corrected by discarding the cutting board. Provide a replacement board
Normal Removing Dead or Trapped Pests Dead/trapped pest(s) flies N/A Not removed from facility Observed both of the fly strips in the kitchen to be overloaded with flies. Discard the existing fly strips and replace with fresh fly paper
Normal Miscellaneous Sources Food N/A Not protected From contamination Observed a strip of fly paper hanging from the ceiling above the back kitchen food preparation tables. Corrected by removing the fly paper. Fly paper may only be utilized in areas away from food storage/preparation, and any clean equipment or single service items.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors N/A Soiled Observed the floor, floor drains and lower sections of the wall at the dish washing area, and the floor drains by the hand washing sink and the walk in cooler to be in need of cleaning now and more frequently in the future. Please keep these areas clean and dry
Normal Repairing Physical facilities Floor(s) N/A In poor repair Observed many damaged floor tiles and missing tile grout in kitchen, especially by the dish washing area. Please remove and replace the damaged tile and provide new grout and reseal the base coving to the walls to make these areas water proof
Normal Outer Openings, Protected Outer opening(s) Door(s) N/A Not tight-fitting Observed gaps under the back kitchen delivery door and screen door. Repair or replace these doors as needed to eliminate gaps that can allow pests to enter the building
Normal Equipment, Cleaning Frequency Warewashing equipment N/A Not cleaned At least every 24 hours The following areas of the dish washing equipment are not being cleaned on a frequent basis: the interior of the dish washing machine, the food scrap screen and housing on the drain line for the dish washing machine. Please clean these areas thoroughly now and on a nightly basis in the future
Normal Good Repair and Calibration Food thermometer(s) probe N/A Not calibrated The cook's food thermometer was not adjusted properly. Corrected by adjusting the thermometer to 32f in an ice bath
Normal Cooling, Heating, and Holding Equipment cold holding N/A Inadequate 1) observed the two door freezer by the three compartment sink to have the air circulation fan inoperable. Repair this fan so the cold air can properly circulate. 2) the walk in cooler is operating at a slightly elevated temperature. Have your refrigeration contractor come to trouble-shoot the system and make any needed repairs