Health Report #108709

Establishment Name: Vellum Restaurant
Report Date: 09/25/2013
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Variance Requirement Specialized processing methods -reduced oxygen packaging freezer Does not have a variance Found numerous packages of fish and raw meat packaged using a vacuum sealer (reduced oxygen packaging) with out a variance from health department in the basement 2 door reach in freezer. Pic corrected by discarding all fish and meat in vacuum packages and has been instructed to discontinue using vacuum sealer until a variance has been obtained. ,
Normal Equipment and Utensils, Air-Dr Clean equipment and utensil(s) dishwashing area shelf Stored/stacked wet Found several food storage containers stacked inverted with water in between pans. To correct allow storage containers to air dry prior to stacking and storing.
Normal Nonfood-Contact Surfaces Nonfood contact surface(s) cooking/preparation area Soiled Found the shelves of the plate warmer soiled with spills. To correct clean shelves and keep clean.
Normal Handwashing Signage Handwashing signage Handsink area Not provided At hand sink Found no handwashing sign in the bar handsink. To correct provide sign reminding employees to wash hands.
Normal Warewashing Equipment, Cleanin Warewashing equipment dishmachine Dishwashing machine spray head nozzle Not cleaned Found 2 spray nozzles in the dishwashing machine clogged with debris. To correct clean spray nozzles and clean as needed.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency and Restri Physical facilities/structures floors cooking/preparation area floor Soiled Found the floor under equipment, edges and corners on the cooking line, wait station and dishwashing area soiled with some debris. Found the ceiling air vents covers in the restroom and kitchen soiled with dusty build up. To correct thoroughly clean floors and air vent covers, and clean as needed.
Normal Controlling Pests Pest(s) flies wall Present in facility Observed the presence of flies in the wait station, dishwashing area, and basement prep areas. To correct minimize fruit on display, keep facility clean and dry, in good repair, and continue fly control measures.