Health Report #109416

Establishment Name: Kosmopolitan Deli
Report Date: 02/25/2011
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Hot and cold holding Cold food item(s) prep area cooler Stored above 41 degrees F Found time/temperature control for safety (tcs) food, milk 46°F, and soups 46 to 48°F in the 1 door worktop cooler in the kitchen. Pic corrected by discarding milk and soup and noted cooler was not set at proper setting. Pic has been instructed to monitor food temperatures in this cooler, and not to use this cooler to hold tcs food, until adjusted or repaired to hold tcs food at 41°F. On follow up inspection found tcs food, milk 41°F and sauce 41°F, in the 1 door work top cooler. Pic states cooler has been set at correct setting, and is holding tcs food at 41°F. Continue to check cold holding temperatures. Violation corrected.
Normal Containers Identified with Com Food item(s) cooking area counter Not identified Found several plastic squeeze bottles of oil and water without labels. To correct provide labels.
Normal Controlling Pests Pest(s) cockroaches storage area floor Present in facility Observed the presence of roaches in the glue boards in the basement storage areas. To correct work with neighbors to keep areas clean, dry, in good repair, and continue working with pest control company.
Normal Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio Physical facilities/structures floors cooking/preparation area floor Not clean Found the floor (under equipment, edges and corners) in the kitchen soiled with accumulation. Found the wall under and behind the 3 compartment sink soiled. To correct clean as soon as possible, and clean on a more frequent schedule.
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm Equipment cooking/preparation area cooler In poor repair Found the 1 door worktop cooler in the kitchen not holding tcs food at 41°F. To correct repair/replace cooler to hold tcs food at 41°F. Found a roll of paper towel stored on top of paper towel dispenser by the cook line. To correct repair/replace paper towel dispenser to hold/dispense paper towels. Found the handle of the rice warmer broken. To correct repair/replace handle.
Normal Warewashing, Clean Solutions Warewashing solutions sanitizing dishwashing area 3c Sink Not clean Found the sanitizing compartment of the 3 compartment sink soiled with accumulation. To correct clean 3 compartment sink and change sanitizing solution on a more frequent schedule.
Normal Manager Certification N/A N/A N/A Facility no longer has a certified manager on staff. Pic states he has taken manager certification exam is waiting for results. To correct provide manager certification.