Health Report #112407

Establishment Name: Mark's Midtown Coney Island
Report Date: 10/30/2014
Violation Type Violation Category Violation Items Violation Locations Violation Problems Violation Comments
Critical Packaged and Unpackaged Food - N/A N/A N/A Observed raw hambuger stored improperly in bottom section of prep unit next to ready-to-eat food items or next to food items with a lower cook-off temperature. Corrected at time of inspection by providing a larger pan to store the raw hamburgers in on the bottom right corner of ric to prevent any food items from getting to close to the raw burgers. In addition employees will begin removing burgers from package and draining blood before placing in pan to prevent any potential of raw hamburger juices/blood from dripping on any other food items.
Critical Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti N/A N/A N/A Observed pan of cooked gyro meat and pan of par-cooked chicken on tray next to grill at improper temperature. Potentially hazardous food shall maintain at 41°F or below or 135°F or above. Corrected at time of inspection by (1) discarding gyro meat found at 104°F and (2) fully cooking chicken to 165°F that was found in third pan at 125°F; per employee was par-cooked within the last hour. In future chicken will not be par-cooked; chicken will be fully cooked to 165°F and held hot >135°F and gyro meat will be continuously cooked (fully cooked per manufacturer's label cooking instructions), shaved off cone and held hot at >135°F
Normal Cleaning, Frequency and Restri N/A N/A N/A These areas in need of cleaning: floors under equipment and shelving units, floor/wall juncture throughout, underside of shelf the plates are stored on above hot holding unit, exterior microwave oven end of cook line including handle area, exterior portable fan cover on shelf near cook line, handles on some refrigeration units on cook line, and refrigeration door gaskets on some units. Please clean now and as often as necessary to maintain in clean condition
Normal Covering Receptacles N/A N/A N/A One of the shared dumpsters missing a lid on the right side. Please contact waste hauler to replace lid and keep closed when not in use
Normal Good Repair and Proper Adjustm N/A N/A N/A (1) some refrigeration door gaskets in poor repair. Please replace to provide good seal and so smooth and easily cleanable. (2) provide paper towel dispenser for paper towels at front counter handwash sink
Normal Repairing N/A N/A N/A Handwash sink on end of cook line not attached to the wall securely. Please reattach securely and maintain
Normal System Maintained in Good Repa N/A N/A N/A Re-establish air gap for ice bin drain line at front counter ice bin, currently an air break. The air gap shall be twice the pipe diameter above the flood rim of the drain
Normal Thawing N/A N/A N/A Observed some food items thawing improperly on counter in rear kitchen. Please use one or more of the following methods listed to thaw food properly.
Normal Effectiveness N/A N/A N/A Observed some food employees without hair restraints. Food employees shall wear hair restraints that effectively restrain their hair