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5286 RIVERDALE RD COLLEGE PARK, GA 30349

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September 4, 2019 Score: 54, Grade: U

Observations and Corrective Actions

PIC observed not adhering to responsibility person in charge such as handwashing, maintaining written procedures, proper sanitizing, food safety and upkeep of physical facilities. CA: Person in charge shall adhere to all food safety/sanitation practices and ensure physical facility and equipment remains in good repair. COS: Educated PIC.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.

No current CFSM employed. Observed expired CFSM posted. CA: Food service establishments shall have in its employ a Certified Food Safety Manager. Expired CFSM certificates shall not be posted. Facility must have Certified Food Safety Manager within 30 days.  New Violation.

Observed PIC blow nose and then touch food with without properly washing hands. Observed employees perform multiple tasks withouth washing hands when required. CA: Employees must wash hands after touching bare human body parts other than clean hands and when during food preparation, as often as necessary to remove soil and contamination and to prevent cross contamination when changing tasks. COS: Educated PIC  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.

Handsink in kitchen observed blocked and soiled with dirt/food residue. CA: Handsinks shall be accessible at all times for employee use. COS: PIC removed boxes/containers from in front of handsink.  New Violation.

Facility does not have written procedure for vomit and fecal clean up. CA: A food establishment shall have procedures for employees to follow when responding to vomiting or diarrheal events that involve the discharge of vomitus or fecal matter onto surfaces in the food service establishment. COS: Provided PIC with Vomit/Fecal poster.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.

Observed raw chicken stored directly next to and above ready to eat foods. Observed raw chicken, raw beef, and seafood stored inside the same container. CA: Raw foods shall be stored below ready to eat foods. Store chicken below raw beef and seafood. COS: Educated PIC.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.

Observed several raw and ready to eat foods stored uncovered inside refrigeration units. CA: Cover food to prevent contamination. COS: Educated PIC. Food covered.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.

Observed several stacks of bowls and plates stored as clean soiled with old food splatter/debris. CA: Food contact surfaces shall be clean to sight and touch. COS: Dishes removed for washing and sanitizing.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.

Observed employee wash dishes without sanitizing before air drying. CA: Dishes shall be sanitized using chlorine solution of 50-100ppm (facility uses chlorine bleach). COS: Educated PIC  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.

Observed containers of raw chicken and raw beef improperly storing on floor in back prep area. Observed raw fish still in reduced oxygen packaging improperly thawing in container of water inside three compartment sink. CA: Food must thaw fully submerged in running water, under refrigeration or in microwave for immediate cooking. COS: Educated PIC. PIC placed food in cooler.  Corrected On-Site.  New Violation.

Observed employee improperly washing lettuce inside three compartment sink. CA: Produce shall be washed inside sink designated for washing produce only. Educated PIC  New Violation.

Observed several in use utensils stored inside water containers at temperatures less than 135F. CA: Water must be at least 135F for utensil storage.  New Violation.

Observed shelves used for dish storage and food soiled with dust and food debris. Observed heavy grease/old food accumulation on hood systems and cooking equipment in grill prep area. CA: Clean as needed to prevent contamination.  New Violation.

Observed holes in exposed pipe in floor. CA: System must remain in good repair.  New Violation.

Observed large hole in ceiling in back prep area. Observed shelves detaching from wall in back storage area. CA: Physical facilities shall remain in good repair.  New Violation.

Observed numerous items stored inside back storage area not in use at teh facility. CA: Rid facility of items not needed for the operation of the restaurant.  Repeat Violation.

Observed personal care items mixed with items for customer use. CA: Personal items shall be stored in separate area away from items for customers.  New Violation.

Observed flies and hornets in back storage area. CA: Properly seal back door, remove harborage and repair hole in ceiling to prevent pest access.  Repeat Violation.