Las Culebrinas, Hialeah… 35 VIOLATIONS

Las Culebrinas
4590 West 12 Avenue


Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked.Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.

Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food thawed in standing water – fish thawed in room temperature water.

Critical. Observed improper horizontal separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods.

Critical. Observed improper vertical separation of raw animal foods and ready-to-eat foods.

Critical. Observed food stored on floor.

Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area.

Critical. Observed employee handle raw beef and raw calamari at the same time without washing and sanitizing cutting board after each use.

Critical. Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. Observed employee garnish dishes with bare hands.

Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense food that is not ready-to-eat.

Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit.

Critical. Observed employee switch from working with raw food to ready-to-eat food without washing hands.

Observed employee with no hair restraint.

Observed insect control device installed over food preparation area.

Hood filters/excessive grease built up

Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.

Critical. Observed soiled reach-in cooler gaskets.

Critical. Observed soil residue on lemon juice bottle. 

Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.

Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.

Critical. Observed cutting boards with black stains on it.

Critical. Observed encrusted, soiled material on slicer.

Critical. Observed buildup of soiled material on mixer head.

Critical. Vacuum breaker MISSING at hose bibb.

Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing.

Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.

Critical. Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory.

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found 10 + ROACHES IN RICH IN COOLER GASKETS AND 10 + IN KITCHEN WALL BY HAND SINK

Floors not maintained smooth and durable. MISSING FLOR TILES

Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment

Observed hole in wall.

Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers.

Observed personal care item stored with food.

Critical. Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification.

Critical. No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment.


One Response

  1. i wouldnt like to eat at a place like that dont want happen i use to eat there includeing the one on flager at 42 ave and flager st and i never found it to be like that i hope they turn around if they look to stay in business the food is good just now with what they got cited with

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