Archive for March, 2011

State ORDERS 4 South Florida Restaurants SHUT!
March 29, 2011

The places below were ordered shut by an Inspector with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation last week.

**Pacifico Chinese Restaurant

3824 West 12th Avenue

 Hialeah

 34 Violations

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found IN THE KITCHEN 30 + 10 UNDER THE 3 COMPARTMENT SINK AND 20 IN THE WALL NEXT TO THE ICE MACHINE.”

“Critical. Observed food stored on floor.”

“Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled.”

“Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.”

“Critical. Observed handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. STORAGE OF BOXES INSIDE AND ON TOP OF IT.”

  

  

**Cecibon Bakery & Restaurant

5934 N.W. 2nd  Avenue
Miami

14 VIOLATIONS 

“Critical. Observed dead roaches on premises. in the rear prep room inside discarded equipment.”

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 50+ live roaches found in the kitchen above hand wash sink behind wall mounted shelve. 4+ live roaches found in oven located in the kitchen.”

“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by 15+ dried rodent droppings found in the rear prep room , 20 feet away from the kitchen.”  

***Laguna Stadium

2500 N.W. 10th Avenue
MIami
  

7 VIOLATIONS

“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 15 dried and 4 fresh observed in a preparation room about 10 feet away from the kitchen. Observed an additional 5 fresh droppings in the kitchen, under a food preparation table where single service items are stored.”

“Critical. Observed soil buildup inside ice bin.”

  

  

***Tikal Restaurant

525 N.W. 29th Street
Miami

 

9 VIOLATIONS

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 25+ live roaches found in kitchen.”

“Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over cooked food. raw chicken in reach in cooler.”

“Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. Corrected On Site.”

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ZERO VIOLATIONS.. THUMBS UP!!
March 23, 2011

THE ESTABLISHEMENTS LISTED BELOW HAD NO VIOLATIONS AFTER BEING INSPECTED BY THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION LAST WEEK. THANKS TO THEM!

 

BROWARD COUNTY

3/19 ANTHONY’S COAL FIRE PIZZA/1203 SOUTH FEDERAL HIGHWAY POMPANO BEACH

3/18 NINA PIZZA/827 SOUTH 21ST AVENUE HOLLYWOOD

3/18 EL ZOCALO/1436 NORTH STATE ROAD 7 MARGATE

3/18 I-HOP/515 SOUTH FEDERAL HIGHWAY/DEERFIELD BEACH

3/18 DOMINOS PIZZA/2201 WEST SAMPLE ROAD POMPANO BEACH

3/18 SUBWAY/1715 EAST YOUNG CIRCLE HOLLYWOOD

3/18 THE SUB-OLOGIST/2207 HOLLYWOOD BLVD. HOLLYWOOD

3/18 MCDONALDS/3501 JOHNSON STREET HOLLYWOOD

3/18 LAUDERDOGS SANDWICHES AND MORE/9837 WEST SAMPLE ROAD CORAL SPRINGS

3/17 DOMINOS PIZZA/3415 HIATUS ROAD SUNRISE

3/17 SUBWAY/11637 RED ROAD MIRAMAR

3/16 BAMBU CAFÉ/2870 SW 54TH STREET FORT LAUDERDALE

3/16 MANCINI’S/1017 EAST LAS OLAS BLVD. FORT LAUDERDALE

3/16 SEVEN LOAVES CAFÉ/4269 NW 12TH STREET LAUDERHILL

3/16 BEACHSIDE CATERING/300 NORTH OCEAN BLVD. DEERFIELD BEACH

3/16 LAUDERDALE YACHT CLUB SNACK BAR/1725 SE 12TH STREET FORT LAUDERDALE

3/16 DUNKIN DONUTS/7005 TAFT STREET HOLLYWOOD

3/16 POSH/110 NORTH FEDERAL HIGHWAY FORT LAUDERDALE

3/16 PAL RANCHO/5637 CORAL RIDGE DRIVE CORAL SPRINGS

3/15 POMPANO LAKES SNACK BAR/2200 NORTH FEDERAL HIGHWAY POMPANO BEACH

3/15 RED GINGER ASIAN BISTRO/9710 WEST SAMPLE ROAD CORAL SPRINGS

3/15 NATHAN’S FAMOUS/11401 PINES BLVD. PEMBROKE PINES

3/14 PIZZA TIME ITALIAN/11504 WEST SAMPLE ROAD CORAL SPRINGS

3/14 SUBWAY/4860 SOUTH STATE ROAD 7 FORT LAUDERDALE

3/14 WINGS PLUS/1235 UNIVERSITY DRIVE CORAL SPRINGS

3/14 ICE CREAM STORE/FLL AIRPORT TERMINAL 3

3/14 DUNKIN DONUTS/FLL AIRPORT TERMINAL 1

 

 ***MIAMI-DADE/MONROE COUNTIES

3/17 CAFÉ EXPO/10901 SW 24TH STREET MIAMI

3/18 LA GIRALDILLA/8688 NW 13TH TERRACE DORAL

3/17 VIDA LATINA-ARREZZIO/10901 CORAL WAY MIAMI

3/17 BARNACLE BOB’S /87000 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY ISLAMORADA

3/15 DAIRY QUEEN 9554 SW 137TH AVENUE MIAMI

3/15 COCOPLUM DESIGN AND CREATIONS/2600 NORTH MIAMI AVENUE MIAMI

3/15 CARYFORT RESTAURANT/35 OCEAN REED DRIVE KEY LARGO

3/15 THE RAW BAR RESTAURANT/35 OCEAN REEF DRIVE KEY LARGO

3/15 THE GALLERY RESTAURANT/35 OCEAN REEF DRIVE KEY LARGO

3/14 EL YAYABO CAFETERIA/1087 EAST 25TH STREET HIALEAH

3/14 LITTLE SAIGON/16752 NORTH MIAMI AVENUE NORTH MIAMI BEACH

3/14 RED LOBSTER/8705 SW 136TH STREET MIAMI

3/14 SUBWAY/8768 SW 72ND STREET MIAMI

3/14 TONY ROMA’S EXPRESS/7535 NORTH KENDALL DRIVE MIAMI

3/14 KELL’S ICE CREAM/17560 NW 27TH AVENUE OPA LOCKA

3//14 DOLPHIN DELI RESTAURANT/5600 MCDONALD DRIVE STOCK ISLAND

 

La Concha Key West ROACHES AND RODENT ISSUES
March 22, 2011

Main Kitchen-Chops Restaurant
Crowne Plaza La Concha
430 Duval Street
Key West
 

“ROACHES FOUND INSIDE CART USED TO TRANSPORT FOOD TO GUESTS.”

  
 
INSPECTION DATE 3/18/11
11 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
9 NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
 
 

VIOLATIONS

Critical. Observed dead roaches on premises. 3 DEAD ROACHES INSIDE CART USED TO TRANSPORT FOODS TO GUESTS

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found. 4 LIVE ROACHES IN THE KITCHEN RUNNING ON COOKLINE SHELVES WHERE FOOD IS STORED

Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found. 3 LIVE ROACHES FOUND INSIDE CONTAINER FILLED WITH FOOD CONTACT UTENSILS & EQUIPMENT (ALL SENT TO BE WASHED/RINSED & SANITIZED)

Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. OVER 40 FRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND IN SINGLE SERVICE ARTICLES STORAGE ROOM 10 FEET AWAY FROM KITCHEN WITHOUT  DOOR IN BETWEEN ROOMS

Critical. Observed processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening.

Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. SEVERAL COOKED/PREPARED FOODS (RICE, SALADS PHF, COOKED BEANS, COOKED POTATOES)

Critical. Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.

Critical. Observed food stored on floor. IN WALK IN FREEZER

Observed reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair.

Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. POTATOES SLICER

Observed leaking pipe at plumbing fixture. AT THE 3 COMPARTMENT SINK

Drain cover(s) missing. IN KITCHEN AREAS

Observed floor and wall junctures not covered. MULTIPLE AREAS IN KITCHEN AREA

Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.

Observed food debris accumulated on walkin cooler’s floor.

Ceiling tile missing in kitchen area.

Observed holes in walls. MULTIPLE AREAS IN THE KITCHEN

Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. IN DRY FOODS STORAGE AREA

RODENT issues at El Tio
March 21, 2011

El Tio Laundry and Cafeteria
1664 N.W. 17th Avenue
Miami
  
 
 We find bait and droppings in the kitchen.
 
Inspection Date 3/8/11
 
7 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
  
  

  

“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by 150+ fresh rodent droppings found in the kitchen. 70 + fresh droppings observed under grill, 50+ fresh droppings observed on kitchen shelves and under prep tables, 25+ on kitchen floors.” Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation

 
 
 

Other Violations

“Critical. Required consumer advisory for raw/undercooked animal food not provided. Corrected On Site.”          

“Critical. Hot holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. pastry box.”

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

“Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. Corrected On Site.”

“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.”

 No one at El Tio would talk to Local 10 about their recent inspection.

WARNING TO EMPLOYEES AT BANK ATLANTIC SUPPORT CENTER!
March 9, 2011

Bank Atlantic Center Employee Cafeteria
2100 West Cypress Creek Road
Fort Lauderdale
 
 
 

 WARNING TO EMPLOYEES OF THE BANK ATLANTIC SUPPORT CENTER.. KEEP YOUR EYES OPEN IN THE CAFETERIA!!

 
 
 
INSPECTION DATE 3/4/11
11 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
10 NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
 
 

VIOLATIONS

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 2live roaches found in reach in cooler dairy/bread cooler.”

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 2 dead roaches found in reach in cooler kitchen dairy/bread.”

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 5 adult live roaches found under cooking equipment.”

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 4 juvenile live roaches found under cooking equipment.”

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 4 juvenile live roaches found under cooking equipment.”

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by approximately 10 dead roaches found under 3 comp sink.”

“Observed clean utensils/equipment stored in dirty bins on shelving.”

“Critical. Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. not under sneeze guards pies/desserts.”

“Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. 0n prep tables.”

“Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits ovens.”

“Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits.”

“Critical. Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.”

“Observed grease and food debris accumulated under cooking equipment.”

“Observed grease/debris accumulated under cooking equipment front kitchen.”

“Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. Under all shelving.”

“Observed food debris accumulated on walk in cooler floor.”

“Critical. License expired more than 60 days, after expiration date.”

“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.”

Pan American Cafeteria ROACH infestation
March 1, 2011

Pan American Cafeteria
445 N.W. 12 Avenue
Miami
 
 
 
Inspection Date-2/23/11
 
11 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
4 NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
 

 

VIOLATIONS 

 

“Critical. Observed roach 20 live roaches in the kitchen area.”“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 employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food.”

“Critical. Observed employee engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands.”

“Critical. Observed food employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands and the establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure.”

“Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.”

“Observed employee with no hair restraint.”

“Clean glasses, cups, utensils, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner.”

“Critical. Observed expired Food Manager Certification. Expired 08/22/10.”

“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.”