Archive for June, 2011

Subway TOPS list of places with ZERO VIOLATIONS.
June 28, 2011

The places below has ZERO VIOLATIONS when an Inspector with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation visited UNNANOUNCED… THUMBS UP!!

CHIMA

2400 EAST LAS OLAS BLVD.

FORT LAUDERDALE

 

CAFE FARAYA

8398 N.W. 58TH STREET

MIAMI

 

BURGER KING

1700 BISCAYNE BLVD.

MIAMI

 

CHICKEN CONNECTION

401 BISCAYNE BLVD

MIAMI

 

VAN DYKE CAFE

846 LINCOLN ROAD

MIAMI BEACH

 

SUBWAY

7150 WEST 20TH AVENUE

HIALEAH

 

SUNNY SUBS

8581 NW SOUTH RIVER DRIVE

MEDLEY

 

SUBWAY

2350 WEST 84TH STREET

HIALEAH

 

FISHBOWL

83230 OVERSEAS HIGHWAY

ISLAMORADA

 

SUNSET GRILLE AND RAW BAR

7 KNIGHTS KEY BLVD

MARATHON

 

CARVEL

5845 HOLLYWOOD BLVD.

HOLLYWOOD

 

SUBWAY

2359 UNIVERSITY DRIVE

CORAL SPRINGS

 

VIBE

301 EAST LAS OLAS BLVD

FORT LAUDERDALE

 

SUBWAY

2301 WEST SAMPLE ROAD

POMPANO BEACH

 

WEE BAG IT

1441 BRICKELL AVENUE

MIAMI

 

PASHA’S

1414 BRICKELL AVENUE

MIAMI

Checkers.. “FOOD EXPOSED TO VERMIN”
June 22, 2011

Checkers
8080 N.W. 7th Avenue
Miami
 
 
INSPECTION DATE 6/14/11
 
 

10 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found. 4 live roaches behind soda boxes.”

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found. two live roaches at the front door.”

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found. two live roaches inside the reach in unit.”

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found. food prep area . over 20 live roaches found.”

“Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found storage room . away from prep area . 6 live roaches.”

“Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. dressing inside the reach in unit.”

“Critical. Food not stored in a clean/dry location that is not exposed to splash/dust. food exposed to vermin.”

“Critical. Observed encrusted material on can opener.”

Strip House, Key West ordered shut AGAIN.. THIRD TIME
June 8, 2011

Strip House
Reach Hotel
1435 Simonton Street
Key West
 
 
WHEN YOU THINK WALDORF ASTORIA, YOU THINK TOP NOTCH! BUT THAT’S NOT THE CASE AT THE REACH RESORT IN KEY WEST. THE HOTEL’S SIGNATURE RESTAURANT CONTINUES TO HAVE PROBLEMS WITH THE STATE.  ACCORDING TO STATE RECORDS, THE STRIP HOUSE HAS BEEN ORDERD SHUT 3 TIMES SINCE AUGUST OF LAST YEAR BECAUSE OF RODENT ISSUES. BELOW IS A SUMMARY OF THE VIOLATIONS, INCLUDING THE LATEST THIS MONTH. 
 
   

**INSPECTION DATE 6/2/11

6  CRITICAL VIOLATIONS

2 NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS

“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 1 FRESH RODENT DROPPING FOUND ON TOP OF CAN OF TOMATOE SAUCE (CONTAINER WAS WASHED & SANITAZED).”

“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 22 PLUS FRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND IN SEVERAL AREAS OF KITCHEN (15 BEHIND COOKLINE ON KITCHEN’S FLOOR, 2 UNDER DRY FOOD STORAGE AREA 10-15 FEET FROM KITCHEN, 3 UNDER COLD HOLDING UNITS IN THE KITCHEN & 1 INSIDE KITCHEN CABINET CONTAINING DISHWARE).”

 

**INSPECTION DATE 1/28/11

11 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS

5 NON CRITICAL VIOLATIONS

“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 15 PLUS SEMIFRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND IN THE DRY FOOD STORAGE AREA APPROXIMATELY 10 FEET AWAY FROM KITCHEN (ROOM DIRECT OPEN ACCESS TO KITCHEN).”

“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 50 PLUS SEMIFRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND UNDER BROKEN DOWN COOLER APPROXIMATELY 10 FEET FROM KITCHEN.”

“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 3 SEMIFRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND ON TOP OF FOOD CONTAINER (ROOM DIRECT OPEN ACCESS TO KITCHEN ) IN DRY FOOD STORAGE (FOOD DISCARDED).”

“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 5 PLUS SEMIFRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND ON THE FLOOR OF DISHWASHER AREA APPROXIMATELY 10 FEET FROM KITCHEN.”

 **INSPECTION DATE 8/3/10

9 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS

7 NON CRITICAL VIOLATIONS

“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 50 PLUS SEMIFRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND UNDER REACH IN COOLER IN FRONT OF COOKLINE IN THE KITCHEN.”

‘Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 10 PLUS SEMIFRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND IN DRY FOOD STORAGE AREA 5 – 10 FEET FROM KITCHEN.”

“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 15 PLUS SEMIFRESH RODENT DROPPINGS FOUND NEXT TO REACH IN COOLER IN THE KITCHEN.”

“Observed worn, torn and/or soiled floors/carpeting. MOLDLIKE SUBSTANCE IN SEVERAL AREAS OF KITCHEN FLOOR.”

 
 

Brooklyn Water Bagel puts location on “NOTICE”
June 7, 2011

THE ORIGINAL BROOKLYN WATER BAGEL IN CORAL SPRINGS(Saveology Iceplex) WAS ORDERED SHUT BY THE STATE ON MAY 24TH.

 INSPECTORS FOUND RODENT ISSUES..(BLOG POST BELOW

Below is the statement from Scott Harris/President of The Original Brooklyn Water Bagel

 “The Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Co. prides itself in the utmost customer service as much as it does in the health and safety of its guests.  We are aggressively taking action and have zero tolerance for this franchise-operated location or any franchisee to operate in less than excellent standards.  The Original Brooklyn Water Bagel Franchise Co.  has put the franchisee on notice and will insure quick and successful resolution.”

  

CLEAN PLATE.. ZERO VIOLATIONS
June 6, 2011

 The establishments below has ZERO VIOLATIONS during their last unannounced inspection.

BROWARD

5/25/2011

On the Border

12100 PINES BLVD PEMBROKE PINES, FL  33026

5/25/2011

Coldstone Creamery

6230 CORAL RIDGE DR CORAL SPRINGS, FL 33076

Miami-Dade

5/27/2011

Mamushka Made in Havana Art Café

31 NW 36TH STREET MIAMI, FL 33127

5/26/2011

Sunset Sports Bar 1

14782 SW 56 ST MIAMI, FL 33185

5/26/2011

Quiznos

2615 SW 147 AVE MIAMI, FL 33185

5/26/2011

Bacardi U.S.A Inc.

2701 LE JUENE RD CORAL GABLES, FL 33134

5/25/2011

Pepper Pot Take Out

10817 NW 27 AVE MIAMI, FL 33167-3407

5/25/2011

Drake’s Bar

1109 BRICKELL AVE MIAMI, FL 33131

5/25/2011

Subway at Shops at MICC

7800 NW 25 ST UNIT # 14 MIAMI, FL 33122

5/25/2011

Vin Brule

1246 SW 22 ST MIAMI, FL 33145

5/25/2011

JOROPO

14707 SW 42ND STREET # 406 MIAMI, FL 33185

5/25/2011

Steven Bracken

14500 BISCAYNE BLVD MIAMI, FL 33181

5/24/2011

Palm Restaurant

9650 E BAY HARBOR DR MIAMI BEACH, FL 33154

5/24/2011

East Café

1901 CONVENTION CENTER DR MIAMI BEACH, FL 33139-1820

5/24/2011

Shooters Billiards

7200 SW 117 AVE MIAMI, FL 33183-3802

5/24/2011

Taco Bell

7350 SW 117 AVE MIAMI, FL 33183-3813

5/24/2011

The Trapiche Room

1109 BRICKELL AVE MIAMI, FL 33131

5/24/2011

Sake Blue Asian Kitchen & Bar

225 ALTARA AVE MIAMI, FL 33146

5/24/2011

La Cepa Tapas Y Vinos

12735 SW 42ND STREET MIAMI, FL 33175

5/23/2011

Burger King

7955 W FLAGLER MIAMI, FL 33144-2201

5/23/2011

Che Tito’s Pizzeria & Grill

12018 SW 88 ST MIAMI, FL 33186

5/23/2011

Benihana

238 CORAL WAY CORAL GABLES, FL 33134

5/23/2011

Subway

234 NE 3 ST MIAMI, FL 33132

5/26/2011

MONROE

Rick’s Coral Reef Creamery

91296 OVERSEAS HWY TAVERNIER, FL 33070

“It’s all in the water”…. Rodents agree! Brooklyn Water Bagel
June 1, 2011

Original Brooklyn Water Bagel
3299 Sportsplex Drive
Coral Springs
 
 
INSPECTION DATE 5/24/11
14 CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
2 NON-CRITICAL VIOLATIONS
 

RODENT VIOLATIONS

 
“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed 9 moist rodent droppings on floor under and around shelving near the entry door. Also observed a set rat trap under the shelf.”
 
“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed 7 moist rodent droppings under bag in the box soda rack and on the floor around bagged takeout containers downstairs in rear of the establishment.”
 
“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found.Observed 3 moist droppings on floor near and under the deep fat fryers.”
 
“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. observed 15 to 20 moist droppings under and behind the flip top reachin cooler opposite the grill & stove.”
 
“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed 5 dry droppings in corner on floor behind reach drink cooler in front of store.”
 
“Critical. Observed rodent activity as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed at least 50 moist and dry droppings around the water filtration system behind the front counter.”
 
“Critical. Observed cloth used as a food-contact surface. Observed burlap and some other unknown cloth still being used on bagel boards attached with standard nails to the boards for cooking bagels. boards and cloths never appear to be dry. Repeat Violation.”