Below is a list of places inspectors ordered closed last week from the Florida Department of Business and Occupational Regulations in South Florida.
According to state records, restaurant kitchens in the Florida Keys were not ordered to close last week.
All places mentioned have been allowed to reopen after cleaning and re-inspection.
*** Renee Shetzelhaus
8318 WEST OAKLAND PARK BLVD.
Closed on 5/4/22
25 violations found
“Rodent activity is present as evidenced by the finding of rodent droppings. Approximately 20 or more rodent droppings were observed on shelves with clean plates, clean cups next to them accessible in the freezer in the storage area next to an unused icebox maker in the front left corner near Kitchen entrance door. 10 or more rodent droppings are observed depending on the area of \u200b\u200bthe plate on the pipes along the plate machine. “
“Roach faeces and/or excrement present. 10 or more cockroach excrements are observed at the cooking line by pans and a prep table located in the kitchen area.”
“Roach activity is present as evidenced by the presence of live crickets. Approximately 30 or more live roaches were observed throughout the kitchen area, cooking line, and under 3-compartment sink located in the kitchen area crawling on floors, running under equipment, prep, and prep area Dish machine.
“Dead cockroaches on the premises. Approximately 30 or more dead cockroaches were observed throughout the kitchen area, under the fryer’s cooking line, under the 3-compartment sink.”
Bad odors in the bathroom or other areas of the facility. Unpleasant odors were observed throughout the facility in the kitchen area and in front of the indoor dining room.”
Raw animal foods that are stored on top of/ are not properly separated from foods that are ready to eat. Raw animal foods that are stored from beef, chicken, and eggshell have been observed over/ not properly separated and stored directly on top of ready-to-eat food, cooked potatoes, cooked sauces, and ribs Cooked on hand in the cooler located in the kitchen area.”
“Chlorine disinfectant in the dish machine is not at the appropriate minimum strength. Stop using the dish machine for sterilization and set up the hand sanitizing until the dish machine is properly repaired and sterilized. It has been observed that the chlorine disinfectant in the dish machine is not at the appropriate minimum strength of 0 ppm The ppm operator has been corrected to 100ppm.”
“Water leakage from pipe and/or faucet/handle. Observed water leakage from PVC pipe under sink 3 compartments in kitchen area. Observed water leak from steam table on cooking line to bucket below steam table.”
“Food contact surface soiled with food residue or a mold-like substance or slime. Marked cutting boards, can opener blade, shelves for clean, sterilized equipment with grease buildup.”
“Ready to eat, time/temperature control for safe food prepared on site and held for more than 24 hours without proper date setting. Cooked spotted beef, garlic butter, cooked vegetables, cooked potatoes, and cooked mushrooms on hand in cooler for each worker.” Cooked for more than 48 hours without specifying the date.”
“Floor is dirty/has accumulated debris. Floors observed by pans, grill area at cooking line, dishware area, sink under 3 compartments is dirty/has buildup of grease and food residue.”
“Lime scale buildup on the inside of the dish machine. Heavy lime scale buildup is observed on the inside of the plate machine located in the plate area. Thick grease and scale scale buildup is observed on the dish racks.”
“Insufficient hood ventilation system as evidenced by grease build-up on walls/roof. Observed hood system, filters with heavy grease build-up.”
“The external openings are not protected by self-closing doors. The observed external opening tailgate is not protected by a self-closing device attached to the rear door.”
“The wall is dirty with accumulated grease, food debris and/or dust. The walls marked in the cooking line are heavily soiled by grease buildup and heavy food buildup.”
***Taco vs Burritos
650 North 79 . Street
Inspection on the basis of complaint
Closed on 5/3/22
10 violations found
“Small flying insects live in the kitchen, food preparation area, food storage area and/or bar area. About 25 small flying insects were spotted in the dishwasher area flying and landing on the walls. Almost 20 small flying insects were also observed in the back preparation area, They fly and land on walls and storage shelves.Almost 5 small flying insects have also been observed in the men’s restroom, and about 3 small flying insects in the women’s restroom.Approximately 10 small flying insects have also been observed flying and landing on walls throughout the dining room/area bar”.
“Chlorine disinfectant in the dish machine is not at the appropriate minimum strength. Stop using the dish machine for sterilization and set up the hand sanitizing until the dish machine is properly repaired and sterilized. The dish machine monitored at 0 ppm. The employee set up a triple sink to 100 ppm per million chlorine.
“Handwash basin used for purposes other than hand washing. The observed soiled cups are stored in the hand wash basin. The employee has been removed.”
*** ONO POKE SHOP
2320 North Miami AVE.
Closed on 5/3/22
11 violations found
“Raw sewage on the foundation grounds. The observed drainage under the 3-compartment sump was clogged causing wastewater to flow onto the floor.”
“The plumbing system is in poor condition. Stagnant water under the 3-room sink.”
“The certified food manager or responsible person lacks knowledge of foodborne illnesses and symptoms of illness that may prevent the employee from working with food, cleaning equipment and utensils, and individual service items.”
“No chemical test kit provided when disinfectant is used in a three-section washer/sink or wiping cloth. **Repeat Violation**.”
“There is no evidence of the required state-approved personnel training provided to any employees.”
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