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*PRIORITY VIOLATION is a major violation that directly contributes to increasing the risk of foodborne illness or injury.
NA means not available. See detailed inspection reports for additional information.

Priority Violation *
Cutting Edge Participant
Violation Description
Violation Comments
Correct By
Certification by accredited program, compliance with Code, or correct responses
Priority Foundation-2-102.11(A), B) and (C)(1), (4)-(16), Pf: Demonstration; Demonstration of Knowledge - No manager onsite or available by phone during inspection. Also no proof of manager certification available at time of inspection. Complete food manager certification with an accredited program or provide existing certification records by next routine inspection.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Hands clean & properly washed
PRIORITY VIOLATION-2-301.12, P: Cleaning Procedure - Bartender was outside of establishment and upon reentering washed their hands for about 4 seconds and then dried hands on a nearby single-use cloth towel. Employee re-washed hands properly and dried with nearby disposable paper towels. Review hand washing procedures with employees.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
PRIORITY VIOLATION-4-501.114, P: Manual and Mechanical Warewashing Equipment, Chemical Sanitization- Temperature, pH, Concentration and Hardness - Chlorine test strip showed sanitizer levels at 10 ppm or below in 3 compartment sanitize basin. PIC refilled basin with appropriate levels of sanitizer solution. Ensure proper levels of sanitizer for ware washing in 3 compartment sink by confirming with test strips. Core-4-602.11 (E), C: Equipment Food-Contact Surfaces and Utensils-Frequency; Non-TCS - Dust and dirt build up inside upper area of ice machine. Beverage gun also has build up inside nozzle. Clean food contact surfaces thoroughly and frequently enough to prevent build up of debris.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
PRIORITY VIOLATION-5-205.15 (A), P: System Maintained in Good Repair; According to Law - Mop sink basin cracked and does not drain in to approved plumbing. Mop bucket underneath the basin is acting as a basin. PIC stated they are currently dumping waste water into the street or planter areas outdoors. PIC will repair/replace mop sink within 3 days prior to re-inspection. Waste water shall only be disposed of in an approved plumbing system.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned
Core-5-501.17, C: Toilet Room Receptacle, Covered - Women's restroom has no cover on trash receptacle. Purchase/install a covered trash receptacle prior to next routine inspection.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Physical facilities installed, maintained, & clean
Core-6-501.114, C: Maintaining Premises, Unnecessary Items and Litter - Hot holding units such as crock pots and steam tables near women's restroom. PIC stated the equipment was not used and equipment was just being stored here. Unnecessary equipment to facility operations shall not be stored within the facility. Remove unnecessary equipment from the establishment prior to next routine inspection.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a D Grade and had 3 Priority, 2 Priority Foundation and 2 Core violations on this inspection. Inspection conducted with RS 1119 No County legal action will result from this inspection.


Priority violation is a major violation that directly contributes to increasing the risk of foodborne illness or injury.

e.g. - Food employees do not properly wash hands when required

Priority foundation violation is a minor violation that does not directly contribute to an increased risk of foodborne illness but failure to correct this violation may lead to the occurrence of a priority violation.

e.g.- Hand washing soap and paper towels not available at hand wash sink (may lead directly to food employees not properly washing hands when required)

Core violation is a minor violation that relates to general maintenance and sanitation.

e.g. -No sign reminding employees to wash hands

Verification Visits are inspections of establishments enrolled in the MCESD Cutting Edge Program, which requires an enhanced food safety program and ongoing demonstration of active managerial control. Verification Visit inspections found in compliance with Cutting Edge program requirements receive an “A” grade.

The matrix below has been used to grade food inspections under the voluntary grading system starting on October 14, 2011.

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