Maricopa County, AZ

V F W Post No 720

Permit ID: FD-01018

Permit Type: E & D

4853 E Thomas Rd Phoenix 85018

*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 Noted no current Certified Food Manager on staff - current certification has expired, and priority violations occurred during inspection. At least one employee must obtain a Certified Food Protection Manager license within 90 days, and keep onsite for verification.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Adequate hand washing facilities supplied & accessible
Priority Foundation-6-301.11, Pf: Handwashing Cleanser, Availability Noted no soap available at hand washing sink at bar. Employees provided soap at time of inspection. Ensure soap and paper towels are provided at all times.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Food obtained from approved source
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-201.11 (A-B), P: Compliance with Food Law; Approved Source Noted several large bags of pasta salad in walk-in cooler that were prepared from home for Labor Day potluck, per employee. Items were discarded at time of inspection. Only foods from approved source may be kept in establishment ( no foods prepared from home).
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Food in good condition safe, & unadulterated
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-101.11, P: Safe, Unadulterated and Honestly Presented Noted multiple food items ( bread, rolls, herbs, lettuce, sauces, cherries, potatoes) extremely moldy with organic growth, and in various states of decay in walk-in cooler. Per employee, kitchen has not been used in several months. Items were all discarded at time of inspection, and reviewed proper maintenance and discarding of products.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Toxic substances properly identified, stored, and used
PRIORITY VIOLATION-7-201.11, P: Separation-Storage Noted bottle of Windex stored in bar station, directly next to ice scoop, ice, and various bottles and cans for service. Bottle was removed at time of inspection. Store all toxic materials properly to prevent potential contamination.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) D Grade and had 3 Priority, 2 Priority Foundation and 0 Core violations on this inspection. 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.