Maricopa County, AZ
*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----PIC not certified and unable to describe food safety knowledge concerning reportable diseases and illnesses. Provided PIC with information about food safety. Priority Foundation-2-103.11 (A)-(O), Pf: Person-In-Charge-Duties; Performs Assigned Duties-----Establishment has 6 food handler card/certification out of 25 employees. The person in charge of a food establishment shall ensure food employee(s) are trained on foodborne disease prevention in accordance with Chapter VIII, Section 2 of the Maricopa County Environmental Health Code, within 30 days of performing any food employee activity
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Hands clean & properly washed
PRIORITY VIOLATION-2-301.14, P: When to Wash----Employee handling personal phone and ear phones then went to handle clean equipment and food items without washing hands. Employee was asked to wash hands and did so. Ensure that employees wash hands after engaging in activities that may contaminate hands.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Time as a public health control: procedures & record
Priority Foundation-3-501.19 (A1, B2, C2-3), Pf: Time as a Public Health Control; Documentation----Prepped pizzas on speed racks without set discard times. Employee stated that items were prepped about thirty minutes prior and provided discard times. The FOOD shall be marked or otherwise identified to indicate the time of discard following internal policies not to exceed four hours.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Insects, rodents, & animals not present; no unauthorized persons
Priority Foundation-6-501.111 (C), Pf: Controlling Pests; Approved Trapping Methods/Existence----Multiple flies and roaches present in prep and ware wash areas. Ensure that pest control is properly performed.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Single-use & single-service articles: properly stored and used
Core-4-903.12, C: Prohibitions; Single-Use/Single-Service Items----Open pizza boxes stored under fan with extreme dust and dirt hanging off of it in prep area. Manager stated that fan would be relocated. Ensure that EQUIPMENT and UTENSILS, laundered LINENS, and SINGLE-SERVICE and SINGLE-USE ARTICLES are stored: (1) In a clean, dry location; (2) Where they are not exposed to splash, dust, or other contamination
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Non-food contact surfaces clean
Core-4-601.11, C: Equipment, Food-Contact Surfaces, Nonfood-Contact Surfaces, and Utensils----Shelves used to hold clean equipment in warewash area with excessive soil residue present. Ensure that Equipment is cleaned frequently enough to preclude accumulation of soil residues.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Inspection Comments

This inspection was conducted as a result of a citizen's complaint (CC-16-16226). Violations noted on this report support the allegations made in the complaint. This establishment received a(n) D Grade and had 1 Priority, 4 Priority Foundation and 2 Core violations on this inspection. Gave manager certified food manager and food service worker information. 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.