Maricopa County, AZ

Rositas Restaurant

Permit ID: FD-01203

Permit Type: E & D

960 W University Dr Suite 107 Tempe 85281

*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
Food separated & protected
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-302.11 (A1-2), P: Packaged and Unpackaged Food-Separation, Packaging, and Segregation; Protection From Cross Contamination. For a permanent fix to this violation, check out these simple tools in our Active Managerial Control Toolbox, made especially for you.>>>>>>Observed a package of ground raw meat stored above whole raw pork in the walk in refrigerator. No visible contamination was present on the pork. PIC moved the foods to their correct storage areas with the ground meat beneath the whole pork meat. Raw animal foods shall be separated from each other during storage, preparation, holding and display by using separate equipment for each type, arranging each type of food in equipment so that cross contamination is prevented, and preparing each type of food at different times or in different areas.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Toxic substances properly identified, stored, and used
Priority Foundation-7-102.11, Pf: Common Name-Working Containers>>>>>Observed two spray bottles stored underneath the counter near the dishwashing station with no labels on them. The PIC stated one was glass cleaner and one was degreaser. PIC immediately labeled the containers with their correct name. Working containers used for storing poisonous or toxic materials such as cleaners and sanitizers taken from bulk supplies shall be clearly and individually identified with the common name of the material.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained
Core-5-501.115, C: Maintaining Refuse Areas and Enclosures>>>>>Observed a buildup of grease on the ground surrounding the grease disposal area behind the establishment. PIC stated they would clean it up and dispose of the waste properly. Storage areas, enclosures, and receptacles for refuse, recyclables, and returnables shall be maintained in good repair.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Physical facilities installed, maintained, & clean
Core-6-501.11, C: Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments, and Fixtures-Methods>>>>>Observed a hole in the wall behind the 3 compartment sink in the dishwashing area as well as many missing/ broken floor tiles throughout the establishment. PIC stated they had a leak that had caused the damage and would start repairs as soon as possible. Always maintain physical facilities in clean condition and good repair.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a B Grade and had 1 Priority, 1 Priority Foundation and 2 Core violations on this inspection. No County legal action will result from this inspection. Discussed consumer advisory menu updates with the PIC during the inspection. R.S. #774 was present during the inspection. Inspection report delivered via email.

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.