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
Wiping cloths; properly used & stored
Core-3-304.14, C: Wiping Cloths, Use Limitation>>>>>Observed the wiping cloth sanitizer solution buckets used by the establishment to be measuring 0ppm of chlorine sanitizer. And employee remade the sanitizer solution to bring it to the proper concentration. Always maintain proper sanitizer solution concentrations.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Utensils, equipment & linens: properly stored, dried, & handled
Core-4-901.11, C: Equipment and Utensils, Air-Drying Required>>>>>Observed several pans stacked and stored as clean that were still wet. PIC removed the pans to allow them to air dry. Clean dishes shall always be adequately air dried after washing, rinsing and sanitizing.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

Due to COVID-19 concerns a signature was not obtained from the operator during this routine inspection. The inspector verbally reviewed the establishment's inspection rights with the person in charge (Charlie K.) and delivered a copy of their inspection rights in an email with the inspection report. This establishment received an A Grade and had 0 Priority, 0 Priority Foundation and 2 Core violations on this inspection. No County legal action will result from this 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.