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 all 4 buckets of wiping cloth sanitizer solution in the dining room of this establishment to have no measurable amount of chlorine sanitizer during this inspection. PIC directed an employee to remove all the buckets and re-make them with a properly concentrated sanitizer solution. Wiping cloths shall always be kept in an approved and properly concentrated sanitizer solution.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained
Core-5-501.115, C: Maintaining Refuse Areas and Enclosures>>>>>Observed an accumulation of kitty litter and grease on the ground around the grease disposal area used by the establishment in the back parking lot. PIC stated the area in question would be cleaned as soon as possible. Refuse storage areas and enclosures shall be maintained free of unnecessary items and clean.
Correct Prior To Next Routine 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 (Paulina V.) and delivered a copy of their inspection rights 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. Discussed facilities maintenance and repairs with the PIC during 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.