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
Physical facilities installed, maintained, & clean
Core-6-501.11, C: Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments, and Fixtures-Methods>>>>>Observed several areas throughout the kitchen (on main cooking line, in the walk in refrigerator & at the dishwashing area) where the floor tiles are in disrepair or missing altogether. Also observed the baseboards & wall behind the dishwashing machine to be in disrepair. Please address & repair all areas in question prior to next routine inspection. Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection Core-6-501.12, C: Cleaning, Frequency and Restrictions>>>>>Observed a collection of dust on the coils on the walk in refrigerator fans. PIC stated they would be cleaned. Physical facilities shall be maintained in clean condition and good repair.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Inspection Comments

Due to COVID-19 concerns a signature was not obtained from the operator during this inspection. The inspector verbally reviewed the establishment's inspection rights with the person in charge (Julia K.) 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. Inspector recommends installing a dedicated handwashing sink in the ware washing area in the kitchen of this establishment. Discussed when-to-wash scenarios, chemical labeling as well as cross contamination criteria 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.