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.
Grade
Priority Violation *
Cutting Edge Participant
B
1

Violation Description

Violation Comments

Correct By
14
Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
Core-4-602.11 (E), C: Equipment Food-Contact Surfaces and Utensils-Frequency; Non-TCS. For a permanent fix to this violation, check out these simple tools in our Active Managerial Control Toolbox, made especially for you. https://www.maricopa.gov/4574/AMC-Toolbox---Food-Contact-Surfaces.--Ice machine deflector had organic debris, PIC was advised to clean to sight and touch.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
20
Proper cold holding temperatures
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-501.16(A)(2) and (B), P: Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding. For a permanent fix to this violation, check out these simple tools in our Active Managerial Control Toolbox, made especially for you. https://www.maricopa.gov/4576/AMC-Toolbox---Cold-Holding.--In the cold holding unit at the front there was several containers of red salsa made with diced tomatoes at 50-52*F. PIC stated that the containers had been in the unit ranging from 2 hours to approximately 4 days. PIC was advised to keep salsas at 41*F or below. PIC discarded the 4 day old salsas and placed the 2 hour salsa back in the walk in cooler to cool down to 41*F. PIC was recommended to hold the salsas in ice going forward.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
53
Physical facilities installed, maintained, & clean
Core-6-501.11, C: Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments, and Fixtures-Methods--There are tiles missing in the walk in cooler, PIC was advised to replace. The dump sink drainage pipe in the dishwashing area does not have a 1" air gap to the floor drain, PIC was advised to adjust.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) B Grade and had 1 Priority, 0 Priority Foundation and 2 Core violations on this inspection. Melaney M. verbally acknowledged the inspection rights. No County legal action will result from this inspection. The inspection report was emailed and verified received at time of inspection.


Definitions
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.