Maricopa County, AZ

Tempe Elks Lodge No 2251

Permit ID: FD-01885

Permit Type: E & D

2320 S Hardy Dr Tempe 85282

*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
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.>>>>>Observed milk and cream stored in the chest refrigerator at the bar, closest to the bar entrance, with internal temperatures of 51*F. PIC stated the foods had been in the unit overnight and were embargoed and voluntarily discarded. Except during preparation, cooking, cooling, or when time is used as a control all TCS food to be maintained at 41°F or less. *Of Note* The refrigerator itself where the foods were located was observed to have a minimum ambient air temperature of 51*F during this inspection. PIC stated they were going to decommission and remove the unit.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Physical facilities installed, maintained, & clean
Core-6-501.11, C: Repairing-Premises, Structures, Attachments, and Fixtures-Methods>>>>>Observed the ceiling tiles in the kitchen to be collecting an accumulation of dust. Ceiling tiles were also observed to be discolored in some areas as well. Please repair or replace tiles as needed to maintain a smooth & easily cleanable surface prior to next routine inspection.
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 (Mary C.) and delivered a copy of their inspection rights with the inspection report. This establishment received a B Grade and had 1 Priority, 0 Priority Foundation and 2 Core violations on this inspection. No County legal action will result from this inspection. 2-102.12(A), C – Certified Food Protection Manager - No employee with supervisory and management responsibility with the authority to direct and control food preparation that is deemed a certified food protection manager. - PIC stated they would obtain their Food Manager Certification prior to next routine 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.