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.
Grade
Priority Violation *
Cutting Edge Participant
B
1

Violation Description

Violation Comments

Correct By
07
No bare hand contact with RTE foods or approved alternate method properly followed
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-301.11, P: Preventing Contamination from Hands; Bare Hand Contact with Ready to Eat Foods. 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/4573/AMC-Toolbox---Handwashing. ------ Observed an employee preparing RTE lettuce for BLT sandwiches with their bare hands. Discussed that bare hands should not come in contact with ready to eat foods that will not undergo another heating process of at least 145*F. Had employee lettuce at the time of inspection. Discussed that barehand contact with ready to eat foods may increase the risk of foodborne illness.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
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. ------- Observed a buildup of an organic substance on the under side of the ice production are in the ice machine. Discussed cleaning at a frequency that prevents buildup. The PIC stated the machine would be washed, rinsed and sanitized as soon as possible.
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. Of note: Discussed 3 compartment setup, sanitizing, and approved sanitizers. Core-2-102.12(A), C: Certified Food Protection Manager ------ No certified food protection manager certificate available on site. The manager stated they had a recent staff change and was in the process of hiring a new kitchen manager. Discussed that a CFM must be available at all time to answer food safety questions for employees. Discussed having a certified food manager on staff prior to the next routine inspection. Notice of Inspections Rights were verbally reviewed with the person in charge, Bill F. A copy of the report was printed and given to the person in charge. No County legal action will result from this 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.