Maricopa County, AZ


Permit ID: FD-02268

Permit Type: E & D

1755 E Broadway Rd 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. ------ In the vegetable prep cooler on the line, observed an ambient air temperature of 50*F when measured with a min/max thermometer. In the cooler, observed sliced tomatoes between 50-52*F and sliced lettuce at 52*F when measured with a probe thermometer. Except during preparation, cooking, cooling, or when time is used as a control all TCS foods are to be maintained at 41°F or less. The manager stated the lettuce and tomatoes had been in the cooler since the night before. Since both foods had been out of temperature for longer than 4 hours, the manager voluntarily discarded the tomatoes and lettuce (see embargo). The manager stated that their refrigeration repair company had been contacted and would service the unit today. Discussed utilizing an ice bath for and TCS foods in the cooler or storing them in other units until the prep cooler is capable of maintaining TCS food temperatures at/below 41*F.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained
Core-5-501.115, C: Maintaining Refuse Areas and Enclosures>>>>>Observed a large accumulation of grease on the ground in the outside refuse area. PIC stated they have contacted their grease disposal company multiple times to replace the bin and that it would be cleaned as soon as possible. Always maintain refuse areas and enclosures in clean condition and good repair to discourage pest activity, foul odors, etc.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) B Grade and had 1 Priority, 0 Priority Foundation and 1 Core violations on this inspection. The 72 hour Did You Know form was provided and the Notice of Inspections Rights were verbally reviewed with manager, Blaine W. A copy of the report was emailed to the manager. No County legal action will result from this inspection.

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.