Maricopa County, AZ

Circle K Store No 2708596

Permit ID: FD-02464

Permit Type: E & D

1602 E Washington St Phoenix 85034

*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
Adequate hand washing facilities supplied & accessible
Priority Foundation-5-205.11, Pf: Using a Handwashing Sink-Operation and Maintenance... Observed PIC rinsing debris off of tongs for hotdogs in handsink, instructed him to take back to 3 compartment sink for cleaning. Please ensure handsinks are used only for handwashing and kept available at all times.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
PRIORITY VIOLATION-4-702.11, P: Cleaned and Sanitized Before Use After Cleaning... Observed employee scrubbing tongs with soapy rag before rinsing and handing to dry, instructed employee to make sanitizer solution and sanitize utensil before drying and returning to use. Please ensure all food contact equipment and utensils are sanitized after cleaning and before use to prevent contamination of food.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Proper reheating procedures for hot holding
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-403.11, P: Reheating for Hot Holding... Eggs rolls on the hot rollers behind the "still cooking" sign measured 119*-125*F, PIC stated that they were put on over 2 hours prior, had PIC discard egg rolls. PIC thinks he may have forgotten to set the device to "heat" rather than "warm" preventing proper heating. Please ensure foods are heated for hot holding to at least 135*F within 2 hours to prevent bacteria growth.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Toxic substances properly identified, stored, and used
PRIORITY VIOLATION-7-201.11, P: Separation-Storage... Observed cleaning chemicals being stored on shelf above 3 compartment sink, had PIC move chemicals below the sink for storage. Please ensure all cleaning chemicals are stored safely away from food and food contact surfaces to prevent contamination. PRIORITY VIOLATION-7-204.11, P: Sanitizers, Criteria-Chemicals... Observed employee making a quaternary ammonium sanitizer solution to sanitize utensils, solution measured over 400ppm, had employee dilute solution to between 150-300 ppm before use. Please ensure all sanitizer solutions are diluted to safe levels to prevent contamination.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) D Grade and had 4 Priority, 1 Priority Foundation and 0 Core violations on this inspection. No County legal action will result from this inspection. Discussed cleaning around dumpster area and cleaning under soda fountains.

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.