Maricopa County, AZ

La Hacienda Child Care Center

Permit ID: FD-03554

Permit Type: Daycare Food Service

14506 Alto St El Mirage 85335

*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
Approved thawing methods used
Core-3-501.13, C: Thawing Observed package of raw beef thawing at room temperature in 3-compartment sink. Advised person in charge (PIC) that time/temperature control for safety (TCS) foods can only be safely thawed under refrigeration, in a container submerged under running cold water, thawing as part of the cooking process, or thawed in the microwave then immediately cooked. Employee placed the raw beef in the refrigerator to safely finish thawing. Advised PIC to ensure 3-compartment sink is washed, rinsed, and sanitized before washing dishware.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Wiping cloths; properly used & stored
Core-3-304.14, C: Wiping Cloths, Use Limitation Observed quaternary ammonia sanitizer concentration in bucket on prep table less than 200ppm. Advised person in charge (PIC) that quaternary ammonia sanitizer concentration shall be between 200-400ppm. PIC emptied and refilled the sanitizer bucket then verified proper sanitizer concentration with sanitizer test strips.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) A Grade and had 0 Priority, 0 Priority Foundation and 2 Core violations on this inspection. Inspection rights verbally reviewed with person in charge, Veronica S. Kitchen uses an electric skillet to cook meats and other foods, but does not have ventilation hood. Advised person in charge (PIC) that a ventilation hood is required when preparing grease laden foods to remove cooking exhaust which contributes to grease condensation. Recommended using an enclosed cooking system which traps condensation of grease laden foods. Discussed when to wash hands procedures. No County legal action will result from this inspection. Emailed inspection report.

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.