Maricopa County, AZ

Taquitos Jalisco Mexican Food

Permit ID: FD-07991

Permit Type: E & D

1052 W Broadway Rd Mesa 85202

*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----------Observed various TCS foods inside walk-in cooler between 53 *F and 57 *F. Based on conversation with employees, the walk-in was holding warmer than usual, between 41 *F and 43 *F or 44 *F. HVAC repair person was on-site and had the walk-in cooler switched off between 1 and 1.5 hours prior to inspection to replace a part in the cooling unit. Walk-in was switched on at time of inspection. No internal food temperatures were recorded the morning of the repair and walk-in cooler was still holding at 49 *F 1 hour after being switched back on. Because of these reasons, all TCS Ready-to-eat foods inside the walk-in cooler were embargoed at the time of inspection. Paper embargo forms were provided due to quantity. Observed Temperatures of TCS foods inside prep table holding between 56 *F and 59 *F in both the top and bottom of the unit. Person in charge discarded TCS foods at the time of inspection.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
Priority Foundation-4-301.11, Pf: Cooling, Heating, and Holding Capacities-Equipment-------Observed walk-in cooler holding at 55 *F at the time of inspection after being switched off for 1 to 1.5 hours for repairs. Unit was holding at 49 *F 1 hour after being turned on. Re-inspection required on 6/27/17. Observed prep table holding at 60 *F at the time of inspection. Person in charge will have HVAC repair unit prior to re-inspection on 6/27/17.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Sewage & waste water properly disposed
PRIORITY VIOLATION-5-402.13, P: Conveying Sewage---------Observed sewage bubbling up through grease trap when 3 compartment sink is drained, causing water to flow along the side of the establishment. Person in charge will have plumber repair prior to re-inspection on 6/27/17
Correct Prior To Reinspection
An Imminent Health Hazard is Present
Immediate suspension due to inadequate refrigeration and improper sewage disposal. Walk-in cooler had been repaired prior to inspection and was off for 1 to 1.5 hours. Temperature of food inside walk-in was between 53 *F and 57 *F. Walk-in cooler was down to 49 *F at the end of inspection. Prep table was found holding at 60 *F and TCS foods inside the prep table, top and bottom, were between 57 *F and 59 *F. Re-inspection required on 6/27/17 to lift suspension. Refer to violation #20, #31 and 50 for complete details.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Inspection Comments

Maricopa County policy requires suspension of the operating permit of businesses with serious conditions constituting an imminent public health threat. Your permit is hereby suspended. If desired, you may request a hearing within 15 days. When violations are corrected call this office for a reinspection to reinstate your operating permit. If violations are not corrected or if a hearing is not requested within 25 days, your operating permit will be revoked. Due to the violations noted on this inspection report, County legal action may 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.