Maricopa County, AZ

Giordano's Trattoria Romana

Permit ID: FD-08764

Permit Type: E & D

7275 E Easy St Carefree 85377

*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
Not Participating
2

Violation Description

Violation Comments

Correct By
06
Hands clean & properly washed
PRIORITY VIOLATION-2-301.14, P: When to Wash. 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. .............At warewashing machine, employee handled dirty dishware then handled clean dishware without a proper handwash in between each task. Instructed employee on proper handwashing when switching between dirty and clean dishware to prevent contamination. FOOD EMPLOYEES shall clean their hands and exposed portions of their arms as specified under § 2-301.12 immediately before engaging in FOOD preparation including working with exposed FOOD, clean EQUIPMENT and UTENSILS, and unwrapped SINGLE-SERVICE and SINGLE-USE ARTICLES and: (A) After touching bare human body parts other than clean hands and clean, exposed portions of arms; (B) After using the toilet room; (C) After caring for or handling SERVICE ANIMALS or aquatic animals as specified in ¶ 2-403.11(B); (D) Except as specified in ¶ 2-401.11(B), after coughing, sneezing, using a handkerchief or disposable tissue, using tobacco, eating, or drinking; (E) After handling soiled EQUIPMENT or UTENSILS; (F) During FOOD preparation, as often as necessary to remove soil and contamination and to prevent cross contamination when changing tasks; (G) When switching between working with raw FOOD and working with READY-TO-EAT FOOD; (H) Before donning gloves to initiate a task that involves working with FOOD; and (I) After engaging in other activities that contaminate the hands.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
20
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. https://www.maricopa.gov/4576/AMC-Toolbox---Cold-Holding. ............On cook line, assorted shellfish (mussels, clams) and octopus with internal temperatures of 54*F-65*F. Per employees, assorted seafood was out of cold holding <1 hour. Recommended ice baths for seafood containers or addition of ice to seafood for proper cold holding temperatures. Maintain TCS (time/ temperature control for food safety) foods at a cold holding temperature of 41*F or less at all times.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
31
Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
Core-3-501.15 (B), C: Cooling Methods; Cooling containers. 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/4617/AMC-Toolbox---Cooling. .........In 3-door reach in refrigerator, cut lettuce/ 55*F prepared and stored in covered containers. Lettuce was partially uncovered to continue the cooling process. Discussed proper cooling methods with employees. (B) When placed in cooling or cold holding EQUIPMENT, FOOD containers in which FOOD is being cooled shall be: (1) Arranged in the EQUIPMENT to provide maximum heat transfer through the container walls; and (2) Loosely covered, or uncovered if protected from overhead contamination, as specified under Subparagraph 3-305.11(A)(2), during the cooling period to facilitate heat transfer from the surface of the FOOD. (A) Cooling shall be accomplished in accordance with the time and temperature criteria specified under § 3-501.14 by using one or more of the following methods based on the type of FOOD being cooled: (1) Placing the FOOD in shallow pans; (2) Separating the FOOD into smaller or thinner portions; (3)Using rapid cooling EQUIPMENT; (4) Stirring the FOOD in a container placed in an ice water bath; (5) Using containers that facilitate heat transfer; (6) Adding ice as an ingredient; or (7) Other effective methods.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
41
In-use utensils: properly used
Core-3-304.12 , C: In-Use Utensils, Between-Use Storage ............On cook line, two separate containers with in use utensils stored in water with temperatures of 90*F and 77*F. Instructed employee to provide water >135*F or discard water and store utensils in clean container. Discussed proper storage of in use utensils in between uses.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment is not participating in the award program at this time and had 2 Priority, 0 Priority Foundation and 2 Core Violations on this inspection. Provided Maricopa County handouts for food borne diseases/symptoms and cleaning d/v accidents. A pattern of non-compliance is developing for Priority violation #6, 2-301.14, which has been noted during this inspection. An Active Managerial Control Intervention Visit was discussed with the person in charge. Failure to correct repeat violations may result in legal action. Reviewed with manager: cleaning of ice machine. Person in charge consented to inspection and reviewed inspections rights with person in charge: Adele G. Routine inspection report was emailed to person in charge at establishment. Inspection report confirmed received. 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.