Maricopa County, AZ

Flamingo Palace

Permit ID: FD-10272

Permit Type: E & D

350 E Bell Rd Suite J101 Phoenix 85022

*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
D
3

Violation Description

Violation Comments

Correct By
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... Cooked pork and chicken stored in small reach-in cooler measured between 45-50 degrees F internally, ambient temperature of unit measured 48 degrees F with min/max thermometer. Person in charge (PIC) said items had been moved there from the walk-in about an hour prior, items were moved to working cooler at time. Please ensure all time/temperature controlled for safety (TCS) food items are maintained at 41 degrees F or below when cold holding to prevent rapid bacteria growth.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
26
Toxic substances properly identified, stored, and used
Priority Foundation-7-102.11, Pf: Common Name-Working Containers... Found 3 unlabeled chemical spray bottles throughout establishment, bottles were labeled at time. Please ensure all hazardous cleaning chemicals are clearly labeled.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
31
Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
Priority Foundation-4-301.11, Pf: Cooling, Heating, and Holding Capacities-Equipment. 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... Small reach-in cooler near fryers measured 48 degrees F with min/max thermometer. PIC placed service call at time and all TCS food items were moved to a working cooler. Please ensure all cooling equipment is capable of maintaining 41 degrees F or below to prevent temperature abuse of food.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
41
In-use utensils: properly used
Core-3-304.12 , C: In-Use Utensils, Between-Use Storage... Ice scoop at servers' station being stored in ice bin with handle in contact with ice. Please ensure utensils are stored in a way that will not contaminate food between uses.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
49
Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
PRIORITY VIOLATION-5-205.15 (A), P: System Maintained in Good Repair; According to Law... Outdoor mop sink is completely clogged and full, PIC made service call at time. Please ensure all plumbing systems are maintained in good repair, according to law.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
50
Sewage & waste water properly disposed
PRIORITY VIOLATION-5-402.13, P: Conveying Sewage... Observed employee dumping used mop water into dirt and bushes behind building due to clogged mop sink. Instructed employee to dump into floor drain or toilet until mop sink is repaired. Please ensure used cleaning solutions and sewage are disposed of into a sanitary sewer.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) D Grade and had 3 Priority, 2 Priority Foundation and 1 Core violations on this inspection. No County legal action will result from this inspection. Discussed thermometers, and food contamination from premise. Will re-inspect in 3 calendar days for plumbing repair. Report emailed to operator.


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.