Maricopa County, AZ

Gus NY Pizza & Lounge

Permit ID: FD-16243

Permit Type: E & D

7333 E Shoeman Ln Scottsdale 85251

*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-6-301.11, Pf: Handwashing Cleanser, Availability***No hand cleanser at front hand wash sink. Mgr provided soap at time of inspection.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Food in good condition safe, & unadulterated
Priority Foundation-3-202.15, Pf: Package Integrity***Six cans (~40 lbs), of olives, pineapples and tomato sauce dented on rims of cans. Mgr removed cans from shelf and marked them "return to vendor".
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Time as a public health control: procedures & record
Priority Foundation-3-501.19 (A1, B2, C2-3), Pf: Time as a Public Health Control; Documentation***Pizzas not marked with discard time. Mgr marked pizzas with discard time at time of inspection.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Toxic substances properly identified, stored, and used
PRIORITY VIOLATION-7-201.11, P: Separation-Storage***Two cans of paint stored on food shelf next to bag a sugar. Mgr removed the cans of paint from food shelf. Priority Foundation-7-102.11, Pf: Common Name-Working Containers***By Pizza display chemical spray bottle not labeled. Mgr labeled chemical spray bottle.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Food properly labeled, original container
Core-3-302.12, C: Food Storage Containers Identified with Common Name of Food***Bulk containers of salt and sugar not labeled.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Insects, rodents, & animals not present; no unauthorized persons
Priority Foundation-6-501.111 (C), Pf: Controlling Pests; Approved Trapping Methods/Existence***Flies observed in kitchen. Remove flies from kitchen. Core-6-202.15, C: Outer Openings, Protected***Back door entrance has a screen that is torn which allows for an opening for insects. Repair back screen door.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display
Core-3-307.11, C: Miscellaneous Sources of Contamination***1) Bag of flour not sealed in dry food storage area. Seal bag of flour. 2) Soda bottles stored in ice in ice machine. Remove soda bottles from inside of ice machine. 3) Containers of food stored on floor in walk-in cooler. Store food off the walk-in cooler floor.
Personal cleanliness
Core-2-402.11 , C: Effectiveness-Hair Restraints***Pizza Chef long hair is unrestrained. Pizza Chef restrained her hair at time of inspection.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Utensils, equipment & linens: properly stored, dried, & handled
Core-4-903.11(A), (B) and (D) , C: Equipment, Utensils, Linens and Single-Service and Single-Use Articles-Storing; Utensils, Equipment and Linens***Two large cutting boards are stored at back splash guard at ware washing sink. Store cutting boards on shelving.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed, & used
Core-4-202.16, C: Nonfood-Contact Surfaces*** In walk-in cooler a brick is used as a shelf to store containers. Brick is not cleanable. Removed brick from premises.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained, & used; test strips
Priority Foundation-4-302.14, Pf: Sanitizing Solutions, Testing Devices***No chlorine test kit available. Provide chemical test kit by re-inspection.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Non-food contact surfaces clean
Core-4-601.11, C: Equipment, Food-Contact Surfaces, Nonfood-Contact Surfaces, and Utensils***Though out establishment equipment, shelving and counters are soiled. In walk-in cooler ceiling and fans are soiled. Clean ceiling and fans in walk-in cooler.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
Core-5-205.15 (B), C: System Maintained in Good Repair; Maintained***1)Hand wash sink is draining slowly. Unclog slow drain. 2) Floor drain at hand wash sink is missing a grate. Install grate a floor drain.
Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned
Core-5-501.17, C: Toilet Room Receptacle, Covered***No covered receptacle in women's restroom. Provide covered receptacle in women's restroom.
Physical facilities installed, maintained, & clean
Core-6-501.12, C: Cleaning, Frequency and Restrictions***Floor under equipment is soiled. Clean floor under equipment.Core-6-201.13, C: Floor and Wall Junctures, Coved, and Enclosed or Sealed***Coving is missing in sections through out establishment. Install coving in sections that are missing the coving. Core-6-201.11, C: Floors, Walls and Ceilings-Cleanability***Floor in dry storage area has been stripped and is not easily cleanable. Refinish floor in dry storage area.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
Core-6-303.11, C: Intensity-Lighting***Lighting in dough making room is insufficient. Increase lighting in dough making room.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a D Grade and had 1 Priority, 6 Priority Foundation and 12 Core violations on this inspection. No County legal action will result from this inspection. There is no sanitizer available at time of inspection. Mgr obtained chlorine sanitizer by end of 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.