Maricopa County, AZ

Alberto Ristorante

Permit ID: FD-18678

Permit Type: E & D

7171 E Cave Creek Rd 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
1

Violation Description

Violation Comments

Correct By
14
Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
PRIORITY VIOLATION-4-501.114, P: Manual and Mechanical Warewashing Equipment, Chemical Sanitization- Temperature, pH, Concentration and Hardness. 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/4574/AMC-Toolbox---Food-Contact-Surfaces. .........At warewashing machine, at food contact surfaces, no readable chlorine sanitizer at food contact surfaces. Warewashing machine was primed at time of inspection. Chlorine sanitizer with a concentration of 50-100ppm after machine was primed.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
21
Proper date marking & disposition
Priority Foundation-3-501.17, Pf: Ready-To-Eat Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food - Date Marking. 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/4125/Food-SafetyOperator-Resources. ...........Throughout kitchen, in bottom portion of prep table cooler and in walk in cooler, various TCS foods (cooked meats, lasagna, cooked sausages, garlic/ oil mixture) without proper date mark. Per employee, TCS foods were prepared 3 days ago. Instructed employee to date mark TCS foods if kept in establishment >24 hours after preparation. Discussed the importance of proper date marking with employees. (A) Except when PACKAGING FOOD using a REDUCED OXYGEN PACKAGING method as specified under § 3-502.12, and except as specified in ¶¶ (E) and (F) of this section, refrigerated, READY-TO -EAT, TIME/TEMPERATURE CONTROL FOR SAFETY FOOD prepared and held in a FOOD ESTABLISHMENT for more than 24 hours shall be clearly marked to indicate the date or day by which the FOOD shall be consumed on the PREMISES, sold, or discarded when held at a temperature of 5ºC (41ºF) or less for a maximum of 7 days. The day of preparation shall be counted as Day 1.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
46
Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained, & used; test strips
Priority Foundation-4-302.14, Pf: Sanitizing Solutions, Testing Devices. 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/4574/AMC-Toolbox---Food-Contact-Surfaces. ........No chlorine test strips available for monitoring of sanitizer solution. Provide and maintain chlorine test strips at all time in establishment.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment is not participating in the award program at this time and had 1 Priority, 2 Priority Foundation and 1 Core Violations on this inspection. A pattern of non-compliance is developing for Priority violation #14, 4-501.114, 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. Core-2-102.12(A), C: Certified Food Protection Manager .......No certified food protection manager at establishment. Provide and maintain copy of food manager certification at establishment at all times. (A) At least one EMPLOYEE that has supervisory and management responsibility and the authority to direct and control FOOD preparation and service shall be a certified FOOD protection manager who has shown proficiency of required information through passing a test that is part of an ACCREDITED PROGRAM (2nd Consecutive Violation). Person in charge consented to inspection and reviewed inspections rights with person in charge: Alberto L. Routine inspection report was emailed to and Inspection Review Notice was handed 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.