Maricopa County, AZ

Smashburger No 1396

Permit ID: FD-37042

Permit Type: E & D

2000 E Rio Salado Pkwy Space 1064 Tempe 85281

*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
Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
PRIORITY VIOLATION-4-501.114, P: Manual and Mechanical Warewashing Equipment, Chemical Sanitization- Temperature, pH, Concentration and Hardness---Found dishwasher dispensing 0 ppm chlorine at time of inspection. Per PIC, dishes had been washed earlier that morning. Upon further inspection, sanitizer bucket responsible for dispensing chlorine to the machine was found empty. PIC replaced chlorine sanitizer at time of inspection and ran the dish machine until food contact surfaces were sanitized between 50-100 ppm chlorine. Priority Foundation-4-601.11(A), Pf: Equipment, Food-Contact Surfaces, Nonfood-Contact Surfaces, and Utensils--- Found tomato slicer food contact surfaces stored in the clean utensil storage area with large pieces of dried food debris from previous uses. PIC will remove dirty utensils to be washed, rinsed, and sanitized before future use.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Proper cooking time & temperatures
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-401.11, P: Raw Animal Foods-Cooking---Observed cook take the internal temperature of a piece of chicken cooked from a raw state while still on the grill top, remove chicken with spatula, and immediately place on a bun intended for a consumer order. Chicken product internal temperature was 157 degrees F with inspector probe thermometer. Chicken must be cooked to 165 degrees F in all parts for 15 seconds. Employee discarded bun and placed chicken product back on the grill top until it was cooked to 165 degrees F.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Sewage & waste water properly disposed
PRIORITY VIOLATION-5-402.13, P: Conveying Sewage---Floor drain in between the walk-in refrigerator and walk-in freezer in the back of the kitchen clogged with sewage even with the floor level at time of inspection. Per PIC, grease mixture had spilled into the floor drain three days ago causing the floor drain to fill with the mixture. Mixture was not running out on to the floor at time of inspection and all other drains were clear. The clogged drain is not normally used or has water run down it. PIC called a plumber at time of inspection to get the drain cleared. Re-inspection required.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) D Grade and had 3 Priority, 1 Priority Foundation and 0 Core violations on this inspection. Re-inspection required. Inspected with badge #277. Provided and reviewed FDA "Employee Health and Hygiene Handbook" and "Big 6" at time of inspection. No County legal action will 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.