Maricopa County, AZ
*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-5-205.11, Pf: Using a Handwashing Sink-Operation and Maintenance: Handwashing sink at the bar was obscured with a box of empty beer bottles. Keep handwashing sinks accessible at all times. Priority Foundation-6-301.11, Pf: Handwashing Cleanser, Availability: Handwashing sink at the bar was not supplied with soap or paper towels. Keep stocked to facilitate proper handwashing.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
Core-4-602.11 (E), C: Equipment Food-Contact Surfaces and Utensils-Frequency; Non-TCS: Soda gun at the bar had the presence of residues. Employee cleaned immediately.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Proper date marking & disposition
Priority Foundation-3-501.17, Pf: Ready-To-Eat Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food - Date Marking: Open Gallon of milk was not properly labeled with the date that it was opened. Requested that employee date mark.
Correct Prior To Reinspection
Toxic substances properly identified, stored, and used
Priority Foundation-7-202.11, Pf: Restriction-Presence and Use: Can of spray pesticide was encountered in the storage cabinet in the men's restroom. The use of unapproved pesticides by and approved applicator is not permitted. Can was discarded.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) D Grade and had 0 Priority, 4 Priority Foundation and 1 Core violations on this inspection. Establishment is conducting operations above and beyond the permitted scope of their permit. Establishment is cooking from raw, and conducting extensive preparation including cooking raw ground beef for tacos, hot holding, dicing tomatoes, and cutting lettuce. To continue these operations a proper permit must be applied for. Due to the observations noted on this inspection report, County legal action may 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.