Maricopa County, AZ

Smashburger No 1449

Permit ID: FD-40530

Permit Type: E & D

1335 S Alma School Rd Suite 103 Mesa 85210

*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
04
Proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use
Core-2-401.11, C: Eating, Drinking, or Using Tobacco-----Observed half eaten pastry stored above food prep table where employee was cutting and preparing lettuce. Discussed approved food storage areas and approved areas for eating. PIC discarded pastry at the time of inspection. Discussed importance of proper employee food storage and eating with the PIC.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
06
Hands clean & properly washed
PRIORITY VIOLATION-2-301.12, P: Cleaning Procedure-----Observed employee wash hands for less than 10 seconds prior to beginning food prep. Discussed proper hand washing with the PIC and proper hand washing procedures with the PIC. Employee rewashed hands for the required 20 seconds at the time of inspection. Discussed the importance of proper hand washing with the PIC. PRIORITY VIOLATION-2-301.14, P: When to Wash-----Observed employee directly handle raw ground beef, then touch hat and glasses, and then proceed to assemble cooked burgers by handling buns, lettuce, tomato, and various other RTE foods without washing hands. Discussed proper hand washing with the PIC and when hand washing is required. Employee washed hands at the time of inspection. Discussed the importance of proper hand washing with the PIC.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
14
Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
PRIORITY VIOLATION-4-702.11, P: Cleaned and Sanitized Before Use After Cleaning-----Observed establishment wash knife with soap and rinse with water and store clean without sanitizing. Per PIC, establishment does not use dishwasher to clean knives and therefore washes knives by hand. Discussed manual warewashing procedures with the PIC. Establishment must wash, rinse, and submerge food contact surfaces (knives) in sanitizer for the required contact times whenever manual warewashing. Discussed the importance of sanitizing all food contact surfaces.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) D Grade and had 3 Priority, 0 Priority Foundation and 1 Core violations on this inspection. No County legal action will result from this inspection. OF NOTE: Discussed storage of foods to prevent cross contamination and requirements for protecting RTE foods available for consumer self service from contamination by consumers.


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.