Maricopa County, AZ

Menuderia Guanajuato

Permit ID: FD-45820

Permit Type: E & D

124 S 24th St Phoenix

*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 - hand wash station nearest entrance of kitchen from dining area with substantial amount of ice filling about half of the sink basin. Discussed sink use with PIC. Hand wash stations shall only be used for hand washing.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Proper cold holding temperatures
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-501.16(A)(2) and (B), P: Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding - Cooked red and green salsas made in house, flautas, and sour cream in prep top cooler at 47-52*F. PIC stated the items were placed in the cooler about 9:00 AM today and discarded them. Cooler will not be used to cold hold TCS food items until cooler has been replaced/repaired and shown to hold at 41*F or below. Please ensure all cold held TCS food items are maintained at 41*F or below.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Proper date marking & disposition
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-501.18, P: Ready-To-Eat Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food - Disposition - Red chile and cooked chicken in walk-in cooler date marked 10/17/18 and 10/19/18 respectively. PIC discarded the items. Please review date marks daily and discard TCS food items held longer than 7 days.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Consumer advisory provided for raw or undercooked foods
Priority Foundation-3-603.11, Pf: Consumption of Animal Foods that are Raw, Undercooked, or Not Otherwise Processed to Eliminate Pathogens - Children's menu hamburger item marked with a star noting that it can be made to order. PIC removed stars from children's menus. Please ensure ground meat items on children's menu are not made to order. Also discussed maintaining star stickers on menu noting other items needing consumer advisory.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Toxic substances properly identified, stored, and used
Priority Foundation-7-202.11, Pf: Restriction-Presence and Use - Can of Raid pesticide found in kitchen dry storage area. PIC removed pesticide from facility. Pesticides shall not be stored in a food establishment. Pesticides shall only be administered by a licensed pest control technician.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Insects, rodents, & animals not present; no unauthorized persons
Core-6-501.112, C: Removing Dead or Trapped Birds, Insects, Rodents and other Pest - Multiple expired insects observed throughout establishment. Please remove expired pests from facility regularly.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed, & used
PRIORITY VIOLATION-4-101.11 (A), P: Characteristics-Multiuse; Safe - Plastic "Thank you" bags being used as food storage containers in freezer and in drawer of prep top cooler. PIC will remove the items from the bags and place them in food grade containers. Food storage containers should not allow for the migration of deleterious substances or impart colors, odors, or tastes to food and under normal use conditions shall be safe.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a D Grade and had 3 Priority, 2 Priority Foundation and 2 Core violations on this inspection. A pattern of non-compliance is developing for Priority violation # 21, 3-501.18, which has been noted during this inspection. An Active Managerial Control Intervention Visit was offered to the person in charge. Failure to correct repeat violations may result in legal action. Discussed when and how to wash hands, how to create and maintain proper ice baths for cooling, monitoring of sanitizer concentrations and cold holding, and date marking. Inspection conducted with Spanish Liaison (RS 1197) who can be reached at 602-376-8565 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.