Maricopa County, AZ

Corrado's Cucina Italiana

Permit ID: FD-57700

Permit Type: E & D

100 Easy St 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
2

Violation Description

Violation Comments

Correct By
06
Hands clean & properly washed
PRIORITY VIOLATION-2-301.14, P: When to Wash. 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/4573/AMC-Toolbox---Handwashing. .........Employee returned to kitchen and donned gloves to work with cooking equipment without first washing hands. At warewashing area, employee handling dirty dishware then handling clean dishware without a proper handwash in between tasks. Instructed both employees on proper handwashing. FOOD EMPLOYEES shall clean their hands and exposed portions of their arms as specified under § 2-301.12 immediately before engaging in FOOD preparation including working with exposed FOOD, clean EQUIPMENT and UTENSILS, and unwrapped SINGLE-SERVICE and SINGLE-USE ARTICLES and: (A) After touching bare human body parts other than clean hands and clean, exposed portions of arms; (B) After using the toilet room; (C) After caring for or handling SERVICE ANIMALS or aquatic animals as specified in ¶ 2-403.11(B); (D) Except as specified in ¶ 2-401.11(B), after coughing, sneezing, using a handkerchief or disposable tissue, using tobacco, eating, or drinking; (E) After handling soiled EQUIPMENT or UTENSILS; (F) During FOOD preparation, as often as necessary to remove soil and contamination and to prevent cross contamination when changing tasks; (G) When switching between working with raw FOOD and working with READY-TO-EAT FOOD; (H) Before donning gloves to initiate a task that involves working with FOOD; and (I) After engaging in other activities that contaminate the hands.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
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 main warewashing machine, at food contact surfaces, no readable chlorine sanitizer. After several attempts to prime machine, chlorine sanitizer with a concentration of 50-100ppm. Discussed the importance of checking sanitizer concentration, especially at start of day. Core-4-602.11 (E), C: Equipment Food-Contact Surfaces and Utensils-Frequency; Non-TCS. 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 bar, soda gun with accumulation of dark residue. Instructed employee to clean soda nozzle. Discussed more frequent cleaning of soda nozzle to prevent residue build up.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
27
Compliance with variance, specialized process, & HACCP plan
Priority Foundation-3-502.11, Pf: Variance Requirement. 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/3978/Food-Variances. ..............Establishment reduced oxygen packaging fresh fish. Instructed manager to open all packages of raw fish, both thawing and in the freezer, and discontinue use of reduced oxygen packaging. Only fish that is frozen before, during, and after packaging is allowed to be vacuum packaged. Establishment can use 10K bags for fish if practice were to continue. A FOOD ESTABLISHMENT shall obtain a VARIANCE from the REGULATORY AUTHORITY as specified in § 8-103.10 and under § 8-103.11 before: (D) Packaging TIME/TEMPERATURE CONTROL FOR SAFETY FOOD using a REDUCED OXYGEN PACKAGING method except where the growth of and toxin formation by Clostridium botulinum and the growth of Listeria monocytogenes are controlled as specified under § 3-502.12.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
31
Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
Priority Foundation-3-501.15 (A), Pf: Cooling Methods. 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/4617/AMC-Toolbox---Cooling. ..........In kitchen on speed rack, cooked pasta/ 75*F prepared and cooling at room temperature. Instructed employee to move cooling pasta to reach in cooler or use ice bath to continue the cooling process. Discussed proper cooling methods with employees. (A) Cooling shall be accomplished in accordance with the time and temperature criteria specified under § 3-501.14 by using one or more of the following methods based on the type of FOOD being cooled: (1) Placing the FOOD in shallow pans; (2) Separating the FOOD into smaller or thinner portions; (3)Using rapid cooling EQUIPMENT; (4) Stirring the FOOD in a container placed in an ice water bath; (5) Using containers that facilitate heat transfer; (6) Adding ice as an ingredient; or (7) Other effective methods. (B) When placed in cooling or cold holding EQUIPMENT, FOOD containers in which FOOD is being cooled shall be: (1) Arranged in the EQUIPMENT to provide maximum heat transfer through the container walls; and (2) Loosely covered, or uncovered if protected from overhead contamination, as specified under Subparagraph 3-305.11(A)(2), during the cooling period to facilitate heat transfer from the surface of the FOOD.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
41
In-use utensils: properly used
Core-3-304.12 , C: In-Use Utensils, Between-Use Storage ........... On cook line, in use utensils stored in 88*F water. Employee discarded water. Knives stored on side of prep table, along another shelving unit, that was not clean to sight and touch. Employee moved knives to be re-washed, rinsed, and sanitized. Discussed proper storage of in use utensils in between uses. During pauses in FOOD preparation or dispensing, FOOD preparation and dispensing UTENSILS shall be stored: (C) On a clean portion of the FOOD preparation table or cooking EQUIPMENT only if the in-use UTENSIL and the FOODCONTACT surface of the FOOD preparation table or cooking EQUIPMENT are cleaned and SANITIZED at a frequency specified under §§ 4-602.11 and 4-702.11; (F) In a container of water if the water is maintained at a temperature of at least 57*C (135*F) and the container is cleaned at a frequency specified under Subparagraph 4-602.11(D)(7).
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment is not participating in the award program at this time and had 2 Priority, 2 Priority Foundation and 2 Core Violations on this inspection. A pattern of non-compliance is developing for Priority violation #6, 2-301.14, 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. Person in charge consented to inspection and reviewed inspections rights with person in charge: Corrado 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.