Maricopa County, AZ

Smile Thai Cusine

Permit ID: FD-60927

Permit Type: E & D

2107 S Rural Rd Tempe 85282

*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 separated & protected
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-302.11 (A1-2), P: Packaged and Unpackaged Food-Separation, Packaging, and Segregation; Protection From Cross Contamination Packaged Raw beef and raw chicken being stored in same container in the walk-in. Had PIC move beef and chicken to separate areas of walk in. Raw foods must be stored properly to prevent cross contamination with raw chicken being stored below raw beef.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
PRIORITY VIOLATION-4-501.114, P: Manual and Mechanical Warewashing Equipment, Chemical Sanitization- Temperature, pH, Concentration and Hardness Concentration of quat sanitizer in 3 compartment sink was <150ppm. Sink was set up where washing and sanitizing were happening in the same compartment of sink. Had PIC empty the compartment and fill one with dish detergent and another with sanitizer.
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 Bean sprouts in top portion of prep cooler holding at 54*. PIC stated the sprouts had been in the cooler for 1 hour. Moved bean sprouts to walk-in to cool. Prep cooler ambient temperature was 55*. PIC stated they would no longer use that cooler for TCS items.
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 Sauces, cooked chicken, and cooked rice in walk-in had no date marks. PIC stated most were cooked in the last 24 hours, but some had been in the walk-in for 2 days. Please ensure all cooked items are properly date marked if not used within 24 hours.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment received a(n) D Grade and had 3 Priority, 1 Priority Foundation and 1 Core violations on this inspection. Core-2-102.12(A), C: Certified Food Protection Manager. No food manager certificate on site, PIC stated it would be sent later on via email. 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.