Maricopa County, AZ

Athens on Easy Street

Permit ID: FD-81230

Permit Type: E & D

7 E Sundial Cir Suite 4 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
5

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. ...........In prep area/ warewashing area, employee handling dirty dishes then handling clean dishes without first washing hands. On cook line, employee touched wiping cloths, apron then donned gloves to work with ready to eat foods. Instructed both employees to wash hands after contamination occurred. Discussed the importance of proper handwashing with employees. 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
07
No bare hand contact with RTE foods or approved alternate method properly followed
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-301.11, P: Preventing Contamination from Hands; Bare Hand Contact with Ready to Eat Foods. 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. ............On cook line, employees handling ready to eat lettuce and meats with bare hands. Instructed employees to discard salads, wash hands, and don gloves when working with ready to eat foods. (B) Except when washing fruits and vegetables as specified under §3-302.15 or as specified in ¶¶ (D) and (E) of this section, FOOD EMPLOYEES may not contact exposed, READY-TO-EAT FOOD with their bare hands and shall use suitable UTENSILS such as deli tissue, spatulas, tongs, single-use gloves, or dispensing EQUIPMENT.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
18
Proper cooling time & temperatures
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-501.14, P: Cooling. 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 two door reach in refrigerator nearest cook top, cooked beef with an internal temperature of 49*F. Per date sticker and employee, cooked beef was prepared the previous day. Cooked beef was discarded. See embargo form. Discussed proper cooling temperatures and methods with employees. (A) Cooked TIME/TEMPERATURE CONTROL FOR SAFETY FOOD shall be cooled: (1) Within 2 hours from 57ºC (135ºF) to 21ºC (70°F); P and (2) Within a total of 6 hours from 57ºC (135ºF) to 5ºC (41°F) or less. (B) TIME/TEMPERATURE CONTROL FOR SAFETY FOOD shall be cooled within 4 hours to 5*C (41*F) or less if prepared from ingredients at ambient temperature, such as reconstituted FOODS and canned tuna. (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
19
Proper hot holding temperatures
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-501.16(A)(1), P: Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Hot Holding. 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/4614/AMC-Toolbox---Hot-Holding. ..........In hot holding boxes, spanikopita (cheese and spinach) with internal temperatures of 120*F. Per employee, spanikopita was placed in hot holding boxes <2 hours. Employee turned hot boxes up to higher temperatures to re-heat TCS foods back up to 165*F. Discussed the importance of maintaining TCS foods at a proper hot holding temperatures. Maintain TCS (time/ temperature control for food safety) foods at a hot holding temperature of 135*F or higher at all times.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
20
Proper cold holding temperatures
PRIORITY VIOLATION-3-501.16(A)(2) and (B), P: Time/Temperature Control for Safety Food, Cold Holding. 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/4576/AMC-Toolbox---Cold-Holding. .........On cook/ prep line, hummus/ 65*F, feta cheese/ 63*F out of internal temperatures. Per employees, TCS foods were out of cold holding <4 hours. After employee placed hummus and feta cheese in deeper containers, internal temperatures dropped to proper cold holding temperatures. Maintain TCS (time/ temperature control for food safety) foods at a cold holding temperature of 41*F or less at all times.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment is not participating in the award program at this time and had 5 Priority, 0 Priority Foundation and 0 Core Violations on this inspection. Discussed with employees: cutting boards, storage of wiping cloths in between uses, use of probe thermometer, thawing, cross contamination when preparing foods, clean warewashing area. Person in charge consented to inspection and reviewed inspections rights with person in charge: Augustine A. 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.