Maricopa County, AZ

Hampton Inn by Hilton Carefree

Permit ID: FD-83696

Permit Type: E & D

2 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.
Priority Violation *
Cutting Edge Participant
Inspection Comments

Final Construction. Walked with Todd. E&D Class 3 10+. Correct the following items prior to your routine inspection: 1) Employee restroom not functional during inspection – no water to hand sink or toilet. Other restrooms are available for employee use. Make restroom functional by providing hot and cold water to sink and water to toilet. 2) Provide a split toilet seat to employee restroom. 3) Switch hot and cold water lines in common area restrooms so that hot is on the left, cold on the right. 4) Provide a min/max thermometer for testing high temp dish machine in kitchen. 5) Provide internal thermometers for all refrigeration. 6) Trim out areas around water supply behind coffee brewer, under counter in bar near service window. 7) Seal base of FRP behind laundry machines with caulk or silicone. 8) Finish all remaining minor trim and detail work, such as paint touch ups in rooms, etc. Establishment has been approved for Other Effective Means of Barrier Protection. Inspected rooms 133, 135, 236, 224, 226, 324, 313, 303, 403. Establishment has 97 rooms. This establishment/operation has demonstrated sufficient compliance to proceed with the issuance of the permit. To complete the permitting process, issuance of this permit, and begin operation, the applicant must first submit payment of the annual operating permit fee to the Department’s Administrative Services. Fees paid up to this inspection approval do not include the annual operating permit fee. PAYMENT with a credit/debit card can be made via phone at 602-506-6824, Option 2. Per MCEHC Chapter I, Regs 4 & 5, no person shall conduct an operation or operate an establishment for which a permit is required without holding the necessary and valid permit to do so. Payment with a credit/debit card can be made on-line via select “Pay a Fee” at Please note that if you select payment via online, the annual operating permit fee invoice may take up to 7 business days to post online. Also, checks and money orders are accepted via US Mail. If you select payment via US Mail, for further instructions please refer to the printed invoice. No operating permit is valid, until the permit fee is received by the Department. It is the responsibility of the permit holder/owner to notify MCESD if there are contact/ billing address changes. No County legal action will result from this inspection. Report emailed to Todd.

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.