Maricopa County, AZ

Mercado De Amigos

Permit ID: FD-84904

Permit Type: Service Kitchen

304 W Pima St Gila Bend 85337

*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

New permit re-inspection for the Service Kitchen in bus on the side of the store. Most of the items have been corrected. Please continue with the item below. In the mop sink and and bathroom area all walls, ceilings and attachments. a). Cut back the foam around the drain and water lines or remove FRP and cut the drain back behind the wall. Once foam is cut back finish out with trims or smooth out with caulk so it is cleanable. b). Install escutcheon plates around the water line. c). Remove old caulk. d). Install a self closer for the restroom door. c). Or make the window to the restroom operational and screen in or install a exhaust fan in the restroom. d). In the service kitchen. See if you can install handles on the pass through window screens so they do not get damaged. Note that the service kitchen is an extension of your business and the following rules apply: 1). All foods served have to be produced and prepped in the kitchen in the adjacent building with permit # FD-18488. 2). Foods will need to be brought daily to the food service kitchen for service and then at the end of the day moved back into the walk-in cooler. Food may not be left in the food service kitchen. 3). No Dishwashing should take place in the service kitchen other than for utensils and small wares if you run out. In essence all food service equipment and utensils should be washed in the main kitchen. No County legal action will result from this inspection. Printed on site for owner. Inspection rights provided.

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.