Maricopa County, AZ

Tacos el Chaparral

Permit ID: MF-18-0699

Permit Type: Mobile Food Type III

11073 N Cotton Ln Surprise 85388

*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
Not Participating

Violation Description

Violation Comments

Correct By
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. Observed cooked onions in a metal container improperly held at 100 F. Per PIC, the onions were grilled within an hour from inspection. The PIC reheated the onions to 165 F during inspection. Discussed maintaining hot, TCS foods at temperatures above 135 F by storing on hot holding equipment.
Corrected At Time Of Inspection
Mobile food regulation compliance
~MCEHC Chap. 8, Sec. 3, Reg. 5e; Mobile food establishment has not maintained a commissary visits log. A visits log has not been maintained by the mobile vendor. Discussed obtaining the log, maintaining records of visits and keeping the log on the mobile unit to provide upon request. The vendor indicated that he was unware of the requirement to maintain a log. A visits log sheet was emailed to the PIC.
Correct Prior To Next Routine Inspection
Inspection Comments

This establishment is not participating in the award program at this time and had 1 Priority, 0 Priority Foundation and 0 Core Violations on this inspection. No County legal action will result from this inspection. The PIC is registered to complete the Food Protection Manager's course. The PIC should have certification by the next routine inspection. Inspected at Patton Ave & Grand, Wittman, AZ. Report emailed.

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.