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Report date: May 16, 2022
25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
- comments: observed no consumer advisory disclosure on the menu for raw or undercooked foods. Management instructed to disclose or describe which foods can be ordered raw or undercooked. Management instructed to include this sentence... See More before the reminder statement: 'these foods can be ordered raw or undercooked. ' priority foundation violation 7-38-005.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: observed the certified food manager without an allergen training certificate. Management instructed that all certified food managers must show proof of training.

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Report date: May 16, 2022
48. Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained & used; test strips
- comments: observed no irreversible registering temperature indicators on the premises to measure the utensil surface temperature inside of the high temperature dish machines. Management instructed to provide. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005. Citation... See More issued.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: observed the certified food manager without an allergen training certificate. Management instructed that all certified food managers must show proof of training.

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Report date: May 12, 2022
44. Utensils, equipment & linens: properly stored, dried, & handled
- comments: must invert all cookware to properly air dry after washing.

50. Hot & cold water available; adequate pressure
- comments: observed inadequate water pressure for handwashing. Hot and cold water... See More sputtering from faucet in cheese prep area. Must repair and maintain. Priority. 7-38-030(c). Citation issued

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: found all floor drains with thick substance and food debris. Instructed manager to clean sanitize and maintain to prevent pest harborage.

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Food Safety for Business
Report date: May 12, 2022
6. Proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use
- comments: observed employee drink (cappucino) in prep area. All personal food and drink items must be stored in designated area.

22. Proper cold holding temperatures
- comments: observed veal, boar, chicken, shrimp and... See More fish held at improper temperatures in reach in cooler on prep line. All foods maintaining temperatures ranging 52. 0f-61. 1f. All food products discarded (63lb, $600). Priority. 7-38-005. Citation issued.

25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
- comments: observed no disclosure and reminder for raw/undercooked animal based food items on the menu. Instructed to provide. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005 no citation issued

33. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
- comments: observed 4-drawer cold holding unit operating at improper internal cold holding temperature (53. 0 degree f). Instructed that cold holding unit should have an internal temperature of 41 degree f or below. Priority violation. 7-38-005. Citation issued. Cooler tagged for re-inspection.

37. Food properly labeled; original container
- comments: food storage containers in basement dry storage area not labeled with common name. Must label all food items that are not in original packaging.

57. All food employees have food handler training
- comments: observed expired food handler certificates. All food handlers must obtain valid food handler training certificates.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: observed expired allergen training for certified food manager. Must obtain allergen training.

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Report date: May 16, 2022
49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
- comments: must clean the counter tops in the starbuck area, interior of the reach in coolers at the bar area.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: observed leaks at the bottom of the 3... See More comp sink in the produce area. Must repair and maintain. Also defrost and clean the ice display freezer in the front of the store.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: floors need cleaning in the following areas to remove spills, debris and/or grease: main kitchen, walk in dairy cooler, starbucks and through out the rear storage areas.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: observed damaged ceiling tiles in the bakery and main kitchen. Must replace and maintain.

56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
- comments: filter need cleaning in the bakery kitchen above the donut fryers.

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Report date: May 16, 2022
16. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
- comments: noted a grey and slimy substance inside the upper compartment of the ice machine dripping onto the ice at the basement food/dry storage area. Instructed management not to use ice machines until equipment is... See More detail cleaned and sanitized. Priority foundation violation#7-38-005. Citation issued.

41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
- comments: noted dirty wiping cloths on prep tables at front and rear prep areas. Not properly stored. Instructed to properly store all washcloths in a sanitizing solution especially when not in use.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: noted some use of milk crates for elevation at the kitchen area and basement food/dry storgare area. Instructed not to use milk crates for elevation to prevent hiding places for pest. Must provide appropriate shelving for storage. All food items must also be stored 6' away from the wall

53. Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned
- comments: noted the bathroom door at the rear food prep area not self closing. Instructed to provide a self closing device at the door and maintain.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: instructed to detail clean adn maintain floors throughout the basement food/dry storage area, seal, repair, and maintain ceiling, holes, and openings to prevent entry places for pests.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: noted heavy clutter throughout on shelves, floors unused equipment and in storage areas at the basement food/dry storage. Instructed to detail clean, organize and remove all unnecessary or unused articles and equipment to prevent hiding places for pest.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: noted certified food managers on duty with no allergen training certification. Instructed management that all food service managers are required to have the allergen training certification.

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Report date: May 13, 2022
10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
- comments: observed no hand soap at the rear exposed hand washing sink in the rear food prep area. Management instructed to provide hand soap at all hand washing sinks at all times. Priority... See More foundation violation 7-38-030(c). Citation issued.

10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
- comments: observed no paper towels at the rear exposed hand washing sink in the rear food prep area. Management instructed to provide paper towels at all hand washing sinks at all times. Priority foundation violation 7-38-030(c). See violation #10 above for citation.

21. Proper hot holding temperatures
- comments: observed improper hot holding temperatures inside of the hot holding cabinet. Observed empanadas at 114. 1f inside of the hot holding cabinet. Management instructed to maintain hot foods above 135f. Priority violation 7-38-005. Citation issued.

22. Proper cold holding temperatures
- comments: observed improper cold holdng temperatures of tcs foods inside of the prep cooler and walk-in cooler. Observed pork at 59f, cooked rice at 59f, beef at 50. 4f, black beans at 48. 7f, cheese at 48. 2f, ham at 48. 2f. Management instructed to maintain cold foods below 41f. Priority violation 7-38-005. See violation #21 above for citation.

25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
- comments: observed no consumer advisory disclosure on the menu for raw or undercooked foods. Management instructed to disclose or describe which foods can be ordered raw or undercooked and link them to the reminder statement on the menu. Must include a statement before the reminder statement that 'these foods can be ordered raw or undercooked. ' priority foundation violation 7-38-005.

33. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
- comments: observed inadequate refrigeration on the premises. Observed the air inside of the walk-in cooler at 56. 3f. The walk-in cooler was used to store tcs foods such as cooked rice and pork. Management instructed to repair and maintain the walk-in cooler below 41f. Priority violation 7-38-005. Citation issued.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: observed cooked rice and beans stored in plastic grocery bags lining the stainless steel containers. Also observed raw vegetables stored in a cardboard box in the food prep area. Management instructed to use proper food grade storage bags or containers.

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
- comments: detail clean the grill, grease trap, microwave, freezer, prep tables, interior and exterior of deep fryer, meat slicer, steam table and top of oven.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: observed a leak under the 3 compartment sink in the food prep area. Management instructed to repair.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: clean the floor of the rear food prep area. Clean the walls of the front and rear food prep area.

57. All food employees have food handler training
- comments: observed a food handling employee without a food handler certificate. Management instructed that all food handling employees must show proof of training.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: observed the certified food manager without an allergen training certificate. Management instructed that all certified food managers must show proof of training.

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Report date: May 13, 2022
1. Person in charge present, demonstrates knowledge, and performs duties
- comments: pic doesn't have a certified food managers certificate. Must provide and maintain. The person with certificate arrived on site after inspection at 3:16 p. M. (cos)(priority foundation 7-38-012)

2. City... See More of chicago food service sanitation certificate
- comments: observed no certified food manager on duty while tcs foods are being prepared,handled and served such as (ham,eggs,milk,ice craem,etc)must be on site at all times. Manager arrived on site after inspection at 3:16 p. M. (cos)(priority foundation 7-38-012)(citation issued)

60. Previous core violation corrected
- comments: previous core violations from report #2546783 1/21/22 not corrected #37-must label food storage containers when food is not in original package. #49- must clean debris build up on exterior of food storage containers,prep tables and legs,counter top. #51- observed no backflow device on ice machine to be seen for servicing. Must provide and maintain. #55-must grout floor in rear storage area and in dish washing area. #55- must clean debris build up from floor under,around and along wall bases throughout including walk in cooler. Must repair or replace and maintain. (priority foundation 7-42-090)(citation issued)

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Report date: May 13, 2022
40. Personal cleanliness
- comments: observed multiple employees without proper hair restraints. Instructed person in charge to provide proper hair restraints and maintain.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: observed build-up of food debris and grease on floors beihind... See More grill and fryers. Instructed person in charge to clean and maintain.

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Report date: May 12, 2022
33. Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control
- comments: observed curry sauce and yogurt cooling in a soup pot too large for cooling. Instructed manager to use shallow pans to cool foods down. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005. Citation issued.... See More 38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
- comments: observed approximately 15 rodent droppings in inside paper storage and dumpster area. Instructed manager to clean and sanitize area. Priority foundation violation 7-38-020 (a).

39. Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display
- comments: observed containers of food stored in the walk-in cooler with no lid/cover to prevent contamination. Instructed to provide protection over food while stored in coolers, freezers, and other unit.

41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
- comments: observed employee using old sponge to clean dishes. Instructed to change sponges regularly to avoid micro organism build up.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: observed raw wood being used as shelving in dumpster/ paper storage room. Instructed to seal all wood to make wood smooth and easily cleanable.

53. Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned
- comments: observed receptacles in women's toilet room with no lids. Instructed manager to provide lids

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