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Birrieria Y Taqueria Hernandez, 4107 W North Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

Latest report: December 2, 2023 8:01 AM
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2 months ago

Report date: Nov 29, 2023
25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
- comments: observed no disclosure and reminder statement, and asterick identifying animal derived foods that are served raw, undercooked, or cooked to order on menu. Instructed to add disclosure and reminder statement and asterick identifying... See More animal derived foods that can be served raw, undercooked or cooked to order to menu. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005 no citation issued

37. Food properly labeled; original container
- comments: observed seasoned salt in container not labeled. Instructed all food, condiments and seasoniongs not in original container shall be labeled with common name of food.

38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
- comments: observed no complete pest control log book on premises. Manager provided one inspection report dated 10-5-2023 as proof of pest control log book, no other paperwork provided. Instructed to provide complete pest control log book and maintain on premises at all times. Priority foundation violation. 7-38-020(c) citation issued.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: observed buckets of chemicals next to utility sink stored on floor. Instructed to provide adequate shelving to elevate all food and nonfood items at least six inches off of floor for ease of cleanability and to prevent pest harborage. Observed rust on drying rack above three compartment sink. Instructed to remove rust to make surface smooth for ease of cleanability or replace drying rack. Observed aluminum foil liner on shelf above oven. Instructed to remove aluminum foil liner, nonfood contact surfaces shall be smooth for ease of cleanability.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: observed grocery bags used to store food in chest freezer in rear storage. Instructed to provide food grade storage bags for food storage.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: observed food debris on interior surfaces of microwave. Instructed to detail clean interior of microwave and maintain.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: observed can opener with buildup on tip. Instructed to detail clean can opener and maintain.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: observed slow draining handwashing sink in kitchen prep area. Instructed to repair handwashing sink.

53. Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned
- comments: observed brown buildup on interior of handwashing sink in front serving area. Instructed to clean handwashing sink and maintain.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: observed buildup underneath three compartment sink on floor and along base of wall. Instructed to clean and maintain. Observed splashes on walls, buildup along bases of wall and food debris underneath equipment in kitchen prep area. Instructed to clean all walls, along bases of walls, floors and floors underneath all equipment in kitchen prep area.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: observed unused equipment in rear storage such as unused serving line. Instructed to remove all unused equipment to prevent pest harborage.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: observed stained ceiling tiles in dining area and in women's washroom. Instructed to replace all stained ceiling tiles and maintain.

56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
- comments: observed grease buildup on filters in hood. Instructed to clean and maintain. Observed dust on ceiling vent covers in women's and men's washroom. Instructed to clean and maintain.

57. All food employees have food handler training
- comments: observed no food handler training for any food handlers. Instructed to provide proof of food handler training for all food handlers.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: observed one manager with city of chicago foodservice manager certificate without allergen training. Instructed to provide proof of allergen training for all employees with city of chicago foodservice manager certificate.

Source: chicago.gov
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