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Dark Matter Coffee - Osmium Coffee Bar, 1117 W Belmont Ave, Chicago, IL, USA

Latest report: December 2, 2023 8:02 AM
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2 months ago

Report date: Nov 30, 2023
1. Person in charge present, demonstrates knowledge, and performs duties
- comments: the person in charge at the time of inspection does not have a city of chicago sanitation certificate. Priority foundation violation. No citation issued - at 10:20 am, a certified... See More food manager reported on site.

2. City of chicago food service sanitation certificate
- comments: no certified foods manager on site while tcs food is handled: milk, tacos, etc. Instructed to provide. At least one certified food manager must be on site when food is handled. Priority foundation: 7-38-012, citation issued. At 10:20 am, a certified food manager reported on site.

41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
- comments: must store wiping cloths in prep areas in a sanitizer bucket between uses to prevent cross-contamination. Instructed to maintain.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: must not use milk crates as a means of elevation for stored items. Excess rusty plates located in black plastic containers inside the ice bin of the ice machine, must replace

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: not locate backflow prevention device at water line of ice machine. Must be installed so backflow prevention device may be located to be serviced and maintain. Or to know location.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: debris on floor under serving front counter/under three-compartment sink. Clean and maintain. Repaired ceiling walls in basement storage area not smooth and easily cleanable. Repair issue. The surface must be smooth, clean, and non-absorbent material.

57. All food employees have food handler training
- comments: no food handler training certificate was provided on site, instructed to provide

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- comments: observed certified food manager without valid original city of chicago sanitation certificate while preparing and serving tcs foods (milk, yogurt) instructed to provide and maintain at least one certificate holder on site... See More at all times and maintain. Priority foundation violation. #-38-012. No citation issued.

10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
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