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Steve's Lounge (Catering By Steve's), South Baltimore Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

Latest report: December 9, 2023 8:01 AM
WJ

2 months ago

Report date: Dec 7, 2023
59. Previous priority foundation violation corrected
- comments: 8-404. 13 (b:3) : previous priority foundation violation from report #2586376 12/6/23 not corrected #38-6-501. 111 :still observed evidence of appx. 130 or more mice droppings in bar area-along ledges on underside of bar.... See More Basement- on overhead ledges leading down stairs,on staircase leading to dirt area and mixed in with dirt, scattered on shelving units throughout all sections of basement. Must remove droppings clean & sanitize areas. Must have a pest control operator to service premises on or after 12/7/23. (priority 7-42-090)(citation issued)

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WA

2 months ago

Report date: Dec 6, 2023
59. Previous priority foundation violation corrected
- comments: previous priority foundation violation from report #2585950 11/29/23 not corrected #38-6-501. 111 :still observed evidence of appx. 130 or more mice droppings in bar area-along ledges on underside of bar and on railings in... See More lower cabinets at bar. Basement- on floor behind ice machine,on both ledges underneath leading down stairs,on staircase leading to dirt area and mixed in with dirt, scattered on shelving units throughout all sections of basement,on top of pillars,on top of unused cambro. Must remove droppings clean & sanitize areas. Must have a pest control operator to service premises on or after 12/6/23. (priority 7-42-090)(citation issued)

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XQ

3 years ago

Report date: May 19, 2020
38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
- comments: observed 40 mice droppings scattered along the wall base behind the ice machine instructed manager to remove and detail clean area. Last service date was 5-18-20. Priority foundation violation #7-38-020(a).

49. Non-food/food contact... See More surfaces clean
- comments: must clean the interior of the reach in cooler to remove dust from the fan cover.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: observed leaks at the faucets at the 3 comp sink at the front bar and in the kitchen. Also the last sink at the bar has a slow drain.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: noted multiple hole and openings into the walls through out premises. Instructed manager to seal where ever needed to prevent entry points and hiding place for rodent.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: instructed manager to detail clean all floors through out the prep area and stoarge rooms to remove debris. Also keep floors as dry as possible in the kitchen to prevent breeding conditions.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: instructed manager to organize as much as possible to prevent harborage in storage areas. Must provide better inspection aisles in storage areas for cleaning and pest monitoring.

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- comments: 3-305. 14 observed exposed sewage lines located above the basement food prep area. Management instructed to shield all sewage lines in the basement to prevent potential drips. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005.... See More Citation issued.

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