Cafe M, Seneca Ave, Queens, NY, USA
Temporary Closure - related to food safety 2 weeks ago
Seneca Avenue, 11385 New York, United States
Total all time reports: 1
Total all time sick persons: 0
“Date Closed: Jun 7, 2019
Reason for Closure:
Accurate thermometer not provided in refrigerated or hot holding equipment.
Food contact surface not properly washed, rinsed and sanitized after each use and following any activity when contamination may have occurred.
Lighting inadequate; permanent lighting not provided in food preparation areas, ware washing areas, and storage rooms.
Mechanical or natural ventilation system not provided, improperly installed, in disrepair and/or fails to prevent excessive build-up of grease, heat, steam condensation vapors, odors, smoke, and fumes.
Hand washing facility not provided in or near food preparation area and toilet room. Hot and cold running water at adequate pressure to enable cleanliness of employees not provided at facility. Soap and an acceptable hand-drying device not provided.
Cold food item held above 41º F (smoked fish and reduced oxygen packaged foods above 38 ºF) except during necessary preparation.
Appropriately scaled metal stem-type thermometer or thermocouple not provided or used to evaluate temperatures of potentially hazardous foods during cooking, cooling, reheating and holding.
Evidence of rats or live rats present in facility's food and/or non-food areas.
Facility not vermin proof. Harborage or conditions conducive to attracting vermin to the premises and/or allowing vermin to exist.
Non-food contact surface improperly constructed. Unacceptable material used. Non-food contact surface or equipment improperly maintained and/or not properly sealed, raised, spaced or movable to allow accessibility for cleaning on all sides, above and underneath the unit.
Source: New York City Environmental Health Department.”