El Taconazo La Fiesta, 7146 West Diversey Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

Food Safety 4 months ago
West Diversey Avenue, Chicago, 60707 Illinois, United States
Total all time reports: 2
Total all time sick persons: 1
El Taconazo La Fiesta, 7146 West Diversey Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA
“Inspection Failure: 28-Mar-19
> OBSERVED NO WRITTEN EMPLOYEE HEALTH POLICY ON THE PREMISES. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE A SIGNED EMPLOYEE HEALTH POLICY FOR EACH EMPLOYEE. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-010. CITATION ISSUED.
> OBSERVED NO CLEAN UP SUPPLIES ON THE PREMISES FOR VOMIT AND DIARRHEAL EVENTS. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-005. NO CITATION ISSUED.
> OBSERVED AN EMPLOYEE EATING IN THE REAR FOOD PREP AREA. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED THAT EMPLOYEES CANNOT EAT IN THE FOOD PREP AREA.
> OBSERVED A FOOD HANDLING EMPLOYEE HANDLE A WET WIPING CLOTH BEFORE HANDLING FOOD WITHOUT FIRST WASHING THEIR HANDS AND CHANGING GLOVES. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO PROPERLY TRAIN THEIR EMPLOYEES ON WHEN TO WASH THEIR HANDS WHILE PREPARING FOOD. PRIORITY 7-38-010. CITATION ISSUED.
> OBSERVED RAW CHICKEN BEING THAWED IN STANDING WATER IN A MOP SINK. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED THAT NO FOOD MAY BE STORED OR PLACED IN THE MOP SINK. PRIORITY 7-38-005. CITATION ISSUED.
> OBSERVED TCS FOODS AT IMPROPER TEMPERATURES INSIDE OF THE WALK-IN COOLER AND 1 DOOR PREP COOLER. OBSERVED THE FOLLOWING FOODS IN THE WALK-IN COOLER: COOKED RICE AT 49.1F, REFRIED BEANS AT 50.1F, SALSA AT 47.8F, MENUDO SOUP AT 56.5F, STEAK AT 62.5F, AND PORK AT 52.8F. OBSERVED THE FOLLOWING ITEMS IN THE PREP COOLER: SHRIMP AT 47.4F, AND CHEESE AT 45.9F. MANAGEMENT VOLUNTARILY DISCARDED APPROXIMATELY 150
> OBSERVED READY-TO-EAT, TCS FOOD NOT DATE MARKED (SALSA AND CEVICHE) TO INDICATE THE DATE IN WHICH THE FOOD MUST BE DISCARDED OR CONSUMED. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO DISCARD ALL SALSA WHICH HAS NOT BEEN DATE MARKED. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-005. CITATION ISSUED.
> OBSERVED NO CONSUMER ADVISORY DISCLOSURE AND REMINDER STATEMENT ON THE MENU OR THE MENU BOARD FOR RAW OR UNDERCOOKED FOODS. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO DISCLOSE WHICH FOODS CAN BE ORDERED RAW OR UNDERCOOKED AND PROVIDE A REMINDER STATEMENT ON THE MENU AND MENU BOARD. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-005. CITATION ISSUED.
> OBSERVED THE AIR TEMPERATURE INSIDE OF THE 1 DOOR PREP COOLER AT 50F. THE COOLER WAS USED TO STORE POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS SUCH AS CHEESE AND SHRIMP. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO REPAIR AND MAINTAIN THE COOLER BELOW 41F. PRIORITY 7-38-005. CITATION ISSUED.
> OBSERVED BEEF TONGUE BEING THAWED IN THE HOT HOLDING UNIT. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO PROPERLY THAW FOODS THROUGH REFRIGERATION, UNDER COLD RUNNING WATER OR IN THE MICROWAVE AS PART OF A CONTINUOUS COOKING PROCESS.
> SEE VIOLATION
> OBSERVED WET WIPING CLOTHS STORED ON TOP OF THE PREP TABLES. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO STORE WET WIPING CLOTHS IN A CONTAINER OF SANITIZER.
> OBSERVED CONTAINERS AND PLATES USED AS SCOOPS FOR SAUCES AND SALSA. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO USE ONLY UTENSILS WITH A HANDLER TO SCOOP FOODS.
> OBSERVED PLASTIC GROCERY BAGS USED TO STORE FROZEN FOODS AND COOKED FOODS IN THE FREEZER AND HOT HOLDING UNITS. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO USE ONLY FOOD GRADE STORAGE BAGS.
> NO COVERED WASTE RECEPTACLES WERE PROVIDED IN THE WASHROOMS. MUST PROVIDE.
> SEE VIOLATION
> OBSERVED NO FOOD HANDLING EMPLOYEES WITH A FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATE. MUST SHOW PROOF OF TRAINING FOR ALL FOOD HANDLING EMPLOYEES.
> SEE VIOLATION
> PREVIOUS CORE VIOLATIONS FROM REPORT
Source: Chicago Health Dept.”
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