El Taconazo Restaurant - El Original #1, 4124 West North Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA Food Safety

Cleanliness 1 week ago
4124 West North Avenue, Chicago, 60639 Illinois, United States
Total reports:
2
Total sick persons:
1
“Health inspection failure: 07-Feb-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. NO CITATION ISSUED.
> OBSERVED NO CLEAN UP PROCEDURE AND SUPPLIES ON THE PREMISES FOR VOMIT AND DIARRHEAL EVENTS. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE CLEAN UP PROCEDURE AND SUPPLIES. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-005. NO CITATION ISSUED.
> OBSERVED RAW BEEF STORED ABOVE COOKED FOODS IN THE WALK-IN COOLERS. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO PROPERLY STORE COOKED AND READY-TO-EAT FOODS TO PREVENT CONTAMINATION WITH RAW FOODS. PRIORITY 7-38-005. CITATION ISSUED.
> OBSERVED IMPROPER COLD HOLDING TEMPERATURES OF TCS FOODS. OBSERVED SALSA AT 47.1F, CHICKEN SOUP AT 52.3F, MENUDO AT 44.6 AND REFRIED BEANS AT 47.5F INSIDE OF THE WALK-IN COOLERS. MANAGEMENT VOLUNTARILY DISCARDED APPROXIMATELY 125
> OBSERVED READY-TO-EAT, TCS FOOD (SALSA AND CEVICHE) STORED IN THE WALK-IN COOLER OVER 24 HOURS WITHOUT A DATE MARK TO INDICATE WHEN THE FOOD MUST BE DISCARDED OR CONSUMED. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO DATE MARK ALL READY-TO-EAT, TCS FOODS STORED OVER 24 HOURS. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-005. NO CITATION ISSUED.
> OBSERVED NO CONSUMER ADVISORY DISCLOSURE AND REMINDER STATEMENT ON THE MENU FOR RAW OR UNDERCOOKED FOODS. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO DISCLOSE WHICH FOODS CAN BE ORDERED RAW OR UNDERCOOKED AND LINK THOSE ITEMS TO A REMINDER STATEMENT WHICH STATES THAT EATING RAW OR UNDERCOOKED FOODS CAN INCREASE YOUR RISK OF FOODBORNE ILLNESS. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-005. NO CITATION ISSUED.
> MUST LABEL ALL PREPARED FOODS IN THE COOLERS.
> OBSERVED EVIDENCE OF RODENT ACTIVITY ON THE PREMISES. OBSERVED APPROXIMATELY 40 MOUSE DROPPINGS ON THE FLOOR IN THE BASEMENT CLOSET BENEATH THE STAIRCASE AND ON THE SHELF OUTSIDE OF THE STAIRCASE. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND REMOVE ALL RODENT DROPPINGS. ADDITIONAL PEST CONTROL SERVICE IS NEEDED TO MINIMIZE OR ELIMINATE THE PEST ACTIVITY. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-020(A). CITATION ISSUED.
> OBSERVED WET WIPING CLOTHS STORED ON THE PREP TABLES. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO STORE ALL WET WIPING CLOTHS IN A CONTAINER OF SANITIZER WHEN NOT IN USE.
> OBSERVED UTENSILS WITHOUT HANDLES USED AS A SCOOP FOR FOOD AND STORED IN THE FOOD CONTAINERS. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO USE UTENSILS WITH A HANDLE TO SCOOP FOODS.
> OBSERVED MEAT AND HERBS STORED IN GARBAGE BAGS IN THE WALK-IN COOLERS. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO USE ONLY FOOD GRADE STORAGE BAGS AND CONTAINERS.
> REPLACE THE CUTTING BOARD IN THE FRONT PREP AREA NEAR THE WINDOW.
> CLEAN THE PREP TABLES THROUGHOUT, DEEP FRYERS, STOVES AND GRILLS, INSIDE OF PREP COOLERS.
> MUST PROVIDE A COVERED WASTE RECEPTACLE IN THE WOMEN'S WASHROOM.
> OBSERVED GARBAGE AND TRASH PILED UP IN THE YARD OUTSIDE OF THE RESTAURANT. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO MAINTAIN THE OUTSIDE AREA CLEAN. PRIORITY FOUNDATION 7-38-020(B). CITATION ISSUED.
> OBSERVED STACKS OF PLASTIC CRATES AND UNUSED EQUIPMENT STORED IN THE YARD OUTSIDE OF THE RESTAURANT. MANAGEMENT INSTRUCTED TO REMOVE ALL UNUSED EQUIPMENT TO PREVENT RODENT HARBORAGE.
> OBSERVED A LIGHT SHIELD MISSING FROM A LIGHT FIXTURE IN THE REAR PREP AREA AND ABOVE THE COOKING EQUIPMENT IN THE FRONT PREP AREA.
> ALL FOOD HANDLING EMPLOYEES MUST PROVIDE A FOOD HANDLER CERTIFICATE.
> OBSERVED THE CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER WITHOUT AN ALLERGEN TRAINING CERTIFICATE. MUST SHOW PROOF OF TRAINING.
Source: Chicago Health Dept.”
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