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Marcela's Cafe, 3503 W Fullerton Ave , Chicago, Il, USA

February 25, 2021 9:01 AM

3503 West Fullerton Avenue, Chicago, 60647 Illinois, United States

Report date: Feb 24, 2021
36. Thermometers provided & accurate
- comments: no thermometer inside soda stand up 2-door cooler. Must provide working thermometer inside said cooler.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: backflow prevention device not located on espresso machine and ice machine water lines. Instructed manager must provide and make visible backflow prevention devices for both espresso machine and ice machine water lines.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: 3-compartment sink middle compartment drain pipe leaking. Must repair and maintain.

58. Allergen training as required
- comments: observed some missing food allergen training certficates on premises. Instructed all city of chicago certified food managers must have food allergen training certificates on premises.

60. Previous core violation corrected
- comments: the following previous core violation from report #2345937 dated on 11/19/19 not corrected-#57 observed no food handlers training for all employees. Must provide and maintain by date of reinspection. Priority foundation 7-42-090. No citation issued.

Source: chicago.gov

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41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
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44. Utensils, equipment & linens: properly stored, dried, & handled
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47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
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47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: must not use duct tape as a means of repair on door handles of two door reach-in coolers at rear prep area. The surface must be smooth and cleanable.

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
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51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: leaking pipes under three compartment sink repaired with duct tape which presently is partially un-stuck and dirty. Remove/replace surface must be smooth, cleanable, and non-absorbent material. Replace broken hot water handle at mop sink, repair issue.

53. Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied, & cleaned
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60. Previous core violation corrected
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Source: chicago.gov
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May 2, 2021 9:01 AM

“Report date: Apr 26, 2021
10. Adequate handwashing sinks properly supplied and accessible
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15. Food separated and protected
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16. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
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25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
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35. Approved thawing methods used
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36. Thermometers provided & accurate
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37. Food properly labeled; original container
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41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
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43. In-use utensils: properly stored
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47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
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49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
- comments: observed accumulated food debris on cooking equipment throughout. Instructed to detail clean all surfaces in the food prep areas.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: observed leak at 3 compartment sink in rear. Instructed to repair and maintain.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: observed excessive clutter in rear storage area next to walk in cooler. Instructed to remove and elevate off floor.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: observed employee washing mop in 3 compartment sink. Instructed to use mop sink for washing mops. Priority foundation violation. 7-38-025. Citation issued.

56. Adequate ventilation & lighting; designated areas used
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57. All food employees have food handler training
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Source: chicago.gov
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