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Food Safety Report: Sweet Pepper Venezuelan Food Bar, 2604 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

5 years ago reported by user-mdgm3792 business

Sweet Pepper Venezuelan Food Bar, 2604 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, IL, USA

2604 West Lawrence Avenue, Chicago, 60625 Illinois, United States

Inspection Failure: 2019-6-05
Details NO CITY OF CHICAGO CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER ON SITE DURING THE INSPECTION WHILE THE TCS FOODS (CHICKEN,PORK) HAS BEEN PREPARED AND SERVED. INSTRUCTED A CITY OF CHICAGO CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGER MUST BE ON SITE AT ALL TIMES FOODS ARE BEING PREPARED AND SERVED. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION 7-38-012.CITATION ISSUED
OBSERVED NO EMPLOYEES HEALTH POLICY.MUST PROVIDE AND MAINTAIN.(PRIORITY FOUNDATION-7-38.010-NO CITATION ISSUED)
OBSERVED NO CLEAN-UP OF VOMITING AND DIARRHEA PROCEDURE AND CLEAN-UP KIT ON PREMISES DURING INSPECTION. INSTRUCTED TO HAVE SAID PROCEDURE ALONG WITH REQUIRED EQUIPMENT FOR CLEAN-UP. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION. NO CITATION ISSUED. 7-38-005
OBSERVED TCS FOODS ON SITE (SLICED TOMATOES, BEEF, CHICKEN AND ASSORTED DELI MEATS) WITH NO DATE MARKING. INSTRUCTED TO PROVIDE PROPER LABELING ON ALL TCS FOODS HELD FOR MORE THAN 24 HOURS WITH A 7 DAY DISCARD DATE. (PRIORITY VIOLATION NO CITATION ISSUED) 7-38-005
NOTED NO THERMOMETERS INSIDE REFRIGERATION UNIT CONSPICUOUSLY POSTED TO MONITOR THE AMBIENT TEMPERATURE OF EQUIPMENT. INSTRUCTED TO EQUIP ALL REFRIGERATION UNITS WITH ACCURATE AND WORKING THERMOMETERS
OBSERVED FOOD PREPACKAGED WITH NO LABEL, PREPACKAGED FOOD ITEMS ARE MADE ON SITE AND CONTAINS MILK. INSTRUCTED THE MANAGER TO PROVIDE THE NAME OF THE FOOD SOURCE FOR EACH MAJOR FOOD ALLERGEN CONTAINED IN THE FOOD UNLESS THE FOOD SOURCE IS ALREADY PART OF THE COMMON OR USUAL NAME OF THE RESPECTIVE INGREDIENT. PRIORITY FOUNDATION VIOLATION. 7-38-005. NO CITATION ISSUED.
NOTED OVER 20 MOUSE DROPPING ON FLOORS AT THE BASEMENT DRY STORAGE AREA. INSTRUCTED TO CLEAN AND SANITIZE AFFECTED AREAS. RECOMMENDED TO CONSULT WITH PEST CONTROL COMPANY. MUST ALSO ELIMINATE PEST CONTROL UPON BEING RE-INSPECTED. PRIORITY FOUNDATION #7-38-020(A) CITATION ISSUED
OBSERVED AN APPX. 1-2' OPENING UNDER BASEMENT REAR DOOR ENTRANCE.MUST MAKE DOOR TIGHT FITTING.
MUST REMOVE ALL JEWELRY EXCEPT PLAIN WEDDING BAND FROM HANDS WHILE WORKING WITH EXPOSED FOOD
MUST CLEAN AND MAINTAIN CLEAN NON FOOD SLICER CONTACT SERVICES AFTER SLICER IS USED TO VOID BUILD UP OF FOOD DEBRIS.
OBSERVED THAT FACILITY WATER HEATER DOESN'T PROVIDE ENOUGH HOT WATER FOR FACILITY. TEMPERATURE OF WATER IN MOMENT OF INSPECTION IS 81 F.WATER HEATER NOT PROVIDE ENOUGH WATER FOR FILL UP 3 COMPARTMENT SINK.PRIORITY VIOLATION CITATION 7-38-030(C) CITATION ISSUED
NOTED THE FOLLOWING-FLOORS THROUGHOUT PREMISE ESPECIALLY ALONG WALL BASE AND UNDERNEATH EQUIPMENT WITH DIRT, GREASE AND FOOD DEBRIS, INCLUDING DEAD INSECTS. AND IN BASEMENT UNDER STAIRS RODENT DROPPINGS. INSTRUCTED TO DETAIL CLEAN AND SANITIZE ESPECIALLY AREAS WITH RESIDUA OF PEST ACTIVITY, CLEAN AND MAINTAIN WALLS FLOORS. MUST UPGRADE HOUSEKEEPING.
MUST CLEAN FLOORS UNDER EQUIPMENT AND REPLACE DAMAGED FLOOR TILES
BROKEN/CRACKED FLOOR TILES IN THE PREP AREA. MUST REPAIR/REPLACE FLOOR TILES AND MAINTAIN. MISSING COVING(BASEBOARD) ON THE BACK OF THE STOVE AND ON THE RIGHT SIDE OF THE 2 DOOR REACH IN COOLER. MUST REPAIR.
MUST REPAIR NON WORKING LIGHTS IN FRONT FOOD PREP AREA
NOTED CERTIFIED FOOD MANAGERS ON DUTY WITH NO ALLERGEN TRAINING CERTIFICATION. INSTRUCTED MANAGEMENT THAT ALL FOOD SERVICE MANAGERS ARE REQUIRED TO HAVE THE ALLERGEN TRAINING CERTIFICATION.
Source: Chicago Health Department. | Symptoms: Diarrhea

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