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Illinois, United States

Updated: October 16, 2021 9:02 AM
Report date: Oct 15, 2021
16. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
- comments: observed slight pink build up inside ice machine. Must clean interior of ice machine and maintain.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: womens washroom handwash bowl draining slowly. Instructed manager said hanwash... See More bowl must drain quickly.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: observed dirt build up inside prep and dishwash area floor drains. Must clean interior of floor drains and maintain.

Source: chicago.gov
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Report date: Oct 15, 2021
1. Person in charge present, demonstrates knowledge, and performs duties
- comments: the person in charge during the inspection did not have a valid city of chicago food service sanitation certificate posted on the premises. Priority foundation violation.

2. City of chicago... See More food service sanitation certificate
- comments: no valid city of chicago food service sanitation certificate was posted on the premises while tcs foods were being prepared and served. Priority foundation violation 7-38-012 citation issued.

6. Proper eating, tasting, drinking, or tobacco use
- comments: observed an open container of food that the employee was eating in the food preparation area. Must not consume foods in the food prep areas.

16. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
- comments: interior of the ice machines upper reservoir and ice for consumption contact surfaces noted with black and pink slime substance dripping down into the ice. Instructed to clean and sanitize all ice contact surfaces, remove all slime. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005 citation issued.

25. Consumer advisory provided for raw/undercooked food
- comments: menu does not disclose and inform consumers the specific menu items such as poached eggs that are raw or undercooked and a potential hazard of consuming such food. Must provide a consumer advisory on all menu boards, printed and virtual, that discloses and reminds consumers of such items. Priority foundation violation.

37. Food properly labeled; original container
- comments: all prepared foods on-site that are pre-packed on display for sale must have proper allergen warning labeling. Observed foods such as hard-boiled eggs, yogurt parfaits, bakery items with nuts. Instructed to provide proper labels. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005 citation issued.

37. Food properly labeled; original container
- comments: all prepared pre-packaged foods on-site for sale/display must be properly labeled with the product name, list of ingredients, business name, and address.

37. Food properly labeled; original container
- comments: all bulk food containers must be labeled with the product common name including spice containers on the cooks line.

41. Wiping cloths: properly used & stored
- comments: wiping cloths throughout all prep areas must be held in a container with a sanitizing solution between use.

43. In-use utensils: properly stored
- comments: observed knives improperly stored on the cooks line between food containers and the cooler unit and in the juice prep between coolers. Must provide proper, cleanable knife holders. ----handles of food scoops inside prepared foods on the cooks line must be stored inverted. Not inside the foods.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: must not use milk crates as a means of elevation for all items. Shelving must provide floors to be cleaned and monitored.

47. Food & non-food contact surfaces cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used
- comments: torn rubber door gasket on the cooks line salad drawer cooler. Must replace.

48. Warewashing facilities: installed, maintained & used; test strips
- comments: no irreversible registering temperature indicators on-site for the high-temperature dishwashing machine. Must provide. Priority foundation violation 7-38-005 citation issued.

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces clean
- comments: must not use tin foil as a means of sealant/protectant on electrical wiring above the cooks line food prep area.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: leak on the right side faucet of the dishwashing three-compartment sink. ----broken backflow prevention device on the utility service sink where a hose was noted attached. Must replace the broken device. Must repair.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: missing ceiling tiles above the walk-in cooler. Must replace. ----must not use cardboard as matting for floors throughout the prep and dish rooms. ----noted a hole the wall next to the cooks line hand washing sink. Must seal. ----damaged/missing wall tiles behind the juice prep hand washing sink. Must replace/repair.

57. All food employees have food handler training
- comments: no proof of food handler training or certificates on site for required employees. Must provide.

Source: chicago.gov
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Report date: Oct 15, 2021
38. Insects, rodents, & animals not present
- comments: observed 1/4 inch gap underneath front entrance door. Insturcted to make door tight fitting or provide door sweep to prevent pest activity.

51. Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices
- comments: observed loose handles... See More and leaking water at bar 3-compartment sink. Instructed to repair and maintain.

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Report date: Oct 15, 2021
2. City of chicago food service sanitation certificate
- comments: observed no employee holding a valid city of chicago foodservice manager certificate on site at time of inspection. Food manager certificate which is posted on premises expired 07/19/19. Instructed to maintain an... See More employee holding a valid city of chicago foodservice manager certificate on site at all times while open and operating. Priority foundation violation 7-38-012.

16. Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized
- comments: observed slight calcium build up inside ice machine. Must clean interior of ice machine and maintain.

Source: chicago.gov
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Report date: Oct 14, 2021
55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: observed food debris and coffee creamer cups built up inside floor drains near 3 compartment sink. Instructed to clean and maintain.

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This is the second time has made me sick. The first time I thought it was because I was drinking an alcoholic beverage, but this time I was not. I have bad stomach cramps, nausea and loose stool. 2 people and 1 hour later | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Cramps See Less


Report date: Oct 13, 2021
5. Procedures for responding to vomiting and diarrheal events
- comments: some vomit and diarrhea cleaning items missing. Instructed manager must provide all necessary clean up items as provided in clean up procedure on premises. Priority foundation 7-38-005.

49. Non-food/food contact surfaces... See More clean
- comments: observed accumulated dust build up on prep area coolers condensers. Must clean and maintain equipment.

55. Physical facilities installed, maintained & clean
- comments: observed food debris/dirt build up on wall behind dishwash 3-compartment sink. Must clean wall and maintain.

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Two times in a row I've ordered from this store and thrown up violently within a few hours. Both times were rough enough to tear up my esophagus so I had bloody mucus also being thrown up. | Symptoms: Vomiting, Other See Less
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I ate a chopped salad and 2 hours later i was experiencing food poisoning | Symptoms: Nausea See Less
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Consumed one Miso Instant Ramen cup that I had purchased earlier this afternoon. Immediately thought the taste was ‘off’ but finished it anyway, chalking it up to it being organic vs the Cup O Noodles that I was use to. I was shaking and vomiting minutes after I finished the cup. | Symptoms: Nausea, Vomiting, Shaking See Less
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