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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – August 2017

Routine health inspections from the city of Huntsville for August 2017


1. 12th Street Bar                                                                                              Score: 100
1024 12th Street

  • No critical violations observed

2. Amazing Favor African Palace                                                           Score: 72 ∙
2916 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Improper cold hold
  • Paper work must be provided for all purchased product.
  • No sanitizer available to properly clean and sanitize food contact surfaces.
  • Dented can pulled from shelf and discarded.
  • No hot water available to wash dishes or wash hands properly.
  • Food packaged by owner must be properly labeled with establishments information.
  • Food out for self serve must have ingredient labels provided.
  • Thermometers needed for reach-in freezers.
  • No hand wipes or handsink available for employees.
  • 3 compartment sink must be available to wash, rinse and sanitize equipment.
  • Employee personal items must be stored separately to prevent cross-contamination.
  • All product must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Reach-in freezers need to be cleaned and sanitized.
  • More lighting is needed inside establishment to properly cleaned equipment.

3. American Legion-Sam Houston Post 95                                         Score: 100 ∙
1919 American Legion Dr.

  • No critical violations observed

4. Arnaud’s Cajun Kitchen                                                                           Score: 98
2615 Montgomery Rd.

  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.

5. Asian Star                                                                                                       Score: 86
1523 Normal Park Dr. #A

  • Improper cooling
  • Raw shrimp stored above ready-to-eat food inside cooler.
  • Employee must wash hands for 20 seconds after break or changing task.
  • Chemical spray bottle must be labeled with chemical name.
  • Product prepared and held longer than 24 hours must show 7 day expiration date.

6. Bar T Travel Center                                                                                    Score: 98
601 State Hwy 75 N. #B

  • Broken ice scoop needs to be replaced and stored properly.
  • Expired pre-packaged food pulled from shelf.

7. Bearkat Junction                                                                                         Score: 98
2020 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Paper towels must be provided for handsink inside restroom.
  • First Aid Kit is needed and pre-packaged food pulled from shelf.

8. Best Catch 2 Go                                                                                            Score: 97
1798 E. Hwy 30

  • Chemical spray bottle needs to be labeled with chemical name.

9. Brookshire Bros. – Deli                                                                             Score: 99
2601 11th Street

  • Bottom of reach-in warmer needs to be cleaned.

10. Church’s Fried Chicken                                                                            Score: 98
2711 11th Street.

  • No hot water available. Hot water must be a minimum of 100 degrees F.

11. Dollar General #2                                                                                        Score: 97
4020 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Paper towels are needed for handsink inside restroom.
  • Floors need to be cleaned throughout store.

12. Domino’s Pizza                                                                                            Score: 81
2411 Ave. I ∙

  • Improper cold hold
  • No ceiling tiles above pizza dough prep area to prevent cross-contamination.
  • No sanitizer available in preparation areas to sanitize food contact surfaces.
  • Spigot leaking on 3 compartment sink needs to be repaired.
  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Handsink removed from prep area.
  • Walls inside kitchen must be easily cleanable non-absorbent.
  • Shelves on prep cooler, wall behind 3 compartment sink and heat lamp shelves need to be cleaned and sanitized. Floors need to be cleaned under and around equipment.

13. Faith Lutheran School                                                                            Score: N/A
111 Sumac Rd.

  • Toy bus needs to be cleaned inside room 1.
  • Ranch dressing made by employees must show a 7 day expiration date.

14. Farmhouse Sweets & Eats                                                                      Score: 93
1112 11th Street

  • Improper cold hold
  • Improper hot hold
  • Large white container needs to be labeled with product name.

15. Holiday Inn Express & Suites                                                                Score: 100
148 I-45 South

  • No critical violations observed

16. Humphrey’s Bar & Grill                                                                           Score: 87
1930 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Improper cold hold
  • Sanitizer tested to weak
  • Doors on pizza prep cooler need to be repaired to maintain product temperature.
  • Cutting board on pizza prep cooler needs to be replaced.
  • Employee personal items must be stored properly to prevent cross-contamination.
  • Stained ceiling tiles need to be replaced.

17. Jif-E Mart #1                                                                                                Score: 94
1233 11th street

  • Improper cold hold
  • Tea must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Light bulb in the Coca-Cola cooler needs to be replaced.
  • Expired pre-packaged food pulled from shelf and discarded.

18. Jif-E Mart #2                                                                                               Score: 85
2501 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Improper cold hold
  • Expired Ranch Dressing discarded
  • All product must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Ice machine needs to be cleaned and sanitized.
  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler card.
  • Multiple lights throughout store need to be replaced.

19. Kroger Deli & Bakery                                                                              Score: 82
233 IH-45 South

  • Improper cold hold
  • Expired product pulled from self-serve cooler.
  • No sanitizer available in back cooking/prep area.
  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Broken thermometer inside Grab & Go cooler needs to be replaced.
  • Floors need to be cleaned under counters in Deli and Bakery area. Bread cutters and meat slicer need to be cleaned and sanitized.
  • Dishwasher in Bakery and Deli needs to be working properly.
  • Certified Food Manager certification needs to be posted for public view.

20. Kroger Grocery & Dairy                                                                        Score: 98
223 IH-45 South

  • ∙Expired Milk pulled from self-serve cooler.

21. Kroger Produce                                                                                         Score: 95
223 IH-45 South

  • Sanitizer tested to weak
  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.

22. Los Pericos Mexican Rest.                                                                     Score: 91
1548 11th St. #103

  • Improper cold hold
  • Multiple knives need to be cleaned, sanitized and in good condition.
  • Gloves or scoop must be used to handle chips.

23. Lucky Steak & Seafood                                                                           Score: 80
625 IH-45 South ∙

  • Improper cold hold
  • Improper hot hold
  • Expired shrimp sauce pulled from walkin cooler.
  • Raw chicken stored above raw beef and shrimp. Raw chicken must be stored below all foods.
  • Cooked prepared product held longer than 24 hours must show 7 day expiration date.
  • Paper towels must be provided at handsink at all times.
  • Multiple roaches observed in back prep area.
  • Personal items must be stored properly to prevent cross-contamination.
  • Broom stored improperly by equipment.
  • Floor and prep cooler in back kitchen area needs to be cleaned.
  • Rodent droppings observed in back storage/kitchen area.
  • Side of steam table and outside of prep needs to be cleaned and sanitized. Hole in back storage room must be sealed to the exterior.

24. Mama Juanita’s                                                                                          Score: 89
154 I-45 South

  • Employees must wash hands for 20 seconds after changing task or beginning work.
  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Hot water must be at a minimum of 100 degrees for proper handwashing.
  • Counter by handsink, floors, top and sides of dishwasher and side of fryers need to be cleaned.

25. Mr. Hamburger Pre Kitchen                                                                    Score: 99 ∙
1019 Ave. J

  • Floors need to be cleaned under back prep table and coolers need to be cleaned.

26. Raising Cane’s                                                                                               Score: 93
277 IH-45 South

  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Product held longer than 24 hours must show 7 day expiration date.
  • Health permit must be posted for public view.
  • Placard and Food Manager certification must be posted for public view.

27. Rodeo Mexican Bar & Grill                                                                   Score: 72
3011 Hwy 30 West #307

  • Improper cold hold
  • Ready-to-eat foods stored inside cooler must be stored with cover to prevent cross-contamination.
  • Containers inside prep cooler holding ready-to-eat food needs to be cleaned every 24 hours or as needed.
  • No tongs available for lemons inside bar area.
  • Floor drain under ice machine needs to drain properly.
  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Thermometer is needed inside prep cooler and walk-in cooler.
  • Paper towels must be provided at handsink at all times.
  • Floor tiles need to be re-grouted to prevent accumulation of food.
  • Floors under equipment, prep cooler, reach-in cooler, top of sugar lid and counter under margarita machine needs to be cleaned and sanitized.

28. Smiley’s Express #6                                                                                   Score: 98
3595 W. Hwy 30

  • All product must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Behind nozzles on slushy machine needs to be cleaned and sanitized.

29. Taco Bell #2                                                                                                 Score: 94
129 IH045 South

  • Chemicals must be stored properly to prevent cross-contamination.
  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Counter under steamer, hot press, reach-in warmer and floors under equipment need to be cleaned.

30. Toasted                                                                                                            Score: 95
1932 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Prepared cooked product held longer than 24 hours must show 7 day expiration date.
  • Side of fryers need to be cleaned

31. Wal Mart Bakery                                                                                       Score: 96
141 IH-45 South

  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler card.
  • No water pressure on 3 compartment sink from leak that needs to be repaired.

32. Wal Mart Deli                                                                                               Score: 88
141 IH-45 South

  • Expired Hummus and Pizza pulled from self-serve cooler.
  • Sanitizer tested to strong
  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • All product must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Venthood filters and floor inside walk-in cooler needs to be cleaned. Multiple ceiling tiles need to be replaced above3 compartment sink.

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