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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – August 2018

Routine health inspections by the City of Huntsville for the month of August 2018


1836 Steakhouse Score:  91 Improper cold hold
2641 11th Street Expired Produce pulled from prep cooler
Dented cans pulled from walk-in cooler
American Legion-Sam Houston Post 95 Score:  96 Sanitizer tested too weak
1919 American Legion Dr Certified Food Manager Certification must be posted for public view
Bar T Travel Center Score:  90 Improper cold hold
601 State Hwy 75 N #B Raw chicken stored above cut watermelon
Donut trays need to be cleaned
Wiping cloths stored improperly
Burger King Score:  84 Improper cold hold
107 I-45 S Improper time used for 4-hour holding
Soda nozzles need to be cleaned
Front hand sink not draining properly
Employees have 1 week to obtain Food Handler Certifications
Sugar ants observed on to-go cups in drive-thru window and front hand sink area
Bottom of small reach-in cooler needs to be cleaned, bottom of small reach-in freezer needs to be cleaned, and the warmer area needs to be cleaned
Chili’s Grill & Bar Score:  72 Improper cold hold
123 IH-45 North Improper hot hold
Expired product pulled from walk-in cooler
Sanitizer tested too weak
Small plastic cup observed sitting inside corn salsa container
Sanitizer bucked stored on the floor
Employees have 1 week to obtain Food Handler Certifications
Paper towels are needed at back hand sink
Employee drink stored on top of prep cooler
Wiping cloths stored improperly
All product must be covered properly to prevent cross-contamination
Dirty knife stored between prep cooler lid and wall; tongs stored improperly under prep cooler
Side of reach-in cooler needs to be cleaned, inside/bottom of reach-in freezer needs to be cleaned, and prep cooler drawers need to be cleaned
Light in small venthood needs to be replaced
Chinese Wok Score:  85 Double stacking observed in prep cooler and reach-in cooler
2806 Sam Houston Ave Dishes need to be washed, rinsed, and sanitized
Hand sink is for handwashing only
Improper date marking
Wiping cloths stored improperly
Product stored on the floor inside walk-in cooler, and product in prep cooler, reach-in cooler, and walk-in cooler must be covered properly to prevent cross-contamination, and product stored under counter must be covered properly to prevent cross-contamination
Tongs stored improperly
Floor inside walk-in freezer needs to be cleaned
Certified Food Manager Certification needs to be posted for public view
Church’s Fried Chicken Score:  91 Improper cold hold
2711 11th Street Employees have 1 week to obtain Food Handler Certifications
Thermometer in prep cooler is broker and needs to be replaced
Floors need to be cleaned, and bottom of reach-in cooler needs to be cleaned
Vent hood needs to be cleaned
Denny’s #7630 Score:  81 Improper cold hold
3016 W SH 30 Stove top needs to be cleaned
Employee observed using the same pair of gloves after changing tasks
Prep cooler needs to be repaired
Improper date marking
Employee drink stored on prep table
Wiping cloths stored improperly
Product inside prep cooler must be covered properly to prevent cross-contamination
Product observed thawing inside 2-compartment sink with no running water
Kitchen floors need to be cleaned, inside and outside of cooler drawers need to be cleaned, bottom of prep coolers need to be cleaned, bottom of reach-in freezer needs to be cleaned, and missing ceiling tiles need to be replaced
Light inside vent hood needs to be replaced
Discovery Days Preschool Score:  N/A No violations observed
2400 Sycamore Ave
Dollar General #1 (774) Score:  94 Dented cans pulled from shelves
224 SH 75 N Water bottles stored on floor; all items must be stored at least 6 inches off the floor
Bottom of reach-in coolers need to be cleaned
Expired product pulled from walk-in cooler, and expired baby food pulled from shelves
Dollar General #2 (11036) Score:  95 Dented cans pulled from shelves
4020 Sam Houston Ave Doors and bottom of reach-in coolers need to be cleaned
Expired product pulled from reach-in coolers
Domino’s Pizza Score:  94 Improper cold hold
2411 Ave. I Sanitizer tested too weak
Donut Wheel Score:  85 Improper cold hold
1223 Sam Houston Ave Sota nozzles need to be cleaned
Certified Food Manager is needed
Employees have 1 week to obtain Food Handler Certifications
Thermometer inside white reach-in cooler needs to be replaced
wiping cloths stored improperly
Bottom of white reach-in cooler needs to be cleaned
Certified Food Manager needs to be posted for public view
Draft Bar, The Score:  81 Improper cold hold
2002 Sam Houston Ave Improper reheating
Sanitizer tested too strong
Employees have 1 week to obtain Food Handler Certifications
All product held longer than 24 hours must show prep and 7-day expiration date
All product must be covered properly to prevent cross-contamination
Bulk containers must be labeled with product name
Expired pre-packaged product pulled from 3-door reach-in cooler
Faith Lutheran School Score:  N/A Light in room #1 needs to be replaced and outlets need to be covered in room #5
111 Sumac Road Nap mats pulled from room #3
Farmhouse Sweets and Eats Score:  96 Improper cold hold
1112 11th Street Exhaust fan needs to be cleaned
Floyd’s on 14th Score:  97 All product held longer than 24 hours must be labeled with prep and 7-day expiration date
1221 14th St Bottom of reach-in cooler needs to be cleaned
Huntsville Classical Academy/Premier High School Score:  91 Improper hot hold
2407 Sam Houston Ave Sanitizer tested too weak
No Certified Food Manager available on site
Certified Food Manager Certificate must be posted for public view
Jolly Fox/One Legged Crow Score:  96 Inside of ice maching needs to be cleaned
2504 Sam Houston Ave Placard must be posted for public view
Kroger Produce Score:  98 Employees have 1 week to obtain Food Handler Certifications
223 I-45 S
Little Caesars Score:  89 Improper hot hold
111 I-45 S #H Oven needs to be cleaned
Product held longer than 24 hours must be properly date marked with prep and 7-day expiration date
Hand sink is for hand washing only
Lids on containers in prep cooler need to be cleaned, floor behind pizza cutting station needs to be cleaned, and floor in prep area needs to be cleaned
Long John Silver’s Score:  82 Improper cold hold
2101 Sam Houston Ave Food observed being directly stored on a non-food contact surface
Soda nozzles need to be cleaned; sanitizer tested too weak
Sanitizer buckets need to labeled
Employees have 1 week to obtain Food Handler Certifications
Product inside small prep cooler must be covered properly to prevent cross-contamination
Utensils stored improperly inside small prep cooler and ice scoop observed being stored improperly inside ice machine
Floors needs to be cleaned, side of 2-door reach-in freeser needs to be cleaned, and prep table next to handsink needs to be cleaned
Light out in venthood needs to be replaced
Los Pericos Mexican Restaurant Score:  79 Improper cold hold
1548 11th Street #103 Product observed sitting on top of trash can, container of lemons stored in ice used for drinks, raw product observed sitting directly on counter top
Dirty knife stored above prep line needs to be washed, rinsed, and sanitized and inside of ice machine needs to be cleaned
Employee observed changing tasks without washing hands and changing gloves
Product in walk-in cooler with no prep or 7-day expiration date
Thermometer needed in prep cooler
No paper towels availble at hand sink
Wiping cloths stored improperly next to raw product
Raw product stored on top of trash can, and food in bottom of prep cooler, walk-in cooler, and walk-in freezer needs to be covered properly to prevent cross-contamination
Ice scoop stored improperly on top of soda machine
Lucky Steak and Seafood Score:  85 Improper cold hold
625 I-45 S Expired product pulled from walk-in cooler
Sanitizer tested too weak
Employees have 48 hors to obtain Food Handler Certifications
Product held longer than 24 hours with no prep date or 7-day expiration date
Inside and outside of prep cooler #1 needs to be cleaned, floors need to be cleaned, lids on product in raw cooler need to be cleaned, and inside and outside of two-door reach-in freezer needs to be cleaned
Luigi’s Italian Grill Score:  84 Improper cold hold
1502 Sam Houston Ave Improper hot hold
Sanitizer tested too weak
Sanitizer tested too weak
Employee observed touching face, clothes, and apron without changing gloves between tasks
Paper towels are needed at front hand sink
Employee cup stored on counter next to clean dishes
Wiping cloths stored improperly
Mama Juanita’s Score:  83 Improper cold hold
154 I-45 S Sanitizer tested too strong
Employee observed making sanitizer with gloves and using the same gloves to prepare food
Sanitizer spray bottles need to be labeled, sanitizer tesed too strong, and bucket sanitizer stored on the floor
Product inside prep cooler labeled with wrong prep date
Wiping cloths stored on counter top and hand sink
Product stored inside walk-in cooler, reach-in cooler, and prep cooler without lit or cover
Bottom of reach-in freezer needs to be cleaned, floors need to be cleaned, walk-in cooler floors need to be cleaned,  and outside of reach-in cooler needs to be cleaned
McAlister’s Deli Score:  93 Metal framing inside ice machine needs to be cleaned
193 I-45 S #A 2018 Health permit must be posted for public view
Product at bottom of prep cooler needs to be covered to prevent cross-contamination
Floors in back prep area need to be cleaned
Primos Score:  77 Improper cold hold
500 I-45 N Improper hot hold
Product stored directly on shelf inside prep cooler
Sanitizer tested too weak
Employee observed changing tasks without washing hands or changing gloves
All product stored without prep and 7-day expiration date
Hot water is not available at hand sink
Product stored without a proper lid or cover
Floors need to be cleaned, counter tops need to be cleaned, bottom of prep cooler needs to be cleaned, and side of equipment needs to be cleaned
Venthood is not working properly and needs to be serviced
Certivied Food Manager Certification must be posted for public view
Raising Cane’s Score:  94 Improper cold hold
277 I-45 S Employees have 1 week to obtain Food Handler Certifications
Floor needs to be cleaned under green storage rack, back side of raw chicken prep cooler needs to be cleaned, and floor under fryer needs to be cleaned
Rodeo Mexican Bar and Grill Score:  85 Improper cold hold
3011 Hwy 30 W #307 Double stacking observed in walk-in cooler
Cutting board on prep cooler needs to be cleaned or replaced
Wiping cloths stored improperly
Product stored in coolers with no lids or covers, and salsa container observed being stored on the kitchen floor
Utensils stored between counter and prep cooler
Bulk containers need to be labeled with product name
Bottom of reach-in freezer needs to be cleaned
Light inside vent hood needs to be replaced
Smiley’s Express #6 Score:  90 Improper cooling method
3595W Hwy 30 Dented can pulled from shelves
Employees have 48 hours to obtain Food Handler Certification
Drinks stored on the floor in walk-in cooler
Expired product pulled from shelves
Stripes #1049 Score:  83 Expired product pulled from walk-in cooler
2530 Sam Houston Ave Sanitizer tested too weak
Dented cans pulled from shelf
Sanitizer bucked stored on floor in cooking area
Product in cooler labeled with wrong date sticker
Product in walk-in cooler must have lid or cover to prevent cross-contamination
Floors need to be cleaned, buld food containers need to be cleaned, and front hand sink needs to be cleaned
Expired product pulled from shelves
Taco Bell #2 Score:  95 Sanitizer tested too weak
129 I-45 S Employees have 1 week to obtain Food Handler Certifications
Taco Cabana Score:  83 Improper cold hold
253 I-45 S Improper hot hold
Employee observed changing tasks without washing hands and changing gloves
Employees have 1 week to obtain Food Handler Certifications
Improper date marking observed inside walk-in cooler
Utensil stored inside back hand sink; hand sink is for handwashing only
Product stored on floor inside walk-in cooler
Floor underneath cooking equipment needs to be cleaned
Valero Corner Store #348 Score:  88 Improper cold hold
650 I-45 S Improper hot hold
Sanitizer tested too weak
All product held longer than 24 hours must show prep and 7-day expiration date
Floors need to be cleaned and black mats need to be cleaned
Wal-Mart Bakery #285 Score:  95 Improper cold hold
141 I-45 S Employees have 1 week to obtain Food Handler Certifications
Wal Mart Deli #285 Score:  94 Expired product pulled from meat display cooler
141 I-45 S Employees have 1 week to obtain Food Handler Certifications
Light inside vent hood needs to be replaced
Yummy Yummy Mongolian Grill & Sushi Score:  88 Improper cold hold
3006 Hwy 30 W #B Double stacking observed in walk-in cooler
Sanitizer containers need to be labeled
Employees have 1 week to obtain Food Handler Certifications
Product stored on floor in walk-in cooler and product in walk-in cooler stored with no lid or cover

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  1. Why isn’t Hartz on the list?

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