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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections for June 2016

City of Huntsville Routine Health Inspections for June 2016


1. 19th Hole at Ravens Nest                                                                Score: 5
457 IH-45 South

  • Soda Nozzles need to be cleaned, Ice
  • Ice machine needs to be cleaned and cutting board need to be replaced.
  • No Certified Food Manager available

2. American Legion-Sam Houston Post 95                                Score: 0
1919 American Legion Dr.

  • No critical violations observed

3. Arby’s                                                                                                      Score: 8
1504 11th Street

  • Improper cold hold
  • Sanitizer tested too weak
  • Tylenol stored on shelf inside walk-in cooler
  • Ice machine not working needs to be removed from establishment.

4. Arnaud’s Cajun Kitchen                                                                 Score: 9
2615 Montgomery Rd.

  • Improper cold hold
  • Improper reheating
  • Crawfish being cooked behind trailer without proper covering.

5. Café Texan                                                                                            Score: 13
1120 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Improper cold hold
  • Improper hot hold
  • Double stacking product inside prep cooler
  • Sanitizer tested too weak
  • Employee cell phone and open coffee cup stored on top of prep table.

6. Dairy Queen                                                                                          Score: 11
602 IH-45 South

  • Improper cold hold
  • Improper hot hold
  • Soda nozzles need to be cleaned and sanitized
  • Broken thermometer inside cooler needs to be replaced
  • Single service articles needs to be stored 6 inches off the floor

7. Denny’s                                                                                                    Score: 15
3016 W. SH 30

  • Improper cold hold
  • Front cutting board needs to be replaced
  • Multiple employees need to obtain Food Handler Cards.
  • Thermometer is needed for cook to check product temperature
  • Multiple gnats observed inside kitchen and dry storage area
  • Ice cream scoop stored inside dipper well without running water
  • Floors need to be cleaned behind fryers, Floor drains need to be cleaned and Front warmer drawers need to be cleaned and sanitized.
  • Light needs to be replaced inside venthood and venthood needs to be cleaned.
  • Ceiling tiles with water damage need to be replaced.

8. Dickey’s BBQ                                                                                    Score: 11
601 Hwy 75 North #C

  • Sanitizer bucket stored on top of counter by ice machine.
  • Drain under 3 compartment sink not draining properly.
  • Product packaged and out for self serve needs to be provided with labels.
  • Small reach-in freezer not maintaining product at appropriate temperature.
  • Grease trap needs to be cleaned

9. Discovery Days Preschool                                                           Score: N/A
2400 Sycamore Ave.

  • Screen inside C101 room needs to be repaired
  • Screens not available inside C105 and C104
  • C101 Jungle climbing toy with brown and green colors needs to be repaired.
  • C107 plastic storage container needs to be replaced
  • Single service articles must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • C100 class sanitizer tested too strong

10. Elikins Lake Clubhouse                                                               Score: 15
632 Cherry Hills

  • Pasta warmer (pot with water) left over from night before.
  • Cutting boards need to be cleaned and Waffle makers on bottom shelf need to be cleaned
  • Cook cutting ready-to-eat foods without gloves
  • Multiple employees need to obtain Food Handler Cards
  • Product prepared and held longer than 24 hours must show 7 day expiration date.
  • Dishwasher sanitizer tested too low
  • Large bulk containers must be labeled for identification
  • Top and bottom of dishwasher need to be cleaned
  • Inspection/Placard not posted for public view, CFM not posted for public view and extra equipment stored in bar area needs to be removed

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

  • No critical violations observed

12. Five Loaves Deli                                                                           Score: 3
1329 University #H

  • Improper cold hold

13. Grand Buffet                                                                                  Score: 13
111 IH-45 South #A

  • Improper cold hold
  • Sushi being held on time chart not being followed correctly. 4 hour holding time
  • Product cooked and held longer than 24 hours must show 7 day expiration date
  • Employee personal items must be stored below and away from food and food contact surfaces.
  • Bucket sanitizer should be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • All product must be stored 6 inches off the floor
  • Large container of flower needs to be labeled
  • Certified Food Manager certification needs to be posted for public view and back doors must be sealed from the exterior

14. Health & Energy                                                                                    Score: 0
1212 University Ave.

  • No critical violations observed

15. Humphrey’s Bar & Grill                                                                     Score: 15
1930 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Improper cold hold
  • Dented cans pulled from shelf
  • Ice machine and cutting boards need to be cleaned and sanitized
  • Prep cooler gaskets need to be replaced to maintain product temperature
  • Sliced meats held longer than 24 hours must show proper preparation and  expiration dates.
  • Open employee drink stored improperly.
  • Ceiling tiles with water damage need to be replaced.

16. I.H.O.P                                                                                                         Score: 3
3008 Hwy 30 West

  • Multiple gnats and flies observed inside kitchen
  • Half eaten plumb observed on top of dishwasher
  • Ready-to-eat foods need to be properly covered to prevent any cross-contamination.

17. Kroger Deli & Bakery                                                                          Score: 16
223 IH-45 South

  • Improper cold hold
  • Improper hot hold
  • Expired Black Bean Pico pulled from Deli service line cooler and expired hard cheese pulled from deli display cooler.
  • Fryer baskets need to be cleaned and sanitized
  • Chemical spray bottle stored on top of prep table.
  • Multiple gnats observed in deli prep area
  • All coolers must be provided with thermometers

18. Kroger Meat Market & Seafood                                                        Score: 20
223 I-45 South

  • Improper cold hold
  • Expired Taco Meats Pork and Natural slow roasted chicken breast
  • No sanitizer available in prep areas and rusted knives need to be discarded.
  • Employee lack of knowledge during inspection
  • Chemical spray bottle stored on top of prep table.
  • Hot water not available at front handsink. Hot water must be a minimum of 100 degrees F.
  • Cajun butter stored inside handsink. Handsink is for handwashing only.
  • Employee with long beard needs to wear beard net while prepping food.

19. Lucky Steak and Seafood                                                                   Score: 15
625 IH-45 South

  • Expired white rice past 7 day expiration date pulled from walk-in cooler
  • Ready-to-eat foods must be covered to prevent any cross-contamination
  • Can opener and back prep table needs to be cleaned and sanitized.
  • Sanitizer tested too weak
  • Reminder asterisk must be marked on product under cooked on menus
  • Live and dead roaches observed in back prep areas.
  • Raw shrimp in bucket stored on floor and Air conditioner turned off causing employees to sweat.

20. Lone Star BBQ                                                                                      Score: 8
1215 Ave. Q

  • Improper cold hold
  • Sanitizer spray bottle must be available to sanitize counters
  • BBQ sauce stored inside handsink. Handsink is for handwashing only.

21. McKenzie’s BBQ & Burgers                                                         Score: 16
1548 11th St. #101

  • Improper cooling
  • Improper cold hold
  • Broken utensils need to be discarded and replaced.
  • Gaskets need to be replaced on hamburger prep cooler to maintain product temperature.
  • Product prepared and held longer than 24 hours must provided 7 day expiration date
  • Thermometer is needed hamburger prep cooler
  • Open employee drink stored on back prep table.

22. Mr. Hamburger Prep Kitche                                                        Score: 3
1019 Ave. J

  • Raw eggs stored inside cooler above spinach

23. Pita Pit                                                                                                    Score: 0
2100 Sam Houston Ave. #A

  • No critical violations observed

24. Second Baptist Preschool                                                            Score: N/A
2517 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Screws loose in play kitchen
  • Red Room without sanitizer spray bottle

25. Starbucks Coffee Company                                                         Score: 9
101 IH-45 South

  • Improper cold hold
  • Expired Organic Milk pulled from prep cooler
  • Beverage counter needs to be cleaned and sanitized as needed.

26. Sweet Dough                                                                                      Score: 3
1110 Ave. M

  • Improper cold hold

27. Taco Bell #1                                                                                        Score: 1
2103 Sam Houston

  • Back handsink with ice observed. Handsink must be for handwashing only.

28. Taqueria Tako Loko                                                                    Score: 0
202 Phelps Dr.

  • No critical violations observed

29. Whataburger                                                                                    Score: 7
140 I-45 South

  • Shredded lettuce held on time for 8 hours, max of 4 hours only.
  • Food stored inside walk-in cooler must be covered to prevent any cross-contamination
  • Clogged AC duct in ceiling is causing water to leak from ceiling near back handsink.

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