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Huntsville Restaurant Inspections – November 2017

Routine health inspection results from the City of Huntsville for November 2017


1. Bahama Bucks                                                                                       Score: 99
193 I-45 South #F

  • Certified Food Manager certificate and placard must be posted for public view.

2. Brookshire Bros. – Grocery                                                                 Score: 97
2601 11th St.

  • Expired food pulled from display coolers.

3. Brookshire Bros. – Meat Market                                                       Score: 95 ∙
2601 11th St.

  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Paper towels must be provided at handsink at all times.
  • Back corner under chemical rack needs to be cleaned and top of chemical bottle needs to be cleaned.

4. Buffalo Wild Wings                                                                                 Score: 96
203 IH-45 South

  • Raw chicken stored above raw beef inside walk-in cooler.
  • Pass through counter and gray stackable containers need to be cleaned. Floor under bag in the box, small prep cooler, bottom of cooler drawers and venthood filters need to be cleaned and sanitized.

5. Children’s House, The                                                                           Score: N/A
906 10th St.

  • Storage containers inside Pre-K room need to be cleaned.

6. Chinese Wok                                                                                               Score: 73
2806 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Improper cold hold
  • White plastic containers holding vegetables need to be cleaned and white cutting board replaced.
  • Employee handling ready-to-eat foods without washing hands after changing tasks.
  • Cook handling ready-to-eat food without proper glove use.
  • Bucket sanitizer needs to be labeled and test at appropriate strength.
  • Person in charge or manager must be available at all times.
  • Cooked, prepared product must show 7 day expiration date.
  • Food thermometer must be available to check product temperatures.
  • Employee personal items must be stored properly to prevent cross-contamination.
  • Bucket towels stored improperly on top of counters.
  • Back door propped open without screen protection.
  • Single service items must be stored 6 inches off the floor in dinning area.
  • Air vent and ceiling in front of walk-in need to be cleaned, floors and floor drains need to be cleaned, Green wire shelf and wall by prep cooler need to be cleaned.
  • Venthood filters and top shelf on back prep table needs to be cleaned.
  • Mop sink area needs to be re-organized and cleaned.

7. City Hall Café & Pie Bar                                                                         Score: 95
1421 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Improper cold hold
  • Knife being stored inside prep cooler containers. Utensils must be stored properly.
  • Gaskets on all coolers need to be cleaned.
  • Bottom of raw reach-in, ceiling tile and return air vents and both microwaves need to be cleaned and sanitized.

8. Donde Rosi – Two Cuisine!                                                                  Score: 92
505 11th St. #A

  • Improper cold hold
  • Sanitizer bucket must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Screen window needs to be repaired and hole in floor needs to be repaired.

9. Farmhouse Café                                                                                        Score: 89
1325 University Ave.

  • Improper cold hold
  • White cutting boards need to be replaced.
  • Doors on prep cooler need to be repaired to maintain product temperature.
  • Wall around air vent above 2 compartment sink and wall behind 2 compartment sink needs to be cleaned.
  • Fan and wires by soup well need to be cleaned and outside of oven and floor under dishwasher needs to be cleaned.

10. H.I.S.D. High School                                                                             Score: 93
515 E. FM 2821

  • Improper cold hold
  • Current health permit must be posted for public view.
  • Employees personal items stored on top shelf must be stored properly.
  • Venthood filters need to be cleaned.

11. Hartz Chicken Buffet                                                                             Score: 95
3020 Hwy 30 West

  • Product must show proper prep and expiration date.
  • Floor inside prep area needs to be re-grouted.
  • Floor in kitchen prep area, raw reach-in cooler, counter under back steam line and the sides of both reach-in warmers need to be cleaned.

12. Huntsville Classical Academy/Premier                                       Score: 100
2407 Sam Houston

  • No critical violations observed

13. Huntsville Exxon                                                                                    Score: 93
558 IH-45 South

  • Improper cold hold
  • Large ice bags need to be labeled
  • Broken thermometer inside walk-in cooler needs to be replaced.

14. Huntsville Lanes Bowling                                                                   Score: 97
663 Ih-45 South

  • Product must show proper prep and expiration date.
  • All paper work must be provided on inspections.

15. Huntsville Memorial Hospital                                                         Score: 90
110 Memorial Hospital Dr.

  • Improper cold hold
  • Product must be cooled properly using proper cooling methods.
  • Product date marked for longer than 7 days.
  • Ice observed inside front handsink.
  • Handsink is for handwashing only.
  • Gaskets need to be cleaned on coolers and side of fryers need to be cleaned.

16. La Quinta Inn                                                                                           Score: 100
124 I-45 North

  • No critical violations observed.

17. Library, The                                                                                              Score: 92
2301 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Sanitizer tested to weak
  • Current Health Permit must be posted for public view.
  • Towels must be provided at handsink at all times.
  • Placard or inspection needs to be posted for public view.

18. Lone Star BBQ                                                                                         Score: 98
1215 Ave. Q

  • Top of warmer needs to be cleaned
  • Certified Food Manager certificate needs to be posted for public view.

19. Mr. Z’s Mart                                                                                              Score: 90
3003 Hwy 30 West

  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Small ice bags need to be labeled.
  • Thermometer must be provided inside all coolers and freezers.
  • Paper towels must be provided at handsink inside restroom.
  • All product must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Soda nozzles need to be cleaned and sanitized.

20. Olive Garden                                                                                            Score: 90
225 IH-45 South

  • improper cold hold
  • All product must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Sanitizer tested to weak.
  • Thermometer stored on top pasta inside cooler drawers. Thermometer must be stored properly.

21. Pookie Convenience Store                                                                  Score: 95
901 11th Street

  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Sanitizer test strips are needed.
  • All product must be stored 6 inches off the floor.

22. Popeye’s                                                                                                      Score: 97
2032 11th St.

  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Counter top under microwave and floors need to be cleaned.

23. Quick Pic                                                                                                    Score: 96
1020 Martin Luther King

  • Sanitizer tested to weak
  • All product must be stored 6 inches off the floor.

24. S.H.S.U. C Java Café                                                                         Score: 97
1640 Bobby K. Marks

  • 2017 Health Permit must be posted for public view.
  • Placard must be posted for public view.

25. S.H.S.U. General’s Market                                                                 Score: 89
2012 Ave. J

  • Improper hot hold
  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Veggie chemical wash must have test strips provided.
  • Sanitizer towels must be stored in bucket
  • Large container of rice and two buckets in bakery need to be labeled.
  • Venthood filters, wall behind flat grill and bottom of reach-in freezer needs to be cleaned.
  • Certified Food Manager certificate and placard needs to be posted for public view.

26. Sbarro Pizza                                                                                              Score: 98
141 IH-45 South

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

27. Senior Center of Walker Co.                                                              Score: 92
340F Hwy 75 North

  • Improper cold hold
  • Sanitizer tested to strong
  • Rust observed on chemical dispensing holders that need to be replaced.

28. Shenanigan’s                                                                                             Score: 99
1548 11th St. #102

  • Multiple ceiling tiles need to be replaced.

29. Skipper’s 10K Kwik Stop                                                                    Score: 100
104 I-45 South

  • No critical violations observed

30. Smiley’s Express                                                                                     Score: 93
266 FM 247 #A

  • Improper cold hold
  • Improper hot hold
  • Expired product pulled from shelf.

31. Smileys Express #2                                                                                Score: 92
104 State Hwy 190

  • Improper cold hold
  • Improper hot hold
  • Frozen food must be defrosted under a cold stream of water or inside cooler.
  • Expired product pulled from walk-in cooler.

32. Starbucks Coffee Company                                                               Score: 96
101 IH-45 South

  • Ready-to-eat food must be stored properly to prevent any cross-contamination.
  • Sanitizer must be stored 6 inches off the floor.

33. Stripes #1049                                                                                           Score: 97
2530 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Improper cold hold

34. Sweet Dough                                                                                            Score: 97
2019 Ave. L 1/2 Lot A

  • Improper cold hold

35. Target Store                                                                                              Score: 99
259 IH-45 South

  • Floor inside pizza/prep area needs to be cleaned.

36. The Food Truck                                                                                        Score: 100
110 Anders Lane

  • No critical violations observed.

37. Wal-Mart Grocery & Produce                                                          Score: 97
141 IH-45 South

  • Improper cold hold

38. Wal-Mart Meat Market & Sea Food                                               Score: 98
141 IH-45 South

  • Disclosure statement for raw product must be posted on sea food display cooler

39. Wendy’s #2                                                                                               Score: 84
639 State Hwy 75 North

  • 4 hour holding time must be available for cut lettuce.
  • Cook must wash hands after changing each task.
  • Chemical spray bottle must be labeled properly with chemical name.
  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Current Health Permit must be posted for public view
  • Multiple flies observed inside kitchen/prep area.
  • Floors under equipment need to be cleaned, raw meat cooler needs to be cleaned and drains need to be cleaned. Side of raw meat cooler and floor under drink station needs to be cleaned.
  • Mop sink needs to be cleaned.

40. Whataburger                                                                                            Score: 97
140 I-45 South

  • Improper hot hold

41. Wonder Ways African Food                                                               Score: 93
1429 Sam Houston Ave.

  • Stove top needs to be cleaned and sanitized.
  • All product must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Snail deep freezer needs to be cleaned
  • Broken ceiling tiles need to be replaced.
  • Certified Food Manager certificate needs to be posted for public view.

42. Yongqin Chen                                                                                           Score: 97
223 IH-45 South

  • Product must show proper 7 day expiration date.
  • Large container must be labeled with product name.

43. Zipp Zapp                                                                                                   Score: 88
525 11th Street

  • Improper cold hold
  • Employees have 30 days from the day of hire to obtain food handler cards.
  • Walk-in cooler not maintaining adequate temperature to cool product.
  • Sanitizer test strips are needed
  • Product inside walk-in cooler must be stored 6 inches off the floor.
  • Broken ceiling tiles need to be replaced and counter top under soda machine needs to be replaced.
  • Paper towels are needed at handsink at all times.

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