AMA BISTRO: Inspection on October 8, 2019

Date: 
October 8, 2019
Location: 
AMA BISTRO
215 S. STATE STREET
ANN ARBOR, MI 48104
Priority Violations: 
1
Priority Foundation Violations: 
1
Core Violations: 
4
Compliance: 
In Compliance
Comments: 
Routine Inspection:
Details: 

AMA BISTRO

Violation: 
3-501.18
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Ready-to-Eat, Potentially Haza
Comments: 
OBSERVED THREE CONTAINERS OF HOUSEMADE DRESSINGS STORED IN UPPER LEVEL OF PREP TOP UNIT WITH DISCARD BY/DATE LABELS THAT ARE EXPIRED BY RANGE OF ONE TO THREE DAYS. RTE/HOUSEMADE/TCS FOODS MUST BE DISCARDED AFTER THE LISTED 7-DAY DISCARD BY DATE. PIC CORRECTED AT TIME OF INSPECTION BY DISCARDING ALL EXPIRED DRESSINGS, AND WILL ENSURE NO FOODS ARE STORED BEYOND THEIR DISCARD BY DATE.
Items: 
Ready to eat, potentially hazardous food(s)
Locations: 
prep unit
Problems: 
Beyond consume by date
Corrections: 
Discard.

AMA BISTRO

Violation: 
6-501.113
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Storing Maintenance Tools
Comments: 
OBSERVED SEVERAL FOOD STORAGE SHELVES IN KITCHEN AND BASEMENT WITH MAINTENANCE TOOLS AND EQUIPMENT PRESENT. TO CORRECT, RELOCATE MAINTENANCE AND ALL OTHER TOOLS TO A DESIGNATED LOCATION AWAY AND SEPARATED FROM FOOD STORAGE AREAS.
Items: 
Maintenance tool storage
Problems: 
Contaminates
Corrections: 
Relocate to a designated area that does not contaminate items or surfaces.

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Violation: 
4-901.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Equipment and Utensils, Air-Dr
Comments: 
OBSERVED SEVERAL STACKS OF CLEAN DISHWARE STORED WHILE WET. CLEAN DISHES MUST BE AIR DRIED BEFORE STACKING FOR STORAGE. TO CORRECT, ALWAYS ALLOW DISHES TO AIR DRY COMPLETELY BEFORE STACKING FOR STORAGE.
Items: 
Clean equipment and utensil(s)
Locations: 
dishwasher area clean dish rack area
Problems: 
Stored/stacked wet
Corrections: 
Completely air dry all items prior to storage/use.

AMA BISTRO

Violation: 
4-501.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Good Repair and Proper Adjustm
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE FOLLOWING EQUIPMENT IN NEED OF REPAIR: 1. WALK IN FREEZER WITH HEAVY ICE BUILD UP IN REAR WALLS AND SHELVES. FREEZER IS WORKING AND ALL FOOD ITEMS ARE FROZEN. 2. PREP TOP COOLER IN MIAN KITCHEN AREA, WATER POOLING IN BOTTOM INTERIOR OF UNIT. TO CORRECT, PLEASE REPAIR THE ABOVE NOW TO PREVENT ICE AND WATER ACCUMULATION INSIDE EQUIPMENT.
Items: 
Equipment
Problems: 
In poor repair
Corrections: 
Repair/replace.

AMA BISTRO

Violation: 
6-501.114
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Maintaining Premises, Unnecess
Comments: 
OBSERVED ACCUMULATION OF OLD EQUIPMENT AND OTHER SUPPLIES IN BASEMENT STORAGE AREA. TO CORRECT, REMOVE AS MANY UNUSED/UNWANTED ITEMS AND EQUIPMENT AS POSSIBLE, TO FACILITATE THOROUGH CLEANING AND TO PREVENT POTENTIAL HARBORAGE CONDITIONS.
Items: 
Unnecessary item(s)
Locations: 
storage area
Problems: 
Not removed from facility
Corrections: 
Remove from facility/premises.

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Violation: 
4-502.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Good Repair and Calibration
Comments: 
OBSERVED 4 KNIVES WITH CHIPPED BLADES STORED IN UTENSIL STORAGE SHELF. UTENSILS MUST BE MAINTAINED IN A STATE OF REPAIR AND IN SAFE CONDITION. PIC CORRECTED AT TIME OF INSPECTION BY DISCARDING ALL THE DAMAGED KNIVES. PIC WILL REPLACE WITH NEW KNIVES AND ENSURE ALL UTENSILS ARE MAINTAINED IN GOOD CONDITION.
Items: 
Utensil(s)
Locations: 
Utensil rack
Problems: 
In poor repair
Corrections: 
Repair/replace.