ASIA CITY RESTAURANT: Inspection on October 2, 2012

Date: 
October 2, 2012
Location: 
ASIA CITY RESTAURANT
2905 WASHTENAW AVE.
YPSILANTI, MI 48197
Priority Violations: 
11
Priority Foundation Violations: 
7
Core Violations: 
4
Compliance: 
In Compliance
Details: 

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-501.16
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti
Comments: 
THE SUSHI BAR DISPLAY CASE WAS FOUND TO BE HOLDING POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS AT 46 - 57 DEGREES F. POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS MUST BE MAINTAINED AT 41 DEGREES F OR BELOW. THE UNIT WAS NOT TURNED ON AT TIME OF INSPECTION. CORRECTED BY DISCARDING ALL FOODS IN THE DISPLAY CASE.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-501.16
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti
Comments: 
SELF SERVE SOFT SERVE ICE CREAM MACHINE FOUND TO BE 53 DEGREES ON THE VANILLA SIDE. POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS MUST BE AT 41 DEGREES F OR BELOW. CORRECTED BY DISCARDING THE VANILLA SOFT SERVE. THE MACHINE WAS NOT TURNED ON AT TIME OF INSPECTION.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-401.13
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Plant Food Cooking for Hot Hol
Comments: 
BAKED SPINACH AND CHEESE FOUND ON THE STEAM TABLE AT 118 DEGREES F. THE REST OF THE FOOD ON THE HOT BAR WAS HOLDING SIGNIFICANTLY ABOVE 135 DEGREES F. IT IS PROBABLE THAT THIS FOOD WAS NOT PROPERLY COOKED TO 135 DEGREES F PRIOR TO PLACING INTO THE STEAMER. THE MINIMUM COOK TEMPERATRE ON PLANT FOOD FOR HOT HOLDING IS 135 DEGREES F.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-301.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Cooling, Heating, and Holding
Comments: 
THE SUSHI DISPLAY COOLER WAS NOT TURNED ON PRIOR TO PLACING FOOD INTO THE UNIT. POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS RAW FOODS WERE FOUND TO BE AT 46 - 57 DEGREES F. MOST FOODS WERE 57 DEGREES. FOODS JUST PUT INTO THIS UNIT FROM WORKING REACH IN COOLER BELOW THE UNIT WERE FOUND SLIGHTLY ELEVATED AT THE 46 DEGREES F RANGE. THE AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURE OF THE UNIT WAS FOUND TO BE AT 60 DEGREES F. CORRECTED BY TURNING ON THE UNIT AT TIME OF INSPECTION. NOTE THAT ALL FOOD WAS DISCARDED.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-301.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Cooling, Heating, and Holding
Comments: 
THE ICE CREAM SOFT SERVE MACHINE WAS NOT ON AT THE TIME OF INSPECTION. THE VANILLA SOFT SERVE WAS 53 DEGREES F. THE CHOCOLATE HOWEVER WAS AT 39 DEGREES F. INSIDE THE UNIT WAS FROSTED OVER ON THIS SIDE ONLY. UNCLEAR IF THIS IS EMPLOYEE ERROR OR A MALFUNCTIONING UNIT. UNIT WAS TURNED ON AT TIME OF INSPECTION. IF NOT CAPABLE OF HOLDING PH FOODS AT 41 DEGREES F OR BELOW CALL FOR REPAIR OF UNIT.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-602.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Equipment Food-Contact Surface
Comments: 
THE INTERIOR OF THE BULK FOOD CONTAINERS WERE NOT CLEANED AT REQUIRED FREQUENCY AND FOUND WITH EXCESS BUILD UP OF FOOD DEB RIS. THE TANKS FOR THE LIVE FISH STORAGE HAVE ALGAE AND MOLD BUILD UP AND ARE NOT BEING CLEANED WITH THE REQUIRED FREQUENCY TO PRECLUDE THIS BUILD UP. INCREASE FREQUENCY OF CLEANING. THE INSIDE OF ONE RICE WARMER NEEDED CLEANING AND IS NOT BEING CLEANED FREQUENTLY ENOUGH TO PRECLUDE BUILD UP. SEVERAL DIRTY FOOD SCOOPS FOUND IN THE BULK FOOD PRODUCTS. THE SCOOPS ARE NOT BEING CLEANED AT REQUIRED FREQUENCY AND RPESENT WITH EXCESS FOOD DEBRIS BUILD UP. CLEAN NOW AND PLACE ON REQUIRED CLEANING FREQUENCY.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-601.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Equipment, Food-Contact Surfac
Comments: 
THE FOOD CONTACT SURFACES OF THE SLICER NEED CLEANING, ESPECIALLY THE PART THAT SECURES THE FOOD IN PLACE WHILE SLICING. EXCESS OLD FOOD DEBRIS FOUND ON THIS SURFACE. IN ADDITION PART OF THE BLADE WAS NOT PROPERLY CLEANED AND SHOWED BUILD UP. THE SHELVES IN THE WALK IN COOLER NEED CLEANING. THEY HAVE EXCESS FOOD DEBRIS BUILD UP ON THE SHELVES. CLEAN NOW AND PLACE ON AMORE FREQUENT CLEANING SCHEDULE,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
5-203.14
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Backflow Prevention Device, Wh
Comments: 
THERE WAS A HOSE ATTACHED TO A HOSE BIBB UNDER THE DRAIN TABLE OF THE DISHMACHINE WITH A HOSE BIBB VACUUM BREAKER. THERE IS A FLOW CONTAOL DEVICE SPRAYER ATTACHED TO THE END OF THE HOSE. THE FLOW CONTROL DEVICE MUST BE REMOVED AT THE END OF USE AFTER EACH TIME. IF IT IS NECESSARY TO LEAVE IT CONNECTED YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO INSTALL A PRESSURE VACUUM BREAKER IN ORDER TO KEEP THE SPRAY FLOW CONTROL DEVICE ATTACHED. CALL A PLUMBER TO INSTALL A PRESSURE VACUUM BREAKER.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-501.111
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Controlling Pests
Comments: 
SEWER GNAT INFESTATION OBSERVED IN THE FACILITY ESPECIALLY IN THE REAR STORAGE AREA AND IN THE BULK FOOD DRY STORAGE AREA NEAR THE REAR MECHANICAL ROOM. CALL EXTERMINATOR TO ELIMINATE SEWER GNAT INFESTATION.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-501.111
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Controlling Pests
Comments: 
FLIES FOUND THROUGHOUT THE FACILITY. CALL EXTERMINATOR TO ELIMINATE FLIES. IN ADDITION THERE ARE NUMEROUS STICKY FLY PAPER TRAPS HANGING THROUGHTOU THE FACILITY AND IN UNAPPROVED LOCATIONS. THEY ARE APPROVED ONLY IN CORRIDORS AND HALLWAYS AND NOT ALLOWED OVER PREP AREAS, COOK AREAS, STORAGE AREAS. GO THROUGH AND REMOVE THE STICKY FLY PAPER TRAPS WHERE THEY ARE NOT ALLOWED. CONSIDER ELECTROCUTION GRIDS AND OTHER APPROVED METHODS FOR EXTERMINATING. KEEP DOORS CLOSED AND ELIMINATE ALL OPENINGS TO THE EXTERIOR TO MINIMIZE ACCESS FOR FLIES.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-501.111
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Controlling Pests
Comments: 
COCKROACH OBSERVED IN THE EMPLOYEE RESTROOM CLIMBING ON A BOX UNDER THE SINK. CALL EXTERMINTOR TO GET COCKROACH INFESTATION UNDER CONTROL.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
5-205.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Using a Handwashing Sink
Comments: 
THE HANDWASH SINK IN THE REAR PREP/DISHWASH AREA WAS FOUND TO BE INACCESSIBLE FOR ROUTINE HANDWASHING DUE TO HUGE DIRTY UTENSIL STORAGE TUB PARKED DIRECTLY IN FRONT OF THE SINK NOT ALLOWING ACCESS TO SINK FOR PROPER HANDWASHING. RELOCATE THE TUB TO A DIFFERENT LOCATION SO THAT EMPLOYEES MAY ACCESS HANDSINK FOR PROPER HANDWASHING. HANDSINK NEAREST THE DISHWASH AREA WAS BLOCKED FOR ACCESS FOR PROPER HANDWASHING BY TWO PLASTIC CUPS IN THE SINK BASIN TAKING UP THE ENTIRE SINK BASIN AND THEREFORE NOT ALLOWING ACCESS FOR PROPERR HANDWASHING. REMOVE PLASTIC CUPS SO THAT THE HANDSINK MAY BE ACCESSED FOR PROPER HANDWASHING.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-301.12
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Hand Drying Provision
Comments: 
PAPER TOWELS AND PAPER TOWEL DISPENSER MISSING FROM THE KITCHEN HANDSINK. REPLACE PAPER TOWEL DISPENSER SO THAT THE PAPER TOWELS MAY BE PROVIDED FOR PROPER HAND DRYING.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-301.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Handwashing Cleanser, Availabi
Comments: 
SOAP MISSING FROM THE HANDWASH SINK IN THE MAIN KITCHEN COOK AREA. PROVIDE SOAP FOR PROPER HANDWASHING.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
2-401.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Eating, Drinking, or Using Tob
Comments: 
OPEN CUP FOUND IN THE PREP AREA ON SHELF. OPEN CUPS ARE PROHIBITED. USE A CUP WITH A SIPPER LID OR CUP WITH LID AND STRAW TO MINIMIZE HAND TO MOUTH CONTACT.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-304.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Food Contact with Equipment an
Comments: 
LARGE BAG OF SHELL PEANUTS IN NETTED STYLE MESH BAG IN UNAPPROVED WASTE RECEPTACLE SITTING ON TOP OF THE WHEELS THAT ARE USED TO MOVE THE TRASH CONTAINER AROUND WHICH HAD BEEN PUT INSIDE THE TRASH CONTAINER UPSIDE DOWN SO THAT FOOD IS BEING STORED ON TOP OF THE WHEELS INSIDE AN UNAPPROVED CONTAINER. REMOVE PEANUTS FROM THE UNAPPROVED STORAGE CONTAINER AND PROVIDE AN APPROVED FOOD GRADE CONTAINER FOR PROPER STORAGE.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-501.13
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Thawing
Comments: 
PORK FOUND SITTING ON THE ROLL CART THAWING OUT AT ROOM TEMPERATURE. THIS IS AN UNAPPROVED METHOD OF THAWING. THAW ENOUGH IN ADVANCE OR UNDER COLD RUNNING WATER IF POSSIBLE TO PROPERLY THAW. 20 CARTONS OF CHICKEN DELIVERED SITTING OUT AT ROOM TEMPERATURE TO EXPEDITE THAWING OF FOODS SO FOOD CAN BE PREPPED. THIS IS AN UNAPPROVED THAWING METHOD. KEEP IN COOLER TO THAW OR THAW UNDER COLD RUNNING WATER IF POSSIBLE.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-202.15
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Package Integrity
Comments: 
SEVERAL BADLY DENTED CANS OF HOSEIN SAUCE FOUND ON THE CAN STORAGE RACK . CANS THAT ARE DAMAGED UPON RECEIPT ARE TO BE SEGREGATED FROM THE CAN STORAGE AREA AND PLACED IN A SEPARATE AREA TO BE RETURNED TO THE SUPPLIER . THEY MAY NOT BE STORED ON THE STORAGE RACK WITH THE CANS THAT ARE TO BE USED.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-101.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Safe, Unadulterated, and Hones
Comments: 
DYING GOBY FISH FOUND IN THE LIVE FISH TANKS FOR CONSUMPTION. DYING FISH ARE TO BE PROMPTLY REMOVED FROM THE LIVE FISH TANKS AND MAY NOT BE SERVED TO CUSTOMER. CORRECT BY DISCARDING DYING FISH.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-202.15
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Outer Openings, Protected
Comments: 
REAR SCREEN DOOR OF DELIVERY ENTRANCE WAS OPENED DURING A PORTION OF THE INSPECTION . IN ADDITION OUTER OPENINGS ARE NOT PROTECTED ENOUGH FROM THIS DOOR WHEN IT IS CLOSED THEREFORE THERE IS A MAJOR FLY PROBLEM IN THE FACILITY.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-501.15
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Cooling Methods
Comments: 
DUMPLING MEAT STUFFING FOUND ON THE ROLL CART ON SHEET TRAYS COOLING AT ROOM TEMEPRATURE . TEMPED AT 76 DEGREES AND INDICATED TO BE WITHIN 45 MINUTES. HOWEVER ON THIS SAME ROLL CART WERE COOKED PORK THAWING AND BREAD SO IT APPEARS THAT THERE WAS NO INTENTION TO PLACE THE ROLL CART IN THE COOLER TO EXPEDITE THE COOLING PROCESS. ONCE COOKED AND PLACED ON SHEET TRAY TO COOL IN ORDER TO EXPEDITE THE COOLING PROCESS AND COLL RAPIDLY FROM 135 TO 70 IN FIRST TWO HOURS AND 70 - 41 IN AN ADDITIONAL 4 HOURS POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS THAT ARE COOLING ARE TO BE PLACED INTO THE WALK IN COOLER TO EXPEDITE THE COOLING PROCESS. COOLIGN AT ROOM TEMPERATURE IS NOT ALLOWED. CORRECTED BY REMOVING OTHER FOODS FROM THE ROLL CART AND PLACING COOKED FOODS THAT ARE COOLING INTO THE WALK IN COOLER.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-501.12
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Cleaning, Frequency and Restri
Comments: 
THE FACILITY NEEDS A VERY SERIOUS CLEANING FROM TOP TO BOTTOM. THERE IS EXCESS FOOD DEBRIS ON WALLS, FLOORS, SHELVES, OUTSIDE OF CONTAINERS, ETC. THERE IS AN EXCESS AMOUNT OF WATER BUILD UP LEFT ON FLOORS AFTER CLEANING. DUE TO THE MAJOR INSECT INFESTATION IN THE BUILDING, YOU MUST KEEP THE FACILITY CLEAN TO ELIMINATE HARBORAGE AND KEEP THE BUILDING DRY TO ELIMINATE MOISTURE/WET FLOORS ETC.