ASIA CITY RESTAURANT: Inspection on June 10, 2014

Date: 
June 10, 2014
Location: 
ASIA CITY RESTAURANT
2905 WASHTENAW AVE.
YPSILANTI, MI 48197
Priority Violations: 
6
Priority Foundation Violations: 
0
Core Violations: 
11
Compliance: 
In Compliance
Details: 

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-501.16
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti
Comments: 
DUMPLINGS FOUND IN A PAN ON TOP OF THE COOKING EQUIPMENT IN THE MAIN COOK AREA OPPOSITE THE MONGOLIAN GRILL AREA. TEMPED AT 89 DEGREES F. PIC INDICATES THERE FROM PREVIOUS NITE AND WERE NOT THROWN OUT. UNCLEAR AS TO ITS DISPOSITION. POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS MUST BE MAINTAINED AT 41 DEGREES F OR BELOW OR KEPT HOT AT 135 DEGREES F OR ABOVE. CORRECTED BY DISCARDING DUMPLINGS AT TIME OF INSPECTION.,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-501.16
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti
Comments: 
CHICKEN BONES IN LARGE WOK IN BROTH SETTING IN WOK IN DIM SUM AREA. PIC INDICATES LEFT FROM PREVIOUS NIGHT. TEMPED AT 78 DEGREES F. UNCLEAR AS TO CHICKEN BONE DISPOSITION. POTENITALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS MUST BE MAINTAINED AT 135 DEGREES F OR ABOVE OR AT 41 DEGREES F OR BELOW. THIS FOOD MUST BE DISCARDED AFTER SITTING OUT ALL NIGHT. CORRECTED BY DISCARDING FOOD AT TIME OF INSPECTION.,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-501.13
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Thawing
Comments: 
AT ONSET OF INSPECTION FROZEN COOKED EGG AND ROE AND RAW TUNA FOUND THAWING OUT ON THE COUNTER IN THE SUSHI PREP AREA. PROPERLY THAW RAW FOODS UNDER COLD RUNNING WATER OR PLACE INTO THE COOLER ENOUGH IN ADVANCE TO THAW THE FOOD PROPERLY AS INDICATED ABOVE. THAWING AT ROOM TEMPERATURE IS PROHIBITED. CORRECTED BY PLACING FROZEN RAW FOODS IN THE 3C SINK UNDER COLD RUNNING WATER. ,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-301.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Preventing Contamination from
Comments: 
AT ONSET OF INSPECTION, LEMONS AND AVOCADOS WERE BEING CUT AT THE SUSHI STATION. EMPLOYEE DID NOT HAVE GLOVED HANDS. MAKE SURE WHEN CUTTING READY TO EAT FOODS THAT GLOVES OR OTHER SUITABLE UTENSILS ARE USED TO MINIMIZE BARE HAND CONTACT WITH READY TO EAT FOODS. THIS IS REQUIRED TO REDUCE POTENTIAL OF CONTAMINATION OF THE READY TO EAT FOODS. CORRECTED BY DISCUSSION AND EMPLOYEE WASHING HANDS AND PUTTING ON GLOVES PRIOR TO CUTTING LEMONS AND AVOCADOS. IN ADDITION WAITRESS CUT LEMONS AT THE WAIT STATION. GLOVES ARE NOT AVAILABLE IN THIS AREA. PIC INDICATES THEY GO OVER TO THE SUSHI AREA TO OBTAIN GLOVES. PROVIDE A PACKAGE OF GLOVES IN THIS AREA SO THAT THE POTENTIAL FOR BARE HAND CONTACT WITH LEMONS IS REDUCED. ,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-602.13
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Comments: 
THE FOLLOWING NON FOOD CONTACT SURFACES NEED CLEANING: THE OUTSIDE OF THE RICE COOKER, THE FRYER CABINETS AND SIDES OF EQUIPMENT IN THE MAIN COOK AREA AND ASSOCIATED PIPING. THE HOOD FILTERS IN THE DIM SUM COOK AREA NEED CLEANING. CLEAN NOW AND PLACE ON A MORE FREQUENT CLEANING SCHEDULE. ,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-501.12
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Cleaning, Frequency and Restri
Comments: 
THE FLOORS IN THE COOKING AREAS ESPECIALLY UNDER THE EQUIPMENT AND AT THE FLOOR WALL JUNCTURE NEED CLEANING. CLEAN NOW AND PLACE ON A MORE FREQUENT CLEANING SCHEDULE.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-501.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Repairing
Comments: 
THE WALLS IN THE DISHWASH AREA ARE IN POOR REPAIR. TILES HAVE COME OFF ON THE SIDEWALLS TO THE DRAINTABLE ON THE IN SIDE AND BARE WALL IS EXPOSED, WET AND DAMAGED. REPAIR OR REPLACE THIS WALL SECTION SO THAT IT IS SMOOTH AND CLEANABLE. ,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-501.16
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti
Comments: 
COOKED CHICKEN FOUND ON THE TOP RAIL OF THE PREP UNIT IN THE DIM SUM AREA AT 46 DEGREES F. POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS MUST BE MAINTAINED AT 41 DEGREES F OR BELOW. ALL OTHER FOODS IN THIS UNIT WERE HOLDING AT PROPER TEMPERATURE. IT IS UNCLEAR AS TO WHY THIS FOOD WAS ELEVATED IN TEMPERATURE. MADE ON FRIDAY. IT IS POSSIBLE THAT IT HAD BEEN OUT FOR PREP DURING AN EARLIER PART OF THE DAY AND MAY NOT HAVE BEEN MAINTAINING TEMPERATURE CONTROL. CORRECTED BY DISCARDING CHICKEN AT TIME OF INSPECTION. ,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-202.13
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Insect Control Devices, Design
Comments: 
STICKY FLY PAPER IN THE REAR PREP/STORAGE AREA ARE IN LOCATIONS THAT ARE NOT APPROVED. RELOCATE THE FLY STRIPS TO AN AREA THAT IS NOT ABOVE FOOD STORAGE AREAS OR PREP AREAS SUCH AS DOORWAY ENTRANCES, CORRIDORS ETC. PADDLE STYLE ELECTROCUTION GRIDS ARE IN USE IN THE FACILITY AND WERE FOUND STORED ON A SHELF ABOVE THE PREP TABLE IN THE DIM SUM AREA. THESE ARE NOT APPROVED FOR USE IN A FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT AS THERE IS NO CONTROL OVER CATCHING THE FLIES AFTER USE. DO NOT STORE IN PREP AREA. REMOVE AS DISCUSSED.,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
7-202.12
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Conditions of Use
Comments: 
UNAPPROVED INSECTICIDE FOUND IN THE KITCHEN. THIS IS FOR DOMESTIC USE ONLY AND NOT APPROVED FOR USE IN A FOOD SERVICE ESTABLISHMENT. REMOVE FROM THE FACILITY. THE INSECTICIDE WAS REMOVED TO THE OFFICE BEHIND THE BAR TO REMOVE LATER ON IN THE DAY. MAKE SURE THIS IS REMOVED FROM THE ESTABLISHMENT AT THE END OF THE DAY.,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
5-205.15
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
System Maintained in Good Repa
Comments: 
SEVERAL LEAKS IN THE PLUMBING FOUND IN THE ESTABLISHMENT LOCATED AT THE FAUCETS OF THE 3C SINK, AND 2C FOOD PREP SINK. ALSO IN THE DRAINLINE OF THE 3C SINK AND FAUCETS OF THE MOP SINK. REPAIR LEAKS AS INDICATED ABOVE. ,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-302.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Packaged and Unpackaged Food -
Comments: 
RAW FISH FOUND STORED NEXT TO LETTUCE ON A SHELF IN THE WALK IN COOLER. RAW BEEF FOUND STORED NEXT TO READY TO EAT FOODS THAT WERE JUST DELIVERED. THESE ITEMS ARE RIGHT NEXT TO THE WALK IN COOLER DOOR AND THIS IS NOT THE USUALLY STORAGE LOCATION FOR THESE RAW FOODS. MAKE SURE EMPLOYEES KNOW THAT AFTER PREP OR REPLACING INTO WALK IN THEY ARE PUTTING THE RAW FISH AND BEEF BACK INTO THE APPROVED LOCATION FOR STORAGE. STORE RAW FOODS SO THAT THEY ARE NOT ABOVE OR IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO READY TO EAT FOODS TO MINIMIZE POTENTIAL OF RTE FOODS. CORRECTED BY RELOCATING THE RAW FISH AND BEEF AT TIME OF INSPECTION TO IT'S APPROVED DESIGNATED LOCATION.,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-305.14
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Food Preparation
Comments: 
A FOOD PREP TABLE HAS BEEN MOVED INTO THE REAR MECHANICAL ROOM FOR CUTTING OF RTE FOODS. WHOLE AVOCADOS WERE OBSERVED ON THE PREP TABLE. HOWEVER THERE WASN'T ANY PREP TAKING PLACE DURING THE INSPECTION. THIS IS NOT AN APPROVED LOCATION FOR PREP. REMOVE THE PREP TABLE AND REORGANIZE SO THAT THERE IS ADEQUATE TIME AND SPACE FOR PROPER PREP IN THE APPROVED DESIGNATED PREP AREA. ,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-305.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Food Storage
Comments: 
ASSORTED FOODS IN CARTONS AND CONTAINERS FOUND IN BOTH WALK IN BOXES, UNCOVERED AND ON THE FLOOR. KEEP FOODS COVERED FOR PROPER PROTECTION AND STORE A MINIMUM OF 6" ABOVE THE FLOOR TO ALLOW ACCESS FOR ROUTINE CLEANING. ,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-602.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Equipment Food-Contact Surface
Comments: 
MOLD BUILD UP FOUND ON THE TOP PART OF THE ICE MACHINES. ELIMINATE MOLD BUILD UP TO AVOID CONTAMINATION OF THE ICE. CLEAN NOW AND PLACE ON A MORE FREQUENT CLEANING SCHEDULE. , ,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-304.14
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Wiping Cloths, Use Limitation
Comments: 
WIPING CLOTHS ARE FOUND THROUGHT THE FACILITY IMPROPERLY STORED INCLUDING THE SUSHI AREA DRAPED OVER THE LIDS OF THE EMPTY RICE WARMERS AND COUNTERS IN ALL COOK/PREP AREAS. PROVIDE WIPING CLOTH SOLUTION WITH PROPER CONCENTRATION OF SANITIZER TO DISINFECT CLOTH TOWELS INBETWEEN USES.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-501.12
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Cutting Surfaces
Comments: 
SEVERAL CUTTING BOARDS WERE FOUND UNDER THE PREP TABLE WITH SEVERE STAINING AND GROOVES. THESE ARE NO LONGER CLEANABLE AND MUST BE REPLACED TO AVOID POTENTIAL FOR CONTAMINATION OF FOOD THAT WOULD BE PLACED ON THE CUTTING SURFACE. CORRECT BY DISCARDING THESE CUTTING BOARDS AND REPLACING THEM AS NEEDED. ,