ASIA CITY RESTAURANT: Inspection on November 16, 2015

Date: 
November 16, 2015
Location: 
ASIA CITY RESTAURANT
2905 WASHTENAW AVE.
YPSILANTI, MI 48197
Priority Violations: 
2
Priority Foundation Violations: 
1
Core Violations: 
9
Compliance: 
In Compliance
Comments: 
Routine Inspection:
Details: 

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-401.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Raw Animal Foods
Comments: 
CHICKEN JUST COOKED PULLED FROM OVEN TEMPED AT 137 - 150 DEGREES ON SOME PIECES OF CHICKEN. OTHER PIECES OF CHICKEN TEMPED AT 165 DEGREES F OR ABOVE. CHICKEN MOST BE UNIFORMLY COOKED TO 165 DEGREES F TO KILL BACTERIA. MAKE SURE THERMOMETER IS USED TO TEMP FOODS ROUTINELY FOR PROPER COOK TEMPERATURES. CORRECTED BY FURTHER COOKING OF CHICKEN TO 175 DEGREES F .
Items: 
Cooking of raw animal food(s)
Locations: 
cooking/preparation area
Problems: 
Not cooked to 165 degrees F for 15 seconds Poultry
Corrections: 
Cook to proper temperature.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-304.14
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Wiping Cloths, Use Limitation
Comments: 
WIPING CLOTHS FOUND STORED ON COUNTERS IN THE KITCHEN. THIS IS AN IMPROPER STORAGE METHOD. TO CORRECT STORE IN SANITIZER WATER TO DISINFECT THE CLOTH TOWEL INBETWEEN USES.
Items: 
Wiping cloth(s)
Locations: 
cooking area
Problems: 
Stored on Counter
Corrections: 
Store wiping cloths completely submersed in sanitizer.

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 NON FOOD CONTACT SURFACE OF THE RICE COOKER, THE HOOD FILTERS, THE FRYER CABINETS, CORNERS OF SLIDING DOOR TRACKS OF THE DISPLAY COOLER IN THE KITCHEN. EDGES OF THE ICE MACHINE. TO CORRECT CLEAN NOW SO THAT THESE AREAS ARE CLEAN TO SITE AND TOUCH AND PLACE ON A MORE FREQUENT CLEANING SCHEDULE.
Items: 
Nonfood contact surface(s)
Locations: 
Numerous locations
Problems: 
Soiled
Corrections: 
Keep clean.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-602.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Equipment Food-Contact Surface
Comments: 
THE ICE MACHINE IN WAS FOUND TO BE SOILED. THE NON FOOD CONTACT SURFACES OF THE MIXER WERE FOUND TO BE SOILED. KEEP THESE AREAS CLEAN TO MINIMIZE POTENTIAL FOR CONTAMINATION OF FOOD. TO CORRECT, CLEAN NOW AND PLACE ON A MORE FREQUENT CLEANING SCHEDULE.
Items: 
Food-contact surface(s) used for nonpotentially hazardous food(s)
Locations: 
cooking/preparation area
Problems: 
Not cleaned when contaminated
Corrections: 
Clean properly when contaminated.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-602.12
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Cooking and Baking Equipment
Comments: 
THE INTERIOR CEILINGS OF THE MICROWAVES NEED CLEANING AND THE SIDE/BOTTOM JUNCTURES. CLEAN ROUTINELY TO MINIMIZE POTENTIAL FOR CONTAMINATION OF FOOD. TO CORRECT CLEAN NOW SO THAT THE EQUIPMENT IS CLEAN TO SIGHT AND TOUCH AND PLACE ON A ROUTINE CLEANING SCHEDULE. RETRAIN EMPLOYEES ON PROPER CLEANING TECHNIQUE.
Items: 
Baking and cooking equipment
Locations: 
cooking/preparation area microwave
Problems: 
Not cleaned
Corrections: 
Clean as required above.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
5-205.15
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
System Maintained in Good Repa
Comments: 
THE FAUCETS AT THE TRIPLE SINK ARE LEAKING. THE HANDSINK FAUCET IS LEAKING IN THE RESTROOM. TO CORRECT REPAIR LEAKS.
Items: 
Plumbing system
Locations: 
three compartment sink
Problems: 
Not maintained
Corrections: 
Trim, file and maintain.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-501.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Good Repair and Proper Adjustm
Comments: 
SEVERAL COOLER DOOR GASKETS ARE TORN. ONCE TORN THEY ARE NO LONGER CLEANABLE. TO CORRECT REPLACE SPLIT GASKETS.
Items: 
Equipment
Locations: 
cooking/preparation area cooler
Problems: 
In poor repair
Corrections: 
Repair/replace.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-305.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Food Storage
Comments: 
SEVERAL UNCOVERED FOODS OBSERVED IN THE WALK IN FREEZER. NUMEROUS CARTONS OF FOODS FOUND STORED ON THE FLOOR IN THE WALK IN FREEZER. KEEP ALL FOODS COVERED FOR PROPER PROTECTION. KEEP ALL FOODS STORED A MINIMUM OF 6" ABOVE THE FLOOR FOR PROPER PROTECTION. CORRECT AS INDICATED ABOVE.
Items: 
Food item(s) in storage
Locations: 
walk in freezer floor
Problems: 
Stored on floor or less than 6 inches above floor
Corrections: 
Store at least 6 inches above the floor.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-202.16
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Nonfood-Contact Surfaces
Comments: 
EXCESS ICE BUILD UP AROUND DOOR THRESHOLD AND ON STORAGE RACKS IN THE WALK IN FREEZER. ELIMINATE EXCESS ICE BUILD UP SO THAT THIS AREA IS CLEANABLE. KEEP DOOR CLOSED TO MINIMIZE ICE BUILD UP TO ALLOW FOR PROPER CLEANING.
Items: 
Nonfood contact surface(s)
Locations: 
walk in freezer
Problems: 
Not easily cleanable
Corrections: 
Repair/replace to be easily cleanable.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-101.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Characteristics
Comments: 
FOODS ARE BEING STORED IN THE COOLER IN CANS. DISCONTINUE THIS PRACTICE IMMEDIATELY AND USE FOOD GRADE APPROVED CONTAINERS THAT ARE CLEANABLE. IF CANS ARE OPENED AND FOOD IS NOT USED IMMEDIATELY, PUT INTO APPROVED STORAGE CONTAINERS TO MINIMIZE POTENTIAL FOR CONTAMINATION OF FOODS. CORRECT AS INDICATED ABOVE.
Items: 
Food-contact surface(s) and utensils
Locations: 
cooking/preparation area cooler
Problems: 
Constructed from materials that are not
Corrections: 
Provide smooth, durable, non-absorbent, easily cleanable materials.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-501.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Good Repair and Proper Adjustm
Comments: 
OBSERVED ONE OF THE HOT HOLDING BUFFETS WATER NOT TO BE HOT ENOUGH. FOODS WERE JUST COOKED AND PLACED INTO THE UNIT SO WERE MAINTAINING PROPER TEMPERATURE. REPAIR OR ADJUST SO THAT THE BUFFET CAN MAINTAIN PROPER TEMPERATURES OF POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS OVER TIME. IN THE INTERIM MAKE SURE FOODS ARE PROPERLY MONITORED FOR TEMPERATURE CONTROL. YOU MAY ALSO USE TIME CONTROL UNTIL REPAIRED. FOODS MUST BE CONSUMED OR DISCARDED WITHIN 4 HOURS OF REMOVAL FROM TEMPERATURE CONTROL.
Items: 
Equipment
Locations: 
buffet line
Problems: 
In poor repair
Corrections: 
Repair/replace.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-301.12
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Manual Warewashing, Sink Compa
Comments: 
FOOD EQUIPMENT AND UTENSILS WERE FOUND TO BE SOAKING IN A TWO COMPARTMENT SINK WHICH IS ROUTINELY USED FOR FOOD PREP. DISCONTINUE THIS PRACTICE IMMEDIATELY. THERE IS A 3C SINK IMMEDIATELY ADJACENT TO THIS SINK WHICH IS TO BE USED FOR PRESOAKING PRIOR TO PROPER DISHWASH PROCEDURES. CORRECT AS INDICATED ABOVE.
Items: 
Two compartment sink
Locations: 
prep sink
Problems: 
Not approved for use
Corrections: 
Discontinue use.