ASIA CITY RESTAURANT: Inspection on May 15, 2018

Date: 
May 15, 2018
Location: 
ASIA CITY RESTAURANT
2905 WASHTENAW AVE.
YPSILANTI, MI 48197
Priority Violations: 
5
Priority Foundation Violations: 
5
Core Violations: 
8
Compliance: 
In Compliance
Comments: 
Follow Up Inspection:
Details: 

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-301.12
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Hand Drying Provision
Comments: 
PAPER TOWELS NOT AVAILABLE AT THE HAND SINK IN THE DISHROOM/PREP AREA AND IN THE EMPLOYEE BATHROOM. PER PIC, THE PAPER TOWEL DISPENSER IN THE DISHROOM/PREP AREA IS BROKEN. PIC CORRECTED BY PLACING PAPER TOWELS AT BOTH OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED HAND SINKS.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
2-301.14
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
When to Wash
Comments: 
FOOD EMPLOYEE OBSERVED TO GO BETWEEN WORKING WITH DIRTY DISHES AND PUTTING AWAY CLEAN DISHES WITHOUT WASHING HANDS. PIC SUBSEQUENTLY INSTRUCTED FOOD EMPLOYEE TO WASH HANDS PRIOR TO RETURNING TO WORK WITH CLEAN DISHES. FOOD EMPLOYEE DEMONSTRATED UNDERSTANDING AND AGREEMENT TO FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS. FOOD EMPLOYEE OBSERVED TO FIX A PLUGGED DRAIN AT THE DISH ROOM HAND SINK AND THEN ONLY WASH HANDS WITH WATER FOR SEVERAL SECONDS. FOOD EMPLOYEE CORRECTED BY WASHING HANDS WITH SOAP FOR AT LEAST 20 SECONDS. TO CORRECT, RE-TRAIN FOOD EMPLOYEES ON WHEN HANDWASHING IS REQUIRED AND THE STEPS FOR PROPER HAND WASHING. , ,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
2-301.15
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Where to Wash
Comments: 
FOOD EMPLOYEES ONLY OBSERVED TO WASH HANDS IN HAND SINKS. CORRECTED.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
5-205.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Using a Handwashing Sink
Comments: 
ALL HAND SINKS IN THE KITCHEN AREA, PREP/DISHWASHING AREA, AND WAIT STATION AREAS WERE OBSERVED TO BE ACCESSIBLE. CORRECTED.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
2-401.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Eating, Drinking, or Using Tob
Comments: 
NO FOOD EMPLOYEES OBSERVED TO BE EATING IN FOOD PREPARATION, FOOD STORAGE, AND FOOD CONTACT SURFACES STORAGE AREAS. PER PIC, FOOD EMPLOYEES HAVE BEEN INSTRUCTED TO ONLY EAT AT THE TABLES IN THE DINING AREA. CORRECTED.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-501.16
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Potentially Hazardous Food (Ti
Comments: 
NO FOOD CURRENTLY BEING STORED IN THE 2-DOOR REACH COOLER AT THE SUSHI BAR. AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURE OF THIS UNIT WAS OBSERVED TO BE 43F. ALL OTHER FOODS BEING HELD AT 41F OR BELOW IN THE ADJACENT ATOSA TWO DOOR REACH IN COOLER AT THE SUSHI BAR. TO CORRECT, ADJUST OR REPAIR UNIT SO THAT AN AMBIENT AIR TEMPERATURE OF 36F-38F CAN BE MAINTAINED. **THIS UNIT IS ORDERED OUT OF SERVICE FOR HOLDING PHF'S UNTIL IT CAN BE REPAIRED/ADJUSTED AND SHOWN TO HOLD FOOD AT 41F OR BELOW. ** RAW OYSTERS OBSERVED TO BE THAWING IN THE 2-DOOR REACH IN COOLER AT THE SUSHI BAR TOWARDS THE END OF THIS INSPECTION. OYSTERS STILL FROZEN UPON OBSERVATION. PIC MOVED OYSTERS TO ADJACENT ATOSA 2-DOOR REACH IN COOLER FOR CONTINUED THAWING. PHF'S ON THE TOP RAIL AND IN THE REACH IN COOLER OF THE PREP UNIT ACROSS FROM THE FRYERS FOUND AT 41F OR BELOW. CORRECTED. , , ,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-202.15
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Package Integrity
Comments: 
FOUR DENTED CANS OBSERVED IN THE CAN STORAGE AREA. FOOD EMPLOYEE RELOCATED THESE DENTED CANS TO A DESIGNATED AREA FOR DENTED CANS. TO CORRECT, RE-TRAIN FOOD EMPLOYEES ON REMOVAL OF DENTED CANS PRIOR TO STOCKING.,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-901.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Equipment and Utensils, Air-Dr
Comments: 
NUMEROUS PANS, PLATES, AND ALL INDIVIDUAL TEA POTS WERE OBSERVED TO BE STORED WET. TO CORRECT, AIR DRY ALL FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PRIOR TO STACKING/STORAGE.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
5-203.14
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Backflow Prevention Device, Wh
Comments: 
AN ASSE 1020 HAS BEEN INSTALLED BETWEEN THE WATER SPIGOT AND THE HOSE WITH A FLOW CONTROL DEVICE, LOCATED NEAR THE DISHROOM AREA. CORRECTED.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
7-207.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Restriction and Storage
Comments: 
NO MEDICATIONS SEEN STORED IN THE KITCHEN AND PREP AREAS. TUMS, VITAMIN SUPPLEMENTS, AND AN UNKNOWN MEDICATION OBSERVED STORED BEHIND THE BAR AREA OVER SEVERAL BOXES OF CANNED POP. PIC CORRECTED BY DISCARDING THE SUPPLEMENTS AND TUMS, AND RELOCATING OTHER MEDICATION TO LOWER CUPBOARD CONTAINING ONLY PAPERWORK.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-501.111
Violation Type: 
Primary Foundation Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Controlling Pests
Comments: 
FACILITY IS CURRENTLY WORKING WITH A CERTIFIED PEST OPERATOR. PEST CONTROL REPORT FROM 5/10/18 PROVIDED AT THIS INSPECTION. FLOORS AND SHELVING AT FACILITY HAVE BEEN CLEANED, REDUCING THE POTENTIAL FOR HARBORAGE CONDITIONS. A MODERATE NUMBER OF FRUIT FLIES STILL SEEN IN FACILITY, SPECIFICALLY IN THE DRY STORAGE AND DISHROOM AREAS. TO CORRECT, CONTINUE TO WORK WITH YOUR CPO AND CONTINUE TO ELIMINATE HARBORAGE CONDITIONS INCLUDING IMPLEMENTING A ROUTINE CLEANING SCHEDULE., ,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-202.15
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Outer Openings, Protected
Comments: 
THE CORNER PORTION OF THE WEATHER STRIPPING AT THE BACK EXTERIOR DOOR LOCATED IN THE DISHROOM WAS OBSERVED TO BE DAMAGED AND GAP PRESENT BETWEEN THE DOOR AND THE THRESHOLD. SCREEN DOOR OBSERVED TO BE OPEN SEVERAL TIMES DURING THIS INSPECTION. FOOD EMPLOYEES CORRECTED BY CLOSING OUTER DOOR AT THIS EXIT. TO CORRECT, REPAIR BACK EXTERIOR DOOR BY ELIMINATING GAP AT THE BOTTOM OF THE DOOR AND REPAIRING DOOR SO THAT IT STAYS LATCHED. KEEP OUTER DOOR CLOSED UNTIL SCREEN DOOR LATCH CAN BE REPAIRED.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
5-501.115
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Maintaining Refuse Areas and E
Comments: 
THE OUTSIDE DUMPSTER AREA AND EXTERIOR OF GREASE DUMPSTER HAVE BEEN CLEANED UP. CORRECTED.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
4-602.11
Violation Type: 
Primary Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Equipment Food-Contact Surface
Comments: 
THE MEAT SLICER, THE INTERIOR OF THE KITCHEN SMOKER, UTENSILS, AND THE UNDERSIDE OF ALL KITCHEN PREP UNIT TOP RAIL COVERS WERE OBSERVED TO BE CLEAN. SEVERAL SHALLOW METAL BUFFET PANS STACKED UP AT THE HIBACHI GRILL AREA WERE OBSERVED TO CONTAIN FOOD DEBRIS. NINE PLATES AT THE BUFFET LINE WERE OBSERVED TO CONTAIN SOME FOOD DEBRIS. INDUSTRIAL CAN OPENER BLADE WAS OBSERVED TO BE SOILED. MOLD OBSERVED ON THE CATCH TRAYS OF BOTH LARGE ICE MACHINES IN THE BACK ROOM. ONE TEA POT STORED AT A DINING ROOM WAIT STATIONS FOUND TO BE CONTAINING A SMALL AMOUNT OF TEA. BUILD-UP OF ALGAE FOUND IN THE FRONT HOLDING TANKS CONTAINING LIVE SEAFOOD. SOILED PANS, PLATES, INDUSTRIAL CAN OPENER, AND TEA POT WERE PLACED AT THE DISH MACHINE FOR WASHING. TO CORRECT, CLEAN THE ABOVE MENTIONED ITEMS AND PLACE ON A MORE FREQUENT CLEANING SCHEDULE. VISUALLY INSPECT ALL DISHES FOR CLEANLINESS, AND CLEAN AS INDICATED. TEA POTS MUST BE WASHED, RINSED, AND SANITIZED AFTER EVERY USE. AT TODAY'S INSPECTION, A FOOD EMPLOYEE WAS OBSERVED TO CUT HONEYDEW MELON ON A CUTTING BOARD WITH A BUTCHER KNIFE. AFTER MELON WAS CUT, THE KNIFE AND CUTTING BOARD WERE WASHED UNDER WATER IN THE 3 COMPARTMENT SINK AND THEN PLACED IN A CUPBOARD FOR STORAGE. FOOD CONTACT SURFACES MUST BE WASHED, RINSED, AND SANITIZED AFTER USE AND PRIOR TO BEING PUT IN A STORAGE LOCATION. PIC CORRECTED BY WASHING CUTTING BOARD AND KNIFE IN THE DISH WASHER AND DISCUSSING PROPER WAREWASHING METHODS WITH FOOD EMPLOYEE. , ,

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-501.12
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Cleaning, Frequency and Restri
Comments: 
FLOORS THROUGHOUT THE KITCHEN, DRY STORAGE AREA, AND IN WALK IN FREEZER HAVE BEEN CLEANED. CORRECTED.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-307.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Miscellaneous Sources of Conta
Comments: 
ALL LIVE SEAFOOD IN THE FRONT TANKS APPEAR TO BE IN GOOD HEALTH. NO SORES ON LIVE SEAFOOD NOTED. CORRECTED. *NOTE- THE FOUR LIVE TILAPIA FISH WITH SKIN SORES FOUND AT THE ROUTINE INSPECTION ON 5/4/18 WERE DISCARDED AT THE TIME OF THAT INSPECTION. * NO MAINTENANCE ITEMS OBSERVED STORED ABOVE THE KITCHEN PREP AREAS. CORRECTED. NO FRUIT FLIES OBSERVED IN THE ICE CREAM MIXES IN THE ICE CREAM MACHINE. CORRECTED.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
6-501.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Repairing
Comments: 
THE WALL ABOVE AND BELOW THE RIGHT-HAND DRAIN TABLE OF THE DISH MACHINE HAS BEEN REPAIRED. CORRECTED. MISSING FLOOR TILE IN THE WALK IN COOLER HAS BEEN REPLACED. CORRECTED. WALL COPING IN THE DRY STORAGE AREA HAS BEEN REPAIRED. CORRECTED.

ASIA CITY RESTAURANT

Violation: 
3-305.11
Violation Type: 
Core Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Food Storage
Comments: 
ALL FOODS IN THE WALK IN FREEZER HAVE BEEN STORED AT LEAST 6 INCHES OFF THE GROUND. CORRECTED.