CLARION HOTEL: Inspection on March 8, 2010

Date: 
March 8, 2010
Location: 
CLARION HOTEL
2900 JACKSON ROAD
ANN ARBOR, MI 48103
Critical Violations: 
12
Non-Critical Violations: 
17
Compliance: 
In Compliance
Details: 

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
5-205.15
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
System Maintained in Good Repa
Comments: 
OBSERVED A LEAKY WATER VALVE ON ONE OF THE TOILETS (IN CORNER ON RIGHT) IN THE UNUSED MEN'S BATHROOM FOR BEDROCK'S. REPAIR TO ELIMINATE THE LEAK.
Items: 
Plumbing system water line(s)
Problems: 
Not maintained
Corrections: 
Maintain in good repair

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
6-501.12
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio
Comments: 
1) THE FLOORS, URINALS AND TOILETS IN THE BEDROCK'S BATHROOMS ARE IN NEED OF CLEANING. 2) THE FLOOR IN THE KITCHEN DRY STORAGE ROOM ARE DUE FOR CLEANING. 3) OBSERVED DUST (RESIDUE FROM THE TILE WORKERS) STILL TO BE PRESENT ON MANY KITCHEN SURFACES. 4) THE GREASE TRAP AREA UNDER THE THREE COMPARTMENT SINK (THE TRAP COVER IS NOT PROPERLY ATTACHED EITHER). 5) THE TROUGH DRAIN IN FRONT OF THE GRILL LINE.
Items: 
Physical facilities/structures floors
Problems: 
Soiled
Corrections: 
Keep clean.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
3-305.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Food storage
Comments: 
DRY STORAGE ROOM: OBSERVED MULTIPLE CASES OF FOOD STORED ON THE FLOOR. CORRECTED BY PLACING THESE ITEMS ON THE SHELVES.
Items: 
Food item(s) in storage
Problems: 
Stored on floor or less than 6 inches above floor
Corrections: 
Store at least 6 inches above the floor.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
2-401.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Eating, Drinking or Tobacco
Comments: 
1) OBSERVED AN EMPLOYEE WITH AN OPEN BEVERAGE CUP ON A PREP TABLE KITCHEN. CORRECTED BY DISCARDING. 2) OBSERVED AN EMPLOYEE SMOKING IN THE BREAKFAST PREP AREA OF THE KITCHEN UPON MY ARRIVAL. CORRECTED BY PUTTING OUT THE CIGARETTE. 3) A COUPLE OF ASH TRAYS WERE OBSERVED IN THE KITCHEN.
Items: 
Beverage container, Employee(s)
Problems: 
Not covered, Smoking
Corrections: 
Keep covered., Smoke only in designated areas as restricted above.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
4-501.114
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Warewashing Chem.San., Temp/pH
Comments: 
THE LEVEL OF CHLORINE IN THE RINSE CYCLE OF THE DISH WASHING MACHINE IS WEAK. CONTACT YOUR DISH WASHING MACHINE REPAIR COMPANY AND HAVE THEM ADJUST THE CHLORINE PUMP. ALSO, SEVERAL FOOD CONTACT SURFACES (DISPENSING NOZZLES FOR THE JUICE MACHINE) WERE NOT BEING SANITIZED AFTER CLEANING.
Items: 
Chlorine solution concentration
Problems: 
Below 50 ppm
Corrections: 
Provide correct concentration as stated above.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
4-501.14
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Equipment, Cleaning Frequency
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE DISH WASHING MACHINE TO BE IN NEED OF CLEANING (SPRAY ARMS PLUGGED WITH FOOD DEBRIS, INTERIOR SURFACES OF MACHINE WITH FOOD DEBRIS ACCUMULATION, AND FOOD TRAP SCREEN IN THE DRAIN). THE SPRAY ARMS WERE DISASSEMBLED AN UNPLUGGED AND THE TRAP SCREEN WAS EMPTIED.
Items: 
Warewashing equipment dishmachine
Problems: 
Not cleaned At least every 24 hours
Corrections: 
Clean as specified above.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
4-602.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Cleaning Freq.,Food Contact Su
Comments: 
OBSERVED A COUPLE INCHES OF WATER IN THE BOTTOM OF THE TILT SKILLET. FLIES HAVE BEEN HATCHING OUT OF THIS WATER. THOROUGHLY CLEAN AND SANITIZE THIS PIECE OF COOKING EQUIPMENT.
Items: 
Food-contact surface(s) and utensil(s)
Problems: 
Not cleaned After any contamination
Corrections: 
Clean as specified above.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
2-301.14
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
When to Wash
Comments: 
OBSERVED EMPLOYEES NOT WASH THEIR HANDS AFTER SMOKING, HANDLING SOILED ITEMS, AFTER TAKING OUT THE TRASH OR DUMPING MOP BUCKETS, ETC.
Items: 
Employee(s)
Problems: 
Did not wash hands after handling soiled equipment, surfaces, utensils, Did not wash hands After eating, drinking, smoking, Did not wash hands After other activities
Corrections: 
Hands shall be washed with hot water and soap for at least 20 seconds after contamination.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
3-501.16
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Hot and cold holding
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE WALK IN COOLER FOR BREAKFAST FOODS TO BE MAINTAINING FOODS AT 46 TO 49F. CORRECTED BY DISCARDING PHFs (CREAM CHEESE, SAUSAGE, MILK, COFFEE CREAM, EGGS (RAW AND HARD BOILED)). THIS UNIT MAY NOT BE UTILIZED UNTIL IT CAN MAINTAIN 41F OR COLDER. THE SMALL COUNTER TOP BREAKFAST AREA COOLER: EGGS AND CREAM CHEESE FOUND AT 45 TO 47F. THESE FOODS WERE DISCARDED. THIS UNIT WAS ADJUSTED TO A COLDER SETTING DURING THE INSPECTION.
Items: 
Cold food item(s)
Problems: 
Stored above 41 degrees F
Corrections: 
Store below 41 degrees F.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
4-301.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Cooling, Heating, and Holding
Comments: 
WALK IN COOLER FOR BREAKFAST FOODS: THE ENTIRE EVAPORATOR COIL WAS A SOLID BLOCK OF ICE. DEFROST THIS UNIT ASAP. THE BREAKFAST AREA COUNTER TOP COOLER WAS OPERATING AT TOO WARM OF A TEMPERATURE. THIS UNIT WAS ADJUSTED COLDER.
Items: 
Equipment cold holding Refrigerator
Problems: 
Inadequate

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
4-904.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Kitchenware and Tableware
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE PLASTIC KNIVES STORED JUMBLED IN THE DISPENSING BASKET. CORRECT BY HAVING AN EMPLOYEE WITH CLEAN BARE HANDS ORGANIZE THE KNIVES WITH THE HANDLES ORIENTED ALL TOWARD THE CUSTOMER.
Items: 
Utensil(s) single-service
Problems: 
Stored jumbled
Corrections: 
Store with handles extended.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
4-502.13
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Single-Ser./Use Art., Use Limi
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE DISPENSING TUBE ON THE BULK BAGGED MILK TO BE WAY TOO LONG. ALWAYS CUT THE DRAIN TUBE AS SPECIFIED ABOVE (WITH CLEAN AND SANITIZED KNIFE/SCISSORS) SO MILK IN THIS TUBE IS NOT SUBJECT TO WARM TEMPERATURES.
Items: 
Bulk milk tube
Problems: 
Cut longer than 1 inch, Not cut at 45 degree angle
Corrections: 
Cut milk tube as specified above.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
3-304.14
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Wiping Cloths, Use Limitation
Comments: 
OBSERVED MULTIPLE WET WIPING CLOTHS STORED ON THE PREP TABLE COUNTER IN THE BREAKFAST PREP AREA OF THE KITCHEN. ONLY STORE THESE WET WIPING CLOTHS IN A SOLUTION OF SANITIZER TO PREVENT BACTERIAL GROWTH BETWEEN USES.
Items: 
Wiping cloth(s) wet
Problems: 
Stored soiled
Corrections: 
Keep clean.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
6-501.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Repairing
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE ROOF TO BE LEAKING NEAR THE DIRTY DISH AREA OF THE DISH WASHING STATION. REPAIR ROOF AS NEEDED AND REPLACE DAMAGED CEILING TILES.
Items: 
Physical facilities Ceiling(s)
Problems: 
In poor repair
Corrections: 
Repair/replace.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
4-903.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing
Comments: 
OBSERVED TWO ICE MACHINE ICE SCOOPS STORED ON THE TOP OF THE ICE MACHINE. CORRECTED BY SENDING THESE SCOOPS TO BE WASHED. IN THE FUTURE, THESE SCOOPS WILL BE STORED IN A CLEAN PAN.
Items: 
Clean equipment/utensil(s)
Problems: 
Stored in soiled, wet conditions
Corrections: 
Store in protected manner.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
4-601.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Clean Sight/Touch-No Accum/Enc
Comments: 
OBSERVED MULTIPLE METAL KITCHEN PANS ON THE CLEAN DISH STORAGE SHELF TO STILL HAVE FOOD RESIDUE ON THEM. SOME WATER GLASSES FOR A BANQUET FUNCTION WERE STORED UPSIDE DOWN ON AN UNCLEAN METAL PREP COUNTER. CORRECTED BY RE-WASHING THEM. THE CAN OPENER BLADE, DISPENSING SPOUTS FOR ICED TEA/COFFEE DISPENSING POTS AND A COOKING POT WERE OBSERVED TO BE UNCLEAN. THESE ITEMS WERE SENT TO BE CLEANED.
Items: 
Food-contact surface(s)
Problems: 
Soiled
Corrections: 
Keep clean.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
4-302.14
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Sanitizing Solution Testing De
Comments: 
PROVIDE CHLORINE TEST PAPERS TO VERIFY THE DISH WASHING MACHINE AND HAND-MIXED SANITIZER CONCENTRATIONS.
Items: 
Sanitizer test kit chlorine
Problems: 
Not provided
Corrections: 
Provide.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
3-101.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Safe/Unadult./Honestly Present
Comments: 
WALK IN COOLERS AND DRY STORE ROOM: OBSERVED MOLDY BREAD, CHERRY TOMATOES, OLD BROCCOLI AND OLD POTATOES THAT HAD 4-7 INCH SPROUTS COMING OUT OF THEM. CORRECTED BY DISCARDING.
Items: 
Food
Problems: 
Adulterated/contaminated
Corrections: 
Discard.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
5-202.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Approved System/Cleanable Fixt
Comments: 
OBSERVED NO AIR GAPS FOR THE DRAIN LINE IN THE CATERING WALK IN COOLER, NOR FOR THE KITCHEN ICE MACHINE/BINS (DRAIN TO A FLOOR SINK IN THE BASEMENT). PROVIDE REQUIRED AIR GAPS (VERTICAL HEIGHT = TO 2X THE DISCHARGE PIPE DIAMETER).
Items: 
Plumbing system
Problems: 
Not constructed, designed, installed according to law
Corrections: 
Remove and replace to be in compliance with law.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
4-501.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Good Repair and Proper Adjustm
Comments: 
PROVIDE A REPLACEMENT DOOR GASKET FOR THE BREAKFAST WALK IN COOLER--THE CURRENT ONE IS TORN.
Items: 
Equipment
Problems: 
In poor repair
Corrections: 
Repair/replace.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
5-203.14
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Backflow Prevention Device/Req
Comments: 
A TOTAL OF THREE HOSE CONNECTION BACK FLOW DEVICES (ASSE 1011) ARE MISSING AGAIN (TWO IN THE KITCHEN NEAR THE DISH WASHING AREA, AND ONE AT THE OUTSIDE HYDRANT BY THE DUMPSTER).
Items: 
Backflow prevention backflow/backsiphonage device vacuum breaker
Problems: 
Not provided
Corrections: 
Provide.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
4-903.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing
Comments: 
OBSERVED SOME SINGLE SERVICE/USE FOOD CONTAINERS IN THE DRY STORAGE ROOM TO BE STORE UPRIGHT. CORRECTED BY INVERTING THEM AND/OR PLACING THEM BACK IN THEIR STORAGE BAG.
Items: 
Single-service/single-use article(s)
Problems: 
Stored with food-contact portion exposed
Corrections: 
Store inverted.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
7-201.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Storage, Separation
Comments: 
OBSERVED CHEMICALS STORED WITH AND ABOVE FOODS IN THE DRY STORAGE ROOM. CORRECTED BY SEPARATING THE FOODS FROM THE CHEMICALS.
Items: 
Poisonous/toxic material(s)
Problems: 
Stored over/with Food
Corrections: 
Store toxics below and away from all other items.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
6-501.111
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Controlling Pests
Comments: 
OBSERVED FLIES IN THE KITCHEN AT THE FOLLOWING AREAS: IN THE TILT SKILLET AND UNDER A LOOSE METAL COVER OVER A SUMP PIT (AROUND THE CORNER FROM THE DISH WASHING AREA IN THE SHORT, DEAD-END HALLWAY. TAKE NECESSARY STEPS TO ELIMINATE/PREVENT ACCESS TO THESE BREEDING AREAS.
Items: 
Pest(s) flies
Problems: 
Present in facility Without use of trapping devices
Corrections: 
Utilize trapping devices to help eliminate pests.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
4-202.16
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su
Comments: 
OBSERVED THE OUTSIDE OF THE BULK MILK DISPENSER AT THE BREAKFAST AREA TO BE COVERED IN A THICK PAPER TOWEL. REMOVE THIS PAPER TOWEL SO THE FRONT OF THE DISPENSER CAN BE WIPED DOWN (STAINLESS STEEL).
Items: 
Nonfood contact surface(s) outsides of
Problems: 
Not easily cleanable
Corrections: 
Repair/replace to be easily cleanable.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
4-204.112
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Temperature Measuring Devices
Comments: 
PROVIDE AN AIR THERMOMETER FOR THE BREAKFAST AREA ONE DOOR COOLER.
Items: 
Thermometer(s) refrigeration
Problems: 
Not provided
Corrections: 
Provide.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
6-301.12
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Hand Drying Provision
Comments: 
NO PAPER TOWEL WAS PROVIDED AT THE MAIN KITCHEN HAND WASHING SINK, NOR IN THE MEN'S BATHROOM LOCATED OUTSIDE THE KITCHEN AND BREAKFAST AREAS.
Items: 
Sanitary hand drying provisions disposable, paper towels
Problems: 
Not provided At hand sink
Corrections: 
Provide

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
2-102.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Demonstration of Knowledge
Comments: 
BASED UPON THE FINDINGS OF THIS INSPECTION THERE IS A LACK OF ACTIVE MANAGERIAL CONTROL OF THE FOOD SERVICE OPERATIONS BEING CONDUCTED AT THIS FACILITY. THE BANQUET MANAGER WAS RECENTLY CERTIFIED IN FOOD SAFETY, HOWEVER, THERE ARE STILL TOO MANY FOOD SAFETY RISKS AT THIS FACILITY. TAKE NECESSARY STEPS TO ENSURE EMPLOYEES ARE TRAINED IN FOOD SAFETY AND MONITORED ON A DAILY BASIS.
Problems: 
Not ensuring compliance
Corrections: 
Person-in-charge must ensure compliance with items listed above.

CLARION HOTEL

Violation: 
3-305.12
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Food Storage, prohibited Areas
Comments: 
OBSERVED A RECENTLY OBTAINED FISH TANK (SMALL) THAT WAS PLACED ON TOP OF THE COUNTER TOP REFRIGERATOR AT THE BREAKFAST AREA. CORRECTED BY RELOCATING THE FISH TANK TO A SEPARATE TABLE.
Items: 
Food(s) stored
Problems: 
In prohibited area(s) In or under other sources of contamination
Corrections: 
Relocate to a suitable storage area