EMERALD CITY: Inspection on June 17, 2010

Date: 
June 17, 2010
Location: 
EMERALD CITY
4905 WASHTENAW
ANN ARBOR, MI 48108
Critical Violations: 
1
Non-Critical Violations: 
17
Compliance: 
In Compliance
Details: 

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
6-301.12
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Hand Drying Provision
Comments: 
FOUND NO PAPER TOWELS IN THE PAPER TOWEL DISPENSER IN THE KITCHEN HANDSINK AREA AND IN THE BASEMENT EMPLOYEE RESTROOM. PIC CORRECTED BY PROVIDING PAPER TOWELS.
Items: 
Sanitary hand drying provisions disposable, paper towels
Locations: 
hand sink
Problems: 
Not provided
Corrections: 
Provide.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
2-401.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Eating, Drinking or Tobacco
Comments: 
OBSERVED OPEN BOTTLE OF BEVERAGE ON THE PREP TABLE NEXT TO CUTTING BOARD. PIC CORRECTED BY DISCARDING OPEN BOTTLE OF BEVERAGE. PIC HAS BEEN REMINDED THAT CUPS WITH LIDS AND STRAWS ARE ALLOWED IN FOOD PREP AREAS.
Items: 
Employee(s)
Locations: 
cooking/preparation area prep table
Problems: 
Drinking From uncovered beverage container
Corrections: 
Beverage container must be covered.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
6-501.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Repairing
Comments: 
OBSERVED HOLES IN CEILING IN THE DISHWASHER AREA, WITH CARDBOARD WITH PLASTIC COVERING A LARGE HOLE IN THIS AREA. PIC STATES ROOF HAS BEEN REPAIRED, AND INTERIOR CEILING WILL BE REPAIRED AND FINISHED SOON. OBSERVED HOLE IN THE END OF COOKING LINE. OBSERVED MISSING TILE IN THE BASEMENT FLOOR. TO CORRECT REPAIR/REPLACE NOTED AREAS.
Items: 
Physical facilities Ceiling(s)
Locations: 
dishwashing area Ceiling
Problems: 
In poor repair
Corrections: 
Repair/replace.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
4-602.13
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su
Comments: 
FOUND THE COOKING HOOD SOILED WITH DUST AND GREASE. FOUND THE INTERIOR OF THE MICROWAVE SOILED. TO CORRECT CLEAN HOOD AND MICROWAVE AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, AND CLEAN ON A MORE FREQUENT SCHEDULE.
Items: 
Nonfood contact surface(s)
Locations: 
cooking area hood
Problems: 
Soiled
Corrections: 
Keep clean.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
4-202.16
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su
Comments: 
FOUND NEWSPAPER LINING SHELF IN FRONT OF THE STEAM TABLE. PIC CORRECTED BY REMOVING NEWSPAPER.
Items: 
Nonfood contact surface(s)
Locations: 
cooking/preparation area hot holding unit
Problems: 
Not easily cleanable
Corrections: 
Repair/replace to be easily cleanable.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
3-307.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Miscellaneous Sources
Comments: 
OBSERVED EMPLOYEE/COOK PLACE VEGETABLES TO BE COOKED IN SINGLE USE FOOD CONTAINER, COOKED FOOD AND PLACE COOKED FOOD BACK INTO THIS SINGLE USE FOOD CONTAINER. TO CORRECT PLACE UNCOOKED FOOD IN A FOOD GRADE CONTAINER, COOK FOOD, THEN PLACE IN SINGLE USE CONTAINER TO MINIMIZE CONTAMINATION.
Items: 
Food
Locations: 
cooking/preparation area counter
Problems: 
Not protected From contamination
Corrections: 
Store in protected manner.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
6-303.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Lighting, Intensity
Comments: 
FOUND LIGHT IN COOKING HOOD NOT WORKING. TO CORRECT REPAIR/REPLACE LIGHT.
Items: 
Lighting intensity at work levels
Locations: 
cooking area Ceiling
Problems: 
Less than 50 foot candles
Corrections: 
Provide as required

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
5-501.110
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Storing Refuse/Recyclables/Ret
Comments: 
FOUND NUMEROUS EMPTY BEER CANS IN THE OVEN AT THE END OF THE COOKING LINE. TO CORRECT PLACE EMPTY BEER CANS IN PROPER CONTAINER TO BE RETURNED FOR RECYCLING.
Items: 
Refuse/returnables/recyclables
Locations: 
cooking area oven

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
4-201.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Equipment and Utensils
Comments: 
OBSERVED FACILITY USING STONE BOWL/POT TO HEAT FOOD. TO CORRECT PROVIDE WRITTEN LITERATURE THAT THESE STONE BOWL/POT ARE ACCEPTABLE FOR FOOD SERVICE USE. I WILL RESEARCH THIS UTENSIL AND ATTEMPT TO FIND INFORMATION ON STONE BOWL/POT USAGE IN FOOD SERVICE.
Items: 
Equipment and utensil(s)
Locations: 
cooking area shelf
Problems: 
Not durable
Corrections: 
Repair/replace to be durable under normal use.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
3-501.15
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Cooling methods
Comments: 
FOUND A COVERD STOCK POT OF BROTH COOLING IN THE WALK IN COOLER. PIC CORRECTED BY REMOVING COVER, AND HAS BEEN REMINDED TO VERIFY THAT SOUP COOLS FROM 135 F TO 70 F IN 2 HOURS, AND FROM 70 F TO 41 F IN 4 HOURS.
Items: 
Food item(s) cooled
Locations: 
walk in cooler shelf
Problems: 
Improperly Covered
Corrections: 
Cool items uncovered on the top shelf of cooler.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
6-501.16
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Drying mops
Comments: 
FOUND WET MOP LEFT IN MOP BUCKET WRINGER. TO CORRECT HANG MOP WHEN CLEANING IS COMPLETED.
Items: 
Wet mop(s) storage
Locations: 
Back kitchen area wall
Problems: 
Improperly dried
Corrections: 
Allow to air dry in an approved location.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
6-501.12
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio
Comments: 
FOUND THE FLOOR (UNDER EQUIPMENT, EDGES AND CORNERS) IN THE KITCHEN COOKING AREA, WAITSTATION AND BASEMENT STORAGE AREAS SOILED WITH ACCUMULATION AND BUILD UP. TO CORRECT THROUGHLY CLEAN FLOORS AND CLEAN ON A MORE FREQUENT SCHEDULE.
Items: 
Physical facilities/structures floors
Locations: 
floor
Problems: 
Soiled
Corrections: 
Keep clean.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
5-501.17
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Toilet Room Receptacle, Covere
Comments: 
FOUND NO COVERED BASKET IN THE LADIES PUBLIC RESTROOM. TO CORRECT PROVIDE COVERED BASKETS.
Items: 
Covered waste receptacle(s) in ladies restroom
Locations: 
restroom, women's public
Problems: 
Not provided
Corrections: 
Provide.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
4-602.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Cleaning Freq.,Food Contact Su
Comments: 
FOUND SLIGHT ACCUMULATION IN THE POP NOZZLES OF THE POP MACHINE IN THE WAIT STATION, AND IN THE POP NOZZLE OF THE POP GUN IN THE BAR. TO CORRECT THROUGHLY CLEAN POP NOZZLES, AND CLEAN MORE FREQUENT LY.
Items: 
Food-contact surface(s) used for nonpotentially hazardous food(s)
Locations: 
wait station pop machine
Problems: 
Not cleaned At least every 24 hours
Corrections: 
Clean as specified above.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
4-501.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Good Repair and Proper Adjustm
Comments: 
FOUND A CRACK IN THE GLASS DOOR OF THE SLIDING DOOR COOLER IN THE WAIT STATION. TO CORRECT REPAIR/REPLACE GLASS DOOR.
Items: 
Equipment
Locations: 
wait station cooler
Problems: 
In poor repair
Corrections: 
Repair/replace.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
5-501.111
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Areas/Enclosures/Receptacles,R
Comments: 
FOUND THE GROUND UNDER AND AROUND THE DUMPSTERS UNEVEN. TO CORRECT REPAIR AREA TO BE SMOOTH.
Items: 
Receptacle(s) refuse storage areas
Problems: 
In poor repair
Corrections: 
Repair/replace.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
5-501.115
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Maintaining Refuse Areas/Enclo
Comments: 
FOUND DEBRIS ON THE GROUND OF THE DUMPSTER AREA. TO CORRECT CLEAN AREAS.
Items: 
Refuse storage area(s)/enclosures
Locations: 
dumpster area
Problems: 
With accumulation of unnecessary items
Corrections: 
Remove unnecessary items to prevent pest problems.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
6-501.114
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Unnecessary Items and Litter
Comments: 
FOUND NUMEROUS UNUSED ITEMS IN THE BASEMENT STORAGE AREAS. TO CORRECT REMOVE ITEMS NO LONGER NEED IN BUSINESS OPERATIONS.
Items: 
Unnecessary item(s) items that don't pertain to business
Locations: 
storage area
Problems: 
Not removed from facility
Corrections: 
Remove from facility/premises.