EMERALD CITY: Inspection on December 9, 2010

Date: 
December 9, 2010
Location: 
EMERALD CITY
4905 WASHTENAW
ANN ARBOR, MI 48108
Critical Violations: 
2
Non-Critical Violations: 
12
Compliance: 
In Compliance
Details: 

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
5-501.115
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Maintaining Refuse Areas/Enclo
Comments: 
FOUND STACKED DISH RACKS OF GLASSES AND VARIOUS ITEMS AROUND DUMPTER AREA. TO CORRECT REMOVE ITEMS IF NO LONGER NEED FOR BUSINESS OPERATIONS, AND KEEP AREA CLEAN.
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: 
5-501.111
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Areas/Enclosures/Receptacles,R
Comments: 
FOUND THE GROUND UNEVEN AND DUMPSTER ENCLOSURE AREA IN POOR CONDITION. TO CORRECT GRADE GROUND AROUND DUMPSTER, AND REPAIR ENCLOSURE AREA.
Items: 
Receptacle(s) refuse storage areas
Problems: 
In poor repair
Corrections: 
Repair/replace.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
5-202.12
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Handwashing Sink, Installation
Comments: 
FOUND NO HOT WATER FLOWING FROM THE HOT WATER VALVE IN THE 4TH COMPARTMENT OF THE 4 COMPARTMENT SINK (USED AS HANDSINK) AND FROM THE OTHER THE FAUCET OF THE IN THE 4 COMPARTMENT SINK IN THE BAR. PIC CORRECTEED BY TURNING ON HOT WATER SUPPLY VALVE OF THE 4 COMPARTMENT SINK. PIC WAS REMINDED THAT HOT WATER MUST BE AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES DURING OPERATIONS.
Items: 
Handwashing facility
Locations: 
4 compartment sink faucet
Problems: 
Lack of hot water At hand sink
Corrections: 
Provide hot water.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
6-501.12
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Cleaning, Frequency/Restrictio
Comments: 
FOUND BOTTLE CAPS AND OTHER DEBRIS ON THE FLOOR UNDER THE BAR COUNTER. TO CORRECT CLEAN FLOOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE, AND CLEAN ON A MORE FREQUENT SCHEDULE.
Items: 
Physical facilities/structures floors
Locations: 
counter top(s) floor
Problems: 
With accumulation of debris
Corrections: 
Keep clean.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
7-202.12
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Conditions of Use
Comments: 
FOUND 2 GALLON CONTAINERS OF HOUSEHOLD PESTICIDE IN A CRATE ON THE FLOOR IN THE BAR AREA. PIC CORRECTED BY REMOVING PESTICIDE FROM FACILITY, AND WAS REMINDED TO USE WITH PESTICIDE THAT STATES CAN BE USE IN A FOOD ESTABLISHMENT.
Items: 
Poisonous/toxic material(s)
Locations: 
wait station floor
Problems: 
Not used according to manufacturer's label instructions
Corrections: 
Use according to manufacturer label directions.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
4-501.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Good Repair and Proper Adjustm
Comments: 
FOUND THE GLASS DOOR OF THE 2 DOOR GLASS COOLER IN THE WAIT STATION CRACKED. FOUND THE HANDLES ON THE RICE WARMERS IN THE KITCHEN CRACKED AND DAMAGED. TO CORRECT REPAIR/REPLACE GLASS DOOR, AND HANDLES OF RICE WARMERS.
Items: 
Equipment
Locations: 
wait station cooler
Problems: 
In poor repair
Corrections: 
Repair/replace.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
6-501.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Repairing
Comments: 
FOUND THE CEILING IN THE DISHWASH AREA WITH DAMAGED CEILING TILE AND COVERED WITH PLASTIC. PIC STATES THE ROOF IS NOT LEAKING. TO CORRECT VERIFY THAT ROOF IS NOT LEAKING, AND REPAIR, AND FINISH THE DAMAGED AREAS. FOUND MISSING FLOOR TILE IN THE BASEMENT HALLWAY AND VARIOUS AREAS. TO CORRECT REPAIR/REPLACE TILED FLOOR IN BASEMENT. FOUND WALL IN THE CENTRAL HALLWAY OF THE BASEMENT WITH WATER STAINS AND MOLD, AND CEILING WATER STAINED. TO CORRECT VERIFY IF AREA IS LEAKING, REPAIR SOURCE OF LEAK IF NECESSARY, AND REPAIR AND FINISH DAMAGED AREAS.
Items: 
Physical facilities Ceiling(s)
Locations: 
dishwashing area Ceiling
Problems: 
In poor repair
Corrections: 
Repair/replace.

EMERALD CITY

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

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
MFL2129
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Manager Certification
Comments: 
FOUND NO MANAGER CERTIFIED IN FOOD SAFETY ON STAFF. TO CORRECT PROVIDE A MANAGER CERTIFIED IN FOOD SAFETY.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
4-903.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Storing Equip./Uten./Lin./Sing
Comments: 
FOUND NUMEROUS UTENSIL CONTAINERS OF SERVING SPOONS FOR DISHES STORED WITH HANDLES DOWN. TO CORRECT STORE SERVING SPOONS WITH HANDLES IN AN UPRIGHT POSITION TO MINIMIZE CONTAMINATION.
Items: 
Clean equipment/utensil(s)
Locations: 
prep area utensil container
Problems: 
Stored with food-contact portion exposed
Corrections: 
Store inverted.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
7-204.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
Y
Violation Category: 
Sanitizers
Comments: 
USED A CHLORINE TEST AND FOUND THE CHLORINE SANITIZING SOLUTION IN THE SANITIZING BUCKET AT A VERY HIGH CONCENTRATION. PIC CORRECTED BY REMIXING CHLORINE SOLUTION TO MANUFACTURER SPECIFICATION (MINIMUM 50 PPM TO MAXIMUM 200 PPM).
Items: 
Sanitizer(s)
Locations: 
cooking/preparation area
Problems: 
Do not comply with law
Corrections: 
Remove and replace to be in compliance with law.

EMERALD CITY

Violation: 
4-602.13
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Clean Freq, Nonfood-Contact Su
Comments: 
FOUND THE LIP/EDGE OF THE CENTER OF THE COOKING HOOD SOILED WITH GREASY BUILD UP. TO CORRECT CLEAN 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: 
6-404.11
Violation Type: 
Violation
Critical: 
N
Violation Category: 
Distressed Merchandise, Segreg
Comments: 
FOUND DENTED CANS OF FOOD ON SHELF IN THE BASEMENT WITHOUT LABEL OR SIGN. TO CORRECT PROVIDE SIGN IDENTIFYING DENTED CANS AS DO NOT USE, AND RETURN TO SUPPLIER FOR CREDIT.
Items: 
Distressed merchandise for return/credit
Locations: 
storage area floor
Problems: 
Not separated from Food
Corrections: 
Provide adequate separation to prevent contamination.

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 BASKET IN THE LADIES RESTROOM.
Items: 
Covered waste receptacle(s) in ladies restroom
Locations: 
restroom, women's public
Problems: 
Not provided
Corrections: 
Provide.