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NameFONDA LA TAQUIZA Rules Governing Inspection Scores.
Address5135 ALBEMARLE RD Restaurants: 
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Premise Type1 - RestaurantMobile Food Units, Push carts, Tattoo Parlors: 
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CountyMecklenburgResidential Care and Local Confinement: 
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Inspection Date 9/25/2019 
Final Score @ Grade
88 B
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General Comments
Critical Violations SHOWN in RED   
NA=Not Applicable  NO=Not Observed  CDI=Corrected During Inspection  R=Repeat Violation  VR=Verification Required 
Violation Item Demerits Violation Description NANOCDIRVRComments
1 2 PIC present, Demonstration - Certification by accredited program, and performs duties No No No Yes No 2-102.12 PIC shall demonstrate knowledge by being a certified food protection manager. Observed no certified food protection manager on site during inspection. REPEAT VIOLATION 2-101.11 PIC shall be present during all hours of operation. -PF Observed no person in charge for first 40 min of inspection. CDI: Manager arrived.
8 1 Handwashing sinks, supplied and accessible No No Yes No No 6-301.11 Provide soap for handwashing at each handsink. -Pf Observed no soap at handsink in server area. CDI: Soap provided.
12 1 Required records available: shellstock tags, parasite destruction No No No No Yes 3-203.12 Retain tag on the bag of shellstock until empty. Record date on the tag when the last shellstock from the container is used. Store tags in chronological order for 90 days. -Pf Observed no dates being recorded on shellstock tags and tags are stored out of chronological order. VERIFICATION REQUIRED
13 0 Food separated and protected No No Yes No No 3-302.11(A) Separate raw animal foods from ready-to-eat foods. -P Observed raw beef stored over cooked barbacoa in walk in. 3-302.11(A) Separate the different types of raw animal foods. -P Observed raw chicken stored over raw beef (out of commercial packaging) in reach in freezer. CDI: Items reorganized.
18 1.50 Proper cooling time and temperatures No No Yes No No 3-501.14(A) Quickly cool cooked foods within 2 hours from 135F to 70F; and within a total of 6 hours from 135F to 41F. -P Observed barbacoa cooling in walk in at 80F right at 2 hours. CDI: Product broken down into smaller portions and put into the freezer to rapidly cool. Observed refried beans from yesterday cooling in walk in still 60F. CDI: Beans voluntarily discarded. Observed beans cooling in pot from last night at 46F. CDI: Beans voluntarily discarded.
19 3 Proper hot holding temperatures No No Yes Yes No 3-501.16(A)(1) Maintain TCS foods in hot holding at 135F or above. -P Observed pork, ground beef, queso, and beef holding below 135F. CDI: Items rapidly reheated. REPEAT VIOLATION
20 3 Proper cold holding temperatures No No Yes Yes No 3-501.16(A)(2) Maintain TCS foods in cold holding at 41F or less. -P Observed all cold holding items in walk in cooler above 41F. CDI: All items voluntarily discarded. See product disposition form. Observed melon drink in dispenser above 41F. CDI: Ice added. REPEAT VIOLATION
31 0 Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control No No Yes No No 3-501.15 Quickly cool foods. Use methods such as open/vented shallow pans, large ice baths and active stirring. Cold air must flow around product to remove the heat. -Pf Observed melon drink and barbacoa cooling in deep covered containers. CDI: melon drink voluntarily discarded and barbacoa broken down into smaller portions and placed in reach in freezer. Observed beans cooling in several deep containers from yesterday. CDI: Beans voluntarily discarded.
36 0 Insects and rodents not present; no unauthorized animals No No No No No 6-501.111 Keep the premises free of insects, rodents, and other pests. Observed large presence of fruit flies in dry storage room.
37 0 Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage and display No No No No No 3-305.11 Store food in a clean, dry location, not exposed to contamination. Keep at least 6 inches above the floor. Observed large bin of chips stored directly on the floor.
41 0.50 In-use utensils: properly stored No No No Yes No 3-304.12 Store in-use utensils in a clean, dry place, in food with handles out, in 135F or greater water or in running water which quickly moves food particles to the drain. Observed quart container with no handle being used as a scoop in the bulk sugar bin. REPEAT VIOLATION
45 0 Equipment, food and non-food-contact surfaces approved; cleanable, properly designed, constructed and used No No No No No 4-501.11 Maintain equipment in good repair. Observed torn gaskets on reach in doors of prep top unit. Observed walk in cooler blowing air out at 45F.
53 0 Physical facilities installed, maintained and clean No No No Yes No 6-501.11 Floors, walls, and ceilings including the attachments such as soap and towel dispensers; light fixtures; and heat/ac vents shall be maintained in good repair. Observed missing baseboard around handsink in server area. Observed damaged built in cabinet near reach in freezer. REPEAT VIOLATION Previous violations corrected.