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Address4101 MONROE 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 6/6/2022 
Final Score @ Grade
90 A
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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
3 1 Management, food & conditional employee; knowledge, responsibilities & reporting No No No No Yes 2-201.11(A) Permit holder shall require food employees to report to the PIC information about their health and activities as they relate to diseases that are transmissible through food. -P For more information on employee health policy please visit: Observed no signed employee health agreements available for employees currently working in facility. Printed copy of agreement provided to PIC during inspection. Verification required within 3 days.
8 2 Hands clean & properly washed No No Yes No No 2-301.14 (E) Wash hands after handling soiled equipment or utensils. -P. Observed employee pre-washing and loading soiled utensils into dish machine and then removing and putting away clean utensils without washing hands. CDI - PIC directed employee to wash hands. Hands washed.
20 0 Proper cooling time & temperatures No No Yes No No 3-501.14(B) Quickly cool TCS foods that are prepared from room temperature ingredients. Food must be to 41F within 4 hours. -P. For more information please visit: or view our training videos at the following weblinks: What are TCS Foods and Cooling Food Safely . Observed house made tartar sauces cooing in prep line reach in unit at 55f at 11:55 still at 54f at 12:40. Cooling rate not sufficient to reach 41f within 4 hours. CDI - relocated to WIC to quickly chill.
22 1.50 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 line drawer unit holding raw hamburger steak, raw fish, raw chicken and commercially prepared cooked potato wedges all above 41f. CDI - beef and potato wedges discarded. Fish and chicken relocated to WIC to chill as they had been in unit less than 2 hours.
33 0.50 Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control No No No No Yes 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 For more information please visit: or view our training videos at the following weblinks: What are TCS Foods and Cooling Food Safely . Observed prepared TCS foods including bulk house tartar sauce, portioned tartar sauces, prepared salad, cooked beets, and more cooling in flip top and reach in portions of in use service coolers at line. CDI - items relocated to WIC. Flip top / reach in service cooler is not designed for cooling TCS foods. Cool foods in WIC and then hold in service coolers. 4-301.11 Provide equipment in number and capacity so that cooling, heating, and holding temperatures are achieved. -Pf Observed cold drawer unit under grill area holding TCS foods above 41f. Ambient air temperature of unit 43f. This unit was noted on previous inspection for holding TCS foods at elevated temperatures. Repair/service unit to ensure TCS foods are held at or below 41f. Use alternate cooler unit for holding TCS foods until the unit has been repaired. Verification required within 10 days.
35 0 Approved thawing methods used No No No No No 3-501.13 (E ) Reduced oxygen packaged fish, required to be kept frozen until time of use per labeling, shall be removed from the reduced oxygen environment prior to thawing under refrigeration or upon completion of thawing using running water. Observed raw commercially reduced oxygen fish thawed holding in WIC sealed inside of vacuum packaging. Remove vacuum packed fish from sealed packaging prior to thawing in WIC.
38 1 Insects & rodents not present; no unauthorized animals No No No Yes No 6-202.16 Perimeter walls and roofs shall effectively protect the establishment from the weather and entry of insects or pests. Observed areas of ceiling damage in back storage area with holes/daylight visible from inside. Observed ceiling damage in restrooms from ongoing roof leakage. REPEAT 6-501.111 Keep the premises free of insects, rodents, and other pests. Observed some house flies in back of house. Contact PCO for service.
40 0 Personal cleanliness No No No No No 2-402.11 Use head coverings, beard guards and clothing to restrain body hair from contacting exposed food, equipment, and utensils. Observed employee working with food at line with no hair restraint.
47 1 Equipment, food & non-food contact surfaces approved, cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used No No No Yes No 4-501.11 Maintain equipment in good repair. Observed damaged/detached gasket on reach in cooler at end of line. Observed various equipment items in establishment in need of repair with missing covers, damaged metal facing, missing handles, and more including but not limited to warming drawer unit, interior WIC fan/compressor unit, exterior of WIC, equipment at cook line, and more. REPEAT - full 1 point deduction.
49 1 Non-food contact surfaces clean No No No Yes No 4-601.11(C ) Keep non food contact surfaces of equipment clean to avoid build up of dust, food residue or debris.4-602.13 Non food contact surfaces of equipment shall be cleaned frequently to preclude accumulation of soil residues. Observed significant buildup on equipment throughout back of house areas including but not limited to cooking equipment/stove top, interior of holding units, interior of WIC, fryer units, plumbing fixtures, and more. REPEAT - full 1 point deduction
51 1 Plumbing installed; proper backflow devices No No No No No 5-203.13 Provide at least one service sink or curbed cleaning facility for cleaning of mops and disposing of mop water. Observed can wash with clogged drain. PIC was able to eliminate standing clog, however, standing foul water remains present. Clean and/or have serviced to ensure repaired. 5-205.15 Maintain a plumbing system in good repair. Observed missing faucet handle on hot water supply at 3 part sink. PIC must use plyers to turn on/off hot water. Observed leak from drain line at only back of house hand sink. Repair. Observed missing plumbing drain caps on floor drain in womens restroom.
53 0 Toilet facilities: properly constructed, supplied & cleaned No No No No No 6-501.18 Maintain handwashing sinks, toilets and urinals clean. Observed organic material on toilet in mens restroom. Urine on flooring in front of urinal in mens restroom with strong foul odor present. Urinal water supply has been turned off, however, fixture not marked out of service and continues to be used by customers with waste present and foul odor.
54 0 Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained No No No No No 5-501.115 Discard items and litter stored in the waste areas and enclosures as they are not necessary to operation and maintenance. Observed that establishment has removed dumpster and grease receptacle from enclosure, however, enclosure observed to have significant accumulation of debris, bulk items, and waste present. Clean to prevent pests. Discard bulk items.
55 1 Physical facilities installed, maintained & 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 various areas of flooring throughout back of house areas with damaged floor tiles/low grout levels. Observed holes in walls, damaged walls in back of house areas. Observed missing and/or damaged ceiling tiles in back of house areas and in restrooms. Observed visibly damaged/rotted ceiling areas in back storage area with daylight visible and rain water intrusion present. REPEAT 6-501.12 Floors, walls, ceilings including the attachments such as soap, towel dispensers; light fixtures; and heat/ac vent covers shall be clean. Caution should be used to minimize food exposure. Observed buildup and debris present on flooring under/behind equipment throughout back of house. Wet food buildup with foul odor present on flooring inside of WIC. REPEAT 6-201.14 Floor Carpeting, Restrictions and Installation (C). Observed floor carpeting runner present on floor inside of womens restroom. Carpeting is prohibited inside of restrooms. 6-501.114 Discard items and litter stored on the premises as they are not necessary to operation and maintenance. Observed storage areas of establishment inaccessible due to heavy presence of accumulated unused equipment and other items. EHS is unable to access these spaces to assess cleaning, storage practices, facility structure condition, or pest control. Remove unused items.