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NameCOTTAGE RESTAURANT Rules Governing Inspection Scores.
Address1704 HARRIS HOUSTON RD Restaurants: 
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SUITE 4Day Care and Adult Care: 
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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 6/21/2022 
Final Score @ Grade
87.50 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
6 1 Proper eating, tasting, drinking or tobacco use No No Yes Yes No 2-401.11 (A) Employees shall eat, drink, or use any form of tobacco only in designated areas where the contamination of exposed food, clean equipment and utensils, and other items needing protection can not result. Observed employee food sitting on shelf over flip top cooler. Observed employee place opened can of soda on prep table next to the cutting board. CDI - Food and can were discarded by PIC. REPEAT.
15 0 Food separated & protected No No Yes No No 3-302.11(A)(1) Separate raw animal foods from ready-to-eat foods and washed/unwashed fruits and vegetables. -P For more information on food storage order please visit: Observed raw chicken over opened containers of sauces in WIC. CDI - PIC moved chicken.
16 3 Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized No No No Yes No 4-601.11(A) Equipment food contact surfaces and utensils shall be clean to sight and touch. -Pf. For more information please visit: or view our training videos at the following weblinks: Sanitizing Solutions - , How to Test Sanitizer , and Cleaning and Sanitizing Food Contact Surfaces . Observed food debris on container and pan stored as clean. CDI - Pan and container were moved to be cleaned at 3-comp sink. REPEAT.
22 1.50 Proper cold holding temperatures No No Yes No No 3-501.16(A)(2) Maintain TCS foods in cold holding at 41F or less. -P For more information please visit: or view our training videos at the following weblinks: What are TCS Foods and Safe Food Temperatures . Observed chicken at 46 F, shrimp at 46F, and lettuce at 50 F. CDI - Food was voluntarily discarded.
23 3 Proper date marking & disposition No No Yes Yes No 3-501.17 Date mark/label all TCS foods that are ready-to-eat once opened or prepared and held more than 24hrs. -Pf For more information please visit: or view our training videos at the following weblinks: What are TCS Foods and Date Marking Food Safely . Observed foods throughout the facility with no date mark. CDI - EHS and PIC date marked or discarded foods in facility. EHS shall return to help PIC with maintaining the date marking system. REPEAT.
28 0 Toxic substances properly identified stored & used No No Yes No No 7-102.11 Label working containers of toxic materials such as cleaners and sanitizers.-Pf Observed cleaner bottle under grill area with no label. CDI - Label was added.
37 1 Food properly labeled: original container No No No No No 3-302.12 Label all working containers of food (oils, spices, salts, flour, sugar) except food that is easy to identify such as dry pasta. Observed squeeze bottles of different liquids missing labels. REPEAT.
38 1 Insects & 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 flies throughout kitchen. Back door was left open to allow flies to enter. Door was closed to prevent more flies from coming in. 6-501.112 Remove dead or trapped birds, insects, rodents, and other pests. Observed webs with dead spider in it under handsink behind order counter. 6-202.15 Protect outer openings of establishment from insect or rodent entry. Observed back door open, allowing entrance of flies. CDI - Door was closed by PIC.
39 0 Contamination prevented during food preparation, storage & display No No Yes 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 bag of rice stored on floor. CDI - Bag of rice was removed from the floor.
47 0.50 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 ice machine is leaking in the back corner and is rusting on the back. REPEAT.
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 build up of debris on boxes containing flour, spices, dried rice, and build up of debris and dust on shelving in the kitchen. REPEAT.
56 0.50 Meets ventilation & lighting requirements; designated areas used No No No Yes No 6-305.11/6-501.110 Designate and use an area for the orderly storage of employees' clothing and possessions. Observed employee jacket, cell phone, and sunglasses stored on shelving with food items. REPEAT.