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Address9539 PINNACLE DR Restaurants: 
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CountyMecklenburgResidential Care and Local Confinement: 
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Inspection Date 11/14/2022 
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
6 0 Proper eating, tasting, drinking or tobacco use No No Yes No No 2-401.11 (B) Closed beverage containers may be used if the container is handled to prevent contamination of the employee's hands, the container, and exposed food; clean equipment, utensils and linens; and unwrapped single-service and single-use articles. Observed several employee personal water bottles stored in kitchen over prep counters. CDI: PIC removed employee's drinks to a designated area.
8 2 Hands clean & properly washed No No Yes No No 2-301.14 (D) Wash hands after coughing, sneezing, using a handkerchief or disposable tissue, using tobacco, eating, or drinking out of a container that does not have a straw and lid.- P Observed PIC not washing hands after coughing. CDI: EHS instructed PIC to wash hands and provided education on when to wash.
15 0 Food separated & protected No No Yes No No 3-302.11(A)(8) Separate unwashed produce from ready-to-eat foods. For more information on food storage order please visit: Observed unwashed produce being stored above ready to eat foods in WIC. CDI: PIC re-arranged food to proper storage order. 3-302.11 (A)(4) Except when the food is being cooled, store food in packages, covered containers, or wrappings. Observed several containers of food throughout kitchen without covers. CDI: PIC placed lids on items.
16 1.50 Food-contact surfaces: cleaned & sanitized No No Yes 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 several pans, metal food containers and utensils with build up of food soil being stored as clean. CDI: PIC returned items to dish wash for W/R/S. REPEAT
20 0 Proper cooling time & 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. For more information please visit: or view our training videos at the following weblinks: What are TCS Foods and Cooling Food Safely . Observed two containers of Paneer sauce cooling in WIC since yesterday with a temperature of 54F. CDI: PIC voluntarily discarded items.
21 1.50 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 For more information please visit: or view our training videos at the following weblinks: What are TCS Foods and Safe Food Temperatures . Observed a pan of chicken at hot holding table being held at 94F. CDI: PIC removed item for reheating as item was prepared less than 2 hours prior to inspection. REPEAT
22 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 For more information please visit: or view our training videos at the following weblinks: What are TCS Foods and Safe Food Temperatures . Observed dahl held at 46F in RIC, yogurt held at 52F in RIC, chutney held at 49F in RIC, milk being held at 70F on counter, and eggs being held at 100F near grill. CDI: PIC discarded all items. REPEAT
23 0 Proper date marking & disposition No No Yes No No 3-501.18 Discard the food requiring date labels once time/temperature window has expired, if it is not been labeled, or if the label is incorrect. -P For more information please visit: or view our training videos at the following weblinks: What are TCS Foods and Date Marking Food Safely . Observed 2 bags of cooked chicken being stored in WIC with date marks that expired on 11/12. CDI: PIC discarded items.
28 0 Toxic substances properly identified stored & used No No Yes No No 7-207.11 (B) Store labeled, employee medications to prevent contamination of food, equipment, and other food service related items. -P Observed employee medication bottle being stored on shelf directly above prep counter. CDI: PIC removed item.
33 1 Proper cooling methods used; adequate equipment for temperature control No No Yes Yes 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 For more information please visit: or view our training videos at the following weblinks: What are TCS Foods and Cooling Food Safely . Observed items cooling in WIC in deep plastic containers with covered lids, also observed items cooling with lids in RIC and bottom of prep unit. CDI: PIC moved items in RIC and prep unit to WIF and removed lids. PIC voluntarily discarded items that did not reach cooling parameters. REPEAT
41 0.50 Wiping cloths: properly used & stored No No No Yes No 3-304.14(B) Hold in-use wiping cloths in properly concentrated sanitizer between uses. Observed wiping cloths on floor and counters throughout kitchen not stored in sanitizer. REPEAT.
43 0.50 In-use utensils: properly stored No No Yes Yes No 3-304.12 (B) In-use utensils for food that is not TCS must be stored with their handles above the top of the food within containers or equipment that can be closed. Observed scoops in 3 containers being stored with handle down in non TCS food items. CDI: PIC moved scoops so handles were not touching food items.
44 1 Utensils, equipment & linens: properly stored, dried & handled No No No Yes No 4-901.11(A) Air dry equipment and utensils after cleaning and sanitizing. Observed several pans being stored stacked wet on clean shelves. REPEAT
45 0.50 Single-use & single-service articles: properly stored & used No No No Yes No 4-903.11(C ) Single Service and Single Use items shall be kept in the original protective package or stored using other means that protect the item until used. Observed single use disposable plates being stored out of original protective package face up on counter. CDI: PIC placed items face down. REPEAT
47 0 Equipment, food & non-food contact surfaces approved, cleanable, properly designed, constructed & used No No No No No 4-101.19/4-202.16 Non FOOD-CONTACT SURFACES of EQUIPMENT that are exposed to splash, spillage, or other FOOD soiling or that require frequent cleaning shall be constructed of a CORROSION-RESISTANT, nonabsorbent, and SMOOTH material. NonFOOD-CONTACT SURFACES shall be free of unnecessary ledges, projections, and crevices, and designed and constructed to allow easy cleaning and to facilitate maintenance. Observed stove being stored on cinder blocks. 4-501.12 Resurface or replace cutting surfaces that can no longer be effectively cleaned and sanitized. Observed heavily scarred cutting board. Needs replacement or resurfacing.
49 0 Non-food contact surfaces clean No No No No 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 on shelving holding utensils. Needs cleaning.
54 0 Garbage & refuse properly disposed; facilities maintained No No No No No 5-501.113(B) Keep dumpster, outside waste containers covered with tight-fitting lids or doors. Observed dumpsters and recycle bin with doors left open.
56 0.50 Meets ventilation & lighting requirements; designated areas used No No Yes Yes No 6-305.11/6-501.110 Designate and use an area for the orderly storage of employees' clothing and possessions. Observed cell phone being stored on shelf directly above prep counter and a personal sweat shirt being stored on food items in dry storage. CDI: PIC removed items. REPEAT