PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. -

A roach in the rice at Jade Flower, live roaches at a Mario the Baker and mold in the ice machine at Chick 'N Chop on the Grill in Pembroke Pines.

Those are just some of the violations found by an inspector with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation last week.

Below is a list of all the restaurants ordered shut and some of their violations.

All the restaurants listed were allowed to re-open following an ordered cleanup and re-inspection.

MARIO THE BAKER

14691 Biscayne Boulevard

North Miami Beach

26 VIOLATIONS

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. There was a total of 21 plus live roaches found. Location 3 live roaches found in the cracks of the can opener , 3 live roaches found under the shelf over the reach in cooler on the cook line , 5 live roaches found under the table in the across from the dish machine, 10 plus live roaches found on the shelf in the back where clean pots and pan are stored across from the walk in cooler."

"Dead roaches on premises. 10 dead roaches in the back storage area."

"Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of food borne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items."

"Live, small flying insects in food preparation area."

"Dish machine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Discontinue use of dish machine for sanitizing and set up manual sanitization until dish machine is repaired and sanitizing properly."

"Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. marinara sauce."

JADE FLOWER

3105 West Broward Boulevard

Fort Lauderdale

8 VIOLATIONS

(Based on complaint)

"Stop Sale issued due to food not being in a wholesome, sound condition. Observed live roach in container of rice."

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed live roach in container of cooked rice. Also observed 20 live roaches in cabinet under rice cooker and 12 live roaches behind cabinet, 6 live roaches on storage shelf above food prep counter across from 3-compartment sink. A total of 39 live roaches."

"Nonfood-grade containers used for food storage - direct contact with food. Observed newspaper used after frying to store foods, operator removed."

"Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Observed on shelves across from cook line."

 

CARIBBEAN SIZZLING

18200 N.W. 27th Avenue

Miami Gardens

19 VIOLATIONS

(Based on complaint)

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed about hundreds of mixed fresh and dried rodents droppings on the top of water heater. Observed about 20 plus mix fresh and dried rodent droppings inside cabinets and small counter top. Observed hundreds of mix fresh and dried rodent droppings under counter in food prep area."

"Observed about 5 live roaches in glue trap beneath counter by stove. Observed about 4 live roaches behind cooler in front area. Observed about 4 small and live roaches walking on the floor around front counter."

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed one live roach by water heater. Observed about 5 live roaches in glue trap beneath counter by stove. Observed about 4 live roaches behind cooler in front area. Observed about 4 small and live roaches walking on the floor around front counter."

"Proof of required state approved employee training not available for some employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR's contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association."

 

CHICK 'N CHOP ON THE GRILL

18255 Pines Boulevard

Pembroke Pines

25 VIOLATIONS

"Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine."

"Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance on/around soda dispensing nozzles."

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. 5 live in prep area table under edges near freezer 1 on top of the table under the cutting board, 5 live roaches in the shelf under a prep table used for dry goods, 4 live roaches on the floor under the 3 compartment sink, two live roaches on the wall next to the ice machine."

"Single-use gloves not changed as needed after changing tasks or when damaged or soiled. After touching mouth/face then engaged in food preparation."

 

KEBAB RESTAURANT

514 N.E. 167th Street

North Miami Beach

25 VIOLATIONS

"Roach activity present as evidenced by approximately 25 live roaches found in kitchen at 3-compartment sink."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food found greater than 47 degrees Fahrenheit but less than 70 degrees Fahrenheit more than six hours. Found 3lbs of Chicken at 51° F. At RIC. See stop sale."

 

CHOLO'S CEVICHE & GRILL

1127 N.E. 163rd Street

North Miami Beach

24 VIOLATIONS

"Sewage/wastewater backing up through floor drains at food prep area in kitchen when mop sink and hand wash sinks are being used."

"Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food."

"Raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit."