Inspectors with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation were busy again in South Florida last week. Of the 22 restaurants ordered shut statewide, seven of them were in South Florida.
Below is a list of restaurants and a few of their violations. All the restaurants ordered shut have been allowed to re-open following ordered clean up and re-inspections.
***Papa John's #1354
13300 NW 27 Avenue
"Rodent activity present as evidenced by 30+ fresh rodent droppings found in the prep area , 50+ fresh dropping on top of walk in cooler , 100+ dry dropping on top of walk in cooler."
"Rodent rub marks present along walls/ceilings in the back area."
"Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of employee health policy and health requirements."
"Food employee not using hand antiseptic after washing hands as required by the Alternative Operating Procedure for bare hand contact with ready-to-eat food. No bare hand contact with ready-to-eat food."
4508 Hollywood Blvd.
"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed 4 live roaches on floor between grill and prep table. Observed 9 live roaches on shelves of said prep table at cook line between clean dishes. Observed 6 live roaches crawling along said prep table legs between shelves."
"Dead roaches on premises. Observed 5 dead roaches inside plastic container , containing cooking utensils, on shelf of prep table across from grill. Observed 15 dead roaches on same prep table in crevices between shelves with clean dishes."
***The Munchies Grill
250 SW 8 Street
"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. A total of 43 plus live roaches found , 1 live roach in a box of single service items under steam table on the cook line, 2 live roaches in the crack of the counter where the soda machine is kept, 2 live roaches around the gasket of a none working reach in beer cooler in the front, 8 live roaches under the hand wash sink in the server station, 25 plus live roaches under the hand sink in the kitchen area, 1 live under shelf in the kitchen and 4 live roaches under the shelf where the soda machine is kept."
"Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine."
"Interior of oven has heavy accumulation of black substance/grease/food debris."
"Food not stored at least 6 inches off of the floor. beef in a pan stored on the floor in the walk in cooler and walk in freezer."
"Dead roaches on premises. 3 dead roaches in a box of single service items , 2 dead behind the reach in cooler on the cook line, 6 dead on glue trap under counter where soda machine is stored , 2 dead on the floor in front of the hand sink in the server station area."
***Himmarshee Public House
201 SW 2 Street
"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed approximately 15 live roaches under oven blodgett in kitchen."
***Sun Yum Gai
1403 Washington Ave.
"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Found 50+ fresh and 50+ dried under dishwashing machine and storage/cooling racks, Underneath 2 RI coolers in kitchen."
"Rodent rub marks present along walls/ceilings. Water heater."
"Stop sale issued due to adulteration of food product. Chicken at contaminated tray."
***Restaurante Cafeteria Mitierra
601 71 Street
"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed 10 live roaches inside non working reach in cooler inside of kitchen."
"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Chicken soup held at 117° after for less than 4 hours. Corrective action taken by operator to reheat to 167° F for hot holding."
"Raw animal foods not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature in walk-in cooler. Observed chicken over beef."
***New Sangs Corp
Sang's Chinese Food
1925 NE 163 Street
North Miami Beach
"Roach activity present as evidenced by 13 live roaches found In hostess stand about 1ft away from the kitchen . Also found 7 live roaches on the hinges of the reach in cooler located on the cook line."
"Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food due to temperature abuse. 32eggs 92°f , rice 90°."
158 E. Hialeah Drive
"Roach activity present as evidenced by 30 live roaches found in preparation table area."
"Roach excrement and/or droppings present."