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Big Louie's, K'Chapas among 4 South Florida restaurants ordered shut

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PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – Inspectors with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation ordered four restaurants shut in South Florida last week.

Below is a list of places and some of their violations. All the places listed below were allowed to re-open following ordered clean ups and re-inspections.

***Casa Juan

5755 NW 7th Ave.

Miami

58 violations

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed approximately 14 live roaches behind chest freezer located front area."

"Employee cracked raw shell eggs and then handled ready-to-eat food and/or clean equipment or utensils without washing hands. Employee cracked two eggs, and went to grab clean utensil without no hand washing."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Observed Yellow rice 48°F, Cooke pasta 45°F, cooked chicken stew 47°F, located at reach in cooler Observed cooked pork 45°, cooked chicken 48, raw chicken 47° at cold drawers underneath flat grill."

"Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. Juice machine, chicken tenderizer, potato cutting machine."

***K'Chapas

1130 Normandy Drive.

Miami Beach

44 violations

"Roach activity present as evidenced by 10 plus live roaches found. Observed more than 10 live roaches on a kitchen table next to the stove."

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

"Food/ice received from unapproved source. See stop sale. Observed alfajores being sold from an unapproved source."

"Food/ice received from unapproved source. See stop sale. Observed alfajores being sold from an unapproved source."

"Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris." **Repeat Violation**

"Clean glasses, cups, bowls, plates, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner." **Repeat Violation**

"Clean utensils or equipment stored in dirty drawer or rack." **Repeat Violation**

"Hole in wall." **Repeat Violation**

"Fan cover in walk-in cooler has accumulation of dust/debris." **Repeat Violation**

"Wall soiled with accumulated grease." **Repeat Violation**

***Warmbrick

Big Louie's Pizza

10041 Sunset Strip

Sunrise

16 violations

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed 6 on top of the pizza oven in the kitchen. 4 on the floor to the right of the pizza Bain marie cooler in the kitchen. 10 in a seam in the wall to the right of the pizza Bain Marie cooler. Approximately 10-12 under the pizza Bain Marie cooler. 2 on the wall behind the steam table in the kitchen. Approximately 30 on the wall and floor behind and under the pizza Bain Marie cooler used for salads in the kitchen. 2 on the floor under the floor mixer opposite the 3 compartment sink. 1 on a prep table opposite the 3 compartment sink. 1 on a box in the dry storage area. 1 on a shelf in the dry storage area."

"Dead roaches on premises. Approximately 30 on the floor under the pizza Bain Marie cooler in the kitchen. Some of the dead roaches have egg sacks. Approximately 6 on the floor behind the steam table in the kitchen. 10 on top of the Bain Marie cooler used for salads. 1 inside a bus tub used for storing pans. 4 on shelving in the dry storage area."

***Ming Kong

2738 N. Andrews Ave.

Wilton Manors

10 violations

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed approximately 15-20 dry dull rodent droppings behind chest freezer, 4 dark fresh rodent droppings in unisex bathroom, 1-dry rodent dropping under food prep table, 1- dry behind rolling rice bin, 2- dry rodent droppings on single serve storage shelf. Approximately 22-27 rodent droppings."