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Restaurant with 110 violations ordered shut again

Roach activity, food stored on floor found at China Buffet on Bird Road

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The owner of China Buffet on Bird Road apparently hasn't cleaned up his act.

Records show inspectors were back at the restaurant last week and ordered the place shut again.

Records indicate the place went from 110 violations to 84.

Records show inspectors were back at the restaurant four times last week and violations existed every time.

As of this posting, records indicate China Buffet has not been allowed to reopen.

The other restaurants posted below have been allowed to reopen following an ordered clean up and re-inspection.

***China Buffet

11379 Bird Road

Miami

Ordered shut Feb. 4

84 violations found

Not allowed to reopen Feb. 5

51 violations found

Not allowed to reopen Feb. 6

42 violations found

Originally ordered shut Jan. 19

110 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed approximately 7 live roaches inside an oven by the cook line, as per owner not in use. Operator removed oven from establishment. Observed one live roach inside employee bathroom. Observed approximately 2 live roaches inside wall breaker panel."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Observed cooked chicken wings (97°F at buffet line, less than 1 hour. **Repeat Violation**"

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Observed raw salmon sushi rolls 69 f,; Crab sushi rolls (65°F) at buffet line, less than 1 hour. Observed cornstarch and water mixture (86°F); Crab meat (50°F - Cold Holding); raw beef (49°F - Cold Holding); raw chicken (52°F); dumpling (50°F - Cold Holding); raw squid (57°F - Cold Holding); miso paste (55°F - Cold Holding); cooked rice (150°F - Cooking), ; Crab salad (52°F), less than 2 hour at reach in cooler. **Repeat Violation**"

"Accumulation of debris on exterior of ware washing machine."

"Accumulation of food debris/soil residue on hand wash sink."

"Accumulation of lime scale on the inside of the dish machine."

"Bathroom facility not clean. **Repeat Violation**"

"Food stored on floor."

"Objectionable odors in bathroom."

"Chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength for manual ware washing. Do not use equipment/utensils not properly sanitized. Three compartment sink, Chlorine, 0 ppm."

"Encrusted material on can opener blade."

"Food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. On rice cooker."

***Marina 84 Sports Bar and Grill

2440 W. State Road 84

Fort Lauderdale

Ordered shut Feb. 5

23 violations found

Inspection based on complaint

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. 5 at the end of the cookline under the stove and table."

"Cooked meat/poultry cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. chicken 46-49° in under stove draws. Moved to reach in cooler."

"Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation."

"Employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands - food was not being heated as a sole ingredient to 145 degrees F or immediately added to other ingredients to be cooked/heated to the minimum required temperature to allow bare hand contact. Establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure."

***Oceania Club

16421 Collins Ave.

Miami Beach

Ordered shut Feb. 2

18 violations found

Inspection based on complaint

"Roach activity present as evidenced by approximately 20-30 live roaches found on the kitchen floor and in an oven."

"Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food due to temperature abuse. Eggs 55°F tuna 50°F cheese 51°F tomato 51°F chicken 51°F turkey 50°F."

"Dead roaches on premises. Approximately 10-15 on the floor."

"Reach-in cooler not maintained in good repair. Do not store potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food in this unit until the unit is repaired. Pantry reach in cooler and stand up reach in cooler : Eggs 55°F tuna 50°F cheese 51°F tomato 51°F chicken 51°F turkey 50°F."

***Chef Louisa's Corner

1699 NE 163rd St.

North Miami Beach

Ordered shut Feb. 2

12 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Approximately 50 live roaches behind steam table, approximately 35 under preparation table."

"Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface."