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Roach-infested kids catering company ordered shut again

Roach infestation also found at Pine Court Chinese Bistro

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PEMBROKE PARK, Fla. – State inspectors discovered rodent issues at a restaurant on Duval Street in Key West last week.

State records show that Ocean Grill was ordered shut after rodent droppings were found in the kitchen.

Records also show that Catering to Kids in Miami, just west of Miami Executive Airport, was ordered shut for the second time in a month. A state inspector found continuing roach issues.

Catering to Kids was also ordered shut Feb. 17 and remained closed for almost a week.

Records show that a roach infestation was also found at Pine Court Chinese Bistro in Sunrise and at the 

Sherry Frontnac Hotel in Miami Beach.

Below is a list of places and some of their violations.

All the places mentioned were allowed to re-open following an ordered clean up and re-inspection.

 

Catering to Kids

12320 SW 132nd Court

Miami

Ordered shut 2/27/17

Inspection based on complaint

33 violations found

Also ordered shut 2/17/17

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. On 2/27/17, observed 1 live roach on top of grease trap by triple sink. Observed 1 live roach on wall under underneath mop sink. Observed one live roach in by entrance to walk in cooler. Observed one live roach by backdoor. Observed one live roach by walk in freezer entrance. Repeat violation."

"Dead roaches on premises. Observed one dead roach inside mop sink; observed approximately 13 + dead roaches underneath triple sink area. Observed approximately 4 dead roaches on side of walk in freezer. Observed 10+ dead roaches by chest freezers . Observed approximately 2 dead roaches underneath microwave. Observed approximately 10+ dead roaches behind oven. Observed 4 dead roaches underneath hot holding units by chest freezer. Observed 7 approximately dead roaches underneath hot holding units by cook line. Observed one dead roach underneath stovetop. Repeat violation."

"Accumulation of dead or trapped birds, insects, rodents, or other pests, in control devices. Observed 2 dead roaches on trap by manager's office on second floor."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Observed cur lettuce (53 degree Fahrenheit - cold holding inside walk in cooler."

"Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris."

"Equipment in poor repair. Observed tank less water heating device rusted on the exterior and leak on unit."

"Floor area(s) covered with standing water inside walk in cooler by back wall."

"Interior of oven has heavy accumulation of black substance/grease/food debris."

"Slicer blade soiled with old food debris."

 

Pine Court Chinese Bistro

10101 Sunset Strip

Sunrise

Ordered shut 3/2/17

32 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed approximately 35 to 40 on shelving under the cook line prep table in the wok cooking area. 4 on the kitchen floor. 1 under a prep sink in the kitchen. 3 on the floor in tea service area."

"Live, small flying insects in kitchen, food preparation area, or food storage area."

"Stop sale issued due to adulteration of food product. Ice in the soiled ice machine."

"Stop sale issued on potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food due to temperature abuse. - observed following items in walk in coolers out of temperature , products were placed inside coolers more than 24 hours ago , mushroom 49-50 degrees Fahrenheit, rice noodles 50 degrees Fahrenheit, fried tofu 50 degrees Fahrenheit, tofu 45 degrees Fahrenheit, cooked jho pho noodles 47-49 degrees Fahrenheit, whole cooked chicken 48 degrees Fahrenheit, 3 bags cooked pork 48 degrees Fahrenheit, partially cooked duck 43-45 degrees Fahrenheit."

"Accumulation of black mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. Repeat violation."

"Employee eating while preparing food. Employee prepping the dumpling while eating a bowl of noodles."

"Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris, microwave located by cook-line."

 

Ocean Grill

1075 Duval St.

Key West

Ordered shut 3/3/17

33 violations found

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Approximately 4 dry brittle rodent droppings located on the top of the dish machine in the kitchen. Observed approximately 15 moist , wet rodent droppings located under a food shelf in the prep kitchen."

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. 1 live roach found at the hand wash sink in the dish wash area."

"Small flying insects in bar area."

"Manager lacking proof of food manager certification."

"Slicer blade guard soiled with old food debris."

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

 

El Aguila Centroamericana Restaurant Cafe

2291 NW 36th St.

Miami

Ordered shut 3/2/17

17 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed approximately 4 live roaches around poles, entrance to billiard room. Observed approximately 6 live roaches around beer cooler behind bar. Observed approximately 6 live roaches behind grease trap by triple sink. Observed approximately 6 live roaches behind flour and rice containers kitchen. Observed approximately 4 live roaches climbing up wall behind chairs in billiard room observed approximately 2 live roaches in water tank room. Total approximately 26 live roaches."

"Dead roaches on premises. Observed approximately 10 dead roaches around and behind beer cooler. Observed approximately 4 dead roaches behind flat top grill, cook line. Observed approximately 4 dead roaches behind bulk container shelves behind flour and rice. Observed approximately 5 dead roaches billiard room near back door. Observed approximately 10 dead roaches behind chairs near side wall, billiard room. Observed approximately 15 dead roaches in cabinets under glassware behind bar."

"Build-up of grease/dust/debris on hood filters. Repeat violation."

"Food stored in dry storage area not covered. Bus tub of cabbage."

 

Sherry Frontnac Hotel

Continental breakfast

6565 Collins Ave.

Miami Beach

Ordered shut 3/2/17

25 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. 1 live roaches observed on dry storage shelf on right side of three compartment sink. 1 live roach observed on clean containers on shelves next to three compartment sink. 2 live roaches observed in dry storage area near bagged loaves of bread. 4 live roaches in total."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut tomatoes (60 degrees Fahrenheit - cold holding); ham (62 degrees Fahrenheit - cold holding); cheese (62 degrees Fahrenheit - cold holding); margarine blend (60 degrees Fahrenheit - cold holding); pancake batter (51 degrees Fahrenheit - cold holding) at prep area stored on ice. Instructed operator to fill the ice bath so that the container holding the food product is fully submerged. Operator moved foods to reach in cooler in dry storage area. Milk (55 degrees Fahrenheit - cold holding) in small cooler at buffet line. Unit is unable to maintain proper temperature due to customers opening it so frequently. Instructed operator to store a smaller amount and use time as a public."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Hash browns (107 degrees Fahrenheit - hot holding) at cook line. Hash browns were discarded at the end of breakfast."

"Employee failed to wash hands before changing gloves and/or putting on gloves to work with food. Observed employee handle raw shelled eggs then change gloves without washing hands. Employee then proceeded to handle ready to eat foods such as ham and cut tomatoes."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Hash browns (107 degrees Fahrenheit - hot holding) at cook line. Hash browns were discarded at the end of breakfast."

"No proof of required state approved employee training provided for any employees."