More than 200 flies found in South Florida Domino's

Flies also found in Weston's Gelato Gourmet

By Jeff Weinsier - Investigative Reporter

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla. - Flies seemed to be a problem last week in two South Florida kitchens.

Records show that more than 200 flies were found in a Domino’s restaurant in Coral Springs and more than 40 were seen at Gelato Gourmet in Weston.

A roach issue was also found in the La Concha Hotel on Duval Street.

Records also show roach and mold issues in Tropical Cafeteria in Hialeah.

All the places ordered shut were allowed to reopen following an ordered cleanup and re-inspection.

***Gelato Gourmet

143 Weston Road

Weston

Ordered shut July 7

9 violations found

"Live, small flying insects in kitchen, food preparation area, or food storage area. 12 live flies on wall next to ice cream cups in front counter. 5 live flies on lid of blinder in front counter. 4 live near trash can in front counter. 5 live on window in back room prep area. More than 10 inside dry storage room. More than 5 in single service storage room. More than 10 live flies in prep area. Landing on wall and prep table. Advised cook to sanitize table when observe flies landing."

***Domino's

11339 W. Atlantic Blvd.

Coral Springs

Inspection based on complaint

Ordered shut July 7

9 violations found

"Live, small flying insects in kitchen, food preparation area, or food storage area. Observed approximately 146 small flies on walls, ceiling, paper towels and dispenser, and food containers in the ware washing area at triple sink. Observed approximately 69 small flies in dry storage area, on cardboard boxes, on ceiling, and on walls near cases on soda in dry storage room. Observed 1 fly on wall near pizza cooler in front preparation area and 1 fly on ceiling above pizza boxes at front counter area."

"Hand wash sink not accessible for employee use due to items stored in the sink. Observed at hand wash sink next to triple sink, metal pans are and utensil are stored on top of sink and blue rag is stored inside of this hand wash sink."

***430 Duval & Wine O

Crowne Plaza La Concha

430 Duval Street

Key West

Ordered shut July 5

22 violations found

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Approximately 10 live roaches, 5- live roaches crawling on the wall in the dish machine area located in the kitchen. 5- live roaches crawling on the floor under the triple sink located in the kitchen."

"Dead roaches on premises. Approximately 5 dead roaches located in the light shields above the dish machine area."

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

"Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. Alto sham across from the cook line."

***Tropical Cafeteria

652 E. Ninth Street

Hialeah

Ordered shut July 7

28 violations found

Also ordered shut July 18, 2014. (Roach issue)

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed approximately 12 live roaches by gap under a built in oven on the wall, one under other oven next to reach in cooler, one by reach in cooler in kitchen."

"Accumulation of mold-like substance on juice/drink dispensing nozzles/equipment. Orange juicer."

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

"Vegetable chopper/dicer/shredder/peeler soiled with old food debris. Grinder on table is soiled."

"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. 0 ppm."
 

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