Repeat violation forces La Granja to be ordered shut for second time

Dead roach found on cutting board used to pound chicken

PEMBROKE PINES, Fla. - State records show La Granja Pembroke Pines was ordered shut for the second time this year last week. State inspectors noted a roach issue, which is a repeat violation.

Records also show a roach issue at Kabooms Amusement Center in Davie. Forty violations were discovered at Pi Bon Gou in Pompano Beach and 30 violations were discovered at Ginza Japanese Buffet in North Miami Beach.

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

Inspectors with the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation inspect restaurants in Florida.

All the places listed below were allowed to re-open following ordered clean ups and re-inspections.

***Lagua Restaurant

2800 NW 7th Ave.

Miami

21 violations found Aug. 18

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. As evidence of about 4 in dry storage, about 16 in ware washing area, 2 near oven in prep area, and 10 in behind the front next to ice machine."

"Dead roaches on premises. As evidence of about 50 in dry storage area."

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

"Employee failed to wash hands before changing gloves and/or putting on gloves to work with food."

"Food-contact surfaces not sanitized after cleaning, before use. Do not use equipment/utensils not properly sanitized."

***Los Angeles Restaurant Cafeteria

2339 NW 7th Ave.

Miami

16 violations found on Aug. 20

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. As evidence of about 10 dry in dry storage."

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. As evidence of about 12 in storage cabinets in the kitchen. 1 in dry storage and 1 in employee restroom located near kitchen and food storage area."

"Roach excrement and/or droppings present. As evidence of about 50 in storage cabinets in the kitchen."

"Tracking powder pesticide used inside establishment."

***Terrazos

Surfcomber Hotel

1717 Collins Ave.

Miami Beach

15 violations found Aug. 18

"Roach activity present as evidenced by approximately 20 plus live roaches found in the ware washing area."

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

"Approximately 10 dead roaches in the ware washing area."

***Ginza Japanese Buffet

16153 Biscayne Blvd.

North Miami Beach

30 violations found Aug. 17

Inspection based on complaint

"Roach activity present as evidenced by approximately 16 live roaches found in the kitchen on the walls, on a shelf above a food prep surface and a 4 inch platform where food items are stored."

"Ready-to-eat food contaminated by employee , droppings approximately 60 Oysters on the floor. See stop sale."

"Food contaminated by employees/consumers and operator continued to serve food. See stop sale. Oysters dropped on the floor, about 60 in the case."

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

"Acidity of each batch of sushi rice not tested with a pH meter and results recorded as required."

"Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food identified in the written procedure as a food held using time as a public health control has no time marking and the time removed from temperature control cannot be determined. See stop sale."

***Pi Bon Gou

2551 N. Dixie Highway

Pompano Beach

40 violations found Aug. 20

"Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. Observed approximately 150 dry rodent droppings in cook line area, 50 fresh droppings in cook line area, 100 dry rodent droppings in alcove area above kitchen entry door and 150 dry rodent droppings in alcove area above restroom door."

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Observed approximately 32 live roaches in cook line area near hand wash sink area."

"Floor soiled/has accumulation of debris, over 200 rodent and insects droppings near hand washing sink, food prep area, and behind 3 compartment sink."

"Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Bathroom door heavily soiled. Chairs in kitchen heavily soiled. Shelving in dishwashing area soiled."

"Dead roaches on premises. Observed 6 dead roaches on dry storage shelving near cook line."

"Equipment in poor repair, interior chest freezer broken showing insulation, storage shelves near steam table full of rust, dirt and 6 dead roaches."

"Certified Food Manager or person in charge lacks knowledge of foodborne illnesses and symptoms of illness that would prevent an employee from working with food, clean equipment and utensils, and single-service items."

***Kabooms Amusement and Party Center

9130 W. State Road 84

Davie

18 violations found Aug. 18

"Roach activity present as evidenced by 25 plus live roaches found crawling in cabinets in front service area, 3 crawling on disposable cup in closet by ice bin, in front service area, 10 plus live crawling on floor in front service area, 2 crawling on kitchen floor under ice machine, 1 crawling on wall over 3 compartment sink, 3 crawling in paper towel dispenser in kitchen."

"Employee began working with food, handling clean equipment or utensils, or touching unwrapped single-service items without first washing hands."

"Observed 30 plus Dead roaches on premises, in cabinets in front service area, under Bain Marie, 1 embedded in ice in freezer chest in kitchen."

"Wall soiled with accumulated grease, food debris, and/or dust, in various location in kitchen."

***La Granja Pembroke Pines

12630 Pines Blvd.

Pembroke Pines

17 violations found Aug. 18

Inspection based on complaint

Also ordered shut March 24

"Dead roaches on premises. Approximately 5 dead roaches behind poster above flip top on cook line. 1 dead roach on shelf above prep table. 1 dead roach on cutting board that is currently being used to pound chicken. 1 dead roach in hand sink."

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. Approximately 10 live roaches observed crawling from behind a hand washing sign over a flip top cooler on the cook line. 1 roach on the ground near flip top. 1 roach on plates under steam table. 2 live on dish rack that is being stored on the floor. 1 live under drive thru window garbage can area. **Repeat Violation**"

***La Parrilla Rotisserie & Grill

3456 Red Road

Miramar

18 violations found Aug. 17

"Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. -1 live roach observed crawling under rotisserie. Operator killed and discarded.// 1 live under M3 cooler.// 1 live above storage room - crawl into base board. //1 live in crack in wall near vegetable tower - crawled into broken base board.// During inspection professional pest services arrived.// 1 live roach observed on side molding of storage door."

"Dead roaches on premises. Approximately 10 dead roaches Under rotisserie grill on cook line in open concept kitchen. Operator cleaned the area.// 3 dead near vegetable oil tank.// 3 dead roaches between flip top and reach in freezer."

"Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food in walk-in cooler. Raw beef over tartar sauce."

"Live, small flying insects in kitchen, food preparation area, or food storage area. Large presence of flies in store room."

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