April 13 service inspections: Local restaurants

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The Goose

1123 Moro St.

Date: April 10, 2017

Reason: Routine

Result: In Compliance

KDA_3_30511A1 On a metal rack there was a black plastic container of salt and pepper mix and it was not covered. Corrected on-site, covered.

KDA_3_50118A1 In the walk-in cooler there were ceramic bowls of Creme Brulee (made on-site) with a make date of March 24. There was a container of Creamy HR sauce (made on-site) dated March 30 to April 7. There was a container of meatloaf (made on-site) with a make date of March 30. These items were held past seven days. Corrected on-site, discarded.

KDA_4_70211 The mechanical dish machine located behind the bar was in use and it utilizes chlorine for sanitization. The concentration measured at zero parts per million. Inspector primed the machine and the concentration measured at 25 ppm. The directions on the jug stated for the concentration not to fall below 50 ppm. Corrected on-site, changed the sanitizer jug and primed the machine. Now the concentration measured at 50 ppm.



KDA_4_60213 The slicer had dried food debris on the backside of the metal frame. The cook said it was used yesterday. Corrected on-site, moved the slicer to the ware wash area.

KDA_3_30412B On a lower shelf there was a metal container of CFS flour and there was a metal ladle handle in direct contact with the CFS flour.


KDA_3_50116A2 All cold holding units were checked and all foods were in compliance (unless otherwise noted in this report). In the make-table there was sliced ham, sliced turkey, sliced Swiss cheese and crab/salmon cake mix (made on-site) all at 44 F. The cook said he adjusted the temperature gauge on the unit around 1 p.m. and the temperatures were taken around 3:15 p.m. (held above 41 F for less than four hours). The ambient air temperature of the unit was reading 40 F. Corrected on-site, adjusted the temperature gauge and now it is reading 31.1 F.

KDA_3_60311B The establishment had the consumer advisory reminder on the menu. They allow steaks to be “cooked to order.” This item was not asterisked on the menu. Corrected on-site, reprinted the menus.


KDA_3_50118A3 In the walk-in cooler there was a container of pasta dated April 7-14, a container of Reuben dated April 8-15, a container of pot pie mix (made on-site) dated April 5-12 and a container of ham dated April 8-15. These items were date-marked past seven days. Corrected on-site, put the correct discard dates on the containers.

KDA_3_30212 On a metal rack (prep area) there was a black plastic container with a white-and-black granular substance and it was not labeled. The cook said it was a salt and pepper mix. On a metal sheet pan on top of the fryer there was a plastic squirt bottle with clear liquid and it was not labeled. The cook said it was water. There was also a small black plastic container with a white and black granular substance. The cook said it was a salt and pepper mix. Corrected on-site, labeled.


KDA_4_60111A The produce dicer had dried food debris on the blades. The cook said it was not used today. Corrected on-site, moved to the ware wash area. On the clean utensil rack in the ware wash area there were two (8 quart) plastic food grade containers with sticker labels on the sides and stacked together. There was also one metal food-grade container with dried food debris on the inside and stored clean. Corrected on-site, moved back to the three-compartment sink

Manhattan Pizza Ranch

511 McCall Rd.

Date: April 6, 2017

Reason: Complaint

Result: In Compliance

KDA_6_50112A Food debris found along all baseboard and edges of walls and carpet. (This could be a potential food source for insects and rodents — none found.)


KDA_6_20215A1 The southeast main entrance double doors have a 1/4 to 1/2-inch gap between the doors. (This allows potential entrance for insects and rodents — none found.)

AJ’s NY Pizzeria

301 Poyntz Ave.

Date: April 4, 2017

Reason: Routine

Result: In Compliance

KDA_4_50111B The door gaskets on the west side make-table are torn. The middle door is also tilted, not closing properly. The door gaskets on the salad make-table are torn.

KDA_5_20515B The faucet at the hand sink located in the ware wash area has a slow drip when the water is turned off.


KDA_4_60111C There is dust buildup on the ice machine filter. There is dust buildup on the fan blowers inside of the walk-in coolers.

KDA_4_70211 The mechanical dish machine was in use and it utilizes chlorine for sanitization. The concentration measured at zero ppm. The sanitizer bucket was empty. Corrected on-site, replaced the bucket, primed the machine and re-washed/sanitized the dishes.


KDA_4_204120 There is water pooling at the bottom of the units (north side make-table, west side make-table and beer cooler).

KDA_3_50116A1 All hot holding units were checked and all foods were in compliance (unless otherwise noted in this report). In a slow cooker there was marinara (made on-site) sauce at 116 F. An employee said it was placed in the slow cooker around noon and the temperature was taken around 2 p.m. Corrected on-site, reheated to 170 F.


KDA_6_30112 No paper towels or other hand drying provisions at the ware washing hand sink. Corrected on-site, placed paper towels in the dispenser.

KDA_7_10211 At the front hand sink there were two working spray bottles with clear liquid in them and they were not labeled. An employee said they were sanitizer. Corrected on-site, labeled.

KDA_6_50112A There is standing water on the floor below the mechanical dish machine. The drain pipe is slanted. There are approximately 20-30 dried rodent excreta on the floor in the small storage closet.


KDA_5_10311B The hot water was turned off at the hand sink located in the ware wash area. Corrected on-site, turned the hot water back on.

KDA_4_60211E4 Inside of the ice machine there is mold on the plastic ice deflector. There is also residue buildup on the inside of the lid.


KDA_4-302.14 The establishment does not have chlorine test strips available. Corrected on-site, inspector left test strips.

KDA_3_30212 In two large food-grade bins there was a white powder substance and a white granular substance without labels. An employee said they were flour and salt.


KDA_4_20211A2 On the clean dish side there were two round, clear plastic lids with cracks in them. In the west side make-table there was a cracked container being used to store mozzarella cheese. There was a cracked lid being used on the Parmesan cheese container. Corrected on-site, replaced the container and discarded the broken container and lids.

KDA_6_30111 There was no soap at the hand sink located in the ware wash area. Corrected on-site, placed soap in the dispenser.


KDA_8_30411A The 2016-17 food establishment license was not posted for public viewing. The FE license for the AJ’s NY Pizzeria located in Aggieville was posted.

KDA_3_50116A2 All cold holding units were checked and all foods were in compliance (unless otherwise noted in this report). At the north side make-table there was breaded diced chicken at 46 F and sliced meatballs at 46 F. An employee said the chicken has been in the unit since 11 a.m. and the meatballs have been in the unit since 10:45 a.m. The temperatures were taken around 2:05 p.m. The products were above the fill line.

The ambient air temperature of the unit was reading 35.4 F. Corrected on-site, placed in the walk-in cooler.

In the west side make-table there was mozzarella cheese at 44 F and pepperoni at 45 F. An employee said the lid to the make-table was left open to make orders. The last pizza was made around 2 p.m. and the temperatures were taken around 2:15 p.m. The ambient air temperature of the unit was reading 38.3 F. Corrected on-site, closed the lid.

In the lower portion of the cooler there was a container of chicken wings at 48 F, a container of breaded chicken at 47 F and a container of ziti (pasta and cheese) at 47 F. No one knew how long they have been in the unit. Corrected on-site, discarded.

On the pizza prep-table there was a container of pizza sauce at 58 F. An employee said the sauce was removed from the walk-in cooler around 12:30 p.m. and the temperature was taken around 2:30 p.m. Corrected on-site, discarded (Note: discussed using time as a public health control for sauce and pizzas made with sauce).

On speed racks there were 26 pizzas with cooked dough and sauce at 65 F. An employee said the pizzas were prepped around 10:30 a.m. and the temperature was taken around 3:05 p.m. Corrected on-site, discarded.


KDA_4_90311B On the clean dish side there were 10 plastic cups stacked wet and clean and not able to properly air-dry (water can hold bacteria).

Hibachi Hut

429 Poyntz Ave.

Date: April 3, 2017

Reason: First Operational Inspection After Licensing

Result: In Compliance

KDA_4_20211A1 On the utensil rack (across from the small reach-in freezer) there were two plastic containers with melted, porous sides and stacked together. Corrected on-site, discarded.

KDA_7_20111B On a rack down in the basement there were jugs of bleach being stored directly above rolls of paper towels. Corrected on-site, removed the paper towels (note: no leakage detected).



KDA_4_60111A On the rack above the three-compartment sink there was one metal tong with dried food debris on the food contact surface and one metal strainer with dried food debris on the outside (toward bottom tip). Both of the utensils were stored as clean. Corrected on-site, moved to the ware wash area. The slicer had dried food debris in the crevices by the blade. The person in-charge said it was not used today. Corrected on-site, cleaned and sanitized.

KDA_3_30414B1 The rag in sanitizer bucket located behind the bar was not fully submerged in the solution. Corrected on-site, replenished the bucket.


KDA_4_60211E4 At the soda fountain machine there was minor mold inside of the pop nozzles.

KDA_3_50116A2 All cold holding units were checked and all foods were in compliance (unless otherwise noted in this report). In the salad make table there was diced chicken at 47 F. One of the cooks said she had it out to make salads during the peak lunch period. The person in-charge said that would have been between 11:15 a.m. and 12:45 p.m. The temperature of the chicken was taken around 1:20 p.m. (held above 41 F for less than four hours). The person in-charge also made a salad with the chicken around 1 p.m. The ambient air temperature of the unit was reading 29.3 F. Corrected on-site, placed the chicken in the walk-in cooler.


KDA_4_20211A2 On the utensil rack (across from small reach-in freezer) there were two plastic containers with cracks on the edges. Corrected on-site, discarded. In the salad make-table there was a plastic lid with a cracked edge and being used on the salad container. Corrected on-site, discarded.

KDA_6_50112A There is oil and minor food debris on the floor below the fryers (note: cleaned weekly).


KDA_3_10111 There were two purple onions with green mold on them (rotting). Corrected on-site, discarded.

KDA_5_20515B The hot water handle on the food-prep sink leaks when the water is supplied.


KDA_3_30412B In the cornmeal bin there was a plastic cup (without a handle) being stored directly in the product. Corrected on-site, discarded.

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I’m Rafael Garcia, co-editor-in-chief at the Collegian. I’m a junior in journalism, campus visit coordinator for the JMC Ambassadors, and the vice president of social events and communication for the Edgerley-Franklin Urban Leaders. I come from Emporia, Kansas, home of the Twinkie, world’s best tasting tap water and journalist William Allen White. I’m passionate about journalism because I love people and their stories, and I want to find and tell those stories here on campus. In my spare time, I’m a Chihuahua wrangler, doughnut enthusiast, Netflix watcher and racquetball player. Contact me at [email protected]