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La Hacienda Restaurant and Taqueria

3003 Anderson Avenue

Date: Feb. 17, 2016

Reason: Complaint

4-102.11(B)(1) In the Kenmore refrigerator, there was a non-food-grade plastic “thank you” bag being used to store and in direct contact with churros. Corrected on-site, placed the churros in a food contact container.

KDA_3_30212 There was a working spray bottle hanging on the handle to the stove; it contained a pale yellow liquid and was not labeled. The person in charge said it was cooking oil. Corrected on-site, labeled the bottle.

KDA_4_60111A On the utensil rack to the right of the mechanical dish machine, there was one large, white plastic food-grade container with tape on the side and stored clean. There was one small, square plastic food-grade container and one small metal food-grade container with dried food debris on the inside and stored clean. Corrected on-site, moved all of the items to the ware-wash area. On the utensil rack to the right of the large metal food-prep table, there was a metal produce slicer with dried food debris on the blades and stored clean. Corrected on-site, moved to the ware-wash area.

3-302.11(A)(2) In the walk-in cooler, there was a metal sheet pan of raw chicken being stored directly above raw beef. Corrected on-site, rearranged items.

KDA_4_204120 The small make table (left of microwave) has water pooling at the bottom of the cooler.

KDA_5_20515B The base of the faucet at the three-compartment sink leaks when water is supplied. The hand sink in the ware-wash area is out of order due to installing a soda fountain machine. The parts are ordered to install the water lines and were scheduled to arrive Feb. 18. There is another hand sink located in the kitchen that is convenient for the employees to wash their hands.

KDA_3_50116A2 In make table one, there were bottles of salsa (made on-site) at 53.1 degrees and 50.6 degrees. There were bottles of salsa verde (made on-site) at 58.6 degrees, 59.6 degrees, 52.9 degrees, 59.3 degrees, 44.4 degrees, 52 degrees and 62.1 degrees. There were bottles of hot sauce (made on-site) at 57.4 degrees, 63 degrees, 52.9 degrees, 49.6 degrees, 56 degrees, 61.2 degrees and 58.9 degrees. The bulk items are stored in the walk-in cooler and then they are portioned into the squirt bottles. The person in charge said they were placed in the make table around 11 a.m. and the temperature was taken around 3:46 p.m. (more than four hours). The bottles were in plastic food-grade containers and were above the fill line. The ambient air temperature of the unit was reading 26.6 degrees. Corrected on-site, discarded the bottles of salsa, salsa verde and hot sauce. In make table two (across from the stove), there were sliced avocados at 46.2 degrees and 56.3 degrees. The person in charge said they have been in the unit since 11 a.m. and the temperature was taken around 4:05 p.m. (more than four hours). The ambient air temperature of the unit was reading 41.2 degrees. Corrected on-site, discarded the avocados.

KDA_5_10311B The hand sink in the ware-wash area is out of order due to installing a soda fountain machine. The parts are ordered to install the water lines and were scheduled to arrive Feb. 18. There is another hand sink located in the kitchen that is convenient for the employees to wash their hands.

KDA_4_20211A2 On the utensil rack to the right of the mechanical dish machine, there was one small, plastic, rectangle container with a crack on the side (not easy to clean). Corrected on-site, pulled and will not be used for food.

KDA_4_90311B There were two plastic cups stacked wet as clean and not able to properly air dry.

Little Apple Brewing Company

1110 Westloop Center

Date: Feb. 17, 2016

Reason: Regular Inspection

KDA_3_30511A1 In the walk-in cooler, there are boxes of chicken being stored directly on the floor. In the walk-in cooler, there are metal sheet pans of raw, whole-muscle beef, a metal sheet pan with open packages of cheese and one box of green onions being stored directly on the floor.

KDA_7_10211 In the waitress station, there was a working spray bottle with blue liquid and not labeled. An employee said it was glass cleaner. Corrected on-site, labeled the bottle. On a rack in the ware-wash area, there was a working spray bottle with pale yellow liquid and not labeled. The dishwasher said it was bleach. Corrected on-site, labeled the bottle. In the food-prep area, there were two white plastic buckets with clear liquid in them and not labeled. An employee said one was soapy water and the other was bleach water. In a cabinet behind the bar, there was a working spray bottle with a pale orange liquid not labeled. An employee said it was wood-oil soap. Corrected on-site, labeled the bottle. Also behind the bar, there was a large, white plastic bucket with clear liquid in it and not labeled. An employee said it was bleach water. Corrected on-site, labeled the bucket.

3-302.11(A)(2) In the walk-in cooler on a speed rack, there was raw chicken being stored directly above raw tuna and raw shrimp.

KDA_3_30111B An employee was placing hamburger buns on the grill with his bare hands. Corrected on-site, discarded all of the buns and placed gloves on.

KDA_3_30211A1b In the walk-in cooler, there was an open box of raw bacon being stored directly on top of metal food-grade pans of ready-to-eat mashed potatoes. There were two cartons of raw hard-shell eggs being stored directly on top of a crate of ready-to-eat heavy cream. There were two packages of raw quail eggs being stored directly above a food-grade container of ready-to-eat gravy. Corrected on-site, rearranged items.

KDA_5_50117 There are no covered receptacles inside of the women’s restroom for sanitary napkins.

KDA_7_20111A In the food-prep area on a metal table, there were two white plastic buckets of soapy water and bleach being stored directly next to clean food equipment (mixers and weight scales). Corrected on-site, removed the buckets. There was a sanitizer bucket on top of a metal food-prep table and being stored directly next to a cutting board with mushrooms. Corrected on-site, removed the bucket.

KDA_3_50114A2 In the walk-in cooler, there were metal sheet pans of red skin potato salad (made on-site) at 54.6 degrees, 57.9 degrees, 59.1 degrees, 53.1 degrees and 48.6 degrees. The potato salad was made on Feb. 16, and they started the cooling down process in the afternoon. The pans were stacked together and not able to cool down to 41 degrees within six hours. Corrected on-site, discarded.

KDA_4_60111C There is grease buildup on the sides of the fryers. There is dust buildup on the fan blowers inside of the walk-in cooler.

KDA_4_50112 The three cutting boards at make table one and the 10 cutting boards at the food-prep area all have black residue in the deep crevices on the food contact surface.

5-202.14 The dual check with an intermediate vent for the fountain machine is leaking and there is a brownish, thick slime coming out of it.

KDA_3_30414B1 The green sanitizer bucket located below a speed rack and the red sanitizer bucket located on a metal table utilizes Quaternary Ammonia and measured at 0 ppm. Corrected on-site, an employee replenished both buckets.

KDA_3_50113A In the food-prep area on a metal table, there were packages of raw bacon thawing at room temperature. The bacon was still frozen. Corrected on-site, an employee placed the raw bacon in the walk-in cooler to continue to thaw.

KDA_3_50118A2 In make table one, there was a ziplock bag of cut salad without a date. The person in charge said it was opened the morning of Feb. 16. Corrected on-site, date-marked the item. In the pizza make table, there was an open carton of heavy cream without a date. An employee said it was opened the morning of Feb. 16. There were also cooked onions without a date. An employee said he cooked them on Feb. 15. Corrected on-site, date-marked both of the items.

KDA_3_20312C2a The establishment serves mussels and there were no 90-day records being kept.

KDA_4_50111B The right door gasket located at make table one is torn. The door gaskets on the reach-in cooler (across from the grill) are torn and the left door is taped. The door gaskets on the reach-in cooler (pizza station) are torn and taped. The door gaskets on the True reach-in cooler are torn.

KDA_5_20515B The base of the faucet leaks when water is supplied at the three-compartment sink located in the food-prep area.

KDA_3_30211A1a In the Victory reach-in cooler, there was a container of raw sausage links being stored directly over ready-to-eat, single portions of cut lettuce, sliced tomatoes, sliced onions and pickles. Corrected on-site, rearranged items.

KDA_3_30412B There were plastic food-grade containers (without handles) being stored in direct contact with the beer flour and flour. There were also ceramic bowls (without handles) being stored in direct contact with the catfish batter, seasoning salt and tumble flour. On the seasoning rack in the food-prep area, there was a plastic bowl (without a handle) being stored in direct contact with the seasoning flour.

KDA_3_30412E The metal ice scoop was being stored directly on top of the ice machine. This is not a sanitary surface.

KDA_4_50111A The mechanical dish machine door has holes on the sides and water splashes out. There are rubber gloves tied to the holes to help prevent water from splashing. There is also a deep cut on the corner of the door.

KDA_6_20215A3 At the north exit door, there is a three-fourths-inch gap toward the bottom. At the south exit door, there is a half-inch gap on the right side of the door.

KDA_6_30114 There are no handwashing signs in the men or women’s restrooms. Corrected on-site, left handwashing stickers.

KDA_6_50112A There is mold on the backsplash behind the mechanical dish machine.

2-301.14(E) The dishwasher touched the soiled glove that is being used to close the hole on the side of the dishwasher door. He then continued to put clean dishes away without washing his hands. Corrected on-site, he washed his hands.

KDA_3_30212 On a shelf in the waitress station, there was a plastic pitcher with a white granular substance and not labeled. An employee said it was salt. In the food-prep area on the seasoning rack, there was a plastic container with a white powder substance. An employee said it was flour.

KDA_3_50118A1 In make table one, there was a ceramic bowl of hummus with a make date of Feb. 10 (held past seven days). Corrected on-site, discarded. In make table two, there was a container of Memphis sauce (made on-site with cooked onions) with a make date of Feb. 10 (held past seven days). Corrected on-site, discarded.

KDA_4_20211A2 In make table one, there was a large plastic lid with broken edges being used on a container with cut salad. Corrected on-site, placed clear wrap on top. On the utensil rack, there were four rubber spatulas with cracked, rough edges. Corrected on-site, trimmed smooth. On the rack in the ware-wash area, there were two round, plastic lids that were broken. Corrected on-site, discarded. On the large utensil rack, there were two green, square plastic lids and three large, clear plastic lids with broken edges.

KDA_4_60111A On the utensil rack in the ware-wash area, there were 17 white, plastic food-grade buckets with labels left on them and stacked clean. The large meat slicer had dried food debris in the crevices between the blade and the metal frame. It was not used today. On the large utensil rack, there were 55 blue, plastic food-grade containers with labels left on them and stacked clean. There were also three metal food-grade pans with dried food debris on the inside and rim of the containers. Corrected on-site, moved to the ware-wash area. On the shelf below the large mixer, there was one black, plastic food-grade container with sticky residue left on the side and stored clean.

KDA_4_90311B On the large utensil rack, there were two metal and two plastic food-grade containers stacked wet/clean and not able to properly air dry.

KDA_6_50111 There is a light protective cover in the ware-wash area that is cracked and broken.

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