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ALEJANDRO'S RESTAURANT

7380 BROAD ST, BROOKSVILLE


Inspection records

Aug 06, 2019

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
0
0
4

Violations

  • Basic - - From initial inspection : Basic - Ceiling not smooth, nonabsorbent and easily cleanable in food preparation, food storage, warewashing areas or bathroom. Old acoustic tile **Warning** - From follow-up inspection 2019-08-06: **Time Extended**
  • Basic - - From initial inspection : Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. All cutting boards **Repeat Violation** **Warning** - From follow-up inspection 2019-08-06: **Time Extended**
  • Basic - - From initial inspection : Basic - Screen in door torn/in poor repair - vermin present. **Warning** - From follow-up inspection 2019-08-06: **Time Extended**
  • Basic - - From initial inspection : Basic - Unnecessary items/unused equipment on the premises. Chest freezer with door on outside back door **Warning** - From follow-up inspection 2019-08-06: **Time Extended**

Aug 01, 2019

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
6
8
12

Violations

  • Basic - Buildup of food debris/soil residue on equipment door handles. Two door freezer next to beverage station **Warning**
  • Basic - Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. **Warning**
  • Basic - Ceiling not smooth, nonabsorbent and easily cleanable in food preparation, food storage, warewashing areas or bathroom. Old acoustic tile **Warning**
  • Basic - Ceiling/ceiling tiles/vents soiled with accumulated food debris, grease, dust, or mold-like substance Hallway . **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Basic - Clean utensils or equipment stored in dirty drawer or rack. Ice scoop stored on top of soda boxes Operator removed and washed **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. All cutting boards **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Basic - Employee beverage container in a food preparation/clean dishware area does not have a lid and a straw or equivalent dispensing mechanism to prevent hand contact with lip contact area of drink container. Two styrofoam cups with brown liquid Manager moved **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Basic - Fly sticky tape hanging over food/food preparation area/food-contact equipment. Fly tape unit sitting on top of warming oven next to deli paper and utensils. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Basic - Open dumpster lid. **Warning**
  • Basic - Screen in door torn/in poor repair - vermin present. **Warning**
  • Basic - Soil residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. * Shelf under tea urns dirty and sticky * Coca Cola hoses and unit is dusty and sticky. * gaskets on cooks line cooler * Black fan on floor * Prep table behind bar sticky Operator was cleaning shelf under tea urns during inspection **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
  • Basic - Unnecessary items/unused equipment on the premises. Chest freezer with door on outside back door **Warning**
  • High Priority - Employee handled soiled dishes or utensils and then handled clean dishes or utensils without washing hands. Employee touched cell phone with gloves on and proceeded to open the reach in cooler and grab food without changing gloves and washing hands. Educated operator **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
  • High Priority - Employee washed hands with cold water. Employees are washing their hands in the sink that has the hot water turned off. Educated employees **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
  • High Priority - Live, small flying insects in kitchen, food preparation area, or food storage area. Three flies in kitchen 2 flies in dining room **Warning**
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Cheese 46° Two door cooks line cooler. Double panned. Instructed operator to not double panned and to put the 1/6 pan straight into the cooler. Rechecked 45° Operator will add ice **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Rice 112° Operator turned heat higher on unit Rechecked 166 **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
  • High Priority - Presence of insects or other pests. 10 small ants crawling on wall behind tea urns 2 small ants crawling on ice scoop stored on top of soda boxes ( operator removed and washed) 8 small ants on shelf under tea urns 2 small ants crawling on sweet tea urn 5 ants on wall behind bar Kitchen employees cleaned the area and killed the ants during my visit. **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance inside the ice bin. White deflector plate **Repeat Violation** **Admin Complaint**
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to items stored in the sink. Shaker cup behind bar Inspector removed **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink. Operator turned back on under the sink **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation/handling. A list of accredited food manager certification examination providers can be found at http://www.myfloridalicense.com/DBPR/hotels-restaurants/food-lodging/food-manager/ 2 servers 2 kitchen employees **Warning**
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Next to dish machine Manager replaced **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - No proof of required state approved employee training provided for any employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. Employees do not carry cards on them and do not know where they are located in the establishment The manager tried calling the owner regarding the location of these certificates but did not receive a callback . **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Carnitas ( made Friday) tamales ( made Sunday) queso ( made Monday) Flan ( made Saturday) Several items made yesterday or prior are not date marked **Repeat Violation** **Admin Complaint**
  • Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Clear liquid in spray bottle in dining room **Warning**

Apr 15, 2019

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
0
0
1

Violations

  • Basic - - From initial inspection : Basic - Equipment in poor repair. Ice machine door is cracked - From follow-up inspection 2019-02-19: Same **Time Extended** - From follow-up inspection 2019-04-15: **Time Extended**

Feb 19, 2019

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
2
2
3

Violations

  • Basic - - From initial inspection : Basic - Ceiling/ceiling tiles/vents soiled with accumulated food debris, grease, dust, or mold-like substance. Bathroom hallway Over dish machine Old acoustic tile. **Repeat Violation** - From follow-up inspection 2019-02-19: Still dirty **Time Extended**
  • Basic - - From initial inspection : Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. Cooks line boards Green board in dish area **Repeat Violation** - From follow-up inspection 2019-02-19: Same **Time Extended**
  • Basic - - From initial inspection : Basic - Equipment in poor repair. Ice machine door is cracked - From follow-up inspection 2019-02-19: Same **Time Extended**
  • High Priority - - From initial inspection : High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw beef over tamales Raw ground meat over pico in three door cooler **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation** - From follow-up inspection 2019-02-19: Raw hamburger patties over raw shrimp **Time Extended** **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - - From initial inspection : High Priority - Wiping cloth sanitizer solution exceeds the maximum concentration allowed. 200 ppm - From follow-up inspection 2019-02-19: 200 ppm Corrected to 50 ppm **Time Extended** **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - - From initial inspection : Intermediate - No proof of required state approved employee training provided for any employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. Operator does not know where certificates are located - From follow-up inspection 2019-02-19: Operator does not know where they are stored **Time Extended**
  • Intermediate - - From initial inspection : Intermediate - Wash solution in spray-type chemical warewasher less than 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Gauge does not go higher than 105° - From follow-up inspection 2019-02-19: Gauge did not go higher than 100° **Time Extended**

Feb 12, 2019

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
2
5
9

Violations

  • Basic - *Wall soiled with accumulated grease, food debris, and/or dust. In dishroom * outside of two door reach in freezer door
  • Basic - Accumulation of debris on exterior of warewashing machine. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Ceiling/ceiling tiles/vents soiled with accumulated food debris, grease, dust, or mold-like substance. Bathroom hallway Over dish machine Old acoustic tile. **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Clean equipment/utensils not stored at least 6 inches above the floor. Napkins and paper towels in dry storage
  • Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. Cooks line boards Green board in dish area **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - Equipment in poor repair. Ice machine door is cracked
  • Basic - Food stored on floor. Oil in dry storage Bag of rice and bag of onions in kitchen **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food thawed at room temperature. Taco meat sitting on counter Inspector Put In sink with water running over it **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation**
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw beef over tamales Raw ground meat over pico in three door cooler **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation**
  • High Priority - Wiping cloth sanitizer solution exceeds the maximum concentration allowed. 200 ppm
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - No proof of required state approved employee training provided for any employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. Operator does not know where certificates are located
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Pico, cut tomatoes, rice, marinated beef, salsa Several items made yesterday and prior are not date marked. Operator dated **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Pink bottle by hand wash sink **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Wash solution in spray-type chemical warewasher less than 120 degrees Fahrenheit. Gauge does not go higher than 105°

Aug 23, 2018

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
0
2
2

Violations

  • Basic - - From initial inspection : Basic - Accumulation of debris inside and outside of warewashing machine. **Repeat Violation** **Warning** - From follow-up inspection 2018-08-23: **Time Extended**
  • Basic - - From initial inspection : Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. **Warning** - From follow-up inspection 2018-08-23: **Time Extended**
  • Intermediate - - From initial inspection : Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. White deflector plate and inside sides of machine **Repeat Violation** **Warning** - From follow-up inspection 2018-08-23: **Time Extended**
  • Intermediate - - From initial inspection : Intermediate - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink. Kitchen **Warning** - From follow-up inspection 2018-08-23: **Time Extended** **Corrected On-Site**

Aug 21, 2018

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
5
4
6

Violations

  • Basic - Accumulation of debris inside and outside of warewashing machine. **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Basic - Ceiling/ceiling tiles/vents soiled with accumulated food debris, grease, dust, or mold-like substance. *Kitchen ceiling tiles * vent in bathroom hallway **Warning**
  • Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. **Warning**
  • Basic - Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. In dish room next to towel and rice cooker **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Basic - Old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning. **Warning**
  • Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Kitchen **Warning**
  • High Priority - Employee washed hands with cold water. Female employee. Handsink in kitchen has no hot water. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Two door cooler in outside storage Ground beef 59°-63° ( in freezer section) Sour cream 63° Both delivered Sunday. No one has checked temperature today. Items were stop saled Three door cooler in kitchen- Ground beef 45° Refrigerator beans 45° Seasoned ground beef 45° Cooked chili's 45° Milk 44° Operator is turning cooler colder and employees were instructed to add ice. **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
  • High Priority - Presence of insects, rodents, or other pests. Three ants on hand wash sink by three compartment. **Warning**
  • High Priority - Raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit. Raw ground meat over muscle meat **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • High Priority - Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food due to temperature abuse. Delivered Sunday- Two door cooler in outside storage - Sour cream 63° Ground beef in freezer 59°-63° **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. White deflector plate and inside sides of machine **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink. Kitchen **Warning**
  • Intermediate - No probe thermometer provided to measure temperature of food products. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Queso, homemade verde salsa, homemade red salsa refried beans, seasoned beef, cooked chili peppers, **Repeat Violation** **Warning**

Apr 27, 2018

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
0
0
0

Violations

  • No Violations Were Observed

Mar 26, 2018

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
0
1
0

Violations

  • Intermediate - - From initial inspection : Intermediate - No plan review submitted and approved - renovations were made or are in progress. Must submit plans, plan review application and payment for plan review to DBPR H and R Plan Review office located at 2601 Blair Stone Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1011. Last plan update was in 2012. Food storage in outside storage unit behind back door. Bar added Dishmachine added Three compartment sink removed Mop sink added outside - From follow-up inspection 2018-02-28: **Time Extended** - From follow-up inspection 2018-03-26: Plan review paperwork was submitted 3/21. Operator was given a one time extension of 30 days **Time Extended**

Feb 28, 2018

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
0
1
2

Violations

  • Basic - - From initial inspection : Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. Outside coolers in storage room - From follow-up inspection 2018-02-28: **Time Extended**
  • Basic - - From initial inspection : Basic - No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. Next to dish machine. Gave to operator to hang up - From follow-up inspection 2018-02-28: **Time Extended**
  • Intermediate - - From initial inspection : Intermediate - No plan review submitted and approved - renovations were made or are in progress. Must submit plans, plan review application and payment for plan review to DBPR H and R Plan Review office located at 2601 Blair Stone Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1011. Last plan update was in 2012. Food storage in outside storage unit behind back door. Bar added Dishmachine added Three compartment sink removed Mop sink added outside - From follow-up inspection 2018-02-28: **Time Extended**

Feb 21, 2018

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
3
7
7

Violations

  • Basic - Accumulation of debris inside warewashing machine. Doors
  • Basic - Accumulation of debris on exterior of warewashing machine.
  • Basic - Buildup of food debris/soil residue on equipment door handles. Cooler by soda station
  • Basic - Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
  • Basic - Employee personal items stored in or above a food preparation area. Cell phone cords laying on food prep table. Phone on top of upside down Margarita glass in the bar **Repeat Violation**
  • Basic - No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. Outside coolers in storage room
  • Basic - No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. Next to dish machine. Gave to operator to hang up
  • High Priority - Evidence of mop/cleaning wastewater dumped onto ground. Mop sink is not plumbed and the dirty wastewater is being poured through onto the ground.
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food in reach-in cooler. Raw beef over cooked rice and cooked ground meat **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Raw animal foods not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature in reach-in cooler. Raw beef over raw fish **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food opened and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Fish, beef, chicken Nothing is datemarked **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to items stored in the sink. Bucket with scrubby in sink by dish machine Pans in hand sink in kitchen. Scrubby and cup behind bar **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation/handling. A list of accredited food manager certification examination providers can be found at http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/hr/food-lodging/managercertification.html. Four employees
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Behind bar
  • Intermediate - No plan review submitted and approved - renovations were made or are in progress. Must submit plans, plan review application and payment for plan review to DBPR H and R Plan Review office located at 2601 Blair Stone Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32399-1011. Last plan update was in 2012. Food storage in outside storage unit behind back door. Bar added Dishmachine added Three compartment sink removed Mop sink added outside
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Rice, pico, tomatoes Nothing is datemarked **Repeat Violation**

Aug 24, 2017

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
0
0
0

Violations

  • No Violations Were Observed

Aug 17, 2017

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
3
2
2

Violations

  • Basic - Employee personal items stored in or above a food preparation area. Purse, cell phone cords **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Raw animal food stored above unwashed produce. Raw beef over tomatoes **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation**
  • High Priority - Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Discontinue use of dishmachine for sanitizing and set up manual sanitization until dishmachine is repaired and sanitizing properly. 0 ppm Operator put new sanitizer on and primed it. Operator also called State. 50 ppm. Corrected **Corrected On-Site**
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Cheese 69° moved to freezer for quick cool down **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation**
  • High Priority - Raw animal foods not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature in reach-in cooler. Raw cheese corn over raw beef **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. **Repeat Violation**
  • Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. Nothing in cooler

Feb 15, 2017

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
0
0
0

Violations

  • No Violations Were Observed

Feb 09, 2017

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
2
3
3

Violations

  • Basic - Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
  • Basic - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food thawed at room temperature. Chicken and ground beef sitting on counter. Shrimp in sink. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Basic - Raw fruits/vegetables not washed prior to preparation. Peppers Educated kitchen staff **Corrective Action Taken**
  • High Priority - Employee handled soiled dishes or utensils and then handled clean dishes or utensils without washing hands. Dishwasher Educated employee **Corrective Action Taken**
  • High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw fish over salsa and cooked chicken. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to items stored in the sink Shrimp **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink. **Corrected On-Site**
  • Intermediate - No proof of required state approved employee training provided for any employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. **Repeat Violation**

Jul 21, 2016

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
0
0
0

Violations

  • No Violations Were Observed

Jul 13, 2016

HIGH
INTERMEDIATE
BASIC
3
3
4

Violations

  • Basic - Current Hotel and Restaurant license not displayed. **Warning**
  • Basic - Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • Basic - Food stored on floor. Oil by prep sink, soda boxes. **Warning**
  • Basic - Raw animal food stored above unwashed produce. Chicken beef over lettuce. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
  • High Priority - Employee failed to wash hands before changing gloves and/or putting on gloves to work with food. Line cooks **Warning**
  • High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Butter on counter 55°, Fresh pico 53°, guac 55° moved to Freezer for quick chill **Warning**
  • High Priority - Vacuum breaker missing at hose bibb or on fitting/splitter added to hose bibb. **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. **Warning**
  • Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. **Corrected On-Site** **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
  • Intermediate - No proof of required state approved employee training provided for any employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. **Warning**

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