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Added Jun 07 2012

Inspection date
May 30, 2012
Doing business as
1st Chop Suey
Inspection ID
N/A
License number
2134789
Facility type
Restaurant
Risk
Risk 1 (High)
Inspection type
Complaint
Results
Fail
Violations
2. FACILITIES TO MAINTAIN PROPER TEMPERATURE
Comments:FOUND REACH IN COOLER AT IMPROPER TEMPERATURE OF 50.9 DEGREES. COOLER MUST BE 40 DEGREES OR BELOW AT ALL TIMES WHILE STORING POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS. UNIT IS BEING HELD FOR INSPECTION AT THIS TIME. UNIT CAN NOT BE USED UNTIL CORRECTED AND REINSPECTED BY THE CHICAGO DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH. CRITICAL VIOLATION 7-38-005(A) CITATION ISSUED. FACILITIES NOT MAINTAINING PROPER TEMPERATURE.
3. POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOOD MEETS TEMPERATURE REQUIREMENT DURING STORAGE, PREPARATION DISPLAY AND SERVICE
Comments:FOUND THE FOLLOWING POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS PRODUCTS AT IMPROPER TEMPERATURE: 2 DOZEN EGGS, 3 BOWLS OF SHRIMP, 2 BOWLS OF COOKED BEEF, LARGE BOWL OF WHITE RICE AND PORK STUFFED DUMPLINGS. ALL PRODUCT WAS 48-51 DEGREES WHILE STORED IN REACH IN COOLER. PRODUCT HAS BEEN DISCARDED BY MANAGER AT THIS TIME. TOTAL VALUE $150.00 30 POUNDS CRITICAL VIOLATION 7-38-005(A)CITATION ISSUED. POTENTIALLY HAZARDOUS FOODS AT IMPROPER TEMPERATURE.
18. NO EVIDENCE OF RODENT OR INSECT OUTER OPENINGS PROTECTED/RODENT PROOFED, A WRITTEN LOG SHALL BE MAINTAINED AVAILABLE TO THE INSPECTORS
Comments:FOUND 10-12 FRUIT FLIES IN REAR AREA. FOUND FLIES ON STORAGE BOXES, AT 3 COMPARTMENT SINK AND AT HAND SINK. INSTRUCTED MANAGER TO CLEAN AND CONTACT PEST CONTROL FOR SERVICE. SERIOUS VIOLATION 7-38-020 CITATION ISSUED. EVIDENCE OF FRUIT FLY ACTIVITY.
32. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT SURFACES PROPERLY DESIGNED, CONSTRUCTED AND MAINTAINED
Comments:CUTTING BOARDS STAINED WITH DEEP CUTS. MUST REPLACE AND MAINTAIN AT ALL TIMES.
33. FOOD AND NON-FOOD CONTACT EQUIPMENT UTENSILS CLEAN, FREE OF ABRASIVE DETERGENTS
Comments:THE FOLLOWING IN NEED OF CLEANING: ALL COOKING EQUIPMENT, INTERIOR OF ALL REACH IN COOLER, ALL RUBBER GASKETS, INTERIOR OF WALK IN COOLER, ALL STORAGE SHELVES, ALL PREP TABLES, 3 COMPARTMENT SINK AND STEAM TABLE. MUST CLEAN TO REMOVE ALL GREASE AND FOOD BUILD UP. MUST CLEAN AND MAINTAIN AT ALL TIMES.
34. FLOORS: CONSTRUCTED PER CODE, CLEANED, GOOD REPAIR, COVERING INSTALLED, DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS USED
Comments:FLOORS THROUGHOUT IN NEED OF DETAIL CLEANING UNDER AND AROUND ALL COOKING EQUIPMENT AND IN DINING AREA TO REMOVE ALL BUILD UP. MUST CLEAN AND MAINTAIN AT ALL TIMES.
35. WALLS, CEILINGS, ATTACHED EQUIPMENT CONSTRUCTED PER CODE: GOOD REPAIR, SURFACES CLEAN AND DUST-LESS CLEANING METHODS
Comments:WALLS THROUGHOUT IN NEED OF CLEANING TO REMOVE ALL FOOD SPLATTERS AND BUILD UP. CEILING IN NEED OF CLEANING TO REMOVE DUST, AND FOOD SPLATTERS. MUST CLEAN AND MAINTAIN AT ALL TIMES.
37. TOILET ROOM DOORS SELF CLOSING: DRESSING ROOMS WITH LOCKERS PROVIDED: COMPLETE SEPARATION FROM LIVING/SLEEPING QUARTERS
Comments:TOILET ROOM IN NEED OF CLEANING AND SANITIZING. MUST BE KEPT CLEAN AND MAINTAIN AT ALL TIMES.
38. VENTILATION: ROOMS AND EQUIPMENT VENTED AS REQUIRED: PLUMBING: INSTALLED AND MAINTAINED
Comments:HOOD VENTILATION IN NEED OF CLEANING TO REMOVE ALL GREASE BUILD UP. MUST CLEAN AND MAINTAIN AT ALL TIMES.
41. PREMISES MAINTAINED FREE OF LITTER, UNNECESSARY ARTICLES, CLEANING EQUIPMENT PROPERLY STORED
Comments:ANY UNNECESSARY CLUTTER IN REAR AREA IN NEED OF REMOVING. MUST CORRECT AND MAINTAIN AT ALL TIMES.
Other known inspections
June 17, 2014 (Pass)
June 7, 2012 (Pass)
January 18, 2012 (Pass)

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