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Added Apr 15 2018

Inspection date
April 12, 2018
Doing business as
Simon Tacos Inc.
Inspection ID
2159984
License number
2496221
Facility type
Restaurant
Risk
Risk 1 (High)
Inspection type
Canvass
Results
Pass w/ Conditions
Violations
36. Lighting: required minimum foot-candles of light provided, fixtures shielded - comments: observed missing no shatter proof bulbs or light shields in the back prep area. Instructed to provide.-------must replace inoperable light bulb on hood in rear prep area and in rear storage area to provide additional lighting. | 35. Walls, ceilings, attached equipment constructed per code: good repair, surfaces clean and dust-less cleaning methods - comments: observed exposed brick wall behind three compartment sink. Instructed to cover the area to make wall smooth and easily cleanable.
| 34. Floors: constructed per code, cleaned, good repair, coving installed, dust-less cleaning methods used - comments: observed excess debris on floor under fryer and behind grills in front and in rear prep area. Instructed to remove debris, clean, and maintain.

Observed missing floor coving in the office/storage area. Instructed to provide. | 32. Food and non-food contact surfaces properly designed, constructed and maintained - comments: observed excess debris and clutter on area of three compartment sink next to sanitizing side. Instructed to remove debris and clutter, clean, and maintain. | 3. Potentially hazardous food meets temperature requirement during storage, preparation display and service - comments: observed potentially hazardous foods at improper temperature requirement during storage inside prep cooler drawer (with an air temperature of 41.2f) under the grill. With an internal temperature of the following food products: raw beef (45.4f), raw chicken (44.6f), chorizo (47.2f), taco meat (45.4f). Instructed manager, potentially hazardous foods must maintain cold holding temperature of 40f or below and hot holding temparature of 140f or above. Manager discarded the said food products. Total value $200.00, total weight of 20 lbs.
Critical violation: 7-38-005(a) | 41. Premises maintained free of litter, unnecessary articles, cleaning equipment properly stored - comments: observed mops and brooms stored head down on the floor of the back prep area. Instructed that all brooms and mops must be stored off floor with heads up.

Observed excess clutter throughout the basement. Instructed to remove clutter, clean, organize, and maintain.
Other known inspections
April 18, 2017 (Pass w/ Conditions)
April 10, 2017 (Fail)
December 6, 2016 (Pass)

We group inspections by license number. Since a given business might operate under multiple licenses, this list may be incomplete.

This was posted to 4263 N. Milwaukee Ave.

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