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Added Jan 12 2018

Inspection date
January 4, 2018
Doing business as
Venice Cafe On Monroe
Inspection ID
2129969
License number
1579365
Facility type
Restaurant
Risk
Risk 1 (High)
Inspection type
Canvass
Results
Pass w/ Conditions
Violations
3. Potentially hazardous food meets temperature requirement during storage, preparation display and service - comments: observed potentially hazardous food stored at improper temperature, at pizza hot holding station:

137.4f, 5 lbs of sausage pizza, at a value $19.00

110.3f, 5lbs of spinach pizza, $19.00

89.8f, 5lbs of cheese filled calzones, $15.00
Manager stated total weight of 15 lbs at approximately value of $53.00

Manager voluntarily discarded/denatured said food. Instructed to keep all cold food at 40 f or below and hot food at 140 or above.


Critical violation 7-38-005(a) | 32. Food and non-food contact surfaces properly designed, constructed and maintained - comments: observed torn and cracked gaskets on all reach in cooler doors located at front salad station and rear prep area. Instructed manager to repair and maintain at all times.

Observed dark deep grooves and stains on cutting board in rear prep area. Instructed manager to repair and maintain at all times.

Observed raw wood shelving unit underneath front pizza display case. Informed manager that all surfaces must be smooth and easily cleanable. Instructed manager to seal and maintain at all times.

Observed rust and chipped paint on all wire shelving racks in walk in cooler. Informed manager that all surfaces must be smooth and easily cleanable.instructed manager to reseal surface. Maintain at all times. | 36. Lighting: required minimum foot-candles of light provided, fixtures shielded - comments: observed 3 burnt out lights in employee lounge area and dish room above low temperature dish machine. Instructed manager to repair and maintain at all times. | 35. Walls, ceilings, attached equipment constructed per code: good repair, surfaces clean and dust-less cleaning methods - comments: observed cracked light shield in employee lounge area. Instructed manager to repair and maintain at all times. | 33. Food and non-food contact equipment utensils clean, free of abrasive detergents - comments: observed black mold like substance embedded in the caulk line, at the following areas:

-at dish machine drain board
-3 compartment sink
-both utility sinks

Instructed manager to repair/reseal maintain at all times.

Observed rust stain and scale deposits on exterior surface of grease trap, in 3 compartment sink area. Instructed manager to reseal surface and to ensure surface is smooth and easily cleanable. | 38. Ventilation: rooms and equipment vented as required: plumbing: installed and maintained - comments: observed small leak at faucet neck in 3 compartment sink area. Instructed manager to repair and maintain at all times.
Other known inspections
August 9, 2017 (Pass w/ Conditions)
May 27, 2016 (Pass w/ Conditions)
October 20, 2015 (Pass)
October 9, 2015 (Fail)
January 29, 2015 (Pass)
August 26, 2014 (Pass)
October 24, 2013 (Pass)
July 30, 2012 (Pass)

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

Posted to 500 W. Monroe St.

This was posted to 500 W. Monroe St.

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