Restaurant Inspections

Fayette County Public Health conducted the following restaurant and food inspections, according to reports filed with the department.

Jan. 16

Arby’s #6781, 1840 Columbus Ave. Standard inspection. Violations/comments: A containers holding dry food was found without a label in the main kitchen cabinet, containers holding food that were removed from its original package within a food establishment must be labeled, the manager labeled the container during inspection. A cup was found inside of the sugar container without a handle, in-use utensils in food that is not time/temperature controlled for safety must be stored with their handles above the top of the food to prevent food contamination. A few food containers were found stored and stacked away while wet, after cleaning and sanitizing equipment and utensils must be air dried. Stained ceiling tiles were found outside of the restrooms, the physical facilities must be maintained in a state of good repair, if ceiling has been repaired the tiles must be replaced.

Jan. 12

Burger King, 1666 Columbus Ave. Follow-up inspection. Violations/comments: Notification received from Chief Tim Downing from the Fayette County Fire Department concerning a fire on Jan. 9, he stated that the kitchen hood system was on fire and that the fire was contained in the hood system, he also stated that the kitchen was a mess and the building was full of smoke. According to management, after returning to the building, all exposed food was discarded, all food contact surfaces were cleaned and sanitized once repairs were complete. The facility operation is satisfactory, all food equipment is working properly, the food temperature observed was in the safe zone, hamburger patty was at 170 degrees, and the chicken located in reach-in cooler was 38 degrees. Food contact surfaces were found cleaned to sight and touch as well as non-food contact surfaces.

Jan. 11

Pettits #5, Greenfield. Follow-up inspection. Violations/comments: An employee health notification policy is now available. Materials necessary for the vomit and diarrhea clean up policy were still unavailable, all materials within the procedures should be available to employees for usage. A few food containers were still found with an accumulation of food residue on the utensil rack located in main kitchen area, the utensils were removed and rewashed immediately. No mice droppings observed, the utensil drawers have been removed from the premises, the pizza preparation area still appears that they are more controlled and that less visible, the person-in-charge stated that pest control treatments occur at least once a month and more frequent when a problem arises, it was recommended rather than wait for a problem to occur, to increase frequency of treatments prior to those seasons where problems/infestations are more likely to occur, most of the dead spiders and spiderwebs were also removed throughout the facility. The cappuccino machine is still out of order, ruin, though the machine has been cleaned and sanitized due to the ants being present, food must be protected from contamination. Wiping cloths are now being held in a sanitizing solution in between use. The cracked utensil drawers were removed from the premises, however a few food containers were found heavily stained and rusty, food contact surfaces must be smooth and easily cleanable, these were discarded immediately. The utensil drawer in the main kitchen area is now clean to sight and touch. Test strips for sanitizing solution now available.