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Licensee
Name: DUNES CRACKER HOUSE (THE) License Number: SEA6501290
Rank: Seating License Expiration Date: 06/01/2014
Primary Status: Current Secondary Status: Active
Location Address: 641 A1A BEACH BLVD
ST AUGUSTINE, FL 32080

Inspection Information
Inspection Type Inspection Date Result Critical Violations Non-Critical Violations
Routine - Food 12/05/2011 Follow-up Inspection Required
Violations require further review, but are not an immediate threat to the public.
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Violations:
A summary of the violations found during the inspection are listed below. The department cites violations of Florida's sanitation and safety laws, which are based on the standards of U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Food Code. In general, critical violations are those that, if not corrected, are more likely to contribute directly to food contamination, illness or environmental damage. Although we use the industry-standard term "critical", varying degrees of severity and potential risk to the public require inspectors to assess each situation in determining the appropriate action. In addition, while an establishment may have multiple violations, the inspectors' training and judgment formulate the overall result of the inspection to ensure the public health and safety. While most establishments correct all violations in a timely manner (often during the inspection), the division's procedures are designed to compel compliance with all violations through follow-up visits, administration action or closure when necessary.
Violation    Observation
32-04-1    Critical - Bathroom not enclosed with tight-fitting, self-closing doors. LADIES RESTROOM DOOR DOES NOT CLOSE Repeat Violation.
51-11-1    Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. NUMEROUS AT BAR AND SECOND STORAGE ROOM Repeat Violation.
24-05-1    Clean glasses, cups, utensils, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner. PLATES NOT INVERTED. INSECTS/BUGS ON CLEANED PLATES :STORAGE ROOM
08A-20-1    Critical - Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. LEMONS /OLIVES NOT SNEEZEGUARD PROTECTED :BAR
31-09-1    Critical - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. BLOCKED BY ITEMS HELD IN HANDSINK
32-17-1    Critical - Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing SINK
10-06-1    In-use utensil not stored with handle above the top of potentially hazardous food and the container. NUMEROUS TONGS OVER HANDLE. ICE SCOOP BUCKET ON TOP OF DUSTY ICE MACHINE . Repeat Violation.
38-07-1    Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. BY DISHMACHINE Repeat Violation.
38-07-1    Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. HANGING BY STRINGS :MENS RESTROOM
32-15-1    Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. MENS RESTROOM
51-16-1    No plan review submitted and renovations in progress. OUTSIDE BBQ GRILL
08C-01    Critical - Observed EMPLOYEE BAG ON TOP OF FOOD CONTAINER AND UTENSILS
12B-07-1    Critical - Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. CUP OF WATER. Corrected On Site.
09-04-1    Critical - Observed bare hand contact of ready-to-eat food by employees and establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure in effect. EMPLOYEE TOUCHING READY TO EAT FOOD :BEEF. EMPLOYEE TOUCHING ICE WHILE SCOOPING ICE FROM ICE MACHINE Corrected On Site.
23-03-1    Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. HOOD FILTER Repeat Violation.
23-03-1    Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. HOOD FILTER
22-20-1    Critical - Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine. DEFLECTOR PLATE
22-24-1    Critical - Observed buildup of slime on soda dispensing nozzles. : BAR
08B-04-1    Critical - Observed cloth used as a food-contact surface. UNDER CUTTING BOARD
12B-03-1    Critical - Observed employee drinking from an open beverage container in a food preparation or other restricted area.
13-03-1    Observed employee with no hair restraint.
14-33-1    Observed equipment in poor repair. STANDING WATER IN REACH IN COOLER : KITCHEN Repeat Violation.
12A-15-1    Critical - Observed food preparation sinks, handsinks or warewashing machine used for purposes other than the designated use. STORING BUCKET IN HANDSINK :WAITRESS STAION Corrected On Site.
08A-28-1    Critical - Observed food stored on floor. OIL CONTAINER
36-13-1    Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment. KITCHEN
37-13-1    Observed hole in ceiling. STORAGE ROOM . MENS RESTROOM Repeat Violation.
37-02-1    Observed hole in wall. WAITRESS STATION . MENS RESTROOM
09-01-1    Critical - Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. BUCKET AS SCOOP USED BY EMPLOYEE TO SCOOP ICE
10-07-1    Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. KNIFE IN STANDING WATER
22-19-1    Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled. WAITRESS STATION Repeat Violation.
29-11-1    Observed leaking pipe at plumbing fixture. OUTSIDE MOPSINK
14-51-1    Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. NUMEROUS BULK FOODS CONTAINERS
18-04-1    Observed old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning. NUMEROUS Repeat Violation.
40-04-1    Observed personal care item stored with food. EMPLOYEE ITEMS OVER FOOD Repeat Violation.
08A-26-1    Critical - Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. VERY RARE PRIME RIB OVER READY TO EAT SAUCE IN COOLER Corrected On Site.
23-05-1    Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. EXTERIOR OF EQUIPMENT :MICROWAVE
25-04-1    Observed single-service items stored on floor. BOX CUPS Repeat Violation.
35A-09-1    Critical - Observed the presence of insects, rodents, or other pests. BY DRY GOODS ROOM
32-23-1    Critical - Observed toilet functioning improperly. MISSING URINAL IN MENS RESTROOM
41A-10-1    Critical - Observed toxic item improperly stored. WD40 CAN OVER DISHMACHINE
41A-02-1    Critical - Observed toxic item stored by food. AIR FRESHNER OVER FOOD Corrected On Site.
42-11-1    Observed unnecessary items on the premise. NUMEROUS ITEMS OUTSIDE . OLD DOORS, CLUTTER IN BAR STORAGE ROOM Repeat Violation.
35B-03-1    Critical - Outer openings not protected with self-closing doors. BACK DOOR TO KITCHEN
35B-04-1    Critical - Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. GAP AT BOTTOM OF BACK DOOR Repeat Violation.
29-08-1    Plumbing system in disrepair. MISSING PLUMBING AT OUTSIDE MOPSINK
35B-13-1    Critical - Screening is not 16-mesh to the inch. VENT BY DRY GOODS ROOM
01B-15-1    Critical - Stop Sale issued due to adulteration of food product. BULK FOODS CONTAINER OF FLOUR WITH INSECTS IN FLOUR : VOLUNTARILY DISCARDED
30-02-1    Critical - Vacuum breaker mising at hose bibb. OUTSIDE FAUCET BY MOPSINK
37-09-1    Wall not smooth and easily cleanable. BY HANDSINK KITCHEN . MISSING TILES
29-17-1    Waste line missing at soda gun holster. BAR
21-12-1    Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
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