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Licensee
Name: HOME LIKE BUFFET License Number: SEA3916009
Rank: Seating License Expiration Date: 02/01/2013
Primary Status: Closed Secondary Status:
Location Address: 4115 E BUSCH BLVD
TAMPA, FL 33617

Inspection Information
Inspection Type Inspection Date Result Critical Violations Non-Critical Violations
Routine - Food 12/14/2011 Facility Temporarily Closed
Operations ordered stopped until violations are corrected.
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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
37-01-1    Ceiling tile missing.ice cream room
29-18-1    Drain cover(s) missing. by ice machine
36-11-1    Floors not maintained smooth and durable.broken and missing tile through out the kitchen
14-41-1    Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable.reach-in racks chipping and rusted
32-16-1    Critical - Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions.line,front service area
31-09-1    Critical - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use at all times. front service area
37-20-2    Hood not cleaned to bare metal prior to surfaces becoming heavily contaminated with grease or oily sludge. For reporting purposes only.
53A-01-2    Critical - Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification.
32-15-1    Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.line,front service area
12B-07-1    Critical - Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils.
23-06-1    Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. storage bins,storage racks,walk-in racks,bottom shelves of tables
23-03-1    Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface. hood filters ,fryers,grill
22-20-1    Critical - Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
37-14-1    Observed ceiling in disrepair.damaged tiles through out the kitchen
14-37-1    Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable.
35A-03-1    Critical - Observed dead roaches on premises. 15 under handsink ,15-20 behind cooks line,25-30 behind buffet,5 in closet,10 behind hotwater heater,5 under 3compartment sink
37-18-1    Observed dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers.line
12A-18-1    Critical - Observed employee dry hands on clothes/apron after washing. Corrected On Site.
12A-20-1    Critical - Observed employee wash hands with no soap. Corrected On Site.
13-03-1    Observed employee with no hair restraint.
22-22-1    Critical - Observed encrusted material on can opener.
36-08-1    Observed floor and wall junctures not coved.through out kitchen
36-15-1    Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.stroage room,cook line,preparation ally
08A-28-1    Critical - Observed food stored on floor.closet
34-10-1    Observed garbage on the ground and/or pad around dumpster.
34-09-1    Observed grease on the ground and/or pad around grease receptacle. grease and standing water
12A-02-1    Critical - Observed hand wash sink used for purpose other than washing hands.cooks line
22-19-1    Critical - Observed interior of microwave soiled.
22-28-1    Critical - Observed interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue.
29-11-1    Observed leaking pipe at plumbing fixture. faucet in dishwashing area
35A-08-1    Critical - Observed live flies in kitchen.
14-51-1    Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage.all storage bins in storage room
33-16-1    Observed open dumpster lid.
03A-07-1    Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. butter74,cut fruit 48 on buffet Corrected On Site.
23-05-1    Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface.walk-in racks
35A-05-1    Critical - Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found 50 live roaches on cooks line; 25 live behind buffet station ,5 live in closet,15 live under 3compartment sink,5 live under preparation tablein preparation ally 1 live by hotwater heater all observed in various stages of life in all areas. This violation must be corrected by : 12/15/11.
22-18-1    Critical - Observed soil residue in storage containers.
35A-06-1    Critical - Observed the accumulation of dead or trapped birds, insects, rodents, or other pests, in control devices. fly traps through out the kitchen
41A-02-1    Critical - Observed toxic item stored by food. cooks line shelf
08A-29-1    Critical - Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area.stroage room,walk-in freezer ,cooler
15-32-1    Observed walk-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair.line reach-in
37-04-1    Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area.
37-07-1    Observed wall soiled with accumulated dust.line
37-05-1    Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris.cooks line,storage ,preparation line
37-05-1    Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris.walk-in door/doorframe
37-06-1    Observed wall soiled with accumulated grease. cooks line ,preparation line
35B-05-1    Critical - Outer openings not protected and vermin and/or environmental cross-contamination present. holes in wall of dishwashing area to outside ,live roaches and flys present
35B-03-1    Critical - Outer openings not protected with self-closing doors.backdoors
41B-10-1    Critical - Pesticide use not in accordance with manufacturer's directions.household us only raid
02-22-1    Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. all phf in walk-in
15-30-1    Shelves attached to walls in walk-ins not constructed of materials that are corrosion resistant, non-absorbent, smooth and easily cleanable.
38-02-1    Twenty (20) foot-candles of light at least 30 inches from floor not provided in handwashing, warewashing, or equipment and utensil storage areas.walk-in
21-12-1    Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses.
02-26-1    Critical - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name.
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