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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 01/04/2012 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
37-01-1    Ceiling tile missing. stroage ,by backdoor Repeat Violation.
29-18-1    Drain cover(s) missing. Repeat Violation.
36-11-1    Floors not maintained smooth and durable.broken tile, low grout Repeat Violation.
14-41-1    Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable.reach-in racks chipping and rusted Repeat Violation.
32-16-1    Critical - Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. Repeat Violation. Corrected On Site.
37-20-2    Hood not cleaned to bare metal prior to surfaces becoming heavily contaminated with grease or oily sludge. For reporting purposes only. Repeat Violation.
38-07-1    Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers.walk-in Repeat Violation.
53A-01-2    Critical - Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification. establishment currently on 60 day warning call back due 2/15/12 Repeat Violation. This violation must be corrected by : 2/15/12.
53B-08-1    Critical - No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment. establishment currently on 60 day warning call back due 2/15/12 This violation must be corrected by : 2/15/12.
23-06-1    Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface.walk-in racks
23-03-1    Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface.hood filters Repeat Violation.
14-37-1    Observed cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable. Repeat Violation.
35A-03-1    Critical - Observed dead roaches on premises. 2 on cooks line 2 in storage Repeat Violation.
37-18-1    Observed dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers. Repeat Violation.
12A-14-1    Critical - Observed employee cough, sneeze, use a handkerchief or disposable tissue, use tobacco, eat, or drink then engage in food preparation, handle clean equipment or utensils, or touch unwrapped single-service items, without washing hands. Corrected On Site.
12A-18-1    Critical - Observed employee dry hands on clothes/apron after washing. Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
13-03-1    Observed employee with no hair restraint. Repeat Violation.
36-08-1    Observed floor and wall junctures not coved.in walk-in
08A-28-1    Critical - Observed food stored on floor.freezer
37-02-1    Observed hole in wall.by ice machine Repeat Violation.
14-51-1    Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage. Repeat Violation.
03A-07-1    Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. cheese on line reach-in 44 degrees Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
08A-24-1    Critical - Observed raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit/during preparation. chicken over shrimp in walk-in
23-05-1    Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface.walk-in air curtains
35A-05-1    Critical - Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found 1 live on cooks line,2 live in storage : This must be corrected by 1/5/12
35A-07-1    Critical - Observed small flying insects in Dishwashing area. Repeat Violation.
41A-09-1    Critical - Observed toxic item stored in food preparation area.deodarent on prep shelves
08A-29-1    Critical - Observed uncovered food in holding unit/dry storage area.storage ,walk-in Repeat Violation.
37-04-1    Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. Repeat Violation.
35B-05-1    Critical - Outer openings not protected and vermin and/or environmental cross-contamination present.backdoor Repeat Violation.
02-22-1    Critical - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked.walk-in Repeat Violation.
39-05-2    Ventilation inadequate as evidenced by smoke in kitchen area. For reporting purposes only.preparation area
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