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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
Complaint Full 03/19/2012 Facility Temporarily Closed
Operations ordered stopped until violations are corrected.
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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
24-08-1    Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried.
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. Corrected On Site.
32-17-1    Critical - Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory.
38-07-1    Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers.dishwashing area
32-15-1    Critical - No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees.
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 shelves ,walk-in racks
23-03-1    Observed build-up of grease on nonfood-contact surface.under shelves on cooks line,hood filters
37-14-1    Observed ceiling in disrepair.water damaged tiles 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.10 under preparation table,10-15 under 3compartment sink Repeat Violation.
37-18-1    Observed dusty ceiling tiles and/or air conditioning vent covers.
12B-01-1    Critical - Observed employee eating while preparing food. Corrected On Site.
13-03-1    Observed employee with no hair restraint. Corrected On Site. Repeat Violation.
22-22-1    Critical - Observed encrusted material on can opener.
37-13-1    Observed hole in ceiling.
35A-08-1    Critical - Observed live flies in kitchen.
14-51-1    Observed nonfood-grade containers used for food storage.
06-05-1    Critical - Observed potentially hazardous food thawed in standing water. Corrected On Site.
35A-05-1    Critical - Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found observed 25-30 live roaches in various stages of life in preparation line under table,5 live between wall and shelfon preparation line,10 live behind 3compartment sink,2 on cook line 2 in storage by back door,5 by reach-in by dining room door 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.
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