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Licensee
Name: EL PUERTO RESTAURANT & GRILL License Number: SEA3915650
Rank: Seating License Expiration Date: 02/01/2015
Primary Status: Current Secondary Status: Active
Location Address: 1623 E 5 AVE
TAMPA, FL 33605

Inspection Information
Inspection Type Inspection Date Result Critical Violations Non-Critical Violations
Routine - Food 07/05/2012 Met Inspection Standards
During This Visit
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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
22-20-1    Critical - Observed buildup of slime in the interior of ice machine.
35A-03-1    Critical - Observed dead roaches on premises.
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. Observed employee scooping ice from ice maker with bowl.
35A-08-1    Critical - Observed live flies in kitchen.
08A-24-1    Critical - Observed raw animal foods not properly separated from each other in holding unit/during preparation. Observed raw chicken stored above fish in the walk-in cooler. Corrected On Site.
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