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Licensee
Name: HELEN BACK CAFE License Number: SEA5603357
Rank: Seating License Expiration Date: 06/01/2017
Primary Status: Ownership Changed Secondary Status:
Location Address: 114 AMBERJACK DR
FT WALTON BCH, FL 32548

Inspection Information
Inspection Type Inspection Date Result High Priority Violations Intermediate Violations Basic Violations
Complaint Full 12/20/2017 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. High Priority violations are those which could contribute directly to a foodborne illness or injury and include items such as cooking, reheating, cooling and hand-washing. Intermediate violations are those which, if not addressed, could lead to risk factors that contribute to foodborne illness or injury. These violations include personnel training, documentation or record keeping and labeling. Basic violations are those which are considered best practices to implement. 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
38-11-4    Basic - Bright lighting not provided at a food working surface or where safety is a factor. Kitchen lighting dim. **Warning**
08B-45-4    Basic - Case/container/bag of food stored on floor in walk-in cooler. Refried beans, onions, and shredded cheese stored on WIC floor. **Warning**
36-37-4    Basic - Ceiling not smooth, nonabsorbent and easily cleanable in food preparation, food storage, warewashing areas or bathroom. Open rafter ceiling in kitchen with electrical conduit observed. **Warning**
36-36-4    Basic - Ceiling tiles missing around ice machine and office. **Warning**
24-05-4    Basic - Clean plates not stored inverted or in a protected manner on top of RIC at pizza station. **Warning**
36-03-4    Basic - Cove molding at floor/wall juncture broken/missing. Multiple areas of ware wash and dry storage room. **Warning**
35B-01-4    Basic - Exterior kitchen door has a gap at the top that opens to the outside. **Warning**
36-22-4    Basic - Floor area(s) covered with standing water. Hole in floor in dry storage area with standing water. **Warning**
33-09-4    Basic - Garbage not placed in dumpster for storage until pick up to make the garbage inaccessible to insects and rodents. Observed bagged garbage on trailer behind restaurant. No dumpster on site. **Warning**
36-24-5    Basic - Hole in or other damage to wall. Large damaged area behind water heater adjacent to walk in cooler. **Warning**
38-07-4    Basic - Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Multiple dry storage areas. **Warning**
16-46-4    Basic - Old labels stuck to food containers after cleaning. **Warning**
35A-03-4    Basic - One dead roach on premises on floor next to water heater in storage room. **Warning**
29-08-4    Basic - Plumbing system in disrepair. Drain pipe disconnected under dish machine pre wash sink. **Warning**
36-02-5    Basic - Unsealed concrete floor in food preparation, food storage, warewashing area or bathroom. Warewash and dry storage areas. Under upright RIC in kitchen. **Warning**
36-30-4    Basic - Wall not smooth, nonabsorbent and easily cleanable in food preparation, food storage, warewashing areas or bathroom. Rough wooden surface in dry storage area. **Warning**
35A-07-4    High Priority - Approximately 4-6 small flying insects inside bar area at soda gun. **Warning**
01B-01-4    High Priority - Dented #10 can of Dole pineapple tidbits present. See stop sale. **Warning**
22-41-4    High Priority - Dishmachine chlorine sanitizer not at proper minimum strength. Discontinue use of dishmachine for sanitizing and set up manual sanitization until dishmachine is repaired and sanitizing properly. Chlorine 0 PPM **Warning**
50-08-6    High Priority - Establishment operating without a license from the Division of Hotels and Restaurants. Operator must obtain a public food service license from the Division of Hotels and Restaurants within 30 days. Submit a license application and payment to DBPR/Bureau of Central Intake Unit, 2601 Blair Stone Rd., Tallahassee, FL 32399-0783. To apply online or obtain an application for license visit www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/hr. **Warning**
02C-01-4    High Priority - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food marked with a date that exceeds 7 days after opening/preparation. Refried beans dated 12/4. See stop sale. **Warning**
01B-24-4    High Priority - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food not consumed/sold within 7 days after opening/preparation. See stop sale. Refried beans date marked 12/4 **Warning**
35A-04-4    High Priority - Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 48 total dry rodent droppings observed. Approximately 10 dry rodent droppings on floor next to water heater at damaged wall in rear storage area adjacent to walk in cooler. 1 dry rodent dropping observed on floor under soda bag in box rack. Approximately 32 dry rodent droppings observed under and next to water heater next to compressor. 5 dry rodent droppings observed on top of water heater next to compressor. **Warning**
01B-13-4    High Priority - Stop Sale issued due to food not being in a wholesome, sound condition. Ice in ice machine, approximately 200lbs. Heavy buildup of black mold like substance contacting ice in ice bin. **Warning**
22-20-4    Intermediate - Accumulation of black/green mold-like substance in the interior of the ice machine. **Warning**
22-22-4    Intermediate - Encrusted material on can opener blade. Pizza slicer soiled. Observed operator clean and sanitize can opener blade and pizza slicer. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
22-28-4    Intermediate - Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Bottom shelf of upright RIC soiled with food debris and standing water observed. **Warning**
53A-01-5    Intermediate - Manager lacking proof of food manager certification. A list of accredited food manager certification examination providers can be found at http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/hr/food-lodging/managercertification.html. **Warning**
16-35-4    Intermediate - No chlorine chemical test kit provided when using chlorine sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. **Warning**
53B-01-5    Intermediate - No proof of required state approved employee training provided for any employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. **Warning**
22-01-4    Intermediate - Soda gun and holster soiled. Front bar **Warning**
41-17-4    Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Floor and kitchen cleaner unlabeled. **Warning**
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