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Name: SACRED SPICE TAMPA BAY License Number: SEA6216901
Rank: Seating License Expiration Date: 02/01/2025
Primary Status: Current Secondary Status: Active
Location Address: 2325 ULMERTON RD STE 28

Inspection Information
Inspection Type Inspection Date Result High Priority Violations Intermediate Violations Basic Violations
Complaint Full 10/17/2018 Follow-up Inspection Required
Violations require further review, but are not an immediate threat to the public.
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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. 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
14-01-4    Basic - Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. scoop thrown away **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
23-06-4    Basic - Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Gaskets soiled, exterior of reach in coolers, racks and shelving, microwave exterior **Warning**
24-05-4    Basic - Clean glasses, cups, bowls, plates, pots and pans not stored inverted or in a protected manner. Plates at buffet. Plates flipped. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
21-05-4    Basic - Cloth used as a food-contact surface. For naan. **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
36-03-4    Basic - Cove molding at floor/wall juncture broken/missing. Various places around kitchen. **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
14-09-4    Basic - Cutting board has cut marks and is no longer cleanable. **Warning**
12B-12-4    Basic - Employee beverage container in a food preparation/clean dishware area does not have a lid and a straw or equivalent dispensing mechanism to prevent hand contact with lip contact area of drink container. **Warning**
12B-07-4    Basic - Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Employee beverage container in a food preparation/clean dishware area does not have a lid and a straw or equivalent dispensing mechanism to prevent hand contact with lip contact area of drink container. Opened employee beverage container in a cold holding unit with food to be served to customers. Observed employee drinks on cook line cutting board. A bottled water opened in a cooler. Various drinks on other prep spaces. **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
13-04-4    Basic - Employee with no beard guard/restraint while engaging in food preparation. All cooks **Warning**
13-03-4    Basic - Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. On any cook. **Warning**
24-08-4    Basic - Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting. Clean dish rack. **Warning**
08B-12-4    Basic - Food stored in holding unit not covered. Cooked veg, cooked beef in walk in cooler. Observed fried veggies stored under dripping Fan. Food was moved before contamination could occur. **Warning**
08B-38-4    Basic - Food stored on floor. Walk in cooler, dry stock, walk in freezer. All corrected. **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
10-01-4    Basic - In-use utensil in nonpotentially hazardous (non-time/temperature control for safety) food not stored with handle above top of food within a closed container. **Warning**
38-07-4    Basic - Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Dry stock **Warning**
33-16-4    Basic - Open dumpster lid. **Warning**
12B-13-4    Basic - Opened employee beverage container in a cold holding unit with food to be served to customers. **Warning**
14-20-4    Basic - Ripped/worn tin foil used as food-contact shelf cover. **Warning**
21-10-4    Basic - Soiled dry wiping cloth in use. **Warning**
33-30-4    Basic - Unnecessary items stored in garbage enclosure. Pallet **Warning**
36-27-5    Basic - Wall soiled with accumulated grease, food debris, and/or dust. Floor under equipment soiled. Ceiling vent soiled with dust. Wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. Near pipes. **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
42-01-4    Basic - Wet mop not stored in a manner to allow the mop to dry. In wet bucket **Warning**
21-12-4    Basic - Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
21-09-4    Basic - Wet wiping cloths used for occasional spills on equipment food- and nonfood-contact surfaces not clean. **Warning**
21-07-4    Basic - Wiping cloth chlorine sanitizing solution not at proper minimum strength. 200+ chlorine corrected on site to 75 ppm chlorine **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
02D-01-5    Basic - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. **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. 00 ppm chlorine dish machine Manual dish washing will be used. **Warning**
35A-02-5    High Priority - Live, small flying insects in kitchen, food preparation area, or food storage area. Observed 5 flies in kitchen on cook line. **Repeat Violation** **Admin Complaint**
03A-02-4    High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Shredded cheese 52 degrees Fahrenheight,cooked lentil paste 52 degrees Fahrenheight, cooked onions 50 degrees Fahrenheight, tomato paste 47 degrees Fahrenheight, veggie samosas 68 degrees Fahrenheight, cooked cauliflower 52 degrees Fahrenheight, cooked chicken 57 degrees Fahrenheight, cooked onion sauces 55,57,56,59 degrees Fahrenheight, ghee 82 degrees Fahrenheight- foods iced. Foods not held in reach in cooler overnight. Observed 12 jars of ghee in dry stock at ambient 82 degrees Fahrenheight. Ghee was commercially packaged and sealed. Ghee contained milk solids. Ghee moved to walk in cooler for the time being. **Corrective Action Taken** **Repeat Violation** **Admin Complaint**
03B-01-5    High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food hot held at less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit or above. Butter sauce 127 degrees Fahrenheight, cottage cheese sauce 117 degrees Fahrenheight **Warning**
08A-05-4    High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw chicken over cooked vegetables and cheeses. **Repeat Violation** **Admin Complaint**
08A-21-4    High Priority - Raw animal foods not properly separated from one another based upon minimum required cooking temperature in walk-in cooler. Raw chicken over raw eggs. Eggs moved. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
35A-07-4    High Priority - Small flying insects in bar area. **Warning**
22-05-4    Intermediate - Cutting board(s) stained/soiled. Reach in cooler interior soiled. Can opener soiled. Microwave interior **Repeat Violation** **Admin Complaint**
31A-02-4    Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to being blocked by garbage can. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
08B-05-4    Intermediate - No monitoring of buffet/salad bar by employee trained in safe operating procedures. Observed no one monitoring the buffet, observed customers leaving pan lids up. Lids shut by Manager. **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
31B-02-4    Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Dish area, bar sink, **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
31B-03-4    Intermediate - No soap provided at handwash sink. Bar sink, **Warning**
02C-02-4    Intermediate - Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared onsite and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked. No date marks on any food. **Warning**
41-17-4    Intermediate - Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Containing water. Now labeled. **Warning**
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