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Name: DECCAN SPICE TAMPA BAY License Number: SEA6216901
Rank: Seating License Expiration Date: 02/01/2023
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 07/16/2019 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. 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
23-06-4    Basic - Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Hood filters **Warning**
35A-03-4    Basic - Dead roaches on premises. 1 in bar- discarded **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
29-18-4    Basic - Drain cover(s) missing. By microwaves **Warning**
24-08-4    Basic - Equipment and utensils not properly air-dried - wet nesting. Metal pans **Warning**
14-11-4    Basic - Equipment in poor repair. Reach in cooler gasket cook line, walk in cooler shelving **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
36-22-4    Basic - Floor area(s) covered with standing water. Under three compartment sink **Warning**
36-73-4    Basic - Floor soiled/has accumulation of debris. Along baseboards, by 2 door glass reach in cooler **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
08B-30-4    Basic - Food stored in dry storage area not covered. Spices **Warning**
33-20-4    Basic - Grease on the ground and/or pad around grease receptacle. **Warning**
33-33-4    Basic - Large amount of unused equipment/supplies present. Chairs, tables, and two steam tables stored outside **Warning**
14-52-4    Basic - Nonfood-contact surfaces not designed and constructed to allow easy cleaning and maintenance. Barewood shelf in dry storage **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
33-16-4    Basic - Open dumpster lid. **Warning**
35B-07-4    Basic - Openings to the outside for equipment, such as ventilation fans, not screened or otherwise protected when the equipment is not in operation. By back door **Repeat Violation** **Warning**
08B-63-4    Basic - Unpackaged food in an unprotected holding unit in a customer/nonsecure area. Back door and banquet door unlocked and open. Employee asleep in dining room. **Warning**
36-26-4    Basic - Wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. Under three compartment sink **Warning**
29-11-4    Basic - Water leaking from pipe and/or faucet/handle. Pipe handwash sink cook line **Warning**
42-01-4    Basic - Wet mop not stored in a manner to allow the mop to dry. **Warning**
02D-01-5    Basic - Working containers of food removed from original container not identified by common name. Flour mix on shelf on cook line **Warning**
41-07-4    High Priority - Container of medicine improperly stored. Acid reducer on top of shelving over reach in cooler- moved **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
03D-01-4    High Priority - Cooked potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 70 degrees Fahrenheit within 2 hours. Cooked cauliflower 88-105°f (cooling 2:30pm temped at 6:10pm), cooked chicken 87-93°f (cooling 2:30pm temped at 6:10pm) **Warning**
01B-36-4    High Priority - Cooked/heated potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 70 degrees Fahrenheit within two hours. See stop sale. Cooked cauliflower 88-105°f (cooling 2:30pm temped at 6:10pm), cooked chicken 87-93°f (cooling 2:30pm temped at 6:10pm) **Warning**
03A-02-4    High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Raw shell eggs 78°f greater than 4 hours, raw lamb 49°f, raw chicken 50°f, fried vegetable patty 44°f- moving to walk in cooler, tomato base sauce 43-44°f, tomato base sauce 45-47°f **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
01B-38-4    High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food not cooled from ambient temperature to 41 degrees Fahrenheit within four hours. See stop sale. cheese 50°f (cooling 11:30am temped at 5:51pm), cut tomatoes 45-47°f (cooling 9:30am temped at 5:56pm) **Warning**
03D-06-4    High Priority - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food prepared from/mixed with ingredient(s) at ambient temperature not cooled to 41 degrees Fahrenheit within 4 hours. cheese 50°f (cooling 11:30am temped at 5:51pm), cut tomatoes 45-47°f (cooling 9:30am temped at 5:56pm) **Warning**
08A-05-4    High Priority - Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw lamb over tamarind sauce- rearranged **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
35A-05-4    High Priority - Roach activity present as evidenced by live roaches found. 1 by banquet dining room- discarded. Establishment had pest control 7/15/19 **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
35A-04-4    High Priority - Rodent activity present as evidenced by rodent droppings found. 25 hard and dry in dry storage on floor and food storage shelving, 5 dry by ice machine, 2 hard and dry by employee bathroom, 2 hard and dry by flour storage shelving, 5+ unknown motor area reach in cooler- establishment had pest control 7/15/19. Establishment began cleaning up droppings observed **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
01B-02-4    High Priority - Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food due to temperature abuse. Raw shell eggs 78°f **Warning**
22-02-4    Intermediate - Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. Cutting boards stained, microwave interior **Warning**
31A-02-4    Intermediate - Handwash sink not accessible for employee use due to being blocked by spice cart. **Warning**
27-16-4    Intermediate - Hot water not provided/shut off at employee handwash sink. Handwash sink dish area- hot water line closed **Warning**
16-35-4    Intermediate - No chlorine chemical test kit provided when using chlorine sanitizer at three-compartment sink/warewashing machine. **Warning**
31B-02-4    Intermediate - No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Kitchen handwash sinks- placed napkins at one sink **Corrective Action Taken** **Warning**
03D-19-4    Intermediate - Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food left at room temperature to cool. Cooked cauliflower and cooked chicken- Cooked and left on shelf in kitchen during break between lunch and dinner **Warning**
53B-13-5    Intermediate - Proof of required state approved employee training not available for some employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR contracted provider: Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. **Warning**
48-04-4    Propane tank (larger than 2.7 lb. water capacity/1 lb. gas capacity) located inside of the building. For reporting purposes only. Removed from building **Corrected On-Site**
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