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Name: POLLO TROPICAL #73 License Number: SEA6019470
Rank: Seating License Expiration Date: 12/01/2024
Primary Status: Current Secondary Status: Active
Location Address: 3085 45 ST

Inspection Information
Inspection Type Inspection Date Result High Priority Violations Intermediate Violations Basic Violations
Complaint Full 07/02/2021 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
23-24-4    Basic - Buildup of food debris/soil residue on chicken reach in cooler door handles. RIC used to store raw chicken gaskets soiled with slimy/ moldy build-up.
35B-02-4    Basic - Insect control device installed over food preparation area. Bug Zapper installed above chicken tumbler at chicken prep area.
22-16-4    Basic - Reach-in cooler interior used to store chicken has accumulation of soil residues. Manager cleaned. **Corrective Action Taken**
21-08-4    Basic - Wiping cloth quaternary ammonium compound sanitizing solution not at proper minimum strength. Sanitizer Bucket (Quaternary 50ppm); Manager fixed quaternary solution to 200 ppm. **Corrected On-Site**
35A-02-6    High Priority - Live, small flying insects in kitchen, food preparation area, food storage area and/or bar area. Observed 1 fly landed on raw chicken at chicken tumbler area. See Stop Sale . 1 fly at the grill area 1 fly at rice prep / hot holding boxes area 1 fly in the dry storage
12A-09-4    High Priority - Single-use gloves not changed as needed after changing tasks or when damaged or soiled. Employee took food order at drive trough window, touched ear/ microphone headset than proceeded to touch bread, filled rice and beans containers and bagged the order. Employee did not change gloves and wash hands before changing tasks; handling food. Reviewed proper glove change and handwash with manager and employee.
03A-02-5    High Priority - Time/temperature control for safety food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. sliced cheese (41-55°F - Cold Holding) at main food holding/ serving area. Container stacked above the rim. Food not portioned or prepared today. Food out of temperature for less than four hours. Operator divided container into smaller portions and placed cheese in walk-in cooler to quick chill. **Corrective Action Taken**
41-15-5    High Priority - Wiping cloth solution exceeding the maximum concentration allowed stored in a location that could result in the cross contamination of food, equipment, utensils, linens, single-service, or single-use articles. Sanitizer Bucket (Quaternary over 400ppm) Operator fixed quaternary solution to 200 ppm **Corrected On-Site**
31B-06-4    Intermediate - Soap dispenser at handwash sink by fryers not working/unable to dispense soap. **Repeat Violation**
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