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Best Western Ocean Beach Hotel & Suites Lobby Bar

Best Western Ocean Beach Hotel & Suites Lobby Bar
5500 Ocean Beach Blvd
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
(321)784-2550

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2 Food Service Inspections Since July 1, 2014
Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 5537493
Inspection Visit ID: 5371537
Inspection Date: Tuesday, January 13, 2015
Inspection Number: 2438611
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 2
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 1
Number of Basic Violations: 1
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08B-38-4 Basic.Food stored on floor. Water jugs on walk in floor
27-17-4 Intermediate.Water pressure lacking at fixtures that require the use of water. Roof repair being done.

Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 5537493
Inspection Visit ID: 5332843
Inspection Date: Friday, July 18, 2014
Inspection Number: 2427934
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 5
Number of High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 2
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-45-4 Basic.Cardboard used to line nonfood-contact shelves. Hot holdin
31B-04-4 Basic.No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. Bar
08B-02-4 High Priority.Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. Ineffective sneeze guards on patries on the buffett
31B-02-4 Intermediate.No paper towels or mechanical hand drying device provided at handwash sink. Bar
31B-03-4 Intermediate.No soap provided at handwash sink. Bar

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 5537493
Inspection Visit ID: 5040029
Inspection Date: Thursday, March 06, 2014
Inspection Number: 2342876
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 2
Number of High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 1
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-52-4 Basic.Nonfood-contact surfaces not designed and constructed to allow easy cleaning and maintenance. Vents in kitchen re rusty
08A-05-4 High Priority.Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. There is raw bagged eggs over milk **Corrected On-Site**

Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 5537493
Inspection Visit ID: 5040030
Inspection Date: Thursday, December 05, 2013
Inspection Number: 2342877
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 0
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 0

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 5537493
Inspection Visit ID: 4899596
Inspection Date: Thursday, April 25, 2013
Inspection Number: 2266536
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 4
Number of High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 2
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-11-4 Basic.Equipment in poor repair. Fan cover missing in 2 door cooler
25-06-4 Basic.Single-service articles not stored inverted or protected from contamination. Cups in rack have exposed lips
08B-02-4 High Priority.Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. Banana bread has ineffective sneeze guard once lid is opened
08B-01-4 High Priority.Self-service salad bar/buffet lacking adequate sneezeguards or other proper protection from contamination. Oatmeal toppings

Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 4223982
Inspection Visit ID: 4720268
Inspection Date: Friday, December 21, 2012
Inspection Number: 2230459
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 2
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-21-1 Critical.- Self-service salad bar/buffet lacking adequate sneezeguards or other proper protection from contamination. Brown sugar and raisins missing sneeze guard **. Repeat Violation**
14-41-1 Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable. Cardboard under the syrup in kitchen

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 4223982
Inspection Visit ID: 4388510
Inspection Date: Monday, January 30, 2012
Inspection Number: 2128876
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 4
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 3
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-20-1 Critical. Observed dented gravy can
08A-20-1 Critical. Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. Sneeze guard not effective/muffins/bagels breads. FINAL WARNING. Repeat Violation.
14-33-1 Observed equipment in poor repair. Fan cover missing in frig
53B-08-1 Critical. No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment. 2 new people

Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 4223982
Inspection Visit ID: 4388511
Inspection Date: Friday, November 18, 2011
Inspection Number: 2128877
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 2
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 2
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-20-1 Critical. Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. Sneeze guard not on bread items. It is on site
12A-09-1 Critical. Observed food employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. Corrected On Site.

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011
Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 4223982
Inspection Visit ID: 4265902
Inspection Date: Thursday, June 09, 2011
Inspection Number: 2051709
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 2
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 2
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-20-1 Critical. Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. Muffins and bread with a lid that does not protect items when open. Repeat Violation.
53B-08-1 Critical. No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment. Anna

Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 4223982
Inspection Visit ID: 4077971
Inspection Date: Monday, January 31, 2011
Inspection Number: 2027032
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 1
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Butter 72f Corrected On Site.

Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 4223982
Inspection Visit ID: 4076306
Inspection Date: Tuesday, July 13, 2010
Inspection Number: 2026826
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Food-Licensing Inspection
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 3
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-20-1 Critical. Displayed food not properly protected from contamination. Eggs under cover,waffles exposed in sneeze range on line
25-05-1 Observed single-service articles improperly stored. Cups on floor in bar area
51-11-1 Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. Bar

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010
Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES - LOBBY BAR
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 3375725
Inspection Visit ID: 3665886
Inspection Date: Friday, January 15, 2010
Inspection Number: 1878665
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 1
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-29-1 Critical. Observed ineffective sneeze guard on waffles

Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES - LOBBY BAR
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 3375725
Inspection Visit ID: 3665887
Inspection Date: Tuesday, July 21, 2009
Inspection Number: 1878666
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 9
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 8
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
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ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
01B-16-1 Critical. Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous food due to no date marking. Meatballs and cheesesticks
01B-24-1 Critical. Ready-to-eat potentially hazardous food not consumed/sold within 7 days after opening/preparation. Food may not be served. Meatballs and cheese sticks
02-22-1 Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. Meatballs and cheese stix in walk in
02-22-1 Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked. Meatballs and cheesestix in 2 door cooler
08A-29-1 Critical. Observed sneeze guards not effective. Repeat Violation.
32-15-1 Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. Bar
32-16-1 Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. Bar
32-17-1 Critical. Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory. Bar
51-11-1 Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2008 - June 30, 2009
Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES - LOBBY BAR
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 3375725
Inspection Visit ID: 3211489
Inspection Date: Thursday, January 29, 2009
Inspection Number: 1686897
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 1
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-29-1 Critical. Observed top two sneeze guards open enough to sneeze on food items

Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES - LOBBY BAR
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 3375725
Inspection Visit ID: 3211490
Inspection Date: Friday, September 26, 2008
Inspection Number: 1686898
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 3
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 3
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. 55f eggs Corrected On Site.
04-01-1 Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. Egg container
45-39-2 Critical. Portable fire extinguisher not properly mounted at least 4 inches off the floor and the top no higher than 5 feet off the floor. For reporting purposes only. Kitchen

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2007 - June 30, 2008
Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES - LOBBY BAR
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 3375725
Inspection Visit ID: 2967902
Inspection Date: Monday, January 14, 2008
Inspection Number: 1615448
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 4
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 4
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
01B-16-1 Critical. Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous food due to temperature abuse (Time temp discussed. Discard by 10am
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. 52f eggs
04-01-1 Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. Egg unit
45-39-1 Critical. Portable fire extinguisher not properly mounted at least 4 inches off the floor and the top no higher than 5 feet off the floor.

Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES - LOBBY BAR
License Number: 1502574
License ID: 3375725
Inspection Visit ID: 2967903
Inspection Date: Tuesday, August 14, 2007
Inspection Number: 1615449
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 6
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 6
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-29-1 Critical. Observed uncovered food in holding unit,ice,bread units
22-21-1 Critical. Observed lime buildup inside ice bin.
46-09-1 Critical. Exit signs not properly illuminated. South door
50-09-1 Critical. Hotel and Restaurant license not properly displayed.
53A-01-1 Critical. Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification. Sam. 90 days from becoming a manager.
53B-08-1 Critical. No proof of required employee training provided. All public food service establishments must provide the division with proof of employee training upon request, including, but not limited to, at the time of any division inspection of the establishment. Pro

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2 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2006 - June 30, 2007
Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES - LOBBY BAR
License Number: 1502574
Inspection Date: Tuesday, February 06, 2007
Inspection Number: 1503853
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 0
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0

Inspection For: BEST WESTERN OCEAN BEACH HOTEL & SUITES - LOBBY BAR
License Number: 1502574
Inspection Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2006
Inspection Number: 1503855
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Inspection Completed - No Further Action - Sanitary and safety conditions did not warrant a follow-up visit to ensure correction. Establishment will be inspected again at the next routine interval.
Total Number of Violations: 0
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0

NoticeEach restaurant inspection report is a “snapshot” of conditions present at the time of the inspection. On any given day Best Western Ocean Beach Hotel & Suites Lobby Bar in Cocoa Beach Florida may have fewer or more violations than noted in their most recent restaurant inspection. An inspection conducted on any given day may not be representative of the overall, long-term conditions at Cocoa Beach's Best Western Ocean Beach Hotel & Suites Lobby Bar.

A summary of violations found during inspections are listed in the Food Service Inspection boxes above. Cited are violations of Florida's sanitation and safety laws, which are based on the standards of U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Food Code.

Effective January 1, 2013, the Florida Division of Hotels and Restaurants adopted a new three-tiered violation classification system that replaces the "critical" or "non-critical" classification in use up until then. The new system uses the terms "High Priority," "Intermediate" and "Basic" which better define violation information for consumers, making it easier to understand.

In general, High Priority violations are those which could contribute directly to a foodborne illness or injury. Although the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) uses the term "High Priority", varying degrees of severity and potential risk to the public require inspectors to assess each situation in determining the appropriate action. In addition, while Best Western Ocean Beach Hotel & Suites Lobby Bar may have multiple violations, the inspectors' training and judgment formulate the overall result of the inspection to ensure public health and safety.

Intermediate violations are those which, if not addressed, could lead to risk factors that contribute to foodborne illness or injury. Basic violations are those which are considered best practices to implement.

Formally, Critical violations were those that, if not corrected, were more likely to contribute directly to food contamination, illness or environmental damage. Noncritical violations did not directly relate to foodborne illness risk, but were preventive measures that included practices and procedures which effectively controled environmental conditions. Left uncorrected, noncritical violations could undermine the overall food safety program of an establishment and lead to the development of critical violations.

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.

Violations listed refer to the revelant section of Florida regulation that has been observed to be deficient during the inspection. Each establishment must comply with the language of the inspection statement. For purposes of enforcement and compliance, the DBPR recognizes the status as printed on the inspection form, although the severity of the violation observed may warrant additional action regardless of its "High Priority/Intermediate/Basic" or "critical/noncritical" designation.


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