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Brano's Italian Grill

Brano's Italian Grill
3680 N Atlantic Ave
Cocoa Beach, FL 32931
(321)783-6031

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NoticeThe Division of Hotels and Restaurants conducts regular inspections of public food service establishments to assure compliance with state sanitation and safety laws.

Brano's Italian Grill either allowed conditions to exist that pose an immediate threat to the public's health and safety or repeatedly did not correct non-critical violations noted during routine and call-back inspections, despite being given oral and written warnings and ample time to do so.

Each of the listed cases involves either a signed stipulation (“settlement”) between the Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) and Brano's Italian Grill or a Final Order issued after a formal administrative hearing has been conducted. Section 509.261, Florida Statutes, authorizes the Division of Hotels and Restaurants to fine, suspend or revoke the license of establishments that do not comply with state health and safety laws.


Case Number: 4--2010052696 - On November 17, 2010 Brano's Italian Grill, Cocoa Beach was ordered to pay $500 for violations observed during its October 08, 2010 inspection.

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2 Food Service Inspections Since July 1, 2014
Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 5411996
Inspection Date: Monday, September 08, 2014
Inspection Number: 2413604
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 5
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 5
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
38-07-4 Basic.Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Walk in
33-16-4 Basic.Open dumpster lid.
14-67-4 Basic.Reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. 2 small coolers on the line
38-04-4 Basic.Ten (10) foot-candles of light at least 30 inches from floor not provided in walk-in cooler.
38-08-4 Basic.Twenty (20) foot-candles of light not provided inside equipment where food is stored. Dessert coler

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 5311695
Inspection Date: Friday, September 05, 2014
Inspection Number: 2413604
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 27
Number of High Priority Violations: 4
Number of Intermediate Violations: 4
Number of Basic Violations: 19
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
23-06-4 Basic.Build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Trash can at server sink
50-09-4 Basic.Current Hotel and Restaurant license not displayed.
40-06-4 Basic.Employee personal items stored in or above a food preparation area. Gator ade **Corrected On-Site**
36-17-4 Basic.Floor tiles missing. By dough machine
36-11-4 Basic.Floors not maintained smooth and durable. Wall hole by co2 tanks
36-15-4 Basic.Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. Under soda containers **. Repeat Violation**
23-19-4 Basic.Food debris/dust/grease/soil residue on exterior of reach-in cooler/refrigerator. Rusty shelves in fish cooler
36-24-4 Basic.Hole in wall. By handsink
10-20-4 Basic.In-use tongs stored on equipment door handle between uses. **Corrected On-Site**
38-12-4 Basic.Light shield for lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing end caps. Kitchen lights
38-07-4 Basic.Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Walk in
31B-04-4 Basic.No handwashing sign provided at a hand sink used by food employees. Sever area and kitchen
33-16-4 Basic.Open dumpster lid.
14-67-4 Basic.Reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. 2 small coolers on the line
25-05-4 Basic.Single-service articles improperly stored. Coffee filters uncovered and foil pans
23-09-4 Basic.Soiled reach-in cooler gaskets. Prepbox
38-04-4 Basic.Ten (10) foot-candles of light at least 30 inches from floor not provided in walk-in cooler.
38-08-4 Basic.Twenty (20) foot-candles of light not provided inside equipment where food is stored. Dessert coler
21-12-4 Basic.Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. **Corrected On-Site**
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. Pasta 82f Corrective action taken
35A-09-4 High Priority.Presence of insects, rodents, or other pests. 6 live roaches in wall behind handsink in food storage area. 1 live in tin foil box under prep table. 1 dead roach in tin foil box. 1 live under trash can on prep line. 1 live under handwash sink in back prep room. 1 dead on the floor bymop sink area. 1 live in chemical storage area on the wall
41-13-4 High Priority.Sterno stored with/above food, clean equipment and utensils, clean linens and/or single-service items. Sterno by spices **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation**
41-27-4 High Priority.Wiping cloth sanitizer solution exceeds the maximum concentration allowed.
22-02-4 Intermediate.Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. Salad dressing containers
22-05-4 Intermediate.Cutting board(s) stained/soiled. **. Repeat Violation**
22-27-4 Intermediate.Food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. Dough boxes in cooler
41-17-4 Intermediate.Spray bottle containing toxic substance not labeled. Cleaner
47-03-4 Observed electrical wiring in disrepair. For reporting purposes only. Plate cover missing in office

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2014
Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 5220478
Inspection Date: Monday, April 14, 2014
Inspection Number: 2326954
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 1
Number of High Priority Violations: 0
Number of Intermediate Violations: 0
Number of Basic Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
36-28-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated grease. By server trash can **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 5017407
Inspection Date: Thursday, April 10, 2014
Inspection Number: 2326954
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 22
Number of High Priority Violations: 3
Number of Intermediate Violations: 4
Number of Basic Violations: 15
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-01-4 Basic.Bowl or other container with no handle used to dispense food. There is a glass cup in the sugar **Warning**
51-11-4 Basic.Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured. **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
14-05-4 Basic.Cardboard used to line food-contact shelves. Glass cooler **Warning**
12B-07-4 Basic.Employee beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
40-07-4 Basic.Employee personal items stored with or above food, clean equipment and utensils, or single-service items. Dirty apron on the food cans **Warning**
13-07-4 Basic.Employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. Watch on server **Warning**
13-03-4 Basic.Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. Cook **Warning**
14-11-4 Basic.Equipment in poor repair. The large prep box is not holding 41f **Warning**
36-15-4 Basic.Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. **Warning**
08B-38-4 Basic.Food stored on floor. Mahi, alfredo **Warning**
14-52-4 Basic.Nonfood-contact surfaces not designed and constructed to allow easy cleaning and maintenance. Shelves are rusty in the salad cooler **Warning**
14-67-4 Basic.Reach-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair. Salad cooler **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
14-20-4 Basic.Ripped/worn tin foil used as food-contact shelf cover. **Warning**
36-28-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated grease. By server trash can **. Repeat Violation** **Warning**
21-12-4 Basic.Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Cheese provolone 45f. Ham 45f. Large prep box **Warning**
01B-02-4 High Priority.Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food due to temperature abuse. **Warning**
41-02-4 High Priority.Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with food. There is all purpse cleaner by caned food **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
22-05-4 Intermediate.Cutting board(s) stained/soiled. Large prep box **Warning**
22-22-4 Intermediate.Encrusted material on can opener blade. **Warning**
31A-11-4 Intermediate.Handwash sink used for purposes other than handwashing. Utensils in handsink **. Repeat Violation** **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. Sauces **Warning**

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 5017406
Inspection Date: Friday, December 06, 2013
Inspection Number: 2326953
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: 16
Number of High Priority Violations: 1
Number of Intermediate Violations: 4
Number of Basic Violations: 11
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
32-07-4 Basic.Bathroom facility not clean. Employee bathroom
13-07-4 Basic.Employee wearing jewelry other than a plain ring on their hands/arms while preparing food. Server
14-11-4 Basic.Equipment in poor repair. Ther are rusty shelves in salad cooler
36-15-4 Basic.Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor around equiptment legs
08B-38-4 Basic.Food stored on floor. Fish in buckets
14-43-4 Basic.Gaskets/seals on holding unit in poor repair. Salad unit
10-19-4 Basic.In-use tongs stored on oven door handle. **Corrected On-Site**
38-07-4 Basic.Lights in food preparation, food storage or warewashing area missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers. Walk in cooler
05-09-4 Basic.No conspicuously located ambient air temperature thermometer in holding unit. Fry box refrigerator upright
33-16-4 Basic.Open dumpster lid.
36-28-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated grease by the trash can
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Lasagna 47f, Ravioli 47f, cheese 47f. Corrective action taken, plated for party. The unit is not to be used until working
22-05-4 Intermediate.Cutting board(s) stained/soiled. Salad box
13-06-4 Intermediate.Employee with artificial nails/nail polish working with exposed food without wearing intact gloves. Server with red fingernail polish
22-22-4 Intermediate.Encrusted material on can opener blade. **Corrected On-Site**
31A-11-4 Intermediate.Handwash sink used for purposes. There is alid in the handsink

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2012 - June 30, 2013
Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 4939252
Inspection Date: Monday, June 17, 2013
Inspection Number: 2276774
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Complaint Full
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: 16
Number of High Priority Violations: 3
Number of Intermediate Violations: 2
Number of Basic Violations: 11
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
32-21-4 Basic.Bathroom door not self-closing. Employee bafthroom
14-45-4 Basic.Cardboard used to line nonfood-contact shelves. Upright freezer has cardboard as shelf liner. . Server station
32-12-4 Basic.Covered waste receptacle not provided in women's bathroom. Employee bathroom
29-18-4 Basic.Drain cover(s) missing. Bathroom **. Repeat Violation**
13-03-4 Basic.Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. Cook **. Repeat Violation**
10-19-4 Basic.In-use tongs stored on oven door handle between uses.
22-19-4 Basic.Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris. Line. Rpet violation
35B-04-4 Basic.Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. The fan has no screen on it in kitchen
14-33-4 Basic.Reach-in cooler shelves with rust that has pitted the surface. Salad upright
14-20-4 Basic.Ripped/worn tin foil used as food-contact shelf cover. Repet violation
36-27-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated food debris. Server area wall is dirty
03A-02-4 High Priority.Potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Cheese in prep 50f. Stop saled. Overfilled
08A-05-4 High Priority.Raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Raw fish is over cooked mussels. Corrected on site
01B-02-4 High Priority.Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food due to temperature abuse. 1lbof cheese discarded by cook
02C-03-4 Intermediate.Commercially processed ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous (time/temperature control for safety) food opened and held more than 24 hours not properly date marked after opening. Ham in walk in
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. Sausage in walkin

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 4710173
Inspection Date: Saturday, April 06, 2013
Inspection Number: 2222729
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: 21
Number of High Priority Violations: 2
Number of Intermediate Violations: 5
Number of Basic Violations: 14
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
10-07-4 Basic.In-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Pie cutter **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation**
13-03-4 Basic.Employee with no hair restraint while engaging in food preparation. Several cooks
14-20-4 Basic.Ripped/worn tin foil used as food-contact shelf cover.
22-02-4 Intermediate.Accumulation of food debris/grease on food-contact surface. Lids on bulk item bins in walk in
22-05-4 Intermediate.Cutting board(s) stained/soiled. Prep area
22-19-4 Basic.Interior of microwave soiled with encrusted food debris.
22-22-4 Intermediate.Encrusted material on can opener blade. **Corrected On-Site**
22-28-4 Intermediate.Interior of reach-in cooler soiled with accumulation of food residue. Cooler on line
23-05-4 Basic.Soil residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. Fan in walk in
29-18-4 Basic.Drain cover(s) missing. Bathroom
32-12-4 Basic.Covered waste receptacle not provided in women''s bathroom. Employee bathroom in the kitchen
32-17-4 Basic.Self-closing device on bathroom door disconnected/broken. Employees
35B-03-4 Basic.Outer openings not protected with self-closing doors. Rear door **. Repeat Violation**
36-10-4 Basic.Observed cardboard boxes on floor in prep area. For employee to stand on corrected on site
36-15-4 Basic.Food debris accumulated on kitchen floor.
36-24-4 Basic.Hole in wall. Tiles are missing in the bathroom
36-27-4 Basic.Wall soiled with accumulated food debris. By line handsink
41-02-4 High Priority.Toxic substance/chemical stored by or with food. Cleaner by food **Corrected On-Site** **. Repeat Violation**
50-06-4 High Priority - License expired within 30 days after expiration date.
51-11-4 Basic.Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
53B-13-4 Intermediate.Proof of required state approved employee training not available for some employees. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPRs contracted provider: Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. Some servers missing fod workers cards

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 4836573
Inspection Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Inspection Number: 2222728
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 2
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 2
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
35B-03-1 Critical.- Outer openings not protected with self-closing doors. Back door **Warning** **. Repeat Violation**
53B-08-1 Critical.- No proof of required state approved employee training provided. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPR''s contracted provider: Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. Alex **Warning**

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 4710172
Inspection Date: Monday, November 19, 2012
Inspection Number: 2222728
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 14
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 11
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03A-07-1 Critical.- Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Cheese CH 65f,pasta 67 various kinds in ice bath not holding proper temp. Walk in cooler 47f ambient temp **Warning**
04-01-1 Critical.- Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. Holding unit with pasta unable to hold food as it is set up **Warning**
08A-28-1 Critical.- Observed food stored on floor. Blue cheese dressing container **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
10-07-1 Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. 66f **Warning**
12A-22-1 Critical.- Observed food employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands and the establishment has no approved Alternative Operating Procedure. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
22-18-1 Critical.- Observed soil residue in storage containers. Salad dressingcontainers **Warning**
22-27-1 Critical.- Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. Cutting board on floor **Warning**
32-07-1 Critical.- Observed bathroom facility not clean. Employee bathroom **Warning**
32-16-1 Critical.- Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. **Corrected On-Site** **Warning**
35B-03-1 Critical.- Outer openings not protected with self-closing doors. Back door **Warning** **. Repeat Violation**
37-04-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. **Warning**
37-05-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris. By salad dressings **Warning**
41A-02-1 Critical.- Observed toxic item stored by food. Cleaner by flour **Warning** **Corrected On-Site**
53B-08-1 Critical.- No proof of required state approved employee training provided. To order approved program food safety material, call DBPRs contracted provider: Florida Restaurant & Lodging Association (SafeStaff) 866-372-7233. Alex **Warning**

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5 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2011 - June 30, 2012
Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 4544141
Inspection Date: Monday, April 02, 2012
Inspection Number: 2118875
Visit Number: 2
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: 19
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 13
Number of Noncritical Violations: 6
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
08A-26-1 Critical. Observed raw animal food stored over ready-to-eat food. Calamari raw over cooked mussels in line cooler
09-01-1 Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. Observed soup cup without handle in sugar Corrected On Site.
10-02-1 In-use utensil not stored on a clean portion of food preparation or cooking equipment. Observed tongs on oven handle Corrected On Site.
10-04-1 In-use utensil for nonpotentially hazardous food not stored in a clean, protected location. Ice scoop on top of ice bin Corrected On Site.
12A-02-1 Critical. Observed hand wash sink used for purpose other than washing hands. Wisk observed in handwash sink Corrected On Site.
14-33-1 Observed equipment in poor repair. Corner of cooler door jutting out on salad cooler.
21-12-1 Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Corrected On Site. Cold salad bar
21-12-1 Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Observed used cloth on onion cutting board Corrected On Site.
22-19-1 Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled. Top microwave Corrected On Site.
22-19-1 Critical. Observed interior of microwave soiled. Bottom microwave on line Corrected On Site.
22-27-1 Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. Walk in gasket cooler has slight mold growth
22-27-1 Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. Cutting board has black marks on it
24-07-1 Cleaned and sanitized equipment, utensils, linens or single-service not properly stored. Clean knives in dirty container
28-13-1 Critical. Observed raw sewage on ground of establishment. Wastewater on ground
32-04-1 Critical. Bathroom not enclosed with tight-fitting, self-closing doors. Employee bathroom
35B-03-1 Critical. Outer openings not protected with self-closing doors. Rear door is not self closing
50-06-1 Critical. License expired within 30 days after expiration date.
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. Cook
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. No proof of any cards on site

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 4543522
Inspection Date: Monday, April 02, 2012
Inspection Number: 2150795
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Complaint Full
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 3
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 1
Number of Noncritical Violations: 2
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
21-12-1 Violation: 21-12-1Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Corrected On Site.
32-04-1 Critical. Violation: 32-04-1Bathroom not enclosed with tight-fitting, self-closing doors. Employee
37-04-1 Violation: 37-04-1Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. Under dishwasher

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 4375333
Inspection Date: Thursday, February 02, 2012
Inspection Number: 2118875
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 17
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 8
Number of Noncritical Violations: 9
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03D-06-1 Critical. Cooked potentially hazardous food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 70 degrees Fahrenheit within 2 hours. Gravy Corrected On Site.
09-01-1 Critical. Observed improper use of bowl/plastic food container or other container with no handle used to dispense ready-to-eat food. 2 oz souflee in bread crumbs
10-07-1 Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit. Scoop in 84f water Corrected On Site.
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Cutting board Corrected On Site.
21-12-1 Wet wiping cloth not stored in sanitizing solution between uses. Corrected On Site.
22-27-1 Critical. Observed food-contact surfaces encrusted with grease and/or soil deposits. Buckets holding 2 oz souflees
23-06-1 Observed build-up of food debris, dust or dirt on nonfood-contact surface. Trash can in kitchen
24-07-1 Cleaned and sanitized equipment, utensils, linens or single-service not properly stored. Scoop on top of ice bin Corrected On Site.
32-04-1 Critical. Bathroom not enclosed with tight-fitting, self-closing doors. Employee
32-16-1 Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. Corrected On Site.
32-17-1 Critical. Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory. Corrected On Site.
35B-04-1 Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. Fan area
36-12-1 Floors not constructed easily cleanable. Walk in coolet
37-03-1 Observed wall in disrepair. By fryer
37-03-1 Observed wall in disrepair. Door to kitchen peeling
37-04-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated black debris in dishwashing area. Under dishwasher
37-05-1 Observed wall soiled with accumulated food debris. Dish area

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 4434389
Inspection Date: Tuesday, August 02, 2011
Inspection Number: 2141845
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 1
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 1
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
14-37-1 Violation: 14-37-1Observed blue colored cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable for bread.

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 4432401
Inspection Date: Monday, August 01, 2011
Inspection Number: 2141845
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 10
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 7
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
01B-16-1 Critical. Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous food due to temperature abuse (see Stop Sale Notice).
02-22-1 Critical. Ready-to-eat, potentially hazardous food prepared on site and held more than 24 hours with not properly date marked for cookeed pasta in walk-in cooler.
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Observed ricotta chese,egg eash,mozzaralle cheese cold holding 49 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT overnight in pizza make cooler.
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Observed bake lasgna 56 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT,cooked sausage 56 DEGREES FAHRENHEIT,pork 55 DEGREES FARENHEIT in walk-in cooler.
03D-01-1 Critical. Observed food being cooled by nonapproved method. Observed cooked sausage placed in deep covered plastic containers to complete cooling in walk-in cooler.
04-01-1 Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. Pizza cooler ricotta cheese 49 DEGREES FARENHEIT.
04-01-1 Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. Baked lasagna cold holding 56 DEGREES FARENHEIT in walk-in cooler.
14-37-1 Observed blue colored cutting board grooved/pitted and no longer cleanable for bread.
15-32-1 Observed walk-in cooler gasket torn/in disrepair.
15-32-1 Observed pizza cooler gaskets torn/in disrepair.

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4 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2010 - June 30, 2011
Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 4155168
Inspection Date: Thursday, December 09, 2010
Inspection Number: 1958656
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Complaint Full
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 0
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 3957627
Inspection Date: Tuesday, December 07, 2010
Inspection Number: 1958656
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Complaint Full
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 19
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 15
Number of Noncritical Violations: 4
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
03D-06-1 Critical. Cooked potentially hazardous food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 70 degrees Fahrenheit within 2 hours. Sauces at 89f on table
08A-28-1 Critical. Observed food stored on floor. Beef in box
12A-22-1 Critical. Observed food employee touching ready-to-eat food with their bare hands rolls Corrected On Site.
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Corrected On Site.
23-05-1 Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. Under cooler on table
24-07-1 Cleaned and sanitized equipment, utensils, linens or single-service not properly stored. Tongs on oven handle
27-16-1 Critical. Hot water not provided/shut off at employee hand wash sink.
32-17-1 Critical. Handwashing cleanser lacking at handwashing lavatory. Corrected On Site.
35A-03-1 Critical. Observed dead roaches on premises. 1 under prep table
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found1 live on kitchen floor
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 2 dead roaches seen floor in food storage
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found. 1live on prep table
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found. 1 live on pole on food prep table
35B-04-1 Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. Rear door
35B-13-1 Critical. Screening is not 16-mesh to the inch. Fan area
36-15-1 Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. Under equiptment
41A-08-1 Critical. Observed toxic item stored by utensils. Chemicals on food utensil shelf
51-11-1 Carbon dioxide/helium tanks not adequately secured.
53A-01-2 Critical. Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification. Brano

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 4127110
Inspection Date: Saturday, October 09, 2010
Inspection Number: 1958657
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 0
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 0

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 3957628
Inspection Date: Friday, October 08, 2010
Inspection Number: 1958657
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 19
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 16
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
12A-02-1 Critical. Observed hand wash sink used for purpose other than washing hands. Storing bleach bottles
14-41-1 Food-contact surface not smooth and easily cleanable. Wood shelves in cooler and food rack
15-31-1 Observed nonfood-contact equipment in poor repair gaskets
32-15-1 Critical. No handwashing sign provided at a handsink used by food employees. Wait station
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found. 1 live on floor server area
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by dead roaches found. Dead bodies of roaches on handsink in prep
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found. Around 16 live roaches under soda container.
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found. 2 live in desk drawer
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by dead roaches found. 6 dead on floor in food storage area
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by 2 dead roaches in cooler
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found. 3 live in receipt boxe in food storage area
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by live roaches found. 35 live in oil container
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by dea roaches found. 1 dead on top of pizza box
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by dead roaches found. 1 on mixer and 10 dead in corner by pizza area
35A-05-1 Critical. Observed roach activity as evidenced by dead roaches found. 4 dead in employee bathroom
35B-04-1 Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. Rear door gaskets missing
36-13-1 Observed grease accumulated under cooking equipment. Dish area
53A-01-2 Critical. Manager lacking proof of Food Manager Certification. Manager on duty
53A-09-1 Critical. No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation.

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3 Food Service Inspections for July 1, 2009 - June 30, 2010
Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 3840099
Inspection Date: Thursday, February 04, 2010
Inspection Number: 1917897
Visit Number: 2
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Call Back - Complied - Return visit from a previous warning found violations to be corrected.
Total Number of Violations: 3
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 0
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
15-12-1 Violation: 15-12-1Nonfood-contact equipment not designed and constructed in a durable manner. Pressboard shelves in dry storage unsealed
33-16-1 Violation: 33-16-1Observed open dumpster lid.
38-07-1 Violation: 38-07-1Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers.

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 3770264
Inspection Date: Monday, February 01, 2010
Inspection Number: 1917897
Visit Number: 1
Inspection Class: Food
Inspection Type: Routine - Food
Inspection Disposition: Warning Issued - Sanitary and/or safety conditions require the inspector to return in the near future to ensure corrective action has been taken for violations found.
Total Number of Violations: 20
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 13
Number of Noncritical Violations: 7
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
01B-16-1 Critical. Stop Sale issued on potentially hazardous food due to temperature abuse (
03A-07-1 Critical. Observed potentially hazardous food cold held at greater than 41 degrees Fahrenheit. Salami 51, blue chees 50,sausage 50f,pepperoni 50
03D-06-1 Critical. Cooked potentially hazardous food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 70 degrees Fahrenheit within 2 hours. Sausage
03D-06-1 Critical. Cooked potentially hazardous food not cooled from 135 degrees Fahrenheit to 70 degrees Fahrenheit within 2 hours. Pasta sitting at room temp Corrected On Site.
04-01-1 Critical. Cold holding equipment incapable of maintaining potentially hazardous food at proper temperatures. Small prep
05-08-1 Critical. No thermometer provided to measure temperature of food product.
10-07-1 Observed in-use utensil stored in standing water less than 135 degrees Fahrenheit.
12A-02-1 Critical. Observed hand wash sink blocked by glassrack Corrected On Site.
12A-02-1 Critical. Observed hand wash sink used for purpose other than washing hands. Bucket in bar sink
12B-07-1 Critical. Observed an open beverage container on a food preparation table or over/next to clean equipment/utensils. Prep area by microwave
15-12-1 Nonfood-contact equipment not designed and constructed in a durable manner. Pressboard shelves in dry storage unsealed
23-05-1 Observed residue build-up on nonfood-contact surface. Fan
25-06-1 Observed single-service articles stored without protection from contamination. 2 oz souflee on floor
32-16-1 Critical. Hand wash sink lacking proper hand drying provisions. Wait station
33-16-1 Observed open dumpster lid.
36-15-1 Observed food debris accumulated on kitchen floor. Under handsink
38-07-1 Lights missing the proper shield, sleeve coatings or covers.
41A-08-1 Critical. Observed toxic item stored by utensils. Wd40 by paper Corrected On Site.
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.
53A-09-1 Critical. No currently certified food service manager on duty with four or more employees engaged in food preparation.

Inspection For: BRANO'S ITALIAN GRILL
License Number: 1506176
License ID: 4052909
Inspection Visit ID: 3739063
Inspection Date: Tuesday, September 01, 2009
Inspection Number: 1914977
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: 6
Number of Critical/Risk Violations: 3
Number of Noncritical Violations: 3
Details
ViolationObservations of Inspector [as written on inspection]
35B-04-1 Critical. Outer openings of establishment cannot be properly sealed when not in operation. Gaskets at rear door and front door
35B-13-1 Critical. Screening is not 16-mesh to the inch. Fan
36-12-1 Floors not constructed easily cleanable. Baseboard not sealed
37-12-1 Ceiling not smooth and easily cleanable. Acoustical tiles in bar
37-13-1 Observed hole in ceiling. Where pipes enter
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. New employee

NoticeEach restaurant inspection report is a “snapshot” of conditions present at the time of the inspection. On any given day Brano's Italian Grill 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 Brano's Italian Grill.

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 Brano's Italian Grill 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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